William Blake1

#3024, b. 28 February 1799, d. 18 December 1870

Individual's Timeline

Christening28 February 1799William Blake2
Birth28 February 1799William Blake1,2
Marriage6 December 1824William Blake3,4,5
Marriage of Daughter21 January 1845Maria Blake6,7
Marriage of Daughter25 December 1848Eliza Blake8
Marriage of SonDecember 1849William Blake9
Marriage of DaughterSeptember 1864Charlotte Blake10
Marriage of Daughter12 October 1867Mary Ann Blake11
Death18 December 1870William Blake1
Probate2 March 1871William Blake12

Primary events

Secondary circumstances

  • Occupation: William was a fish seller and dealer.13

Census details

Research Notes

  • Research note 01: I think Diss has a museum. Also there are 2 books with Diss parish register

    Bodle, A.N. and Palgrave-Moore, Patrick
    Norfolk nonconformist registers, no.5: Diss particular baptist chapel: births 1806-1836. transcribed and indexed.
    [Norwich: Norfolk and Norwich Genealogical Society, 1987]
    Crosby, J; Farrow, C.W. and Palgrave-Moore, Patrick
    The Parish registers of Diss 1551-1837; transcribed, edited and indexed.
    [Norwich, Norfolk and Norwich Genealogical Society v.19, 1987].

Children of William Blake

Children of William Blake and Elizabeth Kippen


  1. Letter, Jean Eastoe to Shirley Elrick, 11/4/1999.
  2. BDM, British Isles Vital Record CD.
  3. Letter, Jean Eastoe to Shirley Elrick, 11/4/1999,      M163154      1794 - 1847      1526456      Film.
  4. BDM, Norfolk Marriages 1801-1837, BLAKE William 6 12 24 KIPPING Elizabeth Yarmouth, Great 703.
  5. BDM, British Isles Vital Record CD, BLAKE, William
    Wife:     Elizabeth KIPPING          
    Marriage Date:     6 Dec 1824     Recorded in:     Yarmouth, Norfolk, England
                   Collection:     St Nicholas
    Source:     FHL Film 1526456.
  6. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com, Blake      Maria            Yarmouth      13     614.     
  7. BDM, British Isles Vital Record CD, LIFFEN, William Saunders               Marriage
         Wife:     Maria BLAKE          
         Marriage Date:     21 Jan 1845     Recorded in:     Yarmouth, Norfolk, England
                   Collection:     St Nicholas
         Husband's Father:     Edmund LIFFEN
         Wife's Father:     William BLAKE
    Source:     FHL Film 1526456     Dates:     1806 - 1848.
  8. Free parish registers, online http://www.freereg.org.uk,      Norfolk
    Place     Great Yarmouth
    Church     St Nicholas
    RegisterNumber     381
    MarriageDate     25 Dec 1848
    GroomForename     William Benjamin
    GroomSurname     SPANTON
    GroomCondition     Bachelor
    GroomOccupation     Labourer
    GroomAbode     Row
    BrideForename     Eliza
    BrideSurname     BLAKE
    BrideCondition     Spinster
    BrideAbode     Row
    GroomFatherForename     William
    GroomFatherSurname     SPANTON
    GroomFatherOccupation     Labourer
    BrideFatherForename     William
    BrideFatherSurname     BLAKE
    BrideFatherOccupation     Fish Curer
    WitnessOneForename     William
    WitnessOneSurname     LIFFIN
    WitnessTwoForename     Maria
    WitnessTwoSurname     LIFFIN
    Notes     She signs X
    FileNumber     18907.
  9. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com, Watson      Caroline            Yarmouth      13     975.
  10. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com, 4b 31.
  11. BDM, British Isles Vital Record CD, BACON, James Lawrence     Age:     22     Marriage
         Wife:     Mary Ann BLAKE     Age:     23
         Marriage Date:     12 Oct 1867     Recorded in:     Yarmouth, Norfolk, England
                   Collection:     St Nicholas
         Husband's Father:     George BACON
         Wife's Father:     William BLAKE
    Source:     FHL Film 1526457     Dates:     1864 - 1869.
  12. Website Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations),1861-1941 (http://search.ancestry.com.au) "William Blake
    Probate Date:      2 Mar 1871
    Death Date:      18 Dec 1870
    Death Place:      Norfolk, England
    Registry:      Norwich."
  13. Copies of original certificates and docs.