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John Belsham

John Belsham

Male 1690 - 1747  (~ 57 years)

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  • Name John Belsham 
    Christened 5 Mar 1689/90  Castle Camps, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Alt. Christened 17 May 1702  Castle Camps, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • son of John & Jane (nee Spiltumber)
    Name Jonathan Belsham  [1
    Buried 14 Jun 1747  Castle Camps, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I1168  Main Tree
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2018 

    Father John Belsham,   bur. 11 Oct 1705, Shudy Camps, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Susan Chaplyn 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 24 Jun 1673  Shudy Camps, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F1387  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Eltome 
    Married 21 Sep 1725  Castle Camps, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Susanna Belsham,   c. 16 Mar 1728/29, Castle Camps, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    +2. Benjamin Belsham,   c. 19 Sep 1731, Castle Camps, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 25 Aug 1784, Castle Camps, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 52 years)  [natural]
     3. Elizabeth Belsham,   c. 7 Jul 1734, Castle Camps, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     4. Mary Belsham,   c. 19 Sep 1736, Castle Camps, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 11 Nov 1768, Castle Camps, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 32 years)  [natural]
     5. William Belsham,   c. 10 Sep 1738, Castle Camps, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F308  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • There are two candidate entries in Castle Camps register for the baptism of the John Belsham who subsequently married Mary Eltome - one for Jonathan, son of John and Susanna on 5 March 1689/90 and one for John, son of John and Jane on 17 May 1702. I have assumed that the first of these is the right match as the parents of the second John, John and Jane, went on to have another son called John baptised in 1711, indicating their first son of that name died as a child. A likely burial is the one recorded in Shudy Camps on 3 September 1707, of an infant Belsham from Castle Camps who was named as John in the Bishop's Transcripts.

  • Sources 
    1. [S56] Castle Camps, Cambridgeshire - Transcript of Parish Register, 1563-1950, (Cambridgeshire Family History Society, CD-ROM, 2004;), baptism of Jonathan Belsham, son of John & Susanna, 5 Mar 1689 (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S55] Castle Camps, Cambridgeshire - Transcript of Parish Register, burial of John Bellsham pm (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S81] Shudy Camps, Cambridgeshire - Transcript of Parish Register, 1558-1950, (Cambridgeshire Family History Society, CD-ROM, 2004;), marriage of John Belsham & Susan Chaplyn, 24 Jun 1673 (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S55] Castle Camps, Cambridgeshire - Transcript of Parish Register, marriage of John Belsham & Mary Eltome (Reliability: 3).