Floods and Schallers VIII

How well did their places survive the blitz? The estimable Bomb Sight web site gives good information about the fate of different streets in London during the blitz. It’s worth thinking about how much of the Flood-Schaller world was destroyed, damaged, or spared. Fitzrovia places. Recall that these people lived and worked on Charles Street, […]

Floods and Schallers IV

Six children, all born live: a demographically lucky Victorian family. We’ve seen that the Cornelius Schaller family had been augmented by a first child, Ellen, and had, for unknown reasons, moved to New York City. In fact, Ellen was an American citizen, and as we’ll see in detail in Floods and Schallers V, Robert Cornelius […]