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This is page 2 of 3 tracing the Harris family of Halling, Kent and the links by marriage to the Parris family. There are two more Harris families in our tree, from Bedford and Brenchley, Kent. As far as we know they are not directly related. If you have a connection to any individual or family featured here, or if you want to leave us your feedback, contact us. Browse by clicking the previous page/next page buttons or following the numbered e.g. [2] or parental [Parents] links.

The Harris Family of Halling, Kent

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Third Generation

4.Link to census William HARRIS [Parents]. Baptized 29/3/1835 in Halling, William died in 1896, also in Halling, age 60.


In 1858, when William was age about 23, he married Mary Ann PRYER. Born in 1839 in West Malling, Mary Ann died 1896 in Halling, age about 58.


They had the following children, all born in Halling:


Link to census(1) William John [9]. (2) John, born in 1861. In 1879, when John was age about 18, he married Martha ACCLETON in Halling. They had no children. (3) Thomas, born 1863. (4) Alfred [10]. (5) Eliza, born 1866 and died 1867. (6) Hannah, born 1868 and died 1875, age about 6. (7) Arthur, born 1870 and died 1875, age about 5. (8) Matilda, born in 1872. In 1889, when Matilda was age about 17, she had a child Louisa Bessie HARRIS. Louisa’s father is unknown. Louisa lived with her uncle, John, until her marriage in 1912 to Edward Albert DATLEN - see John’s 1891, 1901, 1911 census entries. On 27/11/1890, when she was age about 18, Matilda married Henry Philip TASKER. Born 1854, Henry Philip died 27/11/1909, age about 55, in Halling. (9) Henry John, born 1874. (10) Louisa, born 1878. (11) Mark, born and died 1880.


5.Link to census Henry HARRIS [Parents]. Born 1859 in Snodland, it is not known when Henry died. Occupation: Labourer.


On 25/12/1887, when Henry was age 28, he married Frances GOODHEW, daughter of Richard GOODHEW, in Snodland. Frances was born quarter ending December 1868 in Ryarsh. It is not known when she died.


They had the following children, all born Snodland:


(1) Elizabeth Daisy, born about 1889. (2) Violet, born May 1893. (3) Lily, born about 1894. (4) Henry, born May 1895. (5) Albert Henry, born 1900. (6) Rose Hannah, born 1906. (7) Jack, born about 1907.


6.Link to census Amos Henry HARRIS [Parents]. Born about 1866 in Snodland, Amos died 1944 in Maidstone, age 78. Occupation: Labourer.


In 1897, when Amos Henry was age 21, he married Harriett Frances EVANS in Snodland. Harriett Frances was born about 1875 in Dunks Green, Wrotham. It is not known when she died.


They had the following children, all born Snodland:


(1) John Thomas Henry, born about 1896. (2) Henry Amos, born 1897. (3) Walter Arthur Henry, born about 1899. (4) Maude Pretoria, born June 1900. (5) Gwendoline May, born about 1903. (6) William Henry, born 1904. (7) Ernest Frank Henry, born 1907. (8) Cyril Frederick Henry, born about 1909. (9) Eric, born 1910.


7.Link to census Albert Henry HARRIS [Parents]. Born 1869 in Snodland, Albert died 1945 in Maidstone, age 76. Occupation: Bargeman.


In 1893, when Albert was age about 23, he married Alice SUNNUCKS, daughter of Henry SUNNUCKS, in Malling. Alice was born 1873 in Hadlow. It is not known when she died.


They had the following children, all born Birling:


(1) Albert Henry, born about 1894. (2) Thomas Arthur, born about 1896. (3) Alice Ellen, born 1897. (4) Caroline Ladysmith, born 28/1/1900. In 1923, when Caroline was age 23, she married Frederick A. WALLIS in Malling. Caroline died 1942 in Maidstone, age 42. (5) Joe, born 1903. (6) William Henry, born about 1906. (7) Emma, born about 1910.


8.Link to census Frederick Henry HARRIS [Parents]. Born 22/2/1874 in Snodland, it’s not known when Frederick died. Occupation: Labourer.


In 1896, when Frederick was age 22, he married Rose Ann EVANS in Malling. Rose Ann was born 16/5/1875 in Ryarsh. It is not known when she died.


They had the following children, all born Snodland:


(1) Frederick Henry, born 1896. (2) Gladys Florence, born 1898. (3) Dorothy Elizabeth, born 1900. (4) Edith Maud, born about 1903. (5) Eulalie Mary, born about 1905. (6) Percy John, born 1906. (7) Frank Albert, born 9/3/1909 and baptized 9/2/1936 in St Thomas Mount, Madras, India, age 26. Frank Albert died 1978 in Maidstone, age 69. On 10/3/1927, when Frank Albert was age 18, he joined the army. He served in the Suffolk Regiment (number 5824303) in India (NW frontier), and Singapore where he was captured by the Japanese on 15/2/1942. He survived internment (11 camps in all) and was liberated on 13/9/1945.