Rebecca (?)

#41890, b. 1803

Individual's Timeline

Birth1803Rebecca (?)
Marriagebetween 1821 and 1830Rebecca (?)
Death RegSeptember 1846John Canham1

Primary events

Secondary circumstances

  • Occupation: Rebecca was a landed proprietor in 1851.
  • Married Name: Her married name was Canham.

Census details

Research Notes

  • Research note 01: Rebecca, widow, surrendered 1.5 acres of land to Mary Ann EVANS, Spinster in 1851.3
  • Research note 02: Possibly the daughter of William BACON and Elizabeth nee COLLEN, Chr in Wicken 1805 - however marriage not found.
  • Research note 03: No other marriage or death has been discovered for Rebecca after 1871. She is NOT buried in Littleport with her husband, which may indicate a second marriage, even though she was getting on in years.

Children of Rebecca (?) and John Canham

Citations

  1. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com, Canham      John            Ely      14     64.
  2. Census data as per CD,, and there was the following in the census

    In what appears to be 1 building in Victoria Steet there was

    John CANHAM 50 (agricultural labourer)
    Mary CANHAM 50
    John 20
    Jacob 15
    Sarah 15
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    Thomas SPINKS 40 Tailor
    Ann SPINKS 35
    Henry 15 Tailor
    Mary 15
    George 7
    Hannah 3
    Thomas 1
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    Then a family named Lee
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    Then a family named STAPLES (both 80 years old) but with an Ann BLOWERS aged 50 living with them - they were grocers
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    Then a blacksmith
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    Then John CANHAM 75 a farmer
    Rebecca CANHAM 35
    Mary 9
    Hannah 7
    Susan 3
    Elizabeth 5 weeks

    This John is most likely not the one who was christened (LDS member submission) in Littleport 9th October 1768 in Littleport, as there is a death of John as an infant?. Father John and Mother Susanna WARNER.

    He could be the John aged 75 in the census above. John aged 86 (therefore DOB c1755) was buried in St George's Churchyard, Littleport 17th September 1846. There is a christened in IGI 9th July 1761, Father William and Mother Hannah (both of these names have been used by our John for his children). In 6th Jan 1756 William CANHAM married Hannah FLETCHER in Littleport.
  3. Cambridgeshire Archives, online http://calm.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/ArchiveCatalogue, Title      Conditional surrender: Littleport: Rebecca Canham, widow, of Littleport, to Mary Ann Evans, spinster, of Bristol House, Brighton, Sussex: 1.5 acres land in Border Fen, with four messuages thereon, in Padnal, Littleport. 20 February, 1851
    Date      1851
    ReferenceNo      283/B19/28
    Repository      Cambridgeshire Archives.
  4. International Genealogical Index (IGI), name:     Elizabeth Canham
    gender:     Female
    baptism/christening date:     07 Apr 1830
    baptism/christening place:     Littleport, Cambridge, England
    father's name:     John Canham
    mother's name:     Rebecca Canham
    indexing project (batch) number:     C03461-6
    system origin:     England-EASy
    source film number:     2206070.
  5. International Genealogical Index (IGI), name:     Marianne Canham
    gender:     Female
    baptism/christening date:     09 Apr 1832
    baptism/christening place:     Littleport, Cambridge, England
    father's name:     John Canham
    mother's name:     Rebecca Canham
    indexing project (batch) number:     C03461-6
    system origin:     England-EASy
    source film number:     2206070.
  6. International Genealogical Index (IGI), name:     Hannah Canham
    gender:     Female
    baptism/christening date:     27 Jul 1834
    baptism/christening place:     Littleport, Cambridge, England
    father's name:     John Canham
    mother's name:     Rebecca Canham
    indexing project (batch) number:     I01966-5
    system origin:     England-EASy
    source film number:     2206071.
  7. International Genealogical Index (IGI), name:     Betsey Canham
    gender:     Female
    baptism/christening date:     03 May 1841
    baptism/christening place:     Littleport, Cambridge, England
    father's name:     John Canham
    mother's name:     Rebecca Canham
    indexing project (batch) number:     I01966-5
    system origin:     England-EASy
    source film number:     2206071.