Gustaaf Vandesompel

First NameGustaaf
Middle Name
Last NameVandesompel
Date of birth11 November 1859
GenderMale
ProfessionShip broker and merchant
Family MembersAlexandrine Vandesompel (spouse), Maurice Vandesompel (child)
LanguagesFlemish, French
Arrival in the UK1914
Departure from the UK1919
NotesManaging director of "Handel en Scheepvaart", a shipping company between Nieuwpoort (his hometown) and the UK. Travelled a lot within the UK (where he had lots of commercial contacts) and als went to Belgium and France during the war. 1916: stayed Furness House, 21 Billiter Street, London (see hetarchief.be). Married. One son was in the army and also stayed in the UK from time to time. On his return to Belgium in 1919, he moved to Ostend. CRWR Brussels, Peter Vandenabeele
Belgian Addresses
  • Langestraat 101, Nieuwpoort, Belgium
UK Addresses
  • Kew Gardens, Richmond, UK
  • Goole, UK
  • Sheffield, UK
  • Wimbledon, London, UK
  • 21 Billiter Street, London, UK

Langestraat 101, Nieuwpoort, Belgium

Kew Gardens, Richmond, UK

Goole, UK

Sheffield, UK

Wimbledon, London, UK

21 Billiter Street, London, UK