Henry William Blake1

#55959, b. 22 December 1798, d. 28 November 1857

Individual's Timeline

Birth22 December 1798Henry William Blake2
Christening13 January 1799Henry William Blake2
Death of Father1813Thomas Blake
Marriage18 November 1831Henry William Blake3
Death15 March 1843Louisa Day4
Marriage18 August 1846Henry William Blake
Death28 November 1857Henry William Blake
Probate27 January 1858Henry William Blake

Primary events

Secondary circumstances

  • Occupation: Henry was a Church of England Priest, who was the Rector of Thurning for a number of years before he died.

Census details

  • Henry William was named first in the census taken on the night of 6th June 1841. The address was The Rectory, Thurning, Norfolk, England. He was aged 42 years.
  • In the census taken on the night of 30th March 1851, Henry William was the head of the household. The address was Thurning, Norfolk, England. With his unmarried sister, Judith Elizabeth Blake, and 2 young daughters. He is married but his wife is not at home. There 4 servants.. His children Anna and Ellen were living with him.
His life was recorded thus ~~ Adm. pens. at CORPUS CHRISTI, Jan. 6, 1817. Of Norwich. [3rd s. of Thomas, Esq., barrister-at-law, of Scottow, Norfolk. B. Dec. 22, 1798.] ' Matric. Michs. 1817; Scholar, 1818; B.A. 1821; M.A. 1824. Fellow, 1822. Ord. deacon (Norwich) May 25, 1823; priest, 1824; R. of Thurning, Norfolk, 1824-57. Married (1) Louisa, dau. of Charles Day, clerk, of Horsford; (2) Mary, dau. of Major Heitland, of the Bengal Artillery. Died Nov. 28, 1857, aged 58. Buried at Thurning. Father of William H. (1872) and brother of Thomas (1806). (Burke, L.G; G. Mag., 1858, I. III.)5

Child of Henry William Blake and Louisa Day

Children of Henry William Blake and Mary Heitland


  1. Free parish registers, online http://www.freereg.org.uk, Norfolk
    Place     Thurning
    Church     St Andrew
    RegisterNumber     136
    BaptismDate     24 Jan 1843
    Forename     Henry
    Sex     M
    FatherForename     Henry Wm
    MotherForename     Louisa
    FatherSurname     BLAKE
    Abode     Thurning
    FatherOccupation     Clerk
    Notes     Born in Parish of St Mary in Marsh, Norwich.
    FileNumber     1637.
  2. Free parish registers, online http://www.freereg.org.uk,      Norfolk
    Place     Norwich
    Church     St George Tombland
    RegisterNumber     238
    DateOfBirth     22 Dec 1798
    BaptismDate     13 Jan 1799
    Forename     Henry William
    Sex     M
    FatherForename     Thomas
    MotherForename     Theodora Martha
    FatherSurname     BLAKE
    MotherSurname     COLOMBINE
    Notes     T.Blake ESQ
    FileNumber     4379.
  3. International Genealogical Index (IGI), Name:     Henry William, Rev. Blake
    Birth Date:     1810
    Age:     21
    Spouse's Name:     Louisa Day
    Spouse's Birth Date:     1810
    Spouse's Birthplace:
    Spouse's Age:     21
    Event Date:     18 Nov 1831
    Event Place:     Horsford, Norfolk, England
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    Indexing Project (Batch) Number:     I07377-6
    System Origin:     England-EASy
    GS Film number:     1596346
    Reference ID:     Item 3, pg 53

    Citing this Record:
    "England Marriages, 1538–1973 ," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NF5S-N4X : accessed 21 Nov 2013), Henry William, Rev. Blake and Louisa Day, 18 Nov 1831.
  4. International Genealogical Index (IGI),      Norfolk
    Place     Thurning
    Church     St Andrew
    RegisterNumber     74
    BurialDate     17 Mar 1843
    Forename     Louisa
    Surname     BLAKE
    Age     33
    Abode     Thurning
    FileNumber     1633.
  5. Clergy of the Church of England, online http://ccedb.cch.kcl.ac.uk/index.html, person ID 43970.