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Benjamin BLAKE

Male Abt 1840 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Benjamin BLAKE 
    Born Abt 1840  Hethersett, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    _UID 25BDF089A91B4761B7620AA1FA1558392B93 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Notes 
    • 1871 census: in Braymeadow, Hethersett, Norfolk, Benjamin BLAKE (31, fish hawker, born Hethersett), Elizabeth BLAKE (30, born Stoke Holy Cross, Norfolk) and Benjamin W BLAKE (1, born Hethersett).

      1881 census:at the General Shop, Little Melton, Norfolk, Benjamin BLAKE (41, shopkeeper, born Hethersett), Elizabeth BLAKE (40, born Stoke Holy Cross, Norfolk), Benjamin W BLAKE (10, scholar, born Hethersett), John H BLAKE (8, scholar, born Hethersett), Archibald BLAKE (6, scholar, born Little Melton), Ethel BLAKE (4, scholar, born Little Melton), Percival R BLAKE (3, scholar, born Little Melton) and Edgar J BLAKE (11 months, born Little Melton).

      Benjamin married for a second time in Q4 1884 but his first wife's death registration hasn't been found. His second wife Emily CULL appears in the 1881 census as a widow, aged 32, a cook, born Christchurch, Hampshire.

      1891 census:in High Street, St Mary South Walshm, Norfolk, Benjamin BLAKE (52, grocer & draper, born Hethersett), Emily BLAKE (43, born Christchurch, Hampshire), Eliza CULL (step-daughter, 18, domestic servant, born Andover, Hampshire), Archibald BLAKE (16, grocer's assistant, born Little Melton), Ethel BLAKE (14, draper's assistant, born Little Melton), Robert [presumably Percival R] BLAKE (13, draper's assistant, born Little Melton), Edgar BLAKE (11, scholar, born Little Melton), Elizabeth BLAKE (8, scholar, born Little Melton), Alice BLAKE (5, scholar, born South Walsham), Henry BLAKE (4, scholar, born South Walsham), William Blake (4, scholar, born South Walsham), and Aylmer Blake (1, born South Walsham).

      1901 census: in South Walsham Street, South Walshm, Norfolk, Benjamin BLAKE (61, grocer - shopkeeper, born Hethersett), Emily BLAKE (52, born Shropshire (!)), Benjamin BLAKE (single, 31, grocer's assistant, born Hethersett), Ethel E BLAKE (24, draper's assistant, born Little Melton), Percival R BLAKE (23, grocer's assistant, born Little Melton), EdgarJ BLAKE (20, grocer's assistant, born Little Melton), Alice E BLAKE (15, draper's assistant, born South Walsham), Henry L BLAKE (14, grocer's apprentice, born South Walsham), William E Blake (14, grocer's apprentice, born South Walsham), and Aylmer E Blake (11, born South Walsham).
    Person ID I496  Fritton, Norfolk
    Last Modified 15 Jun 2018 

    Family 1 Elizabeth Minter,   b. Jun 1841, Stoke Holy Cross, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1881 and 1884  (Age ~ 39 years) 
    Married 7 Dec 1868  Hethersett, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • Married after banns. Benjamin Blake, 29, bachelor, dealer of Herhersett, father Benjamin Blake, labourer. Elizabeth Minter, 27, spinster, servant of Lakenham, father William Minter, labourer. Both signed. Witnesses John Blake, Sarah Minter, Henry Blake, M A Blake.
    Children 
     1. Benjamin William BLAKE,   b. Mar 1870, Hethersett, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. John Henry BLAKE,   b. Sep 1872, Hethersett, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Archibald George BLAKE,   b. Sep 1874, Little Melton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Ethel Elizabeth BLAKE,   b. Sep 1876, Little Melton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Percival Robert BLAKE,   b. Jun 1878, Little Melton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Edgar James BLAKE,   b. Sep 1880, Little Melton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Elizabeth May BLAKE,   b. Jun 1883, Little Melton, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 15 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F178  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Emily CULL,   b. Abt 1849, Christchurch, Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Dec 1884  Henstead RD Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Alice Emily BLAKE,   b. Dec 1885, South Walsham, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Henry Lawrence BLAKE,   b. Mar 1887, South Walsham, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. William Edward BLAKE,   b. Mar 1887, South Walsham, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Aylmer Cameron BLAKE
    Last Modified 8 Sep 2009 
    Family ID F180  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Dec 1868 - Hethersett, Norfolk Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S21] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q4 1868 Henstead 4b/497.

    2. [S124] Norfolk Marriages at findmypast.co.uk.

    3. [S21] BMD index (Reliability: 3).
      Q4 1884 Henstead 4a/483.