Archer Beales1

#14825, b. 3 April 1793, d. 5 January 1867

Individual's Timeline

Birth3 April 1793Archer Beales1,2
Christening14 April 1793Archer Beales1,2
Marriage21 November 1814Sarah Catchpole3
Marriage18 December 1816Archer Beales4
Marriage of Son11 September 1847Archer Christopher Beales5,6
Marriage of Daughter15 June 1848Emily Beales7
Marriage of Son20 December 1857Archer Christopher Beales1,5
Death5 January 1867Archer Beales1,5

Primary events

Secondary circumstances

  • Occupation: Archer was a maltster and a farmer.
  • Name Variation: He was also known as Arch or Archibald Bales.
  • Note - illiterate: 1814 Archer was illiterate. When he witnessed a marriage.

Census details

  • In 1841 Archer Beales may have been found in Oulton when the census was taken. Good chance this is the right family. Transcribed as Archibald Beales (40), Sarah BEALES (40), Archibald BEALES (17) and an Honor BULLEN aged 79. Honour may be Sarah's mother but we should wait for confirmation. Honor died march qtr 1845 mutford 13/435.
  • In the census taken on the night of 30th March 1851, Archer was the head of the household and Sarah was his wife. The address was Oulton, Suffolk, England.
  • In the census taken on the night of 7th April 1861, Archer was the head of the household and Sarah was his wife. The address was Oulton, England., along with James RIGG a lodger and next door to David BULLE and his wife Mary Ann who may be related to Sarah.


Archer Beales's headstone in the St Michael's Churchyard reads In memory of Archer Beales who died January 6th 1867.

Research Notes

  • Research note 01: Marriages for this period in Heckingham have been transcribed in the Boyd index. None of the on line transcriptions have them..

Children of Archer Beales and Sarah Bullen


  1. Letter, Shelly to Shirley Elrick, 2001.
  2. Free parish registers, online, County     Norfolk
    Place     Bergh Apton
    Church     St Peter and St Paul
    DateOfBirth     03 Apr 1793
    BaptismDate     14 Apr 1793
    Forename     Arch
    Sex     M
    FatherForename     John
    MotherForename     Anne
    FatherSurname     BALES
    MotherSurname     FLEGG
    FileNumber     4377.
  3. Free parish registers, online,      Norfolk
    Place     Loddon
    Church     Holy Trinity
    RegisterNumber     17
    MarriageDate     21 Nov 1814
    GroomForename     Adam
    GroomSurname     BALES
    GroomParish     Loddon
    GroomCondition     Single Man
    BrideForename     Sarah
    BrideSurname     CATCHPOOLE
    BrideParish     Loddon
    BrideCondition     Single Woman
    WitnessOneForename     Susan
    WitnessOneSurname     BALES
    WitnessTwoForename     Archer
    WitnessTwoSurname     BALES
    Notes     mark of both
    FileNumber     10315.
  4. BDM, Norfolk Marriages 1801-1837, BALES Archer 18 12 16 BULLEN Sarah Heckingham 264.
  5. Copies of original certificates and docs.
  6. BDM, British Isles Vital Record CD, BEALES, Archer               
    Wife:     Elizabeth AYERS          
    Marriage Date:     11 Sep 1847     
    Recorded in:     Yarmouth, Norfolk, England
    Collection:     St Nicholas
    Husband's Father:     Archer BEALES
    Wife's Father:     John AYERS
    Source:     FHL Film 1526457     Dates:     1847 - 1851.
  7. Free parish registers, online,      Norfolk
    Place     Great Yarmouth
    Church     St Nicholas
    RegisterNumber     247
    MarriageDate     15 Jun 1848
    GroomForename     James
    GroomSurname     JARMEY
    GroomCondition     Bachelor
    GroomOccupation     Labourer
    GroomAbode     Lowestoft
    BrideForename     Emily
    BrideSurname     BALES
    BrideCondition     Spinster
    BrideAbode     Great Yarmouth
    GroomFatherForename     Samuel
    GroomFatherSurname     JARMEY
    GroomFatherOccupation     Labourer
    BrideFatherForename     Archer
    BrideFatherSurname     BALES
    BrideFatherOccupation     Labourer
    WitnessOneForename     George
    WitnessOneSurname     SAUNDERS
    WitnessTwoForename     Eleanor
    WitnessTwoSurname     SAUNDERS
    Notes     He signs X She signs X Lic
    FileNumber     22687.
  8. Burials in Britain, DB - National Burial Index (Britain), on CD at home.
  9. International Genealogical Index (IGI), C104831      1813 - 1837.