Person record: FURNISS, Harry  (1854-1925)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameHenry FURNISS
Relevance of this personartist and illustrator; professional lantern lecturer 
Main period of activityN/A
NotesHis given name at birth was Henry, but he was known as Harry and used that name in all official records from 1881 or earlier. 
26 March 1854born atWexford, County Wexford, Ireland
1881resident10 St George Square, Marylebone, London, England
3 April 188127census record1881 Census of England and Wales, RG11/183.62.48
– occupation “Artist”
1884-1908resident23 St Edmunds Terrace, St John's Wood, London, England
5 April 189137census record1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/104.64.9
– occupation “Artist and Journalist”
1909-1925resident8 High Wickham, Hastings, Sussex (East), England
2 April 191157census record1911 Census of England and Wales, RG14/4732.206
– occupation “Artist and Author”
14 January 192570died atHastings, Sussex (East), England
27 February 1925archive entryNational Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1925 p.368
(* = main subject)

* David Robinson, Harry Furniss: lantern showman in NMLJ 6.3 (January 1992)

Lucerna ID no. 6004057Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016