Census transcript for William James Roots (1849-?) & 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: Priesthood, Meopham, Kent. William Johnson (head, widower) age 54, born Meopham Kent occ Farmer 6 acres. William Roots (son in law) age 31, born Meopham Kent occ Labourer. Mary Ann Roots (dtr) age 28, born Meopham Kent. Joseph William Roots (g-son) age 3, born Meopham Kent. John Henry Roots (g-son) age 2, born Meopham Kent. Frederick T. Roots (g-son) age 1, born Meopham Kent. NA ref RG11/878/34 Page 1 sch 4

1891: Priesthood Farm, Meopham, Kent. William Johnson (head) age 64, born Meopham Kent occ Farmer. William Roots (son in law) age 41, born Meopham Kent occ Woodcutter. Mary Ann Roots (dtr) age 38, born Meopham Kent. Joseph W. Roots (son) age 13, born Meopham Kent occ Farmer's house boy. John H Roots (son) age 12, born Meopham Kent occ Farmer's house boy. Frederick T. Roots (son) age 11, born Meopham Kent. Elizabeth M. J. Roots (dtr) age 9, born Meopham Kent. Charles E. Roots (son) age 7, born Meopham Kent. Bert E. Roots (son) age 5, born Meopham Kent. Annie S. Roots (dtr) age 2, born Meopham Kent. Arthur L. Roots (son) age 9 months, born Meopham Kent. NA ref RG12/650/114 page 1 sch 4

1901: Horns Oak, Meopham, Kent. William Roots (head) age 51, born Meopham Kent occ Woodcutter. Mary Ann Roots (wife) age 48, born Meopham Kent. John Roots (son) age 22, born Meopham Kent occ Under gardener. Elizabeth M. J. Roots (dtr) age 19, born Meopham Kent. Charles E. Roots (son) age 17, born Meopham Kent occ Cowman. Bertie E. Roots (son) age 15, born Meopham Kent occ Stable lad. Annie S. Roots (dtr) age 12, born Meopham Kent. Arthur L. Roots (son) age 10, born Meopham Kent. Alfred J. Roots (son) age 8, born Meopham Kent. Mabel L. Roots (dtr) age 7, born Meopham Kent. Grace M. Roots (dtr) age 5, born Meopham Kent. William L. Roots (son) age 2, born Meopham Kent. NA ref RG13/717/36 page 3 sch 18

1911: Fern Cottage, Meopham, Kent. William Roots (head, married) age 61, born Priesthood Meopham occ Wood cutter. Mary Ann Roots (wife, married 35 years) age 58. Children born alive 13; Still living 12; Died 1. Born Priesthood Meopham occ Household duties. John Henry Roots (son, single) age 33, born Priesthood Meopham occ Gardener. Charles Edward  Roots (son, single) age 28, born Priesthood Meopham occ Farm labourer. Arthur Lewis  Roots (son, single) age 20, born Priesthood Meopham occ Groom. Alfred James  Roots (son, single) age 18, born Priesthood Meopham occ Gardener. Mabel Louisa Roots (dtr, single) age 17, born Priesthood Meopham occ Domestic daily. Grace May Roots (dtr, single) age 15, born Priesthood Meopham occ Mothers help. William Leslie  Roots (son, single) age 12, born Priesthood Meopham. NA ref RG14 PN3850 RD45 SD1 ED17 Sch80