|Basic biographical summary of this person|
|Full name||Robert Royou BEARD|
Portrait photo from OMLJ, July 1897
|Relevance of this person||proprietor of lantern accessory manufacturing business|
|Main period of activity||1880s-1910s|
|c.1856||born at||Camberwell, London SE, England|
|1891-1894||resident||62 Alscot Road, Bermondsey, London SE, England|
|5 April 1891||~35||census record||1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/380.39.19|
– occupation “Engineer”
|1894-1932||resident||10 Trafalgar Road, London SE, England|
|31 March 1901||~45||census record||1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/520.123.5|
– occupation “Scientific Instrument Maker”
|2 April 1911||~55||census record||1911 Census of England and Wales, RG14/2535|
– occupation “Scientific Instrument Maker”; 'cinematographs and accessories'
|1932||resident||32 Dawlish Drive, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, England|
|3 February 1932||~76||died at||London, England|
|5 May 1932||archive entry||National Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1932 p.237|
|Texts linked to this person||Articles (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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