Census transcript for William Henry Roots (1854-?) & family

1861: Fowlers Stone, Meopham, Kent. Edward Roots (head) age 33, born Luddesdown Kent occ Ag. labourer. Sarah Roots (wife) age 34, born Snodland Kent. Alfred Roots (son) age 14, born Wrotham Kent occ Ag. labourer. Ann Roots (dtr) age 12, born Wrotham Kent. Clara Roots (dtr) age 10, born Wrotham Kent. William H. Roots (son) age 6, born Wrotham Kent. Louisa Roots (dtr) age 4, born Meopham Kent. Edgar A. Roots (son) age 2, born Meopham Kent. NA ref RG9/473/23 page 19 sch 89

1871: 14 Albert Street, Strood, Kent. Edward Roots (head) age 44, born Luddesdown Kent occ Labourer cement factory. Sarah Roots (wife) age 45, born Snodland Kent. Alfred Roots (son) age 24, born Wrotham Kent occ Labourer cement factory. William Roots (son) age 16, born Wrotham Kent occ Labourer cement factory. Louise Roots (dtr) age 14, born Meopham Kent. Edgar Roots (son)  age 12, born Meopham Kent. Henry Wilder (relative) age 26, born Meopham Kent occ Labourer cement factory. Ann Wilder (wife) age 20, born Wrotham Kent. Annetta Wilder (dtr) age 2, born Strood Kent. Louise Clara Wilder (dtr) age 1, born Cuxton Kent. NA ref RG10/900/15 page 21 sch 133

1881: 15 Florence Street, Strood, Kent. William H. Roots (head) age 26, born Frindsbury Kent occ General labourer. Elizabeth Roots (wife) age 30, born Benenden Kent. Alfred H. Roots (son) age 2, born Strood Kent. Lillian [sic] Roots (dtr) age 7 months, born Strood Kent. NA ref RG11/882/31 page 56 sch 312

1891: 15 Florence Street, Strood, Kent. William H. Roots (head) age 35, born Wrotham Kent occ Cement labourer. Elizabeth Roots (wife) age 39, born Benenden Kent. Alfred H. Roots (son) age 12, born Strood Kent. Lilian E. Roots (dtr) age 10, born Strood Kent. Mable [sic] V. Roots (dtr) age 7, born Strood Kent. Matthew W. M. Roots (son) age 5, born Strood Kent. Edward G. Roots (son) age 3, born Strood Kent. NA ref RG12/653/110 page 44 sch 295

1901: 15 Florence Street, Strood, Kent. William H. Roots (head) age 45, born Wrotham Kent occ Cement labourer. Elizabeth Roots (wife) age 48, born Benenden Kent. Lilian E. Roots (dtr) age 20, born Strood Kent. Mabel V. Roots (dtr) age 17, born Strood Kent. Matthew W. M. Roots (son) age 15, born Strood, Kent occ Apprentice to grocer. NA ref RG13/720/99 page 15 sch 101

1911: 15 Florence Street, Strood, Kent. William Roots (head, married) age 54, born Wrotham Kent occ Cement labourer. Elizabeth Roots (wife, married 30 years) age 60. Children born alive 6; Still living 4; Died 2. Born Benenden Kent. NA ref RG14 PN3870 RD45 SD2 ED15 Sch22