WAGNER, William Edward (1814-1875) — London
Lithographer and artist. Produced Map of Montenegro 1860; James Grantham, Map of the colony of Natal 1863, etc., for the Topographical Department of the War Office.
Wagner was baptised (as Vagner) at St. Mary Lambeth 14 Aug 1814, the son of William George Vagner, a schoolmaster, and his wife Elizabeth Batchelor, who had married the previous year. He was recorded as a widower with a four-year-old son in 1851. Papers relating to a legal case brought against Wagner by Sarah Cole in 1852 are in the National Archives. His second wife Ernestine Bathilde (d.1879) was from France. Wagner died aged sixty 15 Feb 1875 and administration of his effects, valued at under £200, was granted to her 8 Mar 1875. He was buried at Abney Park Cemetery, Stoke Newington.
2 Hanover Street, Mayfair (home) — 1851
1 Hedley Villas, Shaftesbury Road, Hammersmith (home) — 1861-1871
Census 1851-1871. COPAC. Jewitt. NA.