Charles Chubb (1779 - d.)

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Birthplace: Fordingbridge, Hampshire, England
Death: (Date and location unknown)
Occupation: Locksmith
Managed by: June Barnes (Buchanan)
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About Charles Chubb

Charles Chubb died 1845 (Dictionary of National Biography)

Locksmith who started business at Winchester in the hardware trade and then moved first to Portsea and then London, where he founded the firm of Chubb & Sons at St. Paul's Churchyard (later of Queen Victoria Street.)

He was the first patentee of improvements in the well-known form of 'detector' locks, originally patented by his brother Jeremiah on 3 feb 1818. Charles patented further improvements in 1824, 1828 and 1833, and also took out patents for fire and burglar proof safes. He died at his residence, Barnsbury Road, Islington on 16 May 1845.

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Charles Chubb's Timeline

1779
1779
Hampshire, England
1798
August 20, 1798
Age 19
Wiltshire, England
1804
1804
Age 25
Hampshire, England
1806
1806
Age 27
Hampshire, England
1807
1807
Age 28
Hampshire, England
1809
1809
Age 30
Hampshire, England
1810
1810
Age 31
Hampshire, England
1812
January 11, 1812
Age 33
Hampshire, England
1813
1813
Age 34
Hampshire, England
1816
December 10, 1816
Age 37
Hampshire, England