Maria Bell1

#13400, b. 9 September 1827, d. 27 April 1916

  • Father: Charles Bell b. 25 Mar 1792, d. Dec 1873
  • Mother: Martha Winter

Individual's Timeline

Christening9 September 1827Maria Bell1,2
Marriage6 March 1855Maria Bell1,3
Marriage of Son13 September 1886John Base4
Marriage of Son13 May 1888Frederick Base5,6
Marriage of Daughter2 March 1891Maria "Polly" Base7
Marriage of Son29 August 1894Walter George Base8,7
Death28 January 1902John Base9
Marriage of SonJune 1907Frederick Base1,6
Death27 April 1916Maria Base1,6,7

Primary events

Secondary circumstances

Census details

Research Notes

  • Research note 01: Maria BELL is the granddaughter of Samuel WINTER (b 1765 in Norwich). Her husband John BASE is the the 2nd great grandson of John WINTER (b 1723 in Norwich). I have yet to find any connection between the 2 WINTER lines..
  • Research note 02: biographical entry for the person she may have resided with in 1881.

    Name: Whitmarsh, Robert Thomas
    Dates: -1921
    Occupations: canon
    Groups: Church Dignitaries, Representatives, Administrators
    Archive: British Biographical Archive
    Fiche: II 1837,396-397

    Title of Source: Clergy List
    The Clergy List : with which is incorporated the clerical guide and ecclesiastical directory, 1914. - London. - 1914

    Title of Source: WWW 1916
    Who Was Who 1916-1928. - London. - 1929.12

Children of Maria Bell and John Base


  1. Valerie Grey-Wilson, Base.
  2. International Genealogical Index (IGI), 7323308 - 0822864 Film NONE.
  3. Marriage Certificate.
  4. Certificate or Original Parish Reg Entry, Extract from original records, Copy received from Jean Eastoe.
  5. BDM, British Isles Vital Record CD, Frederick BASE
    Sex: M

    Spouse: Mary Ann Elizabeth WELHAM
    Marriage: 13 May 1888
    St Nicholas, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England

    Batch number: Dates Source Call No. Type Printout Call No. Type
    M163157 1886-1899 1526459 Film NONE.

  6. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online
  7. Copies of original certificates and docs.
  8. BDM, British Isles Vital Record CD.
  9. Certificate or Original Parish Reg Entry, Extract from original records.
  10. Website ( "Name:     Maria Base
    Death Age:     88
    Birth Date:     abt 1828
    Death Date:     abt 1916
    Death Place:     131 Mill Rd Southtown
    Burial Date:     1 May 1916
    Burial Place:     Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England
    Cemetery:     Gorleston Old Cemetery
    Cemetery Section:     C
    Grave Number:     75
    Interment Number:     6847
    Cemetery Notes:     Consecrated."
  11. Norfolk Trans Archive, online, BASE, John, 44     hd, mar, shoemaker, (Row 27)
    BASE, Maria, 44     wf, mar
    BASE, John, 17     s, unm, Shoemaker,

    BASE, Charles W, 10     s

    BASE, Maria, 6     d

    BASE, Frederick, 3     s

    BASE, Walter G, 6m     s
  12. Unknown agency, British Biographical Archive, British Biographical Archive Fiche: II 1837,396-397.