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date: 02 December 2020

Bright, Sir Charles Tilstonlocked

(1832–1888)
  • A. C. Lynch

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Bright, Sir Charles Tilston (1832–1888), telegraph engineer, was born at Wanstead, Essex, on 8 June 1832, the third and youngest son of Brailsford Bright, a manufacturing chemist, and his wife, Emma Charlotte, the daughter of Edward Tilston. He was educated at the Merchant Taylors' School...

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