Thomas Weogzell Henshaw

                           ┌── (unknown) Henshaw
Thomas Weogzell Henshaw ───┤
B: 1780 
D: 1868 
M: Charlotte Ling
   ├── Thomas Henshaw (1805-1807) 1
   ├── Margaret Charlotte Henshaw (1807-1868) 1,2
   ├── Anne Henshaw (1809-1871) 1,2
   ├── Amelia Henshale (c1813-?) 1,2
   ├── Matilda Henshaw (1815-1837) 1,2
   ├── Thomas Martin Prior Henshaw (1817-1887) 1,2
   ├── Edward Augustus Henshaw (1819-1819) 1,2
   ├── George Henshaw (1821-?) 1,2
   └── Charlotte Henshaw (1823-1903) 1,2

Thomas Weogzell Henshaw     [ID 16510] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Thomas Weogzell Henshaw1,3,4 [Thomas Weoyzell Henshaw2].

Born 1780.4,5,6  

When he was eight years old Thomas entered the Chapel Royal, St. James, and afterwards acted as assistant organist there.  In Feb 1822 he was appointed organist at St. Pancras Church, London,5,7 until his resignation in 1864.8  

He married Charlotte Ling, Jun 1 1805, Saint Mary, St. Marylebone Road, Saint Marylebone, London.1,3  Charlotte was born 1785.1  

Thomas was Professor of Music and Gentleman of the Chapel Royal.1  

Charlotte died 1838, Pancras District, London.4  (1837).1  

In the 1851 census Thomas and family were shown living at 9 Fitzroy Street, St. Pancras.6  

Thomas Weogzell Henshaw died Oct 17 1868, Pancras District, London; age 88.1,4,8  Thomas was accidentally burnt to death.8  A family anecdote has been passed down the generations that he had a stroke and fell on the fire, while the servants were gossiping next door.1

(photo)Photo: Biographical sketch of Thomas Weogzell Henshaw and his brother William Henshaw 8


  1. Contribution from Christine Parkinson ().
  2. LDS IGI, citing: Parish registers of St. Pancras Old Church, 1660-1916; Church of England, St. Pancras Old Church (St. Pancras).
  3. LDS IGI, citing: church records, Saint Mary, St. Marylebone Road, Saint Marylebone, London.
  4. England & Wales, FreeBMD Death Index: 1837-1983;
  5. "British Musical Biography: A Dictionary of Musical Artists, Authors and Composers",
    by James Duff Brown and Stephen S. Stratton (Birmingham: Chadfield and Son Ltd., 1897); http://books,
  6. Biographical sketch of William Sherlock, Jr.; "Early Canterbury Photographers":
  7. "The Letters of Samuel Wesley: Professional and Social Correspondence, 1797-1837", edited by Philip Olleson (Oxford University Press);
  8. "British Musical Biography: A Dictionary of Musical Artists, Authors and Composers",
    by James Duff Brown and Stephen S. Stratton (Birmingham: Chadfield and Son Ltd., 1897);

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