John Blake1

#46277, b. 24 May 1818, d. March 1885

Individual's Timeline

Christening24 May 1818John Blake1
Marr RegJune 1839John Blake2
Death of Mother3 July 1841Elizabeth Blake
Death of Father10 July 1844Abel Blake
Death RegJune 1854Bethia Blake3
Marr RegDecember 1855John Blake
Death RegJune 1878Bathsheba Blake4
Marr RegDecember 1879John Blake5
Death RegMarch 1885John Blake6

Primary events

  • Christening: John Blake was christened on 24 May 1818 in Bacton, Suffolk, England.1
  • Marr Reg: The marriage of John and Bethia Ruffles was registered in the quarter ended June 1839 in the Hartismere registration district.2
  • Death of Mother: His mother Elizabeth Blake died on 3 July 1841 in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England.
  • Death of Father: His father Abel Blake died on 10 July 1844 in Bury St Edmunds, England.
  • (Widow) Death Reg: By the death of Bethia Blake, John became a widower in the quarter ended June 1854. He was 36 years at the time.3
  • Marr Reg: The marriage of John and Bathsheba Garnham was registered in the quarter ended December 1855 in the Hartismere registration district. Note that John's wife in 1861 census was Ann. It is not impossible for this to be his 3rd wife. If so, Bathsheba's family name and birth details will be incorrect.
  • (Widow) Death Reg: By the death of Bathsheba Blake, John became a widower in the quarter ended June 1878. He was 60 years at the time; aged 59.4
  • Marr Reg: The marriage of John and Charlotte Mary Gayfer was registered in the quarter ended December 1879 in the Hartismere registration district.5
  • Burial: John Blake was buried on 7 February 1885 in St Andrew's Churchyard, Cotton, Suffolk, England.7
  • Death Reg: John's death was registered in the quarter ended in March 1885 in the Hartismere registration district, aged 66. (His age calculates to 66 years and 9 months).6

Secondary circumstances

  • Occupation: John was an agricultural labourer, who was later a garener.

Census details

Research Notes

  • Research note 01: In 1841 he may have been with a Robert and Eleanor BLAKE in Rickinghall Superior.

Children of John Blake and Bethia Ruffles

Family of John Blake and Bathsheba Garnham

Family of John Blake and Charlotte Mary Gayfer

Citations

  1. International Genealogical Index (IGI), name:     John Blake
    gender:     Male
    baptism/christening date:     24 May 1818
    baptism/christening place:     Bacten, Suffolk, England
    father's name:     Abel Blake
    mother's name:     Elizabeth Richer
    indexing project (batch) number:     C01353-6
    system origin:     England-EASy
    source film number:     951464.
  2. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com, RUFFLES      Bethire            Hartismere      13     662A.
  3. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com, Blake      B__hia            Hartismere      4a     311.
  4. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com, Blake      Basheba      59      Hartismere      4a     365.
  5. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com, GAYFER      Charlotte            Hartismere      4a     1159.
  6. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com, Blake      John      66      Hartismere      4a     477.
  7. Burials in Britain, DB - National Burial Index (Britain).