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Person: WILLIAMS, Bransby  (1870-1961)

Biographical summary of this person
Name
Bransby WILLIAMS
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
actor and comedian who appeared in lantern slides
Main period of activity
N/A
Other internet resources
Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
14 August 1870
born at
3 December 1961
91
died at
Slide sets linked to this person

model: Characters from Dickens: as impersonated by Mr Bransby Williams (lecture: Newton & Co., 32-45 slides, 1910-1912) – slides 1-12

model: Characters from Dickens: as impersonated by Mr Bransby Williams (lecture: Newton & Co., 32-45 slides, 1910-1912) – slides 1-12

model: Characters from Dickens: as impersonated by Mr Bransby Williams (lecture: Newton & Co., 12-20 slides, 1902)

Slides showing image of this person
slide image -- Bill Sikes ('Oliver Twist'). 'None of your 'Mistering' you always mean mischief when you come that.'slide image -- Newman Noggs ('Nicholas Nickleby'). 'Nickleby! I served you faithfully'slide image -- Montague Figg ('Martin Chuzzlewit'). 'And so, sir, not for myself, who have no claim upon you, but for my crushed, my sensitive and independent friend'slide image -- Barnaby Rudge. 'Ha, ha! Why how much better to be silly than as wise as you!'
Slide set reference

image appears in: Characters from Dickens: as impersonated by Mr Bransby Williams (lecture: Newton & Co., 32-45 slides, 1910-1912)

Notes

His name at birth was Bransby William Pharez; he adopted the stage name Bransby Williams at an unknown date.

Lucerna ID  6003803

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 14 July 2020

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