~ HENRY BAILEY ~
Warden of St. Augustine's College, Canterbury
Warden of St. Augustines College from 1850 to 1875
He was born in Bristol, Yorkshire in 1815 and died in Canterbury 1906
"Collegiate and Scholastic Appointments, January 1850....Rev. H. Bailey, Warden of St. Augustine's College, Canterbury" Annual Register, 1850
In 1851 Henry is the Warden of St. Augustine's College and is living with his wife Henrietta, they are still here in 1861.
In 1868 Henry marries Anna Taswell.
By 1871 Henry Bailey (56) is re-married and living with his 2nd wife Anna (42) born in Canterbury, where he remains Warden of St. Augustine's College.
Henry and Anna moved to West Tarring sometime after 1872, as in 1881 they were at the Rectory in High Street, West Tarring, Sussex, where Henry is Rector of Saint Andrew's Parish, the couple have a son Henry Augustine Bailey, aged 8, who was born in Canterbury in 1872. They are still here in West Malling in 1891. Their 18 year old son Henry is studying with James T. H. DuBaulay a clerk in Holy Orders in St. Faith Hampshire.
Henry's son Henry Augustine Bailey marries in 1897
In 1892 Henry Sr. returned to Canterbury as a widower, in 1901 at aged 86, he is living at 29 St. George's Place.
In 1901 his son Henry is noted as a Civil Engineer (Sanitary work) in Kingskerswell, Devon. His wife is Annie Kathleen Bennett, age 35 (born Plymouth, Devon) and they have a daughter Anna K. M. Bailey aged 1, born Lower Walmer, Kent.
Henry Sr. is an honourary Canon of the Cathedral, and passes away on December 19th, 1906, aged 91.
Rev, Henry Bailey, D.D., Rector
of West Tarring and Honorary Canon of Canterbury Cathedral; late Warden
of St. Augustine's
A Missionary Text Book was printed at St. Augustine's College Press and edited by Henry Bailey (1853)
The Missionary Candidate's Manual by Henry Bailey (1859)
Consoling Thoughts in Sickness (1870) "St. Augustine's College, All Saints' Day, 1867"
Last Words tot he subsribers to St. Augustine's College, Henry Bailey (1878)
The Gospel of the Kingdom, Mission Sermons, Henry Bailey (1902)
Edward R. Orger wrote a book on "The life of Henry Bailey" (1912) *Edward was also of St. Augustine's College
The tombstone of Anna Bailey (nee TASWELL) located in St. Martin's Churchyard, Canterbury
The inscription reads:
I. C. M.
FELL ASLEEP IN CHRIST
AT WEST TARRING RECTORY SUSSEX
JANUARY 14TH 1892
AGED 63 YEARS
When I awake up after thy likeness
I shall be
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