Henry Elwick


This headstone now illegible was transcribed in 1975 as "Henry ELWICK Q.M.S. Coldstream Guards died 15 April 1905"

29 Jun 1858 born in Lincoln parents Robert and Jane ELWICK nee IMBREY

1881 Census Apprentice Chemist in Tipton STS 

9 Oct 1883 Enlisted in Coldstream Guards in London 

13 Aug 1887 Married Gertrude Marion Cubis in Pimlico London

Had 5 children, the 2 youngest born in Pirbright

One of the earliest ratepayers of Pirbright Camp, most soldiers were housed in tents but he was living in a house.