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This is page 2 of 3 tracing the Harris family of Halling, Kent & the links by marriage to the Parris family. There are two more Harris families in our tree, from Bedford & 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 the Harris family pages by using the forward/back arrows to the next/previous page or following the numbered e.g. [2] or parental [Parents] links.

The Harris Family of Halling, Kent

Third Generation

4.Link to census William HARRIS [Parents]. Baptized 29/3/1835 in Halling, William died quarter ending March 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 quarter ending December 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 quarter ending September 1861. In the quarter ending September 1879, when John was age about 18, he married Martha ACCLETON in Halling. They had no children. (3) Thomas, born quarter ending September 1863.
(4) Alfred [10]. (5) Eliza, born quarter ending December 1866 and died 1867. (6) Hannah, born quarter ending December 1868 and died 1875, age about 6.  (7) Arthur, born quarter ending June 1870 & died 1875, age about 5. (8)Link to historical note 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 quarter ending June 1874. (10) Louisa, born quarter ending December 1878. (11) Mark, born & died 1880.


5.Link to census Henry HARRIS [Parents]. Born quarter ending June 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 quarter ending March 1889. (2) Violet, born May 1893. (3) Lily, born about 1894. (4) Henry, born May 1895. (5) Albert Henry, born quarter ending December 1900. (6) Rose Hannah, born quarter ending December 1906. (7) Jack, born about 1907.


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

In the quarter ending September 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 quarter ending March 1896. (2) Henry Amos, born quarter ending December 1897. (3) Walter Arthur Henry, born quarter ending March 1899. (4) Maude Pretoria, born June 1900. (5) Gwendoline May, born quarter ending March 1903. (6) William Henry, born quarter ending June 1904. (7) Ernest Frank Henry, born quarter ending June 1907. (8) Cyril Frederick Henry, born quarter ending March 1909.
(9) Eric, born quarter ending September 1910.


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

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

They had the following children, all born Birling:


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


8.Link to census Frederick Henry HARRIS [Parents]. Born quarter ending March 1874 in Snodland, it is not known when Frederick died. Occupation: Labourer.

In the quarter ending June 1896, when Frederick was age 22, he married Rose Ann EVANS in Malling. Rose Ann was born quarter ending June 1875 in Ryarsh. It is not known when she died.

They had the following children, all born Snodland:


(1) Frederick Henry, born quarter ending December 1896. (2) Gladys Florence, born quarter ending December 1898. (3) Dorothy Elizabeth, born quarter ending December 1900. (4) Edith Maud, born quarter ending March 1903. (5) Eulalie Mary, born quarter ending March 1905.
(6) Percy John, born quarter ending September 1906. (7) Frank Albert, born quarter ending June 1909.

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