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Hydrometer used in brewing and distilling

Date made: late 18th century

Description: Hydrometer for testing spirits.

Hydrometer owned in 1790 by Mrs Jane Robinson who appears on the 1841 census as a Publican, with son Henry, on King Street, Douglas. She appears on the 1851 Census as a publican at 2, Society Lane, Douglas. Jane was the mother of John and Henry Robinson, who designed and built the Douglas Court House, in 1841.

Measurements: overall: 3 x 9 cm

Materials: metal

Object name: hydrometer

Collection: Social History Collection

ID Number: 1954-3170


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