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Frederick Henry Elliott

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Frederick Henry Elliott (1819-1873) of Elliott Brothers

1819 August 6th. Frederick Henry Elliott baptised at St. Martin in the Fields, the son of William Elliott, an Optician, and his wife Emma. Of 21 Great Newport Street.

1854 Committee member for the 1855 Paris Universal Exhibition. Frederick Henry Elliott, Philosophical Instrument Makers.[1]

1859 Patent. '2787. To Frederick Henry Elliott and Charles Alfred Elliott, of the Strand, in the city of Westminster, Mathematical Instrument Makers, for the invention of "an improved method of preventing drawing boards and other flat wooden surfaces from warping or twisting, and of adding to the strength thereof."'[2]

1860 Patent. '2631. To Frederick Henry Elliott, of the Strand, in the county of Middlesex, Mathematical Instrument Maker, for the invention of "an improved case for aneroid barometers for marine purposes."'[3]

1861 Living at 1 Park Village East, Regent's Park: Frederick H. Elliott (age 41 born London), an Optician. With his wife Susan Elliott (age 32 born London). Also his niece Constance M. Wright (age 4 born India). Two visitors and four servants.[4]

1868 Patent. '889. To Frederick Henry Elliott and Charles Alfred Elliott, of the Strand, in the county of Middlesex, Opticians, for the invention of "improvements in telescopes."— A communication to them from abroad by Pierre Gabriel Bardou and Denis Albert Bardou, both of Paris, France.'[5]

1871 Living at Langley Lodge, Lewisham: Frederick H. Elliott (age 51 born London), an Optician (employing 150 men). With his wife Susan Elliott (age 42 born London) and their son Arthur Elliott (age 11 born London). Two servants.[6]

1873 January 18th. Died

1873 Concerning the estate. '...all creditors and other persons having any claim or demands against the estate of Frederick Henry Elliott, late of Sangley Lodge, Catford Bridge, in the county of Kent, and of No. 449, Strand, in the county of Middlesex, trading there under the style or firm of Elliott Brothers, as an Optician (who died on the 18th day of January, 1873, and letters of administration to whose estate were granted on the 12th day of February, 1873, out of the Principal Registry of Her Majesty's Court of Probate, to Susan Elliott, of Sangley Lodge aforesaid, Widow)...'[7]

1880 Concerning the estate of his wife. '...any claims upon the estate of Susan Elliott, late of Sangley Lodge, Catford Bridge, in the county of Kent, Widow, deceased, and a member of the firm of Elliott Brothers, of No. 449, Strand, in the county of Middlesex, Opticians (who died on the 26th of March, 1880...'[8]


1873 Obituary [9]



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Sources of Information

  1. [1] Gazette Issue 21596 published on the 22 September 1854. Page 2 of 36
  2. [2] Gazette Issue 22339 published on the 23 December 1859. Page 7 of 36
  3. [3] Gazette Issue 22445 published on the 9 November 1860. Page 26 of 48
  4. 1861 Census
  5. [4] Gazette Issue 23379 published on the 15 May 1868. Page 68 of 124
  6. 1871 Census
  7. [5] Gazette Issue 23951 published on the 21 February 1873. Page 25 of 50
  8. [6] Gazette Issue 24844 published on the 14 May 1880. Page 21 of 52
  9. Engineering 1873 Jan-Jun: Index: General Index