Henry Robert Shortland

Henry Robert Shortland[1, 2, 3]

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  • Name Henry Robert Shortland 
    Registration Between 1 Jan 1875 and 31 Mar 1875  Islington, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Birth 
    • Volume 1b, Page 310
    Born 4 Feb 1875  Islington, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Residence 4 Feb 1875  Islington, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    85 Frederick Street 
    Census 5 Apr 1891  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Wales 
    Occupation 5 Apr 1891  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Apprentice Tailor 
    Military Service 24 Aug 1897  [10
    Rifle Brigade (Prince Consort's Own) 
    Occupation 29 Sep 1939  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Tailor 
    Residence 29 Sep 1939  Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    23 Sea View Terrace 
    Died 9 Oct 1960  Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 11
    Registration Dec 1960  Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Death 
    • Volume 9c, Page 1076
    Name Harry 
    Headstones Submit Headstone Photo Submit Headstone Photo 
    Person ID I1326  The Williams Family Tree
    Last Modified 7 Feb 2021 

    Father Richard Joseph Shortland
              b. 31 Jan 1843, Pancras, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 3 Mar 1878, Islington, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years) 
    Mother Sarah Gibson
              b. 5 Mar 1841, Croydon, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 30 Apr 1877, Islington, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Married 18 Jan 1863  Islington, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    • London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921

      Information for Richard Joseph SHORTLAND

      Age: 21
      Estimated birth year: abt 1842
      Spouse Name: Sarah Gibson
      Spouse Age: 24
      Record Type: Marriage
      Event Date: 18 Jan 1863
      Parish: St Andrew, Barnsbury
      County: Middlesex
      Borough: Islington
      Father Name: Richard Shortland
      Spouse Father Name: James Gibson
    Registration Mar 1863  Islington, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Marriage 
    • Volume 1b, Page 263
    Family ID F565  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susannah Williams
              b. 6 Aug 1874, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 5 Dec 1960, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married Abt 28 Dec 1911  [11, 15
    Children 
     1. Wilfred Owen Shortland
              b. 13 Mar 1912
              d. 12 May 1940  (Age 28 years)  [family member]
     2. Iris Doreen Shortland
              b. 7 Nov 1915, Agra, Madhya Pradesh, India Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown  [unknown]
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F282  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Obituary for Henry Robert Shortland
    Obituary for Henry Robert Shortland
    Courtesy of Marian Lott
    Obituary Notice for Margretta Rees nee Williams
    Obituary Notice for Margretta Rees nee Williams
    Funeral Notice for Harry Shortland
    Funeral Notice for Harry Shortland
    Obituary for Harry Shortland
    Obituary for Harry Shortland

    Headstones
    Headstone for Henry Robert Shortland, his wife Susannah, and their son Wilfred Owen.
    Headstone for Henry Robert Shortland, his wife Susannah, and their son Wilfred Owen.
    In Loving Memory
    of
    Henry Robert Shortland
    Born 4th February 1875
    Died 9th October 1960
    And His Beloved Wife
    Susanah Shortland
    Born 6th August 1874
    Died 5th December 1960
    Also Of Their Beloved Son
    Wilfred Owen Shortland
    Born 12th March 1912
    Killed in Action over Holland
    1940
    Aged 28 Years
    The Lord Is My Shepherd

    1939 Register
    1939 Register: Household for Henry R. Shortland (1326)
    1939 Register: Household for Henry R. Shortland (1326)

    BMD Certificates
    Birth Certificate for Henry Robert SHORTLAND (01326)
    Birth Certificate for Henry Robert SHORTLAND (01326)
    Entry 114; Registration District: Islington; 1875. Birth in the Sub-district of Islington West in the County of Middlesex.

    Census
    1891 Wales Census for Aberdovey, Merionethshire
    1891 Wales Census for Aberdovey, Merionethshire
    RG12 Piece 4587 Folio 46 Page 6  

    Dwelling 11 New Street 
    Location Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales 
    Source RG12 Piece 4587 Folio 46 Page 6 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Relationship Marriage Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    EVANS John Head 30 Tailor and Draper Llanbrynmair, Montgomeryshire 
    EVANS Mary Wife 28  Aberdovey, Merionethshire 
    EVANS Elizabeth Daughter   Aberdovey, Merionethshire 
    EVANS Annie Daughter   Aberdovey, Merionethshire 
    EVANS John O Son   Aberdovey, Merionethshire 
    EVANS Mary Daughter  11m  Aberdovey, Merionethshire 
    EVANS Mary J Servant  16 General Servant Llanbrynmair Montgomeryshire 
    SHORTLAND Henry R Servant  16 Apprentice Tailor London 

  • Notes 
    • From Iris Doreen Owens' notes:

      Grandfather: N. Wales Welsh for Grandfather 'Taid'.
      Henry Robert Shortland: Feb 4th 1875.
      85 Frederick Street, Islington, London.
      Tailor.

      The only record of a Henry R. Shortland in 1881 is from the return for The New Orphan Houses, Ashley Down, Bristol St James & St Paul Out, Gloucester, England (RG11 Piece 2488 Folio 115 Page 8) that gives this (extract) information:- Henry R. SHORTLAND, 6, M(ale), Scholar, Islington, Middlesex, England.

      From the 1891 Census (RG12 Piece 4587 Folio 46 Page 6) Henry R(obert), 16, from London, was serving as an Apprentice Tailor, to John Evans of 11 New Street, Aberdovey, Merionethshire, Wales. John, 30, a Tailor and Draper from Llanbrynmair, Montgomeryshire was living there with his wife Mary, 28, and their children Elizabeth, 7, Annie, 5, John O(wen), 2, and Mary, 11 months. Also there was Mary J Evans, 16, a General Servant from Llanbrynmair, Montgomeryshire.

  • Sources 
    1. [S5417] 1911 England Census - Alive, (People who should be alive for the 1911 England and Wales Census) (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S6297] Temp Tag 9 II (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S9816] Alive for the 1939 Register, (accessed 24 Feb 2016). (Reliability: 3).
      People who should be alive for the 1939 Register

    4. [S328] Registration of Births, Deaths and Marriages, (Ancestry.co.uk), Mar 1875, Islington, Middlesex, Volume 1b, Page 310 (Reliability: 3).
      Henry Robert SHORTLAND

    5. [S2310] Birth Certificate for Henry Robert SHORTLAND (01326), Entry 114; Registration District: Islington; 1875. Birth in the Sub-district of Islington West in the County of Middlesex. (Reliability: 4).

    6. [S10553] 1939 Register for England and Wales (FindMyPast), FindMyPast, ( FindMyPast . http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-world-records/1939-register.), (http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-world-records/1939-register : accessed 21 Feb 2016); Household for Henry R. Shortland (1326). (Reliability: 3).
      Extracted from the 1939 Register
      (http://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=TNA%2FR39%2F7639%2F7639A%2F007%2F09)
      17/3/2016

      Shortland Household (4 People)
      23 Sea View Terrace , Towyn U.D., Merionethshire, Wales

      First Name(s): Henry R
      Last Name(s): Shortland
      Date of Birth: 04 Feb 1875
      Sex: Male
      Occupation: Tailor
      Marital Status: Married
      Schedule: 55
      Schedule Sub Number: 1

      First Name(s): Susannah
      Last Name(s): Shortland
      Date of Birth: 08 Aug 1874
      Sex: Female
      Occupation: Domestic Duties At Home
      Marital Status: Married
      Schedule: 55
      Schedule Sub Number: 2

      First Name(s): Iris D
      Last Name(s): Owens (Shortland)
      Date of Birth: 07 Nov 1915
      Sex: Female
      Occupation: Nurse Srn
      Marital Status: Single
      Schedule: 55
      Schedule Sub Number: 3

      First Name(s): Iris D
      Last Name(s): Owens (Shortland)
      Date of Birth: 07 Nov 1915
      Sex: Female
      Occupation: -
      Marital Status: -
      Schedule: 55
      Schedule Sub Number: 3
      http://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=TNA%2FR39%2F7639%2F7639A%2F007%2F09

    7. [S10652] Headstone for Henry Robert Shortland (1326), Henry Robert Shortland (1326) monumental inscription, Courtesy of Lloyd Owens. (Reliability: 3).
      In Loving Memory
      of
      Henry Robert Shortland
      Born 4th February 1875
      Died 9th October 1960
      And His Beloved Wife
      Susanah Shortland
      Born 6th August 1874
      Died 5th December 1960
      Also Of Their Beloved Son
      Wilfred Owen Shortland
      Born 12th March 1912
      Killed in Action over Holland
      1940
      Aged 28 Years
      The Lord Is My Shepherd
      Courtesy of Lloyd Owens

    8. [S2310] Birth Certificate for Henry Robert SHORTLAND (01326), Birth Certificate for Henry Robert SHORTLAND (Reliability: 4).

    9. [S1021] RG12 Piece 4587 Folio 46 Page 6, (Aberdovey, Merionethshire), RG12 Piece 4587 Folio 46 Page 6 (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S10660] British Army Service Records 1760-1915, ((https://findmypast.com)), accessed 7 Feb 2021), British Army Service Records 1760-1915 for Henry Robert SHORTLAND (1326); 24 Aug 1897: 5th Bn Rifle Bde. (Reliability: 3).
      Extracted from the FindMyPast website, 7/2/2021

      British Army Service Records 1760-1915 for Henry Robert SHORTLAND

      First name(s): Henry Robert
      Last name: SHORTLAND
      Birth year: 1875
      Birth parish: Islington
      Birth town: London
      Birth county: Middlesex
      Birth country: England
      Service number: 4468
      Regiment: Rifle Brigade (Prince Consort's Own)
      Year: 1897
      Attestation date: 24 Aug 1897
      Attestation age years: 22
      Attestation service number: 4468
      Attestation corps: 5th Bn Rifle Bde
      Document type: Attestation
      Archive reference: WO 96
      Series: Wo 96 - Militia Service Records 1806-1915
      Box: 1273
      Box record number: 162
      Archive: The National Archives
      Country: England
      Record set: British Army Service Records
      Category: Military, armed forces & conflict
      Subcategory: Regimental & service records
      Collections from: Great Britain, England
      https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=GBM/WO96/1273/1615703&hintId=d61ee3fb-f996-4947-9de4-6120ba173c76&hintsRequestId=766665d6-03ca-4b12-9052-c67fc39427d9


    11. [S5535] Lloyd Owens (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S1857] Registration of Deaths, (Ancestry.co.uk), Dec 1960, Sutton Coldfield, Warwickshire, Volume 9c, Page 1076 (Reliability: 3).
      Henry R. SHORTLAND, Age at death 85 (1875)

    13. [S5896] Marriage Certificate for Richard Joseph Shortland and Sarah Gibson (565), Entry 87; Registration District: Islington; 1863. Marriage solemnized at St. Andrew's Church in the Parish of Islington in the County of Middlesex. (Reliability: 4).

    14. [S328] Registration of Births, Deaths and Marriages, (Ancestry.co.uk), Mar 1863, Islington, Middlesex, Volume 1b, Page 263 (Reliability: 3).

    15. [S2262] Una Sanderson (Reliability: 3).