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Gordon Francis

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Gordon Inglesby Francis was the founder of Francis-Barnett

1890 Born in Hartford, Conneticut, USA the son of Graham Francis

Married Elizabeth the daughter of Arthur Barnett

1891 Living at Hertford Terrace, Coventry. Graham I. Francis (age 29 born Islington), Manager at Screw Works. With his wife Elizabeth (age 28 born Canterbury) and their son Gordon I. (age 1 born America, British subject) and their daughter Helena (age 4 months born Coventry). Also mother-in-law Mary Mares (age 53 born Horsham). One servant. [1]

1901 Living at Higher Dean, Berkswell. Graham Inglesby Francis (age 39 born Islington), a Cycle Manufacturer and Employer. With his wife Elizabeth (age 38 born Canterbury) and their son Gordon Inglesby Francis (age 11 born Hartford, Conn., USA), Helena Francis (age 10 born Coventry) and Bernard J. (age 7 born Stoke). [2]

1911 Living at 30 Welford Place, Coventry (age 21 born USA, British by birth), an Iron Foundry Manager. Boarding the home of Mary Emma and Rebecca Parker. [3]

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Sources of Information

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