Person record: LAWSON, William  (c.1842- after 1901)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameWilliam LAWSON
Relevance of this personcontributor to OMLJ, 1891 
Main period of activity1890s
c.1842born atStanningley, Yorkshire (West Riding), England
1871residentCarr Moor Side, Hunslet, Leeds, Yorkshire (West Riding), England
2 April 1871~29census record1871 Census of England and Wales, RG10/4513.118.11
1881resident12 Chester Row, Newton-le-Willows, Lancashire, England
3 April 1881~39census record1881 Census of England and Wales, RG11/3787.16.25
1891-1901residentRectory View, 354 Wargrave Road, Newton-le-Willows, Lancashire, England
1891-1892~48memberNational Society of Lanternists
5 April 1891~49census record1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/3070.20.34
1892~49owner/proprietorWilliam Lawson
31 March 1901~59census record1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/3575.143.18
in or after 1901~58+died atunknown location
Hardware linked to this persondesigner: Lawson Saturator (gas-based illuminant, Riley Brothers, n.d.)
Texts linked to this personArticles (1)

William Lawson, A new saturator which is placed in the lantern in OMLJ 3.36 (May 1892)

Published correspondence (1)

E. Baker, William King, William Lawson and John J. Jones, Correspondence in OMLJ 2.23 (April 1891)  –  'The 'ethoxo light''

(* = main subject)

Help: a journal of social service (1891-1892) Vol. 1 No. 8 (1 September 1891), p. 155
  –  member of National Society of Lanternists

Lucerna ID no. 6002744Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016