Gregory, Charles Hutton

BORN 14 Oct 1817, London: Woolwich - DIED 10 Jan 1898, London
GRAVE LOCATION London: Brompton Cemetery, Old Brompton Road, West Brompton (4W 76,,0 x 6,,0)

Charles Hutton Gregory was the son of the mathematician Dr Olinthus Gilbert Gregory (1774-1841) who was a teacher at the military academy in Woolwich.

Charles was a consulting engineer for several railway companies, based in Ceylon, Trinidad and other locations. In 1842-1843 he introduced semaphore signalling in England. He was a member of the Channnel Tunnel Committee in 1882.

In 1894 he married the actress Fanny Stirling, but she died the following hear. He lived until 1898 and died in London.

• Wife: Stirling, Fanny (1894-1895)


The grave of Sir Charles Hutton Gregory and Fanny Stirling at Brompton Cemetery, London.
Picture by Androom (19 Aug 2017)


Charles Hutton Gregory - Wikipedia

Greiner, Otto

Published: 14 Oct 2017
Last update: 07 May 2021