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Fritz Poppe

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Rubber manufacturer

c.1876 Born in Germany, son of Fritz Poppe Senior

1901 Lodging in Bloomsbury with Ludwig Poppe and others[1]

1905 A merchant living in Hammersmith, married Rose Cheeseman in Brondesbury, London[2]

1911 Managing director of a rubber company, living in Isleworth with Rose Henrietta Poppe 28, Elfriede Poppe 5, Sidney Fritz Poppe 3[3]. At the same time, Ludwig Poppe (born 1882 in Germany), rubber merchant, was boarding in Kensington[4]

Presumably connected with Poppe and Co and its successor Isleworth Rubber Co

1923 presumably was in business as F. Poppe, rubber tyre dealers

1926 of Isleworth, applied for naturalisation[5]. NB August Ludwig Poppe of Twickenham applied for naturalisation at the same time.

1929 Death of Rose Poppe[6]

1932 Both Fritz and August Ludwig Poppe were in business at Sherland Rd, Twickenham (residential addressed also given)[7]

1935 August Ludwig Poppe died; Fritz Poppe, rubber manufacturer, was one of his executors[8]

1947 Died in Sussex, of the Poppe Rubber and Tyre Co of Hammersmith[9]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1901 census
  2. Marriage register
  3. 1911 census
  4. 1911 census
  5. The Times, Jun 30, 1926
  6. The Times Mar 08, 1929
  7. London Electoral Registers
  8. National Probate Calendar
  9. The Times Mar 08, 1947