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Person: ROWE, William Hannaway  (1850-1934)

Biographical summary of this person
Full name
William Francis Hannaway ROWE
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
herbalist, dentist, variety artiste and lantern performer
Main period of activity
1890s
Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
7 May 1850
born at
31 March 1901
50
census record
1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/428.120.23
– occupation “Medicine Vendor”
2 April 1911
60
census record
1911 Census of England and Wales, RG14/13002.155
– occupation “Medical Herbalist”
11 September 1934
84
died at
Reference
Mervyn Heard, ‘The Great Sequah: driven to extraction’ in Magic Lantern 9 (December 2016)
Notes

His name at birth was William George Rowe, Rowe being his mother's surname. He adopted the additional name of Hannaway after his mother's subsequent marriage to Francis Hannaway.

We are very grateful to Clive Endersby for some information relating to this person.

Lucerna ID  6005026

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 17 October 2017

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