Robert Cannell1

#23831, b. 8 March 1801, d. March 1869

Individual's Timeline

Birth8 March 1801Robert Cannell1
Christening9 March 1801Robert Cannell1
Marriage28 November 1822Robert Cannell2
Probate1862Ann Cannell
Probate9 June 1866James Cannell
Probate25 January 1867Nun Cannell
Death RegMarch 1869Robert Cannell3
Death15 March 1869Robert Cannell4
Probate30 July 1869Robert Cannell

Primary events

  • Birth: Robert Cannell was born on 8 March 1801 in Thorpe St Andrew, Norfolk, England.1
  • Christening: He was christened on 9 March 1801 in St Andrew's, Thorpe St Andrew, Norfolk, England.1
  • Marriage: He married Catherine Risebrook on Thursday, 28 November 1822 in St Stephen's Church, Norwich, Norfolk, England, when they were 21 years, 8 months and 20 days ~&~ 22 years old. Witnessed by James CANELL and Ann RISEBROOK.2
  • (Admin_beneficiary_2) Probate: In 1862 Robert Cannell became one of the administrators named in the probate documents of Ann Cannell; The Estate was valued at £4,000.
  • (Admin_beneficiary) Probate: In 1866 Robert Cannell became the administrator and/or the beneficiary named in the probate documents of James Cannell; The Estate was valued at £100. The will was also probated to William HOWES, a tallow chandler in 1865.
  • (Admin_beneficiary_2) Probate: In 1867 Robert Cannell became one of the administrators named in the probate documents of Nun Cannell; The Estate was valued at £1,500.
  • Death Reg: Robert's death was registered in the quarter ended in March 1869 in the Norwich registration district. (His age calculates to 67 years and 11 months).3
  • Death: Robert died on 15 March 1869 in King Street, Norwich, Norfolk, England, (Aged 68 years and 7 days, worked back from recorded birth date).4
  • Probate: His estate was probated on 30 July 1869. Catherine Cannell was the administrator and/or the beneficiary. The Estate was valued at £200.

Secondary circumstances

  • Occupation: Robert was a baker.

Census details

  • Robert was named first in the census taken on the night of 6th June 1841. The address was King Street, Norwich St Peter per Mountergate, Norfolk, England. He was aged 39 years.. With Hannah KINNEAR and 2 children, as well as Elizabeth RISEBROOK aged 65.
  • Between 1851 and 1861 Robert Cannell may have been found in Norwich St Peter per Mountergate when the census was taken. Robert and Catherine (born London 1801) bakers living in Norwich St Peter by Mountgate. This couple married in 28 Nov 1822 in St Stephen's Norwich. Robert was a baker, and one witness was James CANNELL. Catherine's name was RISEBROOK. Parents not noted. Confirmed from Robert's occupation when he was the executor of his sister's will.

Research Notes

  • Research note 01: May have been the Robert CANNELL from Norwich who was transported for stealing fowls. He came to NSW 1833 on the 2nd voyage of the Andromeda. His trial was at the Norwich qtr sessions 4th July 1832. He was granted his certificate of freedom 17th June 1840. He was on the hulk 'Hardy' in 1832.

Family of Robert Cannell and Catherine Risebrook


  1. Free parish registers, online, County     Norfolk
    Place     Thorpe St Andrew
    Church     St Andrew
    DateOfBirth     08 Mar 1801
    BaptismDate     09 Mar 1801
    Forename     Robert
    Sex     M
    FatherForename     Henry
    MotherForename     Sarah
    FatherSurname     CANNELL
    MotherSurname     WOODCOCK.
  2. Free parish registers, online,      Norfolk
    Place     Norwich
    Church     St. Stephens
    RegisterNumber     291
    MarriageDate     28 Nov 1822
    GroomForename     Robert
    GroomSurname     CANNEL
    GroomParish     St Stephen
    GroomCondition     Bachelor
    GroomOccupation     Baker
    BrideForename     Catharine
    BrideSurname     RISEBROOK
    BrideParish     St Stephen
    BrideCondition     Spinster
    WitnessOneForename     James
    WitnessOneSurname     CANNELL
    WitnessTwoForename     Ann
    WitnessTwoSurname     RISEBROOK
    Notes     Banns
    FileNumber     3222.
  3. Website ( "England & Wales, FreeBMD Death Index: 1837-1915 about Robert Cannell
    Name:      Robert Cannell
    Estimated Birth Year:      abt 1801
    Date of Registration:      Jan-Feb-Mar 1869
    Age at Death:      68
    Registration district:      Norwich
    Inferred County:      Norfolk
    Volume:      4b
    Page:      101."
  4. Website ( "England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966 about Robert Cannell
    Name:      Robert Cannell
    Probate Date:      30 Jul 1869
    Death Date:      15 Mar 1869
    Death Place:      Norwich, Norfolk, England
    Registry:      Norwich."