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Henry Best (1828 - 1881)

Henry Best
Born in Tisbury, Wiltshire, England, UKmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married Aug 1847 in Tisbury, Wiltshire, England, UKmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Tisbury, Wiltshire, Englandmap
Profile last modified | Created 2 Mar 2020
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Biography

Henry Best was born in Tisbury, Wiltshire on 24 May 1828, and baptised there on 22 June of the same year.[1] He was the son of William Best and Sophia (Rixon) Best.

In Q3 1847, Henry married Mary Sarah Turner in Tisbury, Wiltshire.[2] The couple set up home at East Hatch, West Tisbury where they started a family.[3][4]

Henry passed away in Tisbury in 1881, he was 52 years of age.[5]

Census

1841 Tisbury, Wiltshire [6]
  • William Best Male 42 Wiltshire, ag lab
  • Sophia Best Female 42 Wiltshire
  • James Best Male 19 Wiltshire, ag lab
  • John Best Male 17 Wiltshire
  • Anna Best Female 15 Wiltshire
  • Henry Best Male 13 Wiltshire
  • Maria Best Female 10 Wiltshire
  • Charles Best Male 5 Wiltshire
  • Jane Best Female 3 Wiltshire
  • Martha Best Female 1 Wiltshire
1861 Tisbury, Wiltshire [7]
  • Henry Best Head Male 32 West Tisbury, Wiltshire, ag lab
  • Mary Sarah Best Wife Female 33
  • William Best Son Male 10 West Tisbury, Wiltshire
  • Ellen Best Daughter Female 8 West Tisbury, Wiltshire
  • Mary Sarah Best Daughter Female 4
  • Elizabeth Best Daughter Female 2 West Tisbury, Wiltshire
  • George Best Son Male 7 (1) West Tisbury, Wiltshire
1871 Tucking Mill, West Tisbury, [8]
  • Harry Best Head Male 42 Tisbury, Wiltshire
  • Mary S Best Wife Female 43 Tisbury, Wiltshire
  • George Best Son Male 11 Tisbury, Wiltshire
  • Harry ? Best Son Male 8 Tisbury, Wiltshire
  • Alice Best Daughter Female 6 Tisbury, Wiltshire
1881 Wardour, Wiltshire [9]
  • Henry Best Head Male 51 Tisbury, Wiltshire, England, farm lab
  • Mary Sarah Best Wife Female 52 Tisbury, Wiltshire, England
  • Thomas Best Son Male 6 Tisbury West, Wiltshire, England

Sources

  1. England Births & Baptisms 1538-1975 / Tisbury, Wiltshire / 22 Jun 1828 baptism of Henry Best, father William Best, mother Sophia;
  2. England Marriage Register Index 1837-2005 / Tisbury Vol.8 p.637, Wiltshire / Jul-Sep 1847 marriage registered of Henry Best & Sarah Turner;
  3. 1851 England Census / East Hatch, West Tisbury, Wiltshire (HO107 / 1849 / 220 p.18) Henry Best age 22, head, married, agricultural labourer, b. Wardour, Wiltshire; in household with Sarah Best age 23, wife, married, b. West Tisbury, Wiltshire; plus three children, all born in West Tisbury, Wiltshire: Maria Best age 3, daughter; Emily Best age 2, daughter; and William Best age 3 months, son;
  4. 1861 England Census / East Hatch, West Tisbury, Wiltshire (HO107 / 1849 / 220 p.18) Henry Best age 22, head, married, agricultural labourer, b. Wardour, Wiltshire; in household with Sarah Best age 23, wife, married, b. West Tisbury, Wiltshire; and three children, all born in West Tisbury - Maria age 3, Emily age 2 and William age 3 months;
  5. (https://www.freebmd.org.uk) GRO index Q2 1881 Tisbury vol 5a page 145
  6. "England and Wales Census, 1841," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M73T-9ZV : 25 May 2019),
  7. "England and Wales Census, 1861," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M723-366 : 24 October 2019),
  8. "England and Wales Census, 1871", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VFJQ-L9J : 28 September 2019),
  9. "England and Wales Census, 1881," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q278-R41W : 12 December 2017),


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