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Person: ROWDEN, A.O.  (1877-1960)

Biographical summary of this person
Alfred Oliver Rowden (1877-1960) in 1936

Full name
Alfred Oliver ROWDEN
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
photographer and slide maker
Main period of activity
1910s-40s
Relationships to other people

associated with BONHAM   (fl. 1910s-20s)

associated with LUCAS, W.J., B.A., F.E.S.  (1858-1932)

corresponded with PALMER, Mervyn, F.R.G.S.  (1882-1954)

associated with TANNER, H.N.  (1884-1952)

Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
1900 - 1911
business address
1900
~22
member
31 March 1901
23
census record
1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/2042.44.30
– occupation “Dairyman's Assistant”
21 March 1903
25
lecturer
Some insects of local interest (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 21 March 1903)
13 February 1904
26
lecturer
The life history of a dragon-fly (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 13 February 1904)
26 November 1904
27
lecturer
Some British land and fresh-water shells (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 26 November 1904)
2 April 1911
33
census record
1911 Census of England and Wales, RG14/12609.350
– occupation “Dairy Manager”
29 November 1913
36
lecturer
Exhibition of Nature Study Lantern slides (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 29 November 1913)
30 January 1915
37
lantern operator
The rarer birds of the Exeter district (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 30 January 1915)
27 November 1915
38
contributor
Nature Lantern slides and notes (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 27 November 1915)
29 January 1916
38
contributor
Nature Lantern slides (lantern lecture, 29 January 1916)
2 April 1921
43
lecturer
Notes in Mesopotamia and Persia (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 2 April 1921)
26 November 1921
44
lantern operator
My recent Tour in the Pyrenees (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 26 November 1921)
3 January 1922
44
contributor
[Exhibition of slides entered for Royal Photographic Society competition] (lantern entertainment, Exeter, Devon, England, 3 January 1922)
7 February 1922
44
lecturer
[Travels through Mesopotamia and Persia] (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 7 February 1922)
2 January 1926
48
lecturer
Nest-hunting with a camera (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 2 January 1926)
26 February 1927
49
contributor
A week on Lundy Island (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 26 February 1927)
December 1928
51
lecturer
Baghdad and Babylon (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, December 1928)
23 March 1929
51
lecturer
Grasshoppers (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 23 March 1929)
30 November 1929
52
lecturer
Nightingales: Devonshire records (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 30 November 1929)
5 April 1930
52
lecturer
Visit to the great starling roost on Gittisham Common (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 5 April 1930)
12 March 1932
54
contributor
Notes and records (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 12 March 1932)
9 March 1935
57
contributor
Lantern Slides shown by Members (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 9 March 1935)
7 March 1936
58
lecturer
Nature talk with slides (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 7 March 1936)
28 November 1936
59
contributor
Exhibition of nature lantern slides by members (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 28 November 1936)
8 January 1938
60
contributor
Members' Lantern Slides (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 8 January 1938)
19 March 1938
60
lecturer
Fragments (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 19 March 1938)
29 September 1939
62
archive entry
1939 England and Wales Register, WIBN 270/3
– occupation “Dairyman, Director”
11 May 1940
62
lecturer
British Wasps and Hornets and their Nests (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 11 May 1940)
8 March 1941
63
contributor
[Members' notes and lantern slides] (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 8 March 1941)
18 April 1960
82
died at
19 July 1960
archive entry
National Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1960 Q-R p.418
Slide sets linked to this person

photographer: [Rowden Collection: series 'E'] (miscellaneous: privately made, at least 229 slides, 1911 - 1941)

photographer: [Rowden Collection: series 'M'] (miscellaneous: privately made, at least 333 slides, c.1919)

slide maker: [Rowden Collection: series 'M'] (miscellaneous: privately made, at least 333 slides, c.1919)

photographer: [Rowden Collection: series 'R'] (miscellaneous: privately made, at least 84 slides, 1930 - 1940)

photographer: [Rowden Collection: series 'V'] (miscellaneous: privately made, at least 6 slides, 1935 - 1937)

photographer: [Rowden Collection: series 'Z'] (miscellaneous: privately made, at least 195 slides, 1924 - 1941)

slide maker: [Rowden Collection: miscellaneous slides by other photographers] (miscellaneous: privately made, at least 19 slides, 1910 - 1938)

slide maker: [Rowden Collection: miscellaneous slides] (miscellaneous: privately made, 4 slides, n.d.)

slide maker: [Rowden Collection: photographs of Mesopotamia by other photographers] (lecture: privately made, at least 29 slides, c.1920)

Slide images showing this person
slide image -- Group at Lundyslide image -- A.O.R. and Robinslide image -- A.O.R. and Robinslide image -- A.O. Rowden at Ashar Barracks, Basrahslide image -- A.O.R. washing pyjamas on P.S. boatslide image -- The camera which took these snapsslide image -- Goggles and spine pads for midday sunslide image -- A group of over 42s at Baghdadslide image -- S.W.N.U. Conference Ramble to Braunton Burrows
Slide set references

image appears in: [Ilfracombe Museum Collection: Field Club rambles] (lecture: privately made, 34 slides, n.d.)

image appears in: [Rowden Collection: series 'M'] (miscellaneous: privately made, at least 333 slides, c.1919)

image appears in: [Rowden Collection: series 'Z'] (miscellaneous: privately made, at least 195 slides, 1924 - 1941)

Lucerna ID  6001615

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 14 November 2018

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