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Folk Biography Information

Folk Biography Information

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NameHarris, Elizabeth Miss
Date of Birth1834
Location/CommunityQuenington
NotesListed as Miss E Harris by Alfred Williams, but she is not the singer, who wrote it out for me on the recital of her grandmother, now very aged. The following data assumes Elizabeth Orchard, details below.

Birth / baptism
Mere, 1833

Marriage
No trace.

Death / burial
Goucestershire, Cirencester, 1924, age, 91, Vol. 6a, p 412; No trace; 19 April, 1924 [AB]
Census InformationCensus 1911
Place of birth, Mere, Wiltshire, c. 1834, age, 77; address, 24 Hatherop, Gloucestershire; occupation, old age pensioner.

Census 1901
Place of birth, Meare [Mere], Wiltshire; c. 1833; age, 68; address, in village, Quenington, Gloucestershire; widow; living with, son, Walter, age, 28, occupation, masons labourer, place of birth, Coln St Aldwyn, Gloucestershire; also William Cowap?, age 40; place of birth, Whitgate, Cheshire; occupation, coachman, domestic.

Census 1891
Place of birth, Mear [Mere], Wiltshire; c. 1833; Age, 58; address, Dudley House, ?more Estate, Weybridge, Surrey; occupation, housekeeper; widow; living with son, Austion E., age, 24; place of birth Colnaldwyns [Coln St Aldwyns]; occupation, cab man?.

Census 1881
Place of birth, Mear [Mere], Wiltshire; c. 1833; Age, 48; address, Hatherop Downs, Hatherop, Gloucestershire; living with husband, John, age, 49; place of birth, Compton Aldale, Gloucestershire; occupation, carpenter; daughter, Kate, age, 21; place of birth, Langstone Havant, Hampshire; son, Rupert; age, 16; occupation, carpenter and joiner;son, Austin E., age, 14; scholar; son, Andrew, age, 12; scholar; son, William C., age, 8; scholar; place of birth all sublings except Kate, Coln St Aldwyns.

Census 1871
Place of birth, Mear [Mere], Wiltshire; c. 1834; age, 37; address, in village, Coln St Aldwyns, Gloucestershire; living with husband, John, age, 40; place of birth, Compton Aldale, Gloucestershire; occupation, carpenter and joiner [journeyman]; daughter, Ruth, age, 15; place of birth, Compton Aldale; son,Thomas, age, 13; place of birth, Barford St Martin, Wiltshire; occupation, plough boy; dauhter, Kate, age, 11; place of birth, Havant, Hampshire; scholar; son, Joseph, age, 8; scholar; son, Austin, age, 4; son, Andrew, age, 2; place of birth all siblings except Ruth, Thomas and Kate, Coln St Aldwyns.

Census 1861
Listed as Elizabeth Hanis. Place of birth, Mere, Wiltshire; c. 1833; age, 28; address, Coln St Aldwyns, Gloucestershire; living with husband, John, age, 31; place of birth Compton Abdale, Gloucestershire; occupation, carpenter; daughter, Emma, M., age, 8; place of birth, Compton Abdale; scholar; daughter, Ruth, I., age, 5; place of birth, Compton Abdale; scholar; son, Thomas W.?, age, 3; place of birth, Barford St Martin, Wiltshire; daughter, Kate T., age, 1; place of birth, Langstone, Hampshire.

Census 1851
An Elizabeth Cochard [Orchard] is listed. Place of birth Keare [Mere], Wiltshire; c. 1833; age, 18; address, 6 Lansdown Road, Walcot, Bath. Somerset; occupation, house servant, living in the household of George Goldstone, age, 69; place of birth, Bath, Somerset; occupation, practicing surgery and medicine.

Census 1841
An Elizabeth Orchard is listed. Place of birth, Wiltshire; date of birth, c. 1833; adress, Keevil, Wiltshire. In the 1851 Census all siblings in this entry have Keevil as their place of birth so this is an uncertain identification.
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