Bucks History

Buckinghamshire Photographers List 1864 onwards

There are many ways to date an old photograph including identifying the photographer who took the picture and finding out when they were trading. This section lists Victorian and Edwardian photographers in Buckinghamshire including portrait and landscape photographers. The approximate dates for each photographer are given based on entries in directories, newspapers and other sources. The photographers may have been in business before or after the dates given.

This article has been updated to include information from Kelly's Directories 1924 to 1939

 

NameAddressLocationFromToComments
Adams, Frank 98 & 99 Oxford Road High Wycombe     Appears in 1924 Kelly's Directory
Alderman, William Post Office, Bletchley Road Fenny Stratford 1899 1907 1899 - portrait & landscape
Anderson Arth J Station Road Woburn Sands, Bletchley     Appears in 1931 Kelly's Directory
Artistic Portrait Co. 91 High Street Slough 1907 1907  
Bartholomew, Henry Great Linford Newport Pagnell 1899 1931  Appears in 1924, 1928 & 1931 Kelly's Directory
Bartlett, William Augustine 84 High Street Aylesbury 1903 1903  
Blake, R. (Mrs) West Street Great Marlow 1883 1883  
Bramble, Charles Ambleside, Park Street Slough 1899 1899  
Bryant, Harry 23 Church Street (1907)
151 High Street (1911 - 1915)
Slough 1907 1915  
Buckland, James Dawes, East Burnham 1876 1876 1876 - "photographer & gardener"
Burr, Andrew Thomas 7 Great Western Street Aylesbury 1907 1924  Appears in 1924 Kelly's Directory 
Buttram, Henry Wolverton Road (1876)
18 High Street (1903 - 1915)
Stoney Stratford 1876 1915 1876 - Photographic Artist
Butts, William 42 High Street Chesham 1899 1915 1899, 1903 - R.S.O?
1903, 1907 - "photographer & tobacconist"
1911 - " & tobacconist, 92 Broad Street"
Cannon, Ralph G 113 Park Street Aylesbury      Appears in 1931 Kelly's Directory
Chapman, R & H

Bridge Street (1924 - 1928)

The Studio Well Street (1924 & 1931)

Buckingham      Appears in  1924, 1928 & 1931 Kelly's Directory
Cheetham, Robert A. Aylesbury Street Fenny Stratford 1903 1907  
Cherry, Albert Edward Waddesdon Aylesbury 1911 1931

1911, 1915 - "photographer & assistant overseer"

 Appears in 1931 Kelly's Directory

Christmas, W H Aylesbury Road Wendover      Appears in 1924, 1928 & 1931 Kelly's Directory
Colville, Frank High Street Marlow 1915 1915  
Comber, William 69 High Street, Eton Windsor 1876 1876 1876 - "carver, gilder, picture frame maker & photographer"
Cort, George High Street Winslow-cum-Shipton 1864 1864 1864 - "Birmingham & Staffordshire warehouse, gas fitter & photographer"
Dann, F. & H. Hughenden Road Wycombe 1870 1870 able to make "special arrangements for sittings to be made at 23, Easton Street, or at the Glass Room" - see SWOP
Derricutt, Francis 9 North Street, New Bradwell Wolverton 1915 1924 Appears in 1924 Kelly's Directory 
Drake, George Henry 7 Mackenzie Street (1903 - 1907)
47 High Street (1911 - 1924)
Slough 1903 1924  Appears in 1924 Kelly's Directory 
Drake, Cecil

10 Burke's Par. Station Road

7 The Highway

Beaconsfield

Gerrard's Cross

     Appears in 1931 Kelly's Directory
Ferris, Herbert Walter High Street Burnham      Appears in 1924, 1928 & 1931 Kelly's Directory
Findlow, F.J. & Co 28 High Street (1888)
5 Easton street (1899 - 1915)
Wycombe 1888 1915 - see SWOP
Findlow, F.J. & Co Station Road Marlow 1907 1907 - see SWOP
Fogg, John High Street Winslow-cum-Shiptno 1864 1864  
Fountain, Reginald J 42 High St Aylesbury      Appears in 1924 Kelly's Directory
Fulton Bros. 12 Market Sq Aylesbury      Appears in 1931 Kelly's Directory
Garner, George Colnbrook Slough 1911 1931  Appears in 1924, 1928 & 1931 Kelly's Directory
Green, Jas.   Slough 1876 1876 1876 - "watchmaker, photographer, and velocipede maker"
Greville, T H

118 High Street

62 High Street

Slough

Marlow

     Appears in 1924, 1928 & 1931 Kelly's Directory
Hayward, Edward Chalvey Slough 1899 1899  
Hennigan, Edwin Bernard 7 Wing Road Terrace, Linslade Leighton Buzzard 1911 1911  
Hearne, Chas High St, Chalfont St Peter      Appears in 1928 & 1931 Kelly's Directory
Hewitt, Edward A. Station Road Marlow 1911 1924  Appears in 1924 & 1928 Kelly's Directory 
Hill, Francis 17 Oxford Street, Dovecot Meadow Wycombe 1883 1883 - see SWOP
Hills & Saunders 109 High street, Eton Windsor 1864 1931 Appears in 1924, 1928 & 1931 Kelly's Directory
Hubbard, Vincent 179 Cambridge Street (1911)
17 Great Western Street (1915)
Aylesbury 1911 1915  
Johnson, Bernard Townsend 132 Cambridge Street Aylesbury 1907 1907  
Johnson, Miss Maud High Street, Amersham     Appears in 1931 Kelly's Directory
Jowett, Sidney 73 Broad Street Chesham 1907 1931 Appears in 1924, 1928 & 1931 Kelly's Directory
Keen, Maurice M 9 Castle Street High Wycombe     Appears in 1939 Kelly's Directory
Kipping, Albert Edward rear of 47 William Street Slough     Appears in 1939 Kelly's Directory
Kissack, Alfred D. 130 High Street, Eton Windsor 1899 1915 Appears in 1928, 1931 & 1939 Kelly's Directory 
Kitchener, M T 22 St John Street Newport Pagnell      Appears in 1924, 1928 1931 & 1939 Kelly's Directory
Lambourne, Albert Frederick 7 Newland Street High Wycombe      Appears in 1924 Kelly's Directory
Lambourne, Frederick 34 Desborogh Road Wycombe 1907 1907  
Lansdown & Hucklebridge Market Place Chalfont St Peter      Appears in 1928 Kelly's Directory
Lane, Thomas William W. Old Road, Linslade Leighton Buzzard 1899 1907  
Lawrence, John George 7 & 9 Great Western Street Aylesbury 1903 1903  
Lee Wm Rd Nighingale Corner Little Chalfont     Appears in 1939 Kelly's Directory
Leeson, Henry J Cambridge Street, Wolverton      Appears in 1928 & 1931 Kelly's Directory
Lock, Arthur 21 Park Street Aylesbury 1907 1907  
Logan, Saml 144A High Street Slough     Appears in 1931 & 1939 Kelly's Directory
Longcroft Ernest Horton Road Datchet      Appears in 1928 & 1931 Kelly's Directory
Macdonald, Henry William 13 & 57 High Street, Eton (1899)
57 High Street (1903)
Windsor 1899 1903  
Mackenzie Fine Art Co. 7 Mackenzie street Slough 1899 1899  
Mansfield, T

Plumtree, Penn Road Studio

Beaconsfield      Appears in 1924 Kelly's Directory
Millburn, Michael Charles

104 High Street

43 High Street (1924 - 1939)

Aylesbury 1915 1915  Appears in  1924, 1928 1931 & 1939 Kelly's Directory 
Muir, Samuel John Station Parade Gerrard's Cross 1915 1915

1915 - "photographer & frame maker; limelight lanterns &c. on hire; children's photos a speciality"

Appears in 1924, 1928 & 1931 Kelly's Directory

Newton, Harry Wheeler 118 High Street Slough 1915 1915  
Payne, Miss Dorothy M. Station Road Gerrard's Cross 1915 1915  Daughter of Samuel Payne of Aylesbuy
Payne, Samuel Glendening (Mr & Mrs) (& Son (1911 - 1915)) 43 New Road (1876 - 1883)
43 High Street (1899 - 1915)
Aylesbury 1876 1915  
Platten, S.W. Hanslope Stony Stratford 1915 1924  Appears in 1924 Kelly's Directory
Proffitt, Thos Chas Hill Ave Amersham      Appears in 1928 1931 & 1939 Kelly's Directory
Pusey, James Henry Church Street, Chalvey Slough      Appears in 1924 & 1928 Kelly's Directory
Roads, William 7 Wing Road Terrace, Linslade Leighton Buzzard 1915 1924  Appears in 1924 Kelly's Directory
Roberts, Cyril 2B High Street High Wycombe      Appears in 1928, 1931  & 1939 Kelly's Directory
Roberts, Laz Hughenden Road, Frogmoor Gardens (1868)
85 Easton Street (1870)
Wycombe 1868 1875 see SWOP
Rolfe, Frederick Arthur 16 Bridge Street Buckingham 1911 1911  
Rubbra, Frederick William Wolverton End Stoney Stratford 1883 1883  
Runicles [Runacles], William High Street, Eton Windsor 1864 1876  
Runicles Bros 7 High Street, Eton Windsor 1883 1883  
Russell-Skinner Studio Bourne End S.O. 1907 1907  
Sansome, William Charles Easton Street West Wycome 1864 1869 May have been established in 1855 - see SWOP
Sayle, Charles 19 St. John Street Newport Pagnell 1911 1924  Appears in 1924 & 1928 Kelly's Directory 
Scott & Smith High Street Great Marlow 1883 1911 1903, 1907, 1911 - "portrait and landscape photographers"
Seabright, George Linslade Leighton Buzzard 1864 1883  
Sedgwick, Wm Henry Glenesk Perry Street, Wendover      Appears in 1928 Kelly's Directory
Sharpe, Herbert & Son High Street, Burnham Maidenhead 1907 1915  
Simmons, William 5 Well Street Buckingham 1876 1924  Appears in 1924 Kelly's Directory
Smith, Frederick George 54 & 56 High Street (1899 - 1903)
78 High Street (1907)
Stony Stratford 1899 1907 1899 - "Photographer and picture frame maker. Photographic enlargements a speciality"
1903, 1907 - "Photographer and picture frame maker"
Sneyd, Thomas High Street, Eton Windsor 1864 1864  
Spearman, John William 65 High Street Eton      Appears in 1924, 1928, 1931 & 1939 Kelly's Directory
Spedding, Frederick 84 High Street Aylesbury 1907 1907  
Starling, Josiah Pring 3 Oxford Street, Frogmoor Gardens (1899)
Oxford Road (1903)
Wycombe 1877 1905 Partner with Sweetland (see below) in 1899 - see SWOP
Starling & Sweetland Frogmoor Gardens Wycombe 1899 1899  
Steggall C. & Co 2 Bicester Road Aylesbury 1899 1899  
Steggall, Charles Robert 52 Cambridge Street Aylesbury 1903 1924 Appears in 1924 Kelly's Directory 
Stone, Herbert George

33 Windsor Road

and

Slough

Farnham Common

1924 - 1931

1911

1931

in 1911 Census

Deceased March 1939

Landscapes of Cliveden - unused postcards no date

 Appears in 1924, 1928 & 1931 Kelly's Directory

Studio Wray ( H T W Wray & R B Heaton props) 173 High Street Slough    

Appears in 1939 Kelly's Directory

Sutherland D C Truville, Layters Ave, Chalfont St Peter    

Appears in 1939 Kelly's Directory

Sweetland, Edward Crown House Studio, Crown Lane (show window 81 Easton Street) (1900)
High Street & Crown Lane (1903)
The White House, 21 High Street (1904 - 1939)
Wycombe 1900 1924

Was a partner with Starling (see above) in 1899. Children's portraits a speciality - see SWOP

 Appears in 1924 & 1939 Kelly's Directory

Szarkowski, A. 3 Crendon Villas Wycombe 1868 1868 "Photographer from Poland" - see SWOP
Taunt, Henry William & Co 81 Easton Street
(and 9 & 10 Broad Street, Oxford)
Wycombe 1877 1888 See SWOP
"The England of Henry Taunt, Victorian photographer", by Henry Taunt (ISBN:0710075421) Google Books
Taylor, Thornton Marsh Wycombe 1907 1915  
Thorneycroft, George Walter 49 Tickford Street Newport Pagnell 1899 1903  
Thorneycroft, George Walter 61 Green Lane Wolverton 1911 1924 Appears in 1924 Kelly's Directory 
Thorneycroft, George Walter 58 Wolverton Road Stony Stratford     Appears in 1931 Kelly's Directory
Thorpe, Mr Denmark Street Wycombe 1870 1870 Landscape and portrait photography - see SWOP
Tole, Henry High Street Stoney Stratford 1864 1864 1864 - "watch maker & photographer"
Tole, John (& Sons (1903 - 1907)) St. Johns Street (1964)
26 High Street (1876 - 1903)
64 High Street (1907)
Newport Pagnell 1864 1907 1864 - "watch & clock maker, & photographer"
1883, 1899, 1907 - "watch maker & photographer"
Turnham, Harry (John Henry (1915)) Market Square Winslow 1903 1924  Appears in 1924 Kelly's Directory 
Thurston, Gerald 90 High Street Slough      Appears in 1931 Kelly's Directory
Varney, Leonard (& Co (1907 - 1915)) London Road (1876)
Bridge Street (1883 - 1903)
Bridge Street & Well Street (1907 - 1915)
Buckingham 1876 1915  
Vipond, Thomas 21 Park Street Aylesbury 1903 1903  
Ward, George High Street Amersham 1899 1899  
Wilkins, Frank Station Road Woburn Sands      Appears in 1924 Kelly's Directory
Wilkinson, Mark 9 Market Square Wolverton 1911 1911  
Wilson, John James High Street, Eton Windsor 1864 1864  
Woods, Frank 8A White Hart Street High Wycombe 1915 1915  
Wright, William Samuel 10 High Street (south), Olney Newport Pagnell 1864 1883 1864 - "photographer & fancy repository"

 

Other Photographic Related Entries

NameAddressLocationFromToComments
Davis, Sidney 50 Broad Street Chesham 1915 1915 1915 - Photgraphic Chemicals & Material Dealers
Dredge, Tom Canal House, Walton Street
63 Walton Street (1911)
46 Walton Street (1915)
Aylesbury 1907 1915 1899, 1911, 1915 - Photographic Dealer
Duplock, Walter A.P.S. High Street Marlow 1903 1907 1903, 1907 - Photographic Chemist
Dye, Chas. Page, High Street Marlow 1899 1899 1899 - Photographic Chemist
Elliman, E. George 67 Broadway Chesham 1903 1911 1903 - 1911 - Photographic Chemicals & Materials Dealer
Finlay Photographic Processes Ltd Trading Estate Slough      Appears in 1931 Kelly's Directory
Snow, Leonard H. High Street Marlow 1911 1915 1911, 1915 - Photographic Chemist
Wood, John 35 High Street Aylesbury 1899 1915 1899 - 1915 - Photographic Chemicals & Materials Dealer

 

Sources for List

Below is the list of sources used to compile the list so far