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Person: MALDEN, B.J., F.R.G.S.  (1838-1933)

Biographical summary of this person
Full name
Benjamin John MALDEN  F.R.G.S.
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
lantern lecturer; contributor to OMLJ
Main period of activity
1870s-90s
Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
7 April 1861
22
census record
1861 Census of England and Wales, RG 9/107.53.16
– occupation “Engraver on Wood”
2 April 1871
32
census record
1871 Census of England and Wales, RG10/338.5.3
– occupation “Engraver on Wood & Lecturer”
3 January 1877
38
lecturer
[Magic lantern lecture] (lantern lecture, London, England, 3 January 1877)
12 December 1879
41
lecturer
[Magic lantern entertainment] (lantern entertainment, London, England, 12 December 1879)
3 January 1889
50
lecturer
[Magic lantern entertainment] (lantern entertainment, Wokingham, Berkshire, England, 3 January 1889)
31 March 1901
62
census record
1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/209.25.42
– occupation “Retired Lecturer”
2 April 1911
72
census record
1911 Census of England and Wales, RG14/1029
– occupation “Retired Lecturer”
24 January 1933
94
died at
5 April 1933
archive entry
National Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1933 p.209
Hardware linked to this person

designer: Trinopticon (triunial or triple lantern, J.H. Steward, n.d.)

Slide sets linked to this person

compiler: Old London (lecture: Wrench & Son, 41 slides, in/before 1889)

photographer: Teneriffe and Grand Canary (lecture: Wrench & Son, 50 slides, in/before 1893)

Texts linked to this person
Published correspondence (3)

B.J. Malden, W.M. Baynes, Slingsby Bethell, T.H. Holding and Frank R. Hinkins, Correspondence in OMLJ 1.9 (February 1890)  –  'Congratulatory'

W.I. Chadwick, B.J. Malden and W.D. Slade, Correspondence in OMLJ 3.32 (January 1892)  –  'Ilkeston explosion'

B.J. Malden and Charles Hine, Correspondence in OMLJ 8.100 (September 1897)  –  'Professor Malden's effect slides'


Lectures (2)

B.J. Malden, A tour through Sweden and Denmark (London: Wrench & Son, c.1894)

B.J. Malden, A visit to Teneriffe and Grand Canary (London: Wrench & Son, c.1893)

References
John Barnes, The Barnes Museum: catalogue excerpts in NMLJ 1.2 (February 1979), p. 6
Edmund H. Wilkie, 'Late of the Royal Polytechnic Institution' (?) in OMLJ 12.143 (April 1901)
Notes in OMLJ 10.127 (December 1899)
  –  announcing retirement
Lucerna ID  6000657

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 23 April 2014

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