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Photographers are listed alphabetically by surname on the following pages.

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HADDENHAM STUDIO - see LYONS, Nick

Name: HADDON, Gertrude J. b: 12/6/1902
Address: 67A St Andrews Street, Cambridge
Working Dates: 1939
Subjects, styles, advertising, other relevant information: In the 1939 Register Gertrude was shown as a photographer's assistant. At the same address were Trevor Haddon, Artist b:1864 (see wikipedia entry for Arthur Trevor Haddon), and Emily B E Haddon b:1867
References: 1939 Register.

Name:  HAILEY, (Thomas) Clarence (& Co in 1900 Directory) b: 1867 Clare Suffolk d: 1949
Address: 103 High Street Newmarket, also a studio at 51 Ordnance Road, St John's Wood, St Marylebone 1888 - 1903
Working Dates: 1891-1929 Newmarket
Subjects, styles, advertising, other relevant information: Thomas Clarence Hailey appears in the 1891 Census as a photographer at 51 Ordnance Rd Marylebone, where he was living with his younger brother, Ernest Miles Hailey (b: 1877 Clare Suffolk). Clarence Hailey (wrongly transcribed online as "Harly") appears in the 1901 census listed as a photographer, an employer, resident at The Laurels, Stetchworth, Cambs with his wife Eva M (b: 1873 London), and daughters Pauline M and Violet M. In the 1911 census Clarence had moved to 199 Ewell Rd, Surbiton, Surrey, where he was still listed as a photographer and an employer working from home. As at least a part of his work Clarence photographed racehorses. He was also a racehorse owner and bloodstock exporter. Offered for sale on Ebay in May 2017 was an engraving of the racehorse Florizel II, J Watts up and trainer R.Marsh, from a photograph by Mr Clarence Hailey, St John's Wood and Newmarket. A number of his photographs are held by the National Horseracing Museum at Newmarket. Clarence was succeeded at his Newmarket studio by Frank Thomas Griggs, who had been his employee and studio manager. Below is a photograph of his shop in 1939, then occupied by his successor Frank Griggs, on a site now occupied by the Post Office. (photograph reproduced by permission of its owner Peter Norman).
References: Mike Petty, The Photographers, (a handlist of local photographers), Cambridge, Cambridgeshire Collection, 1992
Kelly's Directory of Cambridgeshire, Norfolk and Suffolk, Kelly and Co London 1896-1929
Photographing racehorses. An afternoon with Mr Clarence Hailey. By our special correspondent. IN Windsor Magazine Vol 6 1897 pp 331 - 337
Obituary Times February 15 1949 p 6.

Clarence Hailey's former premises photographed in 1939

Name:  HALL, Fred(erick) b:1885 Peterborough  d:1951
Address: 46 Westgate, Peterborough
Working Dates: 1911-1922
Subjects, styles, advertising, other relevant information: Fred was the son of a general shopkeeper and chemist. In the 1911 census Fred Hall is shown as a photographer working from home at 46 Westgate Peterborough on his own account. His wife, Annie, (b 1882 Peterborough), was also working from home on her own account as a ladies hairdresser. At some point around January 1915 Fred may have been working with John Borrill Etches - a real photograph postcard has been seen of a parade of soldiers on the Peterborough Market Square dated Jan 1915 marked "Etches and Hall copyright"
References: Kelly's Directory of Northamptonshire 1914, 1920
The Peterborough Directory 1912, 1922.

Name:  HALL, Harry b:1865 Sydenham kent  d:
Address: Regent Street Cambridge
Working Dates: c.1891 Cambridge, later in Essex and Yorkshire
Subjects, styles, advertising, other relevant information: Harry Hall appears in the 1891 census lodging at a housde in Regent Street Cambridge, the home of carman and horse keeper Alfred Pearson b: 1856 Horseheath. Harry's occupation was shown as a photographic artist. In 1901 Harry was a photographer based in Newland Strteet Witham, Essex. He had married, his wife was Emily Maude Hall, b: 1866 Salisbury and their two children were Gilbert Wigg b:1894 Colchester and Margorie May b: 1898 Witham. By 1911 Harry and family had moved to Keighley Yorkshire. Harry was still a photographer, employing others and living at 59 Cliffe Street. His son Gilbert Wigg Hall was an apprentice photographer.
References: England Census 1891-1911

Name:  HALL, Roy b:1891 Yoxford Suffolk  d:
Address: Town Street Upwell
Working Dates: c.1911
Subjects, styles, advertising, other relevant information: Roy Hall was a photographer working on his own account from his home at Town Street Upwell according to the 1911 Census. He was living there with his mother, Lily Hall b: 1863 Saxmundham a widow and a dressmaker and his two sisters. According to the 1901 census when the family lived at Kirkley Suffolk, Roy's father, Frederick C Hall, b:1854 Yoxford Suffolk, was a watch maker, working from home on his own account. According to Kelly's Cambridgeshire Directory of 1916 there were two Roy Halls in Upwell, or a single person with two occupations. Roy Hall was a cycle agent and dealer and also a fruit grower.
References: 1901 and 1911 England Census, Kelly's Directory Cambs 1916.

HAMBLIN, Edward Townsend - see BALL, William

Name: HANKIN, J. b: d:
Address: 18 Rose Crescent, Cambridge
Working Dates: c.1857
Subjects, styles, advertising, other relevant information: There is an advertisement in the Cambridge Chronicle on 28th February 1857 "Photographic Portraits taken by the improved Collodion Process by J.Hankin, 18 Rose Crescent, Cambridge. Prices from two shillings"
References: Cambridge Chronicle 28th Feb 1857

Name: (O') HANLON, Mrs Rachel      b:1857 Tunstall Staffs Née Booth     d: 1931 Stockton Darlington
Address: 40 Westgate, Peterborough
Working Dates: c. 1906
Subjects, styles, advertising, other relevant information: Rachel Hanlon appears in Kelly's Directory in 1906 as a photographer at 40 Westgate Peterborough. This is believed to be Rachel O'Hanlon b: 1857 Tunstall Staffordshire. In 1891 Rachel was living at Alsager, Cheshire, with her husband William Palliser O'Hanlon (b: 1849 Co Cork Ireland). With them were their three daughters, Minnie (b: 1876 Ipstones Staffs), Adah (b: 1882 Talke Staffs) and Miriam (b:1886 Endon Staffs). Rachel's husband was a physician and surgeon. In 1898 William Palliser O'Hanlon died. By 1901 Rachel was living in Milton Staffordshire, head of household and a boarding house keeper, accompanied by daughters Teresa (b:1882), Miriam (b:1886 Endon Staffs) and Esther (b: 1893). Two young men were boarding with them. By 1911 Rachel was a widow and her occupation was a "photographer", She was working from home on her own account at 108 Norfolk Street, Kings Lynn, Norfolk. With her at that address were: her sister Minnie, (b:1862 at Tunstall Staffs), daughter Esther (b:1893 Tunstall Staffs), daughter Adelaide Tayler (b: 1886 Endon), her husband Charles Tayler and their two children, Norman and Keith Tayler. In addition to Rachel being a photographer, daughter Esther was also a photographer, employed at home by Rachel, and the son in law, Charles Tayler, was a cinematograph proprietor. Presumably at some point around 1905/6 Rachel was living in Peterborough working from 40 Westgate, or had opened a second studio at that address.
References: Kelly's Directory of Northamptonshire 1906. Kelly's Directory of Norfolk 1912

Name:   HARMSWORTH, William E.L.  b:1902       d:
Address: 154 Lincoln Road, Peterborough
Working Dates: c.1939
Subjects, styles, advertising, other relevant information: In the 1939 Register William, a single man, was shown as a "Photographer, camera operator". He was living at the above addrress with two ladies, Catherine E English b:1879 and Catherine Padgett b: 1872. Details of his employer are currently unknown.
References: 1939 Register

Name:   HARPER, Lesley  b:       d:
Address: 11 Balsham Road, Fulbourn, Cambridgeshire
Working Dates: c.2000
Subjects, styles, advertising, other relevant information: specialist wedding photographer
References: Cambridge Yellow Pages 2000

Name:  HARRIS   b:       d:
Address: Mill Hill Newmarket
Working Dates: c. 1874
Subjects, styles, advertising, other relevant information: See below example reverse of carte de visite by H Payne, Mill Hill, Newmarket, indicating that his business predecessor was Harris. No obvious trace in the 1871 Census.
References: No trace in local trade directories.

Reverse of Payne carte de visite

Name:   HARRIS, Frank  b: 1865 Bath Somerset      d:
Address: 226 Cromwell Road, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Working Dates: c.1891
Subjects, styles, advertising, other relevant information: In 1891 Frank Harris is listed as a photographic artist, living at 226 Cromwell Road, Peterborough with his family. His family comprised his wife Kate, b:1866 Tonbridge Kent and children Archibald b:1886 Sevenoaks Kent and Mabel b: 1889 Lewes, Kent. By 1901 Frank had changed his profession and moved with his family to Kent. He was an umbrella manufacturer living at 126 High Street, Tonbridge Kent.
References: England census 1891, 1901, 1911

Name: HARRISON, b: d:
Address: 5 Chesterton Road, Cambridge
Working dates: c.1860s
Subjects, styles, advertising, other relevant information: At the present time all that is known of this photographer comes from the chance survival of one of his / her cartes de visite, depicted below. This appears to date from the 1860s - the mount has square corners, and caries a simple belt design with the photographer's surname, the address at 5 Chesterton Road Cambridge and a negative no - 389. The image of a middle aged lady is badly faded and has been carelessly stuck upside down on the mount. The address at 5 Chesterton Road was that of photographer Frances Nichols. Frances was at this address in 1861 when she was a lodging house keeper, but ten years later, when she was 66 years of age, her occupation was shown as a photographer. There is nobody with the surname Harrison at the address in the census returns of 1861 or 1871. Frances' husband, John Nichols, died in 1865 and by 1869 she appeared in the Kelly's Directory as a photographer at 5 Chesterton Road. Harrison may have been an employee of Frances, he could have been an occupant of 5 Chesterton Road before Frances moved there, or he could have been a lodger there who got Frances into the photographic business. Hopefully more information will come to light in due course enabling this photographer to be identified.

Carte de visite, Harrison, CambridgeReverse of Harrison carte de visite, Cambridge

Name: HARRY, Edith Mary b:1880 Oxwich, Gower, Glamorganshire d:
Address: 16 Milton Road, Cambridge 1901, 23 Collier Road, Cambridge 1911
Working dates: c.1901 - 1911
Subjects, styles, advertising, other relevant information: In the 1901 Census Edith was shown as a photographer's assistant, living at 16 Milton Road Cambridge, stepdaughter to the head of the household. In the 1911 census Edith was again shown as a photographer's assistant, at 23 Collier Road Cambridge, the home of the Irons family - She was the step daughter of George Irons, b: 1851 Swaffham Prior Cambs, a butler and daughter of Mary Ann Irons b:1852 Dartmouth.
References:

Name: HARVEY, Richard b:1868 d:
Address: Strathmore, Downham, near Ely Cambs
Working dates: pre 1939
Subjects, styles, advertising, other relevant information: The 1939 Register lists Richard as a retired photographer, at the above address. At the same address was Julia Harvey b:1871.
References: 1939 Register

Name: HASDELL, Betty Frances. Née Doone b:1918 d:2006
Address: 77 Willsden Avenue, Peterborough
Working dates: c. 1939
Subjects, styles, advertising, other relevant information: Betty was shown in the 1939 Register at the above address with her parents, Henry F Doone b:1889 and Ruby M Doone b:1892. Also living there was brother Richard E Doone b: 1920. Betty was shown as a commercial photographer, seeking work. In 1940 she married Eric H Hasdall. Her employment history as a photographer is currently unknown. In 2002 Betty and Eric were still in Peterborough at 8 Ivy Grove.
References:

Name: HASELDINE, George Frederick b:1858 Wansford d:1939 Peterborough
Address: Wansford, near Peterborough
Working dates: c. 1906
Subjects, styles, advertising, other relevant information: The only hint we have that George Frederick Haseldine was a photographer comes from a single copyright submission he made to Stationers' Hall in 1906. He does not appear in local directories as a photographer, nor is photography shown as his main occupation in any census returns. At best therefore photography was a secondary occupation for George and time will tell whether any examples of his work come to light. In 1891 George was a clerk, living with his parents, at the Wansford Post Office where his father, Thomas Haseldine, was the postmaster. In 1892 George married Emma Smith, b:1857 at Wansford, a farmer's daughter. By 1901 George and Emma had a three year old daughter, Dorothy, and the family were still living in Wansford, with George employed as a post office clerk. On 13th November 1906 George submitted to Stationers' Hall for copyright purposes a photograph he had taken of the exterior of Water Newton church, Huntingdonshire: Copyright owner of work: George Frederick Haseldine, Wansford, Northamptonshire. Copyright author of work: George Frederick Haseldine, Wansford, Northamptonshire. Form completed: 13 November 1906. In 1911 George, Emma and daughter Dorothy were still living in Wansford, but George's occupation was a rate collector and the Secretary of the Odd Fellows Friendly Society.
References: TNA COPY 1/503/409

Name:  HASTINGS, Perry  b:       d:
Address:  2 Felton Street, Cambridge in 1985, by 1990 and at least until 2000 at 22 Derby Road, where Edward Leigh had his custom built studio.
Working Dates: 1984 – still in business in 2016
Subjects, styles, advertising, other relevant information:
References: Cambridge Yellow Pages 1985, 1990, 1995, 1997, 1998 and 2000, http://www.perryhastings.co.uk  

Name:  HAWKINS, Peter b:       d:
Address: 119 Mill Road, Cambridge
Working Dates: c.1982
Subjects, styles, advertising, other relevant information:
References: Cambridge Yellow Pages 1982

Name: HAYCRAFT, Dona   b:       d:
Address:  52 Covent Garden, Cambridge
Working Dates: 1982 and still in business in 2016
Subjects, styles, advertising, other relevant information: photo library and general commercial photography
References: Cambridge Yellow Pages 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1990, 1995, 1997, 1998, 2000, http://www.donahaycraftphotography.co.uk/

HAYDON - see BRADLEY, William

Name: HAYLES, William Henry   b: 1868 Cambridge      d:1945
Address:  9A Union Road, Cambridge
Working Dates: 1891- 1930s
Subjects, styles, advertising, other relevant information: William Henry Hayles was the son of a carpenter/builder of the same name and in 1881 the family lived at 9A Union Road, Cambridge. By 1891 a lot had changed and William Henry had married (Alice Hayles b: 1872 Seaview, Isle of Wight), was living at 38 Blenheim Gardens Willesden and was a photographer and an employer. Ten years later in 1901 he was back at 9A Union Road, Cambridge, described as single and an electrician, working as an employee. Ten years later in 1911 he was still at the same address, single, but working for the University of Cambridge as a lecture assistant in the Physics Laboratory. There are a number of indications that he was practicing photography, either as a serious amateur or as a secondary occupation, in Cambridge, both before and after his work as a professional in Willesden. WH Hayles was an active organiser of the first Cambridge Camera Club – he was their lantern slide projector owner and operator, (Cambridge Independent Press 6 Sept 1890 p8). At the Club in June 1891 he won a certificate for his lantern slides, (Cambridge Independent Press 27 June 1891 p8). The Cambridge Chronicle 9 November 1891 records the award of a photographic prize. In 1898 WH Hayles was the Secretary of the YMCA Camera Club in Cambridge, (Cambridge Independent Press 21 Oct 1898 p7). The Seventh Annual New Museums Club Outing took place in June 1899 and the participants were photographed by Mr Hayles on their way to Norwich (Cambridge Daily News 29 June 1899 P2). Hayles was on the local organising committee for the 1902 Photographic Convention of the United Kingdom. Hayles was involved in the management of the Cambridge and District Photographic Society after its formation in 1904. He was elected their lanternist (Cambridge Independent Press 1 July 1904 p8) and was a prize winner at their Annual Exhibition (Cambridge Independent Press, 3 Nov 1905 p 5). In 1916 Hayles gave a lantern lecture to the Cambridge and District Photographic Society on “Charcoal burning” and “Coal mining” (Society minutes 23 May 1916). At the 2016 exhibition "Hide and Seek - Looking for Children in the Past" at the Cambridge Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, a slide exhibition of children playing games included a slide of "May Garlands", with children holding garlands of flowers, dated 1904 and bearing the label "W.H.Hayles Maker, Cambridge". There are two submissions of William's work to Stationers' Hall for copyright purposes. These were:
1) Photograph of Professor J J Thomson in the laboratory. Form completed: 16 May 1904.TNA COPY 1/473/238 and
2) Photograph of the new 'Agriculture' building of Cambridge University. Form completed: 22 April 1910. COPY 1/544/192.
A number of William's photographs are held on deposit in the Cambridgeshire Collection and he is recorded in the Cambridge Antiquarian Society Photographic Record Donors 1932.
References:
www.maa.cam.ac.uk. Mike Petty, Eye on the Past, Cambridge Weekly News 13/11/1991.

Name:  HAYLOCK, Edward Charles  b: 1846 March, Cambs    d: 1921
Address: High Street March
Working Dates: 1871-1920
Subjects, styles, advertising, other relevant information: In 1871 Edward was a "stationer and music teacher" in High Street March, the son of a cabinet maker. In 1881 he was in the same location an "organist and stationer", in 1891 "teacher of music, bookseller and stationer". In 1901 He was a "bookseller, stationer and music teacher", two of his sons, Albert Edward and Arthur, assisting in the business and a third son, Ernest, was a printer. In the 1911 census, EC Haylock is shown as "bookseller, stationer and dealer in fancy goods" at 4 High Street March Cambs, living with his wife Sarah Ann (b:1846 Holbeach Lincs) and daughter Edith Mary (b:1884 March). He published local postcards - actual photographer not known.
References: Mike Petty, The Photographers, (a handlist of local photographers), Cambridge, Cambridgeshire Collection, 1992

Name:  HAYNES and GREEN (Frederick Haynes and William Green of Long Row Nottingham)
Address: Park Road, Peterborough
Working Dates: c.1885
Subjects, styles, advertising, other relevant information: No trace has been found of this firm in local Peterborough directories. Their operation in Peterborough is demonstrated by the cartes de visite below. The first is marked in manuscript as a studio portrait of "Jack Rowe, Champion Cyclist": a very athletic looking young man standing holding a lightweight (for the period) bicycle. The rear of the carte, printed by Marion & Co, Paris, simply states "Haynes and Green, Photographers, Park Road, Peterboro" - it is from negative no 931. (Simon Shirley Collection) c.1880s? The second carte de visite of a young man with floral buttonhole is of identical format, but lacks a negative number. The Marion code reads: "Marion. Imp. Paris."_._ (author's collection). The third carte de visite, cropped top and bottom to fit in an album, shows that this Peterborough firm was in fact the Nottingham photographic partnership of Frederick Haynes and William Green,17 Long Row Nottingham, which had also taken over the local Peterborough studio of Walter Beales. This third carte (author's collection) is of a lady with curly hair with baby, with, in manuscript on the reverse, the legend "Mrs Percy when she was six months old".

Below is the notice from the London Gazette of 24th September 1886 dissolving the Haynes and Green partnership - the business then to be continued by William Green. Perhaps the expansion of the firm into Peterborough stretched them too far. The 1881 census does not show the address of 17 Long Row as a photographers, so the firm may only have existed after April 1881 and before July 1886. The partnership advertised regularly in the Nottingham Evening Post between 15th May 1884 and 29th November 1884, proclaiming that "The Best and cheapest portraits can be obtained at Haynes and Green's photographers 17 Long Row Nottingham".

The following are probably the partners concerned - a powerful combination of an experienced portrait painter and a photographer.

Frederick Haynes was the son of Frederick Haynes a portrait painter (b:1832 at Carrington Nottingham). In 1861 Frederick (senior) and his family were resident at Carrington Street, Nottingham. Frederick (senior) was married to Mary Jane Haynes (b:1839 Newstead Notts). Their children were Frederick (Junior) (b:1859 Chillwell Notts), and Alice (b:1861 Notts). They had a live-in servant, Anna Royce. In 1871 Frederick (senior) and his family were living at Washingborough Lincolnshire. The family had grown with the addition of Elleanor (b:1865 Nottingham), Horace (b:1867 Lincoln) and Charles Dickson (b:1870 Washingborough Lincs). The family had a general servant, Alice Bands (b:1850, Lincolnshire). By 1881 Frederick (Senior) was a widower living in Basford, Notts. Frederick Haynes (Junior) was living with his younger brother, Horace, at 79 Caroline Street, Nottingham. Frederick (Junior) was also shown in 1881 as a "portrait painter". After the end of the partnership with William Green, in 1891 Frederick Haynes Jnr was working in photography as a colourist and enlarger, he was living at 8 Lichfield Road, Mile End, London with his wife Emily Ruth Haynes b:1862 at Bicken Lincs.

In 1901 Frederick Haynes was living at Lewisham where his occupation was shown as a "photographic enlarger" and an employer of others. Living with Frederick and his wife Emily was a boarder, Howard Hill, b: 1879 at Kentish Town, who was employed as a "photographic enlarger", presumably by Frederick. In 1911 Frederick was still a photographic colourist, an employer, working from his home at 12 Hawstead Road Catford with wife Emily and an adopted daughter, Olive Constant Lee (b:1904 Lewisham). Frederick died in Lewisham in 1912.

William Green was born in Basford Notts in 1850. In the 1871 census he was living in Maude Street, Canning Town, with his wife Elizabeth and working as a labourer in India Rubber. By 1881 William was living in Nottingham at 7 Sherwin Street. He was a "commercial traveler in photography". Living with the family was an apprentice photographer, Christie Ventham (b:1864 at Canning Town). By 1891 William had moved to Camberwell. He was then described as a "photographic operator", his daughter Rosetta (b:1875 Canning Town) was his "photographic Assistant". By 1901 William was at St Johns Hill Battersea - a photographer working from home. Three of his daughters were described as "photographers assistants" working from home. The daughters were: Ada Elizabeth (b:1873 Canning Town), Gertrude Maria (b:1879 Basford Notts) and Ethel Beatrice (b:1882 Basford Notts). William died in 1920.

References:
No trace has yet been found of this firm in local trade directories.

Carte de visite by Haynes and Green of cyclist Jack RoweReverse of Haynes and Green Carte de visite

Haynes and Green Carte de visiteReverse of Haynes and Green carte de visite

Carte de visite Haynes & GreenReverse of Haynes and Green Carte

Notice dissolving the partnership of Haynes and Green

Name:  HAYNES, James Lawrence (Laurie) b:1872 Cambridge d:1963
Address: 90 Norfolk Street Cambridge, Hills Road Cambridge
Working Dates: c.1914 – 1940s
Subjects, styles, advertising, other relevant information: Laurie "Hummer" Haynes kept the Post Office & grocer's shop at the corner of Norfolk and St Matthews Streets. His father, Moses, had started the business when Norfolk Street first began in the 1880s. In the 1901 census Laurie was shown as a grocer – a shopkeeper and employer at 90 Norfolk Street, where he lived with his wife Annie and daughter Dorothea Olive. The family had a live-in 14 year old servant. In the 1911 census Laurie, his wife Annie and three daughters, Olive, Rita and Jean were listed at 90 Norfolk Street Cambridge where Laurie was the sub-postmaster and grocer.   
Mike Petty relates “Laurie is remembered for his careful accounting, keeping petty cash books which allowed him to check up on the price of a dustbin bought many years before and even saving his bus tickets in a neat pile in his roll top bureau.  Such careful habits brought their reward, allowing him and his family to enjoy the luxuries of life - a holiday in Switzerland, the odd trip to London to visit a Turkish Bath and "Homely" - a cabin cruiser on the Cam.”  
Kelly’s Directory shows Laurie as the sub postmaster in 1935/6 but he retired in his early sixties and his shop was taken over by the Co-op. He set up home in Hills Road where he converted one of the basement rooms into a darkroom. Laurie’s photographic interests started before this as some of his earlier works can be dated to around 1914. He joined the Cambridge and District Photographic Society in February 1916. Many local topics caught his eye including St Matthews Church, gypsy caravans on Midsummer Common and the horse drawn trams which he photographed shortly before their last journey in 1914.  Like others he was attracted by the great water mills at Grantchester and at Cambridge mill pond, but unlike most he took his camera inside to capture the machinery and the sacks of flour awaiting delivery to the station. Indeed it his interiors which pay testimony to the skills of an amateur photographer with extraordinary skills. In addition to a number of his photographs appearing in the illustrations index of the Cambridgeshire collection, they also hold 119 of his negatives. The image below shows Laurie behind the counter in his shop around 1910 – produced with permission of the Cambridgeshire collection (catalogue P.HAY.K1)
References: Mike Petty, An Eye On The Past Cambridge Weekly News 20 Nov1991 from whose research most of the above is derived.

Laurie Haynes behind the counter of his shop c.1910 

Name:  HAZELDINE,  Charles  Henry  Boswell           b:       d:
Address: London Road Chatteris
Working Dates: c.1892
Subjects, styles, advertising, other relevant information:
References: Mike Petty, The Photographers, (a handlist of local photographers), Cambridge, Cambridgeshire Collection, 1992. The Kelly's directory entry of 1892 shows CHB Hazeldene as a photographer in Chatteris - there is no trace of such a person listed in the census returns for England. There was also in 1892 in London Road Chatteris a Charles Hazeldine, castrator and baker, the entry preceding that of CHB Hazeldine - could this possibly be a misprint in the directory of some sort?
Kelly's Directory of Cambridgeshire 1892

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