Person record: CHEFFINS, William  (c.1840-1912)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameWilliam CHEFFINS
Relevance of this personphotographer; maker of silhouette slides, 1890s-1900s 
Main period of activity1890s-1900s
c.1840born atBoston, Lincolnshire, England
1881residentWooden House, Edinburgh Walk, Holbeach, Lincolnshire, England
3 April 1881~41census record1881 Census of England and Wales, RG11/3211.33.22
1891residentThe Tenters, Holbeach, Lincolnshire, England
1891-1900~51owner/proprietorW. Cheffins
5 April 1891~51census record1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/2569.114.19
1900residentHolbeach, Lincolnshire, England
1901resident12 Scott Square, Wortley, Leeds, Yorkshire (West Riding), England
31 March 1901~61census record1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/4208.41.11
30 November 1912~72died atHolbeach, Lincolnshire, England
(* = main subject)

Notes and queries in OMLJ 11.135 (August 1900)
  –  maker of silhouette slides

Lucerna ID no. 6003336Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016

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