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Frank Humphris

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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.

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

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.[1]

1930s Lived in Poole; developed a printing press - see Mass Press

1956 Died in Poole[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1911 Census
  2. BMD