Person record: WOOD, E.G.  (1811-1896)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameEdward George WOOD
Relevance of this personlantern and slide manufacturer and dealer 
Main period of activityN/A
Relationships to other peoplebrother of WOOD, George S.  (1816-1882)
father of WOOD, A.A., F.C.S.  (1846-1900)
uncle of WOOD, William  (c.1848- ? )
uncle of WOOD, John  (1850-6 1901)
28 February 1811born atClerkenwell, London, England
1846-1854~34partnerHorne, Thornthwaite & Wood [1]
1851resident123 Newgate Street, London EC, England
30 March 185140census record1851 Census of England and Wales, HO107/1529.79.29
– occupation “Optician employing 15 men & 6 boys”
1854-1895~42owner/proprietorE.G. Wood
1861resident117 Cheapside, London EC, England
7 April 186150census record1861 Census of England and Wales, RG9/223.73.5
– occupation “Optician & Philosophical Instrument Maker”
1871resident9 South Road, Edmonton, London N, England
2 April 187160census record1871 Census of England and Wales, RG10/1342.121.21
– occupation “Optician employing 7 men 2 boys”
1881-1896resident74 Cheapside, London EC, England
3 April 188170census record1881 Census of England and Wales, RG11/379.18.5
– occupation “Optician Master”
1886-1893~74partnerHorne, Thornthwaite & Wood [2]
5 April 189180census record1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/239.139.18
– occupation “Optician”
11 January 189684died atLondon, England
19 February 1896archive entryNational Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1896 p.197
(* = main subject)

David Robinson, Stephen Herbert and Richard Crangle (editors), Encyclopaedia of the magic lantern (London: Magic Lantern Society, 2001), pp. 325-326

* The late Mr E.G. Wood in OMLJ 7.81 (February 1896)
  –  obituary

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