Topic: Henry Silcox

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Henry Silcox born c1813 married Elizabeth Self 1839 In Varteg Wales

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Name may be spelt Silcock orSilcox .

Henry Silcox was born in Rode Somerset c 1813 to 1819 ,the son of William Silcock (from marriage certificate )

Henry marries Elizabeth Self,daughter of John Self  on the 15th December 1839 in Varteg ,Near  Pontypool  in Wales .His occupation was  given as a  Miner ,,Henry age 20, Elizabeth age 24

Henry and Elizabeth move to Bristol and in 1841   They are living in   South Green Street Clifton  ,Henry is a Quarryman

In 1851 and 1861  they are living at 1 Crown Court  South Green Street Clifton

By1871 Henry and family are living at 2 Cumberland Cottage Clifton Bristol

Henry worked as an excavator at Cleeve Quarry,which was  own by Mr  Eaglestaff .  It was a limestone quarry and  limestone was used to form the roads in Bristol and surrounding area .

On Saturday the 25th March 1862 Henry was engaged with others in blowing up rocks at Cleeve quarry,  by the river side and took shelter from the falling rocks under an archway .A large stone however struck the side of the arch and spilt in two ,one of the pieces struck Henry on  his  head Henry died from injuries sustained on the 29th March 1876 at the Temporary Royal Infirmary from the injures sustained

Jury verdict accidental death

Children of Henry and Elizabeth are Henry John James b 1843 ,Mary Elizabeth b 1845, Martha Charlotte b 1847 ,AlfredSelf b 1849, Edward Charles b 1852 , Lucy Matilda b 1854 , Lucy Matlida b 1856 , Sarah Ann b 1858 and Isaac Charles b 1860



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Henry Silcox

First Names:Henry
Last Name:Silcox
Place of Birth:Rode Somerset
Date of death:29/03/1876
Place of death:Bristol
Place of burial:Bristol
Family Surname:Slicox
Spouses name:Elizabeth Self
Spouses date of birth:July 1816
Spouses place of birth:Chilcompton
Spouses nationality:English
Date of marriage:15/12 1839
Place of marriage:Monmouth, Pontypool ,Wales
Fathers name:William Silcock
Fathers nationality:English
Name of sibilings:Lucy Matilda , Sarah Ann , Isaac Charles , Alfred Self , Henry John James , Martha Charlotte, Edward Charles , and Lucy Matilda

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