Person record: HUGHES, W.C.  (1844-1908)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameWilliam Charles HUGHESW.C. Hughes in 1897
Portrait photo from OMLJ, February 1897
Relevance of this personlantern and slide maker and dealer; contributor to OMLJ, 1898 
Main period of activity1870s-1900s
7 January 1844born atIslington, London N, England
1851-1861resident171 Hoxton Old Town, Tower Hamlets, London E, England
30 March 18517census record1851 Census of England and Wales, HO107/1536.206.46
7 April 186117census record1861 Census of England and Wales, RG9/240.137.1
– occupation “Chemist etc.”; working for his father, also a chemist
6 October 186824marriageEngland and Wales index of marriages
– occupation “Dentist”; marriage to Isabel Matilda Burgess at Hackney Parish Church, London
1871resident151 Hoxton Street, Old Street, London N, England
1870s-1900s~26owner/proprietorW.C. Hughes
2 April 187127census record1871 Census of England and Wales, RG10/454.80.58
– occupation “Chemist Dentist Optician”
1881resident21 Church Road, Hackney, London, England
3 April 188137census record1881 Census of England and Wales, RG11/294.4.1
– occupation “Optician and Chemist”
1891resident26 New Steine, Brighton, Sussex (East), England
5 April 189147census record1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/802.88.13
– occupation “Chemist and Optician”
1901-1908residentBelvedere, Holden Avenue, Finchley, London, England
31 March 190157census record1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/1233.110.14
– occupation “Optician”
7 August 190864died atNorth Finchley, London, England
3 November 1908archive entryNational Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1908 p.187
Texts linked to this personArticles (3)

W.C. Hughes, A little information about the cinematograph: no. I in OMLJ 9.104 (January 1898)

W.C. Hughes, A little information about the cinematograph: no. II in OMLJ 9.105 (February 1898)

W.C. Hughes, A little information about the cinematograph: no. III in OMLJ 9.106 (March 1898)

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* Prominent men in the lantern world: no. IV -- Mr W.C. Hughes in OMLJ 8.93 (February 1897)

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