According to according to the Sketch of the Life of Robert Ball Hughes by Mrs. E. Ball Hughes, Ball Hughes father, John Hallett Hughes (1773-1824/1827), was a carriage maker. He was married to Amelia Susannah (Rogers) Hughes who was believed to have been a cooper in London.
Ball Hughes exhibited a portrait bust of his father at the Royal Academy in London in 1822.
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