Louis Francois de Peyrecave
Louis Francois de Peyrecave (1883-1944) of the Depford Co
1883 May 08th. Born at Lambeth the son Gaston de Peyrecave, a General merchant born in Germany.
1891 His mother is shown as widowed.
Three years at University College, London
Worked for Thornycroft
Private assistant to Dugald Clerk
1910 Claims that he was the first to develop a cyclecar.
Manager of Ernest Lyon
1911 Living at 40 Brunswick Terrace, Hove: Augusta Caroline de Peyrecave (age 65 born Newington), a Widow with private Means. With her three children; Caroline de Peyrecave (age 31 born Lambeth); Gaston de Peyrecave (age 30 born Lambeth), Civil Engineer; and Louis de Peyrecave (age 27 born Lambeth), Electrical and Mechanical Engineer. One servant and her two children.
1939 Private Address: Temple Lodge, Moor Park, Rickmansworth. Age: 55. Career: St. Georges Coll., Weybridge; Univ. Coll., London; Asst. to the late Sir Dugald Clarke; Manufacturer of Motor cars on own account; Director of Aircraft production for British Government in Italy, during the War.
1939 Living at Temple Gardens-Temple Lodge, Rickmansworth, Surveyor. With Eileen (wife?) and Rene (son?).