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Louis Rudolph Bodmer

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Louis Rudolph Bodmer (c1821-1892)

c1821 Born the son of John George Bodmer

1853 Married at Kensington to Emily Hick the daughter of Benjamin Hick

1853 Birth of son George Rudolph Bodmer

1869 Patent. '1499. And Rudolph Bodmer, of Hosborn House, Holland Park, in the county of Middlesex, John James Bodmer, of Newport, in the county of Monmouth, and Louis Rudolph Bodmer, of No. 2, Lansdown-road, Notting-hill, in the county of Middlesex, have given the like notice in respect of the invention of "improvements in fire grates applicable to steam boiler furnaces and other furnaces."'[1]

1869 Dissolution of the partnerships R. and L. R. Bodmer and Bodmer Brothers in which he was a partner.

1881 Living at 2 Lansdowne Road, Kensington: Louis R. Bodmer (age 60 born Zurich), Mechanical Engineer. With his wife Emily Bodmer (age 46 born Bolton). Also his sister-in-law Eliza R. Bird (age 59 born Bolton), Widow. Two servants.[2]

1892 October 10th. Died. Of 2 Lansdowne Road, Kensington. Probate to his widow Emily Bodmer.[3]

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