Census transcript for David Roots (1864?-) & family

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

1871: Fairseat Farm, Stansted, Kent. James Wood (head) age 39, born Meopham Kent occ Ag. labourer, Waggoner. Mary Wood (wife) age 33, born Luddesdown Kent. George Roots (son) age 11, born Meopham Kent occ Ag. labourer. David Roots (son) age 6, born Meopham Kent. Mary A. Wood (dtr) age 4 months, born Stansted Kent. Charles Gilbert (boarder) age 15, born Stansted Kent occ Ag. labourer. George Roots (boarder) age 16, born Stansted Kent occ Farm servant. NA ref RG10/910/42 page 13 sch 77

1891: Poundgate, Luddesdown, Kent. Mary May [sic - taken to refer to Mary Wood nee Roots] (head, widow) age 53, born Luddesdown Kent occ Farm worker. David Roots (son) age 25, born Meopham Kent occ Ag. labourer. John Wood (son) age 15, born Meopham Kent occ Ag. labourer. Naomi Wood (dtr) age 11, born Meopham Kent. James Wood (son) age 10, born Meopham Kent. NA ref RG12/650/126 page 15 sch 55

1901: Lower Street, Luddesdown, Kent. David Roots (head) age 35, born Meopham Kent occ Ag. labourer. Sarah Amy [sic] Roots (wife) age 29, born Wrotham Kent. Emma Roots (dtr)  age 7, born Meopham Kent. Emily Elizabeth Roots (dtr) age 5, born Meopham Kent. Sarah Ann Jane Roots (dtr) age 4, born Meopham Kent. Daniel Roots (son) age 3, born Meopham Kent. David Roots (son) age 1, born Meopham Kent. Edward John Roots (son) age 2 months, born Meopham Kent. NA ref RG13/717/43 page 3 sch 16

1911: Swanswood Farm Cottage, Harvel, Meopham, Kent. David Roots (husband [sic], married) age 46, born Mepham Kent occ Farm work. Sarah A. Roots (wife, married 19 years) age 41. Children born alive 11; Still living 9; Died 2. Born Wrotham Kent. Sarah Roots (dtr) age 14, born Longfield Kent. David Roots (son) age 11, born Meopham Kent. Edward Roots (son) age 10, born Luddown [sic] Kent. Cicel [sic] Roots (son) age 9, born Luddown Kent. Archable [sic] Roots (son) age 5, born Meopham Kent. Neyhomie [sic] Roots (dtr) age 3, born Snodland Kent. NA ref RG14 PN3851 RD45 SD1 ED18 Sch51