Henry John Atkins

Male, (1845 - 1932)
FatherHenry Holmes Atkins (1813 - 1890)
MotherHannah Tams (1815 - 1858)
RelationshipGreat-grandson of Thomas F. Farmar
ChartsFarmar Descendants
BirthHenry John Atkins was born 17 January 1845 in Buckland, Kent, England. 
INFO CIV REG INDEX Birth. 1845 MarQ Atkins, Henry John Dover v,121. (GBCivRegInd LDS6101944). 
INFO LDS children's blessings. Atkins, Henry John. b. 17-1-1845 Buckland son of Henry Holmes and Hannah Atkins. Blessed 24 Jun 1849 at Dover. (DovLDSMem LDS86995#9 128:24). 
INFO Probable -- CENSUS 1861 (7 Apr 1861). Kent Charlton. 15 Charlton Ct[?]. Henry J. Atkins, lodger, unmar, 16, builder's carter, b. Kent Buckland Dover. -listed as separate household. (GBCens1861 RG9/545 45:34). 
INFO KENT COUNCIL BMD INDEX. Henry J. Atkins. 1864 marriage, entry 406, register D/11/2 Thanet and Dover; date 1864-05-15. (KenCounBMD). 
MarriageHe married Ann Elizabeth Finkey Dorkings 15 May 1864 in Charlton, Kent, England. 
INFO MARRIAGE CERTIF. 1864 #406. Marriage solemnized at the Parish Church in the Parish of Charlton in Dover, Kent. 15 May 1864. Henry John Atkins, 20, bachelor, laborer of 2 Tower Hill; son of Henry John [sic] Atkins, builder's clerk. Ann Elizabeth Finkey Dorkings, 20 spinster, of 2 Tower Hill, no father listed. Married in the parish church by Banns. Ann signed with X. Witnesses William Goulding and Ann Farmar Goulding. (GBCertMarONS). 
INFO CENSUS 1871 (2 Apr 1871). Charlton 12 Tower St. (adjacent to father) Henry J. Atkins, head mar, 26, cooper, b. Dover. Wife Ann, mar, 27 b. Dover. Children all born Dover: son Henry J. 6 scholar, son Alfred 4 scholar, dau Mary J. 1. (GBCens1871 LDS827259 KEnt Charlton, RG10/1007 p.14). 
INFO VOTER LISTS. 1879-1900 Town Ward, Dover St. Mary. Atkins, Henry John of West Hougham. freeman. (DovParlVot LDS1656693-95). 
INFO CENSUS 1881 (3 Apr 1881). Kent Hougham. Village Street. Henry Atkins, head, mar, 36, carpenter, b. Kent Dover. Ann Atkins, wife, mar, 36, b. Kent Dover. Son Henry Atkins, 16, Ag. lab, b.Kent Dover. Son Alfred Atkins,14, Scholar, b. Kent Dover. Daur Jane Atkins, 11, Scholar, b. Kent Dover. Son William Atkins, 9, Scholar, b. Kent Dover. Son Edward Atkins, 6, Scholar, b. Kent Hougham. Daur Ellen Atkins, 3, Scholar, b. Kent Hougham. Daur Atkins, 5 m. b. Kent Hougham. (GBCens1881 RG11/1006 24:2). 
INFO CENSUS 1891 (5 Apr 1891). Kent Hougham #106 Carpenters Shops. Henry Atkins, head married 46, carpenter, b. Kent Dover Wife Ann 44? b. Kent Dover. Son William 20 farm laborer, b. Kent Dover. Son Edward 16 carpenter b. Kent Hougham. Daughter Ellen 13 Scholar, b. Kent Hougham. Dtr Grace 11 scholar, b. Kent Hougham. Dtr Fanny 7 scholar, b. Kent Hougham (GBCens1891 LDA6095856 Kent Hougham f.12). 
INFO CENSUS 1901 (31 Mar 1901). Kent Capel le Ferne. Street Farm. Henry J. Atkins, head, 54, builder & farmer, employer, b. Dover Kent. Wife Ann E. 58, b. Kent Dover. Daur Frances E. 15, b. Hougham Kent. (GBCens1901 RG12/845 23:3). 
INFO CENSUS 1911 (2 Apr 1911) Dover Kent census district. Henry John Atkins, head, 67, builder, employer, at home, born Dover Kent. Wife Ann Elizabeth Atkins, wife, 68, married 47 years, 8 children, 8 living, born Dover Kent. Sister-in-law Jane Cooks, 66, widow, born Dover Kent. Rooms in dwelling 7. Signed Henry John Atkins Capel Folkestone (GBCens1911 RG14/4620, 14). 
INFO DEATH NOTICE FOR SON. Dover Express, 11 Mar 1927, p.8. CAPEL. Death of Mr. T. E. Atkins.--The death took place on Wednesday of Mr. Thomas Edward [sic] Atkins, builder, of Capel, at the age of 51. The funeral takes place on Saturday. His father, Mr. Atkins, for many years the representative of the village on the Dover Rural District Council, is in bad health. (DoverExpFMP). 
DeathHenry John Atkins died 9 July 1932 in Capel le Ferne, Folkestone, Kent, England, at age 87. 
INFO OBITUARY. Dover Express, 15 Jul 1932, p.9. Death of Mr. H.J. Atkins, One who Helped to Develop Capel. "We regret to record the death, early last Saturday morning, of Mr. Henry John Atkins, builder, of Capel, at the age of 89 years. Mr. Atkins had a big share in developing the village of Capel. When he came there it was a small village with about a dozen houses, much as it was for many centuries before. Now Capel is quite a large township with numerous bungalows, many of which Mr. Atkins built. He was the founder of Capel School, and he collected all the funds himself. He was churchwarden for a number of years. He represented the village on the Dover Rural District Council from 1900 to 1923. The funeral took place at Capel on Thursday afternoon, the officiating clergyman being the Rev. D. Morgan, Vicar of Alkham with Capel-le-Ferne. The mourners present were: -- Henry and Fanny, Alfred and Harriet, William and Sarah (sons and daughters-in-law), Ellen and Frank, Grace and Fred (daughters and sons-in-law), Fanny (daughter). . ." [The obituary includes a long list of those who sent floral tributes.] (DovExpresFMP). 
INFO PROBATE CALENDAR. 1932. Akins, Henry John of Street Farm Capel le Ferne near Folkestone died 9 July 1932. Probate London 20 October to Henry John Atkins wheelwright William George Atkins bricklayer and William Rutley Mowll solicitor. Effects £5810 11s 7d. (PPRCalenAnc). 

Family

Ann Elizabeth Finkey Dorkings (circa 1844 - 1929)
Children