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Henry BESSANT[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1849 - 1881  (32 years)


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  • Name Henry BESSANT 
    Born 12 Jan 1849  Weston in Gordano, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Jul 1881  Cheddar, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I7675  Tree951DJ
    Last Modified 5 May 2015 

    Father James BESSANT,   b. 18 Sep 1808, Weston in Gordano, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1857, Weston in Gordano, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Mother Harriet COX,   b. Abt 1821, South Brent, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Jan 1902, Clevedon, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years) 
    Married 3 Sep 1846  Weston in Gordano, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Notes 
    • MARRIAGE: From Certified Copy of Marriage Entry @ GRO.
      Certificate No: MXA-208132
      Marriage Date: 3 Sep 1846
      Marriage Place: Church
      Parish: Weston in Gordano
      County: Somerset
      Entry Number: Blank
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      GROOMS Name: JAMES BESSANT
      Grooms Age: Full Age
      Grooms Condition: Bachelor
      Grooms Profession: Labourer
      Grooms Residence: Weston in Gordano
      Grooms Fathers Name & Surname: John Bessant
      Grooms Fathers Profession: Mason
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      BRIDES Name: HARRIET COX
      Brides Age: Full Age
      Brides Condition: Spinster
      Brides Profession: Servant
      Brides Residence: Weston in Gordano
      Brides Fathers Name & Surname: James Cox
      Brides Fathers Profession: Labourer.
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      Witnesses: John Nisbott & Elizabeth Hinton
      Source: Jim Flack, 9 Mar 2015
    Family ID F2462  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hannah HUMPHRIES,   b. 1850, Cheddar, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Jun 1933, Cheddar, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 7 Feb 1870  Axbridge, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Notes 
    • MARRIAGE: From Certified Copy of Marriage Entry @ GRO.
      Certificate No: MX-993452
      Marriage Date: 7 Feb 1870
      Marriage Place: Registry Office
      Parish: Axbridge
      County: Somerset
      Entry Number: 16
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      GROOMS Name: HENRY BESSANT
      Grooms Age: 19
      Grooms Condition: Bachelor
      Grooms Profession: Mason
      Grooms Residence: Cheddar
      Grooms Fathers Name & Surname: James Bessant (dcd)
      Grooms Fathers Profession: Mason
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      BRIDES Name: HANNAH HUMPHRIES
      Brides Age: 19
      Brides Condition: Spinster
      Brides Profession:
      Brides Residence: Cheddar
      Brides Fathers Name & Surname: William Humphries
      Brides Fathers Profession: Labourer
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      Witnesses: Jon Keslake & Harriet Kerslake
      Source: Jim Flack, 9 Mar 2015
    Children 
     1. William Henry BESSANT,   b. 29 Jun 1870, Cheddar, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Ernest Edward BESSANT,   b. 3 Aug 1871, Cheddar, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1913, Cheddar, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
    +3. Florence Ada BESSANT,   b. 20 May 1873, Cheddar, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1929  (Age 55 years)
    +4. Frederick John BESSANT,   b. 1 Dec 1874, Cheddar, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1951, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    +5. Beatrice Louisa BESSANT,   b. 12 Dec 1876, Cheddar, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Mar 1929, Axbridge, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     6. Herbert James BESSANT,   b. 9 Feb 1878, Cheddar, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1913, Cheddar, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
    +7. Gilbert BESSANT,   b. 29 Feb 1880, Cheddar, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Mar 1957, Caerleon, Monmouthshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    Family ID F2509  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • BIRTH: From Certified Copy of Birth Entry @ GRO.
      Certificate No: BXBY-007666
      Registration District: Bedminster
      Sub District: Easton in Gordano
      County: Somerset
      Entry Number: 89
      Birth Date: 12 Jan 1849
      Birth Location: Weston in Gordano
      Name: HENRY
      Sex: Boy
      Father: James Bessant
      Mother: Harriet Bessant formerly Cox
      Fathers Occupation: Labourer
      Informant: John Bessant, Occupier, Weston in Gordano
      Source: Jim Flack, 28 Mar 2015

      DEATH: From Certified Copy of Death Entry @ GRO.
      Certificate No: DXZ-370159
      Registration District: Axbridge
      Sub District: Axbridge
      County: Somerset
      Entry Number: 114
      Name: HENRY BESSANT
      Death Date: 16 Jul 1881
      Death Location: Cheddar
      Age: 31
      Occupation: Mason
      Cause of Death: Chronic Diseases, Exhaustion
      Informant: Hannah Bessant, widow of deceased present at death: Cheddar
      Source: Jim Flack, 2 Mar 2015

      CENSUS: 1851 England Census - Somerset, Weston in Gordno, ED2, HO107/1946; Foli 508; Page 7.
      #31
      Living with parents
      Henry Bessant (son) age 2 born Weston in Gordano. Pauper

      CENSUS: 1861 England Census - Somerset, Clevedon, ED 3, RG 9/1709; Folio 45; Page 11.
      CULMSTOCK COTTAGES
      #61
      Living with mother and stepfather
      Henry Bessant (son) age 12 born North Weston, Somerset.

      CENSUS: 1871 England Census - Somerset, Cheddar, ED 2, RG10/2462; Folio 22; Page 2.
      BULLMIN STREET
      #6
      William Humphries (head) age 58 born Dulcot, Somerset. Labourer.
      Hannah Humphries (wife) age 60 born Shipham, Somerset.
      William Matticks (grandson) age 10 born Cheddar. Scholar.
      #7
      Nancy Humphries (mother) age 92 born Banwell, Somerset. Widowed. Formerly Laundress
      Henry Bassant (lodger) age 21 born Clevedon, Somerset. Mason (Stone).
      Hannah Bassant (lodger) age 20 born Cheddar.
      William Bassant (son) age 9 Months born Cheddar.
      Ann Clark (servant) age 16 born Latcham, Somerset. Domestic Servant.

      CENSUS: 1881 England Census - Somerset, Cheddar, ED 2, RG11/2422; Folio 37; Page 27.
      BULLMIRE STREET
      #128
      Henry Bessant (head) age 31 born Clevedon, Somerset. Mason.
      Hannah Bessant (wife) age 30 born Cheddar, Somerset.
      William H. Bessant (son) age 10 born Cheddar, Somerset.
      Ernest E. Bessant (son) age 9 born Cheddar, Somerset.
      Florance A. Bessant (daughter) age 7 born Cheddar, Somerset.
      Frederick J. Bessant (son) age 6 born Cheddar, Somerset.
      Beatrice L. Bessant (daughter) age 4 born Cheddar, Somerset.
      Herbert J. Bessant (son) age 3 born Cheddar, Somerset.
      Gilbert Bessant (son) age 1 born Cheddar, Somerset.

  • Sources 
    1. [S76] 1851 Census England and Wales, Somerset, Weston in Gordno, ED2, HO107/1946; Folio 508; Page 7., 4 May 2015.
      Henry Bessant (son) age 2 born Weston in Gordano. Pauper

    2. [S1812] 1861 Census England and Wales, Somerset, Clevedon, ED 3, RG 9/1709; Folio 45; Page 11., 4 May 2015.
      Henry Bessant (son) age 12 born North Weston, Somerset.

    3. [S2138] 1871 Census England and Wales, Somerset, Cheddar, ED 2, RG10/2462; Folio 22; Page 2., 5 May 2015.
      Henry Bassant (lodger) age 21 born Clevedon, Somerset. Mason (Stone).

    4. [S2470] 1881 Census England and Wales, Somerset, Cheddar, ED 2, RG11/2422; Folio 37; Page 27., 5 May 2015.
      Henry Bessant (head) age 31 born Clevedon, Somerset. Mason.

    5. [S1814] Information from Miss Brenda Davis, Essex., (From Copies of BDM Certificates.), 28 Mar 2015.

    6. [S1814] Information from Miss Brenda Davis, Essex., (From Copies of BDM Certificates.), 2 Mar 2015.

    7. [S1814] Information from Miss Brenda Davis, Essex., (From Copies of BDM Certificates.), 9 Mar 2015.


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