William was back three days later on Saturday 28th Deecember. The register below shows him and 3
An early map from 1799 showing the workhouse and immediate area.
William Harris soon returned on Saturday 4th January 1851 for 2 nights accommadation. He is shown
William Harris returned the following day, Tuesday 7th Jan. He is claiming relief for want of employment.
The Admission Register below for Friday 10th January records William's son James, who now returns with
Four year old James was discharged to the care of his grand parents on Sunday 19th January.
View of the St Martins Workhouse from Castle Street. The bottom illustration shows Archbishop Tenisons
A newcomer to St Martin's was William Harris's son Walter. The record above shows he was admitted on
View of workhouse from Hemmings Row.
William Harris discharged himself on Saturday 1st March. His son Walter Harris readmitted himself
the time of the Census on 30th March 1851 the Harris family were living at various locations.
His son James Banfield Moore Harris was at this time at the
Workhouse at St Martins in The Fields London. The census extracts below show James (bottom) aged
30, his wife Sophia aged 26, and above her their daughter Elizabeth (Betsy)
aged 2. Their only other child was James who was now aged 4 and living with
his grandmother in Southwark.
On Tuesday April 8th 1851 James Harris, his wife Sophia and their daughter Sophia discharged themselves
View of workhouse from Dukes Court.