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Henry Duke (abt. 1895 - abt. 1969)

Henry (Harry) Duke
Born about in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdommap
Husband of — married 15 May 1920 in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdommap
[children unknown]
Died about at about age 73 in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdommap
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Profile last modified | Created 27 Sep 2009
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Biography

Harry was the son of George Henry Duke and Emily. He was baptized 14 Aug 1895 in Sheffield.[1]

Age 5 in 1901. The family was living on Burnt Tree Lane in Sheffield. His father was age 37, b in Sheffield, a scissor grinder. Mother Emily was age 32 b Sheffield. Sister Emily was age 9. Sister Alice was age 3.[2]

At age 15 Harry was an errand boy for a cutlery works. He was with his mother Emily, age 42, and siblings Emily, age 19, Alice, age 13, Lily age 10 and George Henry Duke, age 6.[3]

Jessie Farrand married Harry Duke 15 May 1920 in Sheffield, Yorkshire. She was single, age 24, the daughter of James Farrand, file roller. Harry Duke was age 24, a wheelwright, son of George Henry Duke, grinder.[4]

Research Notes

Two indexed deaths for Harry Duke have been found in Yorkshire, two years apart.[5] [6]


Sources

  1. "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975", database, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NY99-JTY : 5 February 2023), Harry Duke, 1895.
  2. "England and Wales Census, 1901," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X9RN-HPW : 21 May 2019), Henry Duke in household of George Henry Duke, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom; from "1901 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing North Sheffield subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.
  3. "England and Wales Census, 1911," , FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XWKX-N1D : 14 June 2019), Harry Duke in household of Emily Duke Mrs, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom; from "1911 England and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 14, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.
  4. "England, Yorkshire, Parish Registers, 1538-2016", database, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:6652-98WH : 11 August 2022), Jessie Farrand in entry for Harry Duke, 1920.
  5. "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007", database, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVCL-GLG3 : 1 November 2021), Harry Duke, 1967.
  6. "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007", database, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVCJ-V298 : 1 November 2021), Harry Duke, 1969.




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