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Alexander James Rudolph Frentzel

Male abt 1891 - 1956  (~ 64 years)



  • Name Alexander James Rudolph Frentzel  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    • James Alexander R Frentzel in birth reg
    Known as "Bunny" 
    Birth abt Nov 1891  Hackney Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2, 3, 9
    • son of (Georg) Rudolph Nicholaus Frentzel, b Hamburg abt 1836, silk merchant, & 2nd wife Agnes Taylor Wilcocks, b Dundee abt 1855, marr abt 1886.
    Residence Mar 1901  96 Osbaldeston Rd, Hackney Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    Occupation Apr 1911  Insurance clerk  [3
    Residence Apr 1911  46 Northfield Rd, Stamford Hill Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    • with father Rudolph Frentzel, 75 b Hamburg, German, retired raw silk merchant; mother Agnes, 56 b Dundee; marr 25 yrs, 5 children, 4 living; siblings b Stoke Newington: Rudolph jnr, 22, tobacconist; Walther, 17, insurance clerk; Marguerite, 16; + 1 serv.
    Military Service 1914 - 1918  Royal Fusiliers  [10
    Decoration abt 1918  MC  [6, 7
    Post/Rank/Title 23 Mar 1918  Captain  [6, 11
    Marriage 05 Jul 1918  St Paul, Wilton Place, Knightsbridge Find all individuals with events at this location   [5, 6
    Ethel Mary Lines,   b. abt May 1889, Hackney Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Nov 1971, Bexhill-on-Sea Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1922  28 Mayfield Avenue, Old Southgate Find all individuals with events at this location   [12
    Occupation 1926  Grain broker  [13, 14
    • Messrs. Muller and Macleod announce that they have admitted to partnership with them Mr. A. J. R. Frentzel. The style of the firm remains unchanged. [The Times]
      Muller & Macleod, Grain Brokers, 65 Fenchurch St, E.C.3 [Phone book]
    Military Service 1939 -  National Defence Companies  [11
    • National Defence Companies. To be Sec. Lts.:-- ...; (Nov. 22):-- Capt. A. J. R. Frentzel, M.C., late R. Fus. [London Gazette]
    Residence abt 1943 - 1948  Mayfield, Beech Hill Avenue, Hadley Wood Find all individuals with events at this location   [6, 7
    Post/Rank/Title 1948  Lieutenant-Colonel  [7, 10
    Residence 1956  East Lodge, Hastings Rd, Bexhill-on-Sea Find all individuals with events at this location   [15
    Death 26 Jun 1956  Charing Cross Hospital, Strand Find all individuals with events at this location   [8, 9, 15
    • A memorial service for Mr. Alexander James (Bunny) Frentzel, M.C., was held yesterday at All Hallows by the Tower. The Rev. P. B. Clayton, vicar of All Hallows, officiated. Among the large congregation were :-- Mrs. Frentzel (widow), Mr. Derek Frentzel (son), Mr. abd Mrs. Barry Frentzel (son and daughter-in-law), Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Fraser (brother and sister-in-law), Mr. A. Dabbs (nephew), Mrs. A'Court, Mrs. Wrigglesworth, and Miss I. and Miss J. Fraser (nieces). [The Times, Fri 06 Jul 1956]
    Probate 30 Aug 1956  London Find all individuals with events at this location ; 42,180 5s. 7d.  [15
    • Frenzel Alexander James Rudolph of East Lodge Hastings Road Bexhill-on-Sea Sussex died 26 June 1956 at Charing Cross Hospital Westminster Probate London 20 August to Barry James Frentzel company director. Effects 42180 5s. 7d. [NPC]
    Person ID I5553  Tatham | Christopher branch | Parent of spouse
    Last Modified 24 May 2014 

    Family Ethel Mary Lines,   b. abt May 1889, Hackney Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Nov 1971, Bexhill-on-Sea Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Marriage 05 Jul 1918  St Paul, Wilton Place, Knightsbridge Find all individuals with events at this location   [5, 6
    • Silver Wedding: On July 5, 1918, at St. Paul's, Knightsbridge, Capt. A. J. R. Frentzel, M.C., to Ethel Mary Lines. Present address: "Mayfield", Beech Hill Avenue, Hadley Wood. [The Times, 10 Jul 1943]
    Notes 
    • other children: Catherine Agnes, b & d 1890; (Franz) Rudolph, b 1888; Walther Rudolph N, b 1892; Marguerite, b abt 1895.
    Children 
    +1. Barry James Frentzel,   b. 25 Jul 1922, 28 Mayfield Avenue, Old Southgate Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1974, Surrey S E Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
    Last Modified 24 May 2014 
    Family ID F2002  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - abt Nov 1891 - Hackney Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mar 1901 - 96 Osbaldeston Rd, Hackney Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1911 - 46 Northfield Rd, Stamford Hill Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 05 Jul 1918 - St Paul, Wilton Place, Knightsbridge Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 05 Jul 1918 - St Paul, Wilton Place, Knightsbridge Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1922 - 28 Mayfield Avenue, Old Southgate Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - abt 1943 - 1948 - Mayfield, Beech Hill Avenue, Hadley Wood Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1956 - East Lodge, Hastings Rd, Bexhill-on-Sea Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 26 Jun 1956 - Charing Cross Hospital, Strand Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 42,180 5s. 7d. - 30 Aug 1956 - London Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S02] BMD Index, birth reg Hackney, 4Q1891.

    2. [S01] Census, UK, 1901.
      age 9 b Clapton

    3. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      age 19 b Stoke Newington

    4. [S53] Marriage Licence, Diocese of London, 02 Jul 1918.

    5. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg SHGS, 3Q1918.

    6. [S05] The Times, Silver Wedding, 10 Jul 1943.

    7. [S05] The Times, forthcoming marriages, 21 Feb 1948.
      son Barry

    8. [S05] The Times, memorial service, 06 Jul 1956.

    9. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Westminster, 2Q1956.
      age 64

    10. [S35] London Gazette, 23 Mar 1918.

    11. [S35] London Gazette, 05 Dec 1939.

    12. [S25] Electoral Registers.

    13. [S17] Telephone Directories.

    14. [S05] The Times, Business Changes, 04 Jan 1926.

    15. [S14] National Probate Calendar.