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George White (1810-1880), Photographer, Blackpool 

  George White was born in the Chesterfield area of Derbyshire, about 1810 and married Ann Melbourne at North Wingfield in September 1834. The family moved to the Fylde in the 1830s. He was an artist & silhouettist, later becoming a photographer.

George White, Photographer, Blackpool

Advert from April, 1850 for George White, Photographer; he was at Preston (Lancashire) for several days.

 Queen's Terrace, Blackpool, in the 1870s.

He lived at No.1, Queen’s Terrace, which  was the last house at the north end of the new (1848) terrace.

He is listed in directories as living at "1 Queen's Terrace, Adelaide Street, Blackpool" between 1849 &1868. In 1869 he is listed at 33 Adelaide Street, Blackpool.

George was elected as a Commissioner for Blackpool Local Board (town council) in the 1850s.

Portrait of a gentleman by George White, Photographer, Blackpool, in the early 1860s

 "G White, Photo Blackpool" embossed on the edge of the carte de visite seen to the right; a portrait of a gentleman, probably in the early 1860s.

 Portrait of a gentleman by George White, Photographer, Blackpool, in the early 1860s