T247 – Lineage Henry Bird b.1695



Henry Bird of St Marys Rotherhithe was born in 1695 and died in 1757.

He was the brother of Elias Bird of Roehampton Park, Sheriff of Surrey 1744, died in 1767.

He was also the brother of Edward Bird Lieut., obit on 26 or 23 February 1718,  hanged for pinking a waiter.

They were the children of Henry Bird and Elizabeth nee Fitzgerald.

He claimed descent from Bird of Broughton Hall.

(Dictionary Note: to pink is to pierce with a rapier or the like; stab.)


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