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Richard Moser

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Richard Moser (1781-1853) of Moser and Sons

1781 Born in London son of Roger and Sarah Moser.

1814 Birth of son Richard Moser

1814 Richard Moser became a partner in a Southwark ironmongers, investing £3,000, loaned to him by a relative Richard Crawshay.

1817 Birth of son Edward Moser

1822 Birth of son Frederick Moser

1824 Birth of son John Moser

1826 Birth of son Henry Moser

1828 Birth of son Robert James Moser

1836 Admitted to the Company of Goldsmiths

1837 William Bridges, of Tooting, in the county of Surrey, Coach-Maker and Wheelwright, hath by indenture, bearing date the 23d day of October last, assigned, transferred, and set over unto Richard Moser, of High-street, in the borough of Southwark, Ironmonger, and Henry Bridges, of Carshalton, in the county of Surrey, Coach-Maker, all and singular his household furniture, goods; fixtures, stock in trade, debts, and other property whatsoever, upon trust, for the benefit of themselves and all other the creditors of the said William Bridges who shall execute the said indenture... [1]

1851 Living in Penge, Surrey: Richard Moser (age 69 born London), Iron Merchant and Widower. With his four children; Sarah Moser (age 27 born London); Henry Moser (age 25 born London), Iron Merchant; Robert Moser (age 23 born London), Clerk to iron merchant; and Susan Moser (age 20 born London). Two servants.[2]

1853 March 06th. Died. 'at his residence, Penge, Surrey, deeply lamented by numerous family and extensive circle of friends, Richard Moser, Esq., formerly of High Street, Southwark, Iron merchant.[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. London Gazette 10 Nov 1837
  2. 1851 Census
  3. Wolverhampton Chronicle and Staffordshire Advertiser - Wednesday 09 March 1853