Person record: ASKEW, W.D. (1862-1918)
|Basic biographical summary of this person
|Full name||William Dummett ASKEW|
|Relevance of this person||tailor; occasional lantern operator; contributor to OMLJ, 1893 |
|Main period of activity||1890s|
|1862||born at||Tiverton, Devon, England|
|1891||resident||20 Barnstaple Street, South Molton, Devon, England|
|1891-1892||~28||member||National Society of Lanternists|
|5 April 1891||~29||census record||1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/1771.44.3|
– occupation “Tailor and Cutter”
|1894||resident||26 Solon New Road, Clapham, London SW, England|
|1901-1911||resident||58 Argyle Road, Ealing, London W, England|
|31 March 1901||~39||census record||1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/1191.13.17|
– occupation “Tailor's Cutter & Manager”
|2 April 1911||~49||census record||1911 Census of England and Wales, RG14/6876.367|
– occupation “Master Tailor”
|1918||~55||died at||London, England|
|Texts linked to this person||Articles (1)|
W.D. Askew, Cycling with a lantern in OMLJ 4.54 (November 1893)
Published correspondence (2)
‘ Henry’, E. Clinch, Frederic E. Ives, ‘ One Who Has Tried It’, W.D. Askew, Fuerst Brothers and ‘ Profundo Petro’, Correspondence in OMLJ 5.57 (February 1894) – 'The Askew lantern box'
W.D. Askew, ‘ J.B.M.’, ‘ Ion’ and Newton & Co., Correspondence in OMLJ 5.60 (May 1894) – 'Re. Askew lantern box'
(* = main subject)
David Robinson, Stephen Herbert and Richard Crangle (editors), Encyclopaedia of the magic lantern (London: Magic Lantern Society, 2001), p. 20
Help: a journal of social service (1891-1892) Vol. 1 No. 10 (1 November 1891), p. 201
– member of National Society of
|Lucerna ID no. 6002734||Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 27 May 2017|
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