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
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* 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