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Name: LAFONT, Miss Beatrice   b: 1878 Deptford Kent  d: 1962
Address: 12 Sussex Street, Cambridge.
Working Dates: 1916-1922
Subjects, styles, advertising, other relevant information: Beatrice was listed in local directories as a photographer at 12 Sussex Street Cambridge from 1916 to 1922. She was still resident in Sussex Street in 1935, no longer listed as a photographer. By 1938 she had moved to 61 Jesus Lane Cambridge.
References: Mike Petty, The Photographers, (a handlist of local photographers), Cambridge, Cambridgeshire Collection, 1992
Kelly's Directory 1916-22, Cambridge Blue Book 1938

Name: LAMB, Edmund Thomas b: 1844 Tetbury Glos  d: 1913
Address: 5 Aukland Cottages Cambridge (1871) 5 Regent Terrace Cambridge (1881) 107 Victoria Road Cambridge (1891)
Working Dates: 1871 - 1891 in Cambridge, then Tetbury Glos no later than 1897 to 1913
Subjects, styles, advertising, other relevant information: Edmund was the son of Thomas Lamb b: 1813 Tetbury Glos, a plasterer and tiler. In 1871 Edmund married Mary Jane Wisher b:1851 Spalding Lincs, and was living in Cambridge at 5 Aukland Cottages, off Newmarket Road, and was a photographer's assistant. His wife, Mary Jane, was the daughter of a solicitor's clerk and by the 1860s her family were living in Rose Crescent Cambridge. In the 1881 census Edmund was still a photographer's assistant, living at 5 Regent Terrace Cambridge, a move upmarket from Aukland Cottages being closer to the town centre and with open views across Parkers Piece. Edmund's name was incorrectly recorded by the 1881 numerator as Charles T Lamb. Edmund was living with his wife: Mary J Lamb b:1851 Spalding Lincs, and their three daughters, plus a servant and undergraduate lodger. The latter no doubt helping to increase the family income. In 1888 Mary Jane died and in the 1891 census Edmund was a widower, occupation listed as a photographer and an employee. He was living at 107 Victoria Road Cambridge with his three daughters: Elizabeth F Lamb b: 1874 Cambridge, Gertrude J Lamb b: 1877 Cambridge and Persis Annie Lamb b:1880 Cambridge. (Persis was Edmund's mothers christian name, and is a name which crops up in the Tetbury area since Elizabethan times) Elizabeth was shown as an apprentice - but no indication of the trade she was following. By 1897 Edmund appeared in the Kellys Directory as a Photographer with a fancy goods repository in Church Street Tetbury Glos. In the 1901 census Edmund was shown as a photographer, operating on his own account at 10 Church Street, Tetbury. His daughter Persis was still living with him and was shown as a photographer's assistant. By 1911 Edmund was a photographer and stationer working from his home at 10 Church Street Tetbury, all three daughters, who were still single, were with him, Persis assisting in the business, Elizabeth a milliner and Gertrude a hospital nurse. In 1912 The Gloucester Journal reported the marriage in Tetbury of Elizabeth Florence Wisher Lamb to Wilfred Ling, a Rhodesian mounted policeman. The press report referred to Edmund Lamb's family as "well known and highly respected in the town". Edmund died in 1913. A 1914 Commercial List for Tetbury lists Edmund Thomas Lamb as a photographer and fancy goods repository in Church Street. The 1924 Tetbury Almanac lists Miss Persis Lamb as a photographer in Church Street Tetbury. Edmund's daughter Persis continued to run a photography business in Church Street until her death on 8 May 1936. When she died, the administrator of her estate was named as Wilfred Dennis Moss, Photographer.( Moss, b: 1881 was listed in the 1911 census as a photographic artist living at 24 Cecily Hill, Cirencester.) At some later point it is possible that the business name became Clark and Lamb. Gloucestershire Archives list under one reference in their catalogue six photograph portraits by J Clark and E T Lamb of Tetbury, which they date to around 1930. They don't have sufficient resources to confirm whether they have simply catalogued photographs by two separate firms under one reference or whether their catalogue refers to six items from a combined firm. There are also in existence Tetbury postcards published by Clark and Lamb. Jas. Clark was another Tetbury photographer who operated from the Market Place in Tetbury; in the 1914 commercial list he was shown as a stationer in Long Street Tetbury and in the 1924 Tetbury Almanac he was a picture framer in Long Street and Church Street.
References: England Census 1861-1911, Gloucestershire Archives K/1013/28. Gloucester Journal 23 March 1912 p11. 1914 Commercial List for Tetbury, 1924 Tetbury Almanac, 1897 Kellys Directory of Tetbury (the last three items are all available from The History of Tetbury Society website http://www.tetburyhistory.com)

Name:LAMBERT, Rev Frederick Charles ,   b: c.1852  d: 1932
Address: 62 St Andrews Street Cambridge in 1887, Rulverdome Cambridge 1889
Working Dates: Cambridge 1887-89, photographic interest continued at least until 1900
Subjects, styles, advertising, other relevant information: According to Cambridge University Alumni, 1261-1900 FC Lambert was admitted to ST JOHN'S, College July 7, 1871 and re-admitted Oct. 14, 1872. He was the son of the Rev. Alfred Lambert (1826) [and Jane]. B. at Monk Bretton, Yorks. Bapt. Aug. 22, 1852. He Matriculated in 1872; was an exhibitioner; B.A. in 1876. He then migrated to Downing College Oct. 6, 1876; became an M.A. in 1879. He was ordained deacon (Rochester) 1878; priest (York) 1882; Chaplain of St Bartholomew's, Sydenham, 1878-9. Senior Mathematical Master at the High School, Bishop's Stortford, Herts., 1879-80. He returned to Cambridge and was Chaplain of the Cambridge County Asylum, Fulbourn, 1880-2. Curate of Monk Bretton, Yorks., 1882-3. Chaplain at Downing College Cambridge, 1884-6. Lecturer of St Paul's, Bayswater, 1891-3. Lecturer of St Helen's, Kensington, 1892-5. C. of St Mary Aldermanbury, 1896-1900. Lecturer at St Paul's, Forest Hill, Kent, 1898; at St Anne's, Highgate, 1900-2. Latterly until his death of 27, Thurlby Road, West Norwood. We know that Frederick was taking photographs and was in Cambridge at the above addresses in 1887 and 1889 when he exhibited at the Annual Exhibition of the Photographic Society in those years. In the 1881 census Frederick, his wife Rosalie b: 1844 Cambs and their two children were at 62 St Andrews Street Cambridge, the home of Frederick's in-laws, Henry Rance b: 1807 Ely, solicitor and Caroline Rance b: 1815 Cambridgeshire. One of his 1889 prints was of the interior of Kings College Chapel. After this period in Cambridge, Frederick's interest in photography continued and he exhibited with the Photographic Society, later the RPS, in 1890, 1895, 1897, 1898 and 1900. Throughout this period (including the night of the 1891 census) he was living at 6 Ormond Terrace, Regents Park, London. He was a member of the Royal Photographic Society from around 1897. Frederick was also an author and among his books were a number on photography: "The Perfect Negative. A Series of Chapters on After-treatment of the Negative" 1899, "The Hand Camera Companion and Guide: a concise handbook, etc. With illustrations" 1906, "Photographs. With a descriptive essay by the Rev. F. C. Lambert" 1891 by Frederick Charles Lambert and B. Gay Wilkinson, "Portraiture for Amateurs without a Studio ... With one hundred and twenty-six illustrations and diagrams" 1903, "Photographs. With a descriptive essay by the Rev. F. C. Lambert" 1890 by Frederick Charles Lambert and Lyddell Sawyer, and "Lantern Slide Making" 1901. With Thomas Harrison Cummings he was also joint author of 10 Vol monthly "The Practical Photographer", 1904
References: Cambridge University Alumni, 1261-1900, Catalogues of the Photographic Society Annual Exhibition. Frederick submitted three photographs at Stationers' Hall for copyright purposes, one was from the St Andrews St Cambridge address in 1887, the other two were later submissions in 1899.

Name:  LANCE STUDIOS, LANCE STUDIOS ADVERTISING LTD in 1986  (Company No. 01633028 incorporated 4/5/1982 and dissolved 1/8/1990 J Goodenough Director)
Address: 309 Lincoln Road, Peterborough (1967-80) 212 Lincoln Road Peterborough in 1986
Working Dates: c. 1966 - 1986
Subjects, styles, advertising, other relevant information: commercial, industrial, weddings, portraits. See below an example black and white portrait of two bridesmaids taken at a wedding in 1966. The print is 6in x 4in and the mount in cream card is 8in x 6in, the back stamp bearing the legend "Photographs by Lance Studios 309 Lincoln Road, Peterborough Tel 69158" is rubber-stamped on the reverse of the mount in silver ink.
References: D.A.Yales Directory of Huntingdon and Peterborough 1967/1968. Peterborough Yellow Pages 1971, 1974, 1977, 1980, 1986.

Wedding photograph by Lance StudiosLance Studios back stamp

Name: LANHAM, Harry Edward b:1878 Cambridge d:
Address: 63 Mill Road, Cambridge
Working dates: pre 1911
Subjects, styles, advertising, other relevant information: In the 1911 Census Harry was shown as a photographer working for others, living at the home of his aunt, Esther Ann Cannon b: 1844, a lady of independent means, at 63 Mill Road, Cambridge. At the same address was his mother Lucy Agnes Lanham b: 1842. There is no indication of the studio where Harry worked.
References:

Name: LAUGHTON, Bob    b:       d:
Address: 1 Chatsfield, Peterborough
Working Dates: c.1999
Subjects, styles, advertising, other relevant information: advertising, annual reports editorial, industrial, interiors, brochures, product
References: Peterborough Yellow Pages 1999

Name:  LAW, Misses Alice Teresa and Florence Aspasia    
Address: Park Road, Peterborough and 7 or 30 Victoria Road, Peckham
Working Dates: 1890-1901
Subjects, styles, advertising, other relevant information: In 1861 Edward Law (b:1836, Peckham Surrey) was an ironmonger living in Whitechapel. His family comprised his wife Harriet (b:1833 Morton Essex), daughters Harriet Teresa (b:1856 Whitechapel) and Alice Teresa (b:1860 Whitechapel) and son Edward Gibbon (b:1858 Whitechapel). Another daughter, Florence Aspasia, was born in 1863 in Whitechapel. The three daughters remained spinsters and all became photographers. In 1881 the three Law sisters were living together at 70 Azenby Square, Camberwell, London. No occupation was shown for any of the three sisters. In 1891 Florence and Alice were living at Lyndhurst Road Camberwell. Florence was the head of the household and their mother Harriet was living with them. Florence and Alice were described as photographers. Harriet Teresa Law was a lodger in Peterborough at 2 Vergette Street in 1891, described as a photographer working on her own account. Local directories show Alice and Florence working as photographers in Park Road Peterborough between 1890 and 1901. At some point during this period the trio also had an address at 7 and 30 Victoria Road Peckham (see cabinet photo and carte de visite below) Photo London suggests that the 30 Victoria Road Studio was in use c 1891-6 and the 7 Victoria Road address was used from c. 1895 - 1900. In 1901 Alice and Florence were at 34 Clayton Road Camberwell. Alice was a photographic re-toucher working on her own account from home. Florence was the Secretary of a Society working from home. Meanwhile, in 1901, Harriet was a lodger in Peterborough at 106 Bright Street, where she was described as a photographer working on her own account. In 1911 Alice and Florence were living together at 59 Mountpelier Rd Peckham. No occupation was shown for Alice; Florence was shown as a clerk. Florence died in 1937, Alice in 1938 and Harriet in 1941.

The first example below is a carte de visite of a lady in a dark gown with leg of mutton sleeves. The face of the carte states "A and F Law Park Rd Peterborough and at 30 Victoria Rd Peckham. The reverse has a flower spray design by Marion of Paris, with Rg No 42.061 and Marion code "Marion, imp Paris _ . _ Text on the rear states "Artistic Photography A and F Law Park Rd Peterborough and at 30 Victoria Road Peckham. Portraits copied to any size @ colored in oil, water color, or crayon" This is probably from around 1893 - 5. Below this there is a cabinet photograph of an unknown young man smartly dressed in morning suit, with watch chain is probably from the late 1890s. On the face of the mount is printed in sepia "A & F Law Park Road Peterborough and at 7 Victoria Rd Peckham". The reverse, again printed in sepia, has a peacock feather and floral design and the legend "Artistic Photography A & F Law, Park Rd Peterboro' and at 7 Victoria Road Peckham. Portraits copied to any size & colored in oil, water color or crayon. Copies of this photo may be had No....." .

References:
Kelly's Directory of Northamptonshire 1890, 1894, 1898
Cook's Peterborough and District Directory, WJ Cook, Boston, Lincs 1894
The Peterborough Directory 1892, 1896, 1898, 1901 (Law Miss)
Photo-London

Carte de visite by A and F Law c 1893-5Reverse of A and F Law carte de visite

A & F Law Cabinet PortraitReverse of A & F Law cabinet portrait

Name:  LAWRENCE Ada Maud   b: 20/1/1910 Huntingdon    d:2000
Address: 5 Hodsons Drive, 26 Priory Road, Huntingdon
Working Dates: c.1966 - 1971
Subjects, styles, advertising, other relevant information: According to the 1939 Register Ada M Bullen was managing a photographic Studio. She was single in 1939, and in 1942 she married Benjamin Lawrence. In 1939 she was at 26 Priory Road, Huntingdon, with her father Herbert Bullen b: 1886 and mother Ada b:1879. It is not currently known which studio she was managing in 1939, but she was operating on her own account in the 1960s.
References: Eastern Counties of England Trades Directory 1966-67. DA Yales Directory of Huntingdon and Peterborough 1967/1968. Peterborough Telephone Directory 1964.  Peterborough Yellow Pages 1971

Name:   LAWRENCE, B b:       d:
Address: 3 Sandwich Rd, St Neots,
Working Dates: c.1980 - 1986
Subjects, styles, advertising, other relevant information:
References: Peterborough Yellow Pages 1980, 1986

Name: LAWS, Percy b:1893 Littleport d:
Address: Littleport Cambridgeshire
Working dates: 1911
Subjects, styles, advertising, other relevant information: In the 1911 Census Percy is shown as a photographer's assistant, working for others. He was living at Station Road, Littleport with his widower father, Colman Laws, b:1862 farm worke,r and three younger brothers who were all working in agriculture.
References:

Name:  LAWSON, W. J.   b:       d:
Address: 49 Blinco Road, New England, Peterborough
Working Dates: 1922-25
Subjects, styles, advertising, other relevant information: The two local directory entries below are all that is currently known about this photographer.
References: The Peterborough Directory 1922, 1925

Name: LEACH, Samuel    b:       d:
Address: 21 Narrow Bridge Street, Peterborough
Working Dates: c.1864
Subjects, styles, advertising, other relevant information: Photographic Artist, agent for Wheeler and Wilson’s sewing machines and agent for Suttons parcel conveyance in 1864. The Cambridge Independent Press reported on 12th November 1864 that Sarah Ann, wife of Samuel Leach, Photographic Artist, had died, aged 28.
References: Mike Petty, The Photographers, (a handlist of local photographers), Cambridge, Cambridgeshire Collection, 1992
Kelly's Directory of Northamptonshire 1864. Cambridge Independent Press 12 November 1864.

Name: LEACH & Son (John Leach b: 1807, Margaret Leach b:1817, John Leach b:1842 and John Leach b:1885)
Address: Wisbech
Working Dates: 1870-1927
Subjects, styles, advertising, other relevant information: Leach & Son were local printers and stationers in Wisbech. They also produced local postcards. Not known at this stage if anyone in the Leach family was also a photographer or whether they used images from other sources.

In 1851 John Leach (b:1807 Wisbech) was a printer, a master employing 3 men and 3 apprentices in the High Street Wisbech. John died in 1852 and the printing business was taken over by his wife Margaret, (b:1817 Clenchwharton Norfolk), who was still running the business in 1861 - the business then described as printer and bookseller employing 3 men and 3 boys. In 1861 John's son, also named John (b:1842 Wisbech), was an apprentice in Huntingdon. In 1871 John (Jnr) was a "printer &c employing 4 men and 4 young persons". He was living with his wife and a servant at 12 Crescent Wisbech. In 1881 John Jnr was at 26 High Street Wisbech, a "printer and stationer employing 3 men and 5 boys". He was also a Town Councillor. John's family comprised his wife Jane (b:1842 Wakefield, Yorks), daughters: Ethel M (b:1872), Edith Gertrude (b:1873), Constance M (b:1878) and sons Bernard H (b:1876) and John O (b:1881). All the children were born in Wisbech. They had two servants and a nurse.

In 1891 John and family were still at 26 High Street, Wisbech, John was described as a printer and a Justice of the Peace. In 1901 John was living at 2 Sandringham Villas, Monica Road, Wisbech, a Justice of the Peace, printer and bookseller. He was living with wife Jane, daughter Edith and 16 year old son John (b:1885 Wisbech), who was an "assistant bookseller". John Jnr died in 1903. By 1911 John, the grandson, was running the printing business, living with his mother and sister Edith Gertrude at 42 North Brink, Wisbech.

References: Mike Petty, The Photographers, (a handlist of local photographers), Cambridge, Cambridgeshire Collection, 1992
Rouse M Cambridgeshire in Early Postcards
Powell, Roger and Bell, Robert, Britain in Old Photographs, Wisbech, Alan Sutton Publishing, 1972, examples from 1927 and 1870s, pp15 and 123

LEE, Nicholas - see RAMSEY AND MUSPRATT

Name:    LEFTLEY, Colin b:       d:
Address: 55 Princes Gardens, Peterborough
Working Dates: c.1999
Subjects, styles, advertising, other relevant information: commercial, industrial, advertising, editorial
References: Peterborough Yellow Pages 1999

Name:  LEIGH, Edward FIBP, FRPS  b:1913  d:1998
Address: 19 Kings Parade, Cambridge, 1970 onwards at 22 Derby Road Cambridge.
Working Dates: 1946 -1983

Subjects, styles, advertising, other relevant information: One of the few professional photographers to obtain a prestigious Fellowship of the Royal Photographic Society as well as a Fellowship of the professional photographer's own body, then entitled the Institute of British Photographers, Edward Leigh has been described as a true artist with a camera. His photographic career spanned over 50 years. Before WW2 he worked as a fashion photographer and a stills cameraman for Fox Film Studios, later 20th Century Fox, working with such stars as James Mason. During the war his printing skills were employed by RAF Oakington to process at great speed the aerial recognizance photographs which were assembled into the mosaic maps used by Bomber Command.

After the war Edward set up his own studio on Kings Parade in the centre of Cambridge, living on the premises. Edward did a great deal of work for University Departments and Cambridge Colleges, from groups of freshers to graduation ceremonies, visiting Royals to portraits of fellows and, one of his many favourite assignments, work for the Peyps Library at Magdalene College. Many of his architectural photographs have been used for decades in books on Cambridge. He was a much sought after industrial photographer, skilled in the use of lighting and good at composition, rendering many a mundane piece of machinery into a dramatic and sculptural beauty. He was described as "Tremendously fascinated by the things he photographed, - and sometimes not. He could dismiss a Picasso leaning against the wall of his studio with a derisory "Pshaw" but photographing an illuminated manuscript or the interior of Ely Cathedral's Lantern Tower from a precarious perch far above the nave would have him enthralled". Edward's daughter, Cheryl, recalls: "As children we were propelled into the Studio to gape at an enormous double helix of wires and little coloured balls (when DNA was first unravelled) as our excited Dad told us about atoms and molecules". Edward had a great interest in wildlife and nature. He was skilled in the field of micro-photography as well as wildlife cine filming. His many other interests over the years included metal and woodworking, an interest in clocks, and a long term love of small boat sailing, both on the Cam and the Norfolk coast.

Again, daughter Cheryl recalls "Dad's great delight was portraiture. From dignified portraits of University luminaries to glamorous shots of women, he made people look wonderful. Perhaps he enjoyed photographing children the most because he could really let his hair down and give full reign to his surreal sense of humour. Parents would be banished and strange noises, funny voices and gales of childish laughter would emerge. Resulting photos captured relaxed, laughing children or little ones with eyes wide with wonder at this one man Monty Python show from behind the camera" Edward's employee, Frank Bird, recalls that Edward usually signed his portraits on the mount. Below is an image of the rubber stamp backstamp from the studio.

In the 1960s Edward Leigh acted occasionally as a "stringer" for the Times Newspaper, providing photographs for local news stories.

When Edward retired his son John Edward Leigh took over the business, still at 22 Derby Road, Cambridge, which he listed as specialising in advertising photography, for a short period around 1983-85, before the business finally closed.

Working for Edward Leigh at different times were Doug Rattle, Peter Lofts and Frank Bird.

References: Mike Petty, The Photographers, (a handlist of local photographers), Cambridge, Cambridgeshire Collection, 1992.
Autobiography of Frank Bird
one of Edward Leigh's employees.
Kelly's Directory of Cambridge 1948-75, Cambridge Yellow Pages 1980-82 In Kellys Cambridge 1970 Cambridge Kelly’s at 22 Derby Road, Cambridge Yellow Pages 1980, 81, 82. John Edward Leigh, advertising photography in Cambridge Yellow Pages 1983, 1984, 1985

Portrait of Edward Leigh and employees

This 6in x 4in photograph (Frank Bird Collection) shows Edward Leigh with (L to R) Connie (receptionist) and Jean (printer) and was taken by Frank Bird. Frank recounts the occasion when this was taken. Frank had been deputed to attend an event at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London where he was to take shots of attendees - this necessitated approaching people at the event, chatting them into permitting a photo, posing them at their ease and deft use of the camera. Edward was talking him through the process and this small group was posing as possible clients at the event. There is still a touch of bitterness in Frank's final comment on this image: "Edward Leigh wouldn't let me hire a dinner suit for the occasion and I felt so out of place as the only person there in an ordinary suit"

Edward Leigh portrait

This 9.5 x 7.5in portrait by Edward Leigh shows his employee, Frank Bird, posed seated at a microscope in the window of the living accommodation beneath the studio at 19 Kings Parade Cambridge - a difficult back-lit composition, skillfully executed. (Frank Bird Collection)

Degree day, snapped from Edward Leigh's studio

Another view from Edward Leigh's living room window, showing a degree day in progress at the Senate House. On the left of the photograph, in front of the cloisters, can be seen two photographers in white shirts at work snapping individuals or groups after they have emerged from the ceremony. Frank Bird believes these were Frank Kenworthy and Len Jewitt from rival firm Stearns. (10 in x 8in print Frank Bird Collection)

Edward Leigh backstamp

Rubber stamp backstamp found on Edward Leigh prints - incorporating the negative number (from reverse of the above print - Frank Bird Collection)

Name: LEIGH, John Edward b: d:
Address:
22 Derby Road Cambridge
Working Dates: 1983-85
Subjects, styles, advertising, other relevant information: John Edward Leigh took over the business of his father, Edward Leigh, around 1983. In the Cambridge Yellow Pages he listed his speciality as advertising.
References: Cambridge Yellow Pages 1983-85

Name:  LIDDELL & WILLIAMS     
Address: Ryan Street and 40 Little South Street, Wisbech
Working Dates: c.1867 - 1869
Subjects, styles, advertising, other relevant information: In the Cambridge Chronicle 14 September 1867 there is a report of celebrations on the occasion of the opening of the new Working Men's Institute in Wisbech at which prizes were given for artistic endeavor, one being won for a drawing by "William Liddell photographer". William Liddell's name is again mentioned in connection with art classes at the Institute in the Isle of Ely Gazette of 16 Oct 1869. So William Liddell may possibly have been part of this partnership, while for the moment Williams remains an enigma.
References: Mike Petty, The Photographers, (a handlist of local photographers), Cambridge, Cambridgeshire Collection, 1992
PO Directory of the Counties of Cambridge, Norfolk and Suffolk, Kelly and Co London Aug 1869

Name:   LIGHTWORK STUDIO
Address: Unit 15 St Davids Square, Fengate, Peterborough
Working Dates: c.1990
Subjects, styles, advertising, other relevant information:
References: Peterborough Yellow Pages 1990

Name:  LILES, B.P.  b:       d:
Address: 14 Brook Dam Lane, Soham
Working Dates: c.1980-81
Subjects, styles, advertising, other relevant information:
References: Cambridge Yellow Pages 1980, 1981

Name:  LILLEY George    b:1836       d:1861
Address: Stears Passage, York Row, Wisbech 
Working Dates: c. 1855 - 1861
Subjects, styles, advertising, other relevant information: See the press report below from 1856. George Lilley is described as a pupil of Mr Jerome, artist. It is not clear who Mr Jerome was. It is possible he was a locally known artist or, less likely a locally known photographer. Another possibility is the portrait artist Ambrosini Jerome, a pseudonym for James Parker 1810-83, portrait painter to HRH the Duchess of Kent. No trace has been found of a George Lilley artist / photographer in the 1851 census returns. The Cambridge Independent Press again favourably reported on George's talents on Saturday 30 May 1857: " Photography.—Our young townsman, Mr. Geo Lilley, seems determined to spare neither expense nor pains to perfect himself in the above art, if we may judge from the exceedingly beautiful portraits that emanate from his studio. We have of late had shoals of photographic artists here, but never have we seen such faithful likenesses as those taken by Mr. Lilley. His back-grounds are very pretty, and make a pleasing picture, and the likenesses stand out in first-rate style, so that the two combined have a splendid appearance. It is always a pleasure to speak of native talent, and we are glad that Mr. Lilley is well supported by his friends both in town and country." The Cambridge Independent Press on 26th January 1861 reported the death of George Lilley, photographic artist, aged 25.
References: Mike Petty, The Photographers, (a handlist of local photographers), Cambridge, Cambridgeshire Collection, 1992
PO Directory of the Counties of Cambridge, Norfolk and Suffolk, Kelly and Co London Nov 1858
See below a press report on Lilley's work from the Cambridge Independent Press 15 Nov 1856 and 30/5/1857. Death reported in Cambridge Independent Press 26 January 1861.

Report of Lilley's work 1856

Name:  LILLEY, W Eaden, & Co
Address: Portrait Studio 12-15 Market Street, Cambridge, In 1990 had a Studio at 17 Mercers Row Cambridge; 14 Green Street, Cambridge by 1990. 
Working Dates: c. 1964 - still in business
Subjects, styles, advertising, other relevant information: Eaden Lilley was a department store based in Cambridge, tracing its history back to a haberdasher's business in 1760. The photographic department undertook portraiture and other commercial photography. In Cambridge Yellow Pages 1984 they described themselves as “The University Photography Specialists”. In 1990 had a Studio at 17 Mercers Row Cambridge associated with the name of Keith E.Choda LMPA, ABIPP. The Manager was, at one point, Stan Robertson. In the 1995 Cambridge Yellow Pages their advertising mentioned photographers Peter Lofts ABIPP and Ian Bethell LMPA, also  contact Keith CHODA ABIPP, AMPP at 17 Mercers Row Cambridge.
References: Kelly's Directory of Cambridge 1964, - 1970. Cambridge Yellow Pages 1983 - 2000.

Name:   LINTON PHOTOGRAPHY 
Address: The Studio, 1 Cherry Close, Linton, Cambridgeshire
Working Dates: c.1990
Subjects, styles, advertising, other relevant information:
References: Cambridge Yellow Pages 1990

Name:  LINTON STUDIOS
Address: 10 Granta Va, Linton, Cambridgeshire
Working Dates: c.1984-5
Subjects, styles, advertising, other relevant information:
References: Cambridge Yellow Pages 1984, 1985

Name:  LISTER, James Herbert (or Hobourn) b: 1851/4 Upwell Cambs  d:
Address: 13 Abbey Rd Cambridge
Working Dates: c. 1892
Subjects, styles, advertising, other relevant information: At the time of his marriage at Bow Middlesex in 1884, James was described as a "coal agent". In the 1891 census James was living at 13 Abbey Road Cambridge and was described as a "photographer's agent". He was living with his wife Emma (b:1847 St Ives Hunts), daughter Milly (b:1875 Kent) and son Ernest (b:1889 Shelford Cambs). In 1892 James was listed as a photographer in the Kelly's Cambridgeshire directory. In 1901 James and Emma were at Blenheim Crescent, Kensington and James was described as a "photographer's agent". In 1911 James and Emma were living in Bayswater at 17 Colville Terrace. James was described as a "commercial traveller".
References: Mike Petty, The Photographers, (a handlist of local photographers), Cambridge, Cambridgeshire Collection, 1992
Kelly's Directory of Cambridgeshire, Norfolk and Suffolk, Kelly and Co London Aug 1892

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