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Person: MANTON, Dr John, M.R.C.S.  (1864-1919)

Biographical summary of this person
Full name
Dr John Albert MANTON  M.R.C.S.
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
officer of local lantern society
Main period of activity
1890s
Notes

Mentioned as President of the Sheffield Optical Lantern Society in references in OMLJ, and credited as such in his book The Magic Lantern of 1898.

Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
3 April 1881
16
census record
1881 Census of England and Wales, RG11/4578.19.32
5 April 1891
26
census record
1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/3827.87.1
1892 – 1898
~27
officer
31 March 1901
36
census record
1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/4372.96.25
2 April 1911
46
census record
1911 Census of England and Wales, RG14/27900
1919
~54
archive entry
National Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1919 p.189
Texts linked to this person
Books (1)

John Manton, The magic lantern (London: Iliffe, Sons & Sturmey, 1898)

Lucerna ID  6003854

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 27 November 2014

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