Person record: TIPTON, James  (1847-1922)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameIsaac James TIPTON
Gendermale
Relevance of this personauthor/arranger of services of song used with slide sets 
Main period of activity1870s-90s
Notes

A testimonial letter from Tipton in the 1878 Hughes catalogue (incorrectly giving his first initial as 'F') gives his address as Taunton, Somerset, and his position as 'Head Master, British School'. The letter is praising Hughes' slide set for Tipton's service of song Eva.

 
ChronologyDateAgeEvent/activity
1847born atSouthwark, London, England
1871residentPost Office, Probus, Cornwall, England
2 April 1871~24census record1871 Census of England and Wales, RG10/2272.28.6
– occupation “School Master”
1881-1891residentSouth Street Boys' School, South Street, Taunton, Somerset, England
3 April 1881~34census record1881 Census of England and Wales, RG11/2366.106.12
– occupation “Schoolmaster”
29 January 1884~37lecturer[Magic lantern lecture], Watchet, Somerset, England, 29 January 1884
1891-1892~44memberNational Society of Lanternists
5 April 1891~44census record1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/1869.29.1
– occupation “Schoolmaster”
1901resident14 Trinity Street, Taunton, Somerset, England
31 March 1901~54census record1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/2278.154.45
– occupation “Schoolmaster”
1922residentRichmond Road, Taunton, Somerset, England
16 April 1922~75died atTaunton, Somerset, England
9 May 1922archive entryNational Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1922 p.93
Texts linked to this personServices of song (19)

James Tipton (arranger), Biddy: a service of sacred song (London and Glasgow: Bayley & Ferguson, n.d.)

James Tipton (arranger), The boy martyr: or, faithful unto death (Glasgow: Bayley & Ferguson, n.d.)

Harriet Beecher Stowe (arr. James Tipton), Eva: a musically illustrated service (London: A. Weekes & Co., 1875)

C.R. Parsons (comp. James Tipton), For the master's sake: a temperance service of song (London and Glasgow: Bayley & Ferguson, n.d.)

Lily Knight (arr. James Tipton), The golden key: a musical service (Glasgow: Bayley & Ferguson, n.d.)

B. Swan (arr. James Tipton), Golden links: or, led by the Lord (Glasgow: Bayley & Ferguson, n.d.)

Charlotte Lockhart Gordon (arr. James Tipton), Hump and all: or a mother's prayer (Glasgow: Bayley & Ferguson, n.d.)

M.S. Haycraft (arr. James Tipton), Humpty Dumpty and his silver bells (Glasgow: Bayley & Ferguson, n.d.)

James Tipton (arranger), Little Dot (n.d.)

Frances Evans (arr. James Tipton), Mattie's home (Glasgow: Bayley & Ferguson, n.d.)

Mary Sewell (arr. James Tipton), Mother's last words (Glasgow: Bayley & Ferguson, n.d.)

B. Swan (arr. James Tipton), One of His jewels: a musical service of song (London and Glasgow: Bayley & Ferguson, n.d.)

Mary Sewell (arr. James Tipton), Our Father's care: a musically illustrated service (Glasgow: Bayley & Ferguson, n.d.)

James Tipton, Paul: the little mediator (Glasgow: Bayley & Ferguson, n.d.)

John J. Rae (arr. James Tipton), The shadow of a life (Glasgow: Bayley & Ferguson, n.d.)

John J. Rae (arr. James Tipton), The way to Heaven: a service of song (Glasgow: Bayley & Ferguson, n.d.)

James Tipton, Wee Davie: a musically illustrated service (London and Glasgow: Bayley & Ferguson, n.d.)

‘ G.M.H.’ (arr. James Tipton), Whiter than snow (London: S.P.C.K., Simpkin, Marshall & Co. and A. Weekes & Co., 1882)

M.S. Haycraft (arr. James Tipton), Won by a child (Glasgow: Bayley & Ferguson, n.d.)

References
(* = main subject)

Help: a journal of social service (1891-1892) Vol. 1 No. 8 (1 September 1891), p. 155
  –  member of National Society of Lanternists

Hughes's illustrated price list of magic and patent cylindrical dissolving view lanterns and apparatus (London: W.C. Hughes, 1878), p. 2

Lucerna ID no. 6001585Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 5 December 2016