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Person: WOOD, George S.  (1816-1882)

Biographical summary of this person
Full name
George Smart WOOD
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
proprietor of optical supply business
Main period of activity
1840s-80s
Relationships to other people

brother of WOOD, E.G.  (1811-1896)

uncle of WOOD, A.A., F.C.S.  (1846-1900)

father of WOOD, William  (c.1848- ? )

father of WOOD, John  (1850- after 1901)

Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
unknown
owner
21 October 1816
born at
1840s - 1855
~32
partner
30 March 1851
34
census record
1851 Census of England and Wales, HO107/2192.667.30
1856 - 1875
~39
owner
7 April 1861
44
census record
1861 Census of England and Wales, RG9/2737.77.24
2 April 1871
54
census record
1871 Census of England and Wales, RG10/3851.80.6
3 April 1881
64
census record
1881 Census of England and Wales, RG11/3717.50.7
1882
~65
archive entry
National Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1882 p.448
2 July 1882
65
died at
Reference
Gloria Clifton, Directory of British scientific instrument makers 1550-1851 (London: Zwemmer, 1995), p. 303
Lucerna ID  6003774

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 18 December 2011

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