Amariah Blake

#46832, b. 1 May 1825, d. before 1866

Individual's Timeline

Birth1 May 1825Amariah Blake
Christening20 May 1825Amariah Blake1
Marr RegMarch 1858Amariah Blake
Marriage18 March 1858Amariah Blake
Deathbefore 1866Amariah Blake

Primary events

  • Birth: Amariah Blake was born on 1 May 1825 in Wroxham, Norfolk, England, Date as recorded in the Particular Baptists, Salhouse, records, and the place from 1851 census.
  • Christening: He was christened on 20 May 1825 in St Mary's Church, Wroxham, Norfolk, England. Name is as written in the original PR. None of the entries on the page indicate a gender.1
  • Marr Reg: The marriage of Amariah and Marianne Patience Rose Porrett was registered in the quarter ended March 1858 in the Norwich registration district.
  • Marriage: Amariah Blake married Marianne Patience Rose Porrett, daughter of William Porrett and Patience Coates, on Thursday, 18 March 1858 in St Mary's Church, Hellesdon, Norfolk, England, when they were 32 years, 10 months and 17 days ~&~ 32 years, 11 months and 26 days old. Witnessed by George Rose PORRETT and Emma PORRETT. All 4 participants signed the register.
  • Death: Amariah died before 1866 in Unknown, as Marianne was named widow in her father's will. Nothing in free bmd, nor in the original PR of Hellesdon.

Secondary circumstances

  • Occupation: Amariah was a brickmaker.

Census details

Research Notes

  • Research note 01: Parents are Robert (1796 Salhouse) and Elizabeth BLAKE (1800). Elizabeth may have died 1841-1851 and Robert remarried to Eliza born 1809 Horning..
  • Research note 02: Amariah disappears from the records after the birth of his second child in 1861. He was not with his wife and children in 1861 census, and his wife is a widow when her father's will was proved in 1866. No death has been discovered, and there is no trace of Amariah in any of the places he was likely to have gone to..

Children of Amariah Blake and Marianne Patience Rose Porrett


  1. Free parish registers, online,      Norfolk
    Place     Wroxham
    Church     St Mary
    RegisterNumber     122
    BaptismDate     20 May 1825
    Forename     Amanah
    Sex     -
    FatherForename     Robert
    MotherForename     Elizabeth
    FatherSurname     BLAKE
    FatherOccupation     Brickmaker
    FileNumber     7350.
  2. Norfolk transcripts of baptisms, online