HENLY, Annie

1857 - ?

Annie Henly was baptised at Calne, Wiltshire on 18 February 1857, one of the eight children of Thomas Large Henly (16 January 1826-1912), managing director of the Flax Growers' Association and Mayor of Calne in 1856, and his wife Catherine Baily (1822-3 March 1902), daughter of Benjamin Bodman Baily, a grain merchant, who married at Calne on 6 April 1847. Her father Thomas was declared bankrupt in 1867, when he was a flax scutcher & wine merchant and a former papermaker, during which time he had travelled to South America. In 1881, Annie was a 24-year-old living, at Clifton Wood, Barton Regis, Gloucestershire with her 58-year-old mother Catherine, and siblings, Maude 26 and Marion 20, and other members of Catherine's Baily family. In 1891, Annie was a 34-year-old artist in painting, living at Alpha Villas, Withersfield Road, Haverhill, Suffolk with her 65-year-old father Thomas. Her mother Catherine, 'a Sister at the House of Good Shepherd', died at Belleville, New Jersey, USA on 3 March 1902 and her father Thomas died at Fulham, London in October 1912. Annie Henly's death date has not yet been uncovered.