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George Arrowsmith

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George Arrowsmith
BornGeorge Ernest Arrowsmith
July 17, 1887
Torquay, England
DiedFebruary 11 1978 (age 90)

George Arrowsmith (1887-1978), a British magician, author and clergyman.


Arrowsmith was founder of The Pentacle Club (previously called the Cambridge University's magical society) and a founding member of the Exonian Magical Society. He became an Honorary Vice-President of The Magic Circle in London.

Has began conjuring in the public as an amateur at the age of 13, and specialized in mental magic.[1]

He contributed to Wizard Magazine and authored numerous books.[2]


  • Magical Mentalia (1942)
  • Magical Originalia (1943)
  • Arrowsmith's Mystery Box : A Collection of Assorted Mysteries (1966)
  • Exceptional Concepts (1980)


  1. My Best by Thompson, Jr., J.G. (1945)
  2. Obit, Magic Circular, 1978