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Patricia

Patricia Report 13 Nov 2013 08:21

Can anyone help me please. I am trying to find out who Robert Bell Married.
As far as I know he was borin in shoredithch, London or Bethnal Green London and was born in 1833. I'm stuck now so wondered if anyone can help. Also is there something wrong with the site at the moment as I can't access all the pages. I keep getting "server error in application".
Many thanks
Pat

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 13 Nov 2013 08:30

Hi Pat, the site can be glitchy - it has posted your request 4 times.

Do you think you could delete the other 3 as people may end up replying on all of them?

What else do you know about Robert - such as who were his parents, do you have him on later census? Do you know that he did actually marry?

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 13 Nov 2013 08:41

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Name: Robert Bell occ tailor
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1833
Age: 19
Spouse Name: Ann Maria Norris
Spouse Age: 22
Record Type: Marriage
Event Date: 8 Aug 1852
Parish: Plumstead St Nicholas
Borough: Greenwich
Father Name: G Bell occ tailor
Spouse Father Name: H Norris occ wheelwright
Register Type: Parish Register

Patricia

Patricia Report 13 Nov 2013 08:48

Thanks. I'm having real trouble with the site at the moment and it's so frustrating. I'll try to delete the other messages :-)

I really don't know anything about Robert accept that he appears in the 1861 census. It states he was married to Elizabeth Bell but of course doesn't give her surname. I'm really interested in his wife as she gave birth to one of her children in Shalford, Essex, and all the other children were born in Shoreditch.London. Could she have come from Shalford? did she have family there? How would she have got there being heavily pregnant and so on. Throws up so many questions.

The only other information I have on him is that he probably died between 1861 and 1871 as on the 1871 census it has his wife as being the head. In my notes on him I have his death as being 1867 but can't remember where that information came from.

Thanks
Pat

Patricia

Patricia Report 13 Nov 2013 08:48

Thanks. I'm having real trouble with the site at the moment and it's so frustrating. I'll try to delete the other messages :-)

I really don't know anything about Robert accept that he appears in the 1861 census. It states he was married to Elizabeth Bell but of course doesn't give her surname. I'm really interested in his wife as she gave birth to one of her children in Shalford, Essex, and all the other children were born in Shoreditch.London. Could she have come from Shalford? did she have family there? How would she have got there being heavily pregnant and so on. Throws up so many questions.

The only other information I have on him is that he probably died between 1861 and 1871 as on the 1871 census it has his wife as being the head. In my notes on him I have his death as being 1867 but can't remember where that information came from.

Thanks
Pat

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 13 Nov 2013 08:51

1851 England Census about Ann Maria Norris
Name: Ann Maria Norris
Age: 20
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1831
Relation: Daughter
Father's Name: Harry Norris
Mother's Name: Ann Maria Norris
Gender: F (Female)
Where born: Woolwich, Kent, England
Civil Parish: Plumstead
County/Island: Kent
Country: England
Street Address:1Mount Pleasant

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage:

Disability:

View Image
Registration District: Lewisham
Sub-registration District: Plumstead
ED, institution, or vessel: 2a
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Schedule Number: 204
Piece: 1590
Folio: 181
Page Number: 41
Household Members:
Name Age
Harry Norris 46 occ wheellwright
Ann Maria Norris 48
Ann Maria Norris 20

Source Citation: Class: HO107; Piece: 1590; Folio: 181; Page: 41; GSU roll: 174827.

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 13 Nov 2013 08:57

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1861 census

Name: Robert Bell
Age: 28
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1833
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Elizabeth Bell
Gender: Male
Where born: Shoreditch, Middlesex, England
Civil Parish: Shoreditch St Leonard
Ecclesiastical parish: Haggerston St Mary
County/Island: Middlesex
Country: England
Street Address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage:

View Image
Registration District: Shoreditch
Sub-registration District: Haggerstone West
ED, institution, or vessel: 4
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Schedule Number: 240
Piece: 244
Folio: 95
Page Number: 44
Household Members:
Name Age
Robert Bell 28
Elizabeth Bell 28
Elizabeth Bell 5
Robert Bell 4
Charles Bell 3
Sarah Bell 1
James Broughton 22
Robert Hartley 23
Edward Wood 23
George Botton 19


Edit we cross posted

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 13 Nov 2013 09:04

If this is the youngest then the cert will give mums name

Name: Sarah Bell
Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1860
Registration District: Shoreditch
Inferred County: London
Volume: 1c
Page: 181

Patricia

Patricia Report 13 Nov 2013 09:07

Thank you Shirley. The last information you put up is definitely him but as I say I'm interested in knowing more about his wife and don't know how to go about it other than to find a marriage certificate. Thanks for you help.

Also it's interesting to see the other people listed in the household. I'm guessing they were lodgers as they don't share the same family name.

Thanks again

Patricia

Patricia Report 13 Nov 2013 09:09

Our posts must have crossed again.
Thanks for that Shirley. I have something to go on now.
Thanks

Patricia

Patricia Report 13 Nov 2013 09:09

Our posts must have crossed again.
Thanks for that Shirley. I have something to go on now.
Thanks

Choccy

Choccy Report 13 Nov 2013 09:13



for information, on the 1861 census Charles Bell, aged 3, was born in Stratford, Essex - it has been mis-transcribed as Shalford, Essex


Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 13 Nov 2013 09:13

The census says Elizabeth was born in Bethnal Green

The youngest son Charles was born in Stratford

Reggie

Reggie Report 13 Nov 2013 09:29

1861...FMP version

1861 census


Person: BELL, Robert Address: 67, Mary Street, Shoreditch

BELL, Robert Head Married M 28 1833 Shoemaker
Shoreditch, Middlesex VIEW
BELL, Elizabeth Wife F 28 1833
Bethnal Green, Middlesex VIEW
BELL, Elizabeth Daughter F 5 1856
Shoreditch, Middlesex VIEW
BELL, Robert Son M 4 1857
Bethnal Green, Middlesex VIEW
BELL, Charles Son M 3 1858
Shalford, Essex VIEW (Birthplace correction submitted to FMP)
BELL, Sarah Daughter F 1 1860
Shoreditch, Middlesex

..........the other names included by Ancestry are actually people living next door

Choccy

Choccy Report 13 Nov 2013 09:31


where have you found Elizabeth Bell as head of the family in 1871? I can't see her.



EDIT - have deleted 1871 census I posted which was incorrect

Reggie

Reggie Report 13 Nov 2013 09:33

You must use freebmd to look for the marriage to Elizabeth

http://www.freebmd.org.uk/

Once you know her maiden name, you can look for her in 1851

There is a likely one in 1854, which I hope you will be allowed to find for yourself

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 13 Nov 2013 09:36

1871 England Census about Elizabeth Bell
Name: Elizabeth Bell
Age: 36
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1835
Relation: Head
Gender: Female
Where born: Bethnal Green
Civil Parish: Bethnal Green
Ecclesiastical parish: St Phillip
County/Island: London
Country: England
Registration District: Bethnal Green
Sub-registration District: Hackney Road
ED, institution, or vessel: 1
Household Schedule Number: 37
Piece: 474
Folio: 7
Page Number: 7
Household Members:
Name Age
Elizabeth Bell 36 widow occ needle woman
Elizabeth Bell 15
Charles Bell 12
Fanny Bell 10
Thomas Bell 8
John Bell 6

Choccy

Choccy Report 13 Nov 2013 09:45


Thanks Shirley :-)

posting FMP version

1871

RG number: RG10
Piece: 474
Folio: 7
Page: 7
Reg. District: Bethnal Green
Sub District: Hackney Road
Parish: Bethnal Green
Enum. District: 1
Ecclesiastical District:
City/Municipal Borough:
Address: Old Nichol St, Bethnal Green
County: London, Middlesex

BELL, Elizabeth Head F 36 1835 Middlesex
BELL, Elizabeth Daughter F 15 1856 Middlesex
BELL, Charles Son M 12 1859 Middlesex
BELL, Fanny Daughter F 10 1861 Middlesex
BELL, Thomas Son M 8 1863 Middlesex
BELL, John Son M 6 1865 Middlesex

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 13 Nov 2013 09:46

Maybe
Name: Elizabeth Bell
Age: 15
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1856
Relation: Servant
Gender: Female
Where born: London, England

Address Sandwell Park -Sandwell training house
Civil Parish: West Bromwich
Ecclesiastical parish: All Saints
Town: West Bromwich
County/Island: Staffordshire
Country: England
Registration District: West Bromwich
Sub-registration District: West Bromwich North East
ED, institution, or vessel: 23
Household Schedule Number: 253
Piece: 2986
Folio: 145A
Page Number: 47
Household Members:
Name Age
Martha Barton 55
Jane E Adams 36
Emma Rooks 22
Tryphena Gibbens 20
Fanny Redfern 55
Elizabeth Smith 45
Sarah A Fettekin 39
Thomas Fettekin 37
Mary A Horton 21
Elizabeth Bell 15
Emily L C Guthier 11
Mary A Moore 15
Louisa Alder 11
Rebecca Willes 15
Jane Dipple 16
Caroline Hart 15
Mary A J Beckett 13
Mary A C L Gentry 14
Rachel M Unsworth 14
Lucy Shade 15
Harriet Rumble 15
Caroline Thomas 13
Elizabeth A Smith 12
Emily E Hopwood 14
Elizabeth Hoke 13
Ellen D Keene 14
Janet F Allison 9
Frederick T Bracone 16
William R Hillen 16
George N Arnold 14
William Wellis 14
William Double 13
John T Glasgow 13
Waller Perkins 13
George Willis 12
Edward G Veneet 12
Benjamin Denyer 12
George E Perkins 11
Benjamin Gilbert 11
William Gilliver 11
William Davis 11
Abraham Glasgow 9
Richard Eden 20
Elizabeth M Bacon 26
Sarah Moxon 25

Patricia

Patricia Report 13 Nov 2013 10:04

Well all that info will keep me busy :-) :-)
I'll try the bmd site

Also how can we be sure Charles was born in Stratford and not Shalford, although it would make much more sense.