IOW Photographers - Quinton
|Active Period||1898 - 1939|
|Lifespan||Born: c1873 Newport, IOW||Died:|
|Studio Addresses||83 High Street, Newport
86 High Street, Newport
96 High Street, Newport
|Trade History||1898 Kelly's Directory of IOW (pages 132 & 437)
Fred. Quinton, photographer, 83 High Street, Newport
1899 Kelly's Directory of Hampshire
& IOW (page 623)
1906 Kelly's Directory of IOW (page 662)
1910 Kelly's Directory of IOW (page 173)
1915 Kelly's Directory of IOW (page 1090)
1921-22 Kelly's Directory of IOW (page 729)
1924-25 Kelly's Directory of IOW (page 486)
1927 Kelly's Directory of Hants & IOW (page 1106)
1939 Kelly's Directory of Hants & IOW (page 1057)
It is possible that Fred Quinton trained under, or was in partnership with, Sidney James Jeanes as the latter was listed at Quinton's former address of 83 High Street in 1910 Kelly's Directory.
|1901 - estimated date of photo
(see example below)
Fred. Quinton, 86 High Street, Newport
1915 - estimated date of photo
Example of a Quinton's photo estimated to be c1901.
My thanks to Suzanne Thacker for the above photo.
The photo is of Arthur Morris Lewis at Newport Grammar School (Arthur born Feb 1888).
|Family History||Fred Quinton was born c1873 in Newport, the son of tallow chandler George Quinton from Southampton and his wife Sarah from Fretham, Hants. In the 1881 census the family was found living at 16 Portland Street, Carisbrooke, with Fred being the youngest of the four children. The second youngest, Kate aged 11, was found in the 1891 census working as a photographic retoucher and living in the same household as the photographer George St John Biggs.|