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Person: BANKS, Horace  (1858-c.1946)

Biographical summary of this person
Horace Banks in 1898

Portrait photo from OMLJ, June 1898

Full name
Horace George BANKS
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
proprietor of lantern supply business; contributor to OMLJ
Main period of activity
1890s
Notes

His year of birth is given as 1859 in the OMLJ 'Prominent men' profile, but his birth was registered in q3 of 1858 at Stepney.

His marriage to Annie Eliza ended in divorce in 1907 (filed at High Court 27 December 1906), citing his business partner Leonard Greaves as co-respondent.

Relationships to other people

business partner of GREAVES, L.W.  (1868-1948)

Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
31 July 1858
born at
28 November 1880
22
marriage
England and Wales index of marriages
– occupation “Traveller”; marriage to Annie Eliza Wright, at Islington Parish Church, London [he divorced her 1907]
1890 – 1906
~31
partner
5 April 1891
32
census record
1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/468.100.63
– occupation “Commercial Traveller”
31 March 1901
42
census record
1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/464.145.36
– occupation “Optician”
2 April 1911
52
census record
1911 Census of England and Wales, RG14/2792
– occupation “Commercial Traveller”
c.1946
~87
died at
References
David Robinson, Stephen Herbert and Richard Crangle (editors), Encyclopaedia of the magic lantern (London: Magic Lantern Society, 2001), p. 28
T.H. McAllister, C.E. Gladstone, Richard Goddard, S.W. Gardner, A.H. Clinch and F.H. Burr, Correspondence in OMLJ 2.17 (October 1890)
  –  Treasurer of South London Photographic Society
Lucerna ID  6003064

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 21 March 2019

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