Census transcript for Thomas Roots (1814-1871) & family

1851: 6 Birling Street, Birling, Kent. Thomas Roots (head) age 36, born Snodland Kent occ Farm labourer. Mary A. Roots (wife) age 34, born Meopham Kent. John Roots (son) age 14, born Birling Kent occ Farm labourer. Emma Roots (dtr) age 11, born Ryarsh Kent. Henry Roots (son) age 4, born Ryarsh Kent. William Roots (son) age 1 month, born Birling Kent. NA Ref  HO107/1612/188-189 pages 27-28 sch 93

1861: Birling Village, Kent. Thomas Roots (head) age 45, born Snodland Kent occ Ag labourer. Mary A. Roots (wife) age 44, born Meopham Kent. Henry Roots (son) age 14, born Ryarsh Kent occ Farmer's boy. Thomas Roots (son) age 6, born Birling Kent. Alfred Roots (son) age 3, born Birling Kent. NA ref RG9/484/78 pages 7-8 sch 33

1871: Cook’s Cottage, Luddesdown, Kent. Mary Ann Roots (head, widow) age 54, born Meopham Kent. Alfred Roots (son) age 13, born Birling Kent occ Ag. labourer. NA ref RG10/896/91 page 9 sch 53

1881: Swanswood, Luddesdown, Kent. John Roots (head) age 45, born Malling Kent occ Labourer. Harriet Roots (wife) age 32, born Meopham Kent. William Roots (son) age 9, born Luddesdown Kent. Thomas Roots (son) age 6, born Luddesdown Kent. Ellen Rootes [sic] (dtr) age 7 months, born Luddesdown Kent. Mary Ann Rootes [sic] (mother, widow) age 65, born Meopham Kent. NA ref RG11/878/48 page 10 sch 51

1881: Northfleet, Kent. Alfred Roots (boarder) age 23, born Birling Kent occ Ag. labourer. David Roots (boarder) age 16, born Meopham Kent occ Ag. labourer. Living in household of William Bowles, age 33, born Meopham Kent occ Ag. labourer. Alfred & David were 1st cousins once removed. NA ref RG11/877/111 page 14 sch 59