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Hahnemann Adolphus Cutmore

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1879. Advertisement for 'Magnetism and Health'.[1]

Hahnemann Adolphus Cutmore (1852-1910)

1852 Born in Marylebone the son of Charles Richard Cutmore, a Physician and Surgeon, and his wife Isabella Morland

1871 Living at Sussex House, Croydon, and listed with his parents and siblings, Medical Assistant.[2]

1878 Becomes a Freemason at Yarborough Lodge, Jersey.

1878. Advertisement. 'MR. HAHNEMANN CUTMORE (Representative of Messrs. Wetton and Co., of 98, High-street, Cheltenham, Inventors, Patentees, and Sole Manufacturers of The Magneticon, for the cure, relief, and prevention of acute and chronic disease, will be in attendance dally at the above address, for the purpose of giving advice as to the application of Magnetism, and to explain the principles of the Magneticon Appliances, of which has a large assortment'[3] There a number of advertisements of this type where he appears in various towns in England to promote this treatment. In 1879 he is representing Mesmer and Co for similar magnetic devices. This is the last year he advertises these devices.

1882 In Australia when he takes a ship from Victoria to Adelaide

1885 Takes unassisted passage from London to Sydney on the 'Garonne'

1886 Married in Sydney, Australia to Fanny Thorne

1888 Patent. 1,084. Hahnemann Adolphus Cutmore, Melbourne, Victoria. 'Improvements in and relating to the construction of the mouth-pieces and ear-pieces or receivers of speaking-tubes, and in the method of and apparatus for Signalling or Calling-Up in such instruments'[4]

1890 Patent. 'Improvements in Speaking Tube apparatus, provided with means for Signalling and Opening Up and Closing Communication. Hahnemann Adolphus Cutmore of Byron Street, South St. Kilda, Melbourne, Electrician.[5]

1891 Patent. 'of South Yarra, Melbourne, in the Colony of Victoria, have invented certain new and useful Improvements in Speaking-Tubes'[6]

1892 October. Living in Sutton, Surrey.[7]

1901 Living at 12 Rembrandt Road, Lee, London. Hahnemann A. Cutmore (age 48 born London), Mechanical Engineer (Inventor) - Employer. With his wife Fanny Cutmore (age 40 born New Zealand) and their four children; Claude M. Cutmore (age 13 born Victoria, Australia); Horace E. V. Cutmore (age 9 born Sutton); Florence B. Cutmore (age 8 born Sutton); and Mildred F. Cutmore (age 5 born S. Norwood).[8]

1904 Hahnemann Adolphus Cutmore trading as the Homacoustic Co of 115 Queen Victoria Street, London. Looks to be in financial difficulties.[9]

1910 Died in Kensington. Buried in Hither Green Cemetery.

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Sources of Information

  1. Torquay Times, and South Devon Advertiser - Saturday 15 February 1879
  2. 1871 Census
  3. Western Morning News - Monday 13 May 1878
  4. Australia Gazette
  5. Melbourne Age
  6. Google Patents
  7. Rate Books
  8. 1901 Census
  9. London Evening Standard - Friday 07 October 1904