William Elsey
(Abt 1820-)
Harriet Elsey
(Abt 1855-1938)


Family Links

1. Arthur Chatten

2. Walter Saunders

Harriet Elsey

  • Born: Abt 1855, Thorpe Abbott, Norfolk
  • Marriage (1): Arthur Chatten on 22 Oct 1875 in Brockdish, Norfolk
  • Marriage (2): Walter Saunders in 1909
  • Died: 1938 aged about 83

bullet  General Notes:

Marriages Dec qtr 1875 Elsey Harriet Depwade 4b 581

1881 census Factory Square, Brockdish
Arthur Chatten age 26 Brockdish, Norfolk Head Brockdish, Norfolk, occ farm labourer
Harriott Chatten age 26 Thorpe Abbott, Norfolk wife Brockdish, Norfolk
Alice Chatten age 3 Brockdish, Norfolk daughter Brockdish, Norfolk
Albert Chatten age 2 Brockdish, Norfolk son Brockdish, Norfolk
George W Chatten age 6m Brockdish, Norfolk son Brockdish, Norfolk
1881 census rg11 1965 26 13

1891 census Factory Square Brockdish
Harriet Chatten age 36 Thorpe Abbotts, Norfolk Head Brockdish Norfolk, widow , occ drabbett weaver
William Chatten age 15 Brockdish, Norfolk son Brockdish Norfolk
Anna Chatten age 9 Brockdish, Norfolk daughter Brockdish Norfolk
Honor Chatten age 7 Brockdish, Norfolk daughter Brockdish Norfolk
Beatrice Chatten age 2 Brockdish, Norfolk daughter Brockdish Norfolk
1891 census rg12 1543 22 11
Note Drabett - twill-weave linen fabric, sold unbleached for domestic purposes

1901 census Factory Square
Harriet Chatton age 42 Thorpe Abbotts Head Brockdish Norfolk, widow
Albert Chatton age 21 Brockdish son Brockdish Norfolk , occ ag lab
Anna Chatton age 18 Brockdish daughter Brockdish Norfolk
Beatrice Chatton age 12 Brockdish daughter Brockdish Norfolk
1901 census rg13 1860 23 12

is this a second marriage ?
marriages Dec qtr 1909 Chatten Harriet Elsey Hartismere 4a 1922

also listed
GOLDSMITH Alice Hartismere 4a 1922
HOWLETT Elijah Hartismere 4a 1922

SAUNDERS William James Hartismere 4a 1922

this census entry ties in with Harriet but the Head of house has a different first name to the marriage entry, however this is the ony Harriett b 1855 in Thorp Abbots found on the 1911 census.
Mendham is about 4 miles from Brockdish

1911 Census completed by head of family
Name Relationship Status Years Married age Occupation Birthplace
Walter Saunders Head Married 1 5mon 50 Norfolk Wortell Farm Labour /should be Wortwell ??
Harriet Saunders Wife Married 1 5mon 53 Norfolk Thorp Abbotts
Address The Street Mendham Harleston
Census reference RG14 PN10734 RG78 PN579 RD210 SD3 ED8 SN14

1921 Census Low Street, Wortwell, Norfolk
First name Last name Relationship to head Sex Age Birth place Occupation Employer
Walter Saunders Head Male 60 London Cowman J Gibbons, Farmer
Harriet Saunders Wife Female 67 Thorpe Abbots Norfolk Household Duties -
Reginald Chatten Grandson Male 1 Lowestoft, Suffolk - -

death Jun qtr 1938 Saunders Harriet 83 Depwade 4b 229


bullet  Documentary notes:

1. Listed on 1881 census: Listed on 1881 census.

2. Listed on 1901 census: In Brockdish.


Harriet married Arthur Chatten, son of Henry Chatten and Honor Collins, on 22 Oct 1875 in Brockdish, Norfolk. (Arthur Chatten was born on 14 Mar 1855 in Brockdish, Norfolk, christened on 20 May 1855 in Brockdish, Norfolk, died in 1884 in Brockdish, Norfolk and was buried on 23 Oct 1884 in Brockdish, Norfolk.)


Harriet next married Walter Saunders in 1909. (Walter Saunders was born in 1861.)

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