Parrott, HARRIET 1 2

Birth Name Parrott, HARRIET
Gender female
Age at Death 89 years, 9 months, 3 days


Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth 1861-03-14    
Birth 1862-01-00 Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, England  
4a 5a 6
Christening 1862-04-27 Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, England All Saints
Birth 1866 Winslow area, Buckinghamshire, England from scanned Ken Gurney Family Tree 9/2013
Residence 1871 Tring, Berkhamstead Registration District, Hertfordshire, England  
Event Note

1871 Census of England:
Parrott: Harriet 9, is living with her uncle and aunt: William 44 and Jane 40 Parrott, and their sister-in-law Rose Rodwell 29, in a stand-alone dwelling.
Born: William and Harriet - Leighton Buzzard, Beds; Jane and Rose - Tring, Herts.
Occupation: William - Hawker; Jane and Rose - Straw Plaiters; Harriet - Scholar.

NB Harriet's father and sister - John and Sarah - are living at Barrow Path, Leighton Buzzard, both working. See their entries.

NB2: Jane Parrott may be nee Rodwell, and it may be their parents farther down the sheet:
William 64, and Charlotte 51, Rodwell, daughters Lucy 11 and Emma 9. William is a Master Bricklayer and Charlotte a Straw Plaiter. William and Charlotte are born in Marsworth [?], Bucks, and the daughters in Tring, Herts.

Residence 1881 Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, England Barrow Path
Event Note

1881 Census  of England:
Parrott: Harriet, 19, now living with her sister Sarah, 24, and her husband John Hill, 23, and their children Elizabeth 4,  John 3, and Fred.
Harriet is listed as a Straw Hat Machinist. This fits with their father's trade and Joy Beach's narrative (HF-JB).

Marriage 1882 Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, England Oct-Nov-Dec (see Note)
Event Note

Different folio pg references, same place, same date series as George Austin Horwood, so probably indexing/transcription error -SJL

Residence 1891 Watford, Hertfordshire, England 112 Estcourt Road
Event Note

1891 Census  of England:
Horwood: George 29, Harriet 29, Maggie 5, Rose 1, and Harry  1 mth. Boarding with them is Jane Parrott, 60.  [Presumed to be Harriet's aunt - see Census 1871] The dwelling is a stand-alone building.
Occupation:  George - Carpenter, Maggie - Scholar, and Jane - Straw Plaiter.
Born: George and Harriet are born in Leighton B, Beds; Maggie in Wolverton, Bucks; Rose and Harry in Watford, Herts; and Jane in Wilstone, Herts.

Widowed 1898-08-14 Watford, Hertfordshire, England  
Residence 1901-03-31 Watford, Hertfordshire, England 86 Fearnby Street
Event Note

1901 Census  of England:
Horwood: Harriet (nee Parrott), 39, Maggie 15, Harriet 7, Winifred 5, Fred Austin 2.
Harriet is head of household.
Occupation: Harriet - General Shopkeeper on own account; Maggie - Mother's Help
Born: Harriet - Leighton Buzzard, Beds; Maggie - Stantonbury, Bucks; Winifred and Fred Austin - Watford, Herts

Occupation 1901-03-31 Watford, Hertfordshire, England General Shopkeeper (own account)
Occupation 1939-09-29 Watford, Hertfordshire, England Old Age Pensioner
Death 1950-12-17 Watford, Hertfordshire, England 147 Ridge-lane
Probate 1951-03-16    
Event Note

England and Wales National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations)1858-1966

Horwood, Harriet of 147 Ridge-lane Watford Hertsfordshire widow died 17 December 1950 at The Shrodels Hospital Watford Probate London 16 March [1951]  to Harry Horwood Civil Servant. Effects [Pounds] 2307  7 s. 2d.



Relation to main person Name Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Parrott, JOHN
Mother ??Bates, HANNAH
    Sister     Parrott, [Living]
         Parrott, HARRIET
    Brother     Parrott, Frederick


    Family of Horwood, GEORGE AUSTIN and Parrott, HARRIET
Married Husband Horwood, GEORGE AUSTIN
  1. Horwood, [Living]
  2. Horwood
  3. Horwood
  4. Horwood
  5. Horwood
  6. Horwood, Maggie
  7. Horwood, ROSE
  8. Horwood, Jack
  9. Horwood, Harriet (Hettie)
  10. Horwood, Winifred
  11. Horwood, Fred Austin



  1. Parrott, JOHN
    1. ??Bates, HANNAH
      1. Parrott, [Living]
      2. Parrott, Frederick
      3. Parrott, HARRIET
        1. Horwood, GEORGE AUSTIN
          1. Horwood
          2. Horwood
          3. Horwood, Maggie
          4. Horwood
          5. Horwood
          6. Horwood, ROSE
          7. Horwood, [Living]
          8. Horwood, Jack
          9. Horwood, Harriet (Hettie)
          10. Horwood, Winifred
          11. Horwood, Fred Austin


Source References

  1. Gurney Family - Vera Stuart via EJL
  2. Gurney Family by Vera Stuart
  3. 1939 Register of England and Wales
      • Page: 1939 Register Maggie Horwood and George Beach and Harriet Horwood TNA_R39_1645_1645D_016.pdf and 1939 Register Maggie Horwood and George Beach and Harriet Horwood TNA_R39_1645_1645D_016.jpg
  4. England and Wales, Birth Index, 1837-1920
      • Page: 1862 Jan-Feb-Mar; 3B; 398; 40; Leighton Buzzard; Harriet Parrott, 'England and Wales, Birth Registration Index, 1837-1920' —
  5. 1881 Census of England
      • Page: Leighton Buzzard/6/1641/15/pg23; H Parrott and Hills 1881 England Census -
  7. England Births & Christenings 1538-1975
      • Page: K00360-3; England-ODM; 1279144; Harriett Parrott, 'England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975' —
  8. from scanned K R Gurney Family Tree 9/2013
  9. 1871 Census of England
      • Page: Ref: RG 10/1391/Tring/Wilstone/District No 14/Page 11/Stamped "91"; 1871EnglandCensusForHarrietParrott.jpg
  10. England and Wales, Marriage Registration Index, 1837-1920
      • Page: 1882 Oct-Nov-Dec; 3B; 923; 71; Harriet Parrott, 'England and Wales, Marriage Registration Index, 1837-1920' —
  11. 1891 Census of England
      • Page: Watford/St Andrews/2/1118/51/pg 40; 1891EnglandCensusForRoseHorwood.jpg
  12. England Wales National Probate Calendar
      • Page: 1898, pg 194; EnglandWalesNationalProbateCalendar(IndexofWillsandAdministrations)1858-1966ForGeorgeAustinHorwood.jpg
      • Page: 1951; pg 651; EnglandWalesNationalProbateCalendar(IndexofWillsandAdministrations)1858-1966ForHarrietHorwood.jpg
  13. 1901 Census of England
      • Page: Watford/Watford St Mary/18/54/1318/95/9; 1901 Census Harriet Horwood family HRTRG13_1317_1319-0506.jpg and 1901 Census page 1 Harriet Horwood family HRTRG13_1317_1319-0492.jpg
      • Citation:

        "Boundary:- On the north by the northern wall of the Cemetery & the footpath leading by Victoria School to Merton Road on the east by a line running along the east of the cottages facing the Old Allotment Ground parallel with Merton Road & between No.s 73 & 75 Vicarage Road on the south by the centre of Vicarage Road & on the west by the back walls of the cottages on the west side of Banbury Street and by the western wall of the Cemetery.
        Contents:- Fearnby Street including Cottages facing the Old Allotment Ground. Vicarage Road (from No. 75 to Banbury Street, Oxford Street, Ayuho Street, Souldern Street, and Banbury Street.
        Enumerator: Mr John Ginger [Junior?]"

        transcribed by SJL from 1901 Census page 1 Harriet Horwood family HRTRG13_1317_1319-0492.jpg