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Gerald Rhodes Rosevere

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Major Gerald Rhodes Rosevere (1873-1956)

1873 Born in Tavistock the son of William Sloggett Rosevere

1899 of the Great Western Railway, Stafford Road Works, Wolverhampton.[1]

1901 Boarder at 204 Alum Rock Road, Aston, Birmingham: Gerald R. Rosevere (age 28 born Tavistock), Mechanical and Electrical Engineer.[2]

1903 Married in Flixton to Sarah Frances Thornber

1911 Living at Adderbury, Bristol Road, Northfield near Birmingham: Gerald Rosevere (age 38 born Tavistock), Works Manager - Motor Car Manufacturer. With his wife Frances Rosevere (age 34 born Colne) and their daughter Basil Rosevere (age 4 born Northfield). One servant.[3]

1939 Proprietor of the Wimbledon Foundry Co and the Boiler Efficiency Engineering Co.

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Sources of Information

  1. IMechE membership
  2. 1901 Census
  3. 1911 Census