William Alexander

#27014, b. 29 August 1845, d. between 1876 and 1881

Individual's Timeline

Birth29 August 1845William Alexander1
Christening28 September 1845William Alexander
Marr RegDecember 1864William Alexander2
Marriage18 December 1864William Alexander3
Deathbetween 1876 and 1881William Alexander

Primary events

  • Birth: William Alexander was born on 29 August 1845 in Loddon, Norfolk, England.1
  • Christening: He was christened on 28 September 1845 in Holy Trinity, Loddon, Norfolk, England.
  • Marr Reg: The marriage of William and Charlotte Bensley was registered in the quarter ended December 1864 in the Great Yarmouth registration district.2
  • Marriage: William Alexander married Charlotte Bensley, daughter of John Bensley and Mary Ann Hambling, on Sunday, 18 December 1864 in St Nicholas' Church, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England, when they were 21 years, 1 month and 14 days ~&~ 19 years, 3 months and 19 days old.3
  • Death: William died between 1876 and 1881, Last son born in 1877 and Charlotte was a widow in the 1881 census. No deaths in Norfolk, and only likely one is March qtr 1881 - ALEXANDER     William     35     Hastings     2b     26.

Secondary circumstances

  • Occupation: William was a smacksman.

Census details

  • He appeared on the census taken on the night of 30th March 1851, living in Old Market Place, Loddon, Norfolk, England in the household of his parents, Daniel Alexander and Mary Ann Simmons. He was 5 years old.
  • In 1861 in Great Yarmouth William Alexander was included in the household of the WELLS family who were smacksmen. William was a boarder.
  • In the census taken on the night of 2nd April 1871, William was the head of the household. The address was 9 row 119, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England. Daniel Alexander, Mary Ann CARTER'S husband and William ALEXANDER'S brother is stiill alive but not at home.

Children of William Alexander and Charlotte Bensley


  1. Free parish registers, online http://www.freereg.org.uk, County     Norfolk
    Place     Loddon
    Church     Holy Trinity
    RegisterNumber     225
    DateOfBirth     29 Aug 1845
    BaptismDate     28 Sep 1845
    Forename     William
    Sex     -
    FatherForename     Daniel
    MotherForename     Mary Anne
    FatherSurname     ALEXANDER
    FatherOccupation     Labourer
    FileNumber     6218.
  2. Free UK BDM index from 1837, online http://freebmd.rootsweb.com, ALEXANDER, William and HAMBLING, Charlotte in Yarmouth 4b/49.
  3. Find my past web sites, online http://www.findmypast.com or http://www.findmypast.com.au, First name(s)      William
    Last name      Alexander
    Name note      -
    Age      19
    Marriage year      1864
    Marriage date      1864
    Marriage place      St. Nicholas, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England
    Father's first name(s)      Daniel
    Father's last name      Alexander
    Mother's first name(s)      -
    Mother's last name      -
    Spouse's first name(s)      Charlotte
    Spouse's last name      Hambling
    Spouse's age      200000
    Spouse's birth year      1844
    Spouse's birth date      1844
    Spouse's father's fist name(s)      John
    Spouse's father's last name      Hambling
    Spouse's mother's first name(s)      -
    Spouse's mother's last name      -
    Residence      Yarmouth, Norfolk, England
    Place      Yarmouth
    County      Norfolk
    Country      England
    Batch number      M16315-5
    Record set      England Marriages 1538-1973
    Category      Birth, Marriage & Death (Parish Registers)
    Record collection      Marriages & divorces
    Collections from      United Kingdom.
  4. Free parish registers, online http://www.freereg.org.uk,      Norfolk
    Place     Great Yarmouth
    Church     St Nicholas
    RegisterNumber     1266
    DateOfBirth     09 Mar 1874
    BaptismDate     31 Dec 1877
    Forename     Emma
    Sex     F
    FatherForename     William
    MotherForename     Charlotte
    FatherSurname     ALEXANDER
    Abode     Row
    FatherOccupation     Fisherman
    FileNumber     15201.