John Chubb (locksmith)
10 December 1816
Portsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
|Died||30 October 1872 (aged 55)
Brixton Rise, Surrey, England
|Occupation||Locksmith, Lock & Safe Manufacturer|
|Known for||Chubb Locks & Safes|
|Spouse(s)||1) Pricilla Withers 2) Eliza Bealey Bunting|
|Parent(s)||Charles Chubb & Maria Heyter|
John Chubb (10 December 1816 – 30 October 1872), was an English locksmith and inventor who patented many improvements to locks, safes and strong rooms.
He had married twice. His three sons John, George and Henry succeeded him in running the business, of whom George became Baron Hayter of Chislehurst in 1928.
- Lance Day, ed. (2003). Biographical Dictionary of the History of Technology. Ian McNeil. Taylor & Francis. pp. 260–1. ISBN 978-0-203-02829-2. Retrieved 24 September 2012.
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