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Folk Biography Information

Folk Biography Information

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NameAyres, Solomon
Date of Birth1863
Location/CommunityStandlake
NotesBirth / baptism
Berkshire, Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire, Witney, 1855 Apr May Jun, Volume 3, page, 539 [Listed as Solomon Ayers];
Southleigh, 29 April, 1855 [AB]

Date of marriage
Berkshire, Goucestershire, Oxfordshire, Witney, Oct, Nov, dec, 1878, Vol. 3a, p 1289; married Matilda Harris.

Date of burial / death
Oxfordshire, Banbury, 1936, Vol. 3a, p 1915, age 73.

Williams / others notes
The 1871 attribution to Solomon Harris is based on the place of birth, Southleigh, of both Solomon and Matilda and the fact that they are listed next door to the parents of Solomon, David and Charlotte, Census 1861. So this may be a transcription error [CDW]
Census InformationCensus 1911
Place of birth, Southleigh, Oxfordshire, c. 1851; address, Standlake, Witney, Oxfordshire; occupation, agricultural labourer; living with, wife, Mitilda [Matilda], age, 64; place of birth, Southleigh.

Census 1901
Listed as Solomon Ayers. Place of birth, Southleigh [South Leigh], Oxfordshire, c. 1851; age, 50; address, Rack End, Standlake, Oxfordshire; occupation, farm servant; living with, wife, Matilda; age, 52; place of birth, Southleigh; daughter, Flora; age, 15; place of birth, Standlake; also, boarder, Kate Harris; widow; age; 92; place of birth, Southleigh.

Census 1891
Listed as Solomon Ayres. Place of birth, Southleigh [South Leigh], Oxfordshire, c. 1857; age, 34; address, Church End, Standlake, Oxfordshire; occupation, general labourer; living with, wife, Matilda; age, 40; place of birth, Southleigh; daughter, Charlotte, age, 8; scholar; daughter, Mary A., age, 6; scholar; daughter, Florence; age, 4; place of birth, Standlake; place of birth all siblings except Florence; Southleigh.

Census 1881
Listed as Solomon Harris. Place of birth Southleigh [South Leigh], Oxfordshire, c. 1856; age, 25; address, cottage, Southleigh; occupation, agricultural labourer; living with, wife, Matilda; age, 30; place of birth, Southleigh.

Census 1871
Place of birth, Southleigh [South Leigh], Oxfordshire, c. 1857; age, 14; address, Hill Houses, Southleigh; occupation, agricultural labourer; living with, father, David; age, 60; place of birth; Southleigh; occupation, agricultural labourer; mother, Charlotte; age, 60; place of birth Southleigh.

Census 1861
Place of birth, Southleigh [South Leigh], Oxfordshire, c. 1858; age, 3; address, Hill Houses, Southleigh; living with, father, David, age, 52; place of birth, Southleigh; mother, Charlotte; age, 50; place of birth, Hailey, Oxfordshire; sister, Rebecca, age, 19; brother, Sawevell [Samuel - Census 1871], age, 14; brother, Job, age, 12; sister, Sarah, age, 8; sister, Emily, age, 7; place of birth all siblings, Southleigh; also visitor, Mary Ann Radbourne; age, 30; place of birth, Hailey.
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