Hertfordshire Postcard Artists, Photographers, Publishers, etc.

Henry George Moulden


of Hitchin


Henry George Moulden lived in Hitchin all his life, and was working as a photographic artist  - possibly for Latchmore or Nichols. He had his own studio by 1886, near The Biggin, moving to the High Street in the early 20th century. The examples of his work, below range from carte de visite to postcards, including some of the First World War.

(Note that at the time of preparing this timeline the most relevant local papers were still not available on the British Newspaper Archive)


date   source   data
1861   baptism   Henry George Moulden, son of Joseph (shoemaker) and Eliza, at Hitchin 9th August 1861.
1871   census   1 year old Henry Moulden with parents Joseph (boot maker & publican) and Eliza (boot binder), and sister Annie (6) in Bucklesbury Street, Hitchin.
1881   census   19 year old Henry Moulden, photographic artist, with parents Joseph (boot maker) and Eliza (boot binder),and sister Annie (16, dress maker) in Biggin Lane, Hitchin.
1886   directory   Henry George Moulden, photographer & teacher of music, The Biggin, Hitchin in 1871
1886 (27 February)   Herts Mercury   Mr. H. G. Moulden plate a pianoforte solo at the Workman's Hall, Hitchin
1890   directory   Henry George Moulden, photographer & teacher of music, The Biggin, Hitchin
1891   census   29 year old Henry G Moulden, photographer, with parents Joseph (shoemaker) and Eliza, in Biggin Lane, Hitchin.
1893   Leighton Buzzard Observer   ... Mr. H. G. Moulden, A.C.O. (organist of Hitchin Parish Church)
1894 (31 August)   Luton Times   Mr. H. G. Moulden, A. C. O., organist of St Mary's, Church, Hitchin, has composed a collection of "Eight Kyries."
1895 (26 July)   Luton Times   Mr. H. G. Moulden, organist of Hitchin Parish Church, has obtained the F.R.C.O. diploma.
1897 (31 July)   The Star   At a wedding at St Ippolyts Parish Church ...  Before the service Mr. H. G. Moulden, F.R.C.O., played appropriate  music, and at the conclusion the "Wedding March." ... A photograph of the wedding was taken by Mr. Moulden, of the Biggin Studio, Hitchin. ...

Handbook to Hitchin


1901   census   39 year old Henry G Moulden, photographer & organist, with widowed father Joseph (retired shoemaker), sister Annie M Anderson (35) and brother-in-law Jhn Anderson(38, carpenter) at St Mary's school, Hitchin
1903   post card  

Sign to H. G. Moulden's Studio on shop by Church Gates, Hitchin.

Detail from Frith's post card of Church Gates which was photographed in 1903

1911   census   ?
1912   directory   Henry George Moulden, F.R.C.O., organist to nthe parish church  photographer, 27a, High Street, Hitchin.
1916 (23 Dec)   Herts Mercury   Death of Parish Organist. - The news of the death on Friday last week [Dec15] of Mr. Henry George Moulden, F.R.C.O., cast a gloom over the town, for few men had gained the affection of the townspeople as had the deceased. The late Mr. Moulden died after a short illness of Bright's disease at the age of 55 years. He was organist and choirmaster of St. Mary's Church and a Freemason, and in business life was a photographer and music dealer. Townspeople paid a remarkable tribute at the funeral on Wednesday.
1922   directory   Frederick Charles Sharp, photographer, 27a High Street, Hitchin.

Some CDV by Moulden


View Post cards by Mouldon


Box Trees, Hermitage Road, Hitchin

Published by H. G. Moulden, Photo, Hitchin

Posted 1905







Tilehouse Street, Hitchin

Publisher H. G. Moulden, Photo, Hitchin

Posted 1905


First World War Post Cards by Moulden

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