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Person record: MOSS, R.J.  (1854- after 1913)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameRichard John MOSSPortrait of R.J.Moss in 1901
Portrait photo from OMLJ, March 1901
Relevance of this personcontributor to OMLJ, 1892-1900 
Main period of activity1890s-1900s
12 March 1854born atHolborn, London, England
13 September 187521marriageEngland and Wales index of marriages
– occupation “General Dealer”; marriage to Cecilia Mellon, at South Hackney Parish Church, London
1891residentLandsdown Villa, Abingdon, Berkshire, England
5 April 189137census record1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/979.43.33
– occupation “Stationer's Assistant”
1892residentAbingdon, Berkshire, England
-1898~43partnerR.J. Moss & Co.
1898-1899~43directorAbingdon Acetylene Illuminating Co.
1899~44owner/proprietorR.J. Moss
1901resident26 Nursery Road, Aston, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
31 March 190147census record1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/2881.37.28
– occupation “Acetylene Gas Engineer”
1902~47partnerR.J. Moss & Sons
1911-1913resident65 South Road, Handsworth, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
2 April 191157census record1911 Census of England and Wales, RG14/28802
– occupation “Acetylene Engineer & Manufacturer of Apparatus”
in or after 1913~58+died atunknown location
Texts linked to this personArticles (12)

R.J. Moss, Can dissolving views be produced with a single lantern? in OMLJ 7.90 (November 1896)

R.J. Moss, A good portable screen stand in OMLJ 5.66 (November 1894)

R.J. Moss, How I made my first generator for acetylene gas in OMLJ 8.92 (January 1897)

R.J. Moss, How to choose an acetylene gas generator for lantern work: [part 1] in OMLJ 8.94 (March 1897)

R.J. Moss, How to choose an acetylene gas generator for lantern work: [part 2] in OMLJ 8.95 (April 1897)

R.J. Moss, Signals in OMLJ 6.69 (February 1895)

R.J. Moss, A stand for opaque screens in OMLJ 5.63 (August 1894)

R.J. Moss, Which acetylene generator shall I buy?: [part 1] in OMLJ 11.135 (August 1900)

R.J. Moss, Which acetylene generator shall I buy?: [part 2] in OMLJ 11.136 (September 1900)

R.J. Moss, Why are lantern exhibitions less popular? in OMLJ 6.74 (July 1895)

R.J. Moss, Why some acetylene companies have disappeared in OMLJ 11.134 (July 1900)

R.J. Moss, Why? oil lamps in OMLJ 12.143 (April 1901)

Published correspondence (3)

R.J. Moss, Alfred Pumphrey and William Jackson Pigott, Correspondence in OMLJ 3.40 (September 1892)  –  'Free advertisement slides -- short tales wanted'

R.J. Moss, ‘ Bombastes Triple’, H.L. Kerdel and ‘ Bartos’, Correspondence in OMLJ 8.93 (February 1897)  –  'Acetylene gas burners'

R.J. Moss, ‘ A Retired Manufacturer’ and ‘ Grateful’, Correspondence in OMLJ 10.124 (September 1899)  –  'Calcium carbide residues'

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New apparatus in OMLJ 11.134 (July 1900)
  –  change of business address (and name?)

Notes in OMLJ 9.106 (March 1898)

Notes in OMLJ 10.126 (November 1899)

Prominent men in the lantern world: no. XXI -- Mr R.J. Moss in OMLJ 12.142 (March 1901)

Lucerna ID no. 6002930

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