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58. William PARRIS [Parents]. Born 9/4/1879 in Borstal, Kent & baptized 8/6/1879 at St Margaret’s Church, Rochester. William died 1971 in Chatham, age 92. Occupation: Gardener. On 3/6/1908 William he married Rosa HOTHER, daughter of James & Sarah HOTHER, at the Parish Church, Borstal. The marriage certificate records first names as Rose Helen, but Rosa Ellen was recorded at birth (which was registered quarter ending June 1879 in Alton, Hampshire) & she appears in the 1881 census as “Rosa E”. Rosa died quarter ending December 1923 at Cliffe at Hoo, age 44.


They had 3 children. Although all have died, a living relative has asked for their details to be omitted.


59. Edward George PARRIS [Parent]. Born 23/11/1881 in Frindsbury & baptized 52/1882 at All Saints Church, Frindsbury, Edward George died  1960 in Chatham, age 79. On 30/7/1904, when Edward George was age 22, he married Marion Merrix HINDS, daughter of John HINDS (deceased) in St Helen’s Church, Cliff at Hoo. (No father is named for Edward on the marriage certificate and he styled himself “George Edward”.) Born 15/1/1882 in Cliffe at Hoo, Marion died 1950 in Chatham, age about 68.


They had the following children, all born Cliffe at Hoo:


(1) Gladys Mary, born 31/11/905 and baptized 18/4/1905 in the Wesleyan-Methodist Chapel, Frindsbury Road, Strood. (2) Ellen, born 1906. (3) William Edward, born 5/6/1909 & died April 1990 in Chatham, age 80. (4) Kathleen, born 1911. (5) Herbert John, born 21/12/1914 & died 1975 in Chatham, age 60. (6) Leonard, born 2/2/1920 & August 1996 in Southwark, age 76.

Parris of Wrotham, Kent

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