William Canham

#51954, b. 27 January 1732, d. 1832

Individual's Timeline

Christening27 January 1732William Canham1
Marriage6 January 1756William Canham2
Marriage of Daughter1788Hannah Canham3
Marriage of Son2 December 1800John Canham4,5
Death of Father1813William Canham
Death Assumed1832William Canham

Primary events

Research Notes

  • Research note 01: A William CANHAM was buried in Littleport 29th July 1797. There are no ages on the NBI burials in Littleport before 1825. No transcription of the headstones in the churchyard are on the internet. There was an inquest into the death, as a Paul, servant to Mr Henry TANSLEY the younger of Littleport, made a deposition..6

Children of William Canham and Hannah Fletcher


  1. International Genealogical Index (IGI), https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/N1ND-K2R
    Name: William Canham
    Gender: Male
    Christening Date: 27 Jan 1732
    Christening Place: Littleport, Cambridge, England
    Birth Date:
    Death Date:
    Name Note:
    Father's Name: William Canham
    Father's Birthplace:
    Father's Age:
    Mother's Name: Mary Canham
    Mother's Birthplace:
    Mother's Age:
    Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C03461-8
    System Origin: England-EASy
    GS Film number: 2206070
    Reference ID: yr 1599-1812
    Collection: William Canham, "England, Births and Christenings, 1538-1975."
  2. International Genealogical Index (IGI), spouse:     Hannah Fletcher
    groom's name:     William Canham
    bride's name:     Hannah Fletcher
    marriage date:     06 Jan 1756
    marriage place:     Littleport, Cambridge, England
    indexing project (batch) number:     M01875-3
    system origin:     England-EASy
    source film number:     2206070.
  3. Find my past web sites, online http://www.findmypast.com or http://www.findmypast.com.au, Year:      1788
    Supplied Surname:      CANHAM
    Surname:      CANHAM
    Full First name:      Hannah
    Supplied First Name:      Han
    Spouse Surname:      BOWEN
    Spouse Full First name:      Barth
    Spouse First Name:      Barth
    Place:      LITTLEPORT
    County:      Cambridgeshire
    Record source:      Boyd's Marriage Index 1538-1840
    Data provider:      Society of Genealogists.
  4. Free parish registers, online http://www.freereg.org.uk,      Norfolk
    Place     Fincham
    Church     St Martin with St Michael Prs
    RegisterNumber     183
    MarriageDate     02 Dec 1800
    GroomForename     John
    GroomSurname     CANHAM
    GroomParish     Upwell
    BrideForename     Ann
    BrideSurname     SPINKS
    WitnessOneForename     Ambrose
    WitnessOneSurname     WHITEMAN
    WitnessTwoForename     Thos
    WitnessTwoSurname     WRIGHT
    Notes     By Licence.Groom Signed By Mark
    FileNumber     1228.
  5. Certificate or Original Parish Reg Entry, Extract from original records, family search image number 36.
  6. Cambridgeshire Archives, online http://calm.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/ArchiveCatalogue, Title      Conditional surrender: Littleport: Jacob Canham, farmer, of Littleport, to Benjamin Arber, miller, of Littleport: 35p. land in Victoria Street, Littleport. 2 July, 1891
    Date      1891
    ReferenceNo      283/B21/27
    Repository      Cambridgeshire Archives.
  7. International Genealogical Index (IGI), parents:     Wm. Canham, Hannah Canham
    name:     Sarah Canham
    gender:     Female
    baptism/christening date:     15 Aug 1773
    baptism/christening place:     Littleport, Cambridge, England
    father's name:     Wm. Canham
    mother's name:     Hannah Canham
    indexing project (batch) number:     C03461-8
    system origin:     England-EASy
    source film number:     2206070.