Charles Bell

#18948, b. 8 July 1826, d. December 1870

Individual's Timeline

Birth1826Charles Bell
Christening8 July 1826Charles Bell1
Marriage28 May 1860Charles Bell2,3
Marr RegJune 1860Charles Bell2
Death RegDecember 1870Charles Bell4

Primary events

  • Birth: Charles Bell was born in 1826 in Norwich, Norfolk, England.
  • Christening: He was christened on 8 July 1826 in St Michael Coslany, Norwich, Norfolk, England. Living in St George's Colgate.1
  • Marriage: He married Lydia Purdy, daughter of Jeremiah Purdy, on Monday, 28 May 1860 in St Clement's Church, Norwich, Norfolk, England, when they were 31 years ~&~ 33 years, 10 months and 20 days old. A first marriage for both that was witnessed by William PORTER and Susan PURDY.2,3
  • Marr Reg: The marriage of Charles and Lydia Purdy was registered in the quarter ended June 1860 in the Norwich registration district.2
  • Death Reg: Charles's death was registered in the quarter ended in December 1870 in the Norwich registration district, aged 43. No probate. (His age calculates to 44 years and 4 months).4

Secondary circumstances

  • Occupation: Charles was a cordwainer.

Census details

Family of Charles Bell and Lydia Purdy


  1. Free parish registers, online, County     Norfolk
    Place     Norwich
    Church     St Michael Coslany
    RegisterNumber     679
    BaptismDate     08 Jul 1826
    Forename     Charles
    Sex     M
    FatherForename     Michael
    MotherForename     Lucy
    FatherSurname     BELL
    Abode     St Georges Colgate
    FatherOccupation     Cordwainer.
  2. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online, Bell      Charles            and
    Purdy      Lydia            Norwich      4b     208.     
  3. Free parish registers, online,      Norfolk
    Place     Norwich
    Church     St Clement's
    RegisterNumber     375
    MarriageDate     28 May 1860
    GroomForename     Charles
    GroomSurname     BELL
    GroomAge     32
    GroomCondition     Bachelor
    GroomOccupation     Shoemaker
    BrideForename     Lydia
    BrideSurname     PURDY
    BrideAge     31
    BrideCondition     Spinster
    GroomFatherForename     Michael
    GroomFatherSurname     B TO ELL
    GroomFatherOccupation     Shoemaker
    BrideFatherForename     Jeremiah
    BrideFatherSurname     PURDY
    BrideFatherOccupation     Dealer
    WitnessOneForename     William
    WitnessOneSurname     PORTER
    WitnessTwoForename     Susan
    WitnessTwoSurname     PURDY
    FileNumber     17754.
  4. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online, Bell      Charles      43      Norwich      4b     71.