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Frederic Algar

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Frederic Algar (1854-1929) of F. Algar and Co

1854 Born in Exeter the son of John Algar, House Painter, and his wife Elizabeth Bird

1877 Married at Taunton to Emma Maria Wadman

1891 Living at Penview Terrace, St. Sidwell, Exeter: Frederic Algar (age 36 born Exeter), Iron Merchant and Employer. With his wife Emma Algar (age 35 born Exeter) and their three children; Gertrude Algar (age 12 born Exeter); Percival Algar (age 7 born Exeter); and Stanley Algar (age 2 born Exeter). One servant.[1]

1911 Living at 24 New North Road, Exeter: Frederick Algar (age 56 born Exeter), Ironmonger - Employer. With his wife Emma Maria Algar (age 55 born Exeter) and their three sons; Percival Algar (age 27 born Exeter), Ironmonger; Stanley Algar (age 22 born Exeter), Surveyor; and Frank Algar (age 18 born Exeter), Draper. One servant.[2]

1929 November 20th. Died at Exeter. 'We regret to announce the death, which occurred yesterday at his residence in New North-road, Exeter, of Mr. Frederic Algar, who was formerly a well-known tradesman in the Deceased was 75 years age.'[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1891 Census
  2. 1911 Census
  3. Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Friday 29 November 1929