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William Charles Harris b1864/5 Camberwell

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Malcolm

Malcolm Report 10 Nov 2012 21:57

I'm trying to trace the family of William Charles Harris, b1864 (or early1865). I have his marriage cert from his wife's record (Camberwell q4 1893 1d1468) giving his age 29 on 26/12/1893 and his death cert (2/3/1929 age 64, Camberwell Q1 1929, 1D 1642). I also have him on the 1901 and 1911 censuses living at 125 St George's Road Peckham.

But I can't find his birth certificate or any census appearances before 1901. I know he had brother(s) and his father was Thomas Henry Harris (tailor).

Could records have been destroyed in the war? Any suggestions would be gratefully received.

Many thanks

Malcolm

patchem

patchem Report 10 Nov 2012 22:21

Just for ref.:
1901 England Census
William C Harris Age: 36 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1865
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Annie M Harris
Gender: Male Where born: Camberwell, London, England
Civil parish: Camberwell Ecclesiastical parish: All Saints North Peckham
Town: London County/Island: London
Registration district: Camberwell Sub-registration district: St George
ED, institution, or vessel: 24 Household schedule number: 12 Piece: 518 Folio: 138 Page Number: 2
William C Harris 36
Annie M Harris 34
William A Harris 6
Douglas W Harris 4
Beatrice A Harris 2
Source Citation: Class: RG13; Piece: 518; Folio: 138; Page: 2.

Does the marriage certificate claim his father was still alive?

Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 10 Nov 2012 22:31

London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921
about William Charles Harris
Name: William Charles Harris
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1864
Age: 29
Spouse Name: Anne Maria Jarvis
Spouse Age: 27
Record Type: Marriage
Event Date: 25 Dec 1893
Parish: Nunhead St Antony
Borough: Southwark
Father Name: Thomas Henry Harris
Spouse Father Name: John Jarvis
Register Type: Parish Register

safc

safc Report 10 Nov 2012 22:32

????

Births Jun 1863 (>99%)
HARRIS William Charles St George S 1d 163

Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 10 Nov 2012 22:33

Marriage does say his father is deceased and William is down as an Editor of Newspaper.

Malcolm

Malcolm Report 10 Nov 2012 22:45

Thanks to all for the responses.

Safc, you may be right but the age at death would not be consistent with the death or marriage certs and St George's Southwark is not Camberwell.

Malcolm

Vera

Vera Report 10 Nov 2012 22:51

1881 census
mothers name is Jane Ann Rankin not Janet she was a Harris and remarried in 1878



RANKIN, Janet Ann Head Widow F 39 1842 Needlewoman
Hollinbly, Sussex VIEW
HARRIS, Wm C Son Single M 16 1865 Carpenter
Camberwell, Surrey VIEW
HARRIS, Francis Son Single M 10 1871 Scholar
Camberwell, Surrey VIEW
HARRIS, Walter Son Single M 1 1880
Peckham, Surrey VIEW
Piece: 696
Folio: 101
Page: 48
Registration District: Camberwell
Civil Parish: Camberwell
Municipal Borough:
Address: 17, Castlemain Rd, Camberwell
County: London, Surrey



trying to find them on the 1871


Regards Vera

Choccy

Choccy Report 10 Nov 2012 23:07



London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921

Name: William Valence Rankin
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1828
Age: 50
Spouse Name: Jane Ann Harris
Spouse Age: 39
Record Type: Marriage
Event Date: 5 May 1878
Parish: Peckham St Andrew
Borough: Southwark
Father Name: William Rankin
Spouse Father Name: Francis James Wheeler
Register Type: Parish Register


Vera

Vera Report 10 Nov 2012 23:28

On the 1881 census Jane Rankin......her son Walter was a Rankin......

Walter Valence Rankin
Record Type: Baptism
Baptism Date: 18 Mar 1881
Father's Name: William Valence Rankin
Mother's name: Jane Ann Rankin
Parish or Poor Law Union: Peckham St Luke
Borough: Southwark
Register Type: Parish Registers



Regards Vera

Vera

Vera Report 10 Nov 2012 23:48

So far not having much luck with the 1871.....try again tomorrow to see what I can find.!!!

Regards Vera

Ivy

Ivy Report 11 Nov 2012 00:38

Hi Vera,

Took me a while, but it might be this family?

Name: Jane A Wheeler
Age: 28
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1843
Relation: Head
Gender: Female
Where born: Hellingly, Sussex, England
Civil parish: Lambeth
Ecclesiastical parish: St Mark Kennington
County/Island: London
Country: England
Registration district: Lambeth
Sub-registration district: Kennington Second
ED, institution, or vessel: 29
Household schedule number: 224
Piece: 679
Folio: 116
Page Number: 42
Household Members:
Name Age
Jane A Wheeler 28
William C Wheeler 6
Thomas R Wheeler 2
Robert F Wheeler 2 Months (perhaps F for Francis after Jane's father?)

Choccy

Choccy Report 11 Nov 2012 07:00


Births Sep 1864 (>99%)
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

WHEELER William Charles Wandsworth 1d 413



Births Dec 1868 (>99%)
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

WHEELER Thomas Robert Lambeth 1d 435



Births Mar 1871 (>99%)
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Wheeler Robert Francis Lambeth 1d 485



Births Sep 1879 (>99%)
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Rankin Walter Vallance Camberwell 1d 869



Choccy

Choccy Report 11 Nov 2012 07:14



curiouser and curiouser ?

1871 (posted by Ivy)

RG number RG10
Piece: 679
Folio: 116
Page: 42
Reg. District: Lambeth
Sub District: Kennington 2nd
Parish: Lambeth
Enum. District: 29
Ecclesiastical District:
City/Municipal Borough: Lambeth
Address: Warrior Rd, Lambeth
County: London, Surrey

WHEELER, Jane A Head F 28 1843 Sussex
WHEELER, William C Son M 6 1865 Surrey
WHEELER, Thomas R Son M 2 1869 Surrey
WHEELER, Robert F Son M 0 1871 Surrey


NOTE - address is 39 Warrior Road




London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906

Name: William Charles Wheeler
Record Type: Baptism
Baptism Date: 14 Apr 1869 (born 1864)
Father's Name: Thomas Robert Wheeler (Carpenter)
Mother's name: Jane Ann Wheeler
Parish or Poor Law Union: Kennington St John the Divine
Borough: Lambeth
Register Type: Parish Registers

(address - 39 Warrior Road)


London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906

Name: Thomas Robert Wheeler
Record Type: Baptism
Baptism Date: 14 Apr 1869 (born 1868)
Father's Name: Thomas Robert Wheeler (Carpenter)
Mother's name: Jane Ann Wheeler
Parish or Poor Law Union: Kennington St John the Divine
Borough: Lambeth
Register Type: Parish Registers

(address - 39 Warrior Road)


London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906

Name: Francis Robert Wheeler
Record Type: Baptism
Baptism Date: 3 May 1871
Father's Name: James Thomas Wheeler (Carman)
Mother's name: Jane Anne Wheeler
Parish or Poor Law Union: Kennington St John the Divine
Borough: Lambeth
Register Type: Parish Registers


(address - 39 Warrior Road)


Choccy

Choccy Report 11 Nov 2012 07:17



On the 1871 census Jane A Wheeler is said to be a Widow


Vera

Vera Report 11 Nov 2012 10:17

1861 according to Jane's marriage certificate....regarding fathers name and occupation....


WHEELER, Francis J Head Married M 59 1802 Relieving Officers Store Keeper Camberwell
Sedlescombe, Sussex VIEW
WHEELER, Elizabeth Wife Married F 49 1812
Hattersley, Sussex VIEW
WHEELER, Edward P Son Unmarried M 23 1838 Letter Carrier H M P O
Hattersley, Sussex VIEW
WHEELER, Jane A Daughter Unmarried F 19 1842
Hattersley, Sussex VIEW
WHEELER, Elizabeth W Daughter Unmarried F 16 1845
Hattersley, Sussex VIEW
WHEELER, Margaret E Daughter F 12 1849 Scholar
Camberwell, Surrey VIEW
WHEELER, Catherine L Daughter F 9 1852 Scholar
Camberwell, Surrey VIEW
Piece: 388
Folio: 5
Page: 5
Registration District: Camberwell
Civil Parish: Camberwell
Municipal Borough:
Address: 8, Queens Terrace, Camberwell
County: London, Surrey


Found this yesterday....

Regards Vera

Vera

Vera Report 11 Nov 2012 10:27

Ivy,
Certainly looks like the family :-)

All very curious as Choccy said.

Regards Vera

Choccy

Choccy Report 11 Nov 2012 10:28


marriage of her sister Margaret - father's occupation is Assistant Relieving Officer


London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921

Name: Margaret Emily Wheeler
Spouse Name: Frederick Hains
Record Type: Marriage
Event Date: 3 May 1868
Parish: Camberwell St Giles
Borough: Southwark
Father Name: Francis James Wheeler
Spouse Father Name: Edmund Hains
Register Type: Parish Register



Source Citation: London Metropolitan Archives, Saint Giles, Camberwell, Register of marriages, P73/GIS, Item 031.


patchem

patchem Report 11 Nov 2012 10:47

Died just after marriage (but age does not agree with age at marriage)?
Deaths Sep 1879
Rankin William Vallance 47 Camberwell 1d 424