+44 7831 561042

Eighteenth Century Steel Tinder Box

hover over image to zoom

John Hobson, School Master of Higham. 

Born in Derbyshire in 1722, he married Elizabeth Siddall.  Together they had six children. He died in 1770, in the parish of Shireland, Derby, England.  

This steel tinder box, dating from the middle of the eighteenth century, was his. It is engraved with his name, profession and his place of residence.

3 7/8 in x 2 3/8 in x 1 1/8 in 



Item Code: 4863

£ 550

Enquire about this item