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Person: CHILDE, Henry Langdon  (1781-1874)

Biographical summary of this person
Full name
Henry Langdon CHILDE
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
lantern slide painter
Main period of activity
N/A
Relationships to other people

father of CHILDE, Miss Maria  (c.1827- ? )

employer of HILL, W.R.  (1831-1901)

employer of WINZAR, George  (1836-1907)

Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
1830s-1850s
~48
owner
30 March 1851
~70
census record
1851 Census of England and Wales, HO107/1571.91.6
– occupation “Artist in Glass”
1860s
~78
partner
7 April 1861
~80
census record
1861 Census of England and Wales, RG9/352.133.10
– occupation “Painter on Glass”
00 00 - 1866
~84
partner
2 April 1871
~90
census record
1871 Census of England and Wales, RG10/661.71.35
– occupation “Painter on Glass”
11 October 1874
~93
died at
26 April 1875
archive entry
National Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1875 p.141
References
Gloria Clifton, Directory of British scientific instrument makers 1550-1851 (London: Zwemmer, 1995), p. 55
John Barnes, ‘The Barnes Museum: catalogue excerpts’ in NMLJ 1.2 (February 1979), p. 4
T.C. Hepworth and J.H. Pepper (comp. Tony Dugdale), ‘A brief history of the lantern’ in NMLJ 1.1 (April 1978), p. 5
Lucerna ID  6002943

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 19 November 2014

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