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Person: DOCWRA, Colin  (1855-1942)

Biographical summary of this person
Full name
Colin DOCWRA
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
engineer and contractor; designer of magic lantern
Main period of activity
1880s
Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
3 April 1881
25
census record
1881 Census of England and Wales, RG11/252.66.1
5 April 1891
35
census record
1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/1084.50.34
31 March 1901
45
census record
1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/1268.99.20
1942
~86
died at
unknown location
Hardware linked to this person

designer: 'Docwra' triple lantern (triunial or triple lantern, W.C. Hughes, 1888)

Reference
David Robinson, Stephen Herbert and Richard Crangle (editors), Encyclopaedia of the magic lantern (London: Magic Lantern Society, 2001), p. 92
Lucerna ID  6003748

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 31 October 2011

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