Census transcript for Frank William Roots (1863-1922) & family

1871: Upper Halling Road, Halling, Kent. William Roots (Head), age 35, born Harvel Kent occ Lime Labourer. Hannah Roots (wife) age 30, born Halling Kent. Mary A. Roots (dtr) age 9, born Halling Kent. Frank W. Roots (son) age 7, born Halling Kent. John Roots (son) age 5, born Halling Kent. William J. Roots (son) age 3, born Halling Kent. Harriet E. Roots (dtr) age 2, born Halling Kent. James P. Roots (son) age 3 mths, born Halling Kent. NA ref RG10/898/86 page 12 sch 56  

1881: Near Chapel Houses, Halling, Kent. William Roots (head) age 45, born Meopham Kent occ Labourer at lime works.  Hannah Roots (wife) age 40, born Halling Kent. Frank W. Roots (son) age 17, born Halling Kent occ Labourer at cement works. John Roots (son) age 15, born Halling Kent occ Labourer at lime works. William J. Roots (son) age 13, born Halling Kent occ Ag Lab. Harriet E. Roots (dtr) age 12, born Halling Kent. James P. Roots (son) age 10,  born Halling Kent. Henry Roots (son) age 6, born Halling Kent. Emma Roots (dtr) age 4, born Halling Kent. Clara Roots (dtr) age 2, born Halling Kent. NA ref RG11/880/111 page 39 sch 182

1891: 8 Jupps Cottages, Halling, Kent. Frank W. Roots (head) age 27, born Halling, Kent occ Chalk labourer. Emma Roots (wife) age 26, born Buckinghamshire. Frank Herbert Roots (son) age 6, born Halling Kent. Ada Emma Roots (dtr) age 5, born Halling Kent. Ethel Elizabeth Roots (dtr) age 4, born Halling Kent. Charles Daniel Roots (son) age 2, born Halling Kent. Isabella Ruth Roots (dtr) age 1, born Halling Kent. "Baby just born" (this would be Helena Naomi) age 1 day, born Halling Kent. NA ref missing from folio

1901: 3 Walnut Tree Cottages (4 rooms), Halling, Kent. Frank Roots (head) age 37, born Halling Kent occ Chalk quarry labourer. Emma Roots (wife) age 36, born Princes Risborough Bucks. Frank Roots (son) age 16, born Halling Kent occ Horse driver groom. Ruth Roots (dtr) age 11, born Halling Kent. Charles Roots (son) age 12, born Halling Kent. Helena N. Roots (dtr) age 9, born Halling Kent. Gertrude S. Roots (dtr) age 7, born Halling Kent. Olive H. Roots (dtr) age 6, born Halling Kent. Daniel G. Roots (son) age 4, born Halling Kent. Naomi Ivy Roots (dtr) age 1, born Halling Kent. NA ref RG13/719/47 page 15 sch 80

1911: 1 Pilgrims Cottages, Upper Halling, Kent. Frank William Roots (head, married) age 47, born Halling Kent occ Cement labourer. Emma Roots (wife, married 29 years) age 46. Children born alive 14; Still living 13; Died 1. Born Loosley Row Bucks. Daniel George Roots (son) age 14, born Halling Kent occ Farmer's boy. Naomi Ivy Roots (dtr) age 11, born Halling Kent. Amos Frederick Roots (son) age 9, born Halling Kent. Ivy Grace Roots (dtr) age 5, born Halling Kent. Horace Leonard  Roots (son) age 3, born Halling Kent. NA ref RG14 PN3862 RD45 SD2 ED7 Sch100

1939 Register: 1 Pilgrims Cottages, Upper Halling, Daniel George Roots (male, married) DoB 10 Nov 1896 occ General labourer cement works. Rhoda Parris (female, married) DoB 29 Jun 1901 occ Household duties. Ellen Parris (female, widowed) DoB 2 Oct 1863 occ O.A.P. NA ref RG101/1848F/016/33 Letter Code: DJSN Sch 196. Daniel and Rhoda were Ellen’s son in law and daughter respectively.