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Person: HUGHES, Henry  (1816-1879)

Biographical summary of this person
Full name
Henry HUGHES
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
proprietor of scientific instrument making business
Main period of activity
N/A
Relationships to other people

father of HUGHES, Alexander  (1850-1924)

Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
8 August 1816
born at
1850s-1870s
~33
owner
30 March 1851
34
census record
1851 Census of England and Wales, HO107/1768.468.35
– occupation “Optician”; employing 3 men
1870s
~54
partner
4 May 1879
62
died at
31 May 1879
archive entry
National Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1879 H-H p.555
– occupation “Optician and Nautical Instrument Maker”
Reference
Gloria Clifton, Directory of British scientific instrument makers 1550-1851 (London: Zwemmer, 1995), p. 144
Lucerna ID  6005237

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 15 January 2019

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