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Person: ASKEW, W.D.  (1862-1918)

Biographical summary of this person
Full name
William Dummett ASKEW
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
tailor; occasional lantern operator; contributor to OMLJ, 1893
Main period of activity
1890s
Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
5 April 1891
~29
census record
1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/1771.44.3
– occupation “Tailor and Cutter”
31 March 1901
~39
census record
1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/1191.13.17
– occupation “Tailor's Cutter & Manager”
2 April 1911
~49
census record
1911 Census of England and Wales, RG14/6876.367
– occupation “Master Tailor”
1918
~55
died at
Texts linked to this person
Article (1)

W.D. Askew, ‘Cycling with a lantern’ in OMLJ 4.54 (November 1893)


Correspondence (published) (2)

‘Henry’, E. Clinch, Frederic E. Ives, ‘One Who Has Tried It’, W.D. Askew, Fuerst Brothers and ‘Profundo Petro’, ‘Correspondence’ in OMLJ 5.57 (February 1894)  –  'The Askew lantern box'

W.D. Askew, ‘J.B.M.’, ‘Ion’ and Newton & Co., ‘Correspondence’ in OMLJ 5.60 (May 1894)  –  'Re. Askew lantern box'

References
David Robinson, Stephen Herbert and Richard Crangle (editors), Encyclopaedia of the magic lantern (London: Magic Lantern Society, 2001), p. 20
Help: a journal of social service (1891-1892) Vol. 1 No. 10 (1 November 1891), p. 201
  –  member of National Society of Lanternists
Lucerna ID  6002734

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 27 May 2017

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