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Acres, Annie Elizabeth, c1864 - 1959



  • Existence: c1864 - 1959


Anne Elizabeth Cash was born in 1864. In 1891 she married Birt Acres. The couple had three children, two daughters and a son, Sydney Birt Acres. Annie starred in some of Birt's early films and family scenes. Annie died in the 1950s.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Birt Acres Collection

Reference code: NFA0055
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a small amount of archival items and artefacts which belonged to Birt Acres and his son Sidney Birt Acres. The collection also includes books on early cinema, which were used as research material by Alan Acres, while writing ‘Frontiersman to Film-Maker’, and represent the archive created in the process.

Dates: c1870 - 2005

Birt Acres Film Pioneer 1854 - 1918 Scrapbook, c1900 - 1999

Reference code: 178G39.3
Scope and Contents

Scrapbook copy of the ‘Black Book’ entitled Birt Acres Film Pioneer 1854-1918 containing photocopies of newspaper cuttings and photographs and typed news reports and some material on the Cinema Veterans annual reunion. Press cuttings collected by Birt Acres wife who continued to update it until her death in the 1950's. Subsequent additions were by Birt's daughter-in-law Phyllis.

Dates: c1900 - 1999

Newspaper Cuttings and Scrapbook, c1900 - 1999

Reference code: 178G39
Scope and Contents

Newspaper articles written by Sidney Birt Acres or about him and a scrabook entitled Birt Acres Film Pioneer.

Dates: c1900 - 1999