SELF, Henry (1835?-1911) — London
Map and chart engraver.
Born in Stepney in or about 1835, Self was probably the person of that name baptised at St. Dunstan Stepney 9 Aug 1837, the son of John Self, a mariner, and his wife Mary. Self was specifically recorded as a map engraver on census returns and elsewhere in later years, although had earlier worked as a gauger in Woolwich Dockyard. In 1881 he was resident in Morris Place with his wife Dorothea Jones, originally from Plymouth, and six of their twelve children, the oldest born in Plaistow, the others all in Woolwich. He had retired by 1911 and died 31 Oct 1911. He was buried at Greenwich 7 Nov 1911.
23 Harden Street, Woolwich — 1871
1 Morris Place, Woolwich — 1881
West Street, Woolwich — 1891
46 Durham Road, Plumstead — 1901
34 Tewson Road, Plumstead — 1911