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Person: PALMER, Mervyn, F.R.G.S.  (1882-1954)

Biographical summary of this person
Full name
Mervyn Grove PALMER  F.R.G.S.
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
photographer of slide sets, historian, curator of local museum
Main period of activity
N/A
Other internet resources
Relationships to other people

son of PALMER, F. Grove  (1851-1927)

musician ROWDEN, A.O.  (1877-1960)

Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
17 April 1882
born at
31 March 1901
18
census record
1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/437.76.45
– occupation “Chemist”
1932 - 1954
~49
employee
29 September 1939
57
archive entry
1939 England and Wales Register, BMEU 132/1
– occupation “Librarian and Museum Curator”
28 September 1954
72
died at
Slide sets linked to this person

photographer: [Ilfracombe Museum Collection: family and holiday photographs by the Palmer family] (miscellaneous: manufacturer unknown, 37 slides, n.d.)

photographer: [Ilfracombe Museum Collection: Field Club rambles] (lecture: privately made, 34 slides, n.d.)

photographer: [Ilfracombe Museum Collection: Ilfracombe Harbour] (miscellaneous: privately assembled, at least 47 slides, n.d.)

slide maker: [Ilfracombe Museum Collection: Lundy Island] (lecture: privately made, 46 slides, n.d.)

photographer: [Ilfracombe Museum Collection: Lundy Island] (lecture: privately made, 46 slides, n.d.)

slide maker: [Ilfracombe Museum Collection: miscellaneous and unidentified slides] (miscellaneous: manufacturer unknown, at least 46 slides, n.d.)

photographer: [Ilfracombe Museum Collection: miscellaneous and unidentified slides] (miscellaneous: manufacturer unknown, at least 46 slides, n.d.)

photographerphotographer: [Ilfracombe Museum Collection: North Devon villages and towns] (lecture: privately made, at least 186 slides, c.1938)

photographer: [Ilfracombe Museum Collection: photographs of birds] (lecture: manufacturer unknown, at least 178 slides, n.d.)

photographer: [Ilfracombe Museum Collection: primitive man and miscellaneous] (lecture: manufacturer unknown, 45 slides, n.d.)

photographer: Inca-Land (lecture: privately made, 50 slides, n.d.)

Slides showing image of this person
slide image -- S.W. Nats Union Conference at Plymouth, 30 May 1952slide image -- Us in the New Forest, 1902 -- J. Dallas, M.G. Palmer and H.W. Hammondslide image -- Mervyn G. Palmerslide image -- A Family Group, 18-8-01slide image -- M.G.P. and R.F. Moore at the Weir House, Horsey, Brauntonslide image -- S.W. Nats Union Conference at Plymouth -- M.G.P. welcomes the Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoressslide image -- At R.F. Moore's Camp, Lee, Ilfracombe
Slide set references

image appears in: [Ilfracombe Museum Collection: people and local events] (miscellaneous: privately made, at least 32 slides, n.d.)

image appears in: [Ilfracombe Museum Collection: family and holiday photographs by the Palmer family] (miscellaneous: manufacturer unknown, 37 slides, n.d.)

image appears in: [Ilfracombe Museum Collection: Field Club rambles] (lecture: privately made, 34 slides, n.d.)

Lucerna ID  6004358

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 January 2019

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