Col. HENSHAW Norman Scotson, MBE, MC

Male 1890 - 1954  (64 years)


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  • Name Col. HENSHAW Norman Scotson, MBE, MC 
    Prefix Col. 
    Suffix MBE, MC 
    Born 1890  West Derby, Liverpool, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 5 Apr 1891  138 Edge Lane, West Derby, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 2 Apr 1911  Broad Green Road, Roby, Liverpool, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 1954  Birkenhead, Cheshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I219  HEAPEY
    Last Modified 18 Aug 2018 

    Father HENSHAW Thomas,   b. 1862, Liverpool, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1932, Fleetwood, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother SCOTSON Jane Elizabeth,   b. 1865, 1 Flint Street, Liverpool, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1943, Lytham St Annes, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 1889  All Saints Church, Childwall, Liverpool, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Family ID F118  Group Sheet

    Family STOTT Beryl 
    Married 1922  West Derby, Liverpool, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Lieut. HENSHAW Bryan,   b. 14 Oct 1923,   d. 7 Nov 1943, Cassino, Frosinone, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)
    Last Modified 18 Aug 2018 
    Family ID F161  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1890 - West Derby, Liverpool, Lancashire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 5 Apr 1891 - 138 Edge Lane, West Derby, Lancashire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 2 Apr 1911 - Broad Green Road, Roby, Liverpool, Lancashire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1922 - West Derby, Liverpool, Lancashire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1954 - Birkenhead, Cheshire Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • NORMAN SCOTSON HENSHAW 1890 – 1954
       
      Son of Thomas Henshaw / Jane Elizabeth Scotson b. 1865 Liverpool.(Jane Elizabeth b.1865 d. of Thomas Scotson/Ellen Rimmer).  
       
      Norman Scotson Henshaw served with the RoyalEngineers during the Great War on the Western Front from 15 January 1916, and laterwith the Russian Intervention Force. He won the Military Cross forbravery for action “On the night 1st/2nd January,1919, near Turchasova,  he was the last manto leave the advanced post and barricade. From 28th December 1918, to 2ndJanuary 1919, he rendered valuable assistance, showing great gallantry anddevotion to duty. The fact that the force did not suffer heavy casualties wasmainly due to his efforts and untiring work.’ (T.D. London Gazette 15 November 1935).
       
      He was promoted to Lieutenant-Coloneland Brevet Colonel.  He was awardedOfficer of the Order of the British Empire in the 1939 Birthday Honours Listwhilst serving as Commanding Officer of 55th (West Lancashire) DivisionalEngineers, Royal Engineers, Territorial Army.
       
      He married Beryl Stott in Birkenhead, Cheshire in 1922 andhad one son, Bryan Henshaw, b.14 Oct 1923 who died when 20 years old as a lieutenantin Cassino, Italy on 7 November 1943.  Normandivorced in 1947 and Beryl married Sir William Gray. Norman died in Birkenheadin 1954.

  • Sources 
    1. [S145] British GRO births index, West Derby Dec 1889 8b 524 (Reliability: 3).
      Norman Scotson Henshaw West Derby Dec 1889 8b 524

    2. [S78] Census West Derby 1891, RG12/2993 Folio 10 p.16 (Reliability: 2).
      138 Edge Lane, Norman Henshaw 1 yr Son b.Liverpool
      Born about 1890

    3. [S148] Census Huyton with Roby 1911, RG14/22750.
      Broad Green Road Norman Scotson Henshaw 21 yrs Son Manager b. Liverpool
      Born about 1862

    4. [S134] British GRO deaths index, Birkenhead Sep 1954 10a 45.
      Norman S Henshaw 64 yrs d. Birkenhead Sep 1954 10a 45
      Born about 1890

    5. [S116] British GRO marriage index, West Derby June 1889 8b 521 (Reliability: 2).
      Jane Elizabeth Scotson + Thomas Henshaw m. W Derby June 1889 8b 521

    6. [S101] BMD Lancs marriages, Liverpool 2070WD/3/389.
      Jane E Scotson + Thomas Henshaw m. 1889 Childwall, All Saints, Liverpool 2070WD/3/389

    7. [S116] British GRO marriage index, Birkenhead Dec 1922 8b 569.
      Norman S Henshaw + Beryl Scott m. Birkenhead Dec 1922 8b 569