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The Warren Family of Hayle,
Three generations of shipbuilders.
Working with Harveys of Hayle, Cornwall.
1 Samuel Warren came to Hayle in 1833 ◄
and was Harvey's harbourmaster.
2 Henry John Warren, born 1831▼ .
3 And Henry John Warren, born 1858▲ .
There was also Thomas Samuel Warren, born 1859►,
who moved to London and was a Naval Architect in Greenwich.
21st February 1814
Samuel Warren ◄ married Mary Ann Evans at St James' Bristol
Children baptised at St Augustine the Less, Bristol
Mary Ann Ė (no details)
Elizabeth ( Eliza); born Rope Walk Bristol; baptised 17 Nov 1822
Sarah Frances; born March 1819, baptised 17 Nov 1822
Rebecca; born 9th January 1825 Lamb Street Bristol; baptised 27th May 1827
His second wife, in 1830, was Mary Norman (sisters Kezia Georgiana, Eliza and Jemima) born 1813, daughter of Thomas Norman Shipbuilder of Hotwells.
After Thomas Normanís death 1832, Samuel Warren took over possession of a large lodging house at Limekiln Dock, opposite the site of the Great Eastern Dock which was subsequently owned by Hill Hobhouse.
Will of Thomas Norman, 1832
Thomas Norman shipwright of Hotwell Road Clifton mentions son in law George Healey cooper of Bristol, son in law William Johnson cooper of Bristol, land adjoining public house called Crown and Anchor near Limekiln Dock Hotwell Road, neighbouring land let to Thomas Sims cordwainer, late daughter Jemima and her three daughters Mary Ann and Jemima all under 21, daughter Mary Norman, land in Hotwells Road let to James Harris and William Palmer, daughter Eliza wife of William Johnson, land let to Sarah Pincher William Hiscocks Somers and George Towgood, daughter Kezia Georgiana Norman, land let to John Copplestone Samuel Warren and William Johnson, well of Spring Water and pump,
witness George Strickland notorary public. W Pugh clerk.
Child baptised at Bridge Street Independent, Bristol
Henry John▼; born 29 Oct 1831 Bristol; baptised 28th Oct 1832 St Erth
Children baptised St Erth
William Thomas; born 9th Nov 1834
Thomas Samuel; 25 Jun 1837; 25 Oct 1840; died 25th Oct, 1840; 3yrs
Edward; 25 Mar 1839; 18 Apr 1839; died c1840
1841 Census for Foundry Square, Hayle
Samuel Warren ◄,45,Ship Builder, not born in Cornwall
Mary Warren,35, not born in Cornwall
Sarah Warren,20, not born in Cornwall
Eliza Warren,15, not born in Cornwall
Rebecca Warren,15, not born in Cornwall
Henry J Warren,10, not born in Cornwall b 1831▼
William Warren,7, born in Cornwall
Children baptised St Erth : Samuel Warren is shown as a Ship Builder
Thomas Samuel born 26 Oct 1841; baptised 22 Nov 1841; died 26 Dec 1842
Edwin George born 9th April 1844; baptised 6th May 1844; Died 12th June 1853
Marriage 5th Jan 1845, St Erth by License.
Thomas Grenfell, Mariner, s/o Thomas Grenfell
and Sarah Frances Warren, d/o Samuel Warren.
Marriage 26th Oct 1845, St Erth by License.
Humphrey Francis Fry s/o Humphrey Fry, Mariner of St Ives
and Eliza Warren d/o Samuel Warren Shipbuilder
Marriage 23rd Dec 1845 By banns.
John Mann Williams, Moulder of Lesnewth s/o John Williams, Smith, St Annes Limehouse and Rebecca Warren d/o Samuel Warren ship builder.
1851 Census 15 Penpol Terrace, Hayle
Warren ◄ ( age 59 ) was a Shipwright Agent, born Bristol.
Mary was 48, born Bristol.
Henry John is now 19 and was a Shipwright's Apprentice, born Bristol▼
William was 16 and was a Pupil Teacher at School, born St Erth
George was a Scholar age 7, born St Erth
Samuel Warren died on 5th October 1866 in Bristol.
Burial (John) George Warren; 18th Jun 1853; 8 yrs
Phillack, Hayle Cornwall 13th September 1855
Henry John WARREN▼, Shipbuilder of Hayle s/o Samuel Warren, Shipbuilder
and Harriet SEARLE d/o Thomas Searle, Miller
Burial† J H Warren; 27th Jan 1857;† 8 months
First son of Henry John and Harriet Warren
1861 Census 19, Penpol Terrace, Hayle - Phillack
Henry John Warren; 29; Shipbuilder;† b St Augustines Bristol▼
Henry J; 3 yrs▲
Thomas; 2yrs† ►
Henry Johnís and Harrietís children.
Thomas Henry b 1856
Henry John b 8/7/57
Thomas Samuel b 1859
Harriett b 1861
Elizabeth Jane b 1863
George William b 1865
Herbert Charles b1867
Howard b 1869
1871 Census Hayle
Henry J Warren;▼; 39; Shipbuilder Foreman; Born Bristol, Somerset
Harriet Warren; Wife, 39
Henry J Warren; 13▲
Thomas S Warren; 11►
Millicent H Warren; 9
Bessie J Warren; 7
George W Warren; 5
Herbert C Warren;† 4
Howard Warren; 1
Maud Warren; 2 Months
Henry John Warren had Mellanear
House built for his family.
1881 Census - Mellenear House, Hayle
Henry J† Warren; 49; Ship Builder; born Bristol▼
Harriett Warren; wife; 49; born St Erth
Henry J Warren; 23; Marine Engineeer; born Phillack▲
Millicent H Warren; 19; Drapers Assistant; born Phillack
Bessie J Warren; 17; born Phillack
George W Warren; 15; Ironmongers Assistant; born Phillack
Herbert C Warren; 14; Shipbuilders Apprentice; born Phillack
Howard Warren; 11; Scholar; born Phillack
Caroline M Warren; 10; Scholar; born Phillack
1881 Census† 12 Romney Terrace, Greenwich
Thomas S. Warren ►; 22; born Hayle, was a Boarder;
He was shown as a Ship Builders Draughtsman
The lodging house was run by Margaret King
Her son, George King, was a Marine Engineer Apprentice.
Retired Capt. Royal Navy, William Forbes; 69;
born Jersey, Channel Islands was also staying there.
Marriage 11th July 1883 St Erth
Thomas Samuel Warren; 24; Naval Architect of 232, Queens St,
West Hackney, London s/o Henry John Warren, Shipbuilder
and Margery Jago; 25; of Penpol Terrace, Hayle
d/o John Jago, Master Mariner
Burial† Hannah Warren; St Erth; 28th Dec 1883; age 49
Burial† William Warren; St Erth; 1st Dec 1886; age 18 months
Marriage 8th March 1887† St Erth
Henry John Warren▲; 29; Engineer s/o Henry John Warren Shipbuilder
and Fannie Ellen Foot; 28; d/o Thomas Foot
1891 Census† Gerrans (Truro) Portscatho, St Just in Roseland
Henry John Warren ▼; Lodger; 58; Shipbuilder†††††††
Harriet Warren; Lodger; 58†
1891 Census† Fish Street, St. Ives
Henry S† Warren; 38; Shipwright; born St Ives†††††††
Jane Warren; wife; 33; born St Ives†††††††
Ada Warren; 3; born St Ives††††††
1891 Census† Camborne - Tehidy Road, St Martins
Henry J† Warren▲; 32; born Hayle; Engineer/Shipbuilder††††
Fannie E Warren; 30; born Newport, Monmouth†††††††
Marriage 12th March 1902 St Erth
Henry William Masters; 28; Mine Manager born Bromley, Kent
s/o John Christian Masters, Cabinet Maker
and Caroline Maude Warren; 29; of St Erth,
d/o Henry John Warren▼, Ship Architect
1901 Census shows the Warrens still at St Erth.
Henry J Warren▼ 69 Bristol Cornwall St Erth Retired Ship Builder
Harriet† Warren 69 Cornwall St Erth Cornwall St Erth††
Howard† Warren 30 Cornwall Phillack Cornwall St Erth Mining Engineer
Bessie J Warren 34 Cornwall Phillack Cornwall St Erth††
Thomas Samuel and Fannie Warren had a daughter Violet Ethel
†and they lived in Camberwell;
and he became a Lloyds Surveyor
Herbert Charles also became a Lloyds surveyor
Thanks to Roderic Warren for additional material