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Robert James Moser

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Robert James Moser (1828-1908) of Moser and Sons

1828 Born in London the son of Richard Moser

1851 Living in Penge, Surrey: Richard Moser (age 69 born London), Iron Merchant and Widower. With his four children; Sarah Moser (age 27 born London); Henry Moser (age 25 born London), Iron Merchant; Robert Moser (age 23 born London), Clerk to iron merchant; and Susan Moser (age 20 born London). Two servants.[1]

1868 Patent to Robert James Moser, of the firm of Moser and Sons, of No. 165, High-street, Southwark, for an invention of "improvements in bellows applicable especially to portable and other forges." — Communicated to him from abroad by Messrs. John and Walter Bowden, residing at Brooklyn, New York, United States of America. Dated 28th January, 1868.[2]

1881 Robert J. Moser 52, iron merchant, lived in Bedford Square, London, with Elizabeth Moser 42, Florence Moser 24, Gertrude M. Moser 17, Katherine E. Moser 9, Oswald R. Moser 6, James N. Moser 6, Dorothy E. Moser 1[3]

1908 Died in Hampstead[4]


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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 Census
  2. The London Gazette 3 February 1871
  3. 1881 census
  4. National probate calendar