Person record: RUDGE, J.A.R.  (1837-1903)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameJohn Arthur Roebuck RUDGE
Gendermale
Relevance of this personinstrument maker, lantern inventor and moving picture pioneer 
Main period of activity1870s-90s
ChronologyDateAgeEvent/activity
26 July 1837born atBath, Somerset, England
1861resident1 New Bond Street Place, Bath, Somerset, England
7 April 186123census record1861 Census of England and Wales, RG 9/1687.129.40
– occupation “Electrician”
1871resident2 New Bond Street Place, Bath, Somerset, England
2 April 187133census record1871 Census of England and Wales, RG10/2482.80.8
– occupation “Philosophical Instrument Maker”
1881-1901resident1 New Bond Street Place, Bath, Somerset, England
3 April 188143census record1881 Census of England and Wales, RG11/2437.105.26
– occupation “Electrician and Lecturer”
5 April 189153census record1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/1935.26.16
– occupation “Philosophical Instrument Maker”
31 March 190163census record1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/2340.151.13
– occupation “Scientific Instrument Maker”
3 January 190365died atBath, Somerset, England
References
(* = main subject)

* Alexia Lazou, The importance of being earnest (and Ernest) in Magic Lantern 8 (September 2016)

* Raymond Newport, The motion picture experiments of John Arthur Roebuck Rudge in NMLJ 8.2 (October 1997)

Lucerna ID no. 6000125Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 16 October 2017