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Salomon Falk

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Salomon Falk (1851-1913) of Falk, Stadelmann and Co

1851 May 18th. Born and baptised the following day Juden und Dissident, Munster Stadt, Westfalen, Prussia, the son of Abraham Fald and his wife Sara Auerbach.

c1880 He emigrated to London from Hochberg in Germany.

1884 Became naturalised British subject.[1]

1911 Living at 8 Earl's Court Square, Kensington: Salomon Falk (age 58 born Germany - naturalised British in 1884), Manufacturer of gas Mantles, Gas, Oil and Electric Lamp Fittings. With his wife Zerlina Falk (age 45 born -) and their daughter Audrey Falk (age 10 born -). Married 28 years and one child. Plus a governess and three servants.[2]

1913 November 29th. Died, of 83, 85, 87 Farringdon Road and of 8 Earl's Court Road and also of The Bungalow, Sunningdale, Berks. Buried Hoop Lane Cemetery. Probate to his widow Zerlina Falk; Max Falk, Lamp manufacturer; and Albert Pappenheimer, China Merchant.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1911 Census
  2. 1911 Census