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DICKENSON, Henry

Male 1802 - 1876  (74 years)


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  • Name DICKENSON, Henry 
    Born 1802 
    Christened 10 Jun 1802  Birmingham, Warwickshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Reference Number 7507 
    _UID 68653CD3E2754DD39AEB481A313570001028 
    Died 29 Oct 1876  Lahaina, Hawaii Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I7507  Edgoose
    Last Modified 24 Jun 2017 

    Father DICKENSON, Henry,   b. Abt 1852,   d. 7 Sep 1837, Walsall, Staffordshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother NEAL, Rosabella,   b. Abt 1775,   bur. 29 May 1835, Ashted, Warwickshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Married 13 Aug 1799  Aston juxta Birmingham, Warwickshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1314  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family ROWLEY, Mary Ann Caroline,   b. 1819, Staffordshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 14 Sep 1841  Walsall, Staffordshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. DICKENSON, Rosa,   b. 20 Sep 1842, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. DICKENSON, Caroline,   b. 29 Apr 1844, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. DICKENSON, Henry,   b. 24 Jan 1846, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. DICKENSON, John Henry,   b. 11 Sep 1848, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1930, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    Last Modified 15 Jun 2017 
    Family ID F1864  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • HENRY DICKENSON 1802-18??


      Henry, son of Henry and Rosabella DICKENSON, was baptised at St.Martin, Birmingham, Warwickshire, on 10 June 1802.
      (FamilySearch)

      The marriages of Charlotte ROWLEY to John DICKENSON and Mary Ann Caroline ROWLEY to Henry DICKENSON were registered in 1841.
      (GRO September Q 1841 Walsall 17 220)

      From the 1841 census of Birm[ingha]m Street, Walsall Foreign, Staffordshire:
      *Henry DICKENSON, aged 30, merchant, NOT born in Staffordshire;
      John DICKENSON, aged 25, merchant, NOT born in Staffordshire;
      Rosabella DICKENSON, aged 25, Ind., NOT born in Staffordshire;
      Elizabeth DICKENSON, aged 50, Ind., NOT born in Stafforshire;
      Jane WILKINS, aged 45, F.S., NOT born in Staffordshire.
      (HO107/983/11/24/40)

      Mary Ann Caroline ROWLEY married Henry DICKENSON at St. Matthew's Church, Walsall, Staffordshire, on 14 September 1841. Henry DICKENSON was a Walsall bachelor of full age, a merchant, and son of Henry DICKENSON, a factor. Mary Ann Caroline ROWLEY was described as a Walsall spinster of full age and daughter of Thomas ROWLEY, a factor.
      Witnesses were Thos. ROWLEY and Charlotte ROWLEY.
      (GRO September Q 1841 Walsall 17 220)

      Henry DICKENSON arrived in Tasmania to set up a branch of their Birmingham ironmongery business in Hobart . at some time between their marriage at Walsall in September 1841 and the birth of their first child Rosa on 20 September 1842. One of the firm's managers, Thomas PADMAN, was sent out to manage it. Henry's sister Eleanor (1813-1891) had married a John Thomas WATERHOUSE at Walsall in 1838.
      They arrived at Hobart with John Thomas's parents the Reverend John WATERHOUSE and his wife Jane and other siblings on 1 February 1839.
      (Source: Reverend Rowland WARD, 15.06.2017)

      The Hobart business was at 36 Elizabeth Street, Hobart. It was known as DICKENSON Brothers until the lease and business assets were transferred to STEVENS and HARCOURT in December 1849. In England the Birmingham ironmongery business with two or three branches known as Dickenson Brothers went bust in 1851.
      (Source: Reverend Rowland WARD)
      (London Gazette 27 March 1857, page 1168)

      Henry DICKENSON had a business associate by the name of John T. WATERHOUSE (see above) who went to Honolulo in 1851 and became very successful. Henry followed. He had a successful sugar operation in what became Maui County and died there on 29 October 1876. He and his daughter Rosa were buried in Hale Aloha Cemetery, Lahaina, Maui County, Hawaii, USA.
      (Source: Reverend Rowland WARD)


      (revised 15.06.2017)