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Re: John Robert Geopel help please 1861 search
« Reply #9 on: Tuesday 02 March 10 11:38 GMT (UK) »
This is concerning a previous post about The Onslow Court Hotel.
First of all let me tell you that I'm a Spaniard, who in 1964 went to London to study english, ad got a job at The Onslow Court Hotel on Queen's Gate in South Kensington.

I was employed as a waiter, and had to work breaksfast, lunch and dinner, with one day a week off. Once a week I had the four o'clock shift to serve tea.

The hotel was full of residents, mostly retired people, who would come for meals and then go out or back to their rooms. Sometimes they had relatives coming over to visitá them, but not very often.

The manageress was Miss Coats, and the head waiter was a polish man ( sorry, but I can't remember his name) Also there was an Irish second head waiter. A very nice and gentle old man.

The rest of the staff were of all sort of nationalities. Austrian, Italian, Spanish,Irish, Scottish,polish, etc .

I worked there from April to October 1964. It was a students work permit. I also worked for a few months in 1965, when I decided to go back to London.

For the first six months, I lived in the Hotel, in the small rooms at the basement, the second time I shared a flat with other friends.

All I can say is that it was my first experience on my own. I had left the confort of my parents house, to experience living in such a big city. I loved it and thatís why I spent 5 years, something I will never forget.

If you need more information, just ask. My Mail is : (*)

All the best.

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Re: John Robert Geopel help please 1861 search
« Reply #10 on: Tuesday 02 March 10 12:21 GMT (UK) »
Hi Armando, thank you very much for the information. It has given me a better understanding on why my family lived at the hotel. Which sounds more like a retirement home.  Again, thank you. Regards, Lynn x
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Re: John Robert Geopel help please 1861 search
« Reply #11 on: Monday 27 November 17 14:43 GMT (UK) »
This is concerning a previous post about The Onslow Court Hotel.
First of all let me tell you that I'm a Spaniard, who in 1964 went to London to study english, ad got a job at The Onslow Court Hotel on Queen's Gate in South Kensington.

I was employed as a waiter, and had to work breaksfast, lunch and dinner, with one day a week off. Once a week I had the four o'clock shift to serve tea.

The hotel was full of residents, mostly retired people, who would come for meals and then go out or back to their rooms. Sometimes they had relatives coming over to visit  them, but not very often.

The manageress was Miss Coats, and the head waiter was a polish man ( sorry, but I can't remember his name) Also there was an Irish second head waiter. A very nice and gentle old man.

The rest of the staff were of all sort of nationalities. Austrian, Italian, Spanish,Irish, Scottish,polish, etc .

I worked there from April to October 1964. It was a students work permit. I also worked for a few months in 1965, when I decided to go back to London.

For the first six months, I lived in the Hotel, in the small rooms at the basement, the second time I shared a flat with other friends.

All I can say is that it was my first experience on my own. I had left the confort of my parents house, to experience living in such a big city. I loved it and thatís why I spent 5 years, something I will never forget.

If you need more information, just ask. My Mail is : (*)

All the best.

armando.



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Hi, I lived and worked in Onslow Court Hotel from 1979 to 1982 and was a very interesting experience, with Celebrities like Jack Klugman staying there, and i remember Stan Laurels Daughter having her Wedding reception there, and will never forget the Pan Washer called Charlie who worked there until his retirement in 1981

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Re: John Robert Geopel help please 1861 search
« Reply #12 on: Monday 27 November 17 19:56 GMT (UK) »
Ken, could you possibly see if he is still a dentist in the directory please? Thanx again, Lynn

Gore's Liverpool Directory 1862

Spelt: Goepel


Dentist at 55 Bold Street

https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L968-NXZ7?cat=241645


Home address: 7 Belmont View

https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L968-NF9Y?cat=241645


1861 Census - Is this his son at Belmont View?

https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L92X-4KYH?cat=513754


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