Person record: THEOBALD, John  (1858-1926)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameJohn Dazeley THEOBALD
Relevance of this personproprietor of slide manufacturing business 
Main period of activity1870s-1910s
Relationships to other peoplebrother of THEOBALD, Miss Margaret  (1852-1920)
1858born atKensington, London W, England
7 April 1861~3census record1861 Census of England and Wales, RG9/13.7.8
1871resident4 Church Street, Kensington, London W, England
2 April 1871~13census record1871 Census of England and Wales, RG10/32.40.8
– occupation “Bootmaker”
1880s-1910s~21owner/proprietorTheobald & Co.
1881-1901resident20 Church Street, Kensington, London W, England
3 April 1881~23census record1881 Census of England and Wales, RG11/24.83.18
– occupation “Optician & Model Dealer”
5 April 1891~33census record1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/19.104.11
– occupation “Optician & Fancy Dealer”
31 March 1901~43census record1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/20.67.9
– occupation “Mechanical Toy Shopkeeper”
November 1910~52archive entryProceedings of the Old Bailey 1674-1913, t19101115-42
– prosecution for deception and fraud, November 1910
1911residentWormwood Scrubs Prison, Ducane Road, Shepherd's Bush, London W, England
2 April 1911~53census record1911 Census of England and Wales, RG14/00226
– occupation “Optician”; though actually a prisoner
26 September 1911~53archive entryLondon Gazette, 28534 (26 September 1911) p.7044.
– notice of bankruptcy effective from 29 December 1910
1926resident126 Stockwell Park Road, Brixton, London SW, England
8 September 1926~68died atEdinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
9 October 1926archive entryNational Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1926 p.46
(* = main subject)

* Mervyn Heard, Court report: R. v. Theobald in NMLJ 10.6 (Autumn 2010)

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