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Person: LOCKE, C.W.  (1849-1925)

Biographical summary of this person
C.W. Locke in 1897

Portrait photograph from OMLJ, August 1897

Full name
Charles Woolnough LOCKE
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
lantern operator and photographer
Main period of activity
1870s-1910s
Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
2 April 1871
~22
census record
1871 Census of England and Wales, RG10/1311.33.30
– occupation “Wheelwright”
3 April 1881
~32
census record
1881 Census of England and Wales, RG11/319.46.9
– occupation “Assistant public lecturer”
1887 – 1895
~37
partner
5 April 1891
~42
census record
1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/513.125.14
– occupation “Manufacturing optician”
1895 – 1903
~45
owner/proprietor
8 February 1897
~48
lantern operator
[Travels in the far North] (lantern lecture, London, England, 8 February 1897)
31 March 1901
~52
census record
1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/1231.49.29
– occupation “Optical lantern maker & photographer”
2 April 1911
~62
census record
1911 Census of England and Wales, RG14/87
– occupation “Photographer”
Texts linked to this person
Published correspondence (3)

‘ Observer’, R.B. Price, W. Stocks, T.E. Morgan, C.W. Locke, W. Stocks and ‘ An Old Photographer’, Correspondence in OMLJ 7.84 (May 1896)  –  'Ancient water and flour mills'

D.A. Doudney, George Newnes Ltd and C.W. Locke, Correspondence in OMLJ 8.101 (October 1897)  –  'Professor Malden's effect slides'

Joseph J. Smith, C.W. Locke, F. Brown, William H. Assender and Walker & Co., Correspondence in OMLJ 10.123 (August 1899)  –  'Nottingham Incandescent Lime Cylinder Syndicate'

References
David Robinson, Stephen Herbert and Richard Crangle (editors), Encyclopaedia of the magic lantern (London: Magic Lantern Society, 2001), pp. 176-177
Dioramic effects at the Egyptian Hall in OMLJ 11.132 (May 1900)
  –  lantern shows at Egyptian Hall
Electrorama in OMLJ 9.109 (June 1898)
  –  manager of Electrorama
The largest lantern audience in OMLJ 8.94 (March 1897)
  –  lanternist at Nansen's Albert Hall lecture
Mere mention in OMLJ 13.151 (October 1902)
  –  change of business address
Notes in OMLJ 7.90 (November 1896)
  –  cinematograph show at Brechin
Lucerna ID  6002545

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 22 April 2014

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