Henry ROGERS,   31 MAR 1840 - 23 SEPT 1886

1840 born 31 March,
Leamington, Warwick, Warwickshire

Births Sep 1839
Birmingham XVI 216


Henry Snr listed as a Porter
( for the Railways).
Leamington Priors,
Knightlow (Kenilworth Division),

Henry ROGERS 30 Head Birmingham, Warwickshire.
Elizabeth ROGERS 30 Wife Stowesbridge, Worcestershire
Elizabeth ROGERS 3 Daug Leamington, Warwickshire
Henry ROGERS 1 son Leamington, Warwickshire.
David Corafs (?) 55 Groom  


Henry Snr listed as a Porter
( for the Railways).
20 Alveston Place
HO/107/2072 Folio 520
Page 40,
FHL Film 0087338

Henry ROGERS 41 Head Porter Birmingham, Warwickshire.
Elizabeth ROGERS 41 Wife   Stowesbridge, Worcestershire
Elizabeth ROGERS 13 Daug Scholar Leamington, Warwickshire.
Henry ROGERS 10 Son Scholar Leamington, Warwickshire.
G. W. SIFFLECT 28 Lodger Musician Blackeath, Kent (Musician)

1861 ?

St Mary, Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Listed as a fireman

Henry Rogers 21 Lodger Leamington, Warwickshire

1868 3 April - Henry marries
Jessie Grant at
Bebington Church, Birkenhead, Cheshire.

1870 Birth of son Henry in Birkenhead, Cheshire.


Census St. Martin,
Worcestershire listed as
Locomotive Engine Driver

Henry ROGERS 31 Head Leamington, Warwickshire
Jessie ROGERS 28 Wife Keith, Banffshire, Scotland
Henry ROGERS 1 Son Tranmere, Cheshire
George Wm ROGERS 3mths Son St Martins, Worcestershire

1872 Daughter Jessie Ellen born

1874 Son Earnest J born

1874 Railway Employee

1875 Son Joseph born

1876 10 Dec - daughter
Elizabeth Ellen (Helen)
born at home, registered
Claines Droitwich, ,Worchester

1877 Daughter Edith Elizabeth born. (she ended up living in London)

1879 Family moves to Newport, Wales, daughter Annie Louise born

1880 Son Charles born

1881 Census -
Family living at 33 Upper Raglan,
Monmouth, Wales
Henry senior is a Railways Clerk Unemployed 

1874 Railway Employee

1882 15th Jun Son Vernon born

1886 23rd Sept - Husband
Henry Rogers dies at
Moor Park, Hoole, Chester.
Cheshire West : CAT/53/44

click for death cert
OS Map c:1875 Modern Map c:1875 same position


Overleigh Cemetery Records
Henry Rogers

Records state that Henry has been buried in a
shared grave with two other people.
John Jones, buried Dec 1893,
Robert Jones buried Dec 1884.

Description: Railway Inspector
Age: 46 y
Address: Hoole Road
Date of Death: 23/09/1886
Date of Burial: 27/09/1886
Grave Number: R9303
Page Number: 169
Consecrated: True
Cemetery Register: DCE/1/4
Running Number: 1693

1887 Will register 


Will of Henry ROGERS.....
Sept 22nd 1886
This is to Certify that I Will and bequeath the whole of my household
furniture and effects unreservidly to my Wife Jessie Rogers – Signed –
Henry Rogers –Witness to Signatures – John Jones – Henry Jones
At Chester on the 10th day of January 1887 Administration with the will
ansiexed of the personal estate of Henry Rogers late of Moor Park Hoole near
Chester in the County of Chester deceased who died on the 23rd day of September 1886
at Moor Park. A funeral was granted to Jessie Rogers the lawful Widow and Reliet of the
said deceased and the sole legalee named in the said Will. There being no
Executor named in the said Will
Gross amount £30
Extracted by the Administrator

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