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Christian Salvesen

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(Salve) Christian (Frederick) Salvesen of Christian Salvesen and Co

1827 Born in Mandal, Norway[1], son of Thomas Salvesen[2]

1849 A merchant, he arrived in Newcastle from Finland[3]

Naturalized British Subject

1852 Taken into partnership by Johan Theodor Salvesen

1861 Christian Salvesen 34, shipbroker and merchant, lived in Leith with Amelia Salvesen 32, Thomas Salvesen 6, Frederick Salvesen 5, Edward Salvesen 3, Marie Salvesen 2, Mathilde Salvesen 2 Mo[4]

1891 Christian Salvesen 64, Shipowner & Shipbroker, lived in Leith, with Amalie Salvesen 62, Frederick Salvesen 35, Shipowner & Shipbroker, Marie Salvesen 32, Theadore Salvesen 28, Shipowner & Shipbroker, Madge Salvesen 26, and grandchildren Dorothy Salvesen 3, Ernest Salvesen 1[5]

1911 Died in Edinburgh

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Sources of Information

  1. Find a Grave
  2. BMD
  3. Alien Arrivals
  4. 1861 census
  5. 1891 census