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Benjamin Belsham

Benjamin Belsham

Male Abt 1805 - 1880  (~ 75 years)

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  • Name Benjamin Belsham 
    Born Abt 1805  Castle Camps, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Christened 6 Oct 1805  Castle Camps, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Census 1841  Castle Camps, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 1851  Castle Camps, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 1871  Castle Camps, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • He was living next to the Independent Chapel.
    Occupation Castle Camps, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 5
    Thatcher 
    • In the 1851 census he was described as employing one man.
    Residence Camps Green, Castle Camps, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Died 1880  Linton Registration District, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I25  Main Tree
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2018 

    Father John Belsham,   c. 4 Apr 1784, Castle Camps, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 12 Jan 1866, Castle Camps, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ann Webb,   b. Abt 1786,   bur. 9 Aug 1818, Castle Camps, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 32 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 20 May 1802  Castle Camps, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Family ID F11  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hannah Free,   b. Abt 1807, Shudy Camps, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1886, Linton Registration District, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Married 23 Sep 1826  Castle Camps, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Their marriage was witnessed by another Hannah Free.
    Children 
    +1. Alfred Belsham,   b. Abt 1827, Castle Camps, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    +2. Priscilla Belsham,   b. Abt 1829, Castle Camps, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1875, Linton Registration District, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 46 years)  [natural]
     3. Benjamin Belsham,   b. 15 Nov 1831,   d. 8 Jan 1899, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)  [natural]
    +4. John Belsham,   b. Abt 1834, Castle Camps, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 17 May 1900, Castle Camps, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years)  [natural]
     5. Elizabeth Belsham,   b. Abt 1836, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     6. Charles Belsham,   b. Abt 1839, Castle Camps, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     7. William Belsham,   b. Abt 1841, Castle Camps, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     8. Arthur Belsham,   b. Abt 1845, Castle Camps, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     9. Sampson Belsham,   b. Abt 1848, Castle Camps, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F375  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S38] 1851 Census - Cambridgeshire and the Isle of Ely, Cambridgeshire Family History Society, (2002;), HO 107/1761 f.15B (Reliability: 3).
      Castle Camps, Cambridgeshire
      Benjamin Bellsham, H, M, 45, Thatcher 1 man, CAM C Camps
      Hannah Bellsham, Wf, M, 44, CAM S Camps
      Alfred Bellsham, S, U, 24, Thatcher, CAM C Camps
      Charles Bellsham, S, 11, Scholar, CAM C Camps
      William Bellsham, S, 9, Scholar, CAM C Camps
      Arthur Bellsham, S, 5, CAM C Camps
      Sampson Bellsham, S, 2, CAM C Camps


    2. [S104] 1871 Census Returns of England and Wales, General Register Office, (2 April 1871;), RG 10/1592 f.135 p.14 (Reliability: 3).
      Castle Camps (next to the Independent Chapel)
      Benjamin Belsham, Head, Mar, 65, Thatcher, Cambs Castle Camps
      Hannah Belsham, Wife, Mar, 64, Cambs Castle Camps
      Arther Belsham, Son, Unm, 25, Hairdresser, Cambs Castle Camps


    3. [S55] Castle Camps, Cambridgeshire - Transcript of Parish Register, baptism of Benjamin Belsham son of John & Ann (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S37] 1841 Census - Cambridgeshire & the Isle of Ely, Cambridgeshire Family History Society, (2002;), HO 107/66/6 f.12A (Reliability: 3).
      Castle Camps, Cambridgeshire
      Benjamin BELSHAM, 31, Thatcher, Y
      Hannah BELSHAM, 29, Y
      Alfred BELSHAM, 14, Y
      Priscilla BELSHAM, 12, Y
      Benjmin BELSHAM, 9, Y
      John BELSHAM, 6, Y
      Elizabeth BELSHAM, 4, Y
      Charles BELSHAM, 2, Y


    5. [S55] Castle Camps, Cambridgeshire - Transcript of Parish Register, baptism of Priscilla Belsham dau of Benjamin & Hannah of Camps Green thatcher (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S55] Castle Camps, Cambridgeshire - Transcript of Parish Register, baptism records of children (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S205] FreeBMD, (www.freebmd.org.uk;), death of Benjamin Belsham, 74, Linton 3b 378, March quarter 1880 (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S55] Castle Camps, Cambridgeshire - Transcript of Parish Register, marriage of John Belsham [x] bac & Ann Webb [x] botp, wits: Judith Jermany [x], Thos Brown (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S55] Castle Camps, Cambridgeshire - Transcript of Parish Register, marriage of Benjamin Belsham [x] bac & Hannah Free [x] sp botp, wits: John Wells, Hannah Free [x] (Reliability: 3).