John Canham1

#51960, b. 19 August 1733

Individual's Timeline

Christening19 August 1733John Canham1

Primary events

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Research Notes

  • Research note 01: Possibly dead by 1798, as property owned and lived in by John CANHAM's heirs was taxed in Littleport.3
  • Research note 02: Possibly the father of 1 or 2 illegitimate children
    1 by Jean WILKIN before 1775, and
    1 by Ann LEE, born in Littleport in 1761.4


  1. International Genealogical Index (IGI), :      C03461-8.
  2. Website ( "UK, Poll Books and Electoral Registers, 1538-1893 about John Canham
    Name:      John Canham
    Poll Year:      1780
    Hundred:      Ely And South Part Of Witchford
    Parish or Rectory:      Littleport
    County:      Cambridgeshire."
  3. Website ( "UK, Land Tax Redemption, 1798 about John Canham
    Proprietor:      Thos How
    Tenant:      John Canham
    Residence:      Littleport, Isle of Ely, England
    Year:      1798
    Volume:      1."
  4. Cambridgeshire Archives, online, Title      Bastardy. Bond by John Canham of Littleport, waterman, for child of Ann Lee of Littleport. 20 June 1761
    Date      1761
    ReferenceNo      P109/15/17
    Repository      Cambridgeshire Archives
    Title      Littleport Town Lands Charity. Account Book, mainly disbursments to poor and rentals of Feoffees estate. At beginning of volume, vestry resolution to take distress of goods of Thomas Lorkins for poor rate, 28 March 1774, list of persons drawn for the militia 1776, vestry resolution to give security to Waterbeach for a bastard child of Jean Wilkin and John Canham, 1775 and list of Feoffees. At back of volume - vestry appointment of George Waddington, esq. as Commissioner of Bedford Level signed by holders of 10a. taxable land 1780, sketch plan of charity estates? n.d., and agreement to allow turf digging at £14 p.a. signed by the feoffees and other, 1777. 1774 - 1838
    Date      1774 - 1838
    ReferenceNo      P109/25/23.