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John and Henry Harris Twins.

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Belinda

Belinda Report 26 Mar 2013 15:33

Can anyone find these two boys on the 1861 census. I believe them to be born in 1859, Droitwich Worcestershire.
I have found who I believe to be their parents and older children but not these two.
Any Ideas.
Parents being Thomas aged 60 and Ann Harris aged 49.Grantham St. Droitwich. in 1861.
1871 Ann widowed living in Gurneys Lane, Droitwich. Worcestershire.

Any ideas. :-S :-S

Thanks. :-D

Reggie

Reggie Report 26 Mar 2013 15:35

Have you checked to see whether they died?

Twins born to people of that age were less likely to be robust............

EDIT

You say 'believe' them to be born etc........have you found birth registrations to back that up?

Or baptisms?

You seem very unsure about all of your info...............

How do you arrive at these people?

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 26 Mar 2013 15:45

Have we not looked for Harris twins before with a different year of birth ?

Thelma

Thelma Report 26 Mar 2013 15:45

1881
Ann Harris F 62 Droitwich, Worcestershire, England
Son Alfred Harris M 24 Droitwich, Worcestershire, England
Son John Harris M 24 Droitwich, Worcestershire, England
Son Henry Harris M 22 Droitwich, Worcestershire, England
Daughter Lucy Harris F 20 Droitwich, Worcestershire, England
Boarder William H Harris M 20 Droitwich, Worcestershire, England

Mary

Mary Report 26 Mar 2013 15:47

??
Henry Harris
John harris
Rebecca harris O/N/D 1858 droitwich

Maryb

Margee

Margee Report 26 Mar 2013 15:47

Could these be the 2 boys, but 2 years apart?

1881 England Census
about Henry Harris Name: Henry Harris
Age: 22
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1859
Relation: Son
Mother's name: Ann Harris
Gender: Male
Where born: Droitwich, Worcestershire, England

Civil parish: Droitwich St Andrew
County/Island: Worcestershire
Country: England

Street Address: Tower Hill
Education:

Employment status: View image
Occupation: Pansmith

Piece: 2936
Folio: 18
Page Number: 27
Household Members: Name Age
Ann Harris 62
Alfred Harris 24
***John Harris 24
***Henry Harris 22
Lucy Harris 20
William H. Harris 20

Edit: I think John's age is27 on original.

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 26 Mar 2013 15:47

So why the different birth year on this request

http://www.genesreunited.co.uk/boards/board/ancestors/thread/1322002

what other info do you have

Margee

Margee Report 26 Mar 2013 15:52

Possible?

Births Dec 1858 (>99%)
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HARRIS Henry Droitwich 6c 345
HARRIS John Droitwich 6c 345

Thelma

Thelma Report 26 Mar 2013 15:54

1871 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription

First Name:ANN
Last Name:HARRIS
Birth Year:1819
Age:52
Birth Place:
Birth Town:
Birth County:WORCESTERSHIRE
Gender:F
Relationship To Head of Household:HEAD
Occupation:
Condition:
Street:GURNEYS LANE <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<,,,,

WILLIAM HARRIS 1850 21 SON
THOMAS HARRIS 1852 19 SON
GEORGE HARRIS 1854 17 SON
ALFRED HARRIS 1856 15 SON
JOHN HARRIS 1859 12 SON
HENRY HARRIS 1859 12 SON
LUCY HARRIS 1861 10 DAUGHTER
SUSANNAH HARRIS 1864 7 DAUGHTER

Belinda

Belinda Report 26 Mar 2013 16:13

Hi,
Thelma the ones on the 1871 are they. I was looking for them on the 1861 census but can't find them.
Glitterbaby, with the info you gave me, I was able to sort things out better. I have John died 1947.. Also confused about Ann the Mother. on 1861 aged 49 and 1871 aged 52????
Maybe I am getting mixed up with so many similar names. But I do believe the 1871 to be correct and wondered where they were in 1861.

Thank you so much for looking.
PS. Yes Margee that is them, thank you.