Benjamin Canham

#52595, b. 1836, d. March 1912
  • Father: Benjamin Canham b. 1797, d. Jun 1866
  • Mother: Elizabeth (?) b. 1802

Individual's Timeline

Birth1836Benjamin Canham
Marr RegSeptember 1877Benjamin Canham1
Marriage of Daughter1 August 1907Alice Beatrice Canham2
Death RegMarch 1912Benjamin Canham3

Primary events

  • Birth: Benjamin Canham was born in 1836 in Great Plumstead, Norfolk, England.
  • Marr Reg: The marriage of Benjamin and Mary Ann Hill was registered in the quarter ended September 1877 in the Norwich registration district.1
  • Marriage of Daughter: His child Alice Beatrice Canham was married on 1 August 1907 in Sprowston, Norfolk, England.2
  • Death Reg: Benjamin's death was registered in the quarter ended in March 1912 in the Norwich registration district, No Probate. (His age calculates to 76 years).3

Census details

  • In the census taken on the night of 6th June 1841 Benjamin was included in the household of Benjamin Canham in an unknown place along with Elizabeth (?), Mary Canham, Ann Canham and Elizabeth Canham. He was aged 5 years.
  • He appeared on the census taken on the night of 30th March 1851, living in Great Plumbstead Hall, Great Plumstead, Norfolk, England in the household of his father, Benjamin Canham and Elizabeth (?). He was 15 years old.
  • In 1861 in London Benjamin Canham was included in the census schedule of 2nd Battalion Coldstream Guards. He was aged 25 years.
  • In 1871 in Farnborough Benjamin Canham was included in the census schedule of The Foot Guards. He was aged 35 years.
  • In the census taken on the night of 3rd April 1881, Benjamin was the head of the household and Mary was his wife. The address was 87 Kings Road, Norwich, Norfolk, England. Their children Albert and Alice were living with them.
  • In the census taken on the night of 5th April 1891, Benjamin was the head of the household and Mary was his wife. The address was Sidney Row, Sprowston, Norfolk, England. Their children Albert and Alice were living with them.
  • In the census taken on the night of 31st March 1901 Benjamin was the head of the household and Mary was his wife. The address was 96 Sidney Terrace, Sprowston, Norfolk, England. Their daughter Alice was living with them.
  • In the census taken on the night of 2nd April 1911 Benjamin was the head of the household and Mary was his wife. The address was 270 Sprowston Road, Sprowston, Norfolk, England.

Military Career

Records show that Benjamin Canham served in the armed forces. Benjamin was 19 when he signed up for the Coldstream Guards, as a transfer from the West Norfolk Militia. He was discharged, as a serjeant, 14th April 1876, having served just under 22 years. He receoved a gratuity, a good conduct medal amd a long service medal. In 1881 he was a Staff Serjeant in the Norfolk Militia.

Children of Benjamin Canham and Mary Ann Hill

Citations

  1. Find my past web sites, online http://www.findmypast.com or http://www.findmypast.com.au, Hill      Mary Ann            Norwich      4b     236.
  2. Website Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com) "ngland & Wales Marriages, 1538-1940 about Alice Beatrice Canham
    Name:      Alice Beatrice Canham
    Gender:      Female
    Birth Date:      abt 1881
    Age:      26
    Father's Name:      Benjamin Canham
    Spouse's Name:      Alfred James Walker
    Spouse's Age:      25
    Spouse's Father's Name:      Alfred Walker
    Marriage Date:      1 Aug 1907
    Marriage Place:      Sprowston, Norfolk, England."
  3. Find my past web sites, online http://www.findmypast.com or http://www.findmypast.com.au, Canham      Benjamin      75      Norwich      4b     157.