Family History

Matthew Harrison is the borther of ancestor James Harrison. This is not complete. If you have any additions or amendments please e-mail me


Born: 1849 Lawley Bank

Father; George Harrison

Mother: Fanny Tonks

Died: 26/11/1902

Married; 26/12/1870 (see Note 1)

Spouse; Elizabeth Bullock

Born; 12/1/1854 pelsall

Died; 2/11/1901

Parents; Joseph Bullock

Children: Maria Harrison b 1872 Pelsall

Joseph Harrison b 1878 heath End

Fanny Harrison b 1883 Heath End

Elizabeth Harrison b 1886 Heath End

Matthew Harrison b 1889 heath End (see Note 4)

George Harrison b 1896 heath End

Florence Harrison b 1895 Heath End died 9/2/1907 Heath End

Note 1: On marriage certificate his name is given as Harris, occupation miner. Elizabeth’s father given as Joseph Bullock miner. Both made their marks


1871 census; living with parents-in-law Joseph Bullock greengrocer and Annie at 47 heath End, Pelsall. Occupation coal miner

1891 census: Living Angel Row, Rushall

1901census; Rushall Road, Rushall



Born: 1872 Pelsall

Father: Matthew Harrison

Mother: Elizabeth Bullock

Died: 1956 Walsall

Married: 1892

Spouse: George Poxon

Born: 1869 Pelsall

Died: 1935 Walsall

Children: Florence Poxon b 1892 Pelsall

Elizabeth Poxon b 1896 Pelsall

George Poxon b 1897 Pelsall (1911 census Thomas)

Matthew Poxon b 1901 Pelsall

Gladys Poxon born 1910 Pelsall

Ada Elizabeth Poxon born 1912

1901 census: Residing Rushall Rd, Rushall. George a coal miner

1911 census: Residing Clifford Road, Walsall Road, Heath End, Rushall. Occupation: coal miner hewer. Daughters Florence and Elizabeth at home

Florence Poxon married 1918 Albert Mower b 1893/94 Huntingfield, Suffolk. Children: George (children George, Gladys, one unknown) and Lilian


Elizabeth Poxon married 1917 Harry Rudd

. Children: Harry Rudd b 1926 Walsall died 2003; Renee Rudd b 1933 Walsall (X Ball?)

George Thomas Poxon b 26/3/1898 Rushall died 1984 (married 1924 Ellen Scott b 1894/95 Scotland children Gladys M Poxon b 1924 Walsall married 1953 Joseph Gibbs); George Edward Poxon b 4/4/1927 Blakenall died 1991 Walsall married 27/9/1958 Constance marie Baugh b 1930 died 1960 Walsall

Matthew Poxon b 1901 died 1976 Bulwell, Nottingham (married 6/8/1923 Mary Elizabeth Barnard b 18/5/1901 Rushall

Children: Kenneth George Thomas Poxon b 7/2/1924 Bloxwich; Renee Hilda June Poxon b 7/3/1928 Bulwell Notts married Albewrt Wyer b 7/5/1927 Nottingham d 19/8/1971 Hucknall Yvonne E R Poxon b 12/5/1937

Gladys Poxon b 13/10/1910 Walsall died 1942 Walsall district married 1937 Joshua brown Scrivens b 5/7/1909 Walsall died 14/10/1986

Children: William Thomas Scrivens b 1938 Bloxwich ; Rita Scrivens b 1929 Walsall; George Scrivens b 1940 walsall



Ada Elizabeth Poxon b 1912 walsall district died 1916 Bloxwich


Born: 1877 Pelsall

Father: Matthew Harrison

Father: Elizabeth Bullock

1901 census: Residing with parents. Occupation: coal miner



Born: 1889 pelsall


Spouse: Annie Barnett

Born: 1891 Pelsall

Children: Thomas Harrison b 16/12/1912 Nottingham (married Rhoda Plimmer b 1914 Bloxwich * );

Florence Maisie harrison b 4/9/1915 Nottingham (married Frank Sparkes)

Bertram Harrison b 21/11/1918 (married Joan Shrigley * );

Sylvia Harrison b 24/8/1921;

George Harrison b 1924 Little Bloxwich

Jean Millicent Harrison b 4/10/1928

(Alan Vincent Harrison b 29/1/1932 Bloxwich

1911 census: Residing 26 Chatham St, Bulwell, Nottingham. Occupation: miner loader. Living with Thomas and Martha Barnard could he have married their daughter Ann barnard??