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Frank Lionel Roeckner

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Frank Lionel Roeckner, paper mill expert

1862 Born in Clifton, son of Carl Heinrich Roeckner[1]

1885 Patents on strainer for paper pulp by Carl Heinrich Roeckner and Frank Lionel Roeckner

1891 Manager of a paper mill, boarding with the Sanguinetti brothers in Boxmoor. Age 29[2]

1892 Patent on improvements relating to the 1885 patent; by Frank Lionel Roeckner and Ramsey Llewellyn Roeckner.

1897 of North Kensington when he gained a patent on improvements in the manufacture of pipes and other articles from fibrous pulp, with Bernard Grant, of Dulwich, engineer and Alexander McDougall of Glasgow, wire manufacturer.

1901 Ramsey L Roeckner 37, paper agent merchant, lived in Fulham with his mother Johanna Roeckner 71, and sister Anna H Roeckner 47, and his brothers Alexander A Roeckner 27, paper agent's clerk, and Frank L Roeckner 39, paper mill expert[3]

1904 Patent on an apparatus for making boards, etc from paper pulp; the co-patentee was William James Norris, engineer, of Gracechurch Street, London

1918 died in Uxbridge[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. 1891 census
  3. 1901 census
  4. BMD