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This is page 4 of 4 tracing covering a branch of the Parris family from the Ightham, Offham & Plaxtol areas of Kent. This branch is connected to the Tomkin family by marriage. We think they are linked to the other Parris families the site but at the moment we lack the evidence to prove it. If you can help make that link, or if have a connection to any individual or family featured here, contact us. Browse by clicking the last page/next page buttons or following the numbered e.g. [2] or parental [Parents] links.

The Parris Family of Ightham, Kent

Fifth Generation

Link to census12. Albert Thomas PARRIS [Parents]. Born 14/8/1882 in Wrotham and died 1/6/1959 in Belvedere, age 76. Occupation: Driver of brewery van (1901); Drayman (1911); Cement Wharf labourer (1939).


An entry in the National Probate Calendar reads “PARRIS Albert Thomas of 10 Edwards Road Belvedere Kent died 1 June 1959 at Boarers Manorway Belvedere Administration London 12 August to Mary May Parris widow. Effects £1287 13s 3d. (Worth around £27,692 today.)


In the quarter ending December 1906, when Albert Thomas was age 24, he married Mary May HOLLANDS in Malling. Mary May was born 19/4/1885 in Wrotham and died 18/7/1965 in St Nicholas Hospital, London SE18, age 80. An entry in the National Probate Calendar reads: “PARRIS Mary May of 11 Coleman Road Belvedere Kent died 8 July 1965 at St Nicholas Hospital London S.E.18 Administration London 25 August to Leonard Parris master butcher. Effects £1963.” (Worth around £36,512 today).


They had the following children:


(1) Leonard Albert George, born 15/9/1907 in Wrotham and died October 2002 in Sroud, Gloucestershire, age 95. On 1/9/1934, when Leonard was age 26, he married Millie Violet MILES (1910-1999) in All Saints' Church, Belvedere. (2) Irene May, born 17/2/1911 in Sevenoaks and died February 1999 in Bexley, age 88. On 27/8/1932, when Irene was age 21, she married William Marshall VINCENT (abt. 1910-?) in All Saints' Church, Belvedere.

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