Person record: KEEVIL, William  (1875-1917)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameWilliam Henry KEEVIL
Relevance of this personmaker of lantern slides 
Main period of activityN/A

Featured in the BBC TV programme Who do you think you are? first broadcast 19 September 2012, as an ancestor of the actor Alex Kingston.

Died of wounds sustained on active service in WW1 (3rd Battle of Ypres, a.k.a. Passchendaele), serving in Royal Engineers.

7 November 1875born atHolloway, London, England
1891resident188 Earlsfield Road, Wandsworth, London SW, England
5 April 189115census record1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/449.128.46
– occupation “Lantern Slide Maker”
1901resident9 Old Road, Lee, London SE, England
31 March 190125census record1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/546.69.6
– occupation “Camera Finisher”
1911resident88 Haldon Road, Wandsworth, London SW, England
2 April 191135census record1911 Census of England and Wales, RG14/2399
– occupation “Magic Lantern Slide Manufacturer”
7 August 191741died atBelgium
Lucerna ID no. 6000464Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016

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