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Person: GARBUTT, James W.  (c.1864-1917)

Biographical summary of this person
Full name
James William GARBUTT
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
professional lanternist and slide maker
Main period of activity
1890s
Relationships to other people

son of GARBUTT, John  (1838-c.1892)

associated with BALL, Sir Robert  (1840-1913)

brother of GARBUTT, Ernest C.  (1873-1959)

Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
1881
~17
employee
3 April 1881
~17
census record
1881 Census of England and Wales, RG11/4530.33.33
– occupation “Assistant Optician”
5 April 1891
~27
census record
1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/3713.106.27
– occupation “Lanternist (Exhibitor of Oxyhydrogen Lantern at Science Lectures)”
1893
~29
owner
31 March 1901
~37
census record
1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/4214.80.19
– occupation “Lantern Exhibitor”
13 November 1917
~53
died at
15 December 1917
archive entry
National Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1917 p.335
– occupation “Photographer”
Texts linked to this person
Correspondence (published) (2)

W.R. Hill, ‘Suum Cuique’, John Green, ‘Expert’, C. Goodwin Norton, W.I. Chadwick, James W. Garbutt, Arthur W. Johnson and ‘A.B.C.’, ‘Correspondence’ in OMLJ 4.48 (May 1893)  –  'Stopping gas-burners, etc.'

Frederic E. Ives and James W. Garbutt, ‘Correspondence’ in OMLJ 7.90 (November 1896)  –  'Cylinders per passenger train'

References
‘Professional lanternists' register’ in OMLJ 13.151 (October 1902)
‘Professional lanternists' register’ in OMLJ 13.157 (April 1903)
Lucerna ID  6002760

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 7 February 2015

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