Person record: SLIGHT, George H.  (1822-1904)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameGeorge Henry SLIGHT
Gendermale
Relevance of this personcontributor to OMLJ, 1889-96 
Main period of activity1880s-90s
ChronologyDateAgeEvent/activity
24 August 1822born atEdinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
1881resident413 East India Dock Road, Tower Hamlets, London E, England
3 April 188158census record1881 Census of England and Wales, RG11/504.15.33
– occupation “Supt Engineering Work”
1889-1891residentLindisfarne, 255a Romford Road, Upton, London E, England
5 April 189168census record1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/1334.6.5
– occupation “Superintending Engineer”
1896residentAshburton, Devon, England
1901residentWaldean, Ilfracombe, Devon, England
31 March 190178census record1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/2149.42.10
– occupation “Retired Mechanical Engineer”
1904residentKendall, Torquay, Devon, England
19 August 190481died atTorquay, Devon, England
19 October 1904archive entryNational Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1904 p.113
Texts linked to this personArticles (2)

George H. Slight, Correct form of reflector in OMLJ 1.2 (July 1889)

George H. Slight, Stereoscopic effects with the lantern in OMLJ 2.31 (December 1891)


Published correspondence (4)

George H. Slight, T.H. Holding and L. Moonen, Correspondence in OMLJ 1.6 (November 1889)  –  'Candle power'

J.D. Fisher and George H. Slight, Correspondence in OMLJ 3.34 (March 1892)  –  'Stereoscopic effects with the optical lantern'

Abraham Kershaw, Photographic Times Publishing Association, ‘ How is it Done’, George H. Slight and H.P. Chandler, Correspondence in OMLJ 7.81 (February 1896)  –  'Oil lights'

Herbert Newman and George H. Slight, Correspondence in OMLJ 8.92 (January 1897)  –  'Electric light for the lantern'

Lucerna ID no. 6002747Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016

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