John m. Jane/Joan Pendry/Pondry
abt 1756 12 Jan 1777
bur. 19 Mar
all c. Chepstow
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John James Richard William Godfrey Elizabeth
c. 2 Oct 1777 c. 7 Mar 1779 c. 26 Sep 1784 b. abt 1800
d. see below d. 2Q 1853 d. 4Q 1837
bur. 8 May 1853 bur. 9 Nov 1837
m. 19 Feb 1808 m. 9 May 1816
Mary (Ann) Hopkin John Hatton
I d. 1848
I bur. 4 Sep 1848
I see below
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Jane John Evan George Richard
26 Dec 1808 c. 14 Feb 1813 27 Jun 1819 27 Jun 1824
Chepstow Chepstow Chepstow Chepstow
d. 26 Nov 1855 d. 26 Dec 1898
m. m. 1838 m. 21 Jan 1846 m.
Edward Young Mary Ann Luff Mary Hurcum Matilda
see below see below abt 1827
I m. 26 Apr 2Q 1868
I Ann Woodgate (widow)
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Anne Mary Sydney Buckland Edgar Bertha Ellen Bessie Mary Fenton George Sarah Ann Kate George Edwin Clara Agnes
b. 4Q 1848 b. 24 Mar. 1851 b. 7 Oct 1852 b. 22 Feb 1855 b. 11 Oct 1856 b. 1 Nov 1858 b. 1Q 1861 b. abt. 1863 b. 3Q 1864 b. 23 Nov 1866
c. 14 Apr 1851 c. 8 Oct 1852 c. 25 Mar 1855 c. 9 Nov 1856 c. 2 Jan 1859 c. 21 Dec 1866
Chepstow Wesleyan Chepstow Wesleyan Chep. Wesleyan
d. 1908 d. 1927 d. 1926
bur. 27 Oct bur. 24 Jan bur. 6 Mar
m. m. 1Q 1891 m. 4Q 1891 m. 3Q 1897 m. 4Q 1890
Stourbridge Worcester Stourbridge
Kate Guttery Gardner Helen Ranger William Rhodes
b. b. b.
Kidderminster Chatham, Kent Brierley Hill, Staff
d. pre 1901
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Harry Gordon Horatio Eric Claribel Maud Mary
c. 6 Feb 1901 4Q 1891
m. 2Q 1921
ANN HARRIS abt 1826: 1841 - 15 yrs, dwelling with family.
ANNIE MARY HARRIS 1848: 1851 - 2 yrs, with Hurcum grandparents as mother has just had baby. 1861 - 12 years, with parents. 1871 - 22 yrs, with parents. 1881 - 27 living with aunt, uncle, (Oliver and Sarah MA Davies - nee Hurcum) and brother, Fenton, in Porthycarne St., Usk, Monmouth.
BERTHA ELLEN HARRIS 1855: 1861 - 6 years, with parents. 1871 - 16 yrs, with parents. 1881 - 22 yrs, confectioners shop assistant, visiting Lovegrove familly in Wells, Somerset. 1891 - 1911 - 56 yrs, head of household, single, dealer and confectioner, dwelling 9 Banford Symour, ???? with sisters Bessie Mary Gardner (widowed), and Sarah Ann Harris as well as niece Clarabel Maud Mary Skelding aged 19. 10 roomed house.
Probate record. Harris Bertha Ellen of Avenue Lodge, Tidenham Chase, Gloucester, spinster, died 18 May 1927. Probate London 31 May to Harry Gordon Gardner, clerk. Effects £131.
BESSIE MARY HARRIS 1856: 1861 - 4 years, with parents. 1871 - 14 yrs, with parents. 1881 - 22 yrs, servant in household of John and Harriet Maynard in Regent House, Mill (or Hill) St., Wells, Somerset. 1891 - 31 yrs, outfitters assistant, living with elderly parents. 1911 - 54 yrs, widowed housekeeper for 2 unmarried sisters, along with son Harry.
CLARA AGNES HARRIS 1866: 1871 - 4 yrs, with family. 1901 - 33 yrs, dwelling 6 Duncombes St, Wollaston, Wor., with husband and only child, Claribel (9 yrs). 1911 - 43 yrs, with husband. Married 20 yrs and had one child only, who is still alive at this time. In an 11 roomed house.
Husband WILLIAM RHODES SKELDING: 1901 - 40 yrs, auctioneer. 1911 - 51yrs, auctioneer and surveyor working on own account.
Probate record. Skelding - William Rhodes of The Chalet, Stanley Rd., Stourbridge, Wor. d. 26 Nov 1948. Probate Llandudno 14 March to Claribelle Maude Mary White (wife of Robert White) and Clara Agnes - widow. Effects £18577 7s 9d
CLARABEL(LE) MAUDE MARY SKELDING 1891: 1911 - 19 yrs, residing with three aunts.
Probate record. White - Claribelle Maude Mary of 93 Montpeller Rd., Brighton died 20 April 1965. Administrations Lewes 17 September to Robert White, retired master tailor. Effects £7503
EDGAR HARRIS 1852: 1861 - 8 years, with parents. 1871 - 19 yrs, pupil teacher in National School, with parents. 1881 - 28 yrs, Railway Clerk, dwelling as lodger at 28 Brook St., Stourbridge, Worcester. 1891 - 37 yrs, railway clerk, visitor (along with new wife) in Tucker household, 17 Lucius St, Tormoham, Devon. 1911 - 58 yrs, retired railway clerk, dwelling Woodcroft, Corser St., Old Swinford, Stourbridge, with wife of 20 years in a 6 roomed house. No offspring.
Wife KATE abt 1867: 1891 - 24 yrs. 1911 - 44 yrs.
ELIZABETH HARRIS abt 1800: Spinster at time of marriage - both signed their names - lic. From 1841 census and age at death it makes John over 20 years her senior. I do note their must have been a baby on the way at the time of the marriage. Died aged 47 yrs.
Husband JOHN HATTON: Bachelor at time of marriage - otp. Publican or innkeeper at the time of all the children's baptisms. 1841 - 68 years, victualler, not born in Wales, dwelling Chepsow with son John and daughter Mary and her husband Walter plus 2 servants. Died aged 75 yrs. dwelling St. Anns Lane at time of death - officiating minister John Cooke - curate.
FENTON GEORGE HARRIS 1858: 1861 - 3 years, with parents. 1871 - 12 yrs, with parents. 1881 - 22, bank clerk (serv) living with aunt, uncle, (Oliver and Sarah MA Davies - nee Hurcum) and sister in Porthycarne St., Usk, Monmouth. 1891 - 32 yrs, single, Land and Estate agent, surveyor and agent to Capital and ? Bank, dwelling in Usk with a 38 yr old married servant. 1901 - M & R Estate Agent.
GEORGE HARRIS 1819: John in Parish register - mistake!! 1841 - ? 1851 - 30 yrs, dwelling Hawker Hill St., Chepstow with wife, son Sidney, a monthly nurse and an apprentice baker - older daughter A M Harris living with grandparents Isaac and Ann Hurcum.
1861 - 40 yrs, baker employing 1 man, dwelling Beaufort Sq with wife and 7 children along with 1 servant. 1871 - 52 yrs, baker employing 1 man and i boy, dwelling 9 Beaufort Square, with wife and 9 kids. 1881 - 61 yrs, baker, dwelling 9 Beaufort Sq., with wife, 3 children and 2 lodgers. 1891 - 71 yrs, butter? and flour dealer, dwelling 9 Beaufort Sq., with wife and 3 adult offspring and a lodger.
Probate record. 1899 of Beaufort Sq., Chepstow, Monmouthshire, baker, died 26. Dec. 1898. Probate London 25th Apr. to Bertha Ellen Harris, spinster. Effects £630.5s.9d.
Married by licence. Witnesses George Hurcum and Mary Jones. Vol 26 pg 57 1st Quarter
1881 - 9 Beaufort Sq. Only Sarah, Kate and George still at home, plus two boarders.
Wife MARY HURCUM: Daughter of Isaac Hurcum, butcher. 1871 - 51 yrs. 1881 - 60 yrs. 1891 - 69 yrs - deaf.
GEORGE EDWIN HARRIS 1864: 1871 - 6 yrs, with parents. 1881 - 14 yrs, baker, living with parents. 1891 - 25 yrs old, outfitter's assistant, living with parents.
GODFREY HARRIS 1784: 1808 - both single and able to sign their names at time of marriage - by license. Witnesses Elizabeth Gardner and Orpheus Lewis. 1813 - blockmaker, dwelling Quay. 1819 and 1824 - blockmaker, dwelling Back.1835 Trade Directory: Under the heading BLOCK AND PUMP MAKERS: Godfrey Harris (Block maker), Lower Church St., Chepstow.
1841 - 40 yrs ! Blockmaker, dwelling Lower Church St with wife and son Richard and another Godfrey aged 6 yrs! (This is incorrect surname for him - he should be a Young). 1851 - 65 yrs, living alone in "new alms house" Chepstow. Death reg Chepstow 11a 4. 2Q 1853. Died aged 67 - of New Alms House. Officiating vicar J B Gabriel M.A.
GODFREY H YOUNG abt 1835:
Wife Sarah Susanna Bradshaw: Daughter of William.
JAMES HARRIS 1779: 1841 - 65 yrs, fisherman, dwelling St Annes Lane with wife and 6 children - last ones possibly grandchildren.
Wife ELIZABETH abt 1791: 1841 - 50 yrs.
JAMES HARRIS abt 1831: 1841 - 10 yrs, dwelling with family.
JANE HARRIS 1808:
Husband EDWARD YOUNG:
JOHN HARRIS 1777: Died aged 73 yrs - from New Alms House.
This is the last Will and Testament of me, John Harris, of the town of Chepstow in the county of Monmouth, Blockmaker, whereby I give and bequeath unto my son, Godfrey Harris, all of my Stock in trade and Working tools used by me (or in the trade thereto belonging in the business of a Blockmaker); all my Household Goods and Furniture and Implements of Household I give and bequeath unto my daughter, Elizabeth, the wife of John Hatton, Victualler of the Butchers Arms in the said town of Chepstow; all the rest, residue and remainder of my Personal Estate and Effects of what nature or kind soever and wheresoever situate at the time of my decease and not hereinbefore by me Specifically disposed of I give and bequeath unto my sons, James, Richard, William and Godfrey and to my said daughter Elizabeth the wife of John Hatton aforesaid, equal Shares and proportions Subject nevertheless to the Payment of all my just debts, funeral expenses and the costs of proving this my Will. And lastly I do hereby nominate, constitute and appoint the said Godfrey Harris and John Hatton herebefore described, Executors of this my Will hereby revoking all former Wills by me at any time heretofore made.
In Witness hereof I have hereunto set my hand and Seal this third day of September in the Year of our Lord One thousand eight hundred and twenty two.
Signed, Sealed, Published and declared by the said testator as and for his last Will and testament in the presence of us who in his presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as Witnesses.
Proved at London 21st July 1827 before the Judge by the oaths of Godfrey Harris the son and John Hatton the Executors to whom Admon was granted having been first Sworn (by Commission/July to Administer).
[Transcribed by Robert Childs]
JOHN HARRIS abt 1811:
KATE HARRIS abt 1863: 1871 - 8 yrs, with parents. 1881 - 18 yrs, shopwoman, living with parents.
RICHARD HARRIS 1824: 1841 - 15 yrs, smith, living with father Godfrey in Lower Church St., Chepstow. 1851 - 26 yrs, tinman, dwelling High St Chepstow with wife and visitor. Richard a 48 yr old broker at time of marriage to Ann Woodgate.
Wife MATILDA abt 1827: 1841 - 24 yrs.
Wife ANN WOODGATE nee JONES: Daughter of John Jones, carpenter. Married by license in Chepstow as a 61 yr old widow - 13 yrs Richards senior. Witnesses to marriage were Edward Davison and Mary Jones.
SAMUEL HARRIS abt 1826: 1841 - 15 yrs, dwelling with family.
SARAH ANN HARRIS 1861: 1851 - 3 months, weeks or days!, with parents. 1881 - 20 yrs, Dressmaker, living in family home. 1891 - 29 yrs, no occupation, living with elderly parents. 1911 - 50 yrs, single, book keeper living with two older sisters.
Probate record. Harris Sarah Ann of Avenue Lodge, Dennel Hill, Tidenham, Gloucester, spinster, died 2 March 1926. Probate London 30 October to Harry Gordon Gardner, commercial clerk. Effects £131.
SIDNEY BUCKLAND HARRIS 1851: 1841 - just days old, with parents. 1851 - 10 years, with parents. 1871 - 20 yrs, unmarried Grocer and Baker, boarding 120 Bigbeth?, Birmingham.
Sawyer 1875. Storekeeper 1889.
Arrive in N.Z. 27th Sept.1874. Sailed back to England in 1908 with his wife,
Hannah, and oldest daughter, Bertie, and died of a stroke there.
Occupations: 1877 Sawyer. 1879 Bushman. 1881 & 1885 Baker. 1892 Storekeeper.
Spelt Sydney at birth.
1887-88 NZPO Dir. baker, Little River.
"Akaroa County Council: Those elected Nov. 1902 SBHarris. Councillor Sidney Buckland Harris was elected to represent Little River on the Akaroa County Council in Nov. 1899. Hr. Harris was born in 1851 at Chepstow, Monmouthshire. He sailed for NZ in 1874, landed in Lyttleton and immediately proceeded to Little River, where he still resides."
D. 4Q 1908 Chepstow 11a 2
Probate: Storekeeper, Little River, will filed Wgtn court, 26 Mar 1909.
SUSAN HARRIS abt 1821: 1841 - 20 yrs, dwelling with family.
WILLIAM HARRIS abt 1839: 1841 - 2 yrs, dwelling with family - possibly grandchild.
Jane Harris m. Edward Young
c. 26 Dec 1808 abt 1810
d. 1Q 1875 d. 30 Oct 1883
Chepstow Lawford St Philip, Bristol
bur. 23 Feb bur. 3 Nov 1883
Chepstow Municipal Cem. Greenbank Cem, Eastville, Bristol
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Godfrey Harris Eliza Edward John Harris Henry Thomas Mary A
abt 1833 b. 4Q 1837 b. 2Q 1840 b. 1Q 1842
c. 17 Mar 1833 c. 15 Jun 1834 c. 29 Nov 1835 c. 24 Dec 1837
d. 1Q 1916
1. m. 26 Nov 1858 2. m. 2Q 1873 m. 3 Apr 1866 m. 3 Apr 1866
St Philip & Jacob Bristol Bedminster
Sarah Susanna Bradshaw Maria Starr Ellenor Morris Elizabeth Stockwell
b. Clevedon, Som
d. 2Q 1868
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Anna Susanna Ada Frances Godfrey Harris William Lily Rose Violet
2Q 1856 2Q 1860 10 Jun 1867
Bristol Bristol Bristol
d. 2Q 1945
m. 13 Oct 1888
Bristol Reg Office
b. 1Q 1872
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Godfrey Harris Edgar William Ralph Stanley Albert Ernest Winifred Thomas
b. 16 Aug 1889 abt 1891 1Q 1893 abt 1895 abt 1896
d. 16 Aug 1960
int. 26 Aug 1960
b. 2Q 1892
d. 17 Feb 1964
int. 21 Feb 1964
John (Evan) m. Mary Ann Luff