Ancestors of James R HARRISON (1881 - 1955)
The HARRISON Family
ROBERT HARRISON born c.1720. Married Ann HARISON on 28th September 1741 in Lythe, Yorks.
WILLIAM HARRISON born 1742 in Lythe. Son of Robert and Ann.
ANN HARRISON born 1743 in Lythe. Daughter of Robert and Ann.
ALICE HARRISON born 1746 in Lythe. Daughter of Robert and Ann. She married John HANSELL on 19 Dec 1779 in Lythe, Yks.
ELIZABETH HARRISON born 1749 in Lythe. Christened 10 Feb 1749 in Lythe. Daughter of Robert and Ann.
JOSEPH HARRISON born 1755 in Lythe. Christened at Lythe on 22 Jun 1755. Son of Robert and Ann.
Married 07 Feb 1785 to JANE FLINTIF.
ROBERT HARRISON born 1757 in Lythe. Son of Robert and Ann.
AMBROSE HARRISON born 1759 in Lythe. Son of Robert and Elizabeth. He married Jane WIDDOWFIELD on 2 August 1785 in Whitby and went on to have several children - Robert (1785) John (1788) Thomas (1791 - died young),William (b 1793), Thomas (b 1796 )and Ann (b 1800). Ambrose died c1828, his wife Jane 16 Jun 1832.
ELIZABETH HARRISON born 1786 in Ellerby, Yorks and christened on 22nd January 1786. Daughter of Joseph and Jane.
WILLIAM HARRISON born 1787 in Ellerby and christened on 28th July 1787. Son of Joseph and Jane. He may have married Ann EMERSON.
THOMAS HARRISON born 1789 in Ellerby and christened on 27 October 1789. Son of Joseph and Jane.
GEORGE HARRISON born 1793 in Ellerby. Son of Joseph and Jane.
ROBERT HARRISON born 1794 in Ellerby and christened on 25 February 1794 at Lythe. Son of Joseph and Jane. Died before 1797.
ROBERT HARRISON born 1797 in Ellerby and christened in April of that year at Lythe. Son of Joseph and Jane.
FRANCES HARRISON born 1801 in Ellerby and christened on 15 May 1801 at Lythe. Daughter of Joseph and Jane.
JOSEPH HARRISON born 1803 in Ellerby and christned on 29 October 1803 at Lythe. Son of Joseph and Jane.
MARY ANN HARRISON born 1807 in Ellerby and christened on 31 May 1807. Daughter of Joseph and Jane.
NANCY HARRISON born 1809 in Ellerby and christened on 27 May 1809. Daughter of Joseph and Jane.
JOSEPH HARRISON born 1816 in Ellerby. Son of William and unknown (perhaps Ann EMERSON). Married 30th March 1839 in Egton to ANNE OXLEY. Anne was born on 11 April 1815 in Glaisdale, Yks. Her parents were Thomas OXLEY and Hannah YEOMAN.
JOHN HARRISON born 27 May 1841 in Egton. Son of Joseph and Anne.
HANNAH HARRISON born 5 December 1843 in Sleights, Yks. Daughter of Joseph and Anne. She married JOHN LOWTHER on 31 December 1864 at Lythe Parish Church, Lythe, Yks. She died on 23 August 1912 in Bramley, Yks and was buried on the 26th August 1912.
ANN ELIZABETH HARRISON born 21 January 1846 in Egton. Daughter of Joseph and Anne. Married William Carr FORTUNE, master mariner (brother of Elizabeth Frances) in 1872 and had six children Frederick George (1876), Sylvia (1877), William (1878), Agnes M (1880), Joseph R (1882) and Nellie (1890). Enumerated at 15 Grey Street, Ruswarp in 1881 Census and were in Hartlepool in 1891.
MARGARET HARRISON born 28 August 1848 in Egton. Daughter of Joseph and Anne. Married John Wood READMAN in 1871 and had six children Ann (1872), Gilbert (1873), Mary (1873), John (1875), Francis (1878) and Thomas Oxley (1880). They were in Aislaby, Yks in the 1881 census. Margaret died around 1883 and her husband remarried to Mary Jane USHAW.
JAMES HARRISON born 7 March 1851 in Egton. Son of Joseph and Anne. Married to Elizabeth Frances FORTUNE in DecQ 1873 (awaiting certificate) See Other Names: Fortune for further details on Elizabeth's family.
WILLIAM HARRISON born 22 March 1854 in Egton and christened on 24 March 1854. Son of Joseph and Anne. He married Mary (unknown) and had two children William (b 1879) and Phoebe (b 1889). In 1901 the family were in St Pauls parish of Hartlepool.
ELIZABETH HARRISON born 22 March 1854 in Egton and christened on 24 March 1854. Daughter of Joseph and Anne. Known as Eliza. In the December Q 1875 she married Henry RAINE (not a relation!). They had at least one child, Henry b 1881. In the 1881 Census, the family were in Aislaby, with Henry working as an Ironstone Miner.
THOMAS OXLEY HARRISON born 28 September 1857 in Egton and christened on 20 October 1857. Son of Joseph and Anne. He married Ann M (unknown) and had at least three children, Henrietta b 1878, Mary W b 1881 and Thomas Oxley HARRISON b 1885.
Thomas appears on the 1881 Census in Stranton, Hartlepool living at 12 Exeter Street and working as a Marine Store Dealer
Thomas HARRISON aged 23 Hd Mar b Egton Yk
Ann M HARRISON aged 27 Wife b Hartlepool
Henrietta HARRISON aged 2 Dau b West Hartlepool
Mary W HARRISON aged 1m b West Hartlepool
Thanks to Lynn Wolfenden I have some information on Thomas Oxley Harrison's son, also called Thomas Oxley Harrison (c1885-1942) in Egton. He married Elizabeth Eleanor WRIGHT and they had 13 children including Hilda, Thomas, Johnnie, Elizabeth, Ernest, Ella, Violet, John, Georgina and William living originally in Middlesbrough before moving down to Rochdale.
MARY HARRISON born 31 July 1860 in Egton and christened 25 November 1860 at St Hilda's, Egton. Daughter of Joseph and Anne.
EDITH A HARRISON born 1874 in Hartlepool. Daughter of James and Elizabeth Frances.
FLORENCE E HARRISON born 1880 in Hartlepool. Daughter of James and Elizabeth Frances.
JAMES ROBERT HARRISON born 1881 in Whitby. Son of James and Elizabeth Frances. Married 26 December 1904 in Hartlepool to HARRIETT ANN KNOWLES. My mother remembers being told that he never really went to school but spent all his time on the fishing boats and consequently never learnt to read and write. After Harriett's death in the 1940s, James pretty much became a vagrant. He married briefly on two more occassions in the 1950s before his death in 1955.
In 1891 they were all listed on the Whitby Census (RG12 3994 136)
In the 1901 Census Edith is a domestic housemaid, living at Victoria Road, Hartlepool, Durham. She is 26 and unmarried. (RG13 4639-176-9-48)
ADA HARRISON born 20th August 1907 in Hartlepool. Daughter of James Robert and Harriett Ann]. Married 26th December 1928 to HENRY FREDERICK CARR at the Congregational Church, Tower Street, Hartlepool. Died 25th September 1989 in Hartlepool.
The FORTUNE Family
Elizabeth Frances FORTUNE married James HARRISON in the December Quarter of 1873 in the Whitby district (awaiting certificate). She was born in 1849 in Whitby and christened on 25 Nov 1849, the daughter of Robert FORTUNE and Mary Ann CARR [a different line to my main Carr family, I'm fairly sure]. Her other siblings were Mary Agnes (b 1841), William Carr (b JunQ 1843) and George (b 1845).
William Carr FORTUNE (b 1843) married Ann Elizabeth HARRISON (b 21 January 1846), sister of James HARRISON in 1872. William was a master mariner. They had six children Frederick George (1876), Sylvia (1877), William (1878), Agnes M (1880), Joseph R (1882) and Nellie (1890). Enumerated at 15 Grey Street, Ruswarp in 1881 Census and were in Hartlepool in 1891.
Robert FORTUNE and Mary Ann CARR were married in the December Quarter of 1840 in the Whitby District (awaiting certificate).
Robert FORTUNE was born in Pickering, Yks in 1816 and was the son of John FORTUNE and Mary WATSON who were married on 5th May 1810 in Whitby. They had two other children, Jane b 1813 and Thomas b 1821.
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