To table of contents
the Maurenbrecher driving post office
the masonry crushers belong to mountain as founders of the Maurenbrecher driving post office in the duchy to the pioneers of the postal service. Johann masonry crusher (approx. 1620 - 1685) transferred already the driving business claimant by its grandfather and its father to Duesseldorf and attained 1668 the pfalzgräfliche privilege for the mechanism of a driving post office, which was extended 1673 to its three sons. 1675 followed by the large cure prince a kurbrandenburgisches privilege. The distances were served to Aachen, Kleve, Cologne and Duisburg. To be driven persons and packages were allowed - the letter monopoly lay with Thurn and taxis. Over five generations masonry crushers were active as post office masters to Duesseldorf.
With the conquest of the Rhine country by the Frenchmen under Napoleon the given grants expired. With education of the Grand Duchy of mountain the post office changed into nationalwonderful possession. The last post office master, Peter Wilhelm masonry crusher (1777 - 1861), got however the line of the entire postal service transferred in the occupied area.
To end of war the post office, like first on the Viennese congress regulated, went to the Thurn and taxi. These transferred the post office 1816 at Prussia. Peter Wilhelm masonry crusher became a first royal-Prussian director of upper post office of the Prussian post office now active in its house as Mieterin Duesseldorf.
the Maurenbrecher paper mill cathedral brook in the Strundetal
1830 transferred the Düsseldorfer buyer Jakob masonry crusher (1779 - 1856), younger brother of the last post office master Peter Wilhelm masonry crusher, the paper mills old persons and new cathedral brook in the Strundetal with Bergisch Gladbach. It became one of the pioneers of modern paper production. The new cathedral brook was extended gradually to a paper factory. Since 1843 the first paper-making machine Bergisch Gladbachs in continuous operation produced in the Dombacher paper factory. For the list of a further paper-making machine the building complex was extended by 1870 again and received its current front in the typical architectural style 19. Century. The enterprise was already at this time a largest paper producer in Bergisch Gladbach. 1876 acquired the company Zanders, already in the possession of the bill mill and the Gohrsmühle, the entire cathedral brook. Today the old person is cathedral brook part of the Rheini industrial museum.
the sex masonry crusher a number of well-known scientists brought considerable single personalities out beside it, whose row begins with the oldest son of the last post office master Peter Wilhelm masonry crusher, the lawyer Romeo masonry crusher (1803-1843). The son of Romeo masonry crusher was Carl Peter Wilhelm masonry crusher (1838-1892), historians, from that again the sons Berthold masonry crusher (1868-1943), Philologe, William masonry crusher (1870-1929), actor, Otto masonry crushers (1872-1960), actors and theatrical director and max of Heinrich masonry crushers (1874-1930), theologian and political journalist, descends.
Manfred masonry crusher (* 1950), singer-songwriter and author, is a grandchild of Otto masonry crushers. The politician Eugen Adolf judge (1838-1906), son of the Bertha masonry crushers and the Adolf Leopold judge, was a cousin of Romeo masonry crusher.
Hans Anton masonry crusher (1910-1966), Kgl. - Netherlands lieutenant general of the Air Force, was a pioneer of the a hand Weltumseglung. It crossed twice the Altlantik and once the Pacific with its 9-Meter-Yacht “Take Bora”. It is since July 1966 at the Great Barrier Reef verschollen.
- smelling pool of broadcasting corporations August cellar: Post office document for Johann masonry crusher, in: DüsseldorfJb 28, 1916, S. 227-228
- Otto R. Fairly: Pieces of act for the history of the niederrheinischen postal service and the Düsseldorfer post office owner family masonry crusher, in: Contributions for the history of the Niederrheins (BGNrh) 7, 1893, S. 261-300
- walter Schmithals: To the beginnings of the niederrheinischen postal service and to Johann masonry crusher, in: Düsseldorfer yearbook 68 (1997) S. 77-87
- sound-sneeze: The kurpfälzischen posts at the Niederrhein, in: Contributions for the history of the Niederrheins (BGNrh) 1, 1886, S. 13-56
- Ferdinand Schmitz: The paper mills and Papiermacher of the bergischen Strundertals, Bergisch Gladbach 1921, Reprint 1979
- family masonry crusher. In: General German biography (ADB) volume 20, S. 693,
- Hans Anton masonry crusher: Het journaal van de Takebora, Woerden/Laren 1996
Web on the left of
- masonry crushers (family), articles into the ADB (written by William masonry crusher)
- old persons cathedral brook - paper museum in Bergisch Gladbach