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Person: HEPWORTH, Cecil  (1874-1953)

Biographical summary of this person
Full name
Cecil Milton HEPWORTH
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
cinematograph pioneer; contributor to OMLJ, 1890s
Main period of activity
1890s-1900s
Relationships to other people

son of HEPWORTH, T.C., F.C.S.  (1844-1905)

Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
19 March 1874
born at
3 April 1881
7
census record
1881 Census of England and Wales, RG11/209.112.48
– occupation “Scholar”
5 April 1891
17
census record
1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/131.107.6
1897
~22
owner
1900
~25
partner
31 March 1901
27
census record
1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/475.52.36
– occupation “Cinematographer”
2 April 1911
37
census record
1911 Census of England and Wales, RG14/2983.5
– occupation “Manufacturer -- Cinematograph Pictures”
9 February 1953
78
died at
7 August 1953
archive entry
National Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1953 p.367
Texts linked to this person
Articles (8)

Cecil Hepworth, ‘The electric light in the optical lantern: no. I’ in OMLJ 7.90 (November 1896)

Cecil Hepworth, ‘The electric light in the optical lantern: no. II’ in OMLJ 7.91 (December 1896)

Cecil Hepworth, ‘The electric light in the optical lantern: no. III’ in OMLJ 8.92 (January 1897)

Cecil Hepworth, ‘The electric light in the optical lantern: no. IV’ in OMLJ 8.93 (February 1897)

Cecil Hepworth, ‘The electric light in the optical lantern: no. V’ in OMLJ 8.94 (March 1897)

Cecil Hepworth, ‘The electric light in the optical lantern: no. VI’ in OMLJ 8.98 (July 1897)

Cecil Hepworth, ‘The electric light in the optical lantern: no. VII’ in OMLJ 8.100 (September 1897)

Cecil Hepworth, ‘The electric light in the optical lantern: no. VIII’ in OMLJ 8.101 (October 1897)

References
Stephen Herbert and Luke McKernan (editors), Who's who of Victorian cinema: a worldwide survey (London: British Film Institute, 1996), pp. 64-65
‘Notes’ in OMLJ 8.95 (April 1897)
  –  opening new shop in London
Lucerna ID  6002389

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 13 February 2020

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