Henry Fernee1,2

#20216, (1835 - 1898)
FatherEdwin Fernee1,2 (1806 - 1878)
MotherEliza Foden1,2 (c 1808 - 1873)
RelationshipGreat-grandson of Samuel Fernee
ChartsSamuel Fernee & Mary Harris - collapsible 6 generation descendant chart

Children of Henry Fernee and Elizabeth Flynn

BirthHenry Fernee was born on 23 Oct 1835 in Highgate, Middlesex.1,3
BaptismHe was baptized on 22 Nov 1835 in St Michael Highgate, Middlesex. He was the son of Edwin, a labourer, & Eliza Fernee of Highgate.2 
(with Parents) 1841 CensusHe appeared on the 1841 Census of Hornsey, Middlesex in the household of his parents. Henry was 5 and born in this county.4 
1851 CensusHe appeared on the 1851 Census of St Michael Bath, Somerset, at 20 Paragon Buildings. Henry was a page, age 16, and born in Highgate, Middlesex.3 
(Witness) Marriage Henry Fernee witnessed the marriage of his brother Edwin Fernee and Fanny Voillet on 18 Jul 1853 in St George Hanover Square, Middlesex.5 
MarriageHenry Fernee married Elizabeth Flynn in 1859 in Digby, Victoria, Australia.6
DirectoryHenry Fernee was listed in the South Australia directory every year from 1882 to 1899 as " Henry Fernee, farmer, 'Springs', Mount Gambier."7 
DeathHe died on 2 Dec 1898 in The Springs, Mount Gambier, South Australia. The death index recorded that Henry was of 'The Springs', was age 63, but no relative's name was recorded.8,9 
GravestoneHis gravestone in Mount Gambier Cemetery reads:

the memory of
Henry Edwin
only son of
Henry and Elizabeth Fernee
whose death was caused by falling from a tree
died Dec 13th 1882. Aged 23 years
Henry Fernee
died 2nd Dec 1898 Aged 62 years.10

Henry Edwin Fernee, 1892, aged 23 years
Herbert Fernee, 1898, aged 62 years
Last Edited17 Aug 2010


  1. Transcript from family bible.
  2. Baptisms of St Michael Highgate, Middlesex. Register at London Metropolitan Archives. Image viewed at Ancestry. Henry Fernee, 1835, #301.
  3. 1851 Census for England & Wales, HO107/1941 folio 318 page 49.
  4. 1841 Census for England & Wales, HO107/663/6 folio 38 [writing very poor].
  5. Marriages of St George Hanover Square, Middlesex. Registers from Westminster Archives. Image viewed at Findmypast.com, Edwin Fernee & Fanny Voillet, 1853, #87.
  6. Victorian Marriage Index, #2648, Henry Fernee & Elizabeth Flinn [sic].
  7. Sands & McDougall Directory of South Australia, various dates.
  8. South Australia Death registration index, 1842-1915, book 257, page 14.
  9. Transcript from family bible. which recorded his death as occurring in 1900.
  10. E-mails from Marie Bennetts, Australia, to J Kolthammer.
  11. Website Southwest Victorian Pioneers & History (http://www.ballaratgenealogy.org.au/digby/index.html).
  12. South Australia Birth Registration Certificates Index, 1842-1928. Text index viewed online at GenealogySA. Mary Eliza Ferne [sic], parents Henry Ferne [sic] and Elizabeth Flynn. Reference book 25, page 294.