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William Henry Henshaw

                                                 ┌── Thomas Henshawc1767-1866 
                          ┌── Samuel Henshaw ────┤
                          │    1805-1875         │
                          │                      └── Mary Cole
                          │                                     
William Henry Henshaw ────┤
B: 1859                   │
D: 1940                   │
                          └── Mary Ann Proctor
                              c1837-?    
M: Emma Elizabeth Newman
   ├── William Arthur Henshaw,  1880-1949 
   ├── Edith Henshawe,  1883-?    
   ├── Ethel M. Henshaw, c1886-?    
   ├── Emily Henshaw, c1887-?    
   ├── Norah Henshaw, c1889-?    
   ├── Mabel Grace Henshaw,  1892-     
   ├── George Mercer Henshaw,  1894-1965 
   ├── Alice Hilda Henshaw,  1896-     
   ├── Kate Henshaw,  1900-     
   ├── Charlie Henshaw,  1902-     

M: Edith Alice Littlewood
   ├── Bert Henshaw,            
   ├── Lucy Henshaw,            
   ├── Hazel Henshaw,            
   └── Sylvia Mary Henshaw, c1912-     

William Henry Henshaw     [ID 08015] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Jun 1 1859, Bedford, Bedfordshire, England.a,b,c,d  (Sep - 1859, probably a christening or registration date).e

He married Emma Elizabeth Newman, Apr 23 1879, Tipton, Staffordshire, England.f,g,a  Emma, daughter of Levi Downes, was born about 1859, Bedford, Bedfordshire, England.b,c,f,h

William and family were shown in the 1881 census, 24 Holly St., London, Middlesex County:b

Willm. Henshaw, head-of-household, age 21, born in Bedford; occupation: Boot Finisher.
Emma Henshaw, wife, age 22, born in Bedford; occupation: Dress Maker.
Will Henshaw, son, age 1, born in Middlesex.

William and family were shown in the 1891 census, 76 Bower Street, Bedford, Bedfordshire:c
William H. Henshaw, head-of-household, age 32, born in Bedford; occupation: Boot & Shoe Finisher.
Emma Henshaw, wife, age 32, born in Bedford.
William A. Henshaw, son, age 11, born in London; Errand Boy.
Edith Henshaw, daughter, age 8, born in Kempston, Bedfordshire; Scholar.
Ethel M. Henshaw, daughter, age 5, born in Bedford, Bedfordshire; Scholar.
Emily Henshaw, daughter, age 4, born in Bedford, Bedfordshire; Scholar.
Norah Henshaw, daughter, age 2, born in Bedford, Bedfordshire.

William and family were shown in the 1901 census, 6 Thurlow Street, St. Paul, Bedford, Bedfordshire:i
William H. Henshaw, head-of-household, age 41, born in Bedfordshire; occupation: boot maker.
Emma Henshaw, wife, age 42, born in Bedfordshire.
Emily Henshaw, daughter, age 14, born in Bedfordshire; day domestic servant.
Norah Henshaw, daughter, age 12, born in Bedfordshire.
Mabel G. Henshaw, daughter, age 9, born in Bedfordshire.
Geo. M. Henshaw, son, age 7, born in Bedfordshire.
Alice H. Henshaw, daughter, age 5, born in Bedfordshire.
Kate Henshaw, daughter, age 6 months, born in Bedfordshire.

Emma died about 1905.h

He then married Edith Alice Littlewood, Jun 13 1911, probably in Bedford, Bedfordshire, England.a,j  Edith, daughter of John Littlewood & Maria Poringland, was born May 15 1884, Poringland, Henstead, Norfolk.k

At the time of their marriage William was living at 72 Russell Street, Bedford, and Edith, a spinster, was living at 192 Foster Hill Road, Bedford.j

William Henry Henshaw died Apr 4 1940, Great North Road House, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire; age 80.l,a  Medical: William died from cerebral hemorrhage.l  Daughter Sylvia was the informant for his death certificate.l

Edith died Dec 13 1960, Three Counties Hospital, Stocfold, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire; age 75.m  Medical: Edith died from a coronary infarction [heart attach].m  Daughter Lucy Gilbert was the informant for her death certificate.m  


SOURCES

(a) Contribution from Corrie Maitland ().

(b) LDS 1881 census index, London, Middlesex County, England; PRO Reference RG11, piece/folio 0299/106.

(c) 1891 census, Parish of St Cuthbert, Bedford, Bedfordshire, England; PRO Reference RG12/1248, page 30, folio 18;
Bedfordshire Online Census Project: http://www.yourtotalevent.com/projects/1248.html.

(d) Contribution from Terry Bortz, citing:
birth record for William Henry Henshaw.

(e) RootsWeb UK FreeBMD: http://freebmd.rootsweb.com.

(f) RootsWeb WorldConnect data from Terry Bortz.

(g) Contribution from Terry Bortz, citing:
birth record for Kate Henshaw.

(h) Contribution from Terry Bortz.

(i) Contribution from Terry Bortz, citing: 1901 census.

(j) Contribution from Terry Bortz, citing:
marriage record for William Henry Henshaw & Edith Alice Littlewood.

(k) Contribution from Terry Bortz, citing:
birth record for Edith Alice Littlewood.

(l) Contribution from Terry Bortz, citing:
death record for William Henry Henshaw.

(m) Contribution from Terry Bortz, citing:
death record for Edith Alice Henshaw.


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