Person record: STEWARD, J.H.  (c.1818-1896)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameJames Henry STEWARD
Relevance of this personproprietor of lantern and slide making and dealing business 
Main period of activity1860s-90s
Relationships to other peopleemployer of GREGORY, William  (c.1837-1900)
c.1818born atLondon, England
1860s-1896~41owner/proprietorJ.H. Steward
1861resident406 The Strand, London WC2, England
7 April 1861~43census record1861 Census of England and Wales, RG9/57.99.7
– occupation “Jeweller and Optician”
1891-1896residentHorne Park Villa, Eltham Road, Eltham, London SE, England
5 April 1891~73census record1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/516.75.32
– occupation “Optician”
20 August 1896~78died atEltham, London SE, England
Texts linked to this personPublished correspondence (4)

R.R. Beard, J.A. Furnivel and J.H. Steward, Correspondence in OMLJ 2.31 (December 1891)  –  'Rolling curtain shutter'

James D. Ross, T. Anns, ‘ L.S.D.’, C. Dales, W.I. Chadwick, J.H. Steward and ‘ A Lantern Operator’, Correspondence in OMLJ 4.45 (February 1893)  –  'Conveyance of compressed gas cylinders'

Elliott and Son, J.H. Steward, Thomas Fletcher, ‘ Lanternist’, Alfred Watkins, ‘ Expert’, ‘ J.S.L.’, A.B. Spawforth and ‘ Light, More Light’, Correspondence in OMLJ 4.46 (March 1893)  –  'Railway rates for gas cylinders'

Samuel Heatley, J.H. Steward, Kenric B. Murray, Kenneth S. Murray and William Jackson Pigott, Correspondence in OMLJ 5.61 (June 1894)  –  'Cylinder box'

(* = main subject)

David Robinson, Stephen Herbert and Richard Crangle (editors), Encyclopaedia of the magic lantern (London: Magic Lantern Society, 2001), p. 294

Notes and queries in OMLJ 7.88 (September 1896)
  –  obituary notice

Lucerna ID no. 6002530Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016

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