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Person: ROWLEY, F.R.  (1869-1939)

Biographical summary of this person
Full name
Frederick Richard ROWLEY
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
museum curator and lantern lecturer
Main period of activity
N/A
Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
5 April 1891
~22
census record
1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/2536.35.11
– occupation 'Sub Curator at Museum'
31 March 1901
~32
census record
1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/3004
– occupation 'Sub Curator Corporation Museum'
1902
~32
member
January 1902 – 1934
~33
employee
11 December 1902
~34
lecturer
Natural History -- Museums -- Their evolution and value (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 11 December 1902)
31 January 1903
~34
lecturer
Natural history museums: their evolution and value (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 31 January 1903)
21 February 1903
~34
lecturer
A note on feather structure (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 21 February 1903)
28 February 1903
~34
lecturer
Coral polyps and their work (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 28 February 1903)
21 November 1903
~34
lecturer
Shells and their tenants (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 21 November 1903)
26 January 1904
~35
lecturer
Shells and their tenants (lantern lecture, Liskeard, Cornwall, England, 26 January 1904)
17 December 1904
~36
lecturer
Extinct birds (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 17 December 1904)
26 January 1905
~36
lecturer
[Deep Sea Exploration] (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 26 January 1905)
4 February 1905
~36
lecturer
The parasite of malaria and its life history (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 4 February 1905)
19 February 1905
~36
lecturer
The wonders of the deep (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 19 February 1905)
21 March 1905
~36
lecturer
Natural history museums (lantern lecture, Torquay, Devon, England, 21 March 1905)
4 November 1905
~36
lecturer
Some extinct birds (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 4 November 1905)
13 November 1905
~36
lecturer
Some methods and results of deep sea explorations (lantern lecture, Teignmouth, Devon, England, 13 November 1905)
9 December 1905
~37
lecturer
White ants (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 9 December 1905)
6 January 1906
~37
lecturer
Some interesting exhibits in the Museum (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 6 January 1906)
2 March 1907
~38
lecturer
Some Egyptian antiquities (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 2 March 1907)
2 March 1907
~38
lecturer
Some Egyptian antiquities in the Museum (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 2 March 1907)
19 March 1907
~38
lecturer
Methods and results of deep sea exploration (lantern lecture, Torquay, Devon, England, 19 March 1907)
30 November 1907
~38
lantern operator
Fossils: what they are and what they teach us (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 30 November 1907)
14 December 1907
~39
lecturer
Microscopic life in ponds and rock-pools (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 14 December 1907)
March 1908
~39
lecturer
The microscope at the seaside (lantern lecture, Barnstaple, Devon, England, March 1908)
19 December 1908
~40
lecturer
Microscopic marine life: with coloured transparencies (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 19 December 1908)
9 February 1909
~40
lecturer
Phases of Animal Life (lantern lecture, Liskeard, Cornwall, England, 9 February 1909)
1 March 1909
~40
lecturer
Phases of animal life (lantern lecture, Bradninch, Devon, England, 1 March 1909)
8 March 1910
~41
lecturer
Marine microscopic life: illustrated with transparencies (lantern lecture, Torquay, Devon, England, 8 March 1910)
12 March 1910
~41
lecturer
Some injurious animals and their work (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 12 March 1910)
18 February 1911
~42
lecturer
Some savage customs and beliefs (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 18 February 1911)
2 April 1911
~42
census record
1911 Census of England and Wales, RG14/12607.120
– occupation 'Museum Curator'
9 March 1912
~43
lecturer
Fishes (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 9 March 1912)
8 March 1913
~44
lecturer
Some modern museums and their aims (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 8 March 1913)
2 December 1913
~45
lecturer
Wonders of pond life (lantern lecture, Paignton, Devon, England, 2 December 1913)
6 January 1914
~45
lecturer
Some modern museums and their aims (lantern lecture, Torquay, Devon, England, 6 January 1914)
30 January 1914
~45
lecturer
[Modern museums] (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 30 January 1914)
31 January 1914
~45
contributor
Weeds (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 31 January 1914)
30 January 1915
~46
lantern operator
The rarer birds of the Exeter district (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 30 January 1915)
20 February 1915
~46
lecturer
The colours of animals (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 20 February 1915)
23 March 1918
~49
lecturer
Natural history notes (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 23 March 1918)
10 January 1920
~51
lecturer
The open sea and some of its inhabitants (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 10 January 1920)
28 January 1922
~53
lecturer
Some modern museums and their aims (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 28 January 1922)
2 January 1926
~57
lantern operator
Nest-hunting with a camera (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 2 January 1926)
19 February 1927
~58
lecturer
Glimpses of bird life (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 19 February 1927)
25 February 1933
~64
lecturer
[Characteristic aspects of Field Geology] (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 25 February 1933)
9 March 1935
~66
contributor
Lantern Slides shown by Members (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 9 March 1935)
25 January 1936
~67
contributor
Members' lantern slides, notes and records (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 25 January 1936)
28 November 1936
~67
contributor
Exhibition of nature lantern slides by members (lantern lecture, Exeter, Devon, England, 28 November 1936)
13 February 1939
~70
died at
28 March 1939
archive entry
National Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1939 p. 221
Slide sets linked to this person

photographer: [Weaver Baker Collection: photographs of Devon] (miscellaneous: privately made, at least 70 slides, 1908 - 1937)

Slide images showing this person
slide image -- Group at Lundyslide image -- In Lydford Gorge, 1926slide image -- F.R. Rowley Esq., F.R.M.S.
Slide set references

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

image appears in: [Weaver Baker Collection: miscellaneous slides] (miscellaneous: privately made, at least 46 slides, n.d.)

Reference
Express and Echo No. 20,856 (16 February 1939), p. 7, col. 3
  –  report of funeral
Lucerna ID  6001734

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 18 May 2019

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