Charles Bowles Hare - 1841-1911 (Sheriff - 1878)




Charles Bowles Hare was born on 6th June 1841 at 9 Saville Place, Clifton, son of Charles Bowles Hare.  He was head of the family firm of John Hare and Co. Ltd., which for many years manufactured paint, floor cloth and linoleum in the Temple Meads area.  He was also a director of Georges Brewery, the Bristol Waterworks and the Clifton Suspension Bridge Company.  He lived at Clarence House, 2 Clifton Park, Bristol. A Conservative Bristol councillor from 1871 to 1896 and and Alderman from 1896, he was Master of the Merchant Venturers in 1876 and Sheriff of Bristol in 1878.  He died on 11th October 1911 at the age of 70, while attending an exhibition at the Coliseum, Park Row, Bristol. He is buried at Arnos Vale Cemetery

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