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Unresolved search Harriet Whetman

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Rambling Report 18 Nov 2010 19:18

Births Sep 1863 (>99%)

WHETMAN Harriet Louisa born Kingston Surrey

I can't find her after the 1871 census

with parents in 1871 ( and not after I have parents with other children etc to 1911)

Name: Harriet Whitman ( Whetman)
Age: 7
Estimated birth year: abt 1864
Relation: Daughter
Father's Name: James
Mother's Name: Ann
Gender: Female
Where born: Long Ditton, Surrey, England
Civil parish: Kingston On Thames
Ecclesiastical parish: All Saints
Town: Kingston
County/Island: Surrey
Country: England
Registration district: Kingston
Sub-registration district: Kingston
ED, institution, or vessel: 15
Household schedule number: 225
Household Members: Name Age
James Whitman 33
Ann Whitman 33
Harriet Whitman 7 ****
Georgina Whitman 6
Mary Whitman 2
Francis Woodcock 43
Frederick Barnsley 23

Please note this is the father with his second wife in 1891...but the Harriet listed is his wife's child from first marriage, Harriet Daws, coincidentally named Harriet also.

1891 England Census
Name: Harriet Daws
Age: 16
Estimated birth year: abt 1875
Relation: Daughter
Father's Name: James
Mother's Name: Jane
Gender: Female
Where born: Kingston On Thames, Surrey, England
Civil parish: Ealing
Ecclesiastical parish: St Georges
Town: Brentford
County/Island: Middlesex
Country: England
Street Address:


Condition as to marriage:


Employment status:

View image
Registration district: Brentford
Sub-registration district: Brentford
ED, institution, or vessel: 28
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
James Whetman 53
Jane Whetman 52
Charles Daws 23
Harriet Daws 16
Elizabeth L Whetman 15
Albert Daws 4


NB the name is often mistranscribed and may be Whetman, Whitman, or even Whiteman unfortunately.

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 18 Nov 2010 22:23

Had a good look around at lots of variations but not seeing her . sorry


Vera Report 18 Nov 2010 22:27

???? long shot...very

not known where born.

could be Whileman on the image...

Harriet Whiteman
Age: 13
Estimated birth year: abt 1868
Relation: Inmate
Gender: Female

Civil Parish: Walthamstow
County/Island: Essex
Country: England

Street address: Shernhall St St Mary Orphanage

Employment status: View image
Occupation: Scholar

Registration district: West Ham
Sub-registration district: Walthamstow
ED, institution, or vessel: 6

Regards Vera


Rambling Report 19 Nov 2010 10:32

Thankyou both for looking,

Vera that's a possible though I think it's unlikely, i believe there were other family members who would have taken her in rather than her being sent to an orphanage perhaps, but will check it out when I have my own pc back.

And thanks also to Joy who has sent me another name to look for :)

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 19 Nov 2010 11:11

Perhaps if she was taken in by another family member she took their surname.She doesnt appear for marriages death etc under Whetman or its variations that i can pick up.