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Henry Wall [w.9.1.6]

Henry Wall was the sixth child of William Wall & Mary Ball born Oct-December 1880 at Ocker Hill, Tipton, Staffs.

In 1881 Henry & his parents & brothers & sisters were living at 72 Lea Brook Rd, Tipton.

Henry was still living at home at Lea Brook Rd in 1891 with 2 sisters & 2 brothers & his mother, who had remarried after the death of Henry’s father.  His step-father, Joseph Groves, was not at home at the time of the census.

Henry (listed as Harry in the census) was still at home in 1901, now 11 St James St, Wednesbury.  His mother & younger brother & sister were also at home but again his step-father was not.  Harry was working as a tapper of locomotive wheels for the railway.

Harry married Jane Brookes in July-September 1902 at Wednesbury, St James.  Jane (known as Jennie) was born c1882 at Wednesbury.

In 1911 Harry & Jennie were living at 40 Meeting St, Wednesbury & Harry was now described as a wheel & axle worker at the axle works.  They had 4 children – Charlotte Ivy (8), Gertrude Sylvia (7), William Henry (6) & Sydney (1).  It was noted on the census that one of their children had died before the 1911 census.

Daughter Charlotte married Henry J L Taylor in 1921 at Lichfield, Staffs.

Daughter Gertrude married Afanacia Topaka in 1921 at West Bromwich, Staffs.

The children of Henry Wall & Jane Brookes were:

w.  Charlotte Ivy Wall born Oct-December 1902 at Wednesbury, Staffs
w.  Gertrude Sylvia Wall born January 26th, 1904 at Wednesbury, Staffs; died December 1973 at North Bierley, West Yorks
w.  William Henry Wall born Jan-march 1905 at Wednesbury, Staffs
w.  Sydney Wall born c1910 at Shettlestone, Glasgow, Scotland



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