Henry Jennings

Author: Christine Gambles
Date published: 20/05/2020
© Christine Gambles

Henry Jennings


Henry was born in Newbury he was the son of John & Charlotte Jennings (nee Harbor) who married in Newbury in 1819. John was a Sawyer.

In 1841 Henry (15) was living with his parents and sister, Louisa (10) in Newbury.

He married Rosanna Young in 1849

Marriage details:

Place: Holy Trinity Dartford Kent

Date: 15th July 1849

Groom: Henry Jennings, Bachelor, Full Age, occupation: Sawyer

Bride: Roseanah Young, Spinster, Full Age

Fathers: John Jennings, occupation: Sawyer and James Young, occupation: Ostler


Henry and Rosanna had the following children;

John 1848 (before they were married, birth registered as John Jennings MMN Young in Dartford)

James 1850

Henry 1852

Pleasant Louisa 1855

Susan Maria 1857-1858

After they were married they moved to Newbury (Mills Yard) and Henry worked as a Sawyer’s Labourer.

Rosanna died age 30 in 1859 she was laid to rest in the Newtown Road Cemetery on the 26th March

In 1861 Henry was working as a Sawyer, living in Bradley’s Yard with his children, John (12), James (9), Henry (8) and Louisa (6) and his widowed mother Charlotte.

Henry died aged 37 in 1862 and was laid to rest in the Newtown Road Cemetery on the21st May.



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