Person record: WALKER, William  (c.1859-c.1937)

Basic biographical summary of this person
NameWilliam WALKER
Relevance of this personbookseller; proprietor of lantern and cinematograph dealers 
Main period of activity1880s-1900s
c.1859born atGlasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
1884~24owner/proprietorWilliam Walker
1891resident45 Skene Terrace, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
1891~32census record1891 Census of Scotland, Aberdeen Old Machar/14.26.10
1898~39partnerWalker & Co.
1901resident4 Bridge Street, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
1901~41census record1901 Census of Scotland, Aberdeen Holburn/18.5.3
c.1937~77died atunknown location
(* = main subject)

* Stephen Herbert and Luke McKernan (editors), Who's who of Victorian cinema: a worldwide survey (London: British Film Institute, 1996), pp. 147-148

David Robinson, Stephen Herbert and Richard Crangle (editors), Encyclopaedia of the magic lantern (London: Magic Lantern Society, 2001), p. 319

* Prominent men in the lantern world: no. XVII -- Mr William Walker in OMLJ 9.115 (December 1898)

Lucerna ID no. 6003196Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016

How to cite this record: all the information in Lucerna is freely available for use for any legal non-commercial purpose. If you use any of the information on this page, please credit it in the following (or an equivalent) style:

  Lucerna Magic Lantern Web Resource, Accessed 27 May 2017.

All Lucerna data is published in good faith as the latest known version of the information, but without any guarantee as to its accuracy or completeness. If you can correct or add to our information, or supply any images, please Contact us.