Census transcript for William Roots (1820-1883) & family

1851: Johnson Farm, Meopham, Kent. Jesse Johnson (head, widower) age 63, born Meopham Kent occ Farmer of 8 acres. Thomas Johnson (son) age 30, born Meopham Kent occ Farm labourer. Benjamin Johnson (son) age 21, Meopham Kent occ Ag. labourer. Charles Johnson (son) age 19, Meopham Kent occ Ag. labourer. William Roots (son in law) age 30, born Luddesdown Kent occ Ag. labourer. Maria Roots (wife) age 25, born Meopham Kent. Thomas Roots (son) age 4, born Meopham Kent. William Roots (son) age 1, Meopham Kent. NA ref HO107/1609/186 page 4 sch 11

1861: The Hamlet of Harvil, Meopham, Kent. William Roots (head) age 40, born Luddesdown Kent occ Woodman & Labourer. Maria Roots (wife) age 34, born Meopham Kent. Thomas Roots (son) age 14, born Meopham Kent. William Roots (son) age 11, born Meopham Kent. Charles Johnson (lodger) age 28, born Meopham Kent occ Woodman. David Johnson (lodger) age 20, born Meopham Kent occ Woodman. NA ref RG9/473/31 pages 7-8 sch 37-38

1871: Mount Pleasant, Harvil, Meopham, Kent. William Roots (head) age 50, born Luddesdown Kent occ Woodman & Labourer. Maria Roots (wife) age 44, born Meopham Kent. William Roots (son) age 21, born Meopham Kent occ Bricklayer's Labourer. Rosa Roots (g-dtr) age 2, born Meopham Kent. NA ref RG10/896/80 page 6 sch 24

1881: Harvil Street, Kent. William Roots (head) age 58, born Luddesdown Kent occ General labourer. Maria Roots (wife) age 52, born Meopham Kent. NA ref RG11/878/37 page 8 sch 31