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Frederick Max Holzapfel

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Frederick Max Holzapfel (1887-1934)

1887 Born in Newcastle upon Tyne, the son of William Holzapfel, a Ship owner.

1901 Living at Mount Tavy, Tavistock, Devon: William Holzapfel (age 42 born Germany). With his wife Kate Holzapfel (age 41 born Holton, Suffolk) and their two sons Frederick Holzapfel (age 14 born Newcastle Upon Tyne) and John Holzapfel (age 12 born Gateshead). Two servants.[1]

1911 Living at North Elswick Hall, Newcastle: William Holzapfel (age 52 born Lippe, Germany), Shop Owner - Employer. With his wife Kate Holzapfel (age 51 born Hotton, Suffolk) and their son Frederick Holzapfel (age 24 born Newcastle), Engineer (Steam - Shipbuilders). Also his nephew George Holzapfel (age 22 born Annerley, London), Engineer (Gas Engines). Three servants.[2]

WW1 Changed his surname to his mother's maiden name of Avey.

1919 Married in Teddington to Emily Gwendoline Rowe

1934 Died in Newcastle[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1911 Census
  2. 1911 Census
  3. BMD