SAUL, Henry Charles

1861 - ?

Henry Charles Saul was born at Chelsea, London in 1861, son of Edmund Saul (1814-1885), clerk & collector at Park Chapel, and his wife Mary née Cooper, who married at Kensington, London in 1845. In 1871, 8[sic] year old Henry was living at 26 Camera Square, St Luke, Chelsea with his parents, 56 year old Edmund and 48 year old Mary, and his three elder siblings, Mary 23, Emily 19 and Stephen 15. In 1881, a 19 year old, still living in Camera Square with his parents, no occupation given, and ten years later had taken over from his father as clerk & collector at Park Chapel and was living with his widowed mother still at Camera Square. He married at Chelsea in 1899, Eleanor Ann Bradbury (born 1868). A painting 'The Proclamation', dated 1901, hangs in Southwold Town Hall which depicts a crowd of people gathered in Southwold Market Place, receiving the news of Queen Victoria's death. It is signed by Henry C. Saul. The above is the only Henry C. Paul with correct dates around at this time although he has no record being an artist. His later career has yet to be uncovered.

This painting has also been attributed (and more likely except for the second initial) to a Henry Saul, architect, but he was Henry Albert Saul (1869-1933) below:-
Henry Albert Saul was born at Islington, London in 1869, eldest child of David Henry Saul (1842-1916), a director gas fitter engineer, and his wife Florence Rebekah née Grossmith, who married at St Pancras, London in 1868. Articled to architect Herbert Searles-Wood 1886-1889 and attended architectural classes at the Royal Academy Schools, the Architectural Association and the South Kensington Museum, he later travelled to France, Italy and Germany. Elected an ARIBA in 1892 and in 1896 set up an independent architect's practice at 10 Gray's Inn Square, London. An architect who also made architectural drawings (Henry A Saul of 10 Gray's Inn Square, 1910, 1923). He married at Sherborne, Dorset in 1900, Ellen Day (1872-1949) and in 1901 a 31 year old architect living at 8 Grays Inn Square with his 28 year old wife and had a visitor, 27 year old Alice M. Bishop, artist & teacher. In 1911 living at Laurel Cottage, High Street, Thames Ditton, Surrey and served as Deputy Architect to the Ministry of Health during the First World War. He died at Kingston, Surrey in 1933.




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