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Francis Henry Sheppee

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Colonel Francis Henry Sheppee (1874-1960), founder of the Sheppee Motor Co

1874 November 30th. Born the son of Francis Faulknor Sheppee and his wife Alice Jesse

Apprenticed to James Simpson and Co

1911 Living at 46 Queen Annes Road, York: Francis Henry Sheppee (age 38 born Chester-le-street), Steam Motor Car Manufacturer - Employer - Single. Two servants.[1]

1939 Director of National Glass Works, (York)


Cambridge alumini

Adm. at PEMBROKE, Oct. 1893. Eldest s. of Francis Faulkner, Lieut.-Colonel, R.A., retired (and Alice Jessie, dau. of Major-Gen. Robert Manwell Johnstone). B. Nov. 30, 1873, at Pictree House, Chester-le-Street, Durham. School, Uppingham. Matric. Michs. 1893; B.A. 1896. With James Simpson and Co., Ltd., engineers. M.I.M.E. Director of the national glass-works, York; of the Sheppee motor and engineering Co., and the Exchange Telegraph Co., Ltd. Of Holly Spring, Bracknell, Berks., in 1946.


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Sources of Information

  1. 1911 Census