Person record: GROVES, George  (1817-1905)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameGeorge Edward GROVES
Relevance of this personlantern slide maker and instrument maker 
Main period of activity1840s-1900s
NotesArchive sources seem not to use his middle name Edward after his first marriage in 1840. 
26 September 1817born atHackney, London, England
21 April 184022marriageEngland and Wales index of marriages
– occupation “Mathematical Instrument Maker”; marriage to Mary Ann Hobbs, at St John the Baptist Hoxton, London
17 September 186749marriageEngland and Wales index of marriages
– occupation “Optician”; marriage to Mary Ann Willet (née Hipsey), at St Mary Stratford, London
1881-1891resident34 Murray Street, New North Road, Hoxton, London E, England
3 April 188163census record1881 Census of England and Wales, RG11/389.64.4
– occupation “Magic slide maker [sic]”
5 April 189173census record1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/245.8.8
– occupation “Optical Slide Maker”
1901-1905resident51 Prince George Road, Stoke Newington, London, England
31 March 190183census record1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/207.55.37
– occupation “Optical Slide Maker”
28 March 190587died atStoke Newington, London, England
14 April 1905archive entryNational Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1905 p.300
Lucerna ID no. 6004053Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016