Edward / Ernest / Edwin (John) Flint

--/--/1873 -

  • Forenames: Edward / Ernest / Edwin (John)
  • Surname: Flint
  • Date of Birth: --/--/1873
  • Place of Birth: Peckham, or possibly Manchester
  • Father: Samuel Taysum Flint
  • Date of Marriage: 24/09/1899
  • Spouse: Emily Wakefield
  • Census Years: 1901, 1911
  • Other Sources: 1911 England Census for Edward Flint, 1901 England Census for Ernest John Flint England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915 for Ernest John Flint London, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921 for Ernest John Flint Doncaster Town

Edward/Ernest/ Edwin John Flint, the Police Photographer with three names

Born in Camberwell, London Ernest John Flint worked as a clerk and later an insurance agent. However sometime between 1901 and 1911 he changed his name, his profession, he moved across the country, even claimed he was a different age. He started a photography business in Doncaster as Edward Flint, and worked as a police photographer in the First World War. On at least one record his name is Edwin Flint.