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Henry Taylor 1880-1951
Gaz's great grandfather
Leonard Taylor 1913-1994
son of Henry Taylor
Kathleen Ann Taylor 1949-L
daughter of Leonard Taylor
Gareth Roy L G Greatrix 1972-L
son of Kathleen Ann Taylor
ID: 729  Henry Taylor 1880-1951
Gaz’s Great Grandfather
Birth    14 February 1880 West Ham, London
Death 16 June 1951 Norton Canes, Staffordshire
Henry Taylor was born 14th Feb 1880 in West Ham, London.He was the second son of Charles and Alice Taylor (nee Smith). 
We know that in 1884 the family moved to Nottingham. According to the birth certificate his sister Emily was born in a van opposite Goodhead Street in November 1884 which indicates the family may have been travellers/gypsies.
1891
19th February 1891 -  Henrys father Charles died in Nottingham. 
1891 Census for '9 Leather Street, Nottingham'
Name                 
Relationship Status       Age     Est YOB Gender   Birth County                    Occupation                  
Alice Taylor        Head              Widowed 34       1857        Female Wanstead, Essex            Charlady
Fred Taylor Son   13 1878 Male West Ham, Essex Coal Labourer
Henry Taylor Son   11 1880 Male West Ham, Essex Schoolboy
Charles Taylor Son   8 1883 Male Walthamstow, Essex Schoolboy
John Taylor Son   7 1884 Male
Edmonton, Essex Schoolboy
Emily Taylor Daughter   6 1885 Female Nottingham, Notts Schoolgirl
Henrys brother, George William Taylor was born at St Philips, Nottingham in July 1892. We believe his father was Moses M A Kadar, a general practioner in Nottingham, orginally from the West Indies.
Between 1892 and 1895 we know the family moved to Norton Canes in Staffordshire. 
In 1895, his mother, Alice had another child, Lucy at Norton Canes. We are unsure of who her father was at present.
1900
17th September 1900 - Marriage of Henry Taylor and Christina Stackhouse at Rushall, Staffordshire. 
6th November 1900 - Birth of son, John Henry Taylor at Norton Canes, Staffordshire, registered at Cannock.
1901
1901 Census for 'Stokes Lane, Norton Canes'
Name                     
Relationship   Status       Age     Est YOB Gender   Birth County                    Occupation                  
Henry Taylor        Head            Married     21        1880       Male       West Ham, London       Coal Miner - Rock Upper
Christina Taylor   Wife Married 20 1881 Female Liverpool, Lancashire  
John H Taylor Son   4 mths 1901 Male
Norton Canes, Staffs  
Isaiah Whitehouse Father in Law   43 1858 Male Staunton, Glocs Ord Agr Labourer
 24th October 1901 - Birth of son, Charles Taylor in Norton Canes, Staffordshire.
14th April 1903 - Birth of son, Henry Taylor in Norton Canes, Staffordshire
1905
1908
25th October 1905 - Birth of son Fred Taylor in Norton Canes, Staffordshire,
29th April 1908 - Birth of son, William George Taylor in Norton Canes, Staffordshire.
1911
1911 Census for 'Stokes Lane, Norton Canes'
Name                           
Relationship   Status       Age     Est YOB Gender   Birth County                    Occupation                  
Henry Taylor        Head            Married     31 1880       Male       West Ham, London       Coal Miner Hewer
Christina Taylor   Wife Married 28 1883 Female Liverpool, Lancashire  
John Henry Taylor Son   4 mths 1901 Male
Norton Canes, Staffs  
Charles Taylor Son   9 1902 Male Norton Canes, Staffs
Henry Taylor Son   7 1904 Male Norton Canes, Staffs  
Fred Taylor Son   5 1906 Male Norton Canes, Staffs  
William George Taylor Son   2 1909 Male Norton Canes, Staffs  
1913
1916
21 May 1913- Birth of son Leonard Taylor in Norton Canes, Staffordshire,
20 August 1916- Birth of daughter, Alice Taylor in Norton Canes, Staffordshire,
1919
25 March 1919 - Birth of son Edward Arthur Taylor in Norton Canes, Staffordshire,
1933
17 June 1933 - The family continued to live in Stokes Lane until at least 1933 as we can see from the postcard below.
This postcard is postmarked Hayes, Middlesex 1933, and addressed to their son Leonard, still living in Stokes Lane. It is sent by Henrys wife, Christina and signed from Christina and Henry. (Mother & Dad) It reads:

'Dear Len,
Just a card to let you know we got here alright and they are all well. Dad says he expects you have got some luck by now, we hope so and don't forget the greenhouse. Trusting you are all well.
from Mother, Dad'


1939
1939 Registry for 81, Butts Lane, Norton Canes, Staffs'
Name                           
Birth Date     Gender    Status     Birth County                    Occupation                                                   
Henry Taylor        14/02/1880   Male        Married West Ham, London        Colliery Fireman (below ground) Examiner
Christina Taylor   10/10/1881 Female Married Liverpool, Lancashire UDD
Edward Taylor 25/03/1919 Male
Single Norton Canes, Staffs Colliery Onsetter (above ground)
Alice F M Ambrose     03/03/1900 Female Married  Norton Canes, Staffs UDD
Undisclosed person prob. Alice        
Henry Taylor with his daughter Alice.
1944
Death of wife, Christina, who passed away in December 1944,  aged 62 years at Cannock, Staffordshire.
1951
16 June 1951 - Henry passes away age 72. He had continued to live at 81 Butts Lane up until his death.