Henry Harmsworth

Author: Gerald Soper
Date published: 03/10/2013
© Gerald Soper

Henry was born 4 april 1852 in Brimpton. His mother was Emily Harmsworth but no father was recorded.  (Emily subsequently married Thomas Bradley in q4 1852 in Newbury RD)  (In 1861 c Henry was living with Thomas and Emily and 3 other children.  He was recorded as hhenry Bradley son of Thomas)   He married Mary Ann Wickens on 23 April 1871 at St Peter, Brimpton.

They had six children between 1872 & 1881, all born in Brimpton (Isabella, James Henry, Tom, Esther Maria, George & Alfred Mark).

Mary Ann died soon after 1881 census & he married Alice Richardson on 2 August 1883 at St Peter, Brimpton.

In the 1911 census Henry & Alice were living in Derby Road in Newbury with Henry working as a farm labourer.

Henry was still living in Derby Road when he died in 1914 & was buried 7 March 1914 at Newtown Road Cemetery. Alice died 24 March 1936 while living at 14 Derby Road but was buried at Shaw Hill (!), Newbury (according to Berks Burial Index).


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