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Person: STEWARD, J.H.  (1817-1896)

Biographical summary of this person
Full name
James Henry STEWARD
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
proprietor of lantern and slide making and dealing business
Main period of activity
1860s-90s
Relationships to other people

employer of GREGORY, William  (c.1837-1900)

Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
24 August 1817
born at
1860s - 1896
~42
owner
7 April 1861
43
census record
1861 Census of England and Wales, RG9/57.99.7
– occupation “Jeweller and Optician”
2 April 1871
53
census record
1871 Census of England and Wales, RG10/762.41.25
– occupation “Jeweller”
3 April 1881
63
census record
1881 Census of England and Wales, RG11/728.21.38
– occupation “Optician and Jeweller”
5 April 1891
73
census record
1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/516.75.32
– occupation “Optician”
20 August 1896
78
died at
25 September 1896
archive entry
National Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1896 S-T p.173
– occupation “Optician”
Texts linked to this person
Correspondence (published) (4)

R.R. Beard, J.A. Furnivel and J.H. Steward, ‘Correspondence’ in OMLJ 2.31 (December 1891)  –  'Rolling curtain shutter'

James D. Ross, T. Anns, ‘L.S.D.’, C. Dales, W.I. Chadwick, J.H. Steward and ‘A Lantern Operator’, ‘Correspondence’ in OMLJ 4.45 (February 1893)  –  'Conveyance of compressed gas cylinders'

Elliott and Son, J.H. Steward, Thomas Fletcher, ‘Lanternist’, Alfred Watkins, ‘Expert’, ‘J.S.L.’, A.B. Spawforth and ‘Light, More Light’, ‘Correspondence’ in OMLJ 4.46 (March 1893)  –  'Railway rates for gas cylinders'

Samuel Heatley, J.H. Steward, Kenric B. Murray, Kenneth S. Murray and William Jackson Pigott, ‘Correspondence’ in OMLJ 5.61 (June 1894)  –  'Cylinder box'

References
David Robinson, Stephen Herbert and Richard Crangle (editors), Encyclopaedia of the magic lantern (London: Magic Lantern Society, 2001), p. 294
‘Notes and queries’ in OMLJ 7.88 (September 1896)
  –  obituary notice
Lucerna ID  6002530

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 10 July 2019

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