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Place: Como

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1830-1883 - Charles Street (Clerkenwell) Instrument Making & Trade & Italy & place: Como Instrument maker Francis Augustus Pizzala was born about 1813 in Como. He moved to London in 1830. From 1840 to 1846 he ran his business as a maker 1830-1879 - Hatton Gardens (Camden) Instrument Making & Royalty & Trade & Italy & place: Como Maker of scientific instruments Enrico [Henry] Angelo Ludovico Negretti was born on 13 November 1818 in Como. His father operated a horse-drawn 1821-1908 - Granville Square (Clerkenwell) Caricaturists & Trade & Italy & place: Como Antonio Grego, a native of Como, settled in London before 1821 as a looking-glass manufacturer, the firm becoming Susan Grego & Sons in 1839, and 1799-1897 - Hatton Garden (Camden) Instrument Making & Trade & Italy & place: Como In 1799 instrument maker Caesar Tagliabue who originated from the Como area established a company in Holborn. Before the end of 1820 he had moved to 1792-1839 - Newman Street (Fitzrovia) Royalty & Sculpture & Italy & place: Como Sculptor Peter Turnerelli was born in Belfast, the son of Iacomo [James] Turnerelli. His grandfather was a refugee whose surname was Tognarelli and 1780-1981 - High Holborn (Holborn) Instrument Making & Trade & Italy & Place: Como Lake Como was part of the Grand Tour and the scientific skills of local instrument makers were communicated in writings of travellers to the region.