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Person: TIPTON, James  (1847-1922)

Biographical summary of this person
Full name
Isaac James TIPTON
Relevance of this person
author/arranger of services of song used with slide sets
Main period of activity
2 April 1871
census record
1871 Census of England and Wales, RG10/2272.28.6
– occupation “School Master”
3 April 1881
census record
1881 Census of England and Wales, RG11/2366.106.12
– occupation “Schoolmaster”
29 January 1884
[Magic lantern lecture] (lantern lecture, Watchet, Somerset, England, 29 January 1884)
5 April 1891
census record
1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/1869.29.1
– occupation “Schoolmaster”
31 March 1901
census record
1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/2278.154.45
– occupation “Schoolmaster”
16 April 1922
died at
9 May 1922
archive entry
National Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1922 p.93
Texts linked to this person
Services of song (21)

Biddy: a service of sacred song (London and Glasgow: Bayley & Ferguson, n.d.)

The boy martyr: or, faithful unto death (Glasgow: Bayley & Ferguson, n.d.)

Eva: a musically illustrated service (London: A. Weekes & Co., 1875)

For the master's sake: a temperance service of song (London and Glasgow: Bayley & Ferguson, n.d.)

The golden key: a musical service (Glasgow: Bayley & Ferguson, n.d.)

Golden links: or, led by the Lord (Glasgow: Bayley & Ferguson, n.d.)

Hump and all: or a mother's prayer (Glasgow: Bayley & Ferguson, n.d.)

Humpty Dumpty and his silver bells (Glasgow: Bayley & Ferguson, n.d.)

Little Dot (n.d.)

Mattie's home (Glasgow: Bayley & Ferguson, n.d.)

Mother's last words (Glasgow: Bayley & Ferguson, n.d.)

One of His jewels: a musical service of song (London and Glasgow: Bayley & Ferguson, n.d.)

Our Father's care: a musically illustrated service (Glasgow: Bayley & Ferguson, n.d.)

Paul: the little mediator (Glasgow: Bayley & Ferguson, n.d.)

The shadow of a life (Glasgow: Bayley & Ferguson, n.d.)

The way to Heaven: a service of song (Glasgow: Bayley & Ferguson, n.d.)

Wee Davie: a musically illustrated service (London and Glasgow: Bayley & Ferguson, n.d.)

Whiter than snow (London: S.P.C.K., A. Weekes & Co. and Simpkin, Marshall & Co., 1882)

Won by a child (Glasgow: Bayley & Ferguson, n.d.)

Help: a journal of social service (1891-1892) Vol. 1 No. 8 (1 September 1891), p. 155
  –  member of National Society of Lanternists

A testimonial letter from Tipton in the 1878 Hughes catalogue (incorrectly giving his first initial as 'F') gives his address as Taunton, Somerset, and his position as 'Head Master, British School'. The letter is praising Hughes' slide set for Tipton's service of song Eva.

Lucerna ID  6001585

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 5 December 2016

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