Person record: CROWHURST, H.A.  (1868-1943)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameHarry Arthur CROWHURST
Relevance of this personpartner in lantern and optical supply business 
Main period of activity1900s-1920s
NotesHe married the daughter of cinematograph pioneer James Williamson in May 1905, and took over Williamson's Hove premises at some date in the mid-1900s. 
Relationships to other peoplerelated by marriage to WILLIAMSON, James  (1855-1933)
business partner of SANDERS, H. Armytage  (1867-1940)
14 March 1868born atBloomsbury, London, England
3 April 188113census record1881 Census of England and Wales, RG11/337.11.18
1891resident38 Gower Street, London, England
5 April 189123census record1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/212.15.25
– occupation “Optician”
1900~31partnerSanders & Crowhurst
1900s-1900~31employeeW. Watson & Sons
1901resident27 Catherine Street, Covent Garden, London, England
31 March 190133census record1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/244.42.17
– occupation “Optician”
1908~39owner/proprietorH.A. Crowhurst
27 October 190840archive entryLondon Gazette, 28189 (27 October 1908), p.7791
– dissolution of partnership with H.A. Sanders
1943~74archive entryNational Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1943 p.459
8 December 1943resident77a Peartree Avenue, Southampton, Hampshire, England
8 December 194375died atSouthampton, Hampshire, England
(* = main subject)

Notes in OMLJ 11.138 (November 1900)
  –  setting up new company

Lucerna ID no. 6003342Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016

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