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Henry Layard Street

Henry Layard Street.

Henry's middle name is illegible in the census microfilm, but the following email of September 24, 2019, from his grandson Henry Paul Street, provides more information: Click this link to email him.

"My name is Henry Paul Street, known as Paul, the grandson of Lt. Henry Layard Street, who was a member of the crew who delivered the Niobe to the Canadian Navy. I came across the ship's crew list whilst doing some family research. My grandfather married Constance Elizabeth Wilmot Oxley, who I understand was the daughter of the Post Master General of Nova Scotia, in Haliifax on 5th August 1913, before returning to the UK with his bride. I have a silver tray given to my grandparents on the occasion of their marriage by the Ships Company.

"My father was born on 30th July 1914 in the UK. However, sadly my Grandfather was killed on 1 January 1915, on HMS Formidable. He was a Lt Cmdr by that stage. . . . I have a number of papers about his entry into the British Navy and details of his promotions. If anybody wishes to review this info I can make it available. . . . My grandmother remained in the UK and never remarried -- she was purported to have said that my father was an English man and he must be raised in the UK. I was born in 1943. My father was an Army officer. In 1970 I moved to Australia where I live today. . . . . "

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