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

Basic biographical summary of this person
NameJohn ANDERTONJohn Anderton in 1897
Portrait photo from OMLJ, October 1897
Gendermale
Relevance of this personcontributor to OMLJ, 1894 
Main period of activity1890s
ChronologyDateAgeEvent/activity
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'

References
(* = 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

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