Family of Charles Chisnall and Abigail Bedford

Husband: Charles Chisnall (1743?-1805)
Wife: Abigail Bedford (1749?-1827)
Children: Richard Chisnell (1779?- )
Marriage 5 November 1771 St. Mary's Church, Raydon, Suffolk, England1,2

Husband: Charles Chisnall

Name: Charles Chisnall1
Sex: Male
Alt. Name: Charles Chisnal3,4
Father: -
Mother: -
Birth 1743 (approx.)3,4
Death July 1805 (age 61-62)3,4
Burial 25 July 1805 St. Mary's Church, Raydon, Suffolk, England3,4
aged 62

Wife: Abigail Bedford

Name: Abigail Bedford1,2
Sex: Female
Alt. Name: Abigail Chisnall1,2
Alt. Name: Abigail Chisnell3,4
Father: -
Mother: -
Birth 1749 (approx.)3,4
Death October 1827 (age 77-78)3,4
Burial 19 October 1827 St. Mary's Church, Raydon, Suffolk, England3,4

Child 1: Richard Chisnell

Name: Richard Chisnell5
Sex: Male
Alt. Name: Richard Chisnall1,6
Spouse: Frances Abbott (1784?-1815)
Occupation jobber 18137
Birth 1779 (approx.)1,8
Baptism 17 January 1779 (age 0) All Saints, Little Wenham, Suffolk, England1
son of Charles and Abigail Chisnall
Criminal 19 October 1813 (age 33-34) Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, England9,10
charged along with Israel Leet with stealing 16 geese from Edward Mullett of East Bergholt and committed to Ipswich gaol
Criminal 15 January 1814 (age 34-35) Quarter Sessions, Shire Hall, Ipswich, Suffolk, England11
was sentenced to 7 years transportation for stealing 16 geese valuie of £3 (~£120 in 2005) from Edward Mullett of East Bergholt
Criminal 28 April 1814 (age 34-35) Ipswich Gaol, Ipswich, Suffolk, England12
removed from the County gaol in Ipswich to the hulk Captivity in Portsmouth pending transportation
Criminal 29 April 1814 (age 34-35) Captivity, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England8
arrived from Ipswich gaol aged 34 and kept there until 22nd March 1920
Criminal 22 March 1820 (age 40-41) Captivity, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England8
was given a free pardon
Miscellaneous after 1820
seems to have disappeared


1"Suffolk Family History Society Colneis and Samford Baptisms 1754-1812" (2012 SFK-BPI-07/P2 own copy).
2"Suffolk Family History Society - Carlford, Colneis, Samford & Wilford Marriages 1754-1812" (2011 SFK-MI/04 own copy).
3"Suffolk Family History Society - Suffolk Burial Index" (2009 SFK-BUI/2 own copy).
4The Federation of Family History Societies, "National Burial Index for England & Wales v.3" (2010 own copy).
5"Suffolk Records Office (Ipswich) - Parish Records". Bentley baptism fiche:9.
6"Suffolk Records Office (Ipswich) - Parish Records". Capel St. Mary fiche:3.
7"Suffolk Records Office (Ipswich) - Parish Records". East Bergholt St. Mary fiche:7 of 31.
8"Ancestry UK Prison Hulk Registers and Letter Books, 1802-1849" (on-line at Captivity 1801-1836 class:HO9 piece:8.
9"FindMyPast Newspaper article" (on-line at The Bury and Norwich Post Wednesday 27th October 1813 page:2.
10"FindMyPast Newspaper article" (on-line at The Suffolk Chronicle Saturday 23rd October 1813 page:4.
11"FindMyPast Newspaper article" (on-line at The Ipswich Journal Saturday 22nd January 1814 page:3.
12"FindMyPast Newspaper article" (on-line at The Ipswich Journal Saturday 30th April 1814 page:2.