Henry Lait

Author: Christine Gambles
Date published: 01/05/2020
© Christine Gambles

Henry Lait



Henry was born in Newbury he was the son of Samuel Henry & Harriet Lait (nee Tooley) who married in Bicester Oxfordshire in 1841, Samuel was a Cooper.

Other children of Samuel & Harriet were:

Samuel 1846-1850                                                                                                                                                                        

George 1848                                                                                                                                                                                    

James 1850                                                                                                                                                                                       

Lucy 1852                                                                                                                                                                                                 

Samuel c1855-1866 (buried in the Newtown Road Cemetery on the 13th January)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

Sarah Ann 1861-1862 (buried in the Newtown Road Cemetery on the 7th March)                                                                    

Fred 1863


The family moved to Newbury before George was born in 1848, they lived in Jack of Newbury Street until at least 1861 moving to Granger’s Yard by 1871 and Milton Court by 1881.

Henry died aged 9 in 1867 he was laid to rest in the Newtown Road Cemetery on the 3rd August.

His mother died aged 65 in 1883 she was laid to rest in the Newtown Road Cemetery on the 3rd November.

His father died aged 74 in 1888 he was laid to rest in the Newtown Road Cemetery on the 21st July.




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