Francis Dixon

Stannard & Dixon
View of the exterior of the Crystal Palace, erected in Hyde Park for the Great Exhibition; visitors from different nations in park in foreground. 1851. Lithograph with hand-colouring. Printed by Stannard & Dixon. © The Trustees of the British Museum. Museum number 1949, 1011.94.

DIXON, Francis (1811-1880) — London

Lithographer and lithographic printer. For work as “Stannard & Dixon”, see William Thomas Stannard.

Born at Alresford in Hampshire 13 Jan 1811 and baptised at Bishops Sutton 17 Mar 1811 — the son of John and Margaret Dixon. He married Ann(e) Bates at St. George Bloomsbury 21 Oct 1833. He was living in St. Pancras with his wife in 1861, at that time employing eight men and four boys. The “Stannard & Dixon” partnership with William Thomas Stannard was dissolved by mutual consent 30 June 1868, with Dixon retiring and Stannard continuing alone. He died 24 Aug 1880 at the age of seventy and was buried at Camden the following day. Probate on his personal estate of under £16,000 was granted to his widow and to John Butler, surveyor, 27 Oct 1880.

13 Richmond Buildings, Soho — 1851-1855

7 Poland Street — 1855-1868
— 9 Crescent Place, Mornington Crescent (home) — 1861-1880

BM. Census 1851-1871. LG.

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