Henry Bruton (auctioneer)

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Henry Bruton was an auctioneer and the founder of the firm now known as Bruton Knowles.

In 1862, Henry Bruton moved to Gloucester and formed the estate agents and auctioneers Bruton, Knowles & Co. in partnership with William Knowles.[1]

His sons were Henry Bruton and the member of Parliament for Gloucester Sir James Bruton.[2]


  1. 150 years of Estates Gazette features S&A. Estates Gazette, 7 August 2008. Retrieved 17 May 2016.
  2. "Members of Parliament for Gloucestershire and Bristol, 1900-29: Part I. Gloucestershire" by Sir Francis Hyett in Transactions, Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society, Vol. 51, pp. 344-345, 1929. Retrieved 17 May 2016.