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Person: GROVES, George  (1817-1905)

Biographical summary of this person
Full name
George Edward GROVES
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
lantern slide maker and instrument maker
Main period of activity
1840s-1900s
Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
26 September 1817
born at
21 April 1840
22
marriage
England and Wales index of marriages
– occupation “Mathematical Instrument Maker”; marriage to Mary Ann Hobbs, at St John the Baptist Hoxton, London
17 September 1867
49
marriage
England and Wales index of marriages
– occupation “Optician”; marriage to Mary Ann Willet (née Hipsey), at St Mary Stratford, London
3 April 1881
63
census record
1881 Census of England and Wales, RG11/389.64.4
– occupation “Magic slide maker [sic]”
5 April 1891
73
census record
1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/245.8.8
– occupation “Optical Slide Maker”
31 March 1901
83
census record
1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/207.55.37
– occupation “Optical Slide Maker”
28 March 1905
87
died at
14 April 1905
archive entry
National Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1905 p.300
Notes
Archive sources seem not to use his middle name Edward after his first marriage in 1840.
Lucerna ID  6004053

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 14 June 2014

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