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This is page 5 of 11 tracing the descendants of John Parris & Jane Neville, and the links by marriage to the Beadle, Harris (of Halling), Homewood, Luchford, Mayatt, Monk, Neville, Payne, Roots & Tomkin families. If you have a connection to any individual or family featured here, or if you want to leave us your feedback, contact us. Browse the Parris pages by using the forward/back arrows to the next/previous page or following the numbered e.g. [2] or parental [Parents] links.

The Parris Family of Wrotham, Kent

21.Link to census William PARRIS [Parents]. Born 1852 in Halling, William died 28/1/1903 in Belvedere, age about 50. Occupation: Metropolitan Police Constable.


An entry in the England & Wales National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations) reads: “PARRIS William of Hythe Cottage Raglan Road Belvedere Kent died 28 January 1903 Probate London 12 February to Emma Parris widow Effects £199 8s” (The equivalent of around £21,890 today.)

In the quarter ending March 1870, when William was age 18, he married Emma TAYLOR. Emma was born about 1853 in Dartford.


They had the following children:


(1) Emma, born about 1872 in Halling. In the quarter ending June 1898, when Emma was age about 26, she married William James FRYER in Dartford. William James was born about 1864 in Forest Hill, London. (2) Ada, born 13/12/1873 in Southwark & baptized 5/7/1882 at All Saints, Belvedere, Kent. (3) William [41]. (4) Lillie, born 26/11/1879 in Erith & baptized 5/7/1882 at All Saints, Belvedere. (5) Ethel M, born about 1883 in Belvedere. (6) Mabel Sarah, born 30/41885 in Belvedere & baptized 5/7/1882 at All Saints, Belvedere.


22.Link to census Thomas P. PARRIS [Parents]. Born 1853 in Halling, Thomas died 1892, age 39, & was buried 6/8/1892 in Halling.

On 4/8/1884 when Thomas  was 31, he married Rhoda TOMKIN, daughter of George Richard TOMKIN & Ansley TAPP, in Halling. Rhoda was born 1865 & died February 1940, age about 74. She was buried 8/2/1940 in Halling.

They had the following children:


(1) Edward Thomas [42]. (2) Arabella Frances, born 1888 in Halling. Arabella died 1905, age 17 & was buried 15/5/1905 in Halling. (3) Alfred George, born 1890 in Halling. Alfred died 1894, age 4, & was buried 2/8/1894 in Upper Halling. (4) Albert William, born in 1892. On 8/1/1916, when Albert William was age about 24, he married Annie Clara EXCELL at the Parish Church, Halling.

23.Link to census James PARRIS [Parents]. Born 21/5/1857 in Halling, James died 25/5/1938, age 81. Occupation: Bootmaker.

In the quarter ending June 1879, when James was age about 22, he married Ellen Elizabeth DAWSON (nee SACKER) in Dartford. Born about 1843, Ellen died sometime between 1881 & 1882.

They had the following child:


(1) Richard John [43].

In the quarter ending March 1883, when James was age 25, he married Minnie RAINER in Woolwich. Minnie was born about 1864 in Tunbridge & died quarter ending September 1900 in Dartford, age 37.

They had the following children, all born Belvedere:


(1) Phyllis F. E., born  about 1884. (2) Minnie, born quarter ending March 1886. (3) James, born quarter ending September 1887.
(4) Vivien, born about 1889. (5) Winifred Hilda, born quarter ending September 1891. (6) Arthur Albert, born quarter ending March 1897.


On 31/3/1902, when James was age 44, he married Lily PETERS, daughter of Thomas PETERS, a Plasterer, at the Parish Church, Erith. Lily was born 15/12/1880 in Crayford & died 21/5/1923, age 42.


They had the following children, both born in Belvedere:


(1) Lily Irene, born 22/2/1903. Lily Irene died 24/3/1987, age 84. (2) Doris, born 2/2/1910. Doris died 28/11/1998, age 88.

In 1924, when James was age about 67, he married Ellen DUDLEY. They had one child who is still living.


24.Link to census Richard John PARRIS [Parents]. Born quarter ending June 1859 in Halling, Richard died 1942, age 83. He was buried 13/8/1942 in Halling cemetery. Occupation: Chalk labourer.

In the quarter ending September 1880, when Richard John was age 22, he married Eliza Jane CAPON in Malling. Eliza was born about 1859 in Snodland & died 1913, age about 54. She was buried 12/4/1913 in Halling cemetery.

They had the following children:


(1) Richard Ernest, born quarter ending June 1882 in Snodland. (2) Ebenezer Thomas, born quarter ending June 1883 in Snodland. Ebenezer died 1964 also in Snodland, age about 81. (3) Rosina Mary, born  quarter ending June 1885 in Snodland. (4) Frederick Charles, born quarter ending June 1886 in Birling. (5) Daisy Eliza, born quarter ending January 1888 in Birling. Daisy died 1918 in Maidstone, age about 30. (6) Ruth Rebecca, born quarter ending December 1889 in Birling. (7) Elsie Jane, born quarter ending June 1891 in Birling. Eliza died 1901, age about 10. (8) Herbert Capon, born quarter ending December 1892 in Birling. (9) William Leonard [44]. (10) Edith Naomi, born quarter ending March 1900 in Snodland.

Sixth Generation (continued)

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