Instruments (surgical/scientific)

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Surname Given Name Trade Year NoteseMail website
BOTTEN George.A.   1809 George.A. Botten, surgical instrument maker. Born about 1809 in Lambeth, Surrey, England. Parents John Botten and Mary. He is the uncle of my great grand uncle in law John Joseph Botten who started out as a mathematical instrument maker. The 1851 UK census lists George as 43yrs, surgical instruments masker, living at 41 West Street, St Pancras with wife Mary 41ys. Children: Jno Joseph 17yrs; Henry 9yrs; Thomas 7yrs; Maria Louisa 4yrs and niece Loria Mary Botten 7yrs.  
BOTTEN John Joseph     John Joseph Botten, mathematical instrument maker.  
CHANDLER Walter Instruments various 1775 Walter Chandler, surgeonís instrument maker & working cutter. No: 42 Corn Street, Bristol. Taken from a list of metal workers in the 1775 Bristol Directory, published by the Temple Local History Society. I have no other information.    
EDGEWORTH Henry Instruments various 1775 Henry Edgeworth, mathematical, philosophical, optical & musical instrument maker. No: 51, Key, now Quay, Bristol. Taken from a list of metal workers in the 1775 Bristol Directory, published by the Temple Local History Society. I have no other information.    
GREEN Samuel Instruments various 1793 Samuel Green, master mathematical instrument maker, employs 2 men,2 boys. Born about 1793, Middlesex (London), England. The 1861 UK census lists Samuel as 68yrs, living at Crop street, Middlesex with wife Mary 61yrs. Children: Sarah 27yrs; Charlotte 23yrs; Louisa 21yrs. Lodger Jane Haney 50yrs.    
SPRINGER Joshua Instruments various 1775 Joshua Springer, mathematical, philosophical, optical & musical instrument maker. No: 2, Clare Street, Bristol. Taken from a list of metal workers in the 1775 Bristol Directory, published by the Temple Local History Society. I have no other information.    
SPRINGER William Instruments various 1775 William Springer, mathematical instrument maker. No: 24, Charles Street, Bristol. Taken from a list of metal workers in the 1775 Bristol Directory, published by the Temple Local History Society. I have no other information.    
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