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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Charles Alfred Elliott

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of Elliott Brothers

1823 February 12th. Charles Alfred Elliott baptism at St. Martin in the Fields, the son of William Elliott, an Optician, and his wife Emma. Of Great Newport Street.

1851 Living at Beulah Cottage, New Paradise Row, Stoke Newington: Charles Alfred Elliott (age 28 born London), an Optician. With his wife Maria Elliott (age 29 born Chelsea) and their daughter Gertrude Elliott (age 3 born London). One servant.[1]

1857 Listed as a member of the Royal Institution of Great Britain.[2]

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."'[3]

1861 Living at 44 Kensington Park Gardens, Kensington: Chas Elliott (age 38 born London), an Optician. With his wife Maria Elliott (age 37 born Chelsea) and their daughter Gertrude Elliott (age 13 born Islington). Two servants.[4]

1865 Charles Alfred Elliott (Elliott Brothers, 449 Strand) listed as a director of the South Swaledale Lead Mining Co.[5]

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.'[6]

1871 Living at The Cedars, Twickenham: Charles Elliott (age 49 born St. Martins, Mddx), a Merchant: With his wife Maria Elliott (age 49 born Chelsea).[7]

1877 October 9th. Died aged 54.[8]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 Census
  2. London Daily News - Wednesday 04 March 1857
  3. [1] Gazette Issue 22339 published on the 23 December 1859. Page 7 of 36
  4. 1861 Census
  5. Royal Cornwall Gazette - Friday 20 January 1865
  6. [2] Gazette Issue 23379 published on the 15 May 1868. Page 68 of 124
  7. 1871 Census
  8. London Standard - Saturday 13 October 1877