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John Adam Hilger

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John Adam Hilger (1839-1897), scientific instrument maker

1839 Johann Adam Hilger was born in Darmstadt, Germany[1]

1871 Johan A. Hilger 32, living in Whitechapel, a Philosophical Instrument maker, with his daughter, Pauline J M Hilger 5, his wife, Margaret F. Hilger 27, and his brother, Otto Hilger 21[2]

1874 Established business as Adam Hilger Ltd[3].

1881 Philosophical instrument maker, employing 8 men, living in Tottenham Court Road, London with his wife Celine Hilger 36 and daughter, Martha Hilger 10 months[4]

1891 Optician, living in St Pancras with Celine Hilger 42, Martha Hilger 10[5]

1897 Died in Brighton[6]


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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. 1871 census
  3. The Times, 10 March 1959
  4. 1881 census
  5. 1891 census
  6. National Probate Calendar