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Arthur Collins Auster

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Arthur Collins Auster (c1864-1935) of Auster

1871 Living at 243 Moseley Road, Birmingham: Thomas Auster (age 45 born Birmingham), Coach Axle and Spring Manufacturer employing 30 men and 4 boys. With his wife Sarah Auster (age 33 born Dudley) and their seven children; Edward Auster (age 12 born Birmingham); Ellen E. Auster (age 11 born Birmingham); Alfred W. Auster (age 9 born Birmingham); Arthur C. Auster (age 7 born Birmingham); Sarah H. Auster (age 5 born Birmingham); Walter W. Auster (age 3 born Birmingham); and Howard I. Auster (age 1 born Birmingham). Two servants.[1] Note: The name of Thomas's wife appear to be in error as it was Eliza.

1886 March 3rd. Married at St. Pancras to Ellen Sophia Clarke Millard

1911 Living at Netherby, Barnt Green, near Birmingham: Arthur Collins Auster (age 47 born Birmingham), Managing Director Auster Ltd. Manufacturer Carriage and Motor Fittings - Employer. With his wife Ellen Sophia Auster (age 42 born Sedgly, Staffs.) and their son Howard Arthur Kingsley Auster (age 17 born Birmingham), Assistant Foreman at above works. Two servants.[2]

1935 December 5th. Died. Of West Winds, Sandhills Raod, Barnt Green. Probate to Howard Arthur Kingsley Auster, of no occupation, and Samuel Nathaniel Cooke, architect.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1871 Census
  2. 1911 Census