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Person: BETHELL, Honourable Slingsby  (1831-1896)

Biographical summary of this person
Full name
Honourable Slingsby BETHELL
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
barrister; officer of The Lantern Society, 1890
Main period of activity
1890s
Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
4 October 1831
born at
7 April 1861
29
census record
1861 Census of England and Wales, RG9/11.118.20
– occupation “Barrister (not in practice)”
3 April 1881
49
census record
1881 Census of England and Wales, RG11/78.56.46
– occupation “Clerk of the House of Lords”
1890
~58
officer
5 April 1891
59
census record
1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/1665.22.10
– occupation “Barrister”
3 April 1896
64
died at
4 August 1896
archive entry
National Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1896 p.168
Texts linked to this person
Correspondence (published) (2)

B.J. Malden, W.M. Baynes, Slingsby Bethell, T.H. Holding and Frank R. Hinkins, ‘Correspondence’ in OMLJ 1.9 (February 1890)  –  'Formation of a lantern club'

‘Duffer’, ‘Anxious’, Fred. B. Lawrence, Theobald & Co., ‘F.J.B.’, A.R. Dresser, Charles E. Rendle, Slingsby Bethell and William Ouin, ‘Correspondence’ in OMLJ 2.20 (January 1891)  –  'The lantern for suffering humanity'

Reference
‘Notes’ in OMLJ 7.84 (May 1896)
  –  note of death
Notes

His 'Honourable' title indicates a junior rank in the British peerage; he was the second son of Richard Bethell, created 1st Baron Westbury in 1861.

Lucerna ID  6002799

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 15 January 2020

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