Mary Reeve Henshaw

                                                       ┌── Bryan Henshaw
                                                       │    1812-1882 
                            ┌── George Bryan Henshaw ──┤
                            │    1859-1937             │
                            │                          └── Ellen Phythian
                            │                                  ?-1863 
Mary Reeve Henshaw ─────────┤
B: 1888                     │
D: 1979                     │
                            └── Sarah Reeve
M: Frank Eric William Giles

Mary Reeve Henshaw     [ID 19247] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jan 15 1888, Liverpool, Lancashire.1,2,3,4,5,6  (Jan 10 1888).7  

She married Frank Eric William Giles, Apr 4 1916, Wandsworth, London.2,8,9,10  Frank, son of William Sharman/Shurman Giles + Edith Eliza Bagnall, was born Jan 13 1891, at sea, Larnaca, Merchant Marine (San Francisco).6,10,11,12,13,14  Christened Jun 14 1891, St. Marys-on-the-Hill, Chester, Cheshire.15,16  

Frank died Sep 16 1916, buried Pier and Face 9 D 9 C 13 C and 12 C, Thiepval Memorial, Thiepval, Departement de la Somme, Picardie, France.6,17,18  Frank was killed in action during World War I.2,19  He had enlisted in the London Regiment May 14 1915.10  

After Frank died Mary had a lonely life, but she travelled to visit family in the States (via very grand Ocean Liners) and visits all over the world.6  

Mary's family was wealthy, and in the early 1920s Mary bought and sold shares of stock at about 1000 a time.6  Mary wrote a prolific diary from 1910 to 1929, now (2016) in the possession of Sue Wright.6  

Mary Reeve Henshaw died Feb 27 1979, Brighton, Surry, England.1,6,7  


  1. Contribution from Dixie Chapman ().
  2. LDS Pedigree Resource File (source: David Henshaw, New Castle, DE).
  3. LDS FamilySearch "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008";
  4. LDS FamilySearch "England and Wales Census, 1891";
  5. LDS FamilySearch "England and Wales Census, 1901";
  6. Contribution from Sue Wright ().
  7. LDS FamilySearch "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007":
  8. LDS FamilySearch "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005";
  9. LDS FamilySearch "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005";
  10. UK, De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour, 1914-1919;
  11. LDS FamilySearch "Great Britain, Births and Baptisms, 1571-1977":
  12. LDS FamilySearch "England and Wales Census, 1901" (Barton Mills, Suffolk)
  13. LDS FamilySearch "England and Wales Census, 1911" (Chester, Cheshire)
  14. 1911 England Census;
  15. LDS FamilySearch "England, Cheshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1598-1900":
  16. LDS FamilySearch "England, Cheshire Parish Registers, 1538-2000":
  17. UK, Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914-1919;
  19. LDS FamilySearch "United Kingdom, World War I Service Records, 1914-1920"

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