Person record: WOOLHOUSE, J.W.  (1865-1945)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameJames William WOOLHOUSE
Relevance of this personoccasional lantern operator, member of local lantern society 
Main period of activity1890s
15 April 1865born atSheffield, Yorkshire (West Riding), England
1890~24memberSheffield Optical Lantern Society
1891resident26 Mushroom Lane, Sheffield, Yorkshire (West Riding), England
1891-1892~25memberNational Society of Lanternists
5 April 189125census record1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/3820.16.25
– occupation “Type Founder (Caster)”
1901residentSummer Hill, Fakenham, Norfolk, England
31 March 190135census record1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/1876.27.24
– occupation “Foreman Type Founder”
17 April 194580died atChesham, Buckinghamshire, England
15 November 1945archive entryNational Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1945 p.549
(* = main subject)

Help: a journal of social service (1891-1892) Vol. 1 No. 8 (1 September 1891), p. 155
  –  member of National Society of Lanternists

Lucerna ID no. 6003859Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016