Person record: ROWLEY, F.R.  (1869-1939)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameFrederick Richard ROWLEY
Relevance of this personmuseum curator and lantern lecturer 
Main period of activityN/A
1869born atBridgnorth, Shropshire, England
1891-1901resident60 Lower Hastings Street, Leicester, Leicestershire, England
5 April 1891~22census record1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/2536.35.11
– occupation 'Sub Curator at Museum'
31 March 1901~32census record1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/3004
– occupation 'Sub Curator Corporation Museum'
1902~32memberRAMC Field Club
January 1902-1934~33employeeRoyal Albert Memorial Museum
11 December 1902~34lecturerLantern lecture: Natural History -- Museums -- Their evolution and value, Exeter, Devon, England, 11 December 1902
31 January 1903~34lecturerLantern lecture: Natural history museums: their evolution and value, Exeter, Devon, England, 31 January 1903
28 February 1903~34lecturerLantern lecture: Coral polyps and their work, Exeter, Devon, England, 28 February 1903
21 November 1903~34lecturerLantern lecture: Shells and their tenants, Exeter, Devon, England, 21 November 1903
26 January 1904~35lecturerLantern lecture: Shells and their tenants, Liskeard, Cornwall, England, 26 January 1904
26 January 1905~36lecturerLantern lecture: [Deep Sea Exploration], Exeter, Devon, England, 26 January 1905
4 February 1905~36lecturerLantern lecture: The parasite of malaria and its life history, Exeter, Devon, England, 4 February 1905
19 February 1905~36lecturerLantern lecture: The wonders of the deep, Exeter, Devon, England, 19 February 1905
21 March 1905~36lecturerLantern lecture: Natural history museums, Torquay, Devon, England, 21 March 1905
1906resident3 Devonshire Place, Pennsylvania, Exeter, Devon, England
2 March 1907~38lecturerLantern lecture: Some Egyptian antiquities, Exeter, Devon, England, 2 March 1907
1911-1918resident8 Pinhoe Road, Exeter, Devon, England
1910s~41officerExeter Pictorial Record Society
2 April 1911~42census record1911 Census of England and Wales, RG14/12607.120
– occupation 'Museum Curator'
31 January 1914~45contributorLantern lecture: Weeds, Exeter, Devon, England, 31 January 1914
10 January 1920~51lecturerLantern lecture: The open sea and some of its inhabitants, Exeter, Devon, England, 10 January 1920
28 January 1922~53lecturerLantern lecture: Some modern museums and their aims, Exeter, Devon, England, 28 January 1922
19 February 1927~58lecturerLantern lecture: Glimpses of bird life, Exeter, Devon, England, 19 February 1927
1930resident4 Victoria Park Road, Exeter, Devon, England
25 February 1933~64lecturerLantern lecture: [Characteristic aspects of Field Geology], Exeter, Devon, England, 25 February 1933
9 March 1935~66contributorLantern lecture: Lantern Slides shown by Members, Exeter, Devon, England, 9 March 1935
25 January 1936~67contributorLantern lecture: Members' lantern slides, notes and records, Exeter, Devon, England, 25 January 1936
28 November 1936~67contributorLantern lecture: Exhibition of nature lantern slides by members, Exeter, Devon, England, 28 November 1936
1939resident7 Victoria Park Road, Exeter, Devon, England
13 February 1939~70died atExeter, Devon, England
28 March 1939archive entryNational Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1939 p. 221
Slide images showing this person Group at Lundy -- slide Z.239 of <em>[Rowden Collection: series 'Z']</em> (miscellaneous: privately made, at least 195 slides, n.d.) In Lydford Gorge, 1926 -- slide Z.268 of <em>[Rowden Collection: series 'Z']</em> (miscellaneous: privately made, at least 195 slides, n.d.) F.R. Rowley Esq., F.R.M.S. -- unnumbered slide from <em>[Weaver Baker Collection: miscellaneous slides]</em> (miscellaneous: privately made, at least 46 slides, n.d.)
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Express and Echo No. 20,856 (16 February 1939), p. 7, col. 3
  –  report of funeral

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