Person record: GARBUTT, James W.  (c.1864-1917)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameJames William GARBUTT
Gendermale
Relevance of this personprofessional lanternist and slide maker 
Main period of activity1890s
Relationships to other peopleson of GARBUTT, John  (1838-c.1892)
associated with BALL, Sir Robert  (1840-1913)
brother of GARBUTT, Ernest C.  (1873-c.1959)
ChronologyDateAgeEvent/activity
c.1864born atLeeds, Yorkshire (West Riding), England
1881resident16 St Michael's Square, Leeds, Yorkshire (West Riding), England
1881~17employeeJohn Garbutt
3 April 1881~17census record1881 Census of England and Wales, RG11/4530.33.33
– occupation “Assistant Optician”
1891-1893resident21 Waverley Terrace, Leopold Street, Leeds, Yorkshire (West Riding), England
5 April 1891~27census record1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/3713.106.27
– occupation “Lanternist (Exhibitor of Oxyhydrogen Lantern at Science Lectures)”
1893-1894resident10 Edinburgh Grove, Upper Armley, Leeds, Yorkshire (West Riding), England
1893~29owner/proprietorJames W. Garbutt
1896residentArmley, Leeds, Yorkshire (West Riding), England
1901resident20 Edinburgh Road, Armley, Leeds, Yorkshire (West Riding), England
31 March 1901~37census record1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/4214.80.19
– occupation “Lantern Exhibitor”
1917resident105 Cyprus Street, Stretford, Manchester, Lancashire, England
13 November 1917~53died atManchester, Lancashire, England
15 December 1917archive entryNational Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1917 p.335
– occupation “Photographer”
Texts linked to this personPublished correspondence (2)

W.R. Hill, ‘ Suum Cuique’, John Green, ‘ Expert’, C. Goodwin Norton, W.I. Chadwick, James W. Garbutt, Arthur W. Johnson and ‘ A.B.C.’, Correspondence in OMLJ 4.48 (May 1893)  –  'Stopping gas-burners, etc.'

Frederic E. Ives and James W. Garbutt, Correspondence in OMLJ 7.90 (November 1896)  –  'Cylinders per passenger train'

References
(* = main subject)

Professional lanternists' register in OMLJ 13.151 (October 1902)

Professional lanternists' register in OMLJ 13.157 (April 1903)

Lucerna ID no. 6002760Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016

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