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William Henry Berry

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1837 Born in Sowerby Bridge, son of Robert Berry and his wife Martha[1]

1851 William H Berry 13, and John Berry 11 were at school in Elland[2]

1858 Married Mary Halstead in Halifax[3], son of Robert Berry, engineer.

1861 William H Berry 23, engineer, lived in Sowerby with Mary Berry 23[4]

1871 Foreman engineer, lived in Sowerby Bridge, with Mary Berry 32, Albert E Berry 6, and his aunt Elizabeth Berry, 60; next door to Francis Berry[5]

1881 Mechanical engineer, lived in Sowerby with Mary Berry 42, Albert Edward Berry 16[6]

1888 Died at Sowerby Bridge, engineer and machine tool maker; Mary Berry widow; Albert Edward Berry, mechanical engineer, the son[7]

Other William Henry Berrys, born in the same area at about the same time


c.1838 Born in Norland[8], son of Joseph Berry and his wife Elizabeth.


c.1840 Born in Sowerby Bridge

1851 William Berry 35, iron moulder, lived in Sowerby Bridge with Sarah Berry 34, Ephzibah Berry 13, William H Berry 11, Mary Eliza Berry 9, John Berry 6, Fred Berry 4, Ann Berry 2[9]

1871 Machine tool maker, lived in Wortley, Leeds with Emma Berry 30, Arnold W Berry 1[10]

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. 1851 census
  3. BMD
  4. 1861 census
  5. 1871 census
  6. 1881 census
  7. National Probate Calendar
  8. 1871 census
  9. 1851 census
  10. 1871 census