Abigail Harris[1]

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  • Name Abigail Harris  [2
    Registration Between 1 Apr 1839 and 30 Jun 1839  Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Birth 
    • Volume 6, Page 509
    Born 6 May 1839  Brent Pelham, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5
    • Q2 1839 B. Stortford vol 6 p509
    Gender Female 
    Census 6 Jun 1841  Brent Pelham, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    England 
    Residence 6 Jun 1841  Brent Pelham, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    The Mill 
    Census 30 Mar 1851  Langley, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    England 
    Residence 30 Mar 1851  Langley, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Bull Lane, Lower Green 
    Census 7 Apr 1861  Hertford, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    England 
    Residence 7 Apr 1861  Hertford, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    St. Andrew Street 
    Census 2 Apr 1871  Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    England 
    Died 1878  Hertford, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 10
    • Q3 1878 Hertford vol 3a p236
    Registration Between 1 Jul 1878 and 30 Sep 1878  Hertford, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Death 
    • Volume 3a, Page 236
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    Person ID I51215  The Williams Family Tree
    Last Modified 10 Apr 2013 

    Father  (Age ~ 0 years) 
    Mother Mercy Harris
              b. 1819, Brent Pelham, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Y  [2
    Family ID F15338  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family James Dowton
              b. 1833, Cottered, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1915, Hertford, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 25 Jul 1857  Throcking, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Q3 1861 Royston [2]
    Children 
     1. Matilda Dowton
              b. 1860, Hertford, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Sarah Ann Dowton
              b. 1862, Hertford, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Abigail Dowton
              b. 1865, Hertford, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Alfred James Dowton
              b. 1868, Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Eleazer George Dowton
              b. 1870, Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Charlotte Dowton
              b. 1873, Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Ellen Louisa Dowton
              b. 1876, Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 13 Jan 2010 
    Family ID F15341  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - Birth - Between 1 Apr 1839 and 30 Jun 1839 - Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 May 1839 - Brent Pelham, Hertfordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 6 Jun 1841 - Brent Pelham, Hertfordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - The Mill - 6 Jun 1841 - Brent Pelham, Hertfordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 30 Mar 1851 - Langley, Essex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Bull Lane, Lower Green - 30 Mar 1851 - Langley, Essex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Jul 1857 - Throcking, Hertfordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 7 Apr 1861 - Hertford, Hertfordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - St. Andrew Street - 7 Apr 1861 - Hertford, Hertfordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 2 Apr 1871 - Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1878 - Hertford, Hertfordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - Death - Between 1 Jul 1878 and 30 Sep 1878 - Hertford, Hertfordshire, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Census
    1841: England Census for Brent Pelham, Hertfordshire
    1841: England Census for Brent Pelham, Hertfordshire
    HO107 Piece 443/14 Folio 7 Page 9  

    Dwelling The Mill 
    Location Brent Pelham, Hertfordshire, England 
    Source HO107 Piece 443/14 Folio 7 Page 8 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    HARRIS Peter 67 Miller  
    HARRIS Susanah 66   
    HARRIS Naomi 30   
    HARRIS Mercy 25   
    HARRIS Zilpah 20   
    HARRIS Joseph 10  Ireland 
    HARRIS Prudence   
    HARRIS Abigail  Hertfordshire 
    1851: England Census for Langley, Essex
    1851: England Census for Langley, Essex
    HO107 Piece 1786 Folio 171 Page 16  

    Dwelling Bull Lane, Lower Green 
    Location Langley, Essex, England 
    Source HO107 Piece 1786 Folio 171 Page 16 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Relationship Marriage Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    HARRIS Susannah Head 76 Formerly Miller's Wife Wicken, Essex 
    HARRIS Naomi Daughter 45  Takeley, Essex 
    HARRIS Abigail Granddaughter  11  Brent Pelham, Essex 
    MORRIS Abraham Visitor 19 Miller Journeyman Elmdon, Essex 
    1861: England Census for Hertford, Hertforshire
    1861: England Census for Hertford, Hertforshire
    RG9 Piece 824 Folio 36 Page 12  

    Dwelling St. Andrew Street 
    Location Hertford, Hertfordshire, England 
    Source RG9 Piece 824 Folio 36 Page 12 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Relationship Marriage Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    DOWTON James Head 27 General Labourer Cottered, Hertfordshire 
    DOWTON Matilda Daughter  11m  Hertford, Hertfordshire 
    DOWTON Abigail Wife 21  Pelham, Hertfordshire 
    WORBOY Caroline Visitor  22 General Servant Pelham, Hertfordshire 
    DOWTON Cornelius Lodger 55 General Labourer Cottered, Hertfordshire 
    WORBOY Charles Lodger 50 General Labourer Pelham, Hertfordshire 
    1871 England Census for Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire
    1871 England Census for Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire
    RG10 Piece 1373 Folio 121 Page 8  

    Dwelling  
    Location Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire, England 
    Source RG10 Piece 1373 Folio 121 Page 8 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Relationship Marriage Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    DOWTON James Head 27 Agricultural Labourer Cottered, Hertfordshire 
    DOWTON Abigail Wife 31  Pelham, Hertfordshire 
    DOWTON Matilda Daughter  10 Scholar Hertford, Hertfodshire 
    DOWTON Sarah A Daughter  Scholar Hertford, Hertfodshire 
    DOWTON Abigail Daughter  Scholar Hertford, Hertfodshire 
    DOWTON Alfred J Son   Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire 
    DOWTON Eleazer G Son  4w  Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire 

  • Notes 
    • From the 1841 England Census (HO107 Piece 443/14 Folio 7 Page 9) Abigail, 1, was with her grandparents Peter, 67, Miller, and Susannah, 66, at The Mill, Brent Pelham, Hertfordshire, England. With her were her aunt Naomi, 30, mother Mercy, 25, aunt Zilpah, 20, cousin Joseph, 10, and cousin Prudence, 9. Only Abigail was reportedly born in Hertfordshire, and Joseph in Ireland.

      From the 1851 England Census (HO107 Piece 1786 Folio 171 Page 16) Abigail, 11, born Brent Pelham, Hertfordshire, was with her grandmother Susannah, widow, 76, Formerly Miller's Wife from Wicken, Essex, at Bull Lane, Lower Green, Langley, Essex, England. With her was her aunt Naomi, 45, born Takely, Essex. Visiting the family was Abraham Morris, 19, Miller Journeyman from Elmdon, Essex.

      From the 1861 England Census (RG9 Piece 824 Folio 36 Page 12) Abigail, 21, from Pelham, Hertfordshire, was with her husband James, 27, General Labourer from Cottered, Hertfordshire, and daughter Matilda, 11 months, born Hertford, Hertfordshire, at St. Andrew Street, Hertford, Hertfordshire, England. Visiting the family was Caroline Worboy, 22, General Servant from Pelham, Hertfordshire. Lodging with the family were Cornelius Dowton, widower, 55, General Labourer from Cottered, Hertfordshire, and Charles Worboy, widower, 50, General Labourer from Pelham, Hertfordshire.

      From the 1871 England Census (RG10 Piece 1373 Folio 121 Page 8) Abigail, 31, from Pelham, Hertfordshire, was with her husband James, 37, Agricultural Labourer from Cottered, Hertfordshire, in Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire, England. With them were their children Matilda, 10, Scholar born Hertford, Hertfordshire, Sarah A., 8, Scholar born Hertford, Hertfordshire, Abigail, 6, Scholar born Hertford, Hertfordshire, Alfred J., 3, born Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire, and Eleazer G., 4 weeks, born Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire.

  • Sources 
    1. [S4593] Mike Harris Family Tree (Reliability: 3), 19 Jan 2010.

    2. [S4517] Mike Harris.

    3. [S1856] Registration of Births, (Ancestry.co.uk), Jun 1839, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, Volume 6, Page 509 (Reliability: 3), 22 Jan 2010.
      Abigail HARRIS

    4. [S4525] FREE BMD birth index, FREE BMD birth index.

    5. [S4522] Original Certificate.

    6. [S4662] HO107 Piece 443/14 Folio 7 Page 9, HO107 Piece 443/14 Folio 7 Page 9 (Reliability: 3), 22 Jan 2010.

    7. [S4663] HO107 Piece 1786 Folio 171 Page 16, HO107 Piece 1786 Folio 171 Page 16 (Reliability: 3), 22 Jan 2010.

    8. [S4670] RG9 Piece 824 Folio 36 Page 12, RG9 Piece 824 Folio 36 Page 12 (Reliability: 3), 24 Jan 2010.

    9. [S4671] RG10 Piece 1373 Folio 121 Page 8, RG10 Piece 1373 Folio 121 Page 8 (Reliability: 3), 24 Jan 2010.

    10. [S4521] FreeBMD death index, FreeBMD death index.

    11. [S1857] Registration of Deaths, (Ancestry.co.uk), Sep 1878, Hertford, Hertfordshire, Volume 3a, Page 236 (Reliability: 3), 22 Jan 2010.
      Abigail DOWTON, Age 39