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Henry Whish (1842 - 1882)

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Henry Whish
Born [location unknown]
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Ontario, Canadamap
Profile last modified 12 Jan 2020 | Created 17 Jan 2019
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Henry was born 27 Aug 1842 in England. He worked for 12 years in the Cathedral School of Music, Lincoln, England. In 1880 and 1881 he taught music at Brantford Young Ladies College in Brantford, Ontario. The 1881 census lists him with his wife Sarah Whish (26) and children George (15), Henry Maurice (14), Arther Edward (11) and boarder Alford Garland Payne (23). [1] Henry passed away in 1882 and was buried in Burlington Cemetery, Hamilton, Onrtario. (now called Hamilton Cemetery) [2]


  1. 1881 Census of Canada, Ward 3, Hamilton City, Ontario, page 1, family 5, digital image; Ancestry, citing Library and Archives Canada Roll: C_13256
  2. Find A Grave, memorial 103784365

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