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Frank Kayser

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Major Frank Kayser (c1873-1954?) of Kayser, Ellison and Co

c1873 Born at Sheffield the son of Charles William Kayser and his wife Sarah

1881 Living at 440 Glossop Road, Ecclesall Bierlow, Sheffield (age 8 born Sheffield). With his mother Sarah, Steel Manufacturer's Wife and siblings. [1]

1891 Living at Brush House, Ecclesfield (age 18 born Sheffield), Clerk. In the house of his parents Charles W. Kayser (age 49 born Rhenish, Prussia), Steel File Manufacturer, and Sarah (age 50 born Yorkshire). Also Uncle Julius Kayser (age 40 born Rhenish, Prussia), Clerk. Also siblings and servants of Frank listed. [2]

1892 Promoted to 2nd Lieutenant [3]

1901 At York. A Lieutenant in the Cavalry (age 28 born Hallamshire) [4]

1905 First shareholder in Austin with Herbert Austin

1954 Q4. Possible record of his death at Hitchin

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Sources of Information

  1. 1881 Census
  2. 1891 Census
  3. The Yorkshire Herald, and The York Herald, Tuesday, December 20, 1892
  4. 1901 Census