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Person: NOAKES, D.W.  (1859-1934)

Biographical summary of this person
D.W. Noakes in 1895

Portrait photo from OMLJ, January 1897

Full name
David William NOAKES
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
proprietor of lantern and slide supply business
Main period of activity
1880s-1900s
Relationships to other people

father of NOAKES, Gordon W.  (1885-1958)

Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
6 November 1859
born at
7 April 1861
1
census record
1861 Census of England and Wales, RG9/398.29.14
2 April 1871
11
census record
1871 Census of England and Wales, RG10/756.13.20
3 April 1881
21
census record
1881 Census of England and Wales, RG11/721.58.33
– occupation “Hay Salesman”
1890 – February 1897
~30
partner
5 April 1891
31
census record
1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/511.28.2
– occupation “Manufacturing optician”
January 1897
37
lantern operator
Dr Barnardo's children's entertainment (lantern entertainment, London, England, January 1897)
February 1897
37
unknown connection
31 March 1901
41
census record
1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/540.83.12
– occupation “Hay Salesman & Mechanical Engineer”
2 April 1911
51
census record
1911 Census of England and Wales, RG14/2674
– occupation “Forage Merchant”
17 July 1934
74
died at
30 August 1934
archive entry
National Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1934 p.551
Texts linked to this person
Articles (2)

D.W. Noakes, Common fallacies in the gas services to lanterns: [no. 1] in OMLJ 3.41 (October 1892)

D.W. Noakes, Common fallacies in the gas services to lanterns: no. 2 in OMLJ 3.43 (December 1892)

References
David Robinson, Stephen Herbert and Richard Crangle (editors), Encyclopaedia of the magic lantern (London: Magic Lantern Society, 2001), p. 210
John Betjeman and David Robinson, John Betjeman visits Mr Noakes in NMLJ 8.3 (December 1998)
John Kennedy Melling, The Noakes family and the 'Noakesoscope' in NMLJ 10.1 (Autumn 2005)
Notes in OMLJ 8.93 (February 1897)
  –  giving lantern show for Dr Barnardo's in Albert Hall
Lucerna ID  6002531

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 22 April 2014

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