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Philip Louis Renouf

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Philip Louis Renouf (1858-1915) of Humber

1877 Cambridge University. 'Adm. pens. at TRINITY, Oct. 11, 1877. [Only] s. of [Sir] Pierre le Page, of 22, Lambourne Road, Clapham, London [Keeper of the Egyptian and Assyrian Antiquities, British Museum] (and Ludovica, dau. of Brentano La Roche, of Frankfort, Germany). B. [Oct. 29], 1858, at Aschaffenburg, Germany. School, Westminster. Matric. Michs. 1877; B.A. 1884. Adm. at the Inner Temple, June 15, 1881. Employed with the Humber Motor Co. for many years. Inventor of many improvements in bicycles and motor cars; original patentee of four-wheel brakes. Died Aug. 23, 1915.'[1]

1897 Married at Holborn to Jane Tomlin

1911 Living at Hillside, Chester Road, Erdington: Philip Louis Renouf (age 53 born Aschaffenburg, Bavaria), Consulting Engineer - Patentee - Motor and Cycle factory - On Own Account. With his wife Jane Renouf (age 44 born Henley-on-Thames) and their two children Louis Resy Watt Renouf (age 23 born Lewisham), Teacher, and Lilian Rose Renouf (age 21 born Lewisham). One visitor.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. Cambridge University Alumni
  2. 1911 Census