Henry Anderson Paley

Architect and collector of antiquities

Partner in architect firm Sharpe Paley & Austin, Lancaster. Married Katherine Margaret Gosselin of Cavan, Ireland (died 26 Jan 1949). Henry Paley died 19 Apr 1946 (age 86) at Moorgarth, Caton with Brookhouse, Lancashire. A collection of antiquities was left to their daughter Katherine Helena Paley who died on 17 Jun 1966.

On 11 August 1966 Mrs Edith Tyson curator of Lancaster Museum and Art Gallery wrote to the director of Liverpool Museums to offer "a small collection of antiquities from Egypt and Cyprus which once belonged to Mr Austin Paley of Moorgarth, Cation, near Lancaster". The heirs of Miss Katherine Helena Paley were "anxious to have them placed in a museum". The heirs were named as Miss A. M. Robson and Miss Natalie Gosselin of Moorgarth, Caton with Brookhouse, Lancaster.
  • Gender
    Male
  • Relationship
    Collector, Previous owner
  • Nationality
    British
  • Born
    1859-08-12
  • Place of birth
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Lancashire: Scotforth
  • Died
    1946-04-19
  • Place of death
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Lancashire: Caton with Littledale
  • Cause of death
    Unknown or unrecorded

2 item(s) from the Ancient Egypt collection related to Henry Anderson Paley

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