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1871 1st Quarter: Born in Banbury the son of John Humphris, a hairdresser.
1891 Watch maker, boarding in Newport, Shropshire
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
1904 A motor engineer, at the baptism of daughter Lena in London
1905 A mechanic, at the baptism of son John in London
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.
1930s Lived in Poole; developed a toggle press - see Mass Products
1956 Died in Poole