Rosa Bell

#25845, b. September 1868, d. March 1918
  • Father: William Bell b. Dec 1847
  • Mother: Abigail Mack b. 1847, d. Mar 1930

Individual's Timeline

Birth RegSeptember 1868Rosa Bell1
Christening28 October 1868Rosa Bell2
Marriage22 October 1895Rosa Bell3,4
Marr RegDecember 1895Rosa Bell4
Death28 February 1899Elizabeth Johnson5
Death1918Rosa Johnson
Death RegMarch 1918Rosa Johnson6

Primary events

  • Birth Reg: Rosa's birth was registered in the quarter ended in September 1868 in the Swaffham, Necton registration district.1
  • Christening: She was christened on 28 October 1868 in All Saints' Church, Necton, Swaffham, Norfolk, England. Godparents S A Reeve F Bell W Connoly A Bell.2
  • Marriage: She married Horace Johnson, son of William Johnson and Elizabeth Porter, on Tuesday, 22 October 1895 in All Saints' Church, Necton, Norfolk, England, when they were 27 years and 1 month ~&~ 30 years and 28 days old. witnesses by Samuel NELSON and Henrietta BELL.3,4
  • Marr Reg: The marriage of Rosa and Horace Johnson was registered in the quarter ended December 1895 in the Swaffham registration district.4
  • (present at death) Death: In 1899 Rosa Johnson was listed on the death certificate of Elizabeth Johnson as being present at her death.5
  • Death: Rosa died in 1918 in Norfolk, England, (Aged 49 years, worked back from recorded birth date).
  • Death Reg: Rosa's death was registered in the quarter ended in March 1918 in the Necton, Swaffham registration district, aged 49. (Her age calculates to 49 years and 6 months).6

Secondary circumstances

  • Married Name: Her married name was Johnson.4

Census details

  • She appeared on the census taken on the night of 2nd April 1871, living in by the church, Necton, Swaffham, Norfolk, England in the household of her parents, William Bell and Abigail Mack. She was 2 years old.
  • She appeared on the census taken on the night of 3rd April 1881, living in Necton, Swaffham, Norfolk, England in the household of her parents, William Bell and Abigail Mack. She was 12 years old.
  • In 1891 in Necton, Swaffham Rosa Bell was included in the household of Edward NELSON and his family. He was the rector of Necton, and in the house on census night were his wife Antonina E, His son Ernest who was a barrister, Charles PERRY who was the retired Bishop of Melbourne Australia and his wife Frances. The staff were a lady's maid, a cook, a housemaid and Rosa who was the parlour maid.
  • In the census taken on the night of 31st March 1901 Rosa Bell was the wife of the head of the household, Horace Johnson. The address was Hale Road, Necton, Norfolk, England. Their daughter Hilda was living with them.
  • In the census taken on the night of 2nd April 1911, Rosa was the wife of the head of the household, Horace Johnson. The address was Hale Road, Necton, Swaffham, Norfolk, England. Horace and Rosa had been married for 15 years and had had just the 4 children who were living with them for this census.. Their children Hilda, William, Edith and Barlow were living with them, along with a lodger staying with them, and the house they were in had 4 rooms.

Children of Rosa Bell and Horace Johnson

Citations

  1. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com, BELL      Rosa            Swaffham      4b     377.
  2. Free parish registers, online http://www.freereg.org.uk,      Norfolk
    Place     Necton
    Church     All Saints
    RegisterNumber     834
    DateOfBirth     
    BaptismDate     28 Oct 1868
    Forename     Rosa
    Sex     F
    FatherForename     William
    MotherForename     Abigail
    FatherSurname     BELL
    MotherSurname     LABOURER
    Abode     Necton
    FatherOccupation     Labourer
    Notes     Godparents S A Reeve F Bell W Connoly A Bell
    FileNumber     892.
  3. Free parish registers, online http://www.freereg.org.uk,      Norfolk
    Place     Necton
    Church     All Saints
    RegisterNumber     316
    MarriageDate     22 Oct 1895
    GroomForename     Horace
    GroomSurname     JOHNSON
    GroomAge     33
    GroomParish     Necton
    GroomCondition     Bachelor
    GroomOccupation     Labourer
    GroomAbode     Necton
    BrideForename     Rosa
    BrideSurname     BELL
    BrideAge     27
    BrideParish     Necton
    BrideCondition     Spinster
    BrideOccupation     
    BrideAbode     Necton
    GroomFatherForename     William
    GroomFatherSurname     JOHNSON
    GroomFatherOccupation     Labourer
    BrideFatherForename     William
    BrideFatherSurname     BELL
    BrideFatherOccupation     Carpenter
    WitnessOneForename     Samuel
    WitnessOneSurname     NELSON
    WitnessTwoForename     Henrietta
    WitnessTwoSurname     BELL
    Notes     Groom signs X
    FileNumber     895.
  4. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com, Bell, Rosa and Johnson, Horace in Swaffham 4b/1013.
  5. Canada Leigh-Ann Elliott, "Leigh-Ann Elliott, Canada," e-mail to unknown recipient, Original info from David BOULTON, Genes Reunited. Died 28 February 1899, Necton , age 62, Present at death Rosa Johnson, daughter-in-law.
  6. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com, Johnson      Rosa      49      Swaffham      4b     435.
  7. Free parish registers, online http://www.freereg.org.uk, County     Norfolk
    Place     Necton
    Church     All Saints
    RegisterNumber     1424
    DateOfBirth     
    BaptismDate     05 Jan 1902
    Forename     William
    Sex     M
    FatherForename     Horace
    MotherForename     Rosa
    FatherSurname     JOHNSON
    MotherSurname     JOHNSON
    Abode     Necton
    FatherOccupation     Labourer
    Notes     
    FileNumber     920.
  8. Free parish registers, online http://www.freereg.org.uk, County     Norfolk
    Place     Necton
    Church     All Saints
    RegisterNumber     1512
    DateOfBirth     28 Jul 1906
    BaptismDate     02 Sep 1906
    Forename     Edith
    Sex     F
    FatherForename     Horace
    MotherForename     Rose
    FatherSurname     JOHNSON
    MotherSurname     JOHNSON
    Abode     Necton
    FatherOccupation     Labourer
    Notes     
    FileNumber     920.
  9. Free parish registers, online http://www.freereg.org.uk, Norfolk
    Place     Necton
    Church     All Saints
    RegisterNumber     1576
    DateOfBirth     
    BaptismDate     05 Mar 1911
    Forename     Birlow
    Sex     -
    FatherForename     Horace
    MotherForename     Rosa
    FatherSurname     JOHNSON
    MotherSurname     JOHNSON
    Abode     Necton
    FatherOccupation     Labourer
    Notes     Possibly Barlow Unclear As To Male Or Female
    FileNumber     920.