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Henry Rapley

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Shipley, Sussex, England
Death: (Date and location unknown)
Immediate Family:

Son of William Rapley and Mary Stepney
Brother of Mary Rapley; Sarah Stepney; Abraham Rapley; Charlotte Rapley; Ann Rapley and 3 others

Managed by: Anne Gordon
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Immediate Family

About Henry Rapley

Henry was born deaf and dumb.

On the 1841 census he is living at Shooters Bridge, Shipley, Sussex, England, with his parents.

On the 1851 census he is at Haylors Cottage, Thakeham, Sussex, England

He is on relief (presumably because of his disability) with his widowed mother Mary, also on relief, and brothers Richard and Abraham, both farm labourers.

Following the death of his mother in 1854 he seems to have been supported by his siblings.

The 1861 census shows he is with his sister Sarah, her husband Thomas Stepney and brother Abraham. They are living at Coolham, Billingshurst Road, Shipley, Sussex, England.

On the 1871 and 1881 census he is living in Shipley, Sussex with his sister Ann and her husband William Lucas.

On the 1891 and 1901 census Henry appears as an inmate at Horsham District Union Workhouse, Sussex.

Henry died in December 1911 in Horsham, Sussex.

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Henry Rapley's Timeline

1835
August 30, 1835
Shipley, Sussex, England
August 30, 1835
Shipley, Sussex, England
August 30, 1835
Shipley, Sussex, England
August 30, 1835
Shipley,,,England
August 30, 1835
Shipley, Sussex, England
1835
Shipley, Sussex, England
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