Person record: MANTON, Dr John, M.R.C.S.  (1864-1919)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameDr John Albert MANTON  M.R.C.S.
Relevance of this personofficer of local lantern society 
Main period of activity1890s

Mentioned as President of the Sheffield Optical Lantern Society in references in OMLJ, and credited as such in his book The Magic Lantern of 1898.

30 June 1864born atWakefield, Yorkshire (West Riding), England
3 April 188116census record1881 Census of England and Wales, RG11/4578.19.32
1891-1893resident1 Norfolk Road, Park, Sheffield, Yorkshire (West Riding), England
5 April 189126census record1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/3827.87.1
1892-1898~27officerSheffield Optical Lantern Society
1901-1919resident9 Norfolk Road, Park, Sheffield, Yorkshire (West Riding), England
31 March 190136census record1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/4372.96.25
2 April 191146census record1911 Census of England and Wales, RG14/27900
1919~54archive entryNational Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1919 p.189
4 February 191954died atSheffield, Yorkshire (West Riding), England
Texts linked to this personBooks (1)

John Manton, The magic lantern (London: Iliffe, Sons & Sturmey, 1898)

Lucerna ID no. 6003854Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016

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