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1871 Born in Banbury the son of John Humphris, a hairdresser.
 
1871 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>
  
 
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>

Revision as of 11:11, 22 January 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 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]

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.[3]

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

1956 Died in Poole[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1891 census
  2. 1901 census
  3. 1911 Census
  4. BMD