William Henry Barber was a passenger on the 1865 City of Adelaide voyage to Adelaide along with his family.
In the 1841 census, William Henry Barber is a 16 yr old lad living with his parents at home at St Mary Le Bow, London, England. Present in the house that night were Abraham Barber (father) a jeweller aged 45; Louisa Barber (mother) aged 45; John Barber aged 19; Louisa Barber aged 15; Maryanne Barber aged 14; and three female servants who were all aged 40 - Mary Grey, Mary Jones and Susan Young. The house in which they lived was simply known as Cheapside 56.
The 1851 census record gives William Henry Barber as a jeweller aged 29 and head of his own household at St Mary Le Bow, London, England. Present on census night were - Julia W. Barber aged 27 - his wife; Emily Warren Smith (his wife's sister) aged 19; and an unmarried servant aged 40 - Lydia Osborne. The house is still Cheapside 56 - close to the corner of Cheapside Road and Bow Lane.
The 1861 census. William Henry Barber is found living at number 15 Lewisham village, which is part of Lewisham High Street today. Present on census night were - William aged 38 and a jeweller; Julia Warren Barber aged 35 his wife; Louisa Sarah Barber aged 9 a scholar; Alexander Barber aged 8 a scholar; Julia aged 5 a scholar; William aged 1; and Amelia (Anita) Rose aged 6 months.
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