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Henry Ferris born 1839 Dauntsey, Wiltshire

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JohnFerris

JohnFerris Report 28 Feb 2013 17:45

I am seeking confirmation of my great grandfather Henry Ferris' date of birth, date of marriage and death and also his parents.
He married a Fanny Wakefield also born in Dauntsey in 1842.
I can clearly see them both on 1881 census with sons William born in 1873 in Windsor, Henry James born 1875 (my grandfather) and daughter Edith Elizabeth born 1877 living in Fulham, Middlesex.
On 1891 census Fanny is a widow and living in Haworth Yorkshire.
I have seen him on 1851, 1861, 1871 censuses, at least I think its him.

Also I am very interested in establishing why the family moved from London to Haworth.

I have "found out more" by responding to various references to Henry on other peoples trees as indicated on some of my finds, but have not received any replies to date.

Any help greatly appreciated.

John Ferris

Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 28 Feb 2013 18:02

Welcome to the boards.

1851 England Census
about Henry Ferris
Name: Henry Ferris
Age: 12
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1839
Relation: Son
Father's Name: James Ferris
Mother's name: Hariet Ferris
Gender: M (Male)
Where born: Dauntsey

Civil parish: Dauntsey
Ecclesiastical parish: Malmesbury
County/Island: Wiltshire
Country: England

Street Address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage:

Disability: View image

Registration district: Malmesbury
Sub-registration district: Malmesbury Eastern
ED, institution, or vessel: 10
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 77
Piece: 1835
Folio: 188
Page Number: 26
Household Members: Name Age
James Ferris 49
Hariet Ferris 40
Henry Ferris 12
William Ferris 8
Eliza Ferris 4
Alfred Ferris 4 Mo


Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 28 Feb 2013 18:07

If he was a Railway Labourer then he would have traveled where they needed him.

Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 28 Feb 2013 18:12

parents:James Ferris, Harriet

nameHenry Ferris
genderMale
christening date28 Oct 1838
christening placeDauntsey, Wiltshire, England
birth date
birthplace
death date
name note
race
father's nameJames Ferris
father's birthplace
father's age
mother's nameHarriet
mother's birthplace
mother's age
indexing project (batch) numberC02882-3
system originEngland-EASy
gs film number1279376
reference id

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 28 Feb 2013 18:12

His marriage cert should name his father.

Not seeing a marriage to a Fanny/Frances Wakefield

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 28 Feb 2013 18:22

this looks like him in 1871 age out a bit

Name: Henry Ferris
Age: 27
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1844
Relation: Head
Gender: Male
Where born: Dauntsey, Wiltshire, England
Civil parish: Stepney
Ecclesiastical parish: St Dunstan
Town: Ratcliff
County/Island: London
Country: England
Registration district: Stepney
Sub-registration district: Ratcliff
ED, institution, or vessel: 7
Household schedule number: 160
Piece: 547
Folio: 54
Page Number: 27
Household Members:
Name Age
Henry Ferris 27 occ labourer
Albert Davis 10

Ancestry.com. 1871 England Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA



but could be this one father John

1861 census

1861 England Census about Henry Ferris
Name: Henry Ferris
Age: 18
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1843
Relation: Son
Father's Name: John Ferris
Gender: Male
Where born: Dauntsey, Wiltshire, England
Civil parish: Dauntsey
Ecclesiastical parish: Bristol and Gloucester
County/Island: Wiltshire
Country: England
Street Address:

Occupation:ag lab

Condition as to marriage:

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Registration district: Malmsbury
Sub-registration district: Malmsbury Eastern
ED, institution, or vessel: 14
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 23
Piece: 1277
Folio: 62
Page Number: 5
Household Members:
Name Age
John Ferris 64
Phebe Cole 26
Elizabeth Ferris 24
Charles Ferris 22
Henry Ferris 18

Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 28 Feb 2013 18:23

Neither am I Shirley.

Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 28 Feb 2013 18:24

Is this him with his parents please?

1841 England Census
about Henry Ferris
Name: Henry Ferris
Age: 3
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1838
Gender: Male
Where born: Wiltshire, England

Civil parish: Lyneham
Hundred: Kingsbridge
County/Island: Wiltshire
Country: England

Street Address:

Occupation: View image

Registration district: Cricklade
Sub-registration district: Wootton Bassett
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 1179
Book: 7
Folio: 47
Page Number: 9
Household Members: Name Age
James Ferris 45
Hannah Ferris 30
John Ferris 8
Jaoper Ferris 5
Henry Ferris 3


trailertrash

trailertrash Report 28 Feb 2013 18:24

James Ferris married Hariet Mably 25th Dec 1837 in Dauntsey Wiltshire - oh bless- christmas day!!

HeyJudeB4Beatles

HeyJudeB4Beatles Report 28 Feb 2013 18:29

Her birth???

Births Jun 1843 (>99%)
Wakefield Fanny Malmesbury 8 343

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 28 Feb 2013 18:30

???
Name: Henry Ferris
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1840
Date of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar 1883
Age at Death: 43
Registration district: Kensington
Inferred County: London
Volume: 1a
Page: 137

HeyJudeB4Beatles

HeyJudeB4Beatles Report 28 Feb 2013 18:36

If this is him in 1891 then Fanny has died

Name: Henry Ferris
Age: 47
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1844
Relation: Head
Gender: Male
Where born: Dauntsey, Wiltshire, England
Civil parish: Mile End Old Town
Ecclesiastical parish: St Lukes Mile End Old Town
County/Island: London
Country: England
Street Address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage:

Education:

Employment status:

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Registration district: Mile End Old Town
Sub-registration district: Mile End Old Town, Eastern
ED, institution, or vessel: 39
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 312
Folio: 85
Page Number: 22
Household Members:
Name Age
Henry Ferris 47
Henry C Ferris 18
Elizabeth Ferris 16
John Ferris 10
William Ferris 26
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HeyJudeB4Beatles

HeyJudeB4Beatles Report 28 Feb 2013 18:37

1901?

Name: Henry Ferris
Age: 57
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1844
Relation: Head
Gender: Male
Where born: Damitsey, Wiltshire, England
Civil parish: Mile End Old Town
Ecclesiastical parish: St Dunstan Stepney
County/Island: London
Country: England
Street Address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage:

Education:

Employment status:

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Registration district: Mile End Old Town
Sub-registration district: Mile End, Old Town, Eastern
ED, institution, or vessel: 10
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 350
Piece: 333
Folio: 147
Page Number: 46
Household Members:
Name Age
Henry Ferris 57
Henry F Ferris 28
John Ferris 20

HeyJudeB4Beatles

HeyJudeB4Beatles Report 28 Feb 2013 18:38

and 1911

Name: Henry Ferris
Age in 1911: 67
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1844
Relation to Head: Head
Gender: Male
Birth Place: Dauntsey, Wiltshire, England
Civil parish: Mile End Old Town
County/Island: London
Country: England
Street Address: 8 Monsey Street, Harford St, Stepney
Marital Status: Widowed
Occupation: GAS PURIFIER
Registration district: Mile End Old Town
Registration District Number: 21
Sub-registration district: Mile End Old Town South Western
ED, institution, or vessel: 41
Piece: 1612
Household Members:
Name Age
Henry Ferris 67
John Ferris 30

Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 28 Feb 2013 18:40

Trailertrash lots of people married on Christmas Day because for some it was the only day they had off.

I too saw that on a tree on ancestry.

HeyJudeB4Beatles

HeyJudeB4Beatles Report 28 Feb 2013 18:45

So the Henry that I find in 1891 to 1911 is probably the one that Shirley has in 1871...but doesn't fit with Fanny widowed in Haworth!!!!!

trailertrash

trailertrash Report 28 Feb 2013 18:47

I guess so, found it on familysearch.org try to avoid Ancestry trees!!

HeyJudeB4Beatles

HeyJudeB4Beatles Report 28 Feb 2013 18:47

Here is John's 1891 census...Name: Fanny Ferris
Age: 47
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1844
Relation: Head
Gender: Female
Where born: Dauntsey, Wiltshire, England
Civil parish: Haworth
Ecclesiastical parish: St Michael
Town: Haworth
County/Island: Yorkshire
Country: England
Street Address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage:

Education:

Employment status:

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Registration district: Keighley
Sub-registration district: Haworth
ED, institution, or vessel: 4
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 3542
Folio: 69
Page Number: 13
Household Members:
Name Age
Fanny Ferris 47
William Ferris 18
Henry James Ferris 16
Edith Elizabeth Ferris 14

So ignore my 1881 to 1911!!!!!

Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 28 Feb 2013 18:51

This is Fanny as a WIDOW on the 1891 census with the children

1891 England Census
about William Ferris
Name: William Ferris
Age: 18
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1873
Relation: Son
Mother's name: Fanny Ferris
Gender: Male
Where born: Windsor, Berkshire, England

Civil parish: Haworth
Ecclesiastical parish: St Michael
Town: Haworth
County/Island: Yorkshire
Country: England

Street Address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage:

Education:

Employment status: View image

Registration district: Keighley
Sub-registration district: Haworth
ED, institution, or vessel: 4
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 3542
Folio: 69
Page Number: 13
Household Members: Name Age
Fanny Ferris 47
William Ferris 18 1873 Windsor Berkshire
Henry James Ferris 16 1875 Paddington London
Edith Elizabeth Ferris 14 1877 Paddington Lndon

London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906
about Edith Elizabeth Ferris
Name: Edith Elizabeth Ferris
Record Type: Baptism
Baptism Date: 23 Nov 1876
Father's Name: Henry Ferris LABOURER
Mother's name: Fanny Ferris
Parish or Poor Law Union: Paddington St Mary Magdalene
Borough: Westminster
Register Type: Parish Registers

Address 32 Clarenden Street.

HeyJudeB4Beatles

HeyJudeB4Beatles Report 28 Feb 2013 18:52

She is on 1911

Name: Fanny Ferris
Age in 1911: 69
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1842
Gender: Female
Birth Place: Dauntsey, Wills
Civil parish: Haworth
County/Island: Yorkshire-West Riding
Country: England
Street Address: 8 Shirley St Haworth
Marital Status: Widowed
Registration district: Keighley
Registration District Number: 492
Sub-registration district: Haworth
ED, institution, or vessel: 5
Piece: 26115
Household Members:
Name Age
Eva Newell 45
Elizabeth Newell 19
Fanny Ferris 69
Edith Ferris 34
Edith Ferris 12