Anne Henshaw

                                                  ┌── (unknown) Henshaw
                    ┌── Thomas Weogzell Henshaw ──┤
                    │    1780-1868 
Anne Henshaw ───────┤
B: 1809             │
D: 1871             │
                    └── Charlotte Ling
M: William Sherlock

Anne Henshaw     [ID 16518] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Nov 20 1809.1,2  Christened Dec 27 1809, Old Church, Saint Pancras, London.1  

She married William Sherlock, Nov 26 1840, Old Church, Saint Pancras, London.1,3,4  William was born 1813.5  


Ann Sherlock, born 1843.
William Sherlock, born Aug 13 1846, London; baptised Jun 23 1847, Old Church, Saint Pancras, London; died Sep 14 1910; married Elizabeth Hodge.
Rose Sherlock, born 1847 [apparently died young].
Amelia Sherlock, born 1848.
Rose Sherlock, born 1850/1851.
Adelaide Sherlock, born 1853.

Anne and William (age 28, solicitor) were shown in the 1841 census living at 6 Camden Terrace, St. Pancras.4  

William was a talented amateur photographer in the early years of photography (c1850s).  His work was exhibited extensively, and a number of photographs that were once attributed to artist John Whistler are now believed to be by William Sherlock.5  

Son William Sherlock learned photography from his father and in 1872 moved to New Zealand, arriving in Lyttelton on the ship "Zealandia".  He moved to Christchurch where he was in business as a photographer for eighteen years; in 1890 he acquired a studio and residence on Buller Road in Reefton.4  

Anne Henshaw died 1871.2  

In the 1871 census widower William, with children Ann, Rose and Adelaide, were shown living in East Budleigh, Devon; William was recorded as a photographer.4  


  1. LDS IGI, citing: Parish registers of St. Pancras Old Church, 1660-1916; Church of England, St. Pancras Old Church (St. Pancras).
  2. Contribution from Christine Parkinson ().
  3. England & Wales, FreeBMD Marriage Index: 1837-1983;
  4. Biographical sketch of William Sherlock, Jr.; "Early Canterbury Photographers":
  5. Biographical sketch of William Sherlock; Victoria & Albert Museum:

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