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Person: WATKINS, Alfred  (1855-1935)

Biographical summary of this person
Full name
Alfred WATKINS
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
author of lectures used with slide sets; contributor to OMLJ, 1889-91
Main period of activity
1880s-90s
Other internet resources
Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
27 January 1855
born at
3 April 1881
26
census record
1881 Census of England and Wales, RG11/2594.23.40
– occupation “Mill Manager”
1890-1900s
~34
owner
5 April 1891
36
census record
1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/2059.72.33
– occupation “Miller and Brewer”
31 March 1901
46
census record
1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/2482.51.46
– occupation “Miller, Corn Merchant, Photographic Apparatus Maker”
2 April 1911
56
census record
1911 Census of England and Wales, RG14/15713.111
– occupation “Flour Miller”
7 April 1935
80
died at
30 August 1935
archive entry
National Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1935 p.307
Slide sets linked to this person

photographer: Bees and bee-keeping (lecture: York & Son, 30 slides, 1894)

Texts linked to this person
Articles (3)

Alfred Watkins, ‘Outdoor lantern illustration’ in OMLJ 3.40 (September 1892)

Alfred Watkins, ‘A portable screen for small rooms’ in OMLJ 2.30 (November 1891)

Alfred Watkins, ‘To obtain the best light from oil lamps’ in OMLJ 2.20 (January 1891)


Correspondence (published) (2)

F.W. Hart, George B. Courtenay and Alfred Watkins, ‘Correspondence’ in OMLJ 1.4 (September 1889)  –  'Lantern diagrams'

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)  –  'Piracy of slides'


Lecture (1)

Alfred Watkins, Bees and bee-keeping (London: York & Son, c.1894)

Lucerna ID  6002048

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 16 February 2018

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