Person record: CHILDE, Henry Langdon  (1781-1874)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameHenry Langdon CHILDE
Relevance of this personlantern slide painter 
Main period of activityN/A
Relationships to other peoplefather of CHILDE, Miss Maria  (c.1827- ? )
employer of HILL, W.R.  (1831-1901)
employer of WINZAR, George  (1836-1907)
1781born atPoole, Dorset, England
1830s-1850s~48owner/proprietorHenry Langdon Childe
1832resident3 Barrett Street, Lambeth, London, England
1845-1871resident66 Vauxhall Walk, Lambeth, London SE, England
30 March 1851~70census record1851 Census of England and Wales, HO107/1571.91.6
– occupation “Artist in Glass”
1860s~78partnerChilde and Doubell
7 April 1861~80census record1861 Census of England and Wales, RG9/352.133.10
– occupation “Painter on Glass”
1860s-1866~84partnerChilde and Hill
2 April 1871~90census record1871 Census of England and Wales, RG10/661.71.35
– occupation “Painter on Glass”
1874resident61 Mostyn Road, Brixton, London, England
11 October 1874~93died atBrixton, London, England
26 April 1875archive entryNational Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1875 p.141
(* = main subject)

Gloria Clifton, Directory of British scientific instrument makers 1550-1851 (London: Zwemmer, 1995), p. 55

* John Barnes, The Barnes Museum: catalogue excerpts in NMLJ 1.2 (February 1979), p. 4

T.C. Hepworth and J.H. Pepper (comp. Tony Dugdale), A brief history of the lantern in NMLJ 1.1 (April 1978), p. 5

Lucerna ID no. 6002943Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016

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