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William Joseph Furse

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William Joseph Furse (c1859-1937) of W. J. Furse and Co

c1859 Born at West Bridgford, Notts, the son of William Blachford Furse, Farmer

1883 September 25th. Married at Weston-super-Mere to Lucie Susan Hauser

1911 Living at 11 Loughboro Road, West Bridgford, Notts: William Joseph Furse (age 52 born West Bridgford), Electrical Engineer - Employer. With his wife Lucy Susan Furse (age 54 born Colraine, Londonderry) and their four children; William Francis Furse (age 26 born West Bridgford), Electrical Engineer; Herbert John Furse (age 24 born West Bridgford), White Smith and Engineer - Employer; Sidney James Furse (age 16 born West Bridgford); and Georginia Mary Furse (age 20 born West Bridgford). One servant.[1]

1939 May 28th. Died, of Melton House, Edwalton. Probate to his three sons, electrical engineers. Buried at West Bridgford.

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  1. 1911 Census