Census transcript for John Roots (1836-1904) & 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. John Roots (head) age 24, born Birling Kent occ Ag. labourer. Susannah Roots (wife) age 25, born Trosley Kent. NA ref RG9/484/78 page 8 sch 35

1871: Poundgate, Luddesdown, Kent. John Roots (head, widower) age 34, born Birling Kent occ Ag. labourer. NA ref RG10/896/92 page 11 sch 65  

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

1891: Swan Wood, Luddesdown, Kent. John Roots (head) age 54, born Birling Kent occ Ag. labourer. Harriet Roots (wife) age 42, born Meopham Kent. Thomas Roots (son) age 16, born Luddesdown Kent occ Ag. labourer. Ellen Roots (dtr) age 11, born Luddesdown Kent. Alfred Roots (son) age 10, born Luddesdown Kent. Mary A. Roots (dtr) age 7, born Luddesdown Kent. Walter H. Roots (son) age 4, born Luddesdown Kent. NA ref RG12/650/125 page 10 sch 51

1901: Swann’s Wood, Luddesdown, Kent. John Roots (head) age 64, born Birling Kent occ Ag. labourer. Harriet Roots (wife) age 53, born Meopham Kent. Thomas Roots (son) age 26, born Luddesdown Kent occ Ag. labourer. Walter Roots (son) age 14, born Luddesdown Kent occ Ag. labourer. NA ref RG13/717/45 page 7 sch 38