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Joseph Warren Zambra

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1822 Born in Saffron Walden, Essex, son of Joseph Caesar Zambra and his wife Phillis[1]

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[2]

1847 Birth of son Joseph Caesar Zambra

1850 Left the partnership with John Tagliabue as barometer makers and went into partnership with Henry Negretti

1851 Optician, etc (master), living in Grays Inn Lane, London with Sarah S Zambra 26, Marcus W Zambra 2, Sarah P Zambra 4 Mo[3]

1867 Death of his first wife

1869 An optician and widower, married Sarah Tongue in Islington[4]

1871 An optician living in Islington with Sarah Zambra 46, Sarah P Zambra 20, Joseph C Zambra 23, optician, and Marcus W Zambra 22, optician[5]

1881 Optician and general merchant, living in Islington with Sarah[6]

1892 Left the partnership of Negretti and Zambra

1897 Died in South Hampstead[7]

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. BMD
  3. 1851 census
  4. BMD
  5. 1871 census
  6. 1881 census
  7. National Probate Calendar