Person record: GARBUTT, James W.  (c.1864-1917)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameJames William GARBUTT
Relevance of this personprofessional lanternist and slide maker 
Main period of activity1890s
Relationships to other peopleson of GARBUTT, John  (1838-c.1892)
associated with BALL, Sir Robert  (1840-1913)
brother of GARBUTT, Ernest C.  (1873-c.1959)
c.1864born atLeeds, Yorkshire (West Riding), England
1881resident16 St Michael's Square, Leeds, Yorkshire (West Riding), England
1881~17employeeJohn Garbutt
3 April 1881~17census record1881 Census of England and Wales, RG11/4530.33.33
– occupation “Assistant Optician”
1891-1893resident21 Waverley Terrace, Leopold Street, Leeds, Yorkshire (West Riding), England
5 April 1891~27census record1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/3713.106.27
– occupation “Lanternist (Exhibitor of Oxyhydrogen Lantern at Science Lectures)”
1893-1894resident10 Edinburgh Grove, Upper Armley, Leeds, Yorkshire (West Riding), England
1893~29owner/proprietorJames W. Garbutt
1896residentArmley, Leeds, Yorkshire (West Riding), England
1901resident20 Edinburgh Road, Armley, Leeds, Yorkshire (West Riding), England
31 March 1901~37census record1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/4214.80.19
– occupation “Lantern Exhibitor”
1917resident105 Cyprus Street, Stretford, Manchester, Lancashire, England
13 November 1917~53died atManchester, Lancashire, England
15 December 1917archive entryNational Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1917 p.335
– occupation “Photographer”
Texts linked to this personPublished correspondence (2)

W.R. Hill, ‘ Suum Cuique’, John Green, ‘ Expert’, C. Goodwin Norton, W.I. Chadwick, James W. Garbutt, Arthur W. Johnson and ‘ A.B.C.’, Correspondence in OMLJ 4.48 (May 1893)  –  'Stopping gas-burners, etc.'

Frederic E. Ives and James W. Garbutt, Correspondence in OMLJ 7.90 (November 1896)  –  'Cylinders per passenger train'

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Professional lanternists' register in OMLJ 13.151 (October 1902)

Professional lanternists' register in OMLJ 13.157 (April 1903)

Lucerna ID no. 6002760Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016