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Henry Avis (1833 - 1901)

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Henry Avis
Born in Withyham, Sussex, Englandmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 7 Sep 1861 in Speldhurst, Kent, Englandmap
Died in Tonbridge, Kent, Englandmap
Profile last modified 23 Jul 2019
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Henry Avis was born in Withyham, Sussex and baptised there on 14 July 1833, he was the son of Obadiah and Jane [1]

He married Mary Jane Jenner on 7 September 1861 in Speldhurst, Kent. Their fathers were recorded as Obadiah Avis and George Jenner. [2]

He passed away in Tonbridge in 1901, he was 64 years old (age 67 on the census of that year) [3]


1881 census: Speldhurst, Kent [4]

  • Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
  • Henry Avis Head Male 46 Withyham, Sussex, England, ag lab
  • Mary J Avis Wife Female 39 Penshurst, Kent, England
  • Arthur Avis Son Male 14 Speldhurst, Kent, England
  • Wm A Avis Son Male 10 Speldhurst, Kent, England
  • Robbing Avis Son Male 8 Speldhurst, Kent, England
  • Fred Avis Son Male 5 Speldhurst, Kent, England
  • Albert G Avis Son Male 3 Speldhurst, Kent, England

1891 census: Bidborough, Kent [5]

  • Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
  • Henry Avis Head Male 56 Sussex, England
  • Mary J Avis Wife Female 49 Kent, England
  • Robin Avis Son Male 18 Kent, England
  • Frederick Avis Son Male 15 Kent, England
  • Albert G Avis Son Male 13 Speldhurst, Kent, England
  • Edmund T Avis Son Male 9 Kent, England
  • Obidad Avis Son Male 4 Speldhurst, Kent, England

1901 census: Hildenborough [6]

  • Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
  • Henry Avis Head Male 67 Withyham, Sussex, STOCKMAN ON FARM
  • Mary J Avis Wife Female 59 Penshurst, Kent
  • Albert G Avis Son Male 23 Speldhurst, Kent
  • Cecil A Avis Son Male 14 Speldhurst, Kent


  1. "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch ( : 10 February 2018, Henry Avis, ); citing item 7 p 4, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,067,363.
  2. "England, Kent, Parish Registers, 1538-1911," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 8 December 2017), Henry Avis and Mary Jane Jenner, 07 Sep 1861; citing Marriage, Speldhurst, Kent, England, Kent Archives Office, Maidstone; FHL microfilm 1,866,583.
  3. ( GRO index Q2 1901 Tonbridge vol 2a page 427
  4. "England and Wales Census, 1881," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 11 December 2017),
  5. "England and Wales Census, 1891," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 3 May 2019),
  6. "England and Wales Census, 1901," database, FamilySearch ( : 20 May 2019),

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