|Basic biographical summary of this person
|Full name||Henry William TAUNT|
|Relevance of this person||photographer and slide maker; contributor to OMLJ, 1894-95 |
|Main period of activity||1870s-90s|
His name at birth was William Henry Taunt; he seems to have reversed the order of his first names between the 1861 and 1871 Census.
|date unknown ||owner/proprietor||Henry W. Taunt|
|14 June 1842||born at||Oxford, Oxfordshire, England|
|1861||resident||9 Bridge Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England|
|7 April 1861||18||census record||1861 Census of England and Wales, RG9/895.18.29|
|1871||resident||9 Friar's Entry, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England|
|2 April 1871||28||census record||1871 Census of England and Wales, RG10/1438.27.46|
|1881-1896||resident||9 & 10 Broad Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England|
|3 April 1881||38||census record||1881 Census of England and Wales, RG11/1502.68.28|
|5 April 1891||48||census record||1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/1168.10.14|
|1896||resident||Rivera, Cowley Marsh, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England|
|17 March 1896||53||archive entry||London Gazette, 26722 (17 March 1896) p.1798|
– bankruptcy notice
|1901||resident||7 Marsh Cottages, Cowley Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England|
|31 March 1901||58||census record||1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/1379.56.42|
|4 November 1922||80||died at||Oxford, Oxfordshire, England|
|Texts linked to this person||Published correspondence (2)|
George Dickman, J.G. Parvin, ‘ Progreso’ and Henry W. Taunt, Correspondence in OMLJ 5.67 (December 1894) – 'The decadence of lantern lectures and its cause'
Henry W. Taunt and Jex Bardwell, Correspondence in OMLJ 6.73 (June 1895) – 'Bags v. cylinders'
(* = main subject)
David Robinson, Stephen Herbert and Richard Crangle (editors), Encyclopaedia of the magic lantern (London: Magic Lantern Society, 2001), p. 298
* Bryan Brown (editor), The England of Henry Taunt, Victorian photographer: his Thames, his Oxford, his Home Counties and travels, his portraits, times and ephemera (London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1973)
|Lucerna ID no. 6003071||Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016|
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