William Bessey1

#37106, b. 27 August 1847

Individual's Timeline

Birth27 August 1847William Bessey1
Birth RegSeptember 1847William Bessey2
Christening12 September 1847William Bessey1

Primary events

  • Birth: William Bessey was born on 27 August 1847 in Hemesby, Norfolk, England, Note spelling of the parish, it must have been written this way in the register. The transcriber made a specific note of this.1
  • Birth Reg: William's birth was registered in the quarter ended in September 1847 in the Flegg registration district. Unnamed when registered.2
  • Christening: He was christened on 12 September 1847 in St Mary the Virgin, Hemsby, Norfolk, England.1

Census details

Research Notes

  • Research note 01: Not found in later census and not found in free bmd deaths.


  1. Free parish registers, online http://www.freereg.org.uk,      Norfolk
    Place     Hemsby
    Church     St. Mary the Virgin
    RegisterNumber     653
    DateOfBirth     27 Aug 1847
    BaptismDate     12 Sep 1847
    Forename     William
    Sex     M
    FatherForename     Stephen
    MotherForename     Margaret
    FatherSurname     BESSEY
    Abode     Hemesby
    FatherOccupation     Fisherman
    Notes     Note Spelling Of Parish
    FileNumber     12505.
  2. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com, Name:      BESSEY, Male (unnamed)
    Registration District: Help      Flegg
    County:      Norfolk
    Year of Registration:      1847
    Quarter of Registration:      Jul-Aug-Sep
    Mother's Maiden Name:      Not available before 1911 Q3
    Volume No: Help      13
    Page No: Help      113.