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Person: BIRD, Graystone  (1862-1943)

Biographical summary of this person
Full name
Owen Graystone BIRD
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
photographer and lantern slide manufacturer
Main period of activity
1880s-1910s
Other internet resources
see record in Wikipedia
Relationships to other people

son of BIRD, Frederick  (c.1838-1928)

Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
3 May 1862
born at
2 April 1871
8
census record
1871 Census of England and Wales, RG10/2495.39.28
3 April 1881
18
census record
1881 Census of England and Wales, RG11/2437.98.11
– occupation “Assistant Photographer”
1885-1930s
~22
owner
5 April 1891
28
census record
1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/1935.22.8
– occupation “Photographer and Portrait Painter”
31 March 1901
38
census record
1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/2340.154.19
– occupation “Art Photographer”
2 April 1911
48
census record
1911 Census of England and Wales, RG14/14707.28
– occupation “Photographer”
29 September 1939
77
archive entry
1939 England and Wales Register, WNAW 316-1
– occupation “Photographer (Practically Retired)”
17 October 1943
81
died at
unknown location
References
David Robinson, Stephen Herbert and Richard Crangle (editors), Encyclopaedia of the magic lantern (London: Magic Lantern Society, 2001), p. 38
Andrew Gill, ‘Graystone Bird’ in NMLJ 11.7 (December 2013)
‘Notes’ in OMLJ 11.132 (May 1900)
  –  gold medal in Bath exhibition
Lucerna ID  6002172

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 18 May 2020

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