Jane Bessey1

#37051, b. 5 March 1837
  • Father: Miles Bessey1 b. 21 Oct 1781, d. Apr 1837
  • Mother: Ann Cockerel1 b. 1794, d. Dec 1879

Individual's Timeline

Christening5 March 1837Jane Bessey1

Primary events

Census details

  • In the census taken on the night of 6th June 1841 Jane was included in the household of Ann Cockerel in Thrigby Road, Filby, Norfolk, England along with William Cockerel and John Bessey. She was aged 3 years.. William was born before Ann married and is named as COCKEREL in the 1851 census.
  • In 1851 in Great Yarmouth Jane Bessey was included in the household of William and Elziabeth WICKHAM watchmakersw and jewellers. Jane was the only house servant.
  • In 1861 in Great Yarmouth Jane Bessey was included in the household of Charles CHIPPERFIELD, a widower. Jane is his housekeeper whose ocupation is listed as a flower keeper?

Research Notes

  • Research note 01: Jane disappears from the census after 1861, but does not show up in deaths nor marriages.


  1. Free parish registers, online http://www.freereg.org.uk,      Norfolk
    Place     Filby
    Church     All Saints
    RegisterNumber     351
    BaptismDate     05 Mar 1837
    Forename     Jane
    Sex     -
    FatherForename     Miles
    MotherForename     Ann
    FatherSurname     BESSEY
    FatherOccupation     Labourer
    FileNumber     6597.