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1822 Born in Saffron Walden, Essex, son of Joseph Caesar Zambra and his wife Phillis
Zambra worked for his father as a glass-blower.
c.1846 Went into partnership with John Tagliabue at 11 Brooke Street
1847 Married Sara Sophia Potts in West London
1847 Birth of son Joseph Caesar Zambra
1851 Optician, etc (master), living in Grays Inn Lane, London with Sarah S Zambra 26, Marcus W Zambra 2, Sarah P Zambra 4 Mo
1867 Death of his first wife
1869 An optician and widower, married Sarah Tongue in Islington
1881 Optician and general merchant, living in Islington with Sarah
1892 Left the partnership of Negretti and Zambra
1897 Died in South Hampstead