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ca.1804 Born at Sheffield the son of George Atkin and his wife Elizabeth Taylor
1828 Married at Sheffield to Mary Wright
1828 Birth of son Harry Wright Atkin
1831 Birth of son George Atkin - career in medicine
1832 Birth of son Edward Thomas Atkin
1837 Birth of son Frank Shaw Atkin
1853 February 13th. Died. 'On Sunday last, aged 48 years, Mr. Henry Atkin, Eyre st. At various periods he was appointed to many public offices of responsibility; and by his colleagues he was always regarded as a man of superior intelligence and sound judgment. Amongst his personal friends, he numbered some of the most notable individuals of his day; not only in Sheffield, but in distant places.'