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Charlotte HARRIS (c. 1829-1886)

Name: Charlotte HARRIS
Sex: Female
Father: William HARRIS (c. 1790-1867)
Mother: Sarah JONES (c. 1795-1867)

Individual Events and Attributes

Birth c. May 1829 Kingston Blount, Oxfordshire, UK1,2
Assumed born approx one month before birth
Christening 21 Jun 1829 (age 0) Aston Rowant, Oxfordshire, UK3
Aston Rowant Parish Church, Oxfordshire, UK
Entry was for Charlotte HARRIS dau of Wm. (labourer) and Sarah of Kingston
Occupation 6 Jun 1841 (age 12) Child At Home; Kingston, Oxfordshire, UK4
Kingston, Kingston Blount, Oxfordshire, UK
Entry was for Charlot HARRIS stated age 12 born in Oxfordshire
Occupation 30 Mar 1851 (age 21) Housewife; Kingston, Oxfordshire, UK5
The Street, Village of Kingston, Kingston Blount, Oxfordshire, UK
Entry was for Charlotte CLARE stated age 22 born Kingston, Oxon
Occupation 7 Apr 1861 (age 31) Housewife; St Giles, London, UK6
11 Little Wild Street, St Giles, London, UK, Middlesex
Entry was for Charlotte CLAIR stated age 32 born Kingstone, Oxon
Occupation 6 Sep 1870 (age 41) Housewife; St Giles, London, UK7
8 Duke Street, St Giles, London, UK, Middlesex
Occupation 3 Apr 1881 (age 51) Housewife; St Martin in the Fields, London8
6 White Hart Street, St Martin in the Fields, London, Middlesex, UK
Entry was for Charlotte BROWN stated age 51 born Kingston, Oxon
Death 3 Dec 1886 (age 57) Walworth, Surrey, UK9
Walworth Infirmary, St Saviours, Surrey, UK
Q4 1886 St Saviour 1d 94 for Charlotte BROWN stated age 57

Marriage (1)

Spouse John CLARE (c. 1825-1875)
Children Robert CLARE (1850-1938)
George CLARE (1852-1853)
Anne CLARE (1855-1907)
George William CLARE (1857-aft1885)
Elizabeth CLARE (1860-1918)
Susannah CLARE (1862-1946)
John CLARE (1864-bef1911)
Charlotte CLARE (1868-1887)
Ellen CLARE (1870-1919)
William James Harris CLARE (1872-1876)
Marriage 10 Jul 1848 (age 19) Aston Rowant, Oxfordshire, UK3,10
Q3 1848 Thame 16 183 for John CLARE (fa. labourer of Kingston) m. Charlotte HARRIS (minor of Kingston)

Marriage (2)

Spouse Thomas Henry G H BROWN (1839-1893)
Marriage 15 Sep 1878 (age 49) Pancras, London, UK11
St Peters Church, Regent Square, Pancras, London, UK
Q3 1878 Pancras 1b 255 fo Thomas Henry G H BROWN m Charlotte CLARE

Individual Note

Charlotte HARRIS was born in Kingston, Oxfordshire in 1829. She was the 8th of 11 children. Charlottes parents were William HARRIS, a Farm Labourer, and Sarah HARRIS nee JONES. Charlotte grew up in a small agricultural village community. In 1848 aged 19, Charlotte married John CLARE, then a Labourer, in Aston Rowant Church. By 1858 Charlotte and John had had 4 children in the Kingston area. The whole family then moved to St Giles, London where John obtained work as a Stableman/Ostler. Charlotte and John had 6 more children in London, including a daughter Ellen CLARE born in 1870. However in the crowded city, Charlotte's husband John died in 1875 aged 49, leaving her with a number of young children. In 1878 Charlotte married a 2nd time, to Thomas Henry BROWN, then a Hydraulic Engineer (illiterate). Charlotte BROWN late CLARE nee HARRIS died in Walworth Infirmary in 1886 aged 57, being survived by her second husband.

Sources

1"Surname Origin". See https://www.surnamedb.com/surname/harris
2"Family Tree". See http://fhweb.fastmail.com/lnk/tree_charlotte_harris_b_1829.pdf
3"Aston Rowant & Lewknor Parish Register" (Oxford Family History Society CD OXF-TH02).
4"UK Census 1841". See http://fhweb.fastmail.com/lnk/c_1841_william_harris.pdf
5"UK Census 1851". See http://fhweb.fastmail.com/lnk/c_1851_john_clare.pdf
6"UK Census 1861". See http://fhweb.fastmail.com/lnk/c_1861_john_clare.pdf
7"UK GRO B Cert.".
8"UK Census 1881". See http://fhweb.fastmail.com/lnk/c_1881_charlotte_brown_late_clare_nee_harris.pdf
9"UK GRO D Cert.". See http://fhweb.fastmail.com/lnk/d_charlotte_brown_formerly_clare_nee_harris.pdf
10"UK GRO M Cert.". See http://fhweb.fastmail.com/lnk/m_john_clare_charlotte_harris.pdf
11Ibid. See http://fhweb.fastmail.com/lnk/m_thomas_brown_charlotte_clare_nee_harris.pdf