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Person record: ARCHER, Walter J.  (c.1858-1902)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameWalter John ARCHERWalter J. Archer in 1896
Portrait photo from OMLJ, December 1896
Relevance of this personpartner in lantern and slide manufacturing and supply business 
Main period of activity1880s-1900s
Relationships to other peopleson of ARCHER, William F.  (c.1827-1887)
brother of ARCHER, Frederick W.  (1860-1945)
brother of ARCHER, Foster H., F.S.M.C., B.O.A.  (1861-1935)
c.1858born atLiverpool, Lancashire, England
1871residentWithens Lane, Liscard, Cheshire, England
2 April 1871~13census record1871 Census of England and Wales, RG10/3753.129.24
1880-1902~21partnerArcher & Sons
1891-1901residentTytherley, Victoria Park, Wavertree, Liverpool, Lancashire, England
5 April 1891~33census record1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/3002.128.28
– occupation “Optician”
31 March 1901~43census record1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/3505.18.28
– occupation “Optician Shop Keeper”
19 June 1902~44died atLiverpool, Lancashire, England
2 September 1902archive entryNational Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1902 p.55
(* = main subject)

David Robinson, Stephen Herbert and Richard Crangle (editors), Encyclopaedia of the magic lantern (London: Magic Lantern Society, 2001), p. 18

Prominent men in the lantern world: no. II -- Mr Walter J. Archer in OMLJ 7.91 (December 1896)

Lucerna ID no. 6003046

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 6 September 2014

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