Person record: ADKINS, Frank  (1845-1928)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameJoseph Francis ADKINS
Relevance of this persontemperance lecturer 
Main period of activity1880s-1910s
NotesAt the 1911 Census he's staying in a hotel in Lincoln, presumably on a temperance lecturing tour. 
1845born atSouthampton, Hampshire, England
1871resident1 Henry Street, Lambeth, London, England
2 April 1871~26census record1871 Census of England and Wales, RG10/670.66.10
– occupation “Music seller”
23 November 1880~35lecturer[Magic lantern exhibition], Willington, Kent, England, 23 November 1880
1881resident15 Rutley Gardens, Lambeth, London, England
1881~36lecturer[Magic lantern lecture], Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England, 1881
18 January 1881~36lecturer[Magic lantern lecture], Windsor, Berkshire, England, 18 January 1881
3 April 1881~36census record1881 Census of England and Wales, RG11/607.128.77
– occupation “Temperance Lecturer”
December 1881~36lecturer[Magic lantern entertainment], Littlehampton, Sussex (West), England, December 1881
1882~36lecturer[Magic lantern lecture], Chatteris, Cambridgeshire, England, 1882
1882~36lecturer[Magic lantern lecture], 1882
1882~36lecturer[Magic lantern entertainment], 1882
1885~40lecturer[Magic lantern lecture], 1885
1885~40lecturer[Magic lantern lecture], 1885
27 January 1885~40lecturer[Magic lantern lecture], Redhill, Surrey, England, 27 January 1885
1891-1928resident15 Wynne Road, Brixton, London, England
5 April 1891~46census record1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/407.11.16
– occupation “Temperance Lecturer”
1901~55employeeUK Band of Hope Union
1901~55lecturer[Magic lantern lecture], Bagber, Dorset, England, 1901
1901~55lecturer[Magic lantern lecture], Sturminster Newton, Dorset, England, 1901
1901~55lecturer[Magic lantern lecture], Stalbridge, Dorset, England, 1901
1901~55lecturer[Magic lantern lecture], Marnhull, Dorset, England, 1901
1901~55lecturer[Magic lantern lecture], Todbere, Dorset, England, 1901
1901~55lecturer[Magic lantern lecture], Henstridge, Dorset, England, 1901
31 March 1901~56census record1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/434.92.25
– occupation “Lecturer Band of Hope Union”
2 April 1911~66census record1911 Census of England and Wales, RG14/19739
– occupation “Temperance Advocate”
15 September 1928~83died atSt Pancras, London, England
2 November 1928archive entryNational Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1928 p.17
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* Mr Frank Adkins' Lectures and Organising Work in Band of Hope chronicle

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