Census transcript for Henry Parris (1861-1918) & family

1871: Upper Halling Road, Kent.  William Parris (head) age 42, born Halling Kent occ Lime labourer. Mary Parris (wife) age 38, born Halling Kent. Thomas Parris (son) age 17, born Halling Kent occ Lime labourer. James Parris (son) age 13, born Halling Kent. Richard Parris (son) age 11, born Halling Kent. Henry Parris (son) age 9, born Halling Kent. Alfred Parris (son) age 7, born Halling Kent. Frances Parris (dtr) age 5, born Halling Kent. Frederick Parris (son) age 3, born Halling Kent. Mary Parris (dtr) age 1, born Halling Kent. NA ref RG10/898/88 page 15 sch 70

1891: Walnut Cottages, Upper Halling.  Henry Parris (head) age 29, born Halling, Kent occ Labourer Chalk Pit. Ellen Parris (wife) age 27, born Plaxtol Kent. Emily Parris (dtr) age 3, born Halling Kent. Mary Parris (dtr) age 2, born Halling Kent. Annie Parris (dtr) age 8 months, born Halling Kent. Mary Parris (mother, widow) age 58, born Snodland Kent. Edward Parris (brother) age 16, born born Halling Kent occ Chalk Labourer. Richard Parris (nephew) age 11, born Belvedere Kent. NA ref RG12/652/119 page 17 sch 96

1881: 10 Jupps Cottages, Halling, Kent. Mary Parris age 46 (wife/head) born Snodland Kent. Henry Parris (son) age 19, born Halling Kent occ General labourer. Alfred G. Parris (son) age 17, born Halling Kent occ General labourer. Mary Parris (dtr) age 10, born Halling Kent. Albert Parris (son), age 8, born Halling Kent. Edward Parris (son) age 6, born Halling Kent. NA ref RG11/880/112 page 41-42 sch 194

1901: 3 Walnut-Tree Cottages, Halling.  Henry Parris (head) age 39, born Halling Kent occ Chalk quarry labourer. Ellen Parris (wife) age 37, born Crouch Kent. Emily Parris (dtr) age 13, born Halling Kent. Annie Parris (dtr) age 10, born Halling Kent. Emma Parris (dtr) age 9, born Halling Kent. Ellen Parris (dtr) age 5, born Halling Kent. William Parris (son) age 2, born Halling Kent. Rhoda Parris (widow, sister-in-law) age 36, born Ightham Kent occ Laundress. Edward Parris (nephew) age 15, born Halling Kent occ horse driver. Arabella Parris (niece) age 13, born Halling Kent occ General servant (domestic). Albert Parris (nephew) age 9, born Halling Kent. NA ref RG13/719/46 page 14

1911: 3 Jupps Cottages, Halling, Kent. Mr H. Parris [sic] (head, married) age 49, born Halling Kent occ Signalman, cement works. Mrs H. Parris [sic] (wife, married 25 years) age 47. Children born alive 9; Still living 9. Born Shipbourne Kent. Miss Emily Parris* (dtr, single) age 24, born Halling Kent occ General servant. Miss Mary Parris (dtr, single) age 23, born Halling Kent occ General servant. Miss Annie Parris (dtr, single) age 20, born Halling Kent occ Domestic servant. Miss Emma Parris* (dtr, single) age 19, born Halling Kent occ General servant. Miss Nelly Parris (dtr, single) age 15, born Halling Kent occ Domestic servant. William Parris (son) age 12, born Halling Kent. Rhoda Parris (dtr) age 10, born Halling Kent. Leslie Parris (son) age 6, born Halling Kent. Evelyn Parris (dtr) age 4, born Halling Kent. Herbert Parris (g-son) age 16 months, born Strood Kent. The word "illegitimate" has been written next to Herbert's entry & crossed out. NA ref RG14 PN3974 RD48 SD1 ED12 Sch281


* The entries for Emily and Emma have been crossed out, presumably because they were not living at 3 Jupps Cottages at the time of the census & were entered by mistake.

1939 Register: 1 Pilgrims Cottages, Upper Halling, Daniel George Roots (male, married) DoB 10 Nov 1896 occ General labourer cement works. Rhoda Parris (female, married) DoB 29 Jun 1901 occ Household duties. Ellen Parris (female, widowed) DoB 2 Oct 1863 occ O.A.P. NA ref RG101/1848F/016/33 Letter Code: DJSN Sch 196. Daniel and Rhoda were Ellen’s son in law and daughter respectively.