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Theodore Bernard Andre

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Theodore Bernard Andre (1879-1939) of T. B. Andre and Salmon, T. B. Andre and Co and Silentbloc

c1879 Born in Epping, Essex.

1891 Listed as Thomas B. Andreae (age 12 born Epping, Essex). With parents Theodore H. (age 33 born Camberwell), East India Merchant and Nellie (age 32 born Epping). Also a visitor from Germany and a servant. [1]

1902 Manager to Edward de Poorter and Co of Great Tower Street, cycle agents and importers of the Belgian motor which is known as the Derby motor, for which they are sole agents [2]

Partner in T. B. Andre and Salmon

Founder of T. B. Andre and Co

1925 T. B. Andre were makers of Silent-bloc rubber bushed bearings and Hartford shock absorbers, and co-operating with H. G. Buckland they formed the Len Brake Co to make and sell the shoe

1935 Chairman and Managing Director of Silentbloc

1939 August 3rd. Died aged 60

1940 Notice about the estate of the recently deceased Theodore Bernard Andre of Smugglers, Bosham, Sussex and 53 Queen's Gate and Victoria Gardens, Notting Hill Gate. Automobile engineer. His will proved in 1939 by Agnes Dagmar Martina Andre. [3]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1891 Census
  2. http://www.oldbaileyonline.org/browse.jsp?path=sessionsPapers%2F19020210.xml
  3. The Times, Friday, Mar 01, 1940