"Forrester was born of Scottish parents in Kingston upon Hull on 27 May 1809. In 1831 he moved to Porto (Oporto) in Portugal to join the port-exporting company of his uncle. He was a talented and controversial individual who became best-known for the…"
Hugh Owen 1784-1860 was a soldier in the Anglo-Portuguese army. He had a son, Hugh Owen, 1825-91 who served with the Portuguese army. But no connection with Hugh Owen the photographer from Bristol, 1808-97, as far as I can work…"
"Thanks, Richard. I have edited the Wikipedia article on Owen to insert the date of the Inauguration Meeting of the Society, which he attended and have also edited the article on Joseph James Forrester, inserting a para on his photography. I am…"
"By coincidence there were two Hugh Owens associated with Porto or Oporto. One was a military officer who fought in the Peninsular War and the other was the photographer. It appears that Joseph James Forrester knew them both. Owen, the military…"