Person record: FURNISS, Harry  (1854-1925)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameHenry FURNISS
Gendermale
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. 
ChronologyDateAgeEvent/activity
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
Reference
(* = 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