Person record: REDFERN, Jasper  (1871-1928)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameHenry Jasper REDFERN
Relevance of this personproprietor of photographic and lantern retail business 
Main period of activity1880s-90s

His full occupation as given in the 1911 Census is 'Music Hall Proprietor etc., Cinematograph Expert, Manufacturer and Producer of Films and Apparatus and Qualified Optologist and Optician (F.S.M.C. & B.O.A.)'.

1871born atSheffield, Yorkshire (West Riding), England
1881resident40 Nicholson Road, Heeley, Sheffield, Yorkshire (West Riding), England
3 April 1881~10census record1881 Census of England and Wales, RG11/4640.62.21
c.1885-1895~14employeeW. Watson & Sons
1891resident110 Pancras Square, St Pancras, London, England
5 April 1891~20census record1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/126.128.40
– occupation “Photographer's Apprentice”
1895~24owner/proprietorH. Jasper Redfern
1901resident28 Carter Knowle Road, Sheffield, Yorkshire (West Riding), England
31 March 1901~30census record1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/4358.118.16
– occupation “Qualified Refractionist”
1911resident6 Gore Crescent, Pendleton, Lancashire, England
2 April 1911~40census record1911 Census of England and Wales, RG14/23947
– occupation “Music Hall Proprietor etc.”
2 November 1928~57died atManchester, Lancashire, England
(* = main subject)

* Stephen Herbert and Luke McKernan (editors), Who's who of Victorian cinema: a worldwide survey (London: British Film Institute, 1996), p. 119

Lucerna ID no. 6003045Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016

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