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Arthur Norman


of Tring (1899-1902)


Arthur John Arnold Norman was a watchmaker, who was in Tring by 1893 and was trading as a photographer (and as a watchmaker?)  in Western Road, Tring, between about 1899 and 1902, before leaving the town and resuming work as a watchmaker. Any of his Tring photographs can be provisionally dated to about 1900.


date   source   data
1871   census  
Main Street, Willingham, Cambridgeshire
NORMAN, Charles Head   M 32 Watchmaker Cambridgeshire
NORMAN, Elizabeth Anne Wife   F 28   Bedfordshire
NORMAN, Ellen J Daughter   F 6   Bedfordshire
NORMAN, Walter J Son   M 4   Cambridgeshire
NORMAN, Rosetta Daughter   F 2   Cambridgeshire
NORMAN, Arthur J A Son   M 0   Cambridgeshire
1881   census   The Norman family had moved to St Ives. Charles was still a watchmaker
1891   census   Arthur Norman was a watchmaker living in Stoke Newington
1893   banns   Arthur John Arnold Norman, bachelor of Tring, and Alice Elizabeth Shead, spinster of Upper Edmonton, Middlesex, - October 1873. [Registered Edmonton]
1895   directory  

[Not listed in Tring] The following were listed - and also in 1899 - so he did not take over an existing watchmaker or photographer.

John T. Clement, watchmaker, 33 High Street, Tring

Frederick Johnson, watchmaker, Western Road, Tring

Samuel Payne, photographer, Albert Street, Tring

1899   directory   Arthur John Arnold Norman, photographer, Western Road.

Three babies - CDV by Norman of Tring



1901   census  

2 White House Terrace, Western Road, Tring

NORMAN, Arthur J A Head Married M 30 Watchmaker Willingham, Cambridgeshire
NORMAN, Alice E Wife Married F 28   Bures, Essex
1902   directory   Arthur John Arnold Norman, photographer, Western Road.
1908   directory   [Not listed in Tring]
1911   census   Arthur John Arnold Norman, watchmaker, his wife Alice Elizabeth (married 17 years) and one son living in Cambridge
1949   death   Arthur J A Norman (78) death registered at Ealing
March 2014   Page created