Person record: NOAKES, D.W.  (1859-1934)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameDavid William NOAKESD.W. Noakes in 1895
Portrait photo from OMLJ, January 1897
Relevance of this personproprietor of lantern and slide supply business 
Main period of activity1880s-1900s
Relationships to other peoplefather of NOAKES, Gordon W.  (1885-1958)
6 November 1859born atGreenwich, London SE, England
1861resident12 Wood Wharf, Greenwich, London SE, England
7 April 18611census record1861 Census of England and Wales, RG9/398.29.14
1871resident18 Clarence Street, Greenwich, London SE, England
2 April 187111census record1871 Census of England and Wales, RG10/756.13.20
1881residentErnest Cottage, Peyton Place, Greenwich, London SE, England
3 April 188121census record1881 Census of England and Wales, RG11/721.58.33
– occupation “Hay Salesman”
1890s-February 1897~30partnerD. Noakes & Son
1891residentSouth London Optical Works, 23 Nelson Street, Greenwich, London SE, England
5 April 189131census record1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/511.28.2
– occupation “Manufacturing optician”
January 189737lantern operatorDr Barnardo's children's entertainment, London, England, January 1897
February 189737unknown connectionNoakes & Norman
1901residentPleydell House, Humber Road, Greenwich, London SE, England
31 March 190141census record1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/540.83.12
– occupation “Hay Salesman & Mechanical Engineer”
1911resident32 London Street, Greenwich, London SE, England
2 April 191151census record1911 Census of England and Wales, RG14/2674
– occupation “Forage Merchant”
1934resident83 North Avenue, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, England
17 July 193474died atSouthend-on-Sea, Essex, England
30 August 1934archive entryNational Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1934 p.551
Texts linked to this personArticles (2)

D.W. Noakes, Common fallacies in the gas services to lanterns: [no. 1] in OMLJ 3.41 (October 1892)

D.W. Noakes, Common fallacies in the gas services to lanterns: no. 2 in OMLJ 3.43 (December 1892)

(* = main subject)

David Robinson, Stephen Herbert and Richard Crangle (editors), Encyclopaedia of the magic lantern (London: Magic Lantern Society, 2001), p. 210

John Betjeman and David Robinson, John Betjeman visits Mr Noakes in NMLJ 8.3 (December 1998)

* John Kennedy Melling, The Noakes family and the 'Noakesoscope' in NMLJ 10.1 (Autumn 2005)

Notes in OMLJ 8.93 (February 1897)
  –  giving lantern show for Dr Barnardo's in Albert Hall

* Prominent men in the lantern world: no. III -- Mr D.W. Noakes in OMLJ 8.92 (January 1897)

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