The Body Family

A Family History

Henry Body

Was born about 1801 and was baptised in St Keyne, Cornwall, England on July 19th of that year the son of Henry and Ann Body.

Henry married a Jane WERREY on February 19th 1824 in Menheniot, Cornwall, England. The witnesses tgo the marriage where Honor TOOKER and William FORD. At the time of the marriage Jane was living in Menheniot and Henrys residence was given as Soujourner ITP.

Jane WERREY - no further information currently available.

On March 30th 1851 during the census Henry [50]  A Farm of 50 acres Employing 1 Labourer and Jane [51] were living with their children William [21] a Blacksmith, John [17] a Farm son, Richard G [11] a Farm Son, Jane W [14] and Elizabeth [7] in Watergate, St Cleer, Liskeard, Cornwall, England.

During the 1861 census on April 7th Henry [59] a Blacksmith master and Jane [61] were living with their childern Jane W [24], Richard G [21] a Blacksmiths son and Elizabeth [17]  a Dressmaker in Dubwalls Village, Liskeard, Cornwall, England.



Family Connections


Henry Body

Anne ?

Janes parents as yet unknown


Henry Gidy



Jane Mary

Richard Giddy