William FERRIS of West Tockenham
Adam FERRIS of Bristol
Martha Jane GARDENER
(Abt 1820-1899)
Henry John FERRIS of Bristol


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  • Rosina FERRIS
  • Ada FERRIS

Henry John FERRIS of Bristol

  • Born: 1849, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
  • Christened: 15 Jul 1849, St. George, Brandon Hill, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England 1
  • Married: 28 Dec 1872, St. Peter, Clifton Wood, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England 2
  • Died: 1924, Bristol District, Gloucestershire, England 3

  Research Notes:

In 1881 Henry Ferris (31) of Bristol, married, general laborer, and daughter Rosina Ferris (7) of Bristol, scholar, were with Henry's parents at 4 Limekiln Dock Passage, St. Augustine, Bristol, Gloucestershire. .

In 1891 Henry J Ferris (41) of Bristol, labourer, and wife Rachael (45) of Chippenham Wilts were living at 4 Ship Lane, St. Augustine Bristol Gloucestershire. With them were daughter Ada (15) of Malmesbury Wilts and mother Martha Jane Ferris (71), widow, living on her own means.

In 1901 Henry Ferris (50) of Clifton Glostershire, dock labourer, married, was living in Ship Lane, St. Augustine, Bristol. With him was daughter Ada (25), general servant (domestic).

In 1911 Henry John Ferris (64) of Bristol Gloucestershire, widowed, general labourer, was lodging at 76 Milk St., Bristol.


Presumably this Henry Ferris died aged 74 years. 3

  Marriage Information:

Henry married Rachel BISHOP, daughter of Robert BISHOP and Mary, on 28 Dec 1872 in St. Peter, Clifton Wood, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England. (Rachel BISHOP was born in 1842 in Chippenham, Wiltshire, England, christened on 18 Sep 1842 in Sherston Magna, Wiltshire, England and died in 1898 in the Sherston Magna, Wiltshire, England, aged 55 years.)

  Marriage Notes:

Henry John Ferris, full age, bachelor, haulier, of Limekiln Dock Road, son of Adam Ferris, policeman, and
Rachel Bishop, full age, spinster, of Limekiln Dock Road, daughter of Robert Bishop, labourer

Married after Banns

Witnesses: Richard Wan Johnson, Catherine Moody


1 Brandon Hill St. George Parish Registers, Baptisms, p. 121, no. 967.

2 Clifton Wood St. Peter Parish Registers, Marriages, p. 50, no. 100.

3 England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007, Bristol district, 1st Quarter, vol. 6a, p. 272.

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