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Atlas Church

Photographer of St Albans

circa 1881



Atlas Belus Church married Elizabeth (Reg: St Giles 1848)


Atlas Church appears to have occupied J. Barnard's studio for a short time

This back, from an ebay advert, was on the cdv of a small dog.


1881 New London Road, St Albans

Atlas Church Head Married Male 60 1821 Photographer Artist City of London
Elizabeth Church Wife Married Female 55 1826 - City of London
Atlas Church Son Single Male 25 1856 Photographer Artist Middlesex

1882 Directory:  Atlas Church, photographer, London Road, St Albans (not 1878 or 1886)

Atlas Church

St Albans.


It is not clear whether he ever got properly printed blank CDV


1891 High Road, Chiswick, Brentford

Atlas Church Head Widower Male 70 1821 Photographic Artist Middlesex
Atlas Church Son Single Male 30 1861 Photographic Artist Bloomsbury, Middlesex

Atlas Robert G Church married Jane Cox  (reg: Fulham 1895)

Atlas Belus Church (76) died   (reg: Fulham 1897)


Atlas Church


196 Goldhawk Road, W


(reported to be at this address - Hammersmith - in 1901)

1901 196 Goldhawk Road, Hammersmith

Atlas Church Head Married Male 45 1856 Photographer Hayes, Middlesex
Jane Church Wife Married Female 40 1861 - Addlestone, Surrey
Charles Pike Boarder Single Male 21 1880 Electrical Engineers Assistant Mitcham, Surrey

Atlas G Church (82) died (Reg:  Kensington 1934)


The relative dates of the following not yet established

carte de visite by Atlas Church  

CDV of

Tom as a Baby


Atlas Church

Photo & Enlarger

Bedford Park Studio

1 Wellington Place

Opposite Turnham Green

London W

No ....


The back is pen & ink and not printed

Did he every do well enough to have his own backs printed??



Jack Russell Terrier


Photographed at

Bedford Park Studio

[back not seen]



Dog of the Week

June 17, 2012





Reverse of a different CDV,




At Bedford Park Studio, 1 Wellington Place, Chiswich and also at 372 High Road, Chiswick (nearly opposite) Turnham Green Church, London W (dates unknown)


June 2014   Page created
October 2015   More information added
December 2015   Bedford Park Studio reverse added

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