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Henry Edmunds


Henry Edmunds was born in Banbury, Oxfordshire.

On 26th July 1849, he married (1) Caroline Hatton [1823-1853] at St Paul's Church, Islington.

In 1852, they moved to Halifax.

He was an ironmonger / iron merchant at Halifax / a partner in Roper & Edmunds [1854] / a partner in Edmunds & Hookway [1868].


  1. Henry

Caroline died in childbirth [26th May 1953].

On 1st June 1854, he married (2) Sarah Hannah Walker at Stainland Wesleyan Chapel.

Sarah Hannah was the daughter of Samuel Walker

The ceremony was conducted by Rev F. F. Edmunds of Wisbeach


  1. Alice Mary [b 1856] who married [September 1879] Alfred S. Milnes of Stoke Newington at South Parade Chapel
  2. Edith Milnes [b 1858]

The family lived at

He was active in local affairs.

In 1879, he was a shareholder in John Bagnall & Sons Limited of Birmingham.

Henry, Sarah and other members of the family were buried at Stoney Royd Cemetery

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