Charles Fergus BINNS  (I4165)
Given Names: Charles Fergus
Surname: BINNS

Gender: Male Male
      

Birth: 4 October 1857 WOR
Death: 4 December 1934 USA

Personal Facts and Details
Birth 4 October 1857 Father37Mother34 WOR

Christening 8 November 1857 (Age 35 days) Worcester - WOR

MarriageReligious Marriage
7 June 1882 (Age 24) Mary Howard Ferrar - Lambeg, Co. Antrim, Ireland

Universal Identifier 77A2C7814419D642A8948A3E451235B81E78
Death 4 December 1934 (Age 77) USA

Last Change 23 December 2014 - 09:38:18 - by: binnsadmin

Notes

Note
DATA FROM CENSUS BINDEX:-
> > 1881 Census. Age 23. Living in Severn Street, Worcester, WOR. Occupation - Clerk Superintendent. Bindex Origin Code N8020.

CHRISTENING DATA FROM GENERAL BINDEX:-
> > Christened 08-Nov-1857 in Worcester, WOR. Bindex Origin Code IG108.
1861 Census at Henwick Road, St Johns, Worcester son age 3
1871 Apprenticed to the factory. Later studied chemistry at Birmingham University and then ran the works laboratory
1876 Nov 17 London Gazette: Patent to Richard William Binns and Charles Fergus Binns, both of the Worcester Royal Porcelain Works, Worcester, for improvements in heating kilns or ovens used in the manufacture of pottery and porcelain, and for other purposes
1881 Census, unmarried son, age 22, clerk superintendent
1882 Jun 10 Worcester Journal: Marriage on Jun 7 at the parish church, Lambeg, Co Antrim, by the Rev B Banks, Rector, uncle of the bride, assisted by the Rev Edward Ferrar, Rector of Clonmore, Co Wexford, uncle of the bridegroom, Charles Fergus , son of Richard William Binns, Diglis House, Worcester to Mary Howard, eldest daughter of the late Rev William Hugh Ferrar, Fellow and Professor of Latin, Trinity College, Dublin
1894 Director of the New York State College of Ceramics at its opening.
1895 Apr 27 Worcester Journal: Worcester Church Missionary Society meeting attended by C F Binns who was appointed to the position of treasurer. His seconder said that Mr Binns was well known in London as well as in Worcester for his interest in missions.
1897 September: 2The Story of The Potter". Worcester. Published London 1898
1897 Nov 11 New York Times: The Exhibition of the American Association of Allied Arts at the Nevada Flats, Seventieth Street and Boulevard, was attended by Mr Binns of the Royal Worcester China Works.
1898 Settled in Trenton, New Jersey
1900 US Census at Division Street, Trenton city, Mercer, New Jersey, married head age 43, married 18 years, parents born England [!], immigrated 1897, naturalized professor of ceramics
1905 New York State Census at University Place,, Alfred Village, Alfred, Alegany, married [Mary H] head age 47, teacher lay working state school. Three student boarders present
1910 US Census, head, on the campus of the University, Alfred Township, Allegenny, New York, age 52, married once for 27 years, place of birth England, parents irish english, immigrated 1897, teacher in college.
1916 Dec 8 Daily Illini (University of Illinois): Photograph of Prof. Charles F Binns, director of the New York State School of Clay Working and Ceramics
1920 US Census at Allegany, New York, married head age 62, parents born Ireland
1925 Hon. Dr.of Science, Alfred University
1930 US Census at Alfred, Allegany, New York, widowed head age 73, father born Northern Ireland, mother Ireland. Also present are; Elsie Binns, unmarried daughter age 46, born England; and Elizabeth F Binns, grandaughter age 0 born Northern Ireland, parents born England [something odd]
Examples of work are in Smithsonian Institute, Wasshington, D.C., and Metropolitan Museum, NY.
Later in life was ordained as an Episcopalian Minister

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Marriage: 11 February 1846 -- Booterstown
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Family with Mary Howard Ferrar - [View Family (F1636)]
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Marriage: 7 June 1882 -- Lambeg
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