Frances Aldis

#51741, b. 1836, d. December 1925
  • Father: William Larke Aldis b. 17 Jan 1807, d. Dec 1891
  • Mother: Mary Smith b. 1807, d. Dec 1887

Individual's Timeline

Birth1836Frances Aldis
Marriage31 August 1859Frances Aldis1
Death RegJune 1882William Mayes Marjoram2
Death RegDecember 1925Frances Aldis3

Primary events

  • Birth: Frances Aldis was born in 1836 in Belton, Suffolk, England.
  • Marriage: She married William Mayes Marjoram, son of Christopher Marjoram and Sarah Balls, on Wednesday, 31 August 1859 in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England, when they were 23 years ~&~ 23 years old. The ceremony was witnessed by Mary Smith and Anne Aldis. by Licence.1
  • (Widow) Death Reg: By the death of William Mayes Marjoram, Frances became a widow in the quarter ended June 1882. She was 46 years at the time.2
  • Death Reg: Frances's death was registered in the quarter ended in December 1925 in the Great Yarmouth registration district. (Her age calculates to 89 years).3

Secondary circumstances

  • Married Name: Her married name was Marjoram.

Census details

  • In the census taken on the night of 6th June 1841 Frances was included in the household of William Larke Aldis in Burgh Castle, Norfolk, England along with Mary Smith, James Aldis, Anne Aldis, Eliza Aldis and Sarah Aldis. She was aged 5 years.
  • She appeared on the census taken on the night of 30th March 1851, living in Back Road, Burgh Castle, Norfolk, England in the household of her parents, William Larke Aldis and Mary Smith. She was 15 years old.
  • In the census taken on the night of 7th April 1861 Frances Aldis was the wife of the head of the household, William Mayes Marjoram. The address was The Plough Inn, Blundeston, Suffolk, England. Their son William was living with them.
  • She appeared on the census taken on the night of 5th April 1891, living in Burgh Castle, England in the household of her father, William Larke Aldis. She was 55 years old.
  • In the census taken on the night of 2nd April 1911, Frances was the head of the household. The address was Half Way House, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England. Frances' sister anf Jane's husband and children were also in the house - Francis Swann, Clara Swann, Barbara Swann, Phyliss Swann, William Swann, Charles Swann and Anne Aldis. Her child Jane was living with her.
Some aspects of Frances Aldis's life. The pub The Guardian Angel was first mentioned around 1804

It became the Half Way House when rebuilt in 1882 at a cost of £900.

The licencees were

Mark BENSLEY 1869
William ALDIS 1871-1875
Mrs Jane ALDIS 1877
Harry Daniel FORSDICK 1879 - during the rebuilding phase, when it became the Half Way House.

Harry Daniel FORSDICK until 1888
William MARJORAM 1890-death
his wife Frances MARJORAM (nee ALDIS) c 1896
her son-in-law 1915

all above except Mark BENSLEY are related.

Research Notes

  • Research note 01: in 1911 Frances had noted her marriage of 50 years. It had produced 11 children, 7 still alive.

Child of Frances Aldis

  • Mary Ann Aldis4 b. 30 Aug 1852, d. 18 Sep 1852

Children of Frances Aldis and William Mayes Marjoram

  • William Marjoram b. 1860
  • Jane Marjoram b. 1878


  1. Free parish registers, online,      Norfolk
    Place     Great Yarmouth
    Church     St Nicholas
    RegisterNumber     40
    MarriageDate     31 Aug 1859
    GroomForename     William Mayes
    GroomSurname     MARJORAM
    GroomAge     23
    GroomCondition     Bachelor
    GroomOccupation     Farmer
    BrideForename     Frances
    BrideSurname     ALDISS
    BrideAge     23
    BrideCondition     Spinster
    BrideAbode     Burgh Castle, SFK
    GroomFatherForename     Christopher
    GroomFatherSurname     MARJORAM
    GroomFatherOccupation     Farmer
    BrideFatherForename     William
    BrideFatherSurname     ALDISS
    BrideFatherOccupation     Butcher
    WitnessOneForename     William
    WitnessOneSurname     ALDIS
    WitnessTwoForename     Ann
    WitnessTwoSurname     ALDISS
    Notes     Licence.
    FileNumber     22405.
  2. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online, MARJORAM      William Mayes      46      Mutford      4a     483.
  3. Find my past web sites, online or, First name(s)      FRANCES
    Last name      MARJORAM
    Gender      Unknown
    Birth day      -
    Birth month      -
    Birth year      1835
    Age      90
    Death quarter      4
    Death year      1925
    District      YARMOUTH
    County      Norfolk
    Volume      4B
    Page      43
    Country      England
    Record set      England & Wales deaths 1837-2007
    Category      Life Events (BDMs)
    Subcategory      Deaths & burials
    Collections from      United Kingdom.
  4. Free parish registers, online,      Suffolk
    Place     Burgh Castle
    Church     St Peter Paul
    RegisterNumber     440
    BaptismDate     30 Aug 1852
    Forename     Mary Ann
    Sex     F
    MotherForename     Frances
    MotherSurname     ALDISS
    Abode     Burgh Castle
    Notes     B.B.
    FileNumber     20293.