Henry William Lawrence

(1870-)
FatherShrubsole Lawrence Jr (c 1840-1923)
MotherMercy Hogbin (1838-1921)
Henry William Lawrence, son of Shrubsole Lawrence Jr and Mercy Hogbin, was born in Margate, KentG, in 1870.1,2
     In 1871 Henry was living at 6 Cecil Street, MargateG, in the household of his parents Shrubsole and Mercy, and was recorded in the census as Henry W Lawrence, aged five months and born in Margate.3
     In 1881 he was living at 50 High Street, MargateG, in the household of his parents Shrubsole and Mercy, and was recorded as Henry W Lawrence, a scholar, aged ten and born in Margate.4
     In 1891 he was living at 50 High Street, MargateG, in the household of his parents Shrubsole and Mercy, and was recorded as Herbert [sic] William Lawrence, aged 20 and born in Margate.5
ChartsDescendants of Phoebe Sackett and John Hogbin
ReferenceQ.3

 Notes & Citations

  1. GRO Indexes to Births, 1837 to date, "Mar qtr 1871. Lawrence, Henry William. Mother: Hogbin. Thanet. 2a:825."
  2. Census.
  3. 1871 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG10, piece 992, folio 7, p. 5
    6 Cecil St, Margate, Kent
    Shrubsole Lawrence Jr, head, married, 29, confectioner, b. Margate
    Mercy Lawrence, wife, 31, b. Margate
    Harriett Lawrence, dau, 3, b. Margate
    Henry W Lawrence, son, 5 mo, Margate.
  4. 1881 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG11, piece 985, folio 128, p. 37
    50 High St, Margate, Kent
    Shrubsole Lawrence, head, married, 40, confectioner, b. Margate
    Mercy Lawrence, wife, 42, b. Margate
    Henry W Lawrence, son, 10, scholar, b. Margate
    Emily M Lawrence, dau, 7, scholar, b. Margate
    Florence M Lawrence, dau, 2, b. Margate
    Ellen Esther Amos?, servant, unm, 20, general servant, b. Faversham.
  5. 1891 England census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, RG12, piece 728, folio 27, p. 11
    50 High St, Margate, Kent
    Shrubsole Lawrence, head, married, 73, baker, b. Kent, Woodnesboro'
    Harriet Lawrence, wife, 74, b. Margate
    Shrubsole Lawrence, son, 49, baker, b. Margate
    Mercy Lawrence, dau-in-law, 50, b. Margate
    Herbert William Lawrence, gson, single, 20, b. Margate
    Emily Mercy Lawrence, gdau, 16, b. Margate
    Frances Mary Lawrence, gdau, 12, b. Margate.
    [The names Herbert, for Henry, and Frances Mary, for Florence Mabel, are puzzling. They may have been an enumeration error, or perhaps the family weree experimenting with preferred names. There is little doubt that these were the children of Shrubsole and Mercy Lawrence.]
Last Edited14 November 2016