Henry Reid was born 14 July 1844 in Lane Cove, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia to James Reid (1816-1876) and Mary Barker (1818-1866) and died 31 January 1910 Sunnyside, Sydney Street 65 of unspecified causes. He married Mary Catherine Laughton (1855-1935) 6 June 1870 in Lower Hawkesbury, New South Wales, Australia.

His wife Mary Catherine Laughton was the sister of his brother-in-law James Laughton who married his sister Jane Reid.


Offspring of Mary Catherine Laughton and Henry Reid (1844-1910)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Margaret Reid (1871-1945)
Christian Henry Reid (1873-1913)
John James Reid (1875-1954)
Beatrice Mary Reid (1877-1943)
Edith Jane Reid (1879-1947)
Hugh Milton Reid (1882-1956)
Eva May Reid (1884-1958)
Bertha Louisa Reid (1887-1963)

Changes of surname by daughters:

  • Margaret Reid married William Wilson in 1904
  • Eva May Reid married David A Worboys in 1914

Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
  • AWT:db: elvaboyle, id: I12724 — no longer available
Ω Birth
  • BDM NSW V18444947 47/1844 & V18445531 45/1844 REID, HENRY Father:JAMES Mother:MARY
₪ Wedding
  • On June 6th, at the residence of the bride's parents, by the Rev. W. C. Hughes, Mr. HENRY REID, teacher, Lower Hawkesbury, to MARY, fourth daughter of Mr. JOHN W. LAUGHTON.
The Sydney Morning Herald, 13 June 1870, page 1
  • REID—LAUGHTON—June 6, at the residence of the bride's parents, by the Rev. W. C. Hughes, Mr. Henry Reid, teacher, Lower Hawkesbury, to Mary Catherine, fourth daughter of Mr. John W. Laughton.
The Sydney Morning Herald, 15 June 1870, page 11
¶ Death
  • REID.—January 31, at his residence, Sunnyside, Sydney-street, Willoughby, Henry Reid, aged 65, for- merly teacher at Public School, Castlereagh.
The Sydney Morning Herald, 1 February 1910, page 6