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James John Beckett

James John Beckett

Male Bef 1836 - 1909  (~ 72 years)

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  • Name James John Beckett 
    Born Bef 15 May 1836  Clapton, Middlesex, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 15 May 1836  Hackney, Kent, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906, Hackney, Clapton Common St Thomas, p. 72, #576 (1836).
      James John, son of Frederick & Sarah Teresa Beckett of High Hill Ferry, a Bricklayer, was baptized May 15 1836 by J Maudi.
    Gender Male 
    1841 England Census 1841  Deptford, Kent, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • St. Paul Deptford, p. 1
      Clarence Place
      Frederick Beckett     32    Bricklayer J    N
      Sarah           "           30                           N
      Frederick      "           11                           N
      Sarah           "             8                           N
      James          "             6                           N
      Mary             "            3                            Y
      Esther           "            3                            Y
    1851 England Census 1851  Deptford, Kent, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Deptford St Paul, District 2i, p. 53
      1 Hales St.
      Frederick Beckett      Head   Mar  20   Bricklayer       Surrey  Merton
      Maria                          Wife   Mar  23                           Middx  St Georges East

      2 Hales St.
      Frederick Beckett     Head  Mar   49   Bricklayer    Surrey  Merton
      Sarah                        Wife  Mar   39                        Essex Shalford
      Sarah                         Dau  Un     17   Serv             Middx  Clapton
      James                        Son            14   Bricklayer         "          "
      Mary                           Dau           12   Scholar        Kent  Deptford
      Esther                        Dau            12          "                 "        "
      Charles                      Son              9          "                  "       "
      Rosetta                       Dau             7          "                  "       "
      Henry                          Son             2                             "       "
    Emigration Oct 1859  ____, ____, ____, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • James and Helen had a daughter, Sarah, in 1858 and in 1859 emigrated to South Africa. (He was the 1st to go to SA) 

      'Aided Immigration from Britain to South Africa: 1857 to 1867', p. 78, by Esme Bull: 
      "James Beckett 27, bricklayer on the Chatham; Ellen 22, Sarah 1.' October 1859."
    Died 6 Feb 1909  Cape Town, ____, Western Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Aft 6 Feb 1909  St. Peter's Observatory, Cape Town, ____, Western Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I79179  Stedman Families of the United Kingdom
    Last Modified 27 Feb 2013 

    Father Frederick Beckett,   b. Bef 15 Oct 1809, Merton, Surrey, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1864, ____, ____, ____, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 54 years) 
    Mother Sarah Thersa Bright,   b. Abt 1811, Shalford, Essex, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown 
    Married 26 Apr 1829  Newington, Surrey, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NK9V-YXH
      Groom's Name: Frederick Beckett
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      Bride's Name: Sarah Bright
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      Marriage Date: 26 Apr 1829
      Marriage Place: Saint Mary,Newington,Surrey,England
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      Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M05563-1
      System Origin: England-ODM
      Source Film Number: 307696, 307697, 307698, 307699, 307700, 307701, 307702, 307703
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      Collection: England, Marriages, 1538\endash 1973
    Family ID F4267  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Helen Edgcombe "Ellen" Stedman,   b. Bef 16 Apr 1837, Plymouth, Devon, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1884, Cape Town, ____, Western Cape, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years) 
    Marriage Registration Between 1 Jul 1855 and 30 Sep 1855  St. Olave RD, Middlesex, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Vol. 1d, p. 48 
    • Ellen Stedmand and James John Beckett were married.
    Married 16 Sep 1855  Southwark, Surrey, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921, Southwark, Horselydown St John, p. 176, #351 (1855).
      The marriage of James John Beckett and Ellen Stedman was solemnized Sep 16 1855 at the Parish Church in the Parish of St. Johns' Southwark in the County of Surrey after Banns by E B Bowman B A, Curate, in the presence of George Duck and Thomas Carter.

      James, Bachelor of Full Age, Bricklayer of St. John's was a son of Frederick Beckett, Bricklayer.

      Ellen, Spinster of Full Age, of St. John's was a daughter of James Stedman, Mariner.
    Children 
     1. Sarah Beckett,   b. Abt 1858, ____, Kent, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
    Last Modified 24 May 2012 
    Family ID F4266  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 15 May 1836 - Hackney, Kent, England, UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1841 England Census - 1841 - Deptford, Kent, England, UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1851 England Census - 1851 - Deptford, Kent, England, UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 16 Sep 1855 - Southwark, Surrey, England, UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmigration - Oct 1859 - ____, ____, ____, South Africa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Feb 1909 - Cape Town, ____, Western Cape, South Africa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Aft 6 Feb 1909 - St. Peter's Observatory, Cape Town, ____, Western Cape, South Africa Link to Google Earth
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