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Person: MOSS, R.J.  (1854- after 1913)

Biographical summary of this person
Portrait of R.J.Moss in 1901

Portrait photo from OMLJ, March 1901

Full name
Richard John MOSS
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
contributor to OMLJ, 1892-1900
Main period of activity
1890s-1900s
Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
12 March 1854
born at
13 September 1875
21
marriage
England and Wales index of marriages
– occupation “General Dealer”; marriage to Cecilia Mellon, at South Hackney Parish Church, London
5 April 1891
37
census record
1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/979.43.33
– occupation “Stationer's Assistant”
00 00 - 1898
~43
partner
1899
~44
owner
31 March 1901
47
census record
1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/2881.37.28
– occupation “Acetylene Gas Engineer”
1902
~47
partner
2 April 1911
57
census record
1911 Census of England and Wales, RG14/28802
– occupation “Acetylene Engineer & Manufacturer of Apparatus”
in or after 1913
~58+
died at
unknown location
Texts linked to this person
Articles (12)

R.J. Moss, ‘Can dissolving views be produced with a single lantern?’ in OMLJ 7.90 (November 1896)

R.J. Moss, ‘A good portable screen stand’ in OMLJ 5.66 (November 1894)

R.J. Moss, ‘How I made my first generator for acetylene gas’ in OMLJ 8.92 (January 1897)

R.J. Moss, ‘How to choose an acetylene gas generator for lantern work: [part 1]’ in OMLJ 8.94 (March 1897)

R.J. Moss, ‘How to choose an acetylene gas generator for lantern work: [part 2]’ in OMLJ 8.95 (April 1897)

R.J. Moss, ‘Signals’ in OMLJ 6.69 (February 1895)

R.J. Moss, ‘A stand for opaque screens’ in OMLJ 5.63 (August 1894)

R.J. Moss, ‘Which acetylene generator shall I buy?: [part 1]’ in OMLJ 11.135 (August 1900)

R.J. Moss, ‘Which acetylene generator shall I buy?: [part 2]’ in OMLJ 11.136 (September 1900)

R.J. Moss, ‘Why are lantern exhibitions less popular?’ in OMLJ 6.74 (July 1895)

R.J. Moss, ‘Why some acetylene companies have disappeared’ in OMLJ 11.134 (July 1900)

R.J. Moss, ‘Why? oil lamps’ in OMLJ 12.143 (April 1901)


Correspondence (published) (3)

R.J. Moss, Alfred Pumphrey and William Jackson Pigott, ‘Correspondence’ in OMLJ 3.40 (September 1892)  –  'Free advertisement slides -- short tales wanted'

R.J. Moss, ‘Bombastes Triple’, H.L. Kerdel and ‘Bartos’, ‘Correspondence’ in OMLJ 8.93 (February 1897)  –  'Acetylene gas burners'

R.J. Moss, ‘A Retired Manufacturer’ and ‘Grateful’, ‘Correspondence’ in OMLJ 10.124 (September 1899)  –  'Calcium carbide residues'

References
‘New apparatus’ in OMLJ 11.134 (July 1900)
  –  change of business address (and name?)
‘Notes’ in OMLJ 9.106 (March 1898)
‘Notes’ in OMLJ 10.126 (November 1899)
Lucerna ID  6002930

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 20 September 2014

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