Person record: BANKS, Horace  (1858-c.1946)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameHorace George BANKSHorace Banks in 1898
Portrait photo from OMLJ, June 1898
Relevance of this personproprietor of lantern supply business; contributor to OMLJ 
Main period of activity1890s
NotesHis year of birth is given as 1859 in the OMLJ 'Prominent men' profile, but his birth was registered in q3 of 1858 at Stepney.
His marriage to Annie Eliza ended in divorce in 1907 (filed at High Court 27 December 1906), citing his business partner Leonard Greaves as co-respondent. 
Relationships to other peoplebusiness partner of GREAVES, L.W.  (1868-1948)
31 July 1858born atStepney, London, England
28 November 188022marriageEngland and Wales index of marriages
– occupation “Traveller”; marriage to Annie Eliza Wright, at Islington Parish Church, London [he divorced her 1907]
1890~31officerSouth London Photographic Society
1890-1906~31partnerBanks and Greaves
1891-1894resident13 Keston Road, Camberwell, London SE, England
5 April 189132census record1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/468.100.63
– occupation “Commercial Traveller”
1895-1906resident366 Clapham Road, London SW, England
31 March 190142census record1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/464.145.36
– occupation “Optician”
1906residentHighlands, Heather Road, Lee, London SE, England
1911-1913resident2 Ravensbourne Park, Catford, London SE, England
2 April 191152census record1911 Census of England and Wales, RG14/2792
– occupation “Commercial Traveller”
c.1946~87died atLondon, England
(* = main subject)

David Robinson, Stephen Herbert and Richard Crangle (editors), Encyclopaedia of the magic lantern (London: Magic Lantern Society, 2001), p. 28

T.H. McAllister, C.E. Gladstone, Richard Goddard, S.W. Gardner, A.H. Clinch and F.H. Burr, Correspondence in OMLJ 2.17 (October 1890)
  –  Treasurer of South London Photographic Society

* Prominent men in the lantern world: no. XVI - Mr Horace Banks in OMLJ 9.109 (June 1898)

Lucerna ID no. 6003064Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016