(Worthing, Sussex, England: 17th May 1888 - 28th September 1973)
Printer by trade. Semi-pro magician since 1905. Magic collector. Wrote Magic of the Moment (1912, 50pp), Magical Notes and Notions (1913, 36pp), Miscellaneous Magic (1913, 48pp), Moments of Mystery (1914, 48pp), with H.C. Mole, More Miscellaneous Magic (1919, 50pp), More Collected Magic (1921, 91pp), and Further Expert Magic (1923). Edited Magic Circular 1938-49. Biographer is J.B. Findlay, Percy Naldrett, a Memoir together with a check list of his publications (1969, 17pp).