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George and Sarah Harper

George and Sarah Harper (nee Benns) married in Bedford in 1848. George born 1822 in Great Bartford, Sarah born in 1819 in Mutford. Need some help with both sets of their parents, have hit a brick wall. Anything would be appreciated.


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Hi Kazz,

Sarah Beenns baptised 12 April 1818 Mutfolrd Suffolk – Robert & Mary Benns – FHL 918501

marriage has
15 June 1848 George Harper full age bachelor – carpenter of Elstow – father George Harper lab to Sarah Banns full age spinster servant of Cresent, Bedford – father Robert Banns lab

findagrave has George Harper b 1822 Great Bartford Bedfordshire died 8 May 1891 Elstow buried St Mary & St Helena Churchyard Elstow
Sarah Harper b 1818 Mutford Suffolk died 4 Nov 1899 buried with husband

Robert Benns/Banns etc b 1791 Mutford married 1814 Suffolk to Mary Clarke (1787-1878) – died 20 Aug 1848 Ellough Suffolk
wife Mary b 1787 Brampton Suffolk on 1851, 1861, 1871 census – she died 1878 Mutford age 91- buried 21 Feb 1878

having trouble with George's birth around 1822 with father George..- Great Bartford is only 4km from Cambridge border so could have been reg there..
maybe someone else can find him...

regards Val
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