Archer Christopher Beales

#13873, b. 1821, d. 3 February 1893

Individual's Timeline

Birth1821Archer Christopher Beales
Marriage11 September 1847Archer Christopher Beales1,2
Death11 September 1855Elizabeth Beales1
Marriage20 December 1857Archer Christopher Beales3,1
Death of Father5 January 1867Archer Beales3,1
Death10 May 1867Charlotte Beales1
Marriage6 February 1868Archer Christopher Beales3
Marr RegMarch 1868Archer Christopher Beales3,4
Death17 January 1875Sarah Beales1,5
Marriage of SonMarch 1878Charles John Beales6,3
Marriage of Son17 April 1884(Archer) Christopher Beales1,7
Death5 March 1892Elizabeth Beales3,8
Probate21 January 1893Elizabeth Barber
Death3 February 1893Archer Christopher Beales9,10
Probate15 April 1893Archer Christopher Beales10

Primary events

  • Birth: Archer Christopher Beales was born in 1821 in Hadleigh, Suffolk, England, I cannot find the transcription of these registers on line as yet.
  • Marriage: He married Elizabeth Ayers, daughter of John Ayers and Elizabeth Saunders, on Saturday, 11 September 1847 in St Nicholas' Church, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England, when they were 26 years ~&~ 27 years, 3 months and 22 days old. Certificate reads 11th September 1847 BEALES, Archer, full age bachelor fireman of Row 129 and Elizabeth AYERS, spinster full age also of Row 129 were married after banns within the rights of the established church by William Langley POPE. The Husband's Father was Archer BEALES a labourer and Wife's Father John AYERS a wheelwright. The ceremony was witnessed by William NICHOLS and Eleanor ELVEY. All of the participants made their mark.1,2
  • (Widow) Death: In 1855, at the age of 34 years, Archer was left a widower by the death of Elizabeth Beales; certificate reads 11th September 1855 in Oulten Elizabeth BALES female 35 years old wife of Archer BALES farm labourer of chronic hepatitis and ascites (certified). Present was Elizabeth AYERS. The death occurred in The Beach Lowestoft. I believe the Elizabeth AYERS who was present at her death was her mother Elizabeth (nee SAUNDERS). Archer remarried 2 years later.1
  • Marriage: Archer Christopher Beales married Charlotte Robinson on Sunday, 20 December 1857 in Oulton Broad, Suffolk, England, when they were 36 years ~&~ 37 years old. Certificate reads Archer BEALES aged 37 widower labourer of Oulton and Charlotte ROBINSON aged 37 spinster of Oulton married after banns in the established church on 20th December 1857. Archer's father was Archer and Charlotte's was John ROBINSON both labourers. Witnesses were Emily JARMEY, James WRIGHT. I think the ceremony was performed by Hunter Frances FELL but this may have just been a third witness. Both the bride and the groom signed with a 'mark'.3,1
  • Death of Father: His father Archer Beales died on 5 January 1867 in Oulton Broad, England.3,1
  • (Widow) Death: In 1867, at the age of 46 years, Archer was left a widower by the death of Charlotte Beales; Certificate reads 10th May 1867, Charlotte BEALES female aged 47 years wife of Archer BEALES. Cause of death was Diptheria and natural causes (certified). Archer BEALES was present at her death in Oulten and he made his mark in the register.1
  • Marriage: Archer Christopher Beales married Elizabeth Barber, daughter of John Barber, on Thursday, 6 February 1868 in Lowestoft, Suffolk, England, when they were 47 years ~&~ 53 years old.3
  • Marr Reg: The marriage of Archer and Elizabeth Barber was registered in the quarter ended March 1868 in the Mutford, Lowestoft registration district.3,4
  • (present at death) Death: In 1875 Archer Christopher Beales was listed on the death certificate of Sarah Beales as being present at her death; certificate reads 81 year old widow of Archer BEALES, a farm labourer, died of fever.1,5
  • Marriage of Son: His child Charles John Beales was married in March 1878 in Registration District of, Norwich, Norfolk, England.6,3
  • Marriage of Son: His child (Archer) Christopher Beales was married on 17 April 1884 in Great Yarmouth, England.1,7
  • (Widow) Death: In 1892, at the age of 71 years, Archer was left a widower by the death of Elizabeth Beales; aged 77.3,8
  • (Admin_beneficiary) Probate: In 1893 Archer Christopher Beales became the administrator and/or the beneficiary named in the probate documents of Elizabeth Barber; The estate was valued at £158.
  • Death: Archer died on 3 February 1893 in 65 Todds Terrace, Roman Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, England, (Aged 72 years, worked back from recorded birth date).9,10
  • Burial: He was buried on 10 February 1893 in Plot L/6/55, Lowestoft, Suffolk, England, aged 72.3
  • Probate: His estate was probated on 15 April 1893. Christopher Elijah Charles Beales was the administrator and/or the beneficiary. The estate was valued at £260.10

Secondary circumstances

Census details

  • In the census taken in 1841 Archer Christopher Beales was found with Archer Beales in Oulton, Suffolk, England along with Sarah Bullen
    ; Good chance this is the right family. Transcribed as Archibald Beales (40), Sarah BEALES (40), Archibald BEALES (17) and an Honor BULLEN aged 79. Honour may be Sarah's mother but we should wait for confirmation. Honor died march qtr 1845 mutford 13/435.
  • In the census taken on the night of 30th March 1851, Archer Christopher was the head of the household and Elizabeth was his wife. The address was Oulton, England. Their children (Archer) and Eligar were living with them.
  • In the census taken on the night of 7th April 1861, Archer Christopher was the head of the household and Charlotte was his wife. The address was Oulton, England. The 3 boys are Archer's and the girl is Charlotte's, all from previous marriages. Their children (Archer), Eligar, Charles and Maria were living with them.
  • In the census taken on the night of 2nd April 1871 Archer Christopher was the head of the household and Elizabeth was his wife. The address was Kemp's Heath, Oulton, Suffolk, England. His son Eligar was living with him, along with George Annis, Archer's step-son.
  • In the census taken on the night of 3rd April 1881, Archer Christopher was the head of the household and Elizabeth was his wife. The address was 8 7 & 6 White Horse St White Horse Inn, Lowestoft, Suffolk, England.
  • In the census taken on the night of 5th April 1891, Archer Christopher was the head of the household and Elizabeth was his wife. The address was 7&8 Whitehorse Street, Lowestoft, Suffolk, England. With George Annis, Archer's step-son. There were also 28 lodgers, so this must have been a large establishment, but it does not get a menion in the dead pubs site. Also this street has been razed..

Commemoration

Archer Christopher Beales's headstone in the Municipal Cemetery reads.13

Children of Archer Christopher Beales and Elizabeth Ayers

Family of Archer Christopher Beales and Charlotte Robinson

Family of Archer Christopher Beales and Elizabeth Barber

Citations

  1. Copies of original certificates and docs.
  2. BDM, British Isles Vital Record CD, BEALES, Archer               
    Wife:     Elizabeth AYERS          
    Marriage Date:     11 Sep 1847     
    Recorded in:     Yarmouth, Norfolk, England
    Collection:     St Nicholas
    Husband's Father:     Archer BEALES
    Wife's Father:     John AYERS
    Source:     FHL Film 1526457     Dates:     1847 - 1851.
  3. Letter, Shelly to Shirley Elrick, 2001.
  4. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com, Annes      Elizabeth           and Bales      Archer            Mutford      4a     913.
  5. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com, Beales      Sarah      Mutford      4a      579.
  6. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com, Beales      Charles John     and JOHNSON      Susan            Norwich      4b     270.
  7. Free parish registers, online http://www.freereg.org.uk,      Norfolk
    Place     Great Yarmouth
    Church     St Nicholas
    RegisterNumber     449
    MarriageDate     17 Apr 1884
    GroomForename     Archer Christopher
    GroomSurname     BEALES
    GroomAge     36
    GroomParish     
    GroomCondition     Bachelor
    GroomOccupation     Fisherman
    GroomAbode     George St
    BrideForename     Margaret Elizabeth
    BrideSurname     BRACKENBURY
    BrideAge     35
    BrideParish     
    BrideCondition     Spinster
    BrideOccupation     
    BrideAbode     Row
    GroomFatherForename     Archer Christopher
    GroomFatherSurname     BEALES
    GroomFatherOccupation     Publican
    BrideFatherForename     William Francis
    BrideFatherSurname     BRACKENBURY
    BrideFatherOccupation     Labourer
    WitnessOneForename     Edward John
    WitnessOneSurname     LUPSON
    WitnessTwoForename     Jane
    WitnessTwoSurname     BROWN
    Notes     
    FileNumber     3227.
  8. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com
  9. Waveney District Cemetery Index - Lowestoft, online http://www.waveney.gov.uk/cemetery/lowestoft/…, Beales      Archer      10/02/1893      72      65 Todds Terrace, Roman Road, Lowestoft      Retired Licensed Victualler      L/6/55.
  10. Website Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com) "
    England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966 about Archer Bales
    Name:      Archer Bales
    Probate Date:      15 Apr 1893
    Death Date:      3 Feb 1893
    Death Place:      Suffolk, England
    Registry:      Ipswich."
  11. Waveney District Cemetery Index - Lowestoft, online http://www.waveney.gov.uk/cemetery/lowestoft/…, Beales Elizabeth 11/03/1892 77 White Horse Inn Wife of Archy Beales L/6/55.
  12. Waveney District Cemetery Index - Lowestoft, online http://www.waveney.gov.uk/cemetery/lowestoft/…, Beales Archer 10/02/1893 72 65 Todds Terrace Retired Licensed Victualler L/6/55.
  13. Gravestone Photographic Resource, online http://www.gravestonephotos.com/, all the legible names shown on monument for grave number 10637
    Archer Beales     72     1811     1883          
    Elizabeth Beales     77     1815     1892     unknown.