Harris

Descendants of Richard Harris

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Generation No. 1

1.  RICHARD1 HARRIS was born Abt. 1740.  He married ANNE ?.  

Children of RICHARD HARRIS and ANNE ? are:
2.    i.    EDWARD2 HARRIS, b. 14 Mar 1764, Rodmell, Sussex, England.
    ii.    RICHARD HARRIS, b. 11 Feb 1753, Rodmell, Sussex, England.
    iii.    RICHARD HARRIS, b. 19 Dec 1756, Rodmell, Sussex, England.

Generation No. 2

2.  EDWARD2 HARRIS (RICHARD1) was born 14 Mar 1764 in Rodmell, Sussex, England.  He married HANNAH SKINNER. 

Children of EDWARD HARRIS and HANNAH SKINNER are:
3.    i.    JOHN FRANCIS3 HARRIS, b. 09 Jun 1792, Rodmell, Sussex, England.
    ii.    ELIZABETH HARRIS, b. 02 Jul 1788, Rodmell, Sussex, England; d. 08 Jul 1788, Rodmell, Sussex, England.
    iii.    CHARLOTTE HARRIS, b. 25 Oct 1789, Rodmell, Sussex, England.
    iv.    EDWARD HARRIS, b. 09 Oct 1794, Rodmell, Sussex, England; d. Dec 1858, East Sussex, United Kingdom.
    v.    RICHARD HARRIS, b. 05 Aug 1798, Rodmell, Sussex, England.
    vi.    WILLIAM HARRIS, b. 19 Oct 1800, Rodmell, Sussex, England.

Generation No. 3

3.  JOHN FRANCIS3 HARRIS (EDWARD2, RICHARD1) was born 09 Jun 1792 in Rodmell, Sussex, England.  He married ELIZABETH SARAH STANDEN 02 May 1837 in Saint Mary Magdalen, Richmond, Surrey, England.  She was born Abt. 1790 in Eastbourne, Sussex, England.

Children of JOHN HARRIS and ELIZABETH STANDEN are:
4.    i.    JOHN STANDEN4 HARRIS, b. Abt. 1821, Lewes, Sussex, England; d. Mar 1880, Islington, Greater London, London, Middlesex.
    ii.    ELIZABETH HARRIS, b. Abt. 1821.

Generation No. 4

4.  JOHN STANDEN4 HARRIS (JOHN FRANCIS3, EDWARD2, RICHARD1) was born Abt. 1821 in Lewes, Sussex, England, and died Mar 1880 in Islington, Greater London, London, Middlesex.  He married ANNA MARIA STREATER Abt. 1840 in Brighton, Sussex, England, daughter of JOHN STREATER and ANNE NYE.  She was born 04 Jan 1823 in Brighton, Billingshurst, Sussex, England, and died in Lewes Sussex.

Notes for JOHN STANDEN HARRIS: Baptism Date: 1 Sep 1839
Parish: St Nicholas, Chiswick, Hounslow, Middlesex

Children of JOHN HARRIS and ANNA STREATER are:
5.    i.    CHARLES STREATER5 HARRIS, b. 04 Aug 1860, Brighton, East London, England; d. 26 Jan 1933, England.
    ii.    SARAH E HARRIS, b. Abt. 1859, Brighton, Sussex, England.
    iii.    CLARA J HARRIS, b. Abt. 1845, Brighton, Sussex, England.
    iv.    ANNA ISABELLA HARRIS, b. 05 Aug 1855, Brighton, Sussex, England.


Generation No. 5

5.  CHARLES STREATER5 HARRIS (JOHN STANDEN4, JOHN FRANCIS3, EDWARD2, RICHARD1) was born 04 Aug 1860 in Brighton, East London, England, and died 26 Jan 1933 in England.  He married MARTHA ELIZABETH CAPPI-HUNTINGDON 15 Nov 1885 in St Paul, Old Ford, Tower Hamlets, Middlesex, daughter of CHARLES CAPPI and MARTHA WIGGINS.  She was born Jun 1863 in Bethnal Green, London, England.

Notes for CHARLES STREATER HARRIS:
One of the sons went to Australia and was killed working on the railway. Another son went to New Zealand. Two sons went to Canada and we think they both also worked on the railways.The other son Fred went into the Navy.  When Charles retired from the fish shop he went to live with his daughter Florence. He had three fish shops. He came to live with his daughter, Florence, in Clacton, 41 London Rd., but then Martha came and took him back to London and the two lived in a basement flat, but it did not work out so he returned to Florence in Clacton. He must have died before 1935 because Granny said that he was not there when her father, George Townsend, died in 1935, 6th September 1935. Commited suicide with spirits of salts.

Children of CHARLES HARRIS and MARTHA CAPPI-HUNTINGDON are:
6.    i.    FREDERICK JOHN6 HARRIS, b. 15 Jun 1896, 3 Lautrauc Rd., Stepney, London, England; d. 17 Jun 1976, Palmerston North.
7.    ii.    CHARLES W HARRIS, b. Abt. 1888, Bethnal Green, London, England.
    iii.    ERNEST HARRIS, b. Abt. 1891, Bethnal Green, London, England.
    iv.    ALBERT HARRIS, b. Abt. 1890, Bow, London, England.
    v.    WALTER STREATER HARRIS, b. Mar 1898, Bethnal Green, London, England; d. Bef. 1952.

Notes for WALTER STREATER HARRIS:
In 1911 he was an inmate and student at the Childrens Home, Orescent Road, South Woodford, West Ham.  He was a bachelor, was a building worker, and at one time worked in New York, got shot in the leg and came back. he was about 4 years older than Florence. Granny said he died just before 1952, before her son Charlie was born in 1953, probably aged in his 50's. In common with Florence his (half?) -sister he was also taken into an orphanage and at holiday times he would send a carriage to take them home and back again.

8.    vi.    FLORENCE ELIZABETH HARRIS, b. 14 Dec 1900, 31 Burdett Road; d. Jun 1980, Gloucester.
    vii.    MARTHA HARRIS, b. 1893, Bethnal Green, London, England.

Notes for MARTHA HARRIS:
Martha was a nurse. The last we heard she was somewhere in Devon. Loked Italian very swarthy -looking with dark hair

    viii.    GEORGE HARRIS, b. Abt. 1897.
    ix.    EDMUND HARRIS, b. Abt. 1892.


Generation No. 6

6.  FREDERICK JOHN6 HARRIS (CHARLES STREATER5, JOHN STANDEN4, JOHN FRANCIS3, EDWARD2, RICHARD1) was born 15 Jun 1896 in 3 Lautrauc Rd., Stepney, London, England, and died 17 Jun 1976 in Palmerston North.  He married MARGARET MIRIAM (MAY) VALENTINE 19 Feb 1921 in The Register Office, West Ham, London England, daughter of COLEMAN VALENTINE and LOUISA HERRETT.  She was born 07 Jan 1903 in Mile End Road, London, England, and died 02 Sep 1980 in Wellington.

Notes for FREDERICK JOHN HARRIS:
Frederick was born at 18 Lawrence Rd., Bow, London and was educated at London County Council School. He later became a Petty Officer with the British Royal Navy (1915-1919) .At the time of his marriage he was living at 105 Redmans Rd., Mile End, London and was a fishmonger. In 1926, he and Margaret  came to NZ, departing London August 1926, with the assisted passage scheme run by the Salvation Army and settled in Wellington as a chef.

In 1943 he invited home for a meal and a night's stay his fellow worker, Jack Wing. Unfortunately Jack and Frederick's wife, Margaret began an affair at this time and Frederick was asked to leave the family home by his wife. Until 1971 this was the last contact he had with his daughter, Norma. Norma was told by her mother, quite incorrectly, that her father was no good and she should not make any contact with him. Norma was only 12 years old at this time.

After the dissolution of his marriage to Margaret Miriam Valentine, he resided at 33 Epuni St, Wellington and was a civil servant for the NZ Government's Internal Affairs Dept. He commenced with NZ Government Internal Affairs 21st Jan 1941 and then to External Affairs 27th July 1946. He retired 17 Jan 1967 after 26 years' service. His revue stated that he was "a highly reliable, energetic and concientious officer".  Frederick had not seen, nor had contact with his only daughter, Norma from 1943 until a meeting was arranged 7th March 1971 - 28 years without contact of any sort! Frederick entered the Masonic Court, Clauson St., Palmerston North on Wed 6th June 1973. His social security number was   4/61812

Marriage Notes for FREDERICK HARRIS and MARGARET VALENTINE:
Margaret was living at 5 Essex Road, Manor Park, London at time of marriage

Children of FREDERICK HARRIS and MARGARET VALENTINE are:
9.    i.    NORMA MARGARET LOUISA7 HARRIS, b. 12 Jan 1930, Alexandra Nursing Home, 28 Hanson Street, Newtown, Wellington; d. 11 Dec 2011, St Andrews Hospital, Glendowie, Auckland.
10.    ii.    FREDERICK CHARLES HARRIS, b. 07 Jul 1922, Mile End Rd, Stepney, London; d. 05 Jun 1999, 53 Fairs Rd., Palmerston North.


7.  CHARLES W6 HARRIS (CHARLES STREATER5, JOHN STANDEN4, JOHN FRANCIS3, EDWARD2, RICHARD1) was born Abt. 1888 in Bethnal Green, London, England.  He married MARGARET A BUNDY.  She was born 1897, and died 1970.

Notes for CHARLES W HARRIS:
Charles was a furrier. He once made a fur coat for Florence Elizabeth, granny's mother. Granny says they used to go up to London on the train. She was fairly sure that the house was in Hackney and there would always be uncles there and cousins to take them out. He could be quite stern and fiery and small of stature like his father Charles Streater Harris senior

Children of CHARLES HARRIS and MARGARET BUNDY are:
    i.    LEONARD7 HARRIS, b. 1925, London, England; d. 1986; m. ? NICHOLLS.
    ii.    VIOLET HARRIS, b. 1921, London, England; d. 1987.
    iii.    CHARLES STREATER HARRIS, b. 1916, London, England; d. 1969, London, England.
    iv.    DORIS HARRIS, b. 1919, London, England; d. 2002.
    v.    ? HARRIS, b. London, England.


8.  FLORENCE ELIZABETH6 HARRIS (CHARLES STREATER5, JOHN STANDEN4, JOHN FRANCIS3, EDWARD2, RICHARD1) was born 14 Dec 1900 in 31 Burdett Road, and died Jun 1980 in Gloucester.  She married (1) GEORGE TOWNSEND in Clacton on Sea, son of GEORGE TOWNSEND and HARRIET ENGLAND.  He was born 19 Dec 1904 in Deal, Kent, and died 1935 in Tendring Hospital.  She married (2) JOE ILES. 

Notes for FLORENCE ELIZABETH HARRIS:
In 1911 she was an inmate and student at the Children's Home, Crescent Road, South Woodford, West Ham with her brother, Walter.  She always maintained to "Granny Irene" her granddaughter that she was born in the same years as the Queen Mother, which was 1900. She was placed into a home when she five because her mother died and her father had to cope with running a fresh fish shop in London.  When she was ready she was put into service with a doctor. The doctors daughter, Miss Hilda Rosewarne used to visit Clacton when Granny Irene was a young girl (abt10) because they had all become friends. granny remembers visiting her caravan in Clacton, the old gypsy type....even for those days that was a bit unusual.

Children of FLORENCE HARRIS and GEORGE TOWNSEND are:
11.    i.    FLORENCE IRENE7 TOWNSEND, b. 12 Jan 1927, Coastguard Station, 5 Tower Rd. Clacton on Sea, Essex.
12.    ii.    NOREEN ELIZABETH LILIIAN TOWNSEND, b. 27 Dec 1927, Clacton on Sea, Essex.
13.    iii.    KATHLEEN HARRIET TOWNSEND, b. 12 Aug 1931, Clacton on Sea, Essex.

Child of FLORENCE HARRIS and JOE ILES is:
    iv.    DERRICK7 ILES, b. Aug 1942.

Generation No. 7

9.  NORMA MARGARET LOUISA7 HARRIS (FREDERICK JOHN6, CHARLES STREATER5, JOHN STANDEN4, JOHN FRANCIS3, EDWARD2, RICHARD1) was born 12 Jan 1930 in Alexandra Nursing Home, 28 Hanson Street, Newtown, Wellington, and died 11 Dec 2011 in St Andrews Hospital, Glendowie, Auckland.  She married EDWIN (EDDIE) LISTER HANDRICKS 31 Oct 1953 in 2:00pm St Davids Church, Naenae, Wellington, son of NORMAN HANDRICKS and RUBY STAGGARD.  He was born 05 Mar 1926 in Lister Hospital, Gisborne, and died 01 May 2011 in Middlemore Hospital, Auckland.

Children of NORMA HARRIS and EDWIN HANDRICKS are:
14.    i.    IAN LISTER8 HANDRICKS, b. 06 Jul 1955, At Home, 9 Farringdon St, Glen Innes, Auckland.
15.    ii.    LYNETTE MARGARET HANDRICKS, b. 02 Jul 1957, At Home, 9 Farringdon St, Glen Innes, Auckland.
16.    iii.    GLENN PETER HANDRICKS, b. 03 Mar 1966, Middlemore Hospital, Auckland.

10.  FREDERICK CHARLES7 HARRIS (FREDERICK JOHN6, CHARLES STREATER5, JOHN STANDEN4, JOHN FRANCIS3, EDWARD2, RICHARD1) was born 07 Jul 1922 in Mile End Rd, Stepney, London, and died 05 Jun 1999 in 53 Fairs Rd., Palmerston North.  He married ALDRED HELEN BROOKS 1947 in Palmerston North, daughter of HENRY BROOKS and EMILY SOWTER.  She was born 15 Jul 1918 in Palmerston North, and died 09 Dec 1997 in Monrad Rest Home, 124 Monrad St, Palmerston North.

Child of FREDERICK HARRIS and ALDRED BROOKS is:
    i.    VICKY MICHELLE8 HARRIS, b. 10 Oct 1958, Palmerston North; m. DAVID SHACKLETON.


11.  FLORENCE IRENE7 TOWNSEND (FLORENCE ELIZABETH6 HARRIS, CHARLES STREATER5, JOHN STANDEN4, JOHN FRANCIS3, EDWARD2, RICHARD1) was born 12 Jan 1927 in Coastguard Station, 5 Tower Rd. Clacton on Sea, Essex.  She married GEORGE GIBSON 03 May 1947 in Registry Office Kidderminster Worcs, son of MATHEW GIBSON and ELEANOR LONGMIRE. 

Notes for FLORENCE IRENE TOWNSEND:
Was evacuated to Blakedown, Kidderminster in 1940. It was like a children's hosipital, a sickbay they called it, because you were troubled with nerves. It wa in the grounds of Harborough hall the ancestral home of Thompson, ironworks at Wolverhampton. He had a young American wife and they had children......... peach jam and grape jam was sent from the USA , they had a Swiss nurse for the children one of whom was adopted.

As the children got better most were billeted out but granny stayed on because she was good with the younger children. Mrs. Darrell ran the place and Granny Irene went back with her to her house in the village and she worked at Shorts, the aircraft builders. Mrs. Darrell was like a mother to her. After Shorts closed down g went to work at the Inland Revenue Offices for six years.

Children of FLORENCE TOWNSEND and GEORGE GIBSON are:
    i.    CHARLES HENRY8 GIBSON, b. 01 Apr 1953, Kidderminster Worcs.
17.    ii.    PAMELA MARY GIBSON, b. 29 Dec 1954, Kidderminster Worcs.
18.    iii.    BARBARA DENISE GIBSON, b. 22 Mar 1957, Kidderminster Worcs.
19.    iv.    YVONNE MARGARET GIBSON, b. 01 Dec 1958, Kidderminster Worcs.


12.  NOREEN ELIZABETH LILIIAN7 TOWNSEND (FLORENCE ELIZABETH6 HARRIS, CHARLES STREATER5, JOHN STANDEN4, JOHN FRANCIS3, EDWARD2, RICHARD1) was born 27 Dec 1927 in Clacton on Sea, Essex.  She married STEPHEN HOWARD. 

Child of NOREEN TOWNSEND and STEPHEN HOWARD is:
    i.    STEPHANIE8 HOWARD, b. 01 Jan 1956.

13.  KATHLEEN HARRIET7 TOWNSEND (FLORENCE ELIZABETH6 HARRIS, CHARLES STREATER5, JOHN STANDEN4, JOHN FRANCIS3, EDWARD2, RICHARD1) was born 12 Aug 1931 in Clacton on Sea, Essex.  She married LESLIE WOOD in Gloucester. 

Children of KATHLEEN TOWNSEND and LESLIE WOOD are:
    i.    PENELOPE8 WOOD.
    ii.    JACQUELINE WOOD.
    iii.    CAROL WOOD.

Generation No. 8

14.  IAN LISTER8 HANDRICKS (NORMA MARGARET LOUISA7 HARRIS, FREDERICK JOHN6, CHARLES STREATER5, JOHN STANDEN4, JOHN FRANCIS3, EDWARD2, RICHARD1) was born 06 Jul 1955 in At Home, 9 Farringdon St, Glen Innes, Auckland.  He married JOCELYN RUTH BROWN 11 Feb 1978 in Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Dargaville, daughter of OWEN BROWN and ROMA SIMONS.  She was born 16 Dec 1954 in Te Kopuru.

Children of IAN HANDRICKS and JOCELYN BROWN are:
    i.    DANIEL LOGAN9 HANDRICKS, b. 20 May 1981, National Women's Hospital, Auckland.
    ii.    HELEN RUBY HANDRICKS, b. 31 Oct 1983, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, England.
    iii.    ÉLOÏSE ADÈLE HANDRICKS, b. 11 Oct 1985, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, England.


15.  LYNETTE MARGARET8 HANDRICKS (NORMA MARGARET LOUISA7 HARRIS, FREDERICK JOHN6, CHARLES STREATER5, JOHN STANDEN4, JOHN FRANCIS3, EDWARD2, RICHARD1) was born 02 Jul 1957 in At Home, 9 Farringdon St, Glen Innes, Auckland.  She married SIANG HUAT OOI 25 Mar 1978 in Auckland, son of HOI OOI and SAW PHAN.  He was born 30 Nov 1952 in Malaysia.

Children of LYNETTE HANDRICKS and SIANG OOI are:
    i.    LISA MARGARET9 OOI, b. 20 Oct 1981.
    ii.    FIONA MAY OOI, b. 22 Mar 1984.
    iii.    ROBYN JANE OOI, b. 31 Dec 1987.


16.  GLENN PETER8 HANDRICKS (NORMA MARGARET LOUISA7 HARRIS, FREDERICK JOHN6, CHARLES STREATER5, JOHN STANDEN4, JOHN FRANCIS3, EDWARD2, RICHARD1) was born 03 Mar 1966 in Middlemore Hospital, Auckland.  He married JUNE ELIZABETH DAVISON 12 Sep 1987 in Auckland, daughter of ROY BRINK and MARJORIE PAPE.  She was born 06 Mar 1966 in Australia.

Children of GLENN HANDRICKS and JUNE DAVISON are:
    i.    KIMBERLEY MARIE9 HANDRICKS, b. 15 Jul 1995, Auckland.
    ii.    KELLIE JUNE HANDRICKS, b. 15 Mar 1998, Auckland.


17.  PAMELA MARY8 GIBSON (FLORENCE IRENE7 TOWNSEND, FLORENCE ELIZABETH6 HARRIS, CHARLES STREATER5, JOHN STANDEN4, JOHN FRANCIS3, EDWARD2, RICHARD1) was born 29 Dec 1954 in Kidderminster Worcs.  She married PETER MAY, son of DENNIS MAY and PAT BUTCHER. 

Children of PAMELA GIBSON and PETER MAY are:
    i.    TIMOTHY9 MAY, b. 19 Jun 1983.
    ii.    RUTH MAY, b. 13 Mar 1985.
    iii.    SAMUEL MAY, b. 23 Apr 1987.
    iv.    MATTHEW MAY, b. 17 Feb 1989.
    v.    BETHANY MAY, b. 17 Dec 1991.
    vi.    ANDREW MAY, b. 27 Jul 1993.
    vii.    FREYA MAY, b. 20 Oct 1997.


18.  BARBARA DENISE8 GIBSON (FLORENCE IRENE7 TOWNSEND, FLORENCE ELIZABETH6 HARRIS, CHARLES STREATER5, JOHN STANDEN4, JOHN FRANCIS3, EDWARD2, RICHARD1) was born 22 Mar 1957 in Kidderminster Worcs.  She married CHARLES MURRAY. 

Children of BARBARA GIBSON and CHARLES MURRAY are:
    i.    DEBORAH9 MURRAY, b. 04 Oct 1988.
    ii.    NICHOLA MURRAY, b. 16 Oct 1990.

19.  YVONNE MARGARET8 GIBSON (FLORENCE IRENE7 TOWNSEND, FLORENCE ELIZABETH6 HARRIS, CHARLES STREATER5, JOHN STANDEN4, JOHN FRANCIS3, EDWARD2, RICHARD1) was born 01 Dec 1958 in Kidderminster Worcs.  She married GERARD HENRY GARDNER 19 May 1981 in Preston Registry Office. 

Children of YVONNE GIBSON and GERARD GARDNER are:
    i.    DONNA JAYNE9 GARDNER, b. 19 Aug 1981, Preston Royal Infirmary.
    ii.    SEAN THOMAS GARDNER, b. 06 Jun 1983.
    iii.    ELLEN PAULA GARDNER, b. 10 Nov 1984.
    iv.    SARAH LOUISE GARDNER, b. 21 Nov 1985.