Sightings

A table giving the sightings of ATW Penn.

Order Year Month Place Event Sighting/evidence
1 1849 March Street 30.3.49 Albert is born Family bible and gravestone, Tiger Hill cemetery.
2 1850
3 1851 Street 1851 National census Included in Camp Penn's family at No. 51 High Street, Street
4 1852
5 1853
6 1854
7 1855 Ambrotype photograph with parents and sister Clara Fanny. Estimated date.
8 1856
9 1857
10 1858
11 1859
12 1860
13 1861 Not at home in Street 1861 National census Out of sight. Not included in Camp Penn's family at 3, Teetotal Row, Street and not found elsewhere.
14 1862 London Undated photograph taken in the studio of Alfred Sanders, 124 Camden Road Villas, London N.W. C.d.V. of Albert aged about 12 or 13 years old.
15 1863
16 1864 Nov. Madras 13.10.64 'Penn' a passenger on Golandah from Southampton The Madras Times, Friday, October 14, 1864
17 1865 Ooty 'arrived in Ootacamund as far back as the year 1865' The South of India Observer, 29/4/1911
18 1865 Ooty In a Penn family album, photo no. 20 of Ooty from Burnfoot Rock is dated in ATWP's hand 'taken in 1865'.
19 1866
20 1867 Nov. Ooty 'The Branch at Ootacamund still continues under the management of Mr. PENN.' The Madras Times, Madras, 12/11/67
21 1868
22 1869
23 1870 June Ooty 18/6/70 Albert Penn and Zillie Eagan are married. St. Stephen's church records. OIOC Ecclesiastical Records N/2/51/318
24 1871 Jan. Coonoor Gray's Hotel picnic photo The Madras Times, 9/1/71
25 1871 April Ooty Albert Edgar Penn is baptised 13/4/71 St. Stephen's church records
26 1871 Aug. Governor's picnic photo at Fair-lawn, Ooty The Madras Times, 21/8/71
27 1872 June/July Ooty 23.6.72 Walter Oswald Penn is born, 10.7.72 is baptised and later dies. St. Stephen's church records
28 1872 Oct. Ooty ATWP sings in concert The Madras Times, 21/10/72
29 1873 Sept. Madras C.d.V. Albert as chorister of St. Matthias, Vepery C.d.V. Albert as chorister of St. Matthias, Vepery
30 1873 Oct. Ooty ATWP takes photos of the Calico Ball The Madras Times, 30/10/73
31 1873 Dec. Ooty 31.12.73 Cuthbert James is baptised. St. Stephen's church records
32 1874 Jan. Bangalore ATWP (attrib) takes photos of Camp of Exercise The Madras Times, 1/1/74
33 1874 Sept. Madras/Ooty C.d.V. of Zillie taken by ATWP C.d.V. of Zillie
34 1874 Oct. Ooty 21.10.74 Cuthbert James Penn dies OIOC Ecclesiastical records, The Madras Times, 6/11/74
35 1875 Apr. Madras ATWP acquires Nicholas' Ooty branch The Madras Times 1/4/75
36 1875 Aug. Ooty ATWP sings with Alabama Minstrels The Madras Mail 30/8/75 and The South of India Observer 18/9/80
37 1875 Dec. Ooty ATWP departs from Ooty The Madras Mail 20/12/75, Ooty visitors' list
38 1876 May Ooty Alabama Minstrels concert The Madras Mail 31/5/76
39 1876 Aug. Ooty 9.8.76 Harold is baptised St. Stephen's records
40 1876 Sept. Neddiwuttum (Nilgiris) Photo of Ouchterlony's tiger Madras Mail 4/9/76
41 1876 Nov. Ooty 17/11/76 ATWP purchases Cranley Cottage for Rs3,750 with mortgage from Henry Baggalay Deeds held by the Registrar, Taluk office, Ooty
42 1877 Aug. Bangalore ATWP opens a branch studio in Bangalore. The Bangalore Spectator, 18/8/77
43 1877 Sept. Bangalore ATWP takes group portrait of the Viceroy and Governor General Lord Lytton in Bangalore. The Bangalore Spectator, 8/9/77 and 4/10/77
44 1877 Nov. Bangalore ATWP announces winning of a silver medal in Amsterdam. The Bangalore Spectator, 17/11/77.
45 1878 Jan. Bangalore ATWP opens a new studio in Bangalor. The Bangalore Spectator, 8/1/78
46 1878 Mar. Bangalore ATWP closes the Bangalore studio. The Bangalore Spectator, 5/3/78.
47 1878 Apr. Ooty ATWP arrives in Ooty The South of India Observer 24/4/78, Madras Mail 26/4/78
48 1878 Apr. Ooty Penn takes St. Stephen's choir photo The South of India Observer 27/4/78
49 1878 Oct. Ooty 22.10.78 Lilian Nina Penn is baptised St. Stephen's Church, records
50 1879 Jan.-Mar. England Undated cabinet portrait of ATWP taken by Charles Gandy of Bishopsgate, London The photograph of ATWP by Gandy
51 1879 May Ooty ATWP announces his return from England The South of India Observer 10/5/79
52 1879 May Ooty Mr and Mrs Penn in named in residents list The South of India Observer, 10/5/79
53 1879 June Ooty ATWP takes photos of Fancy Bazaar The South of India Observer, 21/6/79
54 1879 Sept. Calicut ATWP visits Calicut during the 'Canterbury Week' The South of India Observer, 4/10/79
55 1879 Nov. Ooty ATWP takes photos of Government House and Nilgiri Volunteer Rifles The South of India Observer, 12/11/79
56 1880 Mar. Ooty ATWP announces his studio is open The South of India Observer 10/4/80
57 1880 Aug. Ooty ATWP to sing tenor solo in Philharmonia concert The South of India Observer 28/8/80
58 1880 Oct. Ooty ATWP to photograph Government House The South of India Observer 23/10/80
59 1880 Dec. Ooty ATWP closes studio for portraits and leaves Ooty in the middle of the month The South of India Observer 11/12/80 and 18.12.80 Arrivals and departures list
60 1881 Jan-Mar Wynaad Annual tour The South of India Observer 22/1/81
61 1881 Apr. Ooty ATWP returned from tour The South of India Observer 9/4/81
62 1881 May Ooty ATWP returned from tour of Devalah, photo of 3 bishops The South of India Observer 21/5/81 editorial
63 1881 July Ooty Extension of studio, upper story built The South of India Observer 30/7/81 editorial
64 1881 Oct. Ooty ATWP closing studio prior to annual tour The South of India Observer 22/10/81 advertisement of intended departure
65 1882 Jan.-Feb. Wynaad ATWP on annual tour The South of India Observer 11/2/82
66 1882 Mar. Ooty ATWP returns from Annual tour The South of India Observer 11/3/82
67 1882 Oct. Ooty 27/10/82 Muriel Irene is baptised St. Stephen's church records
68 1882 Oct. Ooty 2/10/82 ATWP remortgages Cranley Cottage with Alexander Wright for Rs8,450 Deeds held by the Registrar, Taluk office, Ooty
69 1882 Dec. Ooty ATWP sings in the Philharmonic Society concert. The South of India Observer 23/12/82 advertisement and editorial
70 1883 Mar. Ooty ATWP present at Nilgiri Volunteer Rifles meeting 17/2/83 The South of India Observer 24/2/83
71 1883 Apr. May Ooty ATWP's photos of Ootacamund Hunt Breakfast and General Roberts in portico of Government House. The South of India Observer 30/6/83
72 1883 June Ooty ATWP takes part in Nilgiri Volunteer Rifles' entertainment at Breeks' School The South of India Observer 30/6/83
73 1883 Oct. Ooty 21/10/83 Gwendoline Penn is baptised St. Stephen's church records
74 1883 Dec. Ooty ATWP takes part in Breeks' School Xmas entertainment The South of India Observer 22/12/83 editorial
75 1884 Mar. Ooty ATWP's Photographic Gallery open The South of India Observer, 15/3/84
76 1884 May Ooty ATWP sings at Church of England Temperance Society meeting The South of India Observer, 8/5/84
77 1884 Nov. Ooty ATWP offers Christmas cards with scenic views of the Nilgiris for sale. The South of India Observer, 15/11/84 Editorial
78 1885 Jan. Ooty ATWP takes part in Nilgiri Volunteer Rifles' shooting match The South of India Observer, 31/1/85 Editorial
79 1885 May Ooty ATWP sings in The Wood Hawks' concert The South of India Observer, 16/5/85 Editorial
80 1885 Sept. Ooty ATWP takes part in the Nilgiri Volunteer Rifles' athletics sports The South of India Observer, 5/9/85 Editorial
81 1885 Nov. Ooty ATWP to take photo of No. 2 Co. Nilgiri Volunteer Rifles The South of India Observer, 7/11/85 Editorial
82 1886 Jan. Ooty ATWP photographs wedding group The South of India Observer, 1/5/86
83 1886 May Ooty ATWP reads at a meeting of the Church of England Temperance Society The South of India Observer, 15/5/86 Editorial
84 1886 June Ooty ATWP takes photos of the Nilgiri Volunteer Rifles' camp The South of India Observer, 5/6/86 Editorial
85 1886 Aug. Ooty ATWP takes various group photos The South of India Observer, 18/8/86 Editorial
86 1886 Nov. Ooty Characteristic portraits taken by ATWP The South of India Observer, 13/11/86 Editorial
87 1887 Mar./Jun. South India (Kodaikanal, Trichinopoly, Tanjore, etc.) ATWP on tour in South India The South of India Observer, 12/3/87 Advertisement
88 1887 June Ooty ATWP returns from tour The South of India Observer, 11/6/87 Advertisement
89 1887 July Ooty Mr and Mrs ATWP listed as resident The South of India Observer, 9/7/87
90 1887 Aug. Ooty ATWP sings at a Nilgiri Volunteer Rifles' Entertainment The South of India Observer, 30/8/87 Editorial
91 1887 Nov. Ooty ATWP unable to go on tour The South of India Observer, 1/11/87
92 1887 Dec. Ooty ATWP arranges Xmas entertainment in the Photographic Gallery The South of India Observer, 22/12/87 Editorial
93 1888 Jan. Coonoor ATWP takes wedding group photograph The South of India Observer, 14/1/88
94 1888 Jan./May Ooty ATWP's Photographic Gallery open The South of India Observer, 7/1/88 Advertisement
95 1888 Mar. Ooty ATWP takes portrait of Commander in Chief and staff The South of India Observer, 27/3/88 Editorial
96 1888 Apr. Ooty ATWP takes photo of Nilgiri Volunteer Rifles The South of India Observer, 24/4/88 Editorial
97 1888 June Ooty ATWP takes photo of H.H. the Gaekwar The South of India Observer, 5/6/88 Editorial
98 1888 July Ooty 4.7.88 C.E 'Don' Penn is baptised. St. Stephen's church records
99 1888 Sept. Ooty ATWP offers recent group portraits for sale The South of India Observer, 15/9/88 Advertisement
100 1888 Nov. Ooty ATWP remortgages Cranley Cottage with Alexander Wright for Rs.10,000 Deeds held by the Registrar, Taluk office, Ooty
101 1888 Dec. Wynaad ATWP on tour The South of India Observer, 24/11/88 Advertisement
102 1889 Jan./Mar. Wynaad ATWP on tour in Wynaad and elsewhere The South of India Observer, 6/4/89 Editorial
103 1889 Apr. Ooty ATWP has returned to Ooty The South of India Observer, 6/4/89 Editorial
104 1889 July Ooty ATWP takes photo portrait of H.E. Governor, photos of Avalanche and 'Cloudscapes' The South of India Observer, 20/7/89 Advertisement
105 1890 May Ooty ATWP's Photographic Gallery open for Portraiture The South of India Observer, 10/5/90 Advertisement
106 1890 May Coonoor Recitation by ATWP at the Coonoor Total Abstinence Society meeting The South of India Observer, 24/5/90 Editorial
107 1890 Jul. Ooty ATWP suffers accident in the studio The South of India Observer, 12/7/90 Editorial
108 1890 Jul. Ooty 31/7/90 Cranley Cottage mortgage by ATWP for Rs.10,000 transferred from Alexander Wright to James Stanes Deeds held by the Registrar, Taluk office, Ooty
109 1890 Aug. Ooty [Madras] ATWP takes photo of Lord Connemara, as 'District Grand Master of Freemasonry in Madras' The South of India Observer, 2/8/90 Editorial
110 1890 Sept. Ooty Recitation for H.E. the Papal Delegate and Father Biolley The South of India Observer, 6/9/90 Editorial
111 1890 Oct. Ooty ATWP sings duet at the Temperance Society's concert The South of India Observer, 25/10/90 Editorial
112 1890 Nov. Coonoor ATWP entertains at the Coonoor Temperance Society meeting The South of India Observer, 15/11/90 'Coonoor News Letter'
113 1891 Jan Ooty ATWP recites and sings at the N.V.R. Entertainment The South of India Observer 10/1/91 Editorial
114 1891 Mar. Ooty Guard of Honour under command of ATWP for the arrival of C-i-C. The South of India Observer 14/3/91 Editorial
115 1891 May Ooty ATWP sings in one of the fortnightly concerts in the Assembly Rooms The South of India Observer 02/5/91 Editorial
116 1891 May Ooty ATWP takes photos at Fernhill of the O.H. The South of India Observer 23/5/91 Editorial
117 1891 Sept. Ooty ATWP shoots in N.V.R. rifle match The South of India Observer 26/9/91 Editorial
118 1891 Oct. Ooty ATWP sings in Breeks' school entertainment The South of India Observer 31/10/91 Editorial
119 1892 Jan. Ooty ATWP shoots in N.V.R. Rifle competition The South of India Observer 9/1/92 Editorial
120 1892 Mar Ooty ATWP takes a wedding photograph The South of India Observer 26/3/92 Editorial
121 1892 May Ooty ATWP to take a photo of the Adam Fountain The South of India Observer 28/5/92 Editorial
122 1892 June Ooty 10.6.92 Baptism of Aileen Hope Penn St. Stephen's church records
123 1892 Oct. Ooty ATWP reports Gold brooch stolen from studio The South of India Observer 24/10/91 Editorial
124 1892 Nov. Ooty ATWP offers new views on Christmas cards The South of India Observer 26/11/91 Editorial
125 1893 Apr. Ooty ATWP took Photo of C-i-C Sir James Dormer The South of India Observer 06/05/93 Editorial
126 1893 June Ooty ATWP recites at meeting of Church of England Temperance Society The South of India Observer 10/6/93 Editorial
127 1893 Sept. Ooty ATWP sings at meeting of Church of England Temperance Society The South of India Observer16/9/93 Editorial
128 1893 Oct. Ooty ATWP commands Guard of Honour for H.E. the Governor The South of India Observer 14/10/93 Editorial
129 1894
130 1895
131 1896
132 1897 Jan Ooty ATWP takes part in Nilgiri Volunteer Rifles' entertainment The Nilgiri News 5/1/97 Editorial
133 1897 April Ooty ATWP tales wedding group photo in Coonoor The Nilgiri News 29/4/97 Report
134 1897 May Ooty ATWP on parade in Nilgiri Volunteer Rifles' Annual Inspection The Nilgiri News 22/5/97 Editorial
135 1897 June Ooty ATWP takes Ootacamund Hunt Breakfast photograph The Nilgiri News 12/6/97 Editorial
136 1897 Oct Ooty ATWP wins prize in the Annual Rifle Club shooting competition The Nilgiri News 27/10/97 Editorial
137 1897 Dec. Ooty ATWP takes part in a fund-raising entertainment for Breeks' School The Nilgiri News 13/12/97 Editorial
138 1898 May Ooty ATWP on parade in Nilgiri Volunteer Rifles' Annual Inspection The Nilgiri News 12/5/98 Editorial
139 1898 June Ooty ATWP takes Ootacamund Hunt Breakfast photograph The Nilgiri News 16/6/98 Editorial
140 1898 July Ooty ATWP takes part in Municipal Concert The Nilgiri News 28//7/98 Editorial
141 1899 Mar. Ooty ATWP listed as Resident in Ooty The Nilgiri News 30/3/99 Report
142 1899 April Ooty ATWP shoots in Nilgiri Volunteer Rifles' Regimental Rifle meeting The Nilgiri News 25/4/99 Editorial
143 1899 Oct. Ooty ATWP organises the 21st Anniversary Dance of the Nilgiri Volunteer Rifles The Nilgiri News 28/10/99 Editorial
144 1900 Jan Ooty ATWP sings in the cafe chantant at the Armoury for the Transvaal War Fund The Nilgiri News 19/1/00 Editorial
145 1900 Feb. Ooty ATWP sings in War fund entertainment The Nilgiri News 3/2/00 Editorial
146 1900 May Ooty Mr and Mrs ATWP resident in Leslie Cottage The Nilgiri News 11/5/00 Report
147 1900 June Ooty ATWP takes Ootacamund Hunt Breakfast photograph with Wiele & Klein The Nilgiri News 2/6/00 Editorial
148 1900 Dec. Ooty ATWP takes wedding group photo at St. Stephen's Church The Nilgiri News 8/12/00 Editorial
149 1901
150 1902 March Ooty ATWP's first advertisement for Reliance Auction House, Charing Cross The South of India Observer 2/3/02 Advertisement
151 1902 April Ooty ATWP offers for photos of Kaity Boer P.O.W. camp for sale The South of India Observer 26/4/02 Advertisement
152 1902 June Ooty ATWP takes Ootacamund Hunt Breakfast photograph with Wiele & Klein The South of India observer 12/6/02 Editorial
153 1902 Aug. Ooty ATWP advertises as 'Auctioneer and Commission Agent' The South of India Observer 12/08/02
154 1902 Nov Ooty ATWP R.A. and C.A. announces delay in auction at Kaity The South of India Observer 1/11/02 Advertisement
155 1902 Dec Ooty ATWP brings forward the Reliance Christmas Auction The South of India Observer 13/12/02 Advertisement
156 1903 Jan-May Ooty ATWP announces Reliance monthly sales The South of India Observer March-May weekly advertisements
157 1903 Aug Ooty ATWP recites and sings in a cafe concert The South of India Observer 22/8/03
158 1904 March Ooty Mr and Mrs ATWP listed as resident in Ooty The South of India Observer 12/3/04 Editorial
159 1904 April-Sept. Ooty ATWP holds Reliance auctions each month The South of India Observer 9/4/04 and monthly thereafter until 10/9/04
160 1905 Feb-Nov Ooty ATWP holds Reliance monthly auction sale The South of India Observer 13/2/5 and monthly thereafter to Nov.
161 1905 Feb Ooty ATWP sings in Nilgiri Volunteer Rifles Variety Concert The South of India Observer 17/2/05 Editorial
162 1905 May Ooty Residents & Visitors: Penn Mr Mrs and Misses Watson Farrington The South of India Observer 13/5/05
163 1905 May Ooty Capt. Penn shoots in Nigiri Volunteers' Rifle Meeting The South of India Observer 27/5/05 report
164 1905 July Ooty ATWP offers photos of 'the seasons hunt group and Lawn Meet at the Club' The South of India Observer 05/07/05 advertisement
165 1905 Sept. Ooty ATWP takes photos at Miss Penton's Wedding The South of India Observer 30/9/05 report
166 1906 Jan-Jun Ooty ATWP holds Reliance monthly auction sale The South of India Observer 6/1/06 advertisement and repeats
167 1906 July Ooty 7/7/06 ATWP takes Ooty Hunt breakfast photo The South of India Observer 14/7/06 advertisement
168 1906 Sept. Ooty ATWP opens new studio in Charing Cross The South of India Observer 15/9/06 advertisement
169 1907 Jan-Mar Travancore ATWP on tour in South India including Tinnevelly and Travancore and, probably, Dohnavur The South of India Observer 27.4.07 Advertisement
170 1907 Apr-Dec Ooty ATWP advertises his photographs for sale in Charing Cross Weekly repeat of The South of India Observer 27.4.07 advertisement
171 1907 Oct Ooty ATWP takes group photos at H.E.Lady Lawley's children's party The South of India Observer 12/10/07 Editorial
172 1908 Jan Ooty Residents & Visitors: Penn Mr Mrs and Misses Watson Farrington The South of India Observer 4/1/08
173 1908 Jan Ooty ATWP takes Staff Sgt. Watson's wedding group photograph outside St. Stephen's Church The South of India Observer 4/1/08 Editorial
174 1908 Feb-Mar Tanjore ATWP takes photos of the Governor's tour of Tanjore The South of India Observer 28/3/08 Editorial
175 1908 April Ooty ATWP advertises his photographs for sale in Charing Cross including photos of Governor's tour to Tanjore The South of India Observer 11/4/08 advertisement
176 1908 May Ooty ATWP 'gives Emmeline away' on her marriage to Robert Delves The South of India Observer 2/5/08 report
177 1908 September Coonoor/Ooty ATWP photographs the opening of the railway extension from Coonoor to Ooty The South of India Observer 5/9/08 editorial
178 1908 December Ooty ATWP sings in the cafe chantant The South of India Observer 19/12/08 report
179 1909 Jan. Ooty Layard/Tothill wedding photographs The South of India Observer 9/1/09 Editorial
180 1909 April Ooty New A.T.W.Penn, photographer advertisement The South of India Observer 10/4/09 Advertisement
181 1909 July Ooty Penn attended the funeral of Sgt-Maj. Leech The South of India Observer 10/7/09 Editorial
182 1910 Jan. Ooty Wedding of Sgt. Giles' daughter The South of India Observer 29/1/10 Editorial
183 1910 April Ooty Ooty Temperance Club meeting The South of India Observer 9/4/10 Editorial
184 1910 May Ooty Royal Proclamation photo The South of India Observer 14/7/10 Editorial
185 1910 Nov Ooty Farewell to Rev. Borlase The South of India Observer 5/11/10 Editorial
186 1911 April Ooty 'Farewell to Mr A.T.W. Penn' The South of India Observer 29/4/11 Editorial
187 1911 May Ooty Departure of Mr, Mrs and Misses Penn S.I.O 6/5/11 'Arrivals and departures'
188 1912
189 1913
190 1914 Rose cottage, Eversholt, Bedfordshire, England A.T.W. Penn listed as resident Kelly's Directory for 1914
191 1915
192 1916 June Eversholt, Bedfordshire, England Letter from A.T.W. Penn to his granddaughter Vera Letter written on Sunday, 11th June 1916 in the Penn archives.
193 1917
194 1918 The Mund, Eversholt A.T.W. Penn and Zillie Penn listed Electoral roll register for Eversholt
195 1919 The Mund, Eversholt A.T.W. Penn and Zillie Penn listed Electoral roll register for Eversholt
196 1920 The Mund, Eversholt A.T.W. Penn and Zillie Penn listed Electoral roll register for Eversholt
197 1921 The Mund, Eversholt A.T.W. Penn and Zillie Penn listed up to spring register 1921. Electoral roll register for Eversholt
198 1922 October Madras Witness at the wedding of Hope Watson-Penn to Albert Thomas Humphrey at St. Matthias Church, Vepery Marriage certificate
199 1923
200 1924 Coonoor 19.10.24 Albert dies Gravestone, Tiger Hill cemetery.