Henry Bone was born about 1840 in Buddock, Cornwall, the son of James Bone and Jane (nee Pengally).
Henry married Lydia Wilford on the 21 August 1873 at Brompton By Northallerton.
In 1881 the census shows Lydia living at 1 Chantry Lane in the Great Grimsby area of Lincolnshire whilst Henry is visiting Holdenhurst in Hampshire and his occupation is “Wesleyan Minister”.
In the 1891 Census Henry, Lydia and their two children, Florence (16 born Liverpool) and Lucy (13 born Manchester) are living in Droylsden in Lancashire. Henry is described as a Wesleyan Minister.
The 1901 Census shows the family living at 4 Westfield Terrace in Chapel Allerton. Henry is again described as a Wesleyan Minister and is presumably the minister of the Wesleyan church on the Harrogate Road (now demolished).
Henry died on 11 November 1901 aged 61 and was buried in St Matthew’s graveyard on 14 November.
In Loving Memory
WHO DIED NOVEMBER 11TH 1901
AGED 61 YEARS
THE MEMORY OF THE JUST IS BLESSED
ALSO LYDIA BONE
WIFE OF THE ABOVE
WHO DIED APRIL 15TH 1942
AGED 89 YEARS
BONE the reverend Henry of 4 Westfield-terrace Chapel Allerton Leeds wesleyan-minister died 11 November 1901 Probate Wakefield 24 March to Lydia Bone widow Edwin Wilford woollen-manufacturer and John Sutton Mack ship-owner Effects £989 14s. 2d.