|Basic biographical summary of this person
|Full name||Dr John Albert MANTON M.R.C.S.|
|Relevance of this person||officer of local lantern society |
|Main period of activity||1890s|
Mentioned as President of the Sheffield Optical Lantern Society in references in OMLJ, and credited as such in his book The Magic Lantern of 1898.
|30 June 1864||born at||Wakefield, Yorkshire (West Riding), England|
|3 April 1881||16||census record||1881 Census of England and Wales, RG11/4578.19.32|
|1891-1893||resident||1 Norfolk Road, Park, Sheffield, Yorkshire (West Riding), England|
|5 April 1891||26||census record||1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/3827.87.1|
|1892-1898||~27||officer||Sheffield Optical Lantern Society|
|1901-1919||resident||9 Norfolk Road, Park, Sheffield, Yorkshire (West Riding), England|
|31 March 1901||36||census record||1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/4372.96.25|
|2 April 1911||46||census record||1911 Census of England and Wales, RG14/27900|
|1919||~54||archive entry||National Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1919 p.189|
|4 February 1919||54||died at||Sheffield, Yorkshire (West Riding), England|
|Texts linked to this person||Books (1)|
John Manton, The magic lantern (London: Iliffe, Sons & Sturmey, 1898)
|Lucerna ID no. 6003854||Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016|
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