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Person: HUGHES, W.C.  (1844-1908)

Biographical summary of this person
W.C. Hughes in 1897

Portrait photo from OMLJ, February 1897

Full name
William Charles HUGHES
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
lantern and slide maker and dealer; contributor to OMLJ, 1898
Main period of activity
1870s-1900s
Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
7 January 1844
born at
30 March 1851
7
census record
1851 Census of England and Wales, HO107/1536.206.46
7 April 1861
17
census record
1861 Census of England and Wales, RG9/240.137.1
– occupation “Chemist etc.”; working for his father, also a chemist
6 October 1868
24
marriage
England and Wales index of marriages
– occupation “Dentist”; marriage to Isabel Matilda Burgess at Hackney Parish Church, London
1871 – 1900
~26
owner/proprietor
2 April 1871
27
census record
1871 Census of England and Wales, RG10/454.80.58
– occupation “Chemist Dentist Optician”
3 April 1881
37
census record
1881 Census of England and Wales, RG11/294.4.1
– occupation “Optician and Chemist”
5 April 1891
47
census record
1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/802.88.13
– occupation “Chemist and Optician”
31 March 1901
57
census record
1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/1233.110.14
– occupation “Optician”
7 August 1908
64
died at
3 November 1908
archive entry
National Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1908 p.187
Texts linked to this person
Articles (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)

Lucerna ID  6002274

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 13 February 2018

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