Person record: ANDERTON, John  (c.1847-1905)

Basic biographical summary of this person
NameJohn ANDERTONJohn Anderton in 1897
Portrait photo from OMLJ, October 1897
Relevance of this personcontributor to OMLJ, 1894 
Main period of activity1890s
c.1847born atBirmingham, Warwickshire, England
1889-1897~42owner/proprietorR. Field & Co.
1891-1901resident21 Wellington Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
5 April 1891~44census record1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/2360.79.4
– occupation “Optician”
31 March 1901~54census record1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/2816.168.32
– occupation “Scientific Instrument Maker”
1905residentEagle Cliff, Strensham Hill, Moseley, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
21 December 1905~59died atBirmingham, Warwickshire, England
10 February 1906archive entryNational Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1906 p.42
– occupation “Scientific Instrument Manufacturer”
Texts linked to this personPublished correspondence (1)

John Anderton, W.J. Coles, ‘ Perplexed’ and Sharp and Hitchmough, Correspondence in OMLJ 5.58 (March 1894)  –  'Stereoscopic projection and metal faced screens'

(* = main subject)

David Robinson, Stephen Herbert and Richard Crangle (editors), Encyclopaedia of the magic lantern (London: Magic Lantern Society, 2001), pp. 15-16

* Prominent men in the lantern world: no. XII -- Mr John Anderton in OMLJ 8.101 (October 1897)

Lucerna ID no. 6003042Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016