Warren, Henry

Collection date: May 1913

Area: Cornwall


Henry Warren at Camborne, Cornwall (c1846-?): age 68, 1 song 10 May 1913: Henry’s song ‘Christmas now is drawing nigh’ (FT2844) was published in Journal of the Folk-Song Society 5 (1914). Henry was born c1846, 5th child of John Warren, miner and his wife Jane. In 1851 the family were at Penponds, a mile SW of Camborne. In April qr 1868 Henry married Emily Mitchell and they had 4 children but Emily died in late 1870s. Henry remarried Ellen Yeates in Apr 1882. Henry worked as a tin miner all his life and in 1911 was living in Wellington St, Camborne, aged 66 widower with his widowed daughter Annie. It’s not yet known when Henry died.
No image available