Person record: HEPWORTH, Cecil  (1874-1953)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameCecil Milton HEPWORTH
Gendermale
Relevance of this personcinematograph pioneer; contributor to OMLJ, 1890s 
Main period of activity1890s-1900s
Relationships to other peopleson of HEPWORTH, T.C., F.C.S.  (1844-1905)
ChronologyDateAgeEvent/activity
19 March 1874born atLewisham, Kent, England
1881resident37 St Paul's Crescent, London, England
3 April 18817census record1881 Census of England and Wales, RG11/209.112.48
– occupation “Scholar”
1891resident45 St Augustine's Road, London, England
5 April 189117census record1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/131.107.6
1897~22owner/proprietorCecil M. Hepworth
1900~25partnerHepworth & Co.
1901resident10 Lysias Road, Wandsworth, London, England
31 March 190127census record1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/475.52.36
– occupation “Cinematographer”
1911residentCoombs Moss, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, England
2 April 191137census record1911 Census of England and Wales, RG14/2983.5
– occupation “Manufacturer -- Cinematograph Pictures”
1953resident211 Eastcote Road, Ruislip, Middlesex, England
9 February 195378died atRuislip, Middlesex, England
7 August 1953archive entryNational Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1953 p.367
Texts linked to this personArticles (8)

Cecil Hepworth, The electric light in the optical lantern: no. I in OMLJ 7.90 (November 1896)

Cecil Hepworth, The electric light in the optical lantern: no. II in OMLJ 7.91 (December 1896)

Cecil Hepworth, The electric light in the optical lantern: no. III in OMLJ 8.92 (January 1897)

Cecil Hepworth, The electric light in the optical lantern: no. IV in OMLJ 8.93 (February 1897)

Cecil Hepworth, The electric light in the optical lantern: no. V in OMLJ 8.94 (March 1897)

Cecil Hepworth, The electric light in the optical lantern: no. VI in OMLJ 8.98 (July 1897)

Cecil Hepworth, The electric light in the optical lantern: no. VII in OMLJ 8.100 (September 1897)

Cecil Hepworth, The electric light in the optical lantern: no. VIII in OMLJ 8.101 (October 1897)

References
(* = main subject)

Notes in OMLJ 8.95 (April 1897)
  –  opening new shop in London

* Stephen Herbert and Luke McKernan (editors), Who's who of Victorian cinema: a worldwide survey (London: British Film Institute, 1996), pp. 64-5

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