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sally juniper
Posted on Thursday, October 03, 2002 - 6:09 am:   

I want to find out about Dr. Henry Holman Drake who edited "Hundred of Blackheath", only volume published in London 1886 of Hasted's projected History of Kent. Is he the same HHD as born 2 March 1820 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and married to Elizabeth Tod, father of Henrietta who died as a baby.Elizabeth died in April 1849 in St. Austell, Cornwall, UK.I want to find out where he lived in England, perhaps in London?, and what date he died and where.
David Drake
Posted on Saturday, March 19, 2005 - 7:23 am:   

Hi Sally,

Henry Holman Drake died on the 12th Feb 1905 due to 'senile decay' and 'cardiac failure' in 40 St George's Avenue, Tufnell, Islington, London, England, United Kingdom.

His known addresses were:

i) Parish of St Austell, Cornwall, England (8th Jun 1857 Marriage Certificate)
ii) Ledrah House, St Austell, St Austell, Cornwall, England (8th May 1858 Birth Certificate of Mary Elizabeth Dowrish Drake, 8th Dec 1859 Birth Certificate of Henry Dowrish Drake, 24th Dec 1861 Birth Certificate of Margaret Dowrish Drake, 22nd Apr 1863 Death Certificate of Margaret Dowrick Drake and 4th Oct 1865 Death Certificate of Susanna Johns Drake)
iii) Old Road The Firs, Lee, Kent, England – as a ‘Visitor’ (1881 British Census)
iv) 40 St Georges Avenue, Tufnell, Islington, London, England, United Kingdom (12th Feb 1905 Death Certificate)


rich horton
Posted on Thursday, October 28, 2010 - 11:29 am:   

Henry Holman Drake 1821-1905 was son of the well-known artist and inventor John Poad Drake by his wife, Susanna Johns Holman who he m 24/3/1819 in Stoke Damerel, Devon. This family were descendants of King Edward lll. I know of this because they are very distant cousins of mine.

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