William Henshaw

                                      ┌── (unknown) Henshaw
                   ┌── John Henshaw ──┤
                   │   c1818-?    
William Henshaw ───┤
B: 1855            │
D: ?               │
                   └── Mary Doran
M: Mary Jane Smith
   ├── Mary Ellen Henshaw (c1875-?) 1,2
   ├── William Henshaw (c1876-?) 1,2
   ├── John Henshaw (1877-1953) 1,2,3,4
   ├── James Henshaw (1880-?) 1,2
   ├── Thomas Henshaw (1883-?) 2
   ├── Elizabeth Henshaw (1889-?) 2
   └── George Henshaw (1891-) 2

William Henshaw     [ID 16856] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Feb 10 1855, Manchester, Lancashire.1,3,4  (Eccles, Lancashire).5  

He married Mary Jane Smith, St. Patricks Catholic Church, Manchester, Lancashire.3,4,6  Mary was born 1855, St. Helens, Lancashire.1,3  

William and family were shown in the 1881 census, 11 Marsden St., Newton [Heath], Lancashire:1

William Henshaw, head-of-household, age 26, born in Manchester, Lancashire; engine stoker.
Mary O. Henshaw, wife, age 25, born in St. Helens, Lancashire.
Mary E. Henshaw, daughter, age 6, born in Manchester, Lancashire; scholar.
William Henshaw, son, age 5, born in Manchester, Lancashire; scholar.
John Henshaw, son, age 3, born in "(NK)", Lancashire; scholar.
James Henshaw, son, age 1, born in "(NK)", Lancashire.
George Smith, brother-in-law, age 20, born in Manchester, Lancashire; glass blower.


  1. 1881 LDS census index, Newton, Lancashire; PRO Reference RG11, piece/folio 4011/74, page 35.
  2. Posting Oct 7 2007 by Alice (Henshaw) Smyth to LANCSGEN.
  3. Contribution from Alice (Henshaw) Smyth.
  4. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Alice (Henshaw) Smyth.
  5. Contribution from Trevor Whitlock () citing:
    1871 census, Civil Parish of Manchester, Municipal Ward St. Michael, Manchester, Lancashire; RG10/4050.
  6. Posting Jan 10 2006 by Trevor Whitlock () to ENG-LAN-ECCLES-L.

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