See also

Family of Joseph Betts and Elizabeth Bird

Husband: Joseph Betts

  • Name:

  • Joseph Betts2

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Father:

  • John Betts (1705?-1782)

  • Mother:

  • Martha Harrington (1717?-1757)

  • Birth:

  • 1743 (app)2

  •  

  • Baptism:

  • 7 Jul 1743 (age 0)

  • St. John the Baptist Curch, Church Hill, Finchingfield, Essex, England2

  •  

  • son of John and Martha Betts

  • Death:

  • May 1789 (age 45-46)3,4

  •  

  • Burial:

  • 1 Jun 1789

  • St. John the Baptist Curch, Church Hill, Finchingfield, Essex, England3,4

Wife: Elizabeth Bird

  • Name:

  • Elizabeth Bird1,5

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Father:

  • Edward Bird (1725?-1794)

  • Mother:

  • Mary Sucklin (1728?-1808)

  • Note:

  •  

  •  

  •  

  • There was another Elizabeth Bird born in 1742 in Finchingfield but the death record suggests this one born in 1754

  • Birth:

  • 1754 (app)3,6,7

  •  

  • Baptism:

  • 20 Oct 1754 (age 0)

  • St. John the Baptist Curch, Church Hill, Finchingfield, Essex, England7

  •  

  • daughter of Edward and Mary Bird

  • Death:

  • Apr 1830 (age 75-76)3,6

  •  

  • Burial:

  • 15 Apr 1830

  • St. John the Baptist Curch, Church Hill, Finchingfield, Essex, England3,6

  •  

  • aged 76

Child 1: Sarah Ann Betts

  • Name:

  • Sarah Ann Betts5,8,9

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Spouse:

  • John Bowtle (1772?-1855)

  • Birth:

  • 1774 (app)

  • Finchingfield, Essex, England8,10

  • Baptism:

  • 11 Dec 1774 (age 0)

  • St. John the Baptist Curch, Church Hill, Finchingfield, Essex, England5,11

  •  

  • daughter of Joseph Betts and Elizabeth

  • Census:

  • 6 Jun 1841 (age 66-67)

  • Wethersfield, Essex, England8,12

  •  

  • aged 65, living with her husband, a son, daughter-in-law and a granddaughter. Born in Essex

  • Census:

  • 30 Mar 1851 (age 76-77)

  • Meeting Yard, Wethersfield, Essex, England10

  •  

  • wife aged 77 married, living with her husband. Born in Finchingfield Essex

  • Death:

  • 12 Feb 1858 (age 83)

  • Wethersfield, Essex, England13,14,15,16

  •  

  • relict of John Bowtle builder late of Wethersfield

  • Burial:

  • 19 Feb 1858

  • Congregational Church, Wethersfield, Essex, England14,15

  •  

  • wife of John Bowtle in her 84th year

Child 2: Sarah Betts

  • Name:

  • Sarah Betts17

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Birth:

  • 1774 (app)17

  •  

  • Baptism:

  • 11 Dec 1774 (age 0)

  • St. John the Baptist Curch, Church Hill, Finchingfield, Essex, England17

  •  

  • daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth Betts

Child 3: Elizabeth Betts

  • Name:

  • Elizabeth Betts18

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Birth:

  • 1777 (app)18

  •  

  • Baptism:

  • 5 Jan 1777 (age 0)

  • St. John the Baptist Curch, Church Hill, Finchingfield, Essex, England18

  •  

  • daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth Betts

  • Death:

  • Oct 1777 (age 0)3,19

  •  

  • Burial:

  • 10 Oct 1777

  • St. John the Baptist Curch, Church Hill, Finchingfield, Essex, England3,19

  •  

  • an infant

Child 4: John Betts

  • Name:

  • John Betts20

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Spouse:

  • Susanna Bright ( -bef1841)

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • labourer then a bricklater21,22

  • Note:

  •  

  •  

  •  

  • There are several newspaper articles regarding his death, not yet obtained

  • Birth:

  • 1779 (app)

  • Essex, England20,22

  • Baptism:

  • 21 Mar 1779 (age 0)

  • St. John the Baptist Curch, Church Hill, Finchingfield, Essex, England20

  •  

  • son of Joseph and Elizabeth Betts

  • Census:

  • 6 Jun 1841 (age 61-62)

  • Village, Finchingfield, Essex, England22

  •  

  • aged 60, bricklayer living with a daughter Maria aged 20 and two other children. Born in Essex

  • Death:

  • Apr 1844 (age 65)

  • Braintree "Registration District", Essex, England3,23,24

  • Burial:

  • 4 Apr 1844

  • St. John the Baptist Curch, Church Hill, Finchingfield, Essex, England3,24

  •  

  • aged 65 of Finchingfield

Sources

1.

Seax - Essex Record Office Parish Records, ( on-line at www.essexcc.gov.uk). Finchingfield St. John the Baptist Marriages 1754-1792 ref:D/P 14/1/4 image:32.

2.

Ibid. Finchingfield St. John the Baptist Baptisms, Marriages and Burials 1708-1782 ref:D/P 14/1/2 image:40.

3.

The Federation of Family History Societies, National Burial Index for England & Wales v.3, (2010 own copy).

4.

Seax - Essex Record Office Parish Records, ( on-line at www.essexcc.gov.uk). Finchingfield St. John the Baptist Baptisms and Burials 1783-1812 ref:D/P 14/1/3 image:46.

5.

Ibid. Finchingfield St. John the Baptist Baptisms, Marriages and Burials 1708-1782 ref:D/P 14/1/2 image:72.

6.

Ibid. Finchingfield St. John the Baptist Burials 1813-1854 ref:D/P 14/1/8 image:45.

7.

Ibid. Finchingfield St. John the Baptist Baptisms, Marriages and Burials 1708-1782 ref:D/P 14/1/2 image:52.

8.

Census 1841, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:HO107 piece:333 book:19 folio:7 page:8.

9.

Seax - Essex Record Office Parish Records, ( on-line at www.essexcc.gov.uk). Finchingfield St. John the Baptist Marriages 1792-1812 and Banns 1782-1812 ref:D/P 14/1/5 image:12.

10.

Census 1851, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:HO107 piece:1785 folio:137 page:5.

11.

Geoff Bowtle personal communication. Cit. Date: July 1998.

12.

Ibid. letter.

13.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Braintree 1858 quarter:1 volume:4a page:243.

14.

Gravestone. at the United Reformed Church Wethersfield.

15.

Essex Family History Society - Memorial Inscriptions. North West Essex volume:2.

16.

FindMyPast Newspaper article, ( on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). Essex Standard Friday 19th February1858 page:3.

17.

Seax - Essex Record Office Parish Records, ( on-line at www.essexcc.gov.uk). Finchingfield St. John the Baptist baptism, marriages & burials 1708-1782 ref:D/P 14/1/2 image:72.

18.

Ibid. Finchingfield St. John the Baptist Baptisms, Marriages and Burials 1708-1782 ref:D/P 14/1/2 image:75.

19.

Ibid. Finchingfield St. John the Baptist Baptisms, Marriages and Burials 1708-1782 ref:D/P 14/1/2 image:92.

20.

Ibid. Finchingfield St. John the Baptist Baptisms, Marriages and Burials 1708-1782 ref:D/P 14/1/2 image:77.

21.

Ibid. Finchingfield St. John the Baptist baptisms 1813-1841 ref:D/P 14/1/6 image:25.

22.

Census 1841, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:HO107 piece:331 book:17 folio:6 page:7.

23.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Braintree 1844 quarter:2 volume:12 page:19.

24.

Seax - Essex Record Office Parish Records, ( on-line at www.essexcc.gov.uk). Finchingfield St. John the Baptist burials 1813-1854 ref:D/P 14/1/8 image:80.