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Alfred Apperly

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Sir Alfred Apperly (1839-1913) of Apperly, Curtis and Co

1839 Born the son of David Apperly

Sir Alfred Apperly has been a member of the County Council, member of the County Educational Authorities, Chairman of the Stroud Metal Co., Ltd., and Joint Proprietor of the Wood Worker's Co., Chalford, a Justice of the Peace for the County of Gloucester.

1913 September 7th. Died. 'Sir Alfred Apperly died shortly before eight o'clock yesterday morning at his residence, Rodborough Court, Stroud, Gloucestershire. where he had been ill some weeks. aged 75 years. He joined his father in woollen cloth manufacture and became chairman of Apperley, Curtis and Co. He was formerly president of the Free Church Council at Stroud, and president of the Mid-Gloucestershire Liberal Association.'[1]

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  1. Leicester Daily Post - Monday 08 September 1913