Hughes, Hugh [pseud. Cristion] (1790–1863), painter and engraver, was born at Pwll-y-gwichiad, near Llandudno. He was the son of Thomas Hughes and his wife, Jane Williams, and was baptized at Llandudno on 20 February 1790. His parents died while he was young and he was educated by his maternal grandfather, ...
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Revere, Paul (bap. 1734, d. 1818), craftsman and revolutionary leader in America, was baptized at the New Brick Church in Boston, Massachusetts, on 22 December 1734, the second of seven surviving children of Apollos Rivoire (1702–1754), a French Huguenot silversmith who emigrated to ...
Valentine, James (1815–1879), engraver and photographer, was born on 12 June 1815 in Dundee, the second of the five children of John Valentine (1792–1868), linen weaver, and his wife, Mary Watson (bap. 1790, d. 1866), daughter of Andrew Watson, a Dundee shipmaster and his wife, ...