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Dave's Ancestors - Harrison

The Harrison Family


 

Generation 1.

Henry Harrison (1814 to 1868), Husband of Mary Knowles.

 

Generation 2.

Harrison Family Tree.
Harrison Family Tree.

Children of Henry Harrison and Mary Knowles:

Henry Harrison (1837 - ),
[Baptised on 7th April 1837 at St Mary's Parish Church, St Helens. Married Elizabeth Large on 26th February 1865, at St Nicholas, Sutton].
Richard Harrison (1838 - ),
[Born on 8th September 1838, baptised on 21st October 1838 at St Mary's Parish Church, St Helens].
James Harrison (1840 - ),
[Baptised on 3rd June 1840 at St Mary's Parish Church, St Helens. Married Elizabeth Bate on 1st November 1868, at St Nicholas, Sutton].
Elizabeth Harrison (1844 - ),
[Born on 7th July 1843, baptised on 3rd September 1843 at St Thomas, Eccleston].
Mary Harrison (1846 - ),
[Born on 24th September 1845, baptised on 5th October 1845 at St Thomas, Eccleston].
Ann Harrison (1847 - ), wife of John Thomas Gerrard,
[Born on 28th November 1847, baptised on 19th December 1847 at St Mary's Parish Church, St Helens].
John Harrison (1850 - ),
[Born on 20th November 1849, baptised on 27th January 1850 at St Mary's Parish Church, St Helens].
Alice Harrison (1851 - ),
[Born on 9th December 1851, baptised on 11th January 1852 at St Mary's Parish Church, St Helens].
Jane Harrison (1854 - ),
[Baptised on 6th February 1854 at St Nicholas, Sutton].
Joseph Harrison (1857 - ),
[Baptised on 9th November 1857 at St Nicholas, Sutton].
William Harrison (1859 - ),
[Baptised on 24th April 1859 at St Nicholas, Sutton].
Margaret Harrison (1861 - ),
[Baptised on 7th April 1861 at St Nicholas, Sutton. Married Thomas Seddon on 23rd October 1886, St Nicholas, Sutton].

 

Generation 3.

Gerrard Family Tree.
Gerrard Family Tree.

Children of Ann Harrison and John Thomas Gerrard:

William H. Gerrard (1872 - ).
Mary Gerrard (1872 - ).
John T. Gerrard (1874 - ).
Jane Gerrard (1875 to 1950), [wife of Zachariah Whiteside (1876 to 1952).].
Alice Gerrard (1878 - ), [wife of George Taylor (1880 - )].
Margaret Gerrard (1880 - ).
Ann Gerrard (1886 - ).





Further details of Dave's direct Harrison ancestors:


The following sections contain details transcribed from documents such as census, birth, marriage and death certificates, parish records, newspapers, etc.

Unless otherwise stated, we have transcribed directly from the original document or from a scanned or photographic image of the original document.



Henry Harrison.

Harrison Family Tree.
Harrison Family Tree.


In Brief:


In detail:


Henry's Marriage (From the parish register.)

Henry Harrison was married to Mary Knowles on September 25th 1836 at St Mary the Virgin, Prescot, Lancashire.
Henry is described as a collier, batchelor of Windle.
Mary is described as a spinster, of Windle.
The witnesses at the wedding were John Parr and Ann Parr.

Mary Knowles (1818) was the eldest daughter of Richard Knowles, a collier, and Alice Parr.
Richard and Alice had married in Prescot on 9th April 1815.
Mary's siblings were: Alice (1820), Margaret (1822), Sarah (1824), Richard (1826) and Elizabeth (1828).


1841 census.
Little Moor Flat, Windle.
HO 107 517 / 11.

Link to Little Moor Flat, Windle at nls maps Link to Little Moor Flat, Windle at nls maps
Link to Little Moor Flat, Windle at Old-Maps.co.uk Link to Little Moor Flat, Windle at Old-Maps.co.uk
Google map showing the position of Little Moor Flat in 1841 Google map showing the position of Little Moor Flat in 1841
Henry Harrison, age 27, coal miner.
Mary Harrison, age 23.
Henry Harrison, age 4.
Richard Harrison, age 2.
James Harrison, age 1 month.
also:
Michael Jennings, (lodger). age 23, Ag Lab, born Ireland.
Alice? Jennings, age 21, born Ireland.

I finally found Henry and family in 1851, indexed as 'Hamson', although clear enough once given a second look:

1851 census.
Slub Brook, Windle.
H.O.107 2195.

Link to Slub Brook, Windle at nls maps Link to Slub Brook, Windle at nls maps
Link to Slub Brook, Windle at Old-Maps.co.uk Link to Slub Brook, Windle at Old-Maps.co.uk
Google map showing the position of Slub Brook in 1851 Google map showing the position of Slub Brook in 1851
[The only reference I can find to Slub Brook is Slubbrook Farm, which fits with the route of the census enumerator. This, and the other two farms in the area, were demolished in the early 20th century.]
Henry Harrison. age 37, coal miner, born Windle.
Mary Harrison, age 33, born Windle.
Henry Harrison, age 14, coal miner, born Windle.
Richard Harrison, age 13, coal miner, born Windle.
James Harrison, age 10, born Windle.
Elizabeth Harrison, age 8, born Windle.
Mary Harrison, age 7, born Windle.
Ann Harrison, age 4, born Windle.
John Harrison, age 1, born Windle.


1861 census.
Ditch Hillock, Sutton, St Helens.
RG9 2754.

Link to Ditch Hillock, Sutton, St Helens at nls maps Link to Ditch Hillock, Sutton, St Helens at nls maps
Link to Ditch Hillock at Old-Maps.co.uk Link to Ditch Hillock at Old-Maps.co.uk
Google map showing the position of Ditch Hillock in 1861 Google map showing the position of Ditch Hillock in 1861
Henry Harrison, age 47, Labourer and Beerseller, born Windle.
Mary Harrison, age 42, born Windle.
Richard Harrison, age 20, collier, born Windle.
James Harrison, age 20, collier, born Windle
Elizabeth age 17, Glass smoother, born Sutton.
Ann Harrison age 13, Servant at home, born Sutton.
Alice Harrison, age 10, born Sutton.
Jane Harrison, age 7, born Sutton.
Joseph Harrison, age 4, born Sutton.
William Harrison, age 2, born Sutton.
Margaret Harrison, age 1 month, born Sutton.
also, Mary Glover, boarder, age 20, born Windle.

Henry's Death.

Henry was buried at St Nicholas, Sutton on 16th June 1868.

1871 census.
Family, minus Henry, now at 9 Crystal Palace Row, Sutton.
(Preumably, this was the same row of buidlings as the Crystal Palace pub., which was at the eastern end of what is now Waterdale Crescent.)
(Ditch Hillock). RG10 3867

Link to Ditch Hillock, Sutton, St Helens at nls maps Link to Crystal Palace Row, Sutton, St Helens at nls maps
Link to Ditch Hillock at Old-Maps.co.uk Link to Crystal Palace Row at Old-Maps.co.uk
Google map showing the position of Crystal Palace Row. Google map showing the approximate position of Crystal Palace Row.
Mary Harrison, age 52, born Windle.
Elizabeth Harrison, aged 27, Glass Smoother, born Windle.
Alice Harrison, aged 19, Glass Smoother, born Windle.
Jane Harrison, aged 17, Glass Smoother, born Sutton.
Joseph Harrison aged 14, born Sutton.
William Harrison, aged 12, born Sutton.
Margaret Harrison, aged 10, born Sutton.
Mary Alice Harrison, Mary's grandaughter, aged 1, born Sutton.

1881 census.
Mary and family, still at 9 Crystal Palace Row, Ditch Hillock, Sutton.

Link to Ditch Hillock, Sutton, St Helens at nls maps Link to Crystal Palace Row, Sutton, St Helens at nls maps
Link to Ditch Hillock at Old-Maps.co.uk Link to Crystal Palace Row at Old-Maps.co.uk
Google map showing the position of Crystal Palace Row. Google map showing the approximate position of Crystal Palace Row.
Mary Harrison, age 62, widow, Annuitant, born Windle.
Elizabeth Harrison, aged 37, Glass Smoother, Sutton.
Jane Harrison, aged 26, Glass Smoother, born Sutton.
Margaret Harrison, aged 20, Glass Smoother, born Sutton.
Mary Alice, (stated as daughter, but previously stated as grandaughter), aged 11, born Sutton.

I have not yet found Mary after this date but, by 1891, daughter Elizabeth was living with her sister Margaret and husband, Thomas Seddon, at 35 Gerrards Lane, two doors away from their brother Henry and his family.
A registered death in early 1991 which would fit Mary's age is:

HARRISON, MARY, age 73, GRO Reference: 1891, M. Quarter in PRESCOT, Volume 08B, Page 568.

Ann Harrison.

Harrison Family Tree.
Harrison Family Tree.


In Brief:


In detail:


Ann's Baptism, (from parish records).
(I have not been able to find her birth registered.)

Ann Harrison was baptised on 19th December 1847 at St Mary's, St Helens.
Father: Henry Harrison, collier.
Mother: Mary.
Abode: Windle.

1851 census.
Slub Brook, Windle.
H.O.107 2195.

Link to Slub Brook, Windle at nls maps Link to Slub Brook, Windle at nls maps
Link to Slub Brook, Windle at Old-Maps.co.uk Link to Slub Brook, Windle at Old-Maps.co.uk
Google map showing the position of Slub Brook in 1851 Google map showing the position of Slub Brook in 1851
Henry Harrison, age 37, coal miner, born Windle.
Mary Harrison, age 33, born Windle.
Henry Harrison, age 14, coal miner, born Windle.
Richard Harrison, age 13, coal miner, born Windle.
James Harrison, age 10, born Windle.
Elizabeth Harrison, age 8, born Windle.
Mary Harrison, age 7, born Windle.
Ann Harrison, age 4, born Windle.
John Harrison, age 1, born Windle.



1861 census.
Ditch Hillock, Sutton, St Helens.
RG9 2754.

Link to Ditch Hillock, Sutton, St Helens at nls maps Link to Ditch Hillock, Sutton, St Helens at nls maps
Link to Ditch Hillock at Old-Maps.co.uk Link to Ditch Hillock at Old-Maps.co.uk
Google map showing the position of Ditch Hillock in 1861 Google map showing the position of Ditch Hillock in 1861
Henry Harrison, age 47, Labourer and Beerseller, born Windle.
Mary Harrison, age 42, born Windle.
Richard Harrison, age 20, collier, born Windle.
James Harrison age 20, collier, born Windle.
Elizabeth Harrison age 17, Glass smoother, born Sutton.
Ann Harrison, age 13, Servant at home, born Sutton.
Alice Harrison, age 10, born Sutton.
Jane Harrison, age 7, born Sutton.
Joseph Harrison, age 4, born Sutton.
William Harrison, age 2, born Sutton.
Margaret Harrison, age 1 month, born Sutton.
also, Mary Glover, boarder, age 20, born Windle.


Ann's Marriage.

Link to Bold, near St Helens at nls maps Link to Bold, near St Helens at nls maps
Link to Bold, near St Helens at Old-Maps.co.uk Link to Bold, near St Helens at Old-Maps.co.uk
Google map showing the position of Bold, near St Helens Google map showing the position of Bold, near St Helens
Ann Harrison was married to John Thomas Gerrard on March 14th 1869 at the Parish Church, Farnworth, Lancashire.
Both were living in Bold at the time.
John is described as a labourer on the marriage certificate.
John's father was William 'Garrard', labourer, and Ann's father is described as Henry Harrison, labourer.
The witnesses at the wedding were: Elizabeth Garrard (Gerrard) and Thomas Bradbury.

Link to the Gerrard Family page.

1871 census.
9 Baxters Lane, Sutton.
RG10 3867 folio 61 page 45.

Link to Baxters Lane, Sutton, St Helens at nls maps Link to Baxters Lane, Sutton, St Helens at nls maps
Link to Baxters Lane, Sutton, St Helens at Old-Maps.co.uk Link to Baxters Lane, Sutton, St Helens at Old-Maps.co.uk
Google map showing the position of Baxters Lane Google map showing the position of Baxters Lane
John Thomas Gerrard, age 22, Labourer, Staffs, Smethwick, Near Birmingham.
Ann Gerrard, age 23, Labourer, born Windle.
William Henry Gerrard, age 1, born Parr.

1881 Census.
3 Nelson Street, Sutton.
RG11 3739 folio 126 page 27.

Link to Nelson Street, Sutton, St Helens at nls maps Link to Nelson Street, Sutton, St Helens at nls maps
Link to Nelson Street, Sutton, St Helens at Old-Maps.co.uk Link to Nelson Street, Sutton, St Helens at Old-Maps.co.uk
Google map showing the position of Nelson Street Google map showing the position of Nelson Street
John T. Gerrard, age 32, General Labourer, born Smethwick.
Ann Gerrard, age 33, born Windle.
William H. Gerrard, age 11, born Parr.
Mary Gerrard, age 9, born Sutton.
John T. Gerrard, age 7, born Sutton.
Jane Gerrard, age 5, born Sutton.
Alice Gerrard, age 3, born Sutton.
Margaret Gerrard, age 3 months, born Sutton.


1891 census.
13 Oxley Street, Sutton.
RG12 3026 folio 29 page 55.

Link to Oxley Street, Sutton, St Helens at nls maps Link to Oxley Street, Sutton, St Helens at nls maps
Link to Oxley Street, Sutton, St Helens at Old-Maps.co.uk Link to Oxley Street, Sutton, St Helens at Old-Maps.co.uk
Google map showing the position of Oxley Street Map showing the position of Oxley Street
Thomas Gerrard, (looks like Gerrad), age 42, Plate Glass Worker, born Staffs, Smethwick.
Ann Gerrard, age 43, born St Helens.
John Gerrard, age 17, Plate Glass Worker, born Sutton.
Alice Gerrard, age 13, born Sutton.
Margaret Gerrard, age 10, born Sutton.
Ann Gerrard, age 4, born Sutton.


1901 census.
21 Waterdale Crescent, Sutton.
RG13 3527 folio 9 page 9.

Link to Waterdale Crescent, Sutton, St Helens at nls maps Link to Waterdale Crescent, Sutton, St Helens at nls maps
Link to Waterdale Crescent, Sutton, St Helens at Old-Maps.co.uk Link to Waterdale Crescent, Sutton, St Helens at Old-Maps.co.uk
Google map showing the position of Waterdale Crescent Google map showing the position of Waterdale Crescent
John T. Gerrard, age 52, Plate Glass Maker, Staffs, Smethwick.
Ann Gerrard, age 53, born Sutton.
John T. Gerrard, age 27, born Sutton.
Margaret Gerrard, age 20, born Sutton.
Hannah Gerrard, age 15, born Sutton.
also: John Simpson, boarder, age 30, Plate Glass Maker, born Sutton.

1911 census.
26 Waterdale Crescent, Sutton.

Link to Waterdale Crescent, Sutton, St Helens at nls maps Link to Waterdale Crescent, Sutton, St Helens at nls maps
Link to Waterdale Crescent, Sutton, St Helens at Old-Maps.co.uk Link to Waterdale Crescent, Sutton, St Helens at Old-Maps.co.uk
Google map showing the position of Waterdale Crescent Google map showing the position of Waterdale Crescent
John T. Gerrard, age 62, Labourer. (on yard), Manure Works, born Smirwich, (Smethwick).
Ann Gerrard, age 64, Married 43 years, with 7 children, 6 still living, born St Helens.
George Taylor, (John's son in law). age 31, married 8 years with no children, Joiner at Pilkington's glass works, born Sutton.
Alice Taylor, (John's daughter), age 33, born Sutton.

Ann's husband, John Thomas Gerrard, died in 1932.

GERRARD, JOHN THOMAS. 84. GRO Reference: 1932: December Quarter in PRESCOT. Volume 08B. Page 801.

I have yet to discover details of Ann's death/burial.