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Henry Ernest Dell (1872-1956).

Date of birth: 1872.
Birthplace: Islington, London, England.
Date of death: Saturday, 14th January, 1956. 
Place of death:
Palmers Green, London, England (aged 84 years).

Father: Henry Dell (1838-1924).
Amy Jane Dell (nee Enock) (1841-1885).
Amy Elizabeth Baker (nee Dell) (1870-?).

Frances Miriam Southwell (1875-1954).
Date of marriage: 1915.
Place of marriage: Islington, London, England.



1872-c1881 - 408 Holloway Road in Islington, London. The 1871 census lists the Dell family being 13 entries away from the Public House situated in between the Tollington and Seven Sisters Road. Site is now a Morrison's supermarket.

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1881-1885 - 39 Fairmead Road, Holloway, Islington, London, England.

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1891-? - 78 Cromwell Avenue, Highgate, Hampstead Heath, London. 

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1911-? - Holmwood, Vicars Moor Lane, Winchmore Hill, Enfield, London.

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1956 - 32 Bloomfield Avenue, Palmers Green, London, England.


1891 census - Grocers Assistant. 
1901 census - Grocer. 
1911 census - Grocer. 

Owner of Henry Dell Ltd and Dells Stores (premises at 450, Hornsey Road).


Henry was a Quaker and bequeathed money to the Friends Service Council at Friends House, Euston Road, London.


Gross: 9,393. 5s. 1d. (worth around 211k in 2016).
Nett: 9,266. 11s. 11d. (worth around 208k in 2016).

Executors: Clara Maud Wattson (wife's niece), Arthur Edward Dowley (Solicitor), Edwin Stanley George Shaw (Retired Provision Buyer).

'I bequeath the contents of my house 32 Broomfield Avenue aforesaid unto the said Clara Maud Wattson and my sister Amy Baker or if she shall have predeceased me her daughter Olive Elizabeth Braithwaite knowing that whatsover they decide to as to the disposal thereof will be in accordance with my wishes.'

'I bequeath my piano to my sister Mrs. Amy Elizabeth Baker and if she shall predecease me then to her grandson Pip Gaskell'.

Do you have any more information on Henry? Please contact me at adam.c.enock@gmail.com.

Page updated 10th August, 2016.