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Lynn

Lynn Report 25 Oct 2012 13:48

Hi,
Anyone have any info on a John Best c1830's - 40's, had a son Henry Best c 1858. Not sure where John born, only info I have is he was a sawyer and Henry his son was born in Wareham Dorset.
Grateful for any/all help.
Lynn :-)

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 25 Oct 2012 13:58

Which census info do you have or certs etc

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 25 Oct 2012 14:02

1911 is this him ?
Name: Henry Best
Age in 1911: 53
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1858
Relation to Head: Head
Gender: Male
Birth Place: Wareham, Dorset, England
Civil parish: Cambridge
County/Island: Cambridgeshire
Country: England
Street Address: 33 New Street, Cambridge
Marital Status: Married
Occupation: House Painter
Registration district: Cambridge
Registration District Number: 181
Sub-registration district: St Andrew the Less
ED, institution, or vessel: 3
Household schedule number: 130
Piece: 9103
Household Members: Name Age
Henry Best 53
Emma Best 43 Fenstanton, Huntingdonshire
Sidney Best 22 Rymouth, Devonshire

Gives marriage date of approx 1886

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 25 Oct 2012 14:05

1891 just for info
Name: C H Best
Age: 7
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1884
Relation: Lodger
Gender: Male
Where born: Exeter, Devon, England

Civil parish: Littlehampton
Ecclesiastical parish: Littlehampton
County/Island: Sussex
Country: England

Street Address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage:

Education:

Employment status: View image

Registration district: East Preston
Sub-registration district: Littlehampton
ED, institution, or vessel: 2
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 838
Folio: 49
Page Number: 36


H Best - wareham 1853 - occupation of glazier
Also E Best, C H best and S Best

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 25 Oct 2012 14:06

Might this be Henry in 1881??


1881 England Census
about Henry Best
Name: Henry Best
Age: 18
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1863
Relation: Nephew
Gender: Male
Where born: Wareham, Dorset, England

Civil parish: Camberwell
County/Island: London
Country: England

Street Address: Avondale Road 2 Gothic Vill
Education:

Employment status: View image
Occupation: Clerk Insurance

Registration district: Camberwell
Sub-registration district: Camberwell
ED, institution, or vessel: 24
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 676
Folio: 41
Page Number: 32
Household Members: Name Age
William Parrett 50
Emily Parrett 50
Thomas Parrett 19
Mary L. Parrett 17
Emma Parrett 16
Annie Parrett 14
Henry Best 18 (Insurance Clerk)


??

Marriages Mar 1853 (>99%)
Best Emily Kensington 1a 160
PARRETT William Henry Kensington 1a 160





GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 25 Oct 2012 14:09

1871 ?
Name: Henery Best
Age: 20
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1851
Relation: Grandson
Gender: Male
Where born: Wareham, Dorset, England
Civil parish: Lady St Mary
Ecclesiastical parish: Arne and Wareham
Town: Wareham
County/Island: Dorset
Country: England
Registration district: Wareham
Sub-registration district: Wareham
ED, institution, or vessel: 2
Household schedule number: 64
Piece: 1994
Folio: 33
Page Number: 19
Household Members: Name Age
John Best 66 - sawyer
Jane Best 70
Henery Best 20 - carpenter

Class: RG10; Piece: 1994; Folio: 33; Page: 19; GSU roll: 830896.

1861
Name: Henery Best
Age: 9
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1852
Relation: Grandson
Gender: Male
Where born: Wareham, Dorset, England

Civil parish: Wareham Lady St Mary
Town: Wareham
County/Island: Dorset
Country: England

Street Address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage: View image

Registration district: Wareham
Sub-registration district: Wareham
ED, institution, or vessel: 2
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 155
Piece: 1345
Folio: 36
Page Number: 25
Household Members: Name Age
John Best 56 - wood sawyer
Jane Best 60
Henery Best 9

Class: RG 9; Piece: 1345; Folio: 36; Page: 25; GSU roll: 542798.

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 25 Oct 2012 14:11

Have you followed John and Jane back to see if they had a son called John

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 25 Oct 2012 14:14

1851 ??
Name: John Best
Age: 11
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1840
Relation: Son
Father's Name: John Best
Mother's name: Jane Best
Gender: M (Male)
Where born: Wareham, Dorset, England

Civil parish: Wareham Holy Trinity
Ecclesiastical parish: Salisbury
Town: Wareham
County/Island: Dorset
Country: England

Street Address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage:

Disability: View image

Registration district: Wareham
Sub-registration district: Swanage
ED, institution, or vessel: 10a
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 13
Piece: 1856
Folio: 336
Page Number: 4
Household Members: Name Age
John Best 46
Jane Best 48
Eliza Best 16
Edward Best 13
John Best 11

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 25 Oct 2012 14:16

Is John marked as deceased on the marrige cert of Hnery ?

Witnesses ?

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 25 Oct 2012 14:20

No idea if this marriage is relevant or not

Marriages Dec 1858 (>99%)
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Best John Wareham 5a 642
Grant Caroline Wareham 5a 642
Lye Elizabeth Wareham 5a 642
Lye Sarah Wareham 5a 642
Smith Henry Samuel Wareham 5a 642

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 25 Oct 2012 14:21

https://www.deceasedonline.com/servlet/GSDOSearch

(above for possible Henry, Emma, Sidney, Cambridge Burials/Cremations)

Chris :)

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 25 Oct 2012 14:22

??

Dorset, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906
about John Best
Name: John Best
Baptism Date: 6 Feb 1840
Parish: Wareham
Father's Name: John Best >>>>>Occ; Sawyer
Mother's name: Jane Best

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 25 Oct 2012 14:22

Name: John Best
Age: Full Age
Marriage or Bann Date: 16 Nov 1858
Parish: Swanage
Father's Name: John Best
Spouse's Name: Caroline Grant
Spouse's Father's Name: Mark Grant


NO RULE THIS OUT

John is a mariner and so is the father

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 25 Oct 2012 14:28

Starting to think that John on the marriage cert is not the father but the grandfather

Could do with some questions being answered

Lynn

Lynn Report 25 Oct 2012 15:37

Many thanks for all replies.

GlitterBaby, I have loads of info on Henry and his family, thanks but will look into a couple of things you have shown. I have nothing at all on John except a wedding certificate with his name on, stating he was a sawyer.

Chris Ho :) thanks have all those details

Prickly Holly Thanks that looks promising. :-)
Thanks once again

Lynn

Lynn Report 25 Oct 2012 15:41

Prickly Holly, Sorry meant the one about his parents, the 1881 census defo incorrect.
Thanks lynn

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 25 Oct 2012 18:54

Where is he and who is he with in 1881?

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 25 Oct 2012 19:47

Who were the witnesses on the marriage cert and when & where did it take place.

Just wondering if the 1851 census is correct then Eliza could be his mother.

Still think that John on the marriage cert could be his grandfather given the occupation especially if he was with his grandparents on two census and probably did not now his father

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 25 Oct 2012 20:00

1881 poss

Name: Henry Best
Age: 28
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1853
Relation: Lodger
Gender: Male
Where born: Dorset, Dorset, England

Civil parish: Whitchurch
County/Island: Hampshire
Country: England

Street Address: (Horseshoes) Winchester St
Education:

Employment status: View image
Occupation: Painter

Registration district: Whitchurch
Sub-registration district: Whitchurch
ED, institution, or vessel: 7
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 1259
Folio: 11
Page Number: 15
Household Members: Name Age
George Stevens 36
Charlotte Stevens 39
Frederick Stevens 9
Ellen Stevens 7
William Stevens 5
Lottey Stevens 3
Florence Stevens 2
Linda Stevens
John Williams 41
Henry Best 28
Amelia Townsend 24
William Townsend 23
William Townsend 4
Henry Clark 30

Class: RG11; Piece: 1259; Folio: 11; Page: 15; GSU roll: 1341307.




Lynn,
You might have loads of info on Henry but we do not so that is why a lot of stuff gets posted that probably have is front of you. Also why some many questions asked and need to be answered.
GB

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 26 Oct 2012 20:05

Nudging for Lynn.