Parrott, HARRIET 1 2

Birth Name Parrott, HARRIET
Gender female
Age at Death 88 years, 11 months, 16 days


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 1862-01-00 Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, England   3a 4a 5
Christening 1862-04-27 Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, England All Saints 6a
Birth 1861-03-14     7a
Birth 1866 Winslow area, Buckinghamshire, England from scanned Ken Gurney Family Tree 9/2013 8
Residence 1871 Tring, Berkhamstead Registration District, Hertfordshire, England   9a
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 4a
Marriage 1882 Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, England Oct-Nov-Dec (see Note) 10a
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 11a
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   12a
Residence 1901-03-31 Watford, Hertfordshire, England 86 Fearnby Street 13a
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 7a
Death 1950-12-17 Watford, Hertfordshire, England 147 Ridge-lane 12b
Probate 1951-03-16     12b
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 Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Parrott, JOHN18371881
Mother Bates, HANNAH1836-07-03before 1871
    Sister     Parrott, Sarah about 1857
         Parrott, HARRIET 1862-01-00 1950-12-17
    Brother     Parrott, Frederick 1859 before 1871


Family of Horwood, GEORGE AUSTIN and Parrott, HARRIET

Married Husband Horwood, GEORGE AUSTIN ( * 1862 + 1898-08-14 )
Name Birth Date Death Date
[Living], [Living]
Horwood, Maggie1885-08-23
Horwood, ROSE1889-08-301970-08-00
Horwood, Jack1892-08-221981
Horwood, Harriet (Hettie)1893-09-191981
Horwood, Winifred1895-08-041947-12-07
Horwood, Fred Austin1898-06-051954

Source References

  1. Vera (Gurney) Stuart via E J Leader: Gurney Family - Vera Stuart via EJL
  2. Vera (Gurney) Stuart copied by S J Leader: Gurney Family by Vera Stuart
  3. 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' —
  4. UK Government: 1881 Census of England
      • Page: Leighton Buzzard/6/1641/15/pg23; H Parrott and Hills 1881 England Census -
      • Citation:

        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.

        John is a Coachbuilder.
        Harriet is listed as a Straw Hat Machinist. This fits with their father's trade and Joy Beach's narrative (HF-JB).

  6. via Family Search: England Births & Christenings 1538-1975
      • Page: K00360-3; England-ODM; 1279144; Harriett Parrott, 'England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975' —
  7. UK Goverment: 1939 Register of England and Wales
      • Page: RG101/1645D/016/36 Letter Code:; 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
  8. Kenneth Ronald Gurney: K R Gurney Family Tree 9/2013 (scanned)
  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