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Person record: BEARD, R.R.  (c. 1856-1932)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameRobert Royou BEARDR.R. Beard in 1897
Portrait photo from OMLJ, July 1897
Relevance of this personproprietor of lantern accessory manufacturing business 
Main period of activity1880s-1910s
c.1856born atCamberwell, London SE, England
1880-1910~24owner/proprietorR.R. Beard
1891-1894resident62 Alscot Road, Bermondsey, London SE, England
5 April 1891~35census record1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/380.39.19
– occupation “Engineer”
1894-1932resident10 Trafalgar Road, London SE, England
31 March 1901~45census record1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/520.123.5
– occupation “Scientific Instrument Maker”
2 April 1911~55census record1911 Census of England and Wales, RG14/2535
– occupation “Scientific Instrument Maker”; 'cinematographs and accessories'
1932resident32 Dawlish Drive, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, England
3 February 1932~76died atLondon, England
5 May 1932archive entryNational Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1932 p.237
Texts linked to this personArticles (1)

R.R. Beard, Compressed gas cylinder fittings in OMLJ 2.31 (December 1891)

Published correspondence (1)

R.R. Beard, J.A. Furnivel and J.H. Steward, Correspondence in OMLJ 2.31 (December 1891)  –  'Re. click in Beard's regulator'

(* = main subject)

Stephen Herbert and Luke McKernan (editors), Who's who of Victorian cinema: a worldwide survey (London: British Film Institute, 1996), p. 21

David Robinson, Stephen Herbert and Richard Crangle (editors), Encyclopaedia of the magic lantern (London: Magic Lantern Society, 2001), p. 32

Prominent men in the lantern world: no. IX -- Mr R.R. Beard in OMLJ 8.98 (July 1897)

Lucerna ID no. 6002885

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 10 August 2014

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