Census transcript for John Parris (1869-1953) & family

1871: West Court Cottages, Cliffe at Hoo, Kent. William Paris [sic] (head) age 42, born Stoke Kent occ Farm Servant. Ann Paris (wife) age 43, born St Mary Kent. Henry Paris (son) age 12, born All Hallows Kent. Sarah Paris (dtr) age 9, born Higham Kent. Emily Paris (dtr) age 7, born Higham Kent. Eliza Paris (dtr) age 5, born Higham Kent. John Parris (son) age 1, born Cliffe Kent. Frederick Randle (boarder) age 17, [where born left blank] occ Farm Servant. James Randle (boarder) age 17, born Shovel [sic] Kent occ Farm Servant. NA ref RG10/898/5 page 2 sch 5

1891: 2 Richards Cottages, Cliffe, Kent. William Parris (head) age 63, born Stoke Kent occ Ag Labourer. Ann Parris (wife) age 64, born Stoke Kent. John Parris (son) age 22, born Cliffe Kent occ Cement Works Labourer. Ted Parris (g-son) age 10, born Frindsbury Kent. NA ref RG12/652/27 page 8 sch 41

1881: 8 Oak Street, Frindsbury, Kent. William Parris (head) age 52, born Stoke Kent occ farm labourer. Ann Parris (wife) age 53, born Halstow, Kent. John Parris (son) age 11, born Cliffe Kent. Elizabeth Parris (dtr) age 9 born Cliffe Kent. NA ref RG11/881/29 page 13

1901: 5 Mugeridge Cottages, Stoke, Kent. John Parris (head) age 31, born Cliffe Kent occ Clay digger for cement. Harriet E. Parris (wife) age 28, born Cliffe Kent. Grace Parris (dtr) age 8, born Cliffe Kent. Leonard J. Parris (son) age 6, born Cliffe Kent. George J. Parris (son) age 4, born Cliffe Kent. Sidney Parris (son) age 2, born Stoke Kent. Arthur R. Parris (son) age 1, born Stoke Kent. NA ref RG13/722/128 pages 11-12 sch 73

1911: 2 Lamb Cliffe Stone, Greenhithe, Kent. John Parris (head, married) age 41, born Cliffe Kent occ Cement worker. Harriett Emily Parris (wife, married 19 years) age 38. Children born alive 8; Still living 8. Born Cliffe Kent. Leonard James Parris (son, single) age 16, born Cliffe Kent occ Cement worker. George John Parris (son) age 14, born Cliffe Kent occ Cement worker. Sidney Parris (son) age 12, born Stoke Kent. Arthur Robert Redvers Parris (son) age 10, born Stoke Kent. Harold Parris (son) age 7, born Stoke Kent. Albert Parris (son) age 1, born Stoke Kent. Edith May Parris (dtr) age 4, born Stoke Kent. NA ref  RG14 PN3782 RD43 SD3 ED20 Sch144

1939 Register: 32 Charles Street, Dartford, Kent. John Parris (male, widower) DoB 22 Sep 1869 occ Cement worker retired. Edith M. Parris (female, single) DoB 10 May 1906 occ Domestic worker L.C.C. [Possibly a reference to London County Council]. Edith G. Simpson (female, single) DoB 10 May 1908 occ Needlewoman L.C.C. [Edith Simpson was John’s future daughter in law, marrying his son Arthur Robert Redvers Parris in 1941]. NA ref RG101/1809I/002/39 Letter Code: DJDF Sch 16

1939 Register: 25 Castle Street, Dartford, Kent. Arthur R. R. Parris (male, widower) DoB 27 May 1900 occ Navvy driver (cement). NA ref RG101/1809J/011/6 Letter Code: DJDG Sch 121