Henry and Leah Hapgood of Lymington

Henry and Leah were one of several Hapgood families living in Lymington in the second half of the nineteenth century. They married at Sopley, a few miles outside Lymington, on 26 July 1852 at the ages of 42 (Henry) and 26 (Leah) respectively. Over the following 13 years they had five children as shown in the family tree below.

Henry died in 1890 and Leah followed in 1906. They are both buried in the churchyard at Lymington Parish Church.

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Henry was involved in a number of clerical jobs.



Henry left an estate valued at 683 pounds 15 shillings and 6 pence. The will was proved at the Principal Registry on 30 October 1890 by the executors - namely his widow, Leah Hapgood, of 19 High Street, Lymington and his son, Henry James Hapgood of 28 Upper-Coombe Street, Croydon, Surrey. Henry James was shown as a Clerk in the Civil Service. Henry senior was described as a Railway Delivery Agent.

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