I am very grateful to Patricia Burke for information on this family.
She was born about January 1861 at Haugh. (registered in the March quarter 1861) a daughter of Joseph Vollans and Hannah (formerly Jackson).
In 1861, she was at home with her parents, aged 2 months and born at Rawmarsh.
In 1871, she was at home with her parents, aged 10, born at Haugh (in Rawmarsh).
In the 1881 census of 28 Station Street, Local Board Offices, Swinton in Rotherham, she was single, aged 20, a general domestic servant, born at Haugh, in the household of James Cracroft Haller, married, aged 34, a surveyor to the local board (munic) who was born at Hull.
She married Joseph Straw in the June quarter 1884 in the Rotherham district.
In 1891, at Rockingham Road, Swinton, Harriet was aged 30. Joseph was aged 35, a coal miner and their children were George aged 5, Alice M. aged 2 and Edith aged 4 months.
In 1901, at Swinton, Harriet was aged 40. Joseph was aged 45, a coal miner hewer and their children were Alice M. aged 12, Edith aged 10, Joseph Vollans aged 6, Ada aged 3 and Frederick aged 1. (Frederick is not in the 1901 index).
In 1911 (Index), in the Rotherham district, Harriet was aged 50, Joe was aged 54, Joseph Valluns was aged 15, Ada was aged 13 and Percy was aged 11.
Harriet’s death was registered in the Rother Vale district (includes Swinton) in the June quarter 1947. She was aged 86.
Harriet and Joseph's children were:
George Straw (1885 - 1896), birth registered in the December quarter 1885. His death was registered in the September quarter 1896.
Alice Maud Straw, registered in the Rotherham district of the September quarter 1888.
Edith Straw, born about 1890, birth registered in the Rotherham district in the December quarter 1890.
Joseph Vollans Straw, birth registered in the Rotherham district in the September quarter 1895.
Ada Straw, born about 1898, and registered in the Rotherham district in the March quarter 1898.
Frederick Straw?, born about 1900.
Percy Straw, born about 1900, birth registered in the Rotherham district in the June quarter 1900.
Posted October 2016