History of the Rebellion of 1745-6 - Harry Langslow

Harry Langslow

Biography

Harry Langslow (1866-1949)

Harry Langslow was born in 1866 to parents William and Sarah Langslow from Balsall Heath, Birmingham, England. He was the third child out of five, he had two older brothers, John (1859-1927) and Howard (1861-1891), and a younger sister, Lucy (1968-?) and brother Frederic (1969-?). By the 1881 England Census, a cousin Florence Dumore was also living with the family.

Harry would start his career as a clerk at a young age and he eventually became a Solicitors clerk in his later years.

In the Spring of 1893, Harry would marry Florence Noad (1865-June 1917) in Worcestershire. They had three children together, Margaret (1893-?), Lucy Winnifred (18 July 1895-Jan 1989), and Jessie Florence (30 July 1898-Aug 1984). Margaret would marry Harold Joseph Hailstone in 1916, and Lucy married John A. Vickerstaff in 1918; Jessie never married.

In 1911, Harry, Florence and their three daughters are living at 139 St Paul’s Road, Balsall Heath, Birmingham. Harry a Solicitors clerk, Margaret a Printing clerk, Lucy a Motor Agency clerk, and at age 12, Lucy was attending school.

Sadly, six years later, Florence passed away at age 52, in June 1917.

In March of 1949, Harry Langslow dies at age 83.

In UPEI’s Provenance Collection, the book, History of the rebellion of 1745-6, by Robert Chambers has his signature “Harry Langslow Birmingham 1891” along with the signature of “Edmund H. Neville, Dec. 25th 1882.”


Sources:

1871, Census Returns of England and Wales. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1871.

1881, Census Returns of England and Wales. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1881.

1891, Census Returns of England and Wales. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1891.

1901, Census Returns of England and Wales. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives, 1901.

1911, Census Returns of England and Wales. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA), 1911.

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