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Daniel Siebe

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Daniel Edwards Siebe (1830-1866)

1830 March 21st. Baptised at Bloomsbury the son of Augustus Siebe, engineer, and his wife Susannah

1841 Living at St. Giles in the Fields: Augustus Siebe (age c50), Engineer. With his wife Susan Siebe (age c45) and their children Frederic Siebe (age c15), Engineer; Daniel Siebe (age c12) and Mary Siebe (age c5). Also Sarah Glidden (age c45). Two others (servants?).[1]

1851 Living at 5 Denmark Street, St. Giles, Mddx: Augustus Siebe (age 60 born Prussia), Engineer. With his wife Susan Siebe (age 55 born Shirwell, Devon) and their children Frederick Siebe (age 27 born London), Engineer (Visiting); Daniel Siebe (age 22 born London), Engineer (Visiting); Henry Siebe (age 19 born London), Engineer; and Mary Siebe (age 17 born London). Also his sister-in-law Sarah Gliddon (age 57 born Shirwell, Devon) and two visitors. Two servants.[2]

1855 Q4. Married

1850s In business with his brother as Siebe Brothers - manufactured James Harrison's ice-making machine.

1861 A Visitor at 4 Denmark Street, St. Giles, Mddx: Daniel Siebe (age 31 born London City). Engineer and his wife Jane Siebe (age 29 born Oxford) Green Grocer and their son Augustus Siebe (age 1 born St. Giles). In the house of William Whittaker (age 55) a Wood Turner and his wife Sophia Whittaker (age 32). Three servants.[3] Note: This is the next house to that of his parents.

1862 Patent to Daniel Edwards Siebe, of Mason-street, Lambeth, in the county of Surrey, Engineer and Machinist, for the invention of " improvements in machinery or apparatus for refrigerating or producing cold, part of which improvements are applicable also to other purposes.'[4]

1866 March 29th. Died. Of 26 Alfred Place, Bedford Square and late of 4 King Edward Street, Lambeth. Estate to Augustus Siebe (father) of 5 Denmark Street.

1873 Daniel Siebe's widow (Jane) was mentioned in Augustus Siebe's will[5].

1875 Jane Siebe left the partnership with H. J. West and G. C. J. de J. Vallon, refrigerating engineers[6] which continued as West and Du Vallon

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Sources of Information

  1. 1841 Census
  2. 1851 Census
  3. 1861 Census
  4. London Gazette 25 April 1862
  5. The Morning Post, 2 July 1872
  6. The Morning Post, 4 December 1875