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Bebbington Deaths

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Peter Report 18 Mar 2013 22:00

Thank you Kucinta!



Kucinta Report 18 Mar 2013 21:02

Nothing around that time except a Mary Bebbington of Crewe in 1879, who was the widow of a George Bebbington, and had been the widow Arscott when she married him.


Peter Report 18 Mar 2013 20:43

Thank you Kutchinta.

Ralph Brett is my distant uncle, and he committed suicide in 1884; I have a newspaper article which was written by Ralph stating Jane BEBBINGTON was to play for the lack of payment of a dividend.

And, Ralph's brother, my ancestor Thomas attempted suicide on the farm of his nephew James Bebbington also in 1884, at Colley's Lane, Willaston, Nantwich.

James wrote to the caught (as Thomas appeared for attempted suicide despite being 78) stating Thomas had a 'great spite' against him, and it seems Thomas attempt on his life was to 'frame' his nephew for the murder.

All quite intriuging.

Can I ask for a look up of Joseph Bebbington seniors wife? So for clarity, there are two Joseph Bebbington's here (father and son). The father's wife was MAry Bebbington who was a sister of Thomas and Ralph Brett. I wonder if she made a will, and I think she may have died in 1881.

Thank you,



Kucinta Report 18 Mar 2013 19:40

This one died in May.

Name: Joseph Bebbington
Probate Date: 14 Sep 1870
Death Date: 28 May 1870
Death Place: Cheshire, England
Registry: Cheshire, England

The Will.
Late of WistastonCounty of Chester, Bricklayer. Proved at Chester by oaths of Ralph Brett of Burland, county of Chester , farmer, and Joseph Bebbington bricklayer of Wisaston the son the executors.
Effects under £100.

Not finding anything for Martha died 1901.


Peter Report 18 Mar 2013 18:57

This is probably's Martha's death - can we see if she left a will?

Deaths Sep 1901 (>99%)
Bebbington Martha 72 Nantwich 8a 225 Scan available - click to view

And also her father in law, Joseph Bebbington, died April Qrt 1870 (born c. 1802).

Thank you,



Peter Report 18 Mar 2013 14:30

Thank you Reggie - I'll look into this. Just seen this and have to go back to work but thank you so much for this help!




Reggie Report 18 Mar 2013 14:02

Deaths Jun 1902 (>99%)
Bebbington Joseph 56 Chester 8a 239


Reggie Report 18 Mar 2013 14:00

1911 census

Person: MANLEY, George Thomas Address: 100 Wistaston Road Willaston Nantwich

MANLEY, George Thomas Head Married M 38 1873 Engine Draughtsman Lanc Birkenhead VIEW
MANLEY, Milly Wife Married13 years F 34 1877 Willaston Nantiwch Cheshire VIEW
MANLEY, Dorothy Hannah Daughter F 12 1899 School Crewe Cheshire


Reggie Report 18 Mar 2013 13:59

BEBBINGTON, MillyRegistration district: [?] Nantwich County: CheshireYear of registration: 1898Quarter of registration: Apr-May-Jun
Volume no: [?] 8A Page no: [?] 627
Milly Bebbington married one of the following people
HARDING, Thomas Henry
MANLEY, George Thomas ******************


Reggie Report 18 Mar 2013 13:57

1911 census

Person: BEBBINGTON, Samuel Address: 70 Norton Wood Norton - in - Hales Market Drayton

SIMPSON, John Head Single M 24 1887 Farmer Dairy Adderley Mkt Drayton VIEW
SIMPSON, Beatrice Mary Sister Single F 22 1889 Housekeeper Dairy Adderley Mkt Drayton VIEW
LEWIS, Mary Emily Servant Single F 17 1894 General Servant Domestic Tilston Malpas Chas VIEW
MASON, George Servant Single M 24 1887 Waggoner On Farm Uppington Wellington Salop VIEW
BEBBINGTON, Samuel Servant Single M 33 1878 Labourer On Farm Willaston Crewe VIEW
MORREY, James Servant Single M 13 1898 Lad On Farm Norton in Hales Mkt Drayton VIEW
HASSELL, Mildred Servant Single F 17 1894 General Servant Domestic Norton in Hales Mkt Drayton


Reggie Report 18 Mar 2013 13:53

1901 census

Person: BEBBINGTON, Samuel N Address: Wistaston Road, Willaston

BEBBINGTON, Joseph Head Widower M 51 1850 Road Surveyor
Nantwich, Cheshire VIEW
BEBBINGTON, Milicent Daughter Married F 24 1877
Willaston, Cheshire VIEW
BEBBINGTON, Samuel N Son Single M 23 1878 Farmer
Willaston, Cheshire VIEW
BEBBINGTON, G T Son-In-Law Married M 27 1874 Pattern Maker & Raily Draughtsman
Birkenhead, Cheshire VIEW
BEBBINGTON, Dorothy Grand Daughter Single F 2 1899
Crewe, Cheshire

Obviously, the wrong surname has been recorded for Millicent, G T, and Dorothy


Reggie Report 18 Mar 2013 13:51

1891 census

Person: BEBBINGTON, Milly Address: 100, Wistaston Road, Willaston
BEBBINGTON, Joseph Head Married M 44 1847 Road Surveyor
Nantwich, Cheshire VIEW
BEBBINGTON, Hannah Wife Married F 46 1845
Nantwich, Cheshire VIEW
BEBBINGTON, Milly Daughter F 0 (1M) 1891 Scholar
Wybunbury, Cheshire VIEW
BEBBINGTON, Samuel N Son M 13 1878 Scholar
Wybunbury, Cheshire

Confirms the Probate record for Hannah who died in FEBRUARY 1900


Reggie Report 18 Mar 2013 13:41

1901 census

Person: BEBBINGTON, Martha Address: 60, Wistaston Road, Willaston

BEBBINGTON, Martha Head Widow F 71 1830 Living On Own Means
Binkley, Flintshire, Wales VIEW
ELLIS, Hannah Niece Single F 14 1887
Crewe, Cheshire


Reggie Report 18 Mar 2013 13:38


1891 census

Person: BEBBINGTON, James Address: Ashfield House, Colleys Lane, Willaston

BEBBINGTON, James Head Married M 61 1830 Cattle Dealer & Farmer
Nantwich, Cheshire VIEW
BEBBINGTON, Martha Wife Married F 61 1830
Buckley, Flintshire VIEW
BEBBINGTON, James Son Single M 25 1866 Butcher
Crewe, Cheshire VIEW
BEBBINGTON, Joseph Son Widower M 22 1869 Farmers Son
Crewe, Cheshire VIEW
UPTON, William Visitor M 11 1880 Scholar
Coppenhall, Cheshire VIEW
ELLIS, Hannah Granddaughter F 4 1887
Crewe, Cheshire VIEW
MOULTON, Jane Servant Single F 19 1872 General Servant Domestic
Willaston, Cheshire VIEW
AUSTIN, Walter Servant Single M 17 1874 Farm Servant Domestic
Willaston, Cheshire


Reggie Report 18 Mar 2013 13:34

James (1830) is NOT the one living in Staffordshire in 1901


Reggie Report 18 Mar 2013 13:23

Have you actually searched for deaths on freebmd?


Reggie Report 18 Mar 2013 13:19

Please note that the info posted by Mike is slightly inaccurate

The names on the Probate records are those of the executors of the Wills....NOT the beneficiaries


Peter Report 18 Mar 2013 11:27

Hi there, and thank you Mike the death of Joseph in Jan. Quarter 1900 isn't my Joseph. After all, his 'wife' died in September 1900, leaving money to her husband.

I think the Jan 1900 death refers to a suicide of another Joseph Bebbington, a corn merchant who had a large family who had a wife named Hannah (coincidentally), hence the confusion with other researchers I suspect.

With this, can you spot this Joseph Bebbington in the 1901 and 1911 census?

And also, Martha Bebbington in the 1901 and 1911 census also?

Thank you,


Mike *

Mike * Report 17 Mar 2013 16:41

Name: Hannah Bebbington
Probate Date: 7 Sep 1900
Death Date: 19 Feb 1900
Death Place: Cheshire, England
Registry: Chester, England

wife of Joseph ( road surveyer) left £885.1s 4d to said husband and George Thomas Manley, pattern-maker.

Doesn't quite sit right with the date most trees have for Joseph's death
of Jan 11 1900

Mike *

Mike * Report 17 Mar 2013 16:35


Joseph Bebbington 44
Hannah Bebbington 46
Milly Bebbington 14
Samuel N Bebbington 13

trees on ancestry have this as his death although DOB is a little out

Joseph Bebbington
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1849
Date of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar 1900
Age at Death: 51
Registration district: Nantwich
Inferred County: Cheshire
Volume: 8a
Page: 307