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Gambia Wells

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George Report 2 Sep 2013 08:42

Thank You all so much I can now go to work with that one of my mind Ta


Reggie Report 2 Sep 2013 08:37

Well, the marriage has been posted for you..................

You could have found it yourself..............much more rewarding for you...........


George Report 2 Sep 2013 08:33

Is suggested he was the 2nd husband of Harriet Brewer b 1864 Hull who Married Edward Kerman 1864


Reggie Report 2 Sep 2013 08:32

From the 1893 marriage record posted above..............Level married Charter

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 2 Sep 2013 08:32

Is this a son?

Name: Gambia Wells
Spouse Surname: Cooper
Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1917
Registration District: Thanet
Inferred County: Kent
Volume Number: 2a
Page Number: 2081
Find Spouse: Mary A Cooper

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 2 Sep 2013 08:30

Note he is a seaman

Name: Gambia Wells
Age: 17
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1864
Relationship to Head: Brother in Law
Gender: Male
Where born: Norwich, Norfolk, England
Civil Parish: Great Yarmouth
County/Island: Norfolk
Country: England
Street Address: St Nicholas Road 5 Jays Buildings

Employment status:

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Occupation: Seaman (M S)
Registration District: Yarmouth
Sub-registration District: Yarmouth Northern
ED, institution, or vessel: 9
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 1913
Folio: 30
Page Number: 13
Household Members:
Name Age
John Sewell 25
Eliza Sewell 23
Alice Sewell 2
Gambia Wells 17

Source Citation: Class: RG11; Piece: 1913; Folio: 30; Page: 13; GSU roll: 1341462.


Reggie Report 2 Sep 2013 08:29

1881 census

Person: WELLS, Gambia Address: 5, Jays Buildings, St Nicholas Road, Gt Yarmouth

SEWELL, John Head Married M 25 1856 Railway Porter
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk VIEW
SEWELL, Eliza Wife Married F 23 1858 Railway Porter Wife
Scotland VIEW
SEWELL, Alice Daughter Single F 2 1879 Railway Porter Daughter
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk VIEW
WELLS, Gambia Brother In Law Single M 17 1864 Seaman (M S)
Norwich, Norfolk

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 2 Sep 2013 08:29

Name: Gambia Wells
Date of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec 1893
Registration District: Hull
Inferred County: Yorkshire East Riding
Volume Number: 9d
Page Number: 457
Records on Page:
Laura Ann Charter
Harriett Kirman
Frank Level
Gambia Wells


Reggie Report 2 Sep 2013 08:26

1871 census

Person: WELLS, Gambia Address: Westwick Street, Upper 3 King Lane, St Margaret, Norwich

WELLS, Josiah Head M 37 1834 Northamptonshire VIEW
WELLS, Leath Wife F 34 1837 Channel Islands VIEW
WELLS, Robert Son M 15 1856 Scotland VIEW
WELLS, Eliza Daughter F 13 1858 Gloucestershire VIEW
WELLS, Josiah Son M 10 1861 Norfolk VIEW
WELLS, Emanuel Son M 8 1863 Norfolk VIEW
WELLS, Gambia Son M 6 1865 Norfolk VIEW
WELLS, Clardine Daughter F 3 1868 Norfolk VIEW
WELLS, Lothar Son M 0 1871 Norfolk


Reggie Report 2 Sep 2013 08:25

Have you looked for info yourself? Try freebmd..........very easy site to use

How do you connect to this person?


George Report 2 Sep 2013 08:21

Could anyone Please tell me anything about Gambia Wells b 1864 Norfolk Thank You