Family of Thomas Harris and Maria Brown

Husband: Thomas Harris (1856?- )
Wife: Maria Brown (1857?- )
Children: George Harris (1884-1934)
Reuben William Harris (1890-1979)
Marriage Q2 1876 Sunderland "Registration District", County Durham, England1

Husband: Thomas Harris

Name: Thomas Harris
Sex: Male
Father: -
Mother: -
Occupation mariner2
Birth 1856 (approx.) Harwich, Essex, England2
Census 31 March 1901 (age 45) Chase Road, Dovercourt, Essex, England2
married head of the household working as a fireman on a boat and living in four rooms with his wife Maria, sons Samuel, Thomas, George, Bertie, Ruben, Percival, Elliote and Leo, and daughters, Alvina and Elsie. Born in Harwich

Wife: Maria Brown

Name: Maria Brown1
Sex: Female
Alt. Name: Maria Harris1
Father: -
Mother: -
Birth 1857 (approx.) Sunderland, County Durham, England2,3
Census 5 April 1891 (age 34) Rowlands Yard, Dovercourt, Essex, England3
married wife living with daughters Amelia, Alice and Vina, and sons Samuel, Thomas, George, Bertie and Reuben. Born in Sunderland Durham
Census 31 March 1901 (age 43) Chase Road, Dovercourt, Essex, England2
married wife living in four rooms with her husband Thomas, sons Samuel, Thomas, George, Bertie, Ruben, Percival, Elliote and Leo, and daughters, Alvina and Elsie. Born in Sunderland

Child 1: George Harris

Name: George Harris4,5,6,7,8
Sex: Male
Spouse: Louise Harriett Woollard (1891-1973)
Occupation agricultural labourer2,9
Birth 8 January 1884 Harwich, Essex, England2,3,5,6,9,10
1911 census says born in Dovercourt Essex
Baptism 23 March 1887 (age 3) All Saints Church, Main Road, Dovercourt, Essex, England6,11
son of Thomas Harris (mariner) and Maria, born on 8th January 1884. Baptised with sister Elvina
Census 5 April 1891 (age 7) Rowlands Yard, Dovercourt, Essex, England3
son attending school and living with his mother Maria, sisters Amelia, Alice and Vina, brothers Samuel, Thomas, Bertie and Reuben. Born in Harwich Essex
Census 31 March 1901 (age 17) Chase Road, Dovercourt, Essex, England2
unmarried son working as a farm labourer and living in four rooms with his parents Thomas and Maria, brothers Samuel, Thomas, Bertie, Ruben, Percival, Elliote and Leo, and sisters, Alvina and Elsie. Born in Harwich Essex
Census 2 April 1911 (age 27) Trafalgar Yard, Dovercourt, Essex, England9
an unmarried boarder working as a farm labourer and living in four rooms with his future in-laws Thomas and Louisa Woollard, future wife Louise, future sister-in-law Mildred, and future brother-in-laws Thomas and Alfred. Born in Dovercourt Essex
Death Q3 1934 (age 50) Tendring "Registration District", Essex, England8

Child 2: Reuben William Harris

Name: Reuben William Harris4,12,13,14
Sex: Male
Spouse: Lily May Woollard (1893-1969)
Occupation builder's labourer15
Birth 29 August 1890 Dovercourt, Essex, England2,3,4,12,14,15,16
Census 5 April 1891 (age 7 mns) Rowlands Yard, Dovercourt, Essex, England3
son living with his mother Maria, sisters Amelia, Alice and Vina, brothers Samuel, Thomas, George and Bertie. Born in Dovercourt Essex
Baptism 4 November 1892 (age 2) All Saints Church, Main Road, Dovercourt, Essex, England4,17
son of Thomas Harris (fireman) and Maria of Rowland's Cottages
Census 31 March 1901 (age 10) Chase Road, Dovercourt, Essex, England2
son living in four rooms with his parents Thomas and Maria, brothers Samuel, Thomas, George, Bertie, Percival, Elliote and Leo, and sisters, Alvina and Elsie. Born in Dovercourt
Census 29 September 1939 (age 49) 7 Rowland's Yard Right, Dovercourt, Essex, England15
a married builder's labourer living with his wife, three children and a domestic servant Edna Peck who became a daughter-in-law. Born on 29th August 1890
Death February 1979 (age 88) Colchester "Registration District", Essex, England14,18
Burial 7 February 1979 All Saints Church, Main Road, Dovercourt, Essex, England18
aged 87

Note on Husband: Thomas Harris

included as parents of two brothers who married into the Woollard family

Note on Wife: Maria Brown

included as parents of two brothers who married into the Woollard family

Note on Child 1: George Harris

parents Thomas Harris and Maria late Brown, brother of Reuben William Harris #9652

Note on Child 2: Reuben William Harris

parents Thomas Harris and Maria late Brown, brother of George Harris #9649

Sources

1"England and Wales Marriage Index 1837 - 2005" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). Sunderland 1876 quarter:2 volume:10a page:851.
2"Census 1901" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:1698 folio:10 page:12.
3"Census 1891" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG12 piece:1402 folio:8 page:12.
4"Deb Woollard personal communication". email.
5"England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2005" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Tendring 1884 quarter:1 volume:4a page:453.
Text From Source: mother's maiden name Brown
6"Seax - Essex Record Office Parish Records" (on-line at www.essexcc.gov.uk). Dovercourt All Saints baptisms 1878-1910 ref:D/P 174/1/12 image:21 page:37 entry:293.
Text From Source: born 8th January 1884
7"England and Wales Marriage Index 1837 - 2005" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). Tendring 1912 quarter:2 volume:4a page:1463.
8"England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2007" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Tendring 1934 quarter:3 volume:4a page:696.
Text From Source: aged 50
9"Census 1911" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG14 piece:10247 class:RG78 piece:540 registration district:197 sub-district:3 enumeration district:1 schedule:79.
10"Deb Woollard personal communication". email.
had 8th July 1887 and born in Dovercourt
11"Deb Woollard personal communication". email.
had date as 23rd March 1889
12"England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2005" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Tendring 1980 quarter:4 volume:4a page:469.
Text From Source: mother's maiden name Brown
13"Seax - Essex Record Office Parish Records" (on-line at www.essexcc.gov.uk). All Saints Dovercourt baptisms 1878-1910 ref:D/P 174/1/12 image:28.
Text From Source: date of birth 29th August 1892
birth index and 1939 census say 29th August 1890
14"England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2007" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Colchester 1979 quarter:1 volume:9 page:2451.
Text From Source: born 29th August 1890
15"1939 UK Register" (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG101 piece:1515K page:2 line36 letter code:DBZL.
16"Seax - Essex Record Office Parish Records" (on-line at www.essexcc.gov.uk). All Saints Dovercourt baptisms 1878-1910 ref:D/P 174/1/12 image:28.
Text From Source: date of birth 29th August 1892
birth, death index and 1939 census say 29th August 1890
17"Seax - Essex Record Office Parish Records" (on-line at www.essexcc.gov.uk). All Saints Dovercourt baptisms 1878-1910 ref:D/P 174/1/12 image:28.
18The Federation of Family History Societies, "National Burial Index for England & Wales v.3" (2010 own copy).