Person record: BATTEN, J.B.  (1840-1918)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameJohn Bussell BATTEN
Relevance of this personoccasional lantern operator and lecturer; member of National Society of Lanternists 
Main period of activity1890s
1840born atHolsworthy, Devon, England
1891-1901residentTrewyn House, Holsworthy, Devon, England
5 April 1891~51census record1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/1792.42.18
– occupation “Ironmonger”
1892~52memberNational Society of Lanternists
31 March 1901~61census record1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/2169.23.37
– occupation “Farmer”
19 May 1918~78died atHolsworthy, Devon, England
21 June 1918archive entryNational Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1918 p.161
(* = main subject)

Help: a journal of social service (1891-1892) Vol. 2 No. 10 (1 October 1892), p. 165
  –  member of National Society of Lanternists

Lucerna ID no. 6004452Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 14 December 2016