Henry Herd

about 1824–13 October 1903 (Age 79)
Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Henry

When Henry Herd was born about 1824, in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Stephen Hird, was 26 and his mother, Jane Throup, was 23. He married Mary Ann Waller on 23 April 1868, in Bingley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Bingley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years and Darnall, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901. He died on 13 October 1903, in Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 79, and was buried in Bingley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Henry Herd
Mary Ann Waller
Marriage: 23 April 1868
Joseph Herd
Sarah Jane Hird
Matthew Henry Hird

Spouse and Children


    Mary Ann Waller


23 April 1868
Bingley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (7)

1825 · Museum of Lancashire

Age 1

The Museum of Lancashire is located in the former courthouse of Preston in Lancashire, England. The building was designed by Thomas Rickman. Some the exhibits include Lancashire through the years, at work, at play, goes to war, and law and order. All depict different times and events in Lancashire county. The museum closed in 2015 and is now only opened for scheduled appointments.

Age 6

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1850 · Industrial Revolution in Lancashire

Age 26

When the Industrial Revolution hit Lancashire, cotton mills started spring up everywhere. This helped the cotton industry to start booming even moreso in Lancashire.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and English: variant spelling of Heard .2 Dutch: variant of Herder .3 Dutch: from Middle Dutch hert, herte ‘hart’, ‘stag’; probably a nickname for someone who was fleet of foot, or a habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a deer.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Henry Herd, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Henry Hird, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Henry Herd, "England and Wales Census, 1891"

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