Riding the wave

Instrument makers

Henry Barrow (1790-1870)

Manufacturer of nautical and topographical instruments

Active 1842-1864



Crown Court, Soho, London

Oxenden St., Haymarket, London

Worked for DOLLOND George and TROUGHTON Edward

In 1842 he took over the company of Thomas Charles ROBINSON

Took the names of ROBINSON & BARROW and then BARROW & CO.

After him, the company continued its activity as BARROW & OWEN

( Clifton 1995)

By Paola Presciuttini