Henry Howard Balshaw, 1852-1924.


5th March 1852 in George St, Altrincham, son of John Riddiough Balshaw and Ann. Have Birth Certificate.

(Note that he appears in the St Catherines House indexes for Mar and Jun quarters 1852 but that the entry in the June quarter has been crossed out) Mar qtr 1852, Altrincham, 8a 176.


Letterpress printer (Journeyman) living at Poplar Cottage, Oldfield Brow, from Edward Pearson Balshaw's birth cert.

Photo in 1920.

Letterpress printer (master) on death certificate. Victoria Road, Hale in January 1881. Master printer, Printer and compo+ in 1881, (Piece 3505, folio 150, page 44, GSU 1341840).

Lived at Albert Road Hale in 1883 (from Annie Howard's b. certificate), Poplar Cottage, Oldfield Brow, Dunham Massey in 1892, The Hermitage, Oldfield Brow, Dunham Massey around 1900, Greenmount, Barrington Road, Altrincham later.

Earlier photo.

Balshaw and Sons.

Photo with his wife Susannah in 1920.


Susannah Pearson, 20/5/1875, Jun qtr 1875, Altrincham, 8a 304. Have Marriage Certificate.

Altrincham and Bowdon Guardian, Saturday May 22 1875. Marriages. May 20 at the Wesleyan Chapel, Bank Street, Altrincham, by the Rev H Pollinger, Henry Howard, only son [so far] of Mr J Balshaw of Altrincham to Susannah, third daughter of Mr John Pearson.

Children:  Ralph John, 1877-1935; Elsie Maude, 1879-1937; Harry Pearson, 1881-81; Lucy Mary, born 1882; Annie Howard, 1883-1967; Harry, 1885-1958; Marion Jane, born 1888; Reginald, 1890-1970; Edward Pearson, 1892-1967; Raymond, born 1895.


12/06/24 at Greenmount, Barrington Road, Altrincham, age 72, of Morbus cortis, no PM. Reginald Balshaw in attendance. Obituary in the Altrincham Bowdon and Hale Guardian (film ref 5930/4), Friday 20th June 1924, page 7. Funeral of an old Altrincham Resident, The Late Mr Balshaw.

Have Death Certificate. Buried at Bowdon Parish Church? No evidence from the church, only obituary. Have copy of will.

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