Henry Stanford

Storrington, Sussex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Henry

When Henry Stanford was born in 1839, in Storrington, Sussex, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Stanford, was 33 and his mother, Sarah, was 34. He married Harriet Boxall on 21 November 1885, in Rumboldswyke, Sussex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. He lived in Burpham, Sussex, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Eastbourne, Sussex, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years. In 1851, at the age of 12, his occupation is listed as sheppard in Burpham, Sussex, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Henry Stanford
Harriet Boxall
Marriage: 21 November 1885
Ethel Grace Stanford
Bessie Stanford
May Boxall Stanford
Gladys Harriet Stanford

Spouse and Children

21 November 1885
Rumboldswyke, Sussex, England, United Kingdom


Parents and Siblings

    William Stanford






    Stephen Stanford


    Mary Stanford


    Ruth Stanford


    Susan Susanna Stanford


    Charles Stanford


+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 4

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 15

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 41

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named Stanford, for example in Bedfordshire, Kent, and Norfolk, or Stanford Dingley in Berkshire, Stanford in the Vale in Oxfordshire, or Stanford le Hope in Essex, etc., all named from Old English stān ‘stone’ + ford ‘ford’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • H Stanford in household of William Stanford, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Henry Stanford in household of William Stanford, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Henry Stanford, "England and Wales Census, 1891"

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