Person record: TAUNT, Henry W.  (1842-1922)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameHenry William TAUNT
Gendermale
Relevance of this personphotographer and slide maker; contributor to OMLJ, 1894-95 
Main period of activity1870s-90s
Notes

His name at birth was William Henry Taunt; he seems to have reversed the order of his first names between the 1861 and 1871 Census.

 
ChronologyDateAgeEvent/activity
date unknown owner/proprietorHenry W. Taunt
14 June 1842born atOxford, Oxfordshire, England
1861resident9 Bridge Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
7 April 186118census record1861 Census of England and Wales, RG9/895.18.29
1871resident9 Friar's Entry, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
2 April 187128census record1871 Census of England and Wales, RG10/1438.27.46
1881-1896resident9 & 10 Broad Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
3 April 188138census record1881 Census of England and Wales, RG11/1502.68.28
5 April 189148census record1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/1168.10.14
1896residentRivera, Cowley Marsh, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
17 March 189653archive entryLondon Gazette, 26722 (17 March 1896) p.1798
– bankruptcy notice
1901resident7 Marsh Cottages, Cowley Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
31 March 190158census record1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/1379.56.42
4 November 192280died atOxford, Oxfordshire, England
Texts linked to this personPublished correspondence (2)

George Dickman, J.G. Parvin, ‘ Progreso’ and Henry W. Taunt, Correspondence in OMLJ 5.67 (December 1894)  –  'The decadence of lantern lectures and its cause'

Henry W. Taunt and Jex Bardwell, Correspondence in OMLJ 6.73 (June 1895)  –  'Bags v. cylinders'

References
(* = main subject)

David Robinson, Stephen Herbert and Richard Crangle (editors), Encyclopaedia of the magic lantern (London: Magic Lantern Society, 2001), p. 298

* Bryan Brown (editor), The England of Henry Taunt, Victorian photographer: his Thames, his Oxford, his Home Counties and travels, his portraits, times and ephemera (London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1973)

Lucerna ID no. 6003071Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016

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