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William BENSLEY

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Marriages Dec Qtr 1839 Mitford 13 531
BENSLEY William & BLOMFIELD Frances


Births Sep Qtr 1845 BENSLEY William Swaffham 13 304 ms LAKE ??

William c. 20 Jul 1845 Swaffham, Norfolk
William BENSLEY & Frances

Deaths Sep Qtr 1845 BENSLEY William [0] Mitford & Launditch 13 122

If it was not for the baptism I'd say they only named one son William. But if the 1845 death is the one baptised 1845 then I can't find a birth reg for either William with mmn Blomfield/Bloomfield.

The other curious thing is that the son born after is James b. Swaffham on the shipping record which fits this

BENSLEY, - -
GRO Reference: 1849 D Quarter in OF THE SWAFFHAM UNION Volume 13 Page 273


Shipping record says William was born 1852 in Hull.

Death 17863/1924 BENSLEY WILLIAM - WILLIAM - FRANCES - LIVERPOOL

BENSLEY William Death notice 05NOV1924 Death 72 late of Fairfield, formerly of Crookwell SMH 07NOV1924

William sen died in NSW in 1892 as did Frances.

EDIT: I know where they are buried but not the denomination.

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A birth reg for Ann/Julia ??

Ann Julia c. 25 Oct 1846 Swaffham, Norfolk
William BENSLEY & Frances

BENSLEY Julia 6 and family 'John Gray' 1852 Reels 2136, 2463


It's not as if the family didn't believe in registration

Births Sep 1840 BENSLEY Henry Mitford & Launditch 13 199 ms BLOMFIELD

Henry c. 27 Sep 1840 Norwich, Norfolk
William BENSLEY & Frances

BENSLEY Henry 12 and family 'John Gray' 1852 Reels 2136, 2463
 

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Anna Maria Bensley
Christening Date 18 Mar 1849
Christening Place Swaffham, Norfolk
Birth Date 4 Mar 1849
Father's Name William Bensley
Mother's Name Anna Maria Lake

Lake is not an error then.


It seems half the children of William & Frances have no birth reg.

William bap 1845
Ann/Julia bap 1846
William b. abt 1852 Hull
 

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Found these on FreeReg

Wesleyan Methodist Circuit, Swaffham

James Bensley born 19/7/1842 bapt. 28/7/1842 William/Frances Blomfield
William Bensley born 2/6/1845 bapt 20/7/1845 William/Frances
Ann Julia Bensley born 14/9/1846 bapt. 25/10/1846 William/Frances

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William and Anna Maria had several children and also buried a few of them, including son William in 1845. Have a look on FreeReg.

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Thanks Emeltee.

County Norfolk
Place Great Fransham
Church All Saints
RegisterNumber 6
MarriageDate 21 Nov 1839
GroomForename William
GroomSurname BENSLEY
GroomAge
GroomParish
GroomCondition Single Man
GroomOccupation Labourer
GroomAbode Gt. Fransham
BrideForename Frances
BrideSurname BLOMFIELD
BrideAge
BrideParish
BrideCondition Single Woman
BrideOccupation
BrideAbode Gt. Fransham
GroomFatherForename Henry
GroomFatherSurname BENSLEY
GroomFatherOccupation Labourer
BrideFatherForename Robert
BrideFatherSurname BLOMFIELD
BrideFatherOccupation Labourer
WitnessOneForename James
WitnessOneSurname POLL %
WitnessTwoForename Anne
WitnessTwoSurname BENSLEY % married same day same place
Notes All parties signed X
FileNumber 2581

That's CofE.

I can't explain why some children have birth reg and others don't because it does not seem connected with denomination at the time. The shipping record has them as CofE.


Arrived 25 Nov 1852 - Reel 2463
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

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Henry the eldest I don't know re marriage and burial.

Ann Julia married Wesleyan.

James I don't know.

William born Hull buried Wesleyan. Baptised in NSW Wesleyan

Baptisms in the Parish of Camden in the County of Camden 1853
No. - William - William & Frances Bensley Abode: Cobbity Paddock Quality or Profession: Labourer When Born: July 3rd 1852 When Baptised: Feby. 9th By whom the Ceremony was performed: John Bowes


Elizabeth born in NSW baptised Wesleyan.
 
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Marriages Dec Qtr 1839 Mitford & Launditch 13 531
POLL James & BENSLEY Anne

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POWLEY, SARAH ANN - BENNEY
GRO Reference: 1847 M Quarter in MITFORD AND LAUNDITCH Volume 13 Page 229

#249 St Mary c. 7 Nov 1847 Little Fransham Sarah Anne - James & Anne - Rector A W Langton

Sarah Anne Pall
Baptism Date: 7 Nov 1847
Baptism Place: Little Fransham, Norfolk
Father: James Pall
Mother: Anne Pall
FHL Film Number: 2262437
Reference ID: p 32

Sarah Anne Pale
Baptism Date: 7 Nov 1847
Baptism Place: Little Fransham, Norfolk
Father: James Pale
Mother: Anne Pale
FHL Film Number: 1526559
Reference ID: item 2 p 32

Poll, Pale, Paul, Pall, ...
 
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Thanks Ellie.

That site is new to me.

Sarah Ann(e) is the only one missing a birth reg. It looks possible however it would mean a baptism at about 8 months whereas siblings were baptised at 1 or 2 months.

I've not managed to rule it out yet.

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James
Last name-Poll SexMale
Age
Of Full Age
Residence-Great Fransham
Marriage year-1839
Marriage date-21 Nov 1839
Parish-Great Fransham
Diocese-Norwich
Spouse's first name(s)-Anne
Spouse's last name-Bensley
Spouse's ageOf Full Age
Spouse's parish-Gt Fransham
Father's first name(s)-James
Father's last name-Wright
Spouse's father's first name(s)-Henry
Spouse's father's last name-Bensley
CountyNorfolk
CountryEngland
 

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This is one in my tree from that site that was easy to spot.

10 18/06/1815 James Wright POLL - - Elizabeth POLL

239 18/10/1846 Robert POWLEY Abraham POWLEY Butcher Anne
249 07/11/1847 Sarah Anne PALL James PALL Labourer Anne
250 30/01/1848 James POWLEY Abraham POWLEY Butcher Anne

Where is the baptism for a Sarah Ann POWLEY?

I have several families that will be on that site Bensley, Watman, Poll, Blomfield, Wright, Nunn, Fisher, Barclay, Moore,

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Abraham Powley
marriage: 25 January 1832 Great Fransham, Norfolk
spouse: Ann Ralleson

Rallison/Ralleson does not look like Benny.
 

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Sarah Ann
Last name-Pall
SexFemale
Birth year
Baptism year1847
Baptism date-07 Nov 1847
Father's first name(s)-James
Mother's first name(s)-Anne
Parish-Little Fransham
Diocese-Norwich
County-Norfolk
Country-England
ArchiveNorfolk Record Office
Archive reference-PD 682/3
Page-32 Record setNorfolk Baptisms
 

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Henry
Last name-Pall

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Male
Birth year
- Baptism year1850
Baptism date-31 Mar 1850
Father's first name(s)-James
Mother's first name(s)-Anne
Parish-Little Fransham
Diocese-Norwich
County-Norfolk
Country-England ArchiveNorfolk Record Office
Archive reference-PD 682/3
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Record setNorfolk Baptisms
 

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James
Last namePall

SexMale
Birth year
Baptism year1842
Baptism date12 Jun 1842
Father's first name(s)James
Mother's first name(s)Anne
ParishLittle Fransham

DioceseNorwich
CountyNorfolk
CountryEngland
ArchiveNorfolk Record Office
Archive referencePD 682/3
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