Benjamin John Bessey

#35478, b. circa 1826, d. March 1910

Individual's Timeline

Birthcirca 1826Benjamin John Bessey
Christening11 December 1826Benjamin John Bessey1
Marriage14 February 1847Benjamin John Bessey2
Death of Mother1 December 1847Ann Bessey
Marriage of Son27 June 1875Edward John Porter Bessey3,4
Marriage28 April 1895Benjamin John Bessey5
Death1910Benjamin John Bessey
Death RegMarch 1910Benjamin John Bessey6

Primary events

Secondary circumstances

  • Occupation: Benjamin was an E C R goods deliverer in 1851, and the publican of the Lord Nelson in 1871. He was an eel fisherman by 1883 and an Elol merchant in 1891. In 1901 he was a coal hawker.

Census details

Brushes with the LAW

The Norfolk Chronicle 4th May 1867, shows Benjamin as being 'from the Lord Collingwood beer house'. He had some butts, which were on a boat on the River Bure, stolen from him.

Research Notes

  • Research note 01: Benjamin and his family not found in 1861 census. The Lord Nelson was listed in that census as uninhabited..

Children of Benjamin John Bessey and Eliza Bentham

Child of Benjamin John Bessey and Harriet Eliza Youngs

Citations

  1. International Genealogical Index (IGI), Name:      Benjamin Bessey
    Gender:      Male
    Baptism/Christening Date:      1826
    Baptism/Christening Place:      YARMOUTH, ST. NICHOLAS', NORFOLK, ENGLAND
    Birth Date:      
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    Race:      
    Father's Name:      John Bessey
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    Mother's Name:      Ann
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    Indexing Project (Batch) Number:      C00024-7
    System Origin:      England-VR
    Source Film Number:      1526328
    Reference Number:      - 2:35X9ZTQ.
  2. International Genealogical Index (IGI), Groom's Name:      Benjamin Bessey
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    Bride's Name:      Eliza Bentham
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    Marriage Date:      14/2/1847
    Marriage Place:      St. Nicholas, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England
    Groom's Father's Name:      John Bessey
    Groom's Mother's Name:      
    Bride's Father's Name:      John Bentham
    Bride's Mother's Name:      
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    Indexing Project (Batch) Number:      M16315-8
    System Origin:      England-VR
    Source Film Number:      1526456
    Reference Number:      2:1F6QWFW.
  3. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com, EMMERSON      Annie Maria            Yarmouth      4b     32.
  4. Free parish registers, online http://www.freereg.org.uk,      Norfolk
    Place     Great Yarmouth
    Church     St Nicholas
    RegisterNumber     344
    MarriageDate     27 Jun 1875
    GroomForename     Edward John Porter
    GroomSurname     BESSEY
    GroomAge     24
    GroomParish     
    GroomCondition     Bachelor
    GroomOccupation     Shipwright
    GroomAbode     N Quay
    BrideForename     Annie Maria
    BrideSurname     EMERSON
    BrideAge     32
    BrideParish     
    BrideCondition     Spinster
    BrideOccupation     
    BrideAbode     Row
    GroomFatherForename     Benjamin
    GroomFatherSurname     BESSEY
    GroomFatherOccupation     Publican
    BrideFatherForename     George
    BrideFatherSurname     EMMERSON
    BrideFatherOccupation     Master Mariner
    WitnessOneForename     Robert
    WitnessOneSurname     BUTLER
    WitnessTwoForename     Amelia
    WitnessTwoSurname     BOOTY
    Notes     
    FileNumber     3334.
  5. International Genealogical Index (IGI), Groom's Name:      Benjamin John Bessey
    Groom's Birth Date:      1828
    Groom's Birthplace:      
    Groom's Age:      67
    Bride's Name:      Harriet Eliza Gibbs
    Bride's Birth Date:      1855
    Bride's Birthplace:      
    Bride's Age:      40
    Marriage Date:      1895
    Marriage Place:      St. Nicholas, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England
    Groom's Father's Name:      John Bessey
    Groom's Mother's Name:      
    Bride's Father's Name:      Jacob Youngs
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    Indexing Project (Batch) Number:      M16315-7
    System Origin:      England-VR
    Source Film Number:      1526459
    Reference Number:      2:1HSXM6W.
  6. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com, BESSEY      Benjamin John      83      Yarmouth      4b     1[_6].
  7. International Genealogical Index (IGI), Name:      Edward John Bessey
    Gender:      Male
    Baptism/Christening Date:      03 Jan 1858
    Baptism/Christening Place:      Yarmouth, Norfolk, England
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    Name Note:      
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    Father's Name:      Benjamin Bessey
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    Mother's Name:      Eliza
    Mother's Birthplace:      
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    Indexing Project (Batch) Number:      I05282-7
    System Origin:      England-EASy
    Source Film Number:      1526648
    Reference Number:      p 156.