Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Francis Ince

From Graces Guide

A solicitor

c.1842 Born in London[1]

1881 A solicitor, living in Hampstead with his wife Zoe Ince 37, and Gerard B. Ince 14, Ada C. Ince 13, Gertrude R. Ince 11, Rachel A. Ince 10, Ethel D. Ince 9, John O. Ince 7, Paul G. Ince 1[2]

c.1882 entered the electrical engineering profession in conjunction with Sebastian Ziani de Ferranti and a friend of his Alfred Thompson in an electrical engineering firm of Ferranti, Thompson and Ince Ltd

1885 Ferranti created another partnership with Francis Ince (based at Hatton Garden, London).

1888 Ferranti married Gertrude Ruth Ince (1869–1959), his partner's daughter.

1891 Francis Ince, a solicitor living in Rotherfield, 49, with Zoe Ince 47, Gerald Brinson Ince 24, Ada Catherine Ince 23, Rachel Adela Ince 20, Ethel Dora Ince 19, John Oscar Ince 17, Paul Gwynne Ince 11, Richard Basil Ince 9, Dorothy Lucy A Buisson 39, his son-in-law Sebastian Ziani de Ferranti 26, and electrical engineer, his daughter Gertrude Ruth de Ferranti 21, Wanda Marie de Ferranti 1[3]

1893 Member of IEE, of Chelsea Embankment, London SW. Director of the London Electric Supply Corporation. Chairman of S. Z. de Ferranti.[4]

1901 A solicitor living in Rotherfield[5]

1911 A solicitor living in Hampstead[6]

1920 Died in Uckfield[7]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1881 census
  2. 1881 census
  3. 1891 census
  4. UK, Electrical Engineer Membership Forms, 1871–1901
  5. 1901 census
  6. 1911 census
  7. BMD