George JEFFERY alias SMITH
(Est 1717-1790)
Christian BENNETTS
William JEFFERY alias SMITH
(1758-After 1841)
Christian SMITH


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John HARRIS of Bolennow Cairn

Christian SMITH

  • Born: 1799, Camborne, Cornwall
  • Christened: 24 Jun 1799, Camborne, Cornwall
  • Married: 9 May 1820, Camborne, Cornwall
  • Buried: 20 Sep 1881, Treslothan by Camborne, Cornwall

   Research Notes:

Called by the diminutive "Kitty" in most of the Censuses.

In 1841, Kitty Harris (40) and husband John Harris (40), copper miner, were living in Bolennow Carne, Camborne. Present were children: John (20), copper miner, William (15), copper miner, Ann (15), mine girl, Matthew (12), copper mine boy, James (9), Samuel (7), Kitty (5), Benjamin (3), Mark (4m). With them also was Eleanor Pascoe (2)

In 1851, Kitty Harris (50) of Camborne, widow, home with family, was living in Troon, Camborne. Present were children (born in Camborne): James (19), copper miner, Samuel (17), copper miner, Kitty (15), scholar, Benjamin (12), copper miner, Mark (10), scholar, Jacob (7), scholar

In 1861, Christian Harris (60) of Camborne, widow, was living in Troon, Camborne. Present were children: Christian (24), work to mine, Benjamin (22), tin miner, Mark (20), engine man, Jacob (17), tin miner

In 1871, Kitty Harris (70) of Camborne, widow, was living in Troon, Camborne. Present were daughter Kitty Harris (33), milliner, son Mark Harris (30), engine man, married, his wife Jane (35) of Camborne.

In 1881, Kitty Harris (81) of Camborne, widow, was living in 48 Laity Row, Camborne. Present were daughter Christine Trevithick (45), widow, milliner, son Mark Harris (40), married, tin mine engine driver, daughter-in-law Jane Harris (46) of Camborne, grandchildren: Edith Harris (9), scholar, Jacob Harris (5), scholar, both born in Camborne.


Kitty Harris of Troon died aged 82 years (burial record).

   Marriage Information:

Christian married John HARRIS of Bolennow Cairn, son of Benjamin HARRIS of Bolennow Cairn and Joan BENNETTS, on 9 May 1820 in Camborne, Cornwall. (John HARRIS of Bolennow Cairn was born in 1792 in Camborne, Cornwall, christened on 28 Mar 1792 in Camborne, Cornwall and died between 1845 and 1851 in Bolennow Cairn, Camborne, Cornwall.)

   Marriage Notes:

John Harris, miner, and Christian Smith

Witnesses: George Smith [brother of the bride], James Shute

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