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18 June 2024
Maria Harris Read, great grandmother of Alan Morris.

Maria Harris Read was my Great Grandmother, she died six years before I was born.

Maria Harris Read.

Birth of Maria Harris Read.

Maria Harris Read was born on the 20th of December 1873, in Hackney, London, England. Her father was, Lancelot James Read & her mother was Emily Wilson

Wedding of Maria Harris Read & Walter John Jones.

Maria Harris Read got married to Walter John Jones at St Marks Church, Victoria Park, London, England. They got married on December 2nd 1900 after taking their Marriage Banns previously on the 11th, 18th & 25th of November at the same Church. The wedding record shows that Maria was living at 64 Morier Road, Bow & that her father Lancelot James Read was a painter.

Marriage Banns for Maria Harris Read & Walter John Jones.Marriage record for Maria Harris Read & Walter John Jones.

Children of Maria Harris Jones & Walter John Jones.

  1. Walter Frederick Jones. 1901-1921
  2. William Charles Jones. 1902-1981
  3. Maude Edith Jones. 1904-1986
  4. Alfred Henry Jones. 1906-1940
  5. Marie Elizabeth Jones. 1907-1988
  6. Leonard Percival Jones. 1910-1998
  7. Lillian Alice Catherine Jones.1915-1990

Census Records for Maria.

I have been able to find Maria on the Census for 1881, 1891, 1911 & the 1939 Register.

1881 Census taken on 3 April.

This census shows the family living 45, Palace Road, Hackney, London & Middlesex, England.

Name.Relation to Head.Age.Occupation.Birthplace.
Lancelot J Read. Head. 49. Painter. Dulston, Middlesex, England.
Emily Read. Wife. 47.   Rotherhithe, London, England.
Emily Read. Daughter. 17.   Southwark, London, England.
William Read. Son. 16. Rope spinner. Hackney, Middlesex, England.
Elizabeth Read. Daughter. 12. Scholar. Hackney, Middlesex, England.
Maria H Read. Daughter. 7. Scholar. Hackney, Middlesex, England.
Frederick. Son. 5. Scholar. Hackney, Middlesex, England.

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1891 Census taken on 5 April.

This census shows the family living at 43, Mallard Street, Hackney, London & Middlesex, England.

Name.Relation to Head.Age.Occupation.Birthplace.
Lancelot J Read. Head. 59. Painter. Hackney, Middlesex, England.
Emily Read. Wife. 57.   Rotherhithe, London, England.
William Read. Son. 26. Labourer. Hackney, Middlesex, England.
Maria H Read.  Daughter. 16. Xylonite worker. Hackney, Middlesex, England.
Frederick. Son. 14. Xylonite worker. Hackney, Middlesex, England.

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1911 Census taken on 2 April.

This census shows the family living at 33 Beachey Road Bow, Poplar Borough, London & Middlesex, England

* This is how Marie Elizabeth's name was entered on the 1911 census.

Name.Relation to Head.Age.Occupation.Birthplace.
Walter John Jones. Head. 44. General labourer. Hackney, London, England.
Maria Harris Jones. Wife. 57.   Hackney Wick, London, England.
Walter Frederick Jones. Son. 9. School. Walthamstow, London, England.
William Charles Jones. Son. 8. School. Walthamstow, London, England.
Maud Jones. Daughter. 6. School. Hounslow, London, England.
Alfred Jones. Son. 5. School. Bethnal Green, London, England.
Elizabeth Marie Jones.* Daughter. 3.   Mile End Old Town, London, England.

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1921 Census taken on 19 June.

This census shows the family living at 29, Dace Road, Poplar Borough, London & Middlesex, England.

Name.Relation to Head.Age.Occupation.Birthplace.
Walter John Jones. Head. 54. General Labourer. Hackney, London, England.
Maria Jones. Wife. 47. Home duties. Hackney, London, England.
Maud Jones. Daughter. 16. Tailoress. London, England.
Alfred Jones. Son. 15. Office boy. Bethnal Green, London, England.
Elizabeth Jones. Daughter. 13.   London, England.
Leonard Jones. Son. 10.   London, England.
Lillian Jones. Daughter. 6.   London, England.

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1939 Register taken on 29 September.

This census shows the family living at 29 Dace Road.

Name.M/F.Occupation.
Walter John Jones. M. Old age pensioner.
Maria Harris Jones. F. Old age pensioner.
Lillian Alice Catherine Jones. F. Shorthand typist.

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Death of Maria Harris Jones.

Maria died on the 14th of September 1961 in Poplar, London, England. She was buried on the 18th of September 1961 in Newham, London, England.

 

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