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Marriages Dec Qtr 1839 Mitford 13 531

BENSLEY William - inft and family 'John Gray' 1852
Shipping record has born Hull, Yorkshire.


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

The NSW baptisms do not list place of birth. This is one example of several I have in my tree where the birth is in England.

Errors in ACI with the name as Bloomfield.
No birth reg found for this one either.

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

Deaths Dec Qtr 1845 BENSLEY William [0] Swaffham 13 185

Burial 13 Oct 1845 William Bensley Swaffham
William Bensley born 2 June 1845, baptised 20 July 1845 parents William and Frances. Aylsham Circuit Primitive Methodist. Residence Little Fransham.

Also baptised to William and Frances is James, born 19 July 1842 and baptised 28 July 1842, also Primitive Methodist

Burials Little Fransham
James Bensley buried 26 July 1845 aged 3
William Bensley buried 8 August 1845 agd 9 months (I think this should say 9 weeks)

The William Bensley buried Swaffham 13 October 1845 aged 10 weeks is the son of William Bensley and Anna Maria nee Lake, who was born Swaffham 1st August 1845, baptised 11 September 1845.

William and Frances, parents of the William born June 1845 also went on to have two children, James and Julia, baptised in Great Fransham 22 March 1852 so are you sure that you have the correct famiy?
County Norfolk
Place Great Fransham
Church All Saints
RegisterNumber 6
Marriage 21 Nov 1839
Groom William BENSLEY
GroomCondition Single
GroomOccupation Labourer
GroomAbode Gt. Fransham
Bride Frances BLOMFIELD
BrideCondition Single
BrideAbode Gt. Fransham
GroomFather Henry BENSLEY
GroomFatherOccupation Labourer
BrideFather Robert BLOMFIELD
BrideFatherOccupation Labourer
Witness1 James POLL
Witness2 Anne BENSLEY
Notes All parties signed X
FileNumber 2581

HO107 Piece 1825 Folio 369 Page 13
Civil Parish: Great Fransham
County: Norfolk
Registration District: Mitford
Sub-RD: Dereham
ED: 7
No of Schedule: 57
Address: Chequers Lane
William Bensley Head Mar 35 Ag Lab Gt Fransham Norfolk
Frances Bensley Wife Mar 30 Little Fransham Norfolk
Folio 370 Page 14
Henry Bensley Son 10 - Gt Fransham Norfolk
Julia Bensley Dau 4 Little Fransham Norfolk
James Bensley Son 2 Swaffham Norfolk

Assisted 'John Gray' 1852 Sydney & Newcastle Reels 2136, 2463
BENSLEY William 36 and family
BENSLEY Frances 32
Henry 12
Julia 6
James 4
William inft

Arrived 25 Nov 1852 - As inspected 29 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 on board
Julia 6 Little Fransham
James 4 Swaffham
William Infant Hull Yorkshire
So the baptism correct and the death and burial wrong.

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

Deaths Dec Qtr 1845 BENSLEY William [0] Swaffham 13 185

Burial 13 Oct 1845 William Bensley Swaffham
Wesleyan Methodist Circuit, Swaffham
James born 19/7/1842 bapt. 28/7/1842 William Bensley/Frances Blomfield

One record has Wesleyan Methodist and another has Primitive Methodist.