HARRIS, Edward 1
- Born: About 1773, Ireland 2
- Marriage (1): CAMPBELL, Mary
- Died: 25 February 1860 at 1.00 pm, 32 New Street, Calton, Glasgow, Scotland 3
- Buried: Dalbeth Cemetery Glasgow, Scotland 3
Cause of his death was old age.3
Another name for Edward was HARRIES, Edward.2
Edward Harries, an agricultural labourer born in Ireland, was recorded as head of a household living at 32 New Street, Calton, Glasgow. He was 78 years old and lived there with his wife Mary, an unmarried son Henry, and a married daughter Susana along with her husband Hugh McCormick and their two sons Charles and John. Mary Harries was recorded as 50 years old and worked as a pirn winder. Like her husband and two children, she had been born in Ireland. Henry Harries was a single man aged 18 years. He worked as a labourer. His sister Susana McCormick was recorded as 24 years of age. Hugh McCormick, like his small sons Charles, aged 3 years and 'at home', and John aged 1 year, was born in Glasgow. Hugh was also a labourer.
When Edward Harris died in 1860 he was recorded as 87 years of age, on the information of his son, Henry Harris. Edward was a labourer by occupation and was a widower. His parents were deceased, and the informant could give only the name of his mother as Mary Harris, her married name. He did not know her maiden surname, nor did he know his grandfather's Christian name. He knew, however, that his grandfather had been a shoemaker.
According to the 1861 death certificate of his daughter Susan, Edward Harris was a journeyman brickmaker, and was deceased by that time.
Edward was a plasterer according to the marriage certificate of his daughter Mary in 1862.
When his son Charles died in 1879 Edward was recorded as a general labourer.
In 1883, when his son Henry died, Edward Harris was recorded in his death certificate as 'mason (deceased)'. 1 2 3 4 5
John Coats, MD, surgeon, who saw Edward on the 25 February 1860, certified his cause of death.
James Lynch, undertaker, certified that Edward's remains were buried in Dalbeth Cemetery Glasgow.
The informant of Edward's death was his son Henry Harris, who gave notice before the registrar on 27 February 1860 and made his X mark. 3
Edward married Mary CAMPBELL, daughter of John CAMPBELL and Mrs CAMPBELL MS UNKNOWN. (Mary CAMPBELL was born about 1795 in Ireland,2 died 19 April 1858 at 3.00 pm in 32 New Street, Calton, Glasgow, Scotland 3 and was buried in Dalbeth Cemetery Glasgow, Scotland 3.). The cause of her death was pleuritis over 5 days.3