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Henry BENSLEY in Norfolk

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1841
Civil Parish: Great Fransham
Hundred: Launditch
County: Norfolk
Registration District: Mitford
Sub-RD: Litcham
ED: 11
Address: ?
Henry Bently 50 Ag lab
Barbary Bently 60
Emily Stanner 5
All born in county


Deaths Mar Qtr 1851
Bensley Barbara Mitford 13 186

name: Barbara Bensley
gender: Female
burial date: 12 Mar 1851
burial place: Great Fransham, Norfolk

Henry b. 1790 Gressenhall arrived in NSW in Nov 1852.

I'd like a look up please for Henry in 1851.

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Was this his first mar., Dave? Beetley is about a mile from Gressenhall.

Name: Henry Bensley
Spouse: Elizabeth Nun
Event Date: 25 Jan 1811
Event Place: Beetley, Norfolk, England
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I07337-8
System Origin: England-EASy
GS Film number: 1471681
Reference ID: item 13

Looks like his marriage to Barbara!

Name: Henry Bensley
Spouse: Barbara Warmen
Event Date: 19 Oct 1834
Event Place: Fransham, Norfolk, England
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I07437-8
System Origin: England-EASy
GS Film number: 2262493
Reference ID: item 4 p 21

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Yes, yes, and yes, and maybe. :biggrin:

Widowers on Embarkation
Henry 62 Farm Servt. Grasenhaul Co Norfolk Henry & Mary both dead Wesleyan Neither Two Sons Jas. & Henry living at Camden Good None Paid £15


William 36 Farm Labourer Great Fransham Norfolk England Henry & Elizabeth Mother dead Father on board CofE Both Two Brothers James & Henry Bensley Farmers Camden New South Wales Good None Paid £4 for Self & family
Frances 32 - Little Fransham Norfolk England Robert & Elizabeth Bloomfield living at Little Fransham Norfolk England CofE Both None Good None
Henry 12 Great Fransham
Julia 6 Little Fransham
James 4 Swaffham
William Infant Hull Yorkshire

1851
Civil Parish: Great Fransham
County: Norfolk
Registration District: Mitford
Sub-RD: Dereham
Address: Chequers Lane, Great Fransham
BENSLEY William Head Married 35 Ag Lab Great Fransham Norfolk
BENSLEY Frances Wife Married 30 Little Fransham Norfolk
BENSLEY Henry Son 10 Great Fransham Norfolk
BENSLEY Julia Daughter 4 Little Fransham Norfolk
BENSLEY James Son 2 Swaffham Norfolk


Two married daughters also.
 
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Henry Bensley
Spouse: Hannah Clifton
Marriage Date: 1846
Marriage Place: New South Wales
Registration Place: Campbelltown, New South Wales
Registration Year: 1846
Volume Number: V C

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I can't find Henry Sr. in 1851, though his son may have come out first...

Hannah Clifton
Birth Year: abt 1823
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Arrival Date: 26 Jul 1841
Vessel Name: Queen Victoria
Origin Location: Hollinton, Sussex, England
 

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Parents fit..

Henry Bensley
Death Date: 1858
Death Place: New South Wales
Father's Name: Henry
Mother's Name: Elizabeth
Registration Year: 1858
Registration Place: Camden, New South Wales
Registration number: 3147
 

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The other married daughter below in 1851 and no father Henry there either. So the possibility he is with married daughter Elizabeth and MORE/MOORE family in 1851.

1851
Civil Parish: Little Fransham
County: Norfolk
Registration District: Mitford
Sub-RD: East Dereham
Address: Back Road, Little Fransham
POLL James Head Married M 36 1815 Ag Lab Little Fransham Norfolk
POLL Ann Wife Married F 36 1815 Ag Lab Wife Great Fransham Norfolk
POLL William Son M 11 1840 Ag Lab Son Field Work Little Fransham Norfolk
POLL James Son M 7 1844 Ag Lab Son School Little Fransham Norfolk
POLL Sarah Ann Daughter F 4 1857 Ag Lab Daughter Little Fransham Norfolk
POLL Henry Son M 0 (1m) 1851 Ag Lab Son Little Fransham Norfolk
 

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Henry senior, son William and family and married daughters Elizabeth and Anne.

This family has not been found in 1851.

Arrived Nov 1852
MOORE (MORE)William 27 Farm Servt. Great Fransham Norfolk Wm. & Susan both living at Little Fransham Ch. of Eng Both
Elizabeth 27 - Great Fransham Norfolk Henry & Elizabeth Bensley Father on board Ch. of Eng Read
George H 4 - Great Fransham Norfolk Parents on board Ch. of Eng Neither


Marriages Dec 1845
William More & Elizabeth Bensley Mitford Vol 13 p 573
 
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I can't find Henry Sr. in 1851, though his son may have come out first...

Hannah Clifton
Birth Year: abt 1823
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Arrival Date: 26 Jul 1841
Vessel Name: Queen Victoria
Origin Location: Hollinton, Sussex, England
Yes a large family of Cliftons arrived 1841.


Oh.

Damn. :)

The tree has mixed the 'John Grey' and the 'John Gray'


I'll get this 100% right in a minute.

Henry BENSLEY junior and James arrived before 1851.

William and Henry senior and 2 married daughters arrived Nov 1852.

I assume Henry senior is with married daughter Elizabeth in 1851 since neither have been found.
 
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Henry BENSLEY junior and James arrived before 1851.

William and Henry senior and 2 married daughters arrived Nov 1852.

I assume Henry senior is with married daughter Elizabeth in 1851 since neither have been found.
He's not with Elizabeth...

Civil Parish: Great Fransham
County: Norfolk
Registration District: Mitford
Sub-registration District: Dereham
ED: 7
HO107; Piece: 1825; Folio: 370; Page: 15

William Moore 27 [Ag Lab]
Elizabeth Moore 27
George Moore 3
David Moore 9 Mo
[All b. Little or Great Fransham]

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Thanks Geoff.

That's progress. :biggrin:

I didn't have that family in 1851.

There is one more daughter but she has not been found in 1841. She may have died young or married but I have nothing more on her:

Sarah #60 Great Fransham All Saints c. 24 Jan 1828 Henry & Elizabeth
 

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Didn't you have a Loiterton, Loderton or similar in one of your lines, it looks messy so I wont pursue unless you think it worthwhile...
:biggrin: Messy :biggrin:

You only mentioned two of 12 variations.

Do you have something I don't? A leading question.
 

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I found a dead-end link in Lincolnshire, but noticed this.. Elizabeth is from Lincolnshire

Henry Bensley
Spouse: Elizabeth Lorterton
Marriage Date: 1867
Marriage Place: New South Wales
Registration Place: Berrima, New South Wales
Registration Year: 1867
Registration number: 1582
 

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I think I have that family covered thanks Geoff.

Her parents:

Charles Lanterton & Susannah Buffham
5 Jun 1838 Sutton St Nicholas, Lincoln

Her grandparents:

8 Sep 1807 Long Sutton
Thomas LIGHTESTON & Sarah RUBBINS Batch: M030862
Thomas LIGHTERTON & Sarah RUBBINS Batch: M030863

Jas BUFFHAM & Mary WINKLEY
14 May 1800 Long Sutton
 

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Only one query.

Sarah BUFFHAM b. 1806 Gedney

Can we show this is the same Sarah:

Sarah Buffham
marriage: 1 Jun 1829 Holbeach,​ Lincoln
spouse: William Marriott


Deaths Mar Qtr 1846
MARRIOTT Sarah Johnson Holbeach 14 260

I don't know about that middle name Johnson. It may rule that death out or the death may not fit the marriage. Might be the death of a daughter. Or it might be William's mother. I have no idea.

As far as my tree is concerned all I have is the 1 Jul 1806 baptism for Sarah confirmed.
 

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