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Ernest Harry Humphries

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Ernest Harry Humphries (1879-1963) motorcycle maker.

c.1879 Born in Birmingham, British subject by parentage[1], son of John Barker Humphries, a grocer, and his wife Alice Emma Humphries.[2]

1891 John B Humphries 34,brassfounder's traveler, lived in Deritend, Aston, with Alice Humphries 32, Ernest H Humphries 12, Harold P Humphries 6[3]

1905 Lived in Alexandra Road, Acock's Green[4]

1908 Humphries and Dawes were cycle and motor factors[5]

1910 A manufacturer, when he joined St Alphege's Lodge in Solihull[6]

1911 Ernest Harry Humphries 32, cycle manufacturer and general factor, employer, lived in Solihull with Edith Selina Humphries 29, Alie Elena Akers-Humphries 4, Freida Lillian Akers Humphries 1[7]

1963 Died in Warwick district[8]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1911 census
  2. BMD
  3. 1891 census
  4. Kelly's Directory
  5. Kelly's Directory
  6. Freemasons records
  7. 1911 census
  8. BMD