Person record: YORK, William  (1855-1931)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameWilliam YORK
Relevance of this personpartner and proprietor of slide manufacturing business 
Main period of activity1870s-1900s
Relationships to other peopleson of YORK, Frederick  (1823-1903)
1855born atCape Town, South Africa
1870s-1896~15partnerYork & Son
1881resident115 Golborne Road, North Kensington, London W, England
3 April 1881~26census record1881 Census of England and Wales, RG11/40.124.7
– occupation “Photographer”
1885resident164 Lancaster Road, Bayswater, London W, England
1890-1895resident22 St Quintin Avenue, North Kensington, London, England
5 April 1891~36census record1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/24.12.16
– occupation “Photographic Publisher”
1897-1900~42owner/proprietorYork & Son
1899-1900resident67 Lancaster Road, Bayswater, London W, England
1901resident75 Lancaster Road, Bayswater, London W, England
31 March 1901~46census record1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/29.11.14
– occupation “Photographer”
1904~48partnerYork & Sons
1931~75died atLondon, England
(* = main subject)

Prominent men in the lantern world: no. XIII -- Mr Frederick York in OMLJ 8.102 (November 1897)
  –  taking over running of business

* David Henry, York & Son: part 1 in NMLJ 3.1 (February 1984), pp. 12-17

Lucerna ID no. 6002229Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016

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