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Alexander Lauder (1836-1921) of Lauder and Smith
1836 Born in London the son of John Lauder, a Timber merchant, and his wife Mary Sommerville
1861 Living at Pottington, Barnstaple: John Lauder (age 54 born Scotland), Timber merchant employing 5 men. With his wife Mary L. Lauder (age 53 born Landkey) and their children Alexander Lauder (age 25 born Grays Inn Lane, London), Artist (Painting); and Elizabeth Lauder (age 22 born Landkey). Also his brother-in-law Lewis Sommerville (age 56 born Landkey). One servant.
Head teacher of Barnstaple School of Art
1901 Living at Ravelin, Sowden lane, Barnstaple: Alexander Lauder (age 64 born London City), Architect and Employer. With his wife Mary Eliza Lauder (age 60 born Barnstaple) and their daughter Margaret Mary Lauder (age 23 born Barnstaple). One servant.