Person record: ZAMBRA, Joseph  (1822-1897)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameJoseph Warren ZAMBRA
Relevance of this personpartner in lantern and slide supply business 
Main period of activity1850s-80s
Relationships to other peoplebusiness partner of NEGRETTI, Henry  (c.1818-1879)
father of ZAMBRA, Joseph C.  (1847-1892)
father of ZAMBRA, Marcus  (1849-1914)
1822born atSaffron Walden, Essex, England
9 February 1847~25marriageEngland and Wales index of marriages
– occupation “Optician”; marriage to Sarah Sophia Potts, at St Andrew Holborn, London (she died 1867)
1850-1888~28partnerNegretti & Zambra
1851resident9 Manchester Street, St Pancras, London, England
30 March 1851~29census record1851 Census of England and Wales, HO107/1495.345.72
– occupation “Optician etc. (Master)”
18 September 1869~47marriageEngland and Wales index of marriages
– occupation “Optician”; marriage to Sarah Tongue, at St George Tufnell Park, London
1871-1881residentVilla Carreno, 39 Carleton Road, Islington, London N, England
2 April 1871~49census record1871 Census of England and Wales, RG10/274.58.9
– occupation “Optician”
3 April 1881~59census record1881 Census of England and Wales, RG11/245.41.7
– occupation “Optician and General Merchant”
1897residentWalden, 80 Fitzjohn's Avenue, Hampstead, London, England
23 December 1897~76died atHampstead, London, England
19 February 1898archive entryNational Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1898 p.260
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David Robinson, Stephen Herbert and Richard Crangle (editors), Encyclopaedia of the magic lantern (London: Magic Lantern Society, 2001), pp. 208-209

Lucerna ID no. 6002431Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016

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