John Bessey

#37050, b. 1834, d. December 1917
  • Father: Miles Bessey b. 21 Oct 1781, d. Apr 1837
  • Mother: Ann Cockerel b. 1794, d. Dec 1879

Individual's Timeline

Birth1834John Bessey
Christening1 June 1834John Bessey1
Death of FatherApril 1837Miles Bessey
Death RegDecember 1917John Bessey2

Primary events

Secondary circumstances

  • Occupation: John was an agricultural labourer.

Census details

  • In the census taken on the night of 6th June 1841 John was included in the household of Ann Cockerel in Thrigby Road, Filby, Norfolk, England along with William Cockerel and Jane Bessey. He was aged 7 years.. William was born before Ann married and is named as COCKEREL in the 1851 census.
  • In the census taken on the night of 30th March 1851 John Bessey was included in the household of Ann Cockerel in Meeting Yard, Filby, Norfolk, England, along with William Cockerel.
  • In the census taken on the night of 7th April 1861 John Bessey was included in the household of Ann Cockerel in Filby Street, Filby, Norfolk, England.
  • In the census taken on the night of 2nd April 1871 John Bessey was included in the household of Ann Cockerel in Filby, England
    ; Anne's age was 70.
  • John Bessey was named as the head of the household in the census taken on the night of 3rd April 1881.. The address was listed as Filby, England.
  • John Bessey was named as the head of the household in the census taken on the night of 5th April 1891.. The address was listed as a cottage, Filby, Norfolk, England.
  • John Bessey was named as the head of the household in the census taken on the night of 31st March 1901.. The address was listed as Filby, England.
  • In 1911 in Rollesby John Bessey was included in the census schedule of East and West Flegg workhouse. He was aged 77 years.

Citations

  1. Free parish registers, online http://www.freereg.org.uk,      Norfolk
    Place     Filby
    Church     All Saints
    RegisterNumber     306
    DateOfBirth     
    BaptismDate     01 Jun 1834
    Forename     John
    Sex     -
    FatherForename     Miles
    MotherForename     Ann
    FatherSurname     BESSEY
    MotherSurname     
    Abode     
    FatherOccupation     Gardener
    Notes     
    FileNumber     6597.
  2. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com, Bessey      John      84      Blofield      4b     217.