Henry William Martyr

Male 1873 - 1939  (65 years)


Personal Information    |    Notes    |    All

  • Name Henry William Martyr 
    Born 16 Jun 1873  Ladywell Park, Lewisham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 8 May 1939  160 Rushey Green, Lewisham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3918  Chertsey
    Last Modified 12 Sep 2016 

    Father William Harry Martyr,   b. 22 Jul 1850, Byfleet, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1904, Lewisham Union Infirmary, Lewisham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Mother Maria Hannah Smith,   b. Between 20 and 29 Dec 1850, Francis Street, Deptford, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1899, Union Infirmary, Greenwich, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 187 years) 
    Married 12 Dec 1870  The Parish Church of All Saints, Blackheath, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • General Register Office, Register of Marriages, Registration District of Lewisham, Kent, England, OND 1870, Volume 1d, Page 1072.

      Certificate of Marriage, The Parish Church of All Saints, Blackheath, County of Kent, England, Entry # 85. On the 12th December 1870 between:

      William Harry MARTYR, aged 20 years, a Bachelor, a Carpenter, of 6 Camden Square, Blackheath, son of John MARTYR, a Carpenter, and:
      Maria Hannah SMITH, aged 20 years, of no employment, residing at 1 Molesaith Street, Lewisham, daughter of Henry William SMITH, a Builder.

      Marriage witnessed by John Brown DUNLOP and Emma CORBETT, and ceremony performed by C R STEVENS, after Banns.
    Family ID F210  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Adelaide Eliza Allcorn,   b. Abt Mar 1878, Woolwich, Greenwich, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1941, 6 Downs Road, Beckenham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Married 12 Jun 1897  Holy Trinity Church, Greenwich, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • General Register Office, Register of Marriages, Registration District of Greenwich, Kent, England, AMJ 1897, Volume 1d, Page 1771.

      Certificate of Marriage, Holy Trinity Church, Parish of Greenwich, County of London, England, Entry # 262. On the 12th June 1897 between:

      Henry William MARTYR, aged 24 years, a Bachelor, a Baker, son of Harry William MARTYR, a Carpenter, and:
      Adelaide Eliza ALLCORN, aged 22 years, a Spinster of no employment, daughter of Benjamin Samuel ALLCORN, a Brass Moulder.

      Marriage witnessed by Maria Hannah MARTYR and William Harry MARTYR [Groom's parents] and ceremony performed by L F HOOPER, Vicar, after Banns.
    Children 
     1. Edith Gertrude Martyr,   b. 6 Jan 1898, 28 Albem Grove, Greenwich, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Henry William Benjamin Martyr,   b. 28 May 1900, Plumstead, Kent, England, Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1973, Truro, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     3. G.L. Martyr
    Last Modified 12 Sep 2016 
    Family ID F268  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • General Register Office, Register of Births, Registration District of Lewisham, Kent, England, JAS 1873, Volume 1d, Page 902.

      Certificate of Birth, Registration District of Lewisham, Birth in the Sub-district of Lewisham Village, County of Kent, England, Entry # 387. On the 16th June 1873, at Ladywell Park, Henry William MARTYR, a son to William Harry MARTYR, a Carpenter, and Maria Hannah MARTYR, formerly SMITH. Informant: William Harry MARTYR, Father of the same address, to Registrar, James BELCHAM on the 24th July 1873.



      findmypast.co.uk
      Chelsea Pensioners Service Records of The British Army, 1883-1900:
      WO97-3436-160:

      Army Form B.265:Short Service - Attestation Of:
      [Extracts from]

      Attestation Date:25th February 1895
      Location:Thames Recruiting District, Woolwich
      No:3512
      Name:Henry William Martyr
      Corps:Hussars of the Line
      Parish/Town Born:Lewisham, Kent
      Age:21 Years, 8 Months
      Trade or Calling:Baker
      Height:5 feet 7 inches
      Weight:119 lbs
      Discharged:5th April 1895
      Reason:"Being unfit for service within 3 months on enlistment"
      Name & Address N of K:Father:Harry28 Albion Rd, Catford, Kent
      Mother:Maria
      Older Bro:SidneyStanton Rd, Catford, Kent
      Younger Bro:Phillip{
      Younger Bro:Arthur{With parents


      The 1911 Population Census of England shows Henry William MARTYR, aged
      37 years, a Baker, born Lewisham, Kent residing at 31 Lochaber Road, Lee together with his wife, Adelaide Eliza MARTYR, aged 33 years, born Woolwich, Kent and their 3 children: Edith Gertrude MARTYR, aged 13 years, born Greenwich, Kent, Henry William MARTYR, aged 10 years, born Plumstead, Kent, and Gladys Lilian MARTYR, aged 1 year, born Lee, Kent.
      (RG14 PN2741 RG78 PN94 RD29 SD2 ED12 SN182 - 31 Lochaber Road, Lee, Lewisham, Kent, England).



      General Register Office, Register of Deaths, Registration District of Lewisham, Kent, England, AMJ 1939, Aged 65 years, Volume 1d, Page 876.

      Certificate of Death, Registration District of Lewisham, Death in the Sub-district of Catford, Metropolitan Borough of Lewisham, Kent, England, Entry # 176. On the
      8th May 1939 at 160 Rushey Green, Henry William MARTYR, aged 65 year
      106 Lee High Road, Lee, a Journeyman Baker. Cause of death: Heart disease,
      ch. nephritis, Natural causes - P.M. Certificate received from, W H WHITEHOUSE, Coroner for London (SE District) Inquest held 10th May 1939, to Registrar,
      W KUSELEY on the 10th May 1939.