French in Censuses

French in Merriott Censuses

(Excluding 1881)  1841        1851       1861        1871        1891        1901          1911

YEAR REF ABODE NAME, AGE, (etc), OCCUPATION, WHERE BORN
1841 38 Broadway French Josias 40 M Lime Burner
French Katherine? 35 F
French Ann 10 F 
French Katherine 9 F
French Elizabeth 5 F
French ? Hannah 70 F
[Note: All Born Som]
1841 46 Billing’s Mill French Josias 40 M Miller
French Rebecca 35 F
French William 10 M 
French Josias 8 M
French John 6 M
French Emma Read 4 F
[Note: All Born Somerset] 
1841 46 Shutteroaks French Roger 40 M Yeoman
French Lucy 35 F
French Lucy 12 F 
French Sarah 6 F
French Nancy 4 F
French Charlotte 2 F
[Note: All Born Somerset]
1851 352 041 Ashwell Lane French Josias Head M 54 M Miller
French Rebecca Wife M 48 F Miller’s Wife
French Samuel Son U 23 M Miller’s Son
French William Son U 21 M Miller’s Son
French Josias Son U 19 M Miller’s Son
French John Son U 17 M Miller’s Son
French Emma Dau U 15 F Miller’s Daughter
[Note: all born Merriott except Rebecca, born Crewkerne]
1851 472 079 Ashlands French Phebe Head M 35 F Agr. Lab Merriott
French Charlotte Dau U 19 F Factory Girl Merriott
French Mary A Dau U 19 F Factory Girl Merriott
French William Son U 14 M Agr. Lab Merriott
French Elizabeth Dau U 12 F Merriott
1861 35 085 Broadway French Josias Head M 38 M Grocer. ? Actually 28 Som, Merriott
French Sarah Wife M 26 F Som, Crewkerne
French Charles Son U 4 M Scholar Som, Crewkerne
French William Son U 2 M Som, Merriott
French Lucy Jane Dau U 1 F Som, Merriott
1861 35 086 Broadway French Josias Head M 64 M Proprietor of Houses Som, Merriott
French Rebecca Wife M 57 F Som, Crewkerne
French Emma Dau U 23 Som, Merriott
French John Grandson U 5 M Scholar Devon, Exeter
1861 43 156 Lower St French Hannah Head W 63 F Glover Som, Merriott
French Elizabeth Dau U 24 F Glover Som, Merriott
French Maryann Dau U 18 F Som, Merriott
1861 37 105 Lower St French Phoebe Head U 68 F Pauper Som, Merriott French Maryann Dau U 23 F Glover Som, Merriott
1871 60 001 Bell Inn French William Head M 41 M Brewer Som, Merriott
French Harriett Wife M 38 F Som, Bishops Hull
French Sarah Dau U 14 F Scholar Som, Merriott
French William Henry Son U 8 M Scholar Som, Merriott
French Anna Maria Dau U 4 F Scholar Som, Merriott
French Samuel Son U 3 M Som, Merriott
1871 60 002 Broadway French Josias Head M 74 M Retired Brewer Som, Merriott
French Rebecca Wife M 67 F Som, Crewkerne
French John Grandson U 14 M Devon, Exeter
1871 60 004 Broadway French Sarah Elizabeth Head W 37 F Baker & Grocer Som, Crewkerne
French Charles Son U 13 M Baker & Grocer Som, Crewkerne
French William Son U 12 M Scholar Som, Merriott
French Clara Dau U 10 F Scholar Som, Merriott
French Ruth Dau U 6 F Scholar Som, Merriott
French Samuel Son U 4 M Scholar Som, Merriott
1871 62 017 Lopen French Phoebe Head W 70 F Som, Merriott
French Stephen Son U 50 M Pensioner Som, Merriott
French Elizabeth Granddau U 10 F Som, Merriott
1871 66 062  Marks Barn French John Head M 64 M Farmer 43acres 2men Dorset, Alweston?
French Elizabeth Wife M 67 F 1 woman, 1 Boy Som, East Pennard
1891 3 143 022 Lower Street (Laurel House) French John Head M 36 Accountant  Devon, Exeter
French Mary Anna Wife M 36 Som, Merriott
French Ettie Blanche Dau S 10 Scholar Merriott
French Leonard C? Son S 9 Scholar Merriott
French Stanley Harold Son S 7 Scholar Merriott
French Mildred Lucy Dau S 5 Merriott
1891 14 148 089  Lower Street French John E Head M 33 Miller & Baker Devon, Plymouth
French Annie Wife M 29 Australia
French Ella Dau 5 Merriott
French Edward V Son 3 Merriott
French Arthur Jno Son 1 Merriott
1891 31 157 207 Billing’s Mill French John Head M 71 Miller  Devonport, Devon
French Rebekah Wife M 70 Egg Buckland, Devon
French Rebecca Dau S 41 Housekeeper  Walkhampton, Devon
1891 33 158 215 Knap French Samuel Head S 23 Baker & Grocer Merriott French Clara A Sister S 29 Merriott
1901 16 62 119 Billings Mill French John G Head M 43 Miller of Flour Mills  At
home Devon, Plymouth
French Annie Wife M 39 Australia
French Ella Dau S 15 School Teacher Board Merriott
French Edward Son S 13 Merriott
French Arthur Son S 11 Merriott
1901 31 70 227 Shiremoor Hill French John Head W 81 Retired Miller Devonport
French Rebecca Dau S 51 Housekeeper Walkampton Devon

1911 Census:

RefNo of RoomsAbodePersons
108Merriott MillsFRENCH John Edward Head 53 M Miller & Corn Merchant Employer Working Home born Plymouth DEVON
FRENCH Constance Ellen Wife 48 Married 5 years No children born Cardiff GLAMORGAN
FRENCH Edward Victor Son 23 S Miller born Merriott
LINDEN Jane Visitor 62 W born Egg Buckland DEVON
487Croft House, All Cannings, Devizes, WILTSHIRE









MULLINS John Francis Head 37 M Store Proprietor Employer born Somerton SOM
MULLINS Clara Annie Wife 43 Married 15 years 5 children born alive 5 still living; born Merriott [nee FRENCH]
MULLINS William Francis Son 14 School born All Cannings, WILTSHIRE
MULLINS Stanley Harold Son 13 School born All Cannings WILTSHIRE
MULLINS Charles Vivian Son 12 School born All Cannings WILTSHIRE
MULLINS Robert Son 11 School born All Cannings WILTSHIRE
MULLINS Murial Constance Dau 7 School born All Cannings WILTSHIRE
MULLINS William Snr Father 68 W Father helping on Farm, born Ilminster SOM
DOWLING Edith Elizabeth Boarder 18 S Shop Assistant Worker born Sturminster Newton DORSET

198488 Brumer Road, Walthams Tow, West Ham, ESSEX




SMITH Thomas William Head 48 M Furniture Porter for Furniture Warehouse, Worker born St George Hanover Square, LONDON
SMITH Anna Maria Wife 44 Married 23 years 1 child born alive 1 still living; born Merriott [ nee FRENCH]
SMITH William Thomas Son 21 S Oilman's Assistant Worker born St Pancras LONDON
SMITH Florence Beatrice Dau 4 born Hackney LONDON
SMITH Heath Adopted Dau 6 School, birthplace not given
40432A Bakers Avenue, Walthamstow ESSEX

THURLBY Arthur Head 52 M Coffee Hall Keeper on Own Account born Barnsbury Islington LONDON
THURLBY Sarah Wife 54 Married 32 years 0 children; born Merriott [nee FRENCH]
110620 Folkestone Road, Portsmouth HAMPSHIRE




PARIS William Richard Head 29 M Signal Boatswain Warrant Officer Royal Navy born Camberwell LONDON
PARIS Mildred Lucy Wife 24 Married 1 year 1 child born alive 1 still living; born Merriott [nee FRENCH]
PARIS John French Son 3m born Portsmouth HAMPSHIRE
FRENCH Mary Anna Mother in Law 57 W born Merriott
TITNUSS Charles Montague Visitor 12 School born Camberwell LONDON