Higgins

The Higgins Family of Merriott

18th Century      19th Century         Censuses       20th Century

Earliest Mention in the Records

The surname HIGGINS first appeared in the Parish Registers in the early 18th century with the marriage of William HIGGINS to Elizabeth PITTCHER on 22 May 1705.
William died in 1733.

Their children are recorded as follows:

NAME BAPTISED BURIED MARRIED
William 8 March 1705 [Father William noted as a “Poor Man”] 1 August 1714  
Mary 26 November 1707 Presumably before 1719  
Elizabeth  Illegible date, 1710   8 August 1732 John LAWRENCE 
Jane/Joan 16 August 1713   25 August 1748 Robert LAWRENCE
William 31 May 1715   23 June 1736  Mary HOOPER, of Merriott (no children Baptised at Merriott).
Joseph 26 May 1717 28 November 1722  
Mary (date not given) 1719 4 October 1722  
John 20 February 1721 4 October 1722  
Joseph 24 October 1723 27 March 1768 27 November 1750, Sarah BARTLETT of Crewkerne
(note – from Crewkerne Marriage Register)
John 14 September 1726   30 May 1754, Laodamia HALLETT of Merriott

Other MARRIAGES  in the 18th Century

MALES FEMALES
1781 Jonathan Higgins Susanna Trask
1784 Joseph Higgins m Hester Bishop
1785 Thomas Higgins m Susanna Crabb
1797 George Higgins m Mary Sweet
1774 Elizabeth Higgins m John Buggell (Stafford Barr.)
1787 Parthenia Higgins m James Osborne
1800 Elizabeth Higgins m Henry Osborne
1770 Sarah Higgins (Widow)  m Robert Lawrence

BURIALS

MALES – 5 FEMALES – 5
30 October 1791 John Higgins Pauper
8 October 1795 John Higgins
5 May 1799 John Higgins
27 March 1768 Joseph Higgins
8 July 1733 William Higgins
28 December 1737 Eliz Higgens
23 October 1782 Mary Higgins
14 October 1798 Mary Higgins
18 October 1795 Susanna Higgins
21 March 1782 Susanna Higgins 

Other BAPTISMS  in the 18th Century (and Burials where indicated)

Joseph & Sarah (nee Bartlett)  Higgins Baptism  15 September 1751 Elizabeth
Baptism  18 November 1753 Ruth
Baptism  15 February 1756 Jonathan
Baptism  26 December 1758 Joseph
Baptism  12 January 1761 John
John & Laodamia (nee Hallett) Higgins Baptism  14 March 1755 William
Baptism  1 January 1758 George
Baptism  21 March 1760 Thomas
Burial  25 October 1761 Thomas
Baptism  11 November 1762 Thomas
Baptism 14 October 1764 Parthenia
Burial  13 April 1766 Parthenia
Baptism  13 September 1767 Parthenia
Burial  5 September 1770 George
Baptism  12 May 1771 George
Burial  17 May 1772 George
Baptism  15 July 1774 George
Burial  19 November 1776 George
Jonathan & Susanna (nee Trask) Higgins Baptism  21 March 1782 Joseph  
Thomas & Susanna (nee Crabb) Higgins
[Note: Thomas is noted as a Pauper in 1793]
Baptism 1 September 1785 Benjamin
Burial  26 March 1786 Benjamin
Baptism  21 May 1787 Elizabeth
Baptism  25 May 1789 William
Burial  19 February 1790 William
Baptism  24 June 1792 Thomas
Baptism  8 March 1793 Laodamia
Baptism  25 December 1796 Susanna
Baptism  31 May 1802 Benjamin
Baptism  23 February 1806 Mary
William & Susanna Higgins
[Note: William is noted as a Pauper in 1794]
Baptism  12 May 1777 George
Baptism  5 January 1781 Elizabeth
Baptism  2 June 1783 Ann
Baptism  25 December 1785 John
Baptism  25 May 1789 William
Baptism  17 February 1790 Parthenia
Baptism  1 June 1794 Susanna
Baptism  3 July 1796 Susanna
George & Mary (nee Sweet) Higgins Baptism  22 July 1798 John
Baptism  30 August 1801 John
Baptism  5 January 1806 George
Baptism  24 December 1809 Hannah

Higgins in Merriott in the 19th Century

MARRIAGES

MALES – 7 FEMALES – 6
1812 Thomas Higgins m Charlotte Lawrence
1816 John Higgins m Sarah Woodman
1817 William Higgins m Ann Osborne
1819 Joseph Higgins m Susanna Doutch
1824 Henry Joseph Higgins m Catharine French
1824 John Higgins m Susannah Pattemore
1826 Benjamin Higgins m Jemima Mitchell
1801 Ann Higgins ( Crewkerne) m  William Templeman
1803 Ann Higgins m James Trask
1803 Catharine Higgins m Joseph Hallett (West Chinnock)
1819 Susanna Higgins m  William Bull
1821 Susanna Higgins m John Lawrence
1835 Elizabeth Higgins m George Perry


MARRIAGES post 1837 (extra detail)

Date

Year

Fore-name

Surname

Spouse

Age

Cond

Signed?

Abode

Occ

Father

Father’s Occ

Witness

14-May

1839

Susanna

Higgins

Sampson Pattemore

31

Widow

No

Broadway

Gardener

Peter Pattemore

Gardener

Ann Lawrence

14-May

1839

Sampson

Pattemore

Susanna Higgins

23

Bachelor

No

Broadway

Gardener

John Pattemore

Farmer gardener

Joseph Lawrence

6-Oct

1839

Eliza

Higgins

Simon Rousell

24

Spinster

No

Lower St

Labourer

Thomas Higgins

Farm Gardener

Henry Rousell

6-Oct

1839

Simon

Rousell

Eliza Higgins

24

Bachelor

No

Higher St

Labourer

Robert Rousell

Servant

Elizabeth Follett

25-Nov

1839

Hannah

Higgins

David
William Johnson

20

Spinster

No

Higher St

Glove Sewer

Thomas Higgins

Thatcher

Mary Bull

25-Nov

1839

David William

Johnson

Hannah Higgins

19

Bachelor

Yes

Higher St

Shoemaker

Richard Johnson

Shoemaker

Henry Davis Prince

31-Mar

1840

Sarah

Chant

Frederic Higgins

19

Spinster

No

Higher Street

Servant

John Chant

Traunter

George Meecham

31-Mar

1840

Frederic

Higgins

Sarah Chant

23

Bachelor

No

Higher Street

Sawyer

Thomas Higgins

Gardener

Isaac Osborne

21-Dec

1843

Ann

Higgins

Robert Rousell

23

Spinster

Yes

Lower St

not given

William Higgins

Farm Gardener

Samuel Cridge

21-Dec

1843

Robert

Rousell

Ann Higgins

27

Bachelor

Yes

Church St

Smith

William Rousell

Wheelwright

Isaac Osborne

16-Jun

1846

James

Elswood

Susan Higgins

of age

Bachelor

No

Merriott

Gardener

Thomas Elswood

Carpenter

Thomas Elswood

16-Jun

1846

Susan

Higgins

James Elswood

of age

Spinster

Yes

Merriott

not given

William Higgins

Gardener

Anna Rodgers

16-Jun

1846

Joseph

Goodland

Mary Higgins

of age

Bachelor

Yes

Merriott

Butcher

Benjamin Goodland

Butcher

Robert Rousell

16-Jun

1846

Mary

Higgins

Joseph Goodland

not

Spinster

Yes

Merriott

not given

William Higgins

Gardener

Ann Rousell

11-Dec

1847

Sarah

Higgins

David Hutchings

27

Widow

No

Church Street

Glove Sewer

John Chant

Collier

Hannah Hutchings

11-Dec

1847

David

Hutchings

Sarah Higgins

44

Widower

No

Lower Street

Weaver

John Hutchings

Labourer

Joseph Hutchings

16-Jan

1849

Ann

Higgins

Samuel Marshellsey

22

Spinster

Yes

Bowood Lane

nil

Benjamin Higgins

Farm Gardener

Elizabeth Marshellsey

16-Jan

1849

Samuel

Marshellsey

Ann Higgins

22

Bachelor

Yes

Bowood Lane

Gardener

Robert Marshellsey

Coachman

William Higgins

18-Jun

1850

George

Higgins

Mary Lawrence

22

Bachelor

Yes

Town’s End

Gardener

John Higgins

Gardener

Thomas Higgins

18-Jun

1850

Mary

Lawrence

George Higgins

20

Spinster

Yes

Green Nap, Merriott

Gardener

Richard Lawrence

Yeoman

Mary Shutler

29-Apr

1851

Hannah

Higgins

Job Osborne

27

Spinster

No

Lower St

Domestic

William Higgins

Gardener

Alfred Raindle

29-Apr

1851

Job

Osborne

Hannah Higgins

24

Bachelor

Yes

Lower St

Gardener

Job Osborne

Gardener

Joseph Goodland

4-Sep

1851

Thomas

Higgins

Mary Shutler

24

Bachelor

Yes

Higher Street

Tailor

Thomas Higgins

Thatcher

John Shutler

4-Sep

1851

Mary

Shutler

Thomas Higgins

26

Spinster

Yes

Mark’s Barn

Domestic

William Shutler

Yeoman

Mary Ann Shutler

14-Feb

1852

Eleanor

Eason

George Higgins

29

Spinster

Yes

Lower St

Glove Sewer

Sampson Eason

Gardener

Samuel Rousell

14-Feb

1852

George

Higgins

Eleanor Eason

32

Bachelor

Yes

Lower St

Waterpipe manuf.

John Higgins

Thatcher

Henry Osborne

24-Aug

1852

Sarah

Higgins

Alfred Cridge

27

Spinster

No

Lower St

Glove Sewer

John Higgins

Thatcher

Charles England

24-Aug

1852

Alfred

Cridge

Sarah Higgins

32

Bachelor

Yes

Green Nap, Merriott

Butcher

John Cridge

Gardener

Anna Rogers

7-Apr

1857

William

Higgins

Anna Farr

23

Bachelor

No

Merriott

Trantor?

John Higgins

Gardener

John Higgins

7-Apr

1857

Anna

Farr

William Higgins

19

Spinster

Yes

Merriott


James Farr

Gardener

Samuel Wills

26-Dec

1865

John

Higgins

Anna Maria Harwood

full

Bachelor

Yes

Merriott

Butcher

John Higgins

Gardener

Joseph Harwood

26-Dec

1865

Anna Maria

Harwood

John Higgins

full

Spinster

Yes

Merriott

Samuel Harwood

Flax Dresser

Susan Pattemore

10-Sep

1868

Ebenezer Samuel

Bellchambers

Louisa Higgins

26

Bachelor

Yes

Merriott

Gardener

Samuel Bellchambers

Schoolmaster

Robert, Ann, Lawrence

10-Sep

1868

Louisa

Higgins

Ebenezer S Bell-
chambers

24

Spinster

Yes

Merriott


Benjamin Higgins

Gardener

Mary Bell-
chambers

10-Sep

1868

Benjamin

Higgins

Ann Mitchell

36

Bachelor

Yes

Merriott

Gardener

Benjamin Higgins

Gardener

Mary Bellchambers

10-Sep

1868

Ann

Mitchell

Benjamin Higgins

33

Spinster

Yes

Merriott

John Mitchell

Gardener

Wm Mitchell; Ann Lawrence

13-Jan

1878

Henry

Wills

Ellen Higgins

20

Bachelor

Yes

Merriott

Mechanic

George Wills

Gardener

Francis Wills

13-Jan

1878

Ellen

Higgins

Henry Wills

24

Spinster

Yes

Merriott


George Higgins

Labourer

Lucy Wills

3-Dec

1878

Thomas

Elswood

Emma Higgins

23

Bachelor

Yes

Merriott

Carpenter

Not known

James Harvey Rendell

3-Dec

1878

Emma

Higgins

Thomas Elswood

23

Spinster

Yes

Merriott

Thomas Higgins

Tailor

Sarah Higgins

10-Jun

1881

Joseph

Cray

Sarah Higgins

41

Bachelor

Yes

Frome

Packer

Thomas
Cary

Gardener

Thomas Elswood

10-Jun

1881

Sarah

Higgins

Joseph Cray

29

Spinster

Yes

Merriott


Thomas Higgins

Tailor

Emma Elswood

6-Aug

1894

John William

Stoodley

Lily Louisa Higgins

22

Bachelor

Yes

Crewkerne

Butcher

Fred Stoodley

Clerk

Hannah Higgins

6-Aug

1894

Lily Louisa

Higgins

John William Stoodley

19

Spinster

Yes

Merriott

John
Higgins (deceased)

Butcher

John Higgins

30-May

1898

Walter Wordsworth

Bone

Mary Susan Higgins

28

Bachelor

Yes

..S Swithin, Bath

Wine Merchant

John Cage Richard Bone

School Master

Jane Bone; H. Higgins

30-May

1898

Mary Susan

Higgins

Walter Wordsworth Bone

28

Spinster

Yes

Merriott


John Higgins (deceased)

Butcher

A Thomas; John Bone & others

4-Jun

1900

John

Pamphlett

Hannah Higgins

55

Widower

Yes

Merriott

School Master

William Pamphlett (deceased)

Appointer of Weighers

Annie England; John Higgins

4-Jun

1900

Hannah

Higgins

John Pamphlett

33

Spinster

Yes

Merriott

John Higgins (deceased)

Butcher

Maude Parkinson; RL Read

BAPTISMS 1801 – early 1876

Thomas (a Gardener) & Charlotte (nee Lawrence) Higgins 15 January 1815 Elizabeth
15 January 1815 Eliza
12 April 1819 Frederick
12 April 1819 Anna
4 June 1821 John
12 May 1823 Lizey
12 February 1826 Thomas
William (a Gardener) & Ann (nee Osborne) Higgins 24 May 1819 George
26 December 1820 Ann
31 May 1824 Hannah
16 May 1825 Susanna
23 May 1830 Mary
Joseph (a Labourer) & Susanna (nee Doutch) Higgins 15 May 1820 Thomas
23 December 1827 Eleanor
John (a Thatcher/ Gardener) & Susanna (nee Pattemore) Higgins 31 May 1824 John
26 December 1825 Hannah
25 December 1827 George
4 April 1830 John
24 February 1833 William

[Note, John died in 1833; Susanna had a daughter, Susan, in 1838, and married Sampson PATTEMORE in 1839].
Susan (a Widow) Higgins 23 December 1838 Susan, B. B.
John (a Thatcher) & Sarah (nee Woodman) Higgins 25 December 1827 Sarah
Benjamin (a Gardener) & Jemima (nee Mitchell) Higgins 6 January 1828 Ann
19 October 1829 William
25 December 1832 Benjamin
24 November 1834 Thomas
4 November 1836 Joseph
6 April 1839 Louisa
5 June 1842 Thomas
7 July 1844 Louisa
Hannah (a Spinster/ Glove Sewer) Higgins 26 November 1839 Sarah Johnson, BB [Note: Hannah married David William Johnson on 27 November 1839.] 
Thomas (a Tailor/ Publican) & Mary (nee Shutler) Higgins 17 November 1851 Sarah
1 March 1854 John Thomas
12 August 1855 Emma
10 January 1858 Mary Ann
13 April 1862 Eliza
[Note: Abode is given as Broadway in 1854 & 1855 whilst
noted as a Publican.  Later, in 1881, Thomas & family are listed as living at the Blair Athol Hotel].
George (a Labourer/ Brick Maker) & Eleanor (nee Eason)
Higgins
7 August 1853 Ellen
12 August 1855 William
22 February 1858 Lewellin
14 August 1859 George
10 April 1864 Sarah
William (a Tranter/ Gardener/ Labourer) &
Hannah/Anna  (nee Farr) Higgins
3 January 1858 Mary
7 July 1859 Annie Eliza
11 October 1860 Mary Susan
10 September 1862 John
21 May 1865 Hannah Lydia
30 March 1867 John
15 July 1869 George
6 March 1872 Joseph
John (a Butcher) & Anna Maria (nee Harwood) Higgins 9 December 1866 Hannah
13 March 1870 Mary Susan
18 May 1872 John
14 February 1875 Lily Louisa
George (a Tranter) & Mary Higgins 6 January 1867 Robert
14 April 1872 John
 [Note: abode given as
Fisherton, Salisbury, Wiltshire]
Benjamin (a Gardener) & Ann (nee Mitchell) Higgins 10 January 1875 Louisa

BURIALS 1801- 1900

MALES – 22 FEMALES – 19
1 February 1864 Benjamin Higgins 63
27 December 1842 Frederick Higgins 26
2 December 1808 George Higgins
15 October 1819 George Higgins 6 mo
21 September 1833 George Higgins 56
26 July 1869 George Higgins 2w
11 September 1880 George Higgins 60
15 February 1833 John Higgins 32
27 February 1841 John Higgins 53
19 February 1863 John Higgins 7 mo
13 January 1882 John Higgins 51
10 March 1854 John Thomas Higgins 2 w
6 March 1858 Llewellyn Higgins 2 mo
21 March 1810 Thomas Higgins
29 November 1834 Thomas Higgins 74
9 January 1835 Thomas Higgins 2 mo
13 February 1843 Thomas Higgins infant
28 July 1892 Thomas Higgins 67
30 November 1817 William Higgins 2w
25 June 1829 William Higgins 75
26 February 1850 William Higgins 20
28 May 1862 William Higgins 74
2 June 1822 Ann Higgins 4 mo
14 February 1859 Ann Higgins 71
25 April 1829 Catharine Higgins 36
22 January 1830 Catharine Higgins 1
7 February 1878 Charlotte Higgins 97
11 October 1811 Elizabeth Higgins
8 April 1824 Elizabeth Higgins 2
5 February 1857 Elizabeth Higgins 6
8 January 1819 Hannah Higgins 9
1 June 1841 Hannah Higgins 17
25 May 1879 Jemima Higgins 78
3 June 1810 Laodamia Higgins
13 February 1843 Louisa Higgins 4
1 January 1830 Mary Higgins 2 mo
10 November 1848 Mary Higgins 76
18 March 1858 Mary Higgins 2 mo
2 November 1897 Mary Higgins 72
5 April 1853 Parthenia Higgins 62
13 December 1808 Susanna Higgins
17 July 1814 Susanna Higgins 50

Estate Duty Wills at the Somerset Record Office

HIGGINS William 1829 Merriott
HIGGINS Thomas 1839 Merriott
HIGGINS Parthenia 1853 Merriott (daughter of William HIGGINS above)   DDSB/35/8:  Will of Parthenia Higgins of Merriott, spinster.  Dated 1845, died 1853, proved 1877
with release.

1873 Returns of Owners of Land of more than one acre

HIGGINS, Benjamin of Merriott; over 4 acres.

CENSUSES (excluding 1881)     1841    1851   1861    1871  1891   1901  1911

YEAR REF ABODE NAME, AGE (etc), OCCUPATION, WHERE BORN (Y = Somerset)
1841 9 Lower Street  Higgins William 56 M Gardener Y
Higgins Ann 50 F Y
Higgins Ann 20 F Y
Higgins Hannah 15 F Y
Higgins Susan 15 F Y
Higgins Mary 14 F Y
1841 10 Lower Street Higgins Sarah 55 F Nurse Y
Higgins George 20 M Labour Y
Higgins Sarah 15 F Y
1841 10  Lower Street Higgins Parthenia 50 F Ind Y
Sweet John 45 M Ag. Lab Y
Sweet Susan 45 F Y
Sweet Susan 15 F Y
Sweet Ann 11 F Y
Sweet John 9 M Y
Sweet Parthenia 6 F Y
1841  23 Boozer Higgins Mary 60 Gardener Born Som Higgins George 14 Born Som
1841 27 Higher Street  Higgins Charl(otte) 50 Ind Born Som Higgins Thomas 15 ? Born Som
1841 27 Higher Street Higgins Frederick 35 Sawyer Born Som Higgins Sarah 20 Born Som
1841 28/29 Church Street Pattemore Sampson 25 M Gardener
Pattemore Susan 40 F
Pattemore Susan 2 F 
Higgins John 9 M
Higgins William 5 M
[Note: All Born Somerset]
1841 41 Eggwood Hills Higgins Benjamin 40 M Gardener Y
Higgins Jemima 40 F Y
Higgins Ann 15 F Y
Higgins William 10 M Y
Higgins Benjamin 5 M Y
Higgins Joseph 4 M Y
Higgins Louisa 2 F Y
1851 318 047 Lower Street  Higgins Parthenia Head U 61 Landed Proprietor Som, Merriott
Lawrence John Nephew U 19 M Agr. Lab Som, Merriott
Lawrence Parthenia Niece U 16 F Glover Som, Merriott
1851 318 050  Lower Street Higgins William Head M 60 Market Gardener Som, Merriott
Higgins Anne Wife M 60 F Wife Som, Merriott
Higgins Hannah Dau U 26 F Daughter Som, Merriott
1851 320 062 Lower Street Higgins Sarah Head W 66 Nurse Som, Norton Fitzwarren
Higgins George Son U 30 M Agr. Lab Som, Merriott
Higgins Sarah Dau U 25 F Domestic duties at home Som, Merriott
1851 330 018 Higher Street Higgins Charlotte Head W 60 Pauper Som, Merriott
Rowsell Simeon Lodger M 35 M Ag. Lab Som, Merriott
Rowsell Eliza Lodger M 36 F Glover Som, Merriott
1851 342 101 Sockety Higgins Benjamin Head M 51 M Market Gardener Som, Merriott
Higgins Jemima Wife M 49 F Wife of Market Gardener Som, Merriott
Higgins Benjamin Son U 19 M Som, Merriott
Higgins Joseph Son U 14 M Som, Merriott
Higgins Louisa Dau 6 F Som, Merriott
1851 342 104 Higher St Pattemore Sampson Head M 30 M Gardener Som, Merriott
Pattemore Susan Wife M 47 F Som, Merriott
Higgins John Son U 21 M Som, Merriott
Higgins William Son U 18 M Som, Merriott
Pattemore Susan Dau 7 F Som, Merriott
1851 468 040 North Street Crewkerne – Volunteer
Inn
Higgins George Head M 25 Inn Keeper Merriott
Higgins Mary Wife M 21 F Merriott
Higgins Elizabeth Dau U 1m F Crewkerne
Laurence Chris’tn Visitor U 17 F Merriott
1861 28 015 Broadway Higgins William Head M 29 Ag Lab Som, Merriott
Higgins Hannah Wife M 23 F Som, Merriott
Higgins Ann Eliza Dau U 2 F Som, Merriott
Higgins Mary A Dau U 7 m Som, Merriott
Farr Oliver Boarder U 20 M Ag Lab Som, Merriott
Farr Soloman Boarder U 19 M Ag Lab Som, Merriott
1861  36 092 Eggwood Higgins Benjamin Head M 61 Market Gardener Som, Merriott
Higgins Jemima Wife M 60 F Som, Merriott
Higgins Benjamin Son U 39 M Market Gardener Som, Merriott
Higgins Louisa Dau U 17 F Som, Merriott
Marshalsay Herbert H Grandson U 6 M Scholar Som, Merriott
Mitchell Ann Boarder U 26 F Dress Maker Som, Merriott
1861 40 137 Lower Street Higgins George Head M 40 Ag. Lab Som, Merriott
Higgins Ellenen Wife M 39 Som, Merriott
Higgins Ellen Dau U 7 F Scholar Som, Merriott
Higgins William Son U 5 Scholar Som, Merriott
Higgins George Son U 1 Som, Merriott
1861 42 146 Lower Street  Higgins William Head W 74 Market Gardener Som, Merriott
Goodland William Grandson U 14 M Som, Merriott
1861 50 034 High Street Higgins Thomas Head M 36 Taylor Som, Merriott
Higgins Mary Wife M 38 F Som, Merriott
Higgins Sarah Dau U 9 F Scholar Som, Merriott
Higgins Emma Dau U 6 Scholar Som, Merriott
Higgins Mary Anne Dau U 3 Scholar Som, Merriott
1861 54 081 High Street Cridge Alfred Head M 41 M Butcher Som, Merriott
Cridge Sarah Wife M 36 F Som, Merriott
Cridge Mary Dau U 8 F Som, Merriott
Cridge Walter Son U 2 M Som, Merriott
Higgins Sarah Visitor W 77 F Som, Merriott
1861 56 109  High Street Pattemore Sampson Head M 49 M Gardener Som, Merriott Pattemore Susan Wife M 61 F Som, Merriott
Higgins John Step Son U 30 M Som, Merriott
1871 7 025 Lower Street  Higgins John Head M 40 Butcher Som, Merriott
Higgins Maria Wife M 33 F Butcher’s wife Som, Merriott
Higgins Hannah Dau U 4 F Som, Merriott
Higgins Mary Susan Dau U 1 Som, Merriott
Harwood Hannah Mother W 61 F Som, East
Chinnock
1871 8 036  Lower Street Higgins George Head M 51 Ag. Lab Som, Merriott
Higgins Ellen Wife M 48 F Som, Merriott
Higgins Ellen Dau U 18 F Servant Som, Merriott
Higgins William Son U 16 Servant Som, Merriott
Higgins Sarah Dau U 7 Scholar Som, Merriott
1871 17 112 Higher Street Higgins Thomas Head M 45 Tailor Som, Merriott
Higgins Charlotte Mother W 81 F Som, Merriott
Higgins Mary Wife M 48 F Som, Merriott
Higgins Eliza Dau U 9 Som, Merriott
1871 72 124  Egwood Higgins Benjamin Head M 39 Farmer 20 acres Som, Merriott
Higgins Ann Wife M 37 F Domestic duties Som, Merriott
Higgins Jemima Mother W 70 F Retired Farmer’s wife Som, Merriott
Bellchambers Ann Granddau U 18m F Som, Taunton
Marshalsay Herbert S Nephew U 15 M Farmer’s son Som, Ilminster
1871 74 147 Beadons Lane Higgins William Head M 38 Labourer Som, Merriott
Higgins Hannah Wife M 32 F Dressmaker Som, Merriott
Higgins Susan Dau U 10 F School Som, Merriott
Higgins Ann Dau U 6 School Som, Merriott
Higgins John Son U 4 School Som, Merriott
1871  26 034  Crewkerne  Higgins William Head M 71 Yeoman Retired Som, Crewkerne
Higgins Amy Wife M 66 F Imbecile Devon, Totnes
Higgins Frances Dau U 41 F Som, North Perrott
Tucker Sarah Housekeeper U 37 F Housekeeper Dorset, Stoke Abbott
Parsons Ann Servt U 13 F General Servant Som, Merriott
1891 2 142 012 Lower Street  Higgins Ellen Head W 66 Living on own means Merriott
Eason Jane Emma Lodger S 23 Picker in Canvas Sail Cloth Factory Merriott
1891 5 144 034 Lower Street Higgins Maria Head W 52 Butcher Mosterton
Higgins Hannah Dau S 24 Assistant Mistress School  Merriott
Higgins John Son S 19 Butcher  Merriott
Higgins Lily Dau S 16 Dressmaker  Merriott
Parkinson Maude Boarder S 17 School Teacher  Merriott
1891 20 151 131 Higher Street Higgins Thomas Head M 66 Tailor Merriott
Higgins Mary Wife M 63 Merriott
1891 34 158 223 Broadway Higgins Hannah Head Widow 51 Shirt Seamstress Crewkerne, Somerset
Farr Jane Niece S 5 Crewkerne, Somerset
1891 32 125 034 Lopen Higgins Benjamin Head M 59 Agricultural Labourer Merriott
Higgins Ann Wife M 56 Merriott
Higgins Louisa Dau S 16 Shirtmaker  Merriott
1901 25 67 175 Lower St Higgings John Head M 28 Butcher Own account Merriott
Higgings Annie Constance Wife M 25 Stoke …..
1901 27 68 193 Lower St Higgings Ellen Head W 78 On own means Merriott
1901 12 60 91 Church St Higgins Benjamin Head M 69 Own account Merriott
Higgins Alice Wife M 66 Merriott
Higgins Louisa Dau S 26 Shirt Worker Merriott
Higgins Eva Louisa Stickland Granddau 3 m Merriott

1911 Census:

RefNo of RoomsAbodePersons
993Lower StreetHIGGINS Ellen Head 89 W 5 children born alive 2 still living; Old Age Pensioner born Merriott
1424Merriott, CrewkerneSTICKLAND William Head 37 M Carpenter Employer born Combe St Nicholas SOM
STICKLAND Louisa Wife 36 Married 1 year 2 children born alive 2 still living(?) born Merriott
HIGGINS Eva Dau 10 School born Merriott
STICKLAND Florence Dau 4m born Merriott
1582Higher StreetHIGGINS Benjamin Head 78 M Old Age Pensioner born Merriott
HIGGINS Anna Wife 75 Married 45 years 3 children born alive 2 still living; Old Age Pensioner born Merriott
326460 Bridge Road, West Ham ESSEX

RIDER Mary Hannah Head 49 W Married 24 years 1 child born alive 1 still living; Machinist Dressmaker Own Account At Home born Merriott [nee HIGGINS]
RIDER Frederic Albert Son 23 S Tile Fixer for Builder, Worker born Poplar East LONDON
394Southleigh, Havant, HAMPSHIRE





HIGGINS Arthur Head 33 M Coachman (Domestic) Worker born Yeovil SOM
HIGGINS Mary Wife 34 Married 9 years 4 children born alive 4 still living; born Merriott [nee MITCHELL]
HIGGINS Thomas Son 8 born Crewkerne SOM
HIGGINS Arthur Son 5 born Chichester SUSSEX
HIGGINS William Son 3 Chichester SUSSEX
HIGGINS Cecil Son 1 born Southleigh HAMPSHIRE

 

Higgins in Merriott in the 20th Century

There were only a few mentions of the surname HIGGINS in the early 20th Century Parish Records.

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