Thomas Walsh

WALSH, Thomas (1803?-1870) — London

Engraver. Engraved the contours for Robert William Mylne, Topographical map of London and its environs 1851 — printed in colour by Joseph Aresti and published by James Wyld 2 (for whom see BME 2011).

Born in Bethnal Green in or about 1803, the son of Francis Walsh and his wife Martha Mitchell, who had married in 1800. Walsh married Rhoda Street (1803?-1872) at St. Leonard Shoreditch on 15 Aug 1824. He was specifically recorded as a map engraver on the 1851 census return, when resident with his wife Rhoda and eight children, two of whom, Francis John Thomas Walsh and Arthur Walsh (b.1835) were already apprenticed as engravers, while their younger brother Bernard Oliver Walsh (1840-1898) was also to become a map engraver. Thomas Walsh died in the summer of 1870.

Clarendon Square, St. Pancras — 1826
St. Helena Place, Clerkenwell — 1829-1831
St. Chad’s Row, St. Pancras — 1834-1835
Chalton Street, St. Pancras — 1837
4 Walford Street, St. Pancras — 1841-1851
13 Dukes Terrace, St. James Road, Islington — 1861

Census 1841-1861. COPAC. Hyde.

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