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Sebastian Pietro Innocenzo Adhemar Ziani De Ferranti (1864 - 1930)

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Sebastian Pietro Innocenzo Adhemar Ziani De Ferranti
Born in Liverpool, Englandmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Zurich, Switzerlandmap
Profile last modified | Created 2 Nov 2016
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Sebastian was born in Liverpool, England on 9 April 1864 [1]. His birth was registered as Pietro Sebastiano Inocenzo Adhlmar Ferranti.

In 1871, the family were living in Liverpool, Lancashire, and showed:

  • Casar Farranti Head M 40 Paris, France
  • Julie Farranti Wife F 44 Leicester, Leicestershire
  • Vanda Szczepanowska Stepdaughter F 21 London, Middlesex
  • Ladislos Szczepanowska Stepson M 23 London, Middlesex
  • Sebastian Ferranti Son M 6 Liverpool, Lancashire [2]

Sebastian married Gertrude Ruth Ince on 24 April 1888, in St Pancras London. [3]

At the time of the 1901 England and Wales Census, Sebastian Z, Gertrude, Zoe Ziani, Basil, Vincent, and Vera De Ferranti were listed as living in Hampstead, London, along with Sebastian's mother Julianna De Ferranti, his cousin William H Donner, and five servants[4].

The 1911 census taken in Nether Padly, Grindleford, Derbyshire, England shows the family, which is comprised of Sebastian age 46, an electrical, civil and mechanical engineer, his wife Gertrude, age 41 and children Basil, Vera, Yolande and Denis [5]


  1. ( GRO index Q2 1864 Liverpool vol 8b page 142
  2. "England and Wales Census, 1871", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 24 July 2015), Sebastian Ferranti in entry for Casar Farranti, 1871.
  3. ( GRO index Q2 1888 Pancras vol 1b page 241
  4. "England and Wales Census, 1901," database, FamilySearch ( : 29 August 2015), Vincent De Ferranti in household of Sebastian Z De Ferranti, Hampstead, London, Middlesex, England; from "1901 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast ( : n.d.); citing Hampstead subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.
  5. 1911 census reference RG14PN21222 RG78PN1263 RD439 SD3 ED7 SN110 (

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