Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy


Ball and Balls – Family tree and history

Henry was born in 1806 in Turvey Bedfordshire. We know nothing of his life until he appears in the first ever census of 1841 for the district of Hampstead in Middlesex now London. In this census Henry Balls occupation is as a beer seller, he is married to a Mary Balls (nee Smith) [IGI] they have four children Elizabeth (1832), Henry John (1836), Sarah (1837) and Iain (1841). Sarah is described as a scholar but the others are too young for school nothing yet has come to light as for what happens to them except for Henry John (1836). The family lived and worked in a public house called ‘The Perseverance’ in Southend Green London. The leased premises was adjacent to the railway station at Hampstead on land owned by the Hampstead Junction Railway Company. for more click here

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