John Royle Whittick
Born 1854 (Circa)
Died 9 September 1906
Active: 1871 - 1906
Country of birth and death: England
Stone carver, modeller, sculptor
Born in Cheshire. He was the son of Frederick Whittick (born c.1829 in Staffordshire), a fish and game dealer. Died at the hospital in Altrincham. The probate records gave his last address as Kingston, Hale Road, Altrincham and his profession as 'sculptor'.
Wealth at death: £1,856 17s. 2d.
Probate date: 2 October 1906
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Address 12 Lloyd Street Altrincham
Address 8 Railway Street Altrincham
1881 (Circa) - 1883 (Circa)
Address Albert Road Altrincham
Address 35 Ashfield Road Altrincham
Exhibitions, Meetings, Awards and other Events
Exhibited at Royal Manchester Institution, Exhibition of the Works of Modern Artists, 1881
Exhibited at Royal Manchester Institution, Exhibition of the Works of Modern Artists, 1882
'The Gospel Angel'
Exhibited at Corporation of Manchester Art Gallery, Royal Institution, First Autumn Exhibition, 1883
Descriptions of Practice
Occupation given in Census Returns of England and Wales, 1871
'Stone Carver apprentice'
Occupation given in Census Returns of England and Wales, 1891
'Carver in Wood & Stone' employed
Occupation given in Census Returns of England and Wales, 1901
'Stone and Wood carver' working on own account
Catalogue of the Exhibition of the Works of Modern Artists, City of Manchester Art Gallery, 1881
Cat. No. 1476, pp. 114, 142
Catalogue of the Exhibition of the Works of Modern Artists, City of Manchester Art Gallery, 1882
Cat. Nos. 1310, 1311, pp. 100, 125
Catalogue of the First Autumn Exhibition, 1883
Cat. No. 876, pp. 63, 90
Census Returns of England and Wales, 1871
RG10 piece 3682 folio 53 page 17
Census Returns of England and Wales, 1891
RG12 piece 2825 folio 31 page 19
Census Returns of England and Wales, 1901
RG13 piece 3322 folio 39 page 16
England & Wales, FreeBMD Death Index, 1837-1915
Name: John Boyle Whittick Estimated birth year: abt 1853 Year of Registration: 1906 Quarter of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep Age at Death: 53 District: Bucklow County: Cheshire, Lancashire Volume: 8a Page: 130
England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966
Name: John Royle Whittick Probate Date: 2 Oct 1906 Death Date: 9 Sep 1906 Death Place: Cheshire, England Registry: Chester
Citing this record
'John Royle Whittick', Mapping the Practice and Profession of Sculpture in Britain and Ireland 1851-1951, University of Glasgow History of Art and HATII, online database 2011 [https://sculpture.gla.ac.uk/view/person.php?id=msib5_1219930178, accessed 04 Dec 2023]