Purchased by the Library from W.R. Smith, 21 August, 1947.
OLD NO. Kq 860
Administrative / biographical background:
Hugh Hornby (1792 - 1875) of Sandown Hall, Wavertree, and the firm of H. and J. Hornby, merchants, was prominent in local political and municipal affairs being elected Mayor of Liverpool in 1838. Hugh Frederick Hornby (1826 - 1899) was his son.