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|IDEN, George (1847-1929)
An engineer with the London, Brighton & South Coast Railway (works manager) and founder of the Iden Car Company of Coventry.
|• Iden Close|
|INFIELD, Henry John JP (1846-1921)
Founded Sussex Daily News in 1868 and within three years was employing 12 men and seven boys. In 1880 he launched The Argus, into which he merged The Daily News. In that year he was initiated into the Royal Clarence masonic lodge. Chairman and managing director of the Southern Publishing Company, which he incorporated in 1888. In 1889 he became chairman and joint managing director (with Ellen Nye Chart) of Brighton Theatre Royal Company, under whose tenure Oscar Wilde's first four plays were brought to the theatre. Lessee of the Gaiety Theatre in Park Crescent Place. Father of J Henson Infield. In 1891 he was living in Kensington, London but soon returned to Brighton. His final home was at the Grand Hotel. He died at the Grand Hotel, Eastbourne, and left £72,786 7s 9d.
|• Newton Lodge, 19 Grenville Place [residence 1870-c1874]
• 3 Wellington Road Villas [residence 1875-81]
• Sylvan Lodge, Upper Lewes Road [residence 1899-1909]
• Grand Hotel, King's Road [final residence]
|INFIELD, J(ohn) Henson (1866-1942)
Barrister, chairman and managing director of the Southern Publishing Company, proprietors of the Evening Argus. Born in Lewes, son of H J Infield, he read for the bar before taking over the family firm. In 1911-1913 he was chairman of the company that operated the Academy Cinema in West Street, Brighton. He also continued the family interest in the Theatre Royal and was involved in a project in the 1930s to build a Brighton cinema called the Plaza, which eventually became the Astoria.
|• 19 Grenville Place [childhood home]
• 24 Wilbury Gardens [residence 1899]
• 118 Marine Parade [residence]
• 7 Arundel Terrace [final residence]
|INGRAM, Rev Henry Manning (1824-1911)
Rector of St Leonard's Church, Aldrington.
|• Ingram Crescent|
Page updated 24 January 2016