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Derbyshire Photographers' Profiles
by Brett Payne, of Tauranga, New Zealand
Henry John Morgan (Morgan's Studio)

of Chesterfield




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Picture the Past shows images of Chesterfield's last electric tramcar by H.J. Morgan, dated 1927.  Directory entries indicate that he worked from a studio at 7 Cavendish Street from at least 1926 to 1932.

Portfolio
Image © & courtesy of Kerrie Brailsford
Unidentified woman
by Morgan's Studio of Cavendish Street, Chesterfield
Undated, but probably taken in the late 1920s or 1930s

Format: Post Card

Image © & courtesy of Kerrie Brailsford

Notes

Image © & courtesy of Kerrie Brailsford

Image © & courtesy of Margaret Thackray Arthur Wood (b. 1901)
by Morgan's Studio of Cavendish Street, Chesterfield
Undated, but probably taken in the early 1920s

Format: Post Card

Image © & courtesy of Margaret Thackray

Notes by MT: This is my uncle, Arthur Wood, born in Leeds in 1901, lived in Grassmoor after 1912.  It shows him in his bus conductor uniform, taken at Morgan studios. The original is postcard sized. I think it was taken in the early 1920s, possibly when he started the job or a 21st birthday?


Image © & courtesy of Emma Sullivan Two unidentified women
by Morgan's Studio of Cavendish St, Chesterfield
Undated, but probably taken in the 1930s

Format: Post Card

Image © & courtesy of Emma Sullivan

Notes

Image © & courtesy of Emma Sullivan

Image © & courtesy of Kevin Rhodes Hilda Rhodes
by Morgan's Studio of Cavendish Street, Chesterfield
Taken c. 1930

Format: Half Post Card
Size: 63 x 88 mm

Image © & courtesy of Kevin Rhodes

Notes

Image © & courtesy of Kevin Rhodes

References
Images kindly provided by Margaret Thackray, Emma Sullivan, Kevin Rhodes & Kerrie Brailsford
North East Midland Photographic Record - Picture the Past
Anon (1912) Kelly's Directory of Derbyshire 1912, Kelly's Directories Ltd., London.
Anon (1917) Chesterfield Year Book & Directory for 1917, Printed by The Derbyshire Courier, Chesterfield, Dec 1916 - by kind courtesy of Rita Effnert
Anon (1932) Kelly's Directory of Derbyshire 1932, Kelly's Directories Ltd., London.

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