Person record: DOCWRA, Colin  (1855-1942)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameColin DOCWRA
Relevance of this personengineer and contractor; designer of magic lantern 
Main period of activity1880s
24 October 1855born atWaltham Cross, Hertfordshire, England
1881resident106 Balls Pond Road, Islington, London N, England
3 April 188125census record1881 Census of England and Wales, RG11/252.66.1
1891-1901residentOld Park House, Palmers Green, London N, England
5 April 189135census record1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/1084.50.34
31 March 190145census record1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/1268.99.20
1907-1918residentHeronfield, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, England
1922-1930residentWoodsome Lodge, St George's Avenue, Weybridge, Surrey, England
1931-1941residentLaugharne Lodge, Warren Road, Guildford, Surrey, England
1942~86died atunknown location
Hardware linked to this persondesigner: 'Docwra' triple lantern (triunial or triple lantern, W.C. Hughes, 1888)
(* = main subject)

David Robinson, Stephen Herbert and Richard Crangle (editors), Encyclopaedia of the magic lantern (London: Magic Lantern Society, 2001), p. 92

Lucerna ID no. 6003748Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016