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Frank Humphris (1871-1956) of the [[Humphris Engineering Syndicate]], [[Humphris Gear Co]], [[Humphris Gear and Engineering Co]] and [[Humphris, Lee and Co]]. Secured a number of engineering patents.
 
Frank Humphris (1871-1956) of the [[Humphris Engineering Syndicate]], [[Humphris Gear Co]], [[Humphris Gear and Engineering Co]] and [[Humphris, Lee and Co]]. Secured a number of engineering patents.
  
1871 Born in Banbury the son of John Humphris, a hairdresser.
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1871 1st Quarter: Born in Banbury the son of John Humphris, a hairdresser.
  
1901 Frank Humphris 30, inventor, automatic ... (unclear) maker, lived in Hammersmith with Maude Humphris 25, Godfrey F Humphris 4, Gladys M Humphris 11 months<ref>1901 census</ref>
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1891 Watch maker, boarding in Newport, Shropshire<ref>1891 census</ref>
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1901 Frank Humphris 30, inventor, automatic ... (unclear) maker, working on own account, lived in Hammersmith with Maude Humphris 25, Godfrey F Humphris 4, Gladys M Humphris 11 months<ref>1901 census</ref>
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1904 A motor engineer, at the baptism of daughter Lena in London<ref>Parish records</ref>
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1905 A mechanic, at the baptism of son John in London<ref>Parish records</ref>
  
 
1911 Living at 29 Bishop Stoke Road, Eastleigh: [[Frank Humphris]] (age 40 born Banbury), Inventor - Motor Gear Manufacturing - Widower. With his five children; Godfrey Frank Humphris (age 14 born South Kensington); Gladys Millie Humphris (age 10 born Shepherd's Bush); Greville William Humphris (age 9 born Shepherd's Bush); Lena Maude Humphris (age 7 born Shepherd's Bush); and John Fredrick Humphris (age 5 born Shepherd's Bush). One visitor. Three servants.<ref>1911 Census</ref>
 
1911 Living at 29 Bishop Stoke Road, Eastleigh: [[Frank Humphris]] (age 40 born Banbury), Inventor - Motor Gear Manufacturing - Widower. With his five children; Godfrey Frank Humphris (age 14 born South Kensington); Gladys Millie Humphris (age 10 born Shepherd's Bush); Greville William Humphris (age 9 born Shepherd's Bush); Lena Maude Humphris (age 7 born Shepherd's Bush); and John Fredrick Humphris (age 5 born Shepherd's Bush). One visitor. Three servants.<ref>1911 Census</ref>
  
 
1930s Lived in Poole; developed a toggle press - see [[Mass Products]]
 
1930s Lived in Poole; developed a toggle press - see [[Mass Products]]
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1939 Lived in Poole (b 21/02/1974<ref>but no such person was born in England and Wales in that quarter</ref>), a manufacturer of presses, dies, jigsaws, gauges, aeroplane ... (unclear), with Ethel P Humphris (b.1891)<ref>1939 register</ref>
  
 
1956 Died in Poole<ref>BMD</ref>
 
1956 Died in Poole<ref>BMD</ref>
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[[Category: Biography - Automotive]]
 
[[Category: Biography - Automotive]]
 
[[Category: Births 1870-1879]]
 
[[Category: Births 1870-1879]]
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[[Category: Deaths 1950-1959]]

Latest revision as of 07:08, 5 May 2020

Frank Humphris (1871-1956) of the Humphris Engineering Syndicate, Humphris Gear Co, Humphris Gear and Engineering Co and Humphris, Lee and Co. Secured a number of engineering patents.

1871 1st Quarter: Born in Banbury the son of John Humphris, a hairdresser.

1891 Watch maker, boarding in Newport, Shropshire[1]

1901 Frank Humphris 30, inventor, automatic ... (unclear) maker, working on own account, lived in Hammersmith with Maude Humphris 25, Godfrey F Humphris 4, Gladys M Humphris 11 months[2]

1904 A motor engineer, at the baptism of daughter Lena in London[3]

1905 A mechanic, at the baptism of son John in London[4]

1911 Living at 29 Bishop Stoke Road, Eastleigh: Frank Humphris (age 40 born Banbury), Inventor - Motor Gear Manufacturing - Widower. With his five children; Godfrey Frank Humphris (age 14 born South Kensington); Gladys Millie Humphris (age 10 born Shepherd's Bush); Greville William Humphris (age 9 born Shepherd's Bush); Lena Maude Humphris (age 7 born Shepherd's Bush); and John Fredrick Humphris (age 5 born Shepherd's Bush). One visitor. Three servants.[5]

1930s Lived in Poole; developed a toggle press - see Mass Products

1939 Lived in Poole (b 21/02/1974[6]), a manufacturer of presses, dies, jigsaws, gauges, aeroplane ... (unclear), with Ethel P Humphris (b.1891)[7]

1956 Died in Poole[8]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1891 census
  2. 1901 census
  3. Parish records
  4. Parish records
  5. 1911 Census
  6. but no such person was born in England and Wales in that quarter
  7. 1939 register
  8. BMD