Henry Garland was born on 30 August 1820 in Leeds to John Garland and Mary (nee Chapman). He was baptised on 12 October 1820 at St Peter’s Church. The baptismal register shows that the family were living on Call Lane in Leeds and that John was a brick layer.

The 1841 Census shows that Henry was 20 years old and living with his family on Cobourg Street. Henry was an apprentice but it difficult to read what type of apprentice.

In 1851, according to the census, Henry was a 30 year old manufacturing chemist employing 3 men who was still living with his parents but they were now living on Town Street in Chapel Allerton.

The 1861 Census records that Henry was living at 9 Springfield Terrace (Springfield Terrace was situated on Nippet Lane,overlooking the road between the Anglers club and Shakespeare School, the 1850 map of Leeds shows the street to be pretty up market with large well landscaped gardens). Henry was single, aged 40 and was a manufacturing chemist employing 6 men.

The 1871 Census shows that Henry was living at 20 Springfield Terrace, he was now 50 years old, unmarried and a manufacturing chemist employing 8 men.

Henry died on 24 September 1872 and was buried with his father in the graveyard of St Matthew’s Church in Chapel Allerton on 27 September.

Gravestone of Henry Garland (1820-1872)

24TH 1872 AGED 52 YEARS

Probate reads:

GARLAND Henry. 5 November. The Will of Henry Garland late of Leeds in the County of York Manufacturing Chemist who died 24 September 1872 at Leeds was proved at Wakefield by Robert Chapman Garland of Leeds Builder the Brother the sole Executor.
Efforts under £14,000.