Harry Fernee1

#21060, (1886 - 1963)
FatherThomas Fernee1 (1846 - 1917)
MotherMary Ann Jarvis1 (1854 - 1933)
Relationship2nd great-grandson of Samuel Fernee
ChartsSamuel Fernee & Mary Harris - collapsible 6 generation descendant chart
BirthHarry Fernee was born in 1886 in Highgate, Middlesex.1,2
(with Parents) 1891 CensusHe appeared on the 1891 Census of Hornsey, Middlesex with his parents. Harry was age 4 and born in Highgate.1 
(with Parents) 1901 CensusHe appeared on the 1901 Census of Hornsey, Middlesex with his parents. Harry was 14, a Telegraph Messenger, and was born in Highgate.3 
OccupationHe was appointed to the Postal Service in 1904. The Appointment Minute Book index noted that he was a Postman I in London Postal Service, Northern District Office. In March 1905 he was a Postman II. This index leads to other records at the British Postal Museum & Archive in London.4 
(Witness) 1911 CensusHarry appeared on the 1911 Census of Highgate, London with his parents. He was 24, a Postman, and born in Hornsey parish.5 
Probate An entry from the probate calendar:

FERNEE Harry of 7 Hampden Road Hornsey London N8 died 15 January 1959 at Whittington Hospital Highgate Wing St Pancras London. Administration London 6 March to Harry Fernee retired head postman. Effects £786 5s 4d.6
Research Note I have not researched it, but this probate record is probably for a son of this Harry Fernee. 
DeathHarry died in 1963.7
Last Edited4 Aug 2014


  1. 1891 Census for England & Wales, RG12/1061 folio 101.
  2. FreeBMD. Harry Fernee, Sep Q 1886, Edmonton RD.
  3. 1901 Census for England & Wales, RG13/1244 folio 44.
  4. Index to British Postal Service Appointment Books, 1737-1969, compiled by British Postal Museum & Archives, London. Images viewed at Ancestry.com and employment records are available at the Postal Archives, Harry Fernee, 1904 Minute number 1777/05, 1905 minute number 9610, 10138 & E5912/16.
  5. 1911 Census for England & Wales, RD 132 SD 1 ED 43 Schedule 243.
  6. England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations),1858-1966. Images viewed at Ancestry.com. Harry Fernee, 1959.
  7. FreeBMD. Harry Fernee, age 76, Jun Q 1963, St Pancras RD.