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Origins and History


New to Family History? Check out our Getting Started page. Check out House Of Names to investigate the origins of the Henwood surname or get a copy of the Henwood family Crest (a great gift idea!).

"HENWOOD. Probably from Henwood, a tithing in the parish of Cumnor, co. Berks, England. "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Henwood Family History

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Henwood Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Henwood family tree.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Henwood

Wikipedia William Jory Henwood FRS (January 16, 1805 - August 5, 1875), English mining geologist, was born at Perran Wharf, Cornwall.