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Person: COLLINS, Charles W.  (c.1810-1861)

Biographical summary of this person
Full name
Charles Wilkins COLLINS
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
proprietor of optical supply business
Main period of activity
1850s-60s
Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
1850s - 1860s
~40
owner
30 March 1851
~41
census record
1851 Census of England and Wales, RG9/57.67.2
– occupation “Philosophical Instrument Maker”; employing 3 men and 1 apprentice
1861
~51
died at
7 April 1861
~51
census record
1861 Census of England and Wales, RG9/57.67.2
– occupation “Optical Instrument Maker”
Reference
Gloria Clifton, Directory of British scientific instrument makers 1550-1851 (London: Zwemmer, 1995), p. 63
  –  two entries, for 'Charles Wilkins Collings' and 'Charles William Collins'
Lucerna ID  6005054

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 25 November 2018

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