Jacob Canham

#41900, b. 24 December 1822, d. 30 October 1887
  • Father: John Canham b. c 1793, d. 2 Feb 1843
  • Mother: Mary Webb b. 1790, d. Mar 1859

Individual's Timeline

Christening24 December 1822Jacob Canham1
Death of Father2 February 1843John Canham2
Death of MotherMarch 1859Mary Webb
Death30 October 1887Jacob Canham2

Primary events

Secondary circumstances

  • Occupation: Jacob was an agricultural labourer.

Census details

  • In the census taken on the night of 6th June 1841 Jacob was included in the household of John Canham in Victoria Street, Littleport, Cambridgeshire, England along with Mary Webb, John Canham and Sarah Canham. He was aged 18 years.
  • He appeared on the census taken on the night of 30th March 1851, living in Littleport, England, in the household of his mother, Mary Webb. He was 28 years old.
Brushes with the LAW

In 1855 Jacob was charged with ill-using his mother, and using threats against her. He was reprimanded, and discharged, after promising not to offend again. He was not found in any census after this in England, but his burial is recorded in Littleport.3


  1. International Genealogical Index (IGI), Name:     Jacob Canham
    Gender:     Male
    Christening Date:     24 Dec 1822
    Christening Place:     Littleport, Cambridge, England
    Birth Date:     null
    Birthplace:     null
    Death Date:     null
    Name Note:     null
    Race:     null
    Father's Name:     John Canham
    Father's Birthplace:     null
    Father's Age:     null
    Mother's Name:     Mary Canham
    Mother's Birthplace:     null
    Mother's Age:     null
    Indexing Project (Batch) Number:     C03461-6
    System Origin:     England-EASy
    GS Film number:     2206070
    Reference ID:     yr 1822-1832 p 7

    Citing this Record:
    "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NJ5Z-B5S : accessed 11 May 2014), Jacob Canham, 24 Dec 1822; citing Littleport, Cambridge, England, reference yr 1822-1832 p 7; FHL microfilm 2206070.
  2. Burials in Britain, DB - National Burial Index (Britain).
  3. Find my past web sites, online http://www.findmypast.com or http://www.findmypast.com.au, Cambridge Independent Press 11 August 1855.