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Albert Charles Augustus Holzapfel

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Albert Charles Augustus Holzapfel (c1853-1933 )

ca.1853 Born in Germany

1877 Married in Newcastle to Margaret Ann Ward

1879 Became naturalised British subject

1885 Continued the business as ship owners and brokers in Newcastle-upon-Tyne after his partner, George William Ward, left[1]

1891 Living at 22 Addiscombe Road, Croydon: Albert C. A. Holzapfel (age 38 born Germany (naturalized)), Manufacturer of Compositions - Employer. With his wife Margaret A. Holzapfel (age 33 born Yarmouth) and their seven children; Albert G. Holzapfel (age 12 born Newcastle); Theodore W. Holzapfel (age 11 born Newcastle); Margaret Holzapfel (age 9 born Newcastle); Julius G. Holzapfel (age 7 born Newcastle); Dorothea K. Holzapfel (age 5 born Gateshead); George L. Holzapfel (age 2 born Annerley); and Hilda Holzapfel (age 3 months born Croydon). Also his mother-in-law Ann Ward. Three servants.[2]

1901 Albert C Holtzapfel 48, paint and compositions manufacturer, employer, lived in Newcastle with Margaret A Holtzapfel 43, Julius Holtzapfel 19, George Holtzapfel 12, Hilda Holtzapfel 10, Arthur Holtzapfel 6, Rudolph Holtzapfel 6 months[3]

1911 Albert Charles Augustus Holzapfel 58, manufacturer of ship's compositions, employer, lived in Petersham with Dorothy Kate Holzapfel 25, Hilda Holzapfel 20, Arthur Max Nathaniel Holzapfel 16, Julia Holzapfel 6, Anita Holzapfel 4[4]

1914 Vice Consul to Argentine Republic; address given as Holzapfels Ltd, Milburn House, Dean Street.[5]

c.1933 Died in Germany on a visit from the USA; he had been succeeded by his son Arthur as head of International Paint Co Inc.[6]

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Sources of Information

  1. London Gazette 17 Mar 1885
  2. 1891 Census
  3. 1901 census
  4. 1911 census
  5. Newcastle Directory
  6. Newspaper obituary