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Person: WRAY, Cecil  (1866-1944)

Biographical summary of this person
Full name
Cecil WRAY
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
engineer and inventor of cinematograph equipment
Main period of activity
1890s
Relationships to other people

business partner of BAXTER, C.W.  (c.1875- after 1911)

Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
23 October 1866
born at
5 April 1891
24
census record
1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/3640.71.13
1897-1898
~30
partner
1899
~32
partner
31 March 1901
34
census record
1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/4156.97.35
2 April 1911
44
census record
1911 Census of England and Wales, RG14/26651
30 September 1944
77
died at
Hardware linked to this person

inventor: Kineoptoscope (cinematograph, Riley Brothers, 1896)

References
Stephen Herbert and Luke McKernan (editors), Who's who of Victorian cinema: a worldwide survey (London: British Film Institute, 1996), p. 155
Help: a journal of social service (1891-1892) Vol. 1 No. 8 (1 September 1891), p. 155
  –  member of National Society of Lanternists
‘Notes’ in OMLJ 9.106 (March 1898)
  –  cinematograph show in Bradford
Lucerna ID  6003063

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 8 December 2016

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