See also

Family of Benjamin Heard and Charlotte Appleton

Husband: Benjamin Heard

  • Name:

  • Benjamin Heard1

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Father:

  • -

  • Mother:

  • -

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • oyster dredger / fisherman / mariner2,3,4,5

  • Birth:

  • 1837 (app)

  • Tollesbury, Essex, England2,3,4,5

  • Census:

  • 7 Apr 1861 (age 24)

  • Church Street, Tollesbury, Essex, England2

  •  

  • married head of the household working as an oyster dredger and living with his wife and a daughter. Born in Tollesbury Essex

  • Census:

  • 3 Apr 1881 (age 44)

  • Tollesbury, Essex, England3

  •  

  • married head of the household working as a fisherman and living with his wife Charlotte, sons Benjamin, William, Robert and Johnah (sic), and daughters Maria, Caroline and Nelly. Born in Tollesbury Essex

  • Census:

  • 5 Apr 1891 (age 54)

  • Church Street, Tollesbury, Essex, England6

  •  

  • married head of the household working as a mariner and living in four rooms with his wife Charlotte, sons William, Robert, Johnee (sic) and Albert, and daughters Nellie and Zilpha. Born in Tollesbury Essex

  • Census:

  • 31 Mar 1901 (age 64)

  • Church Street, Tollesbury, Essex, England5

  •  

  • married head of the household working as a dredgerman on his own account and living in four rooms with his wife Charlotte, and son Albert. Born in Tollesbury Essex

Wife: Charlotte Appleton

  • Name:

  • Charlotte Appleton7,8

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Father:

  • William Appleton (1804?-1872)

  • Mother:

  • Charlotte Wilkinson (1809-1886)

  • Birth:

  • Q3 1840

  • Tollesbury, Essex, England2,3,4,5,7,8,9

  • Census:

  • 6 Jun 1841 (age 11 mns)

  • Tollesbury, Essex, England9

  •  

  • living with her parents and three siblings. Born in Essex

  • Census:

  • 31 Mar 1851 (age 10)

  • East Street, Tollesbury, Essex, England8

  •  

  • daughter attending school and living with her parents and four siblings. Born in Tollesbury Essex

  • Census:

  • 7 Apr 1861 (age 20)

  • Church Street, Tollesbury, Essex, England2

  •  

  • married wife living with her husband and a daughter. Born in Tollesbury Essex

  • Census:

  • 3 Apr 1881 (age 40)

  • Tollesbury, Essex, England3

  •  

  • married wife living with her husband Benjamin, sons Benjamin, William, Robert and Johnah (sic), and daughters Maria, Caroline and Nelly. Born in Tollesbury Essex

  • Census:

  • 5 Apr 1891 (age 50)

  • Church Street, Tollesbury, Essex, England6

  •  

  • married wife living in four rooms with her husband Benjamin, sons William, Robert, Johnee (sic) and Albert, and daughters Nellie and Zilpha. Born in Tollesbury Essex

  • Census:

  • 31 Mar 1901 (age 60)

  • Church Street, Tollesbury, Essex, England5

  •  

  • married wife living in four rooms with her husband Benjamin, and son Albert. Born in Tollesbury Essex

Child 1: Jane Heard

  • Name:

  • Jane Heard10

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Birth:

  • Q3 1859

  • Tollesbury, Essex, England2,10

  • Census:

  • 7 Apr 1861 (age 1)

  • Church Street, Tollesbury, Essex, England2

  •  

  • daughter living with her parents. Born in Tollesbury Essex

Child 2: Zilpha Heard

  • Name:

  • Zilpha Heard11

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Birth:

  • Q1 1862

  • Tollesbury, Essex, England11,12

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 1871 (age 9)

  • Tollesbury, Essex, England12

  •  

  • granddaughter attending school and living with her grandparents. Born in Tollesbury Essex

Child 3: Alice Matilda Heard

  • Name:

  • Alice Matilda Heard13

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Birth:

  • Q3 1863

  • Maldon "Registration District", Essex, England13

Child 4: Emma Heard

  • Name:

  • Emma Heard14

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Birth:

  • Q3 1866

  • Maldon "Registration District", Essex, England14

Child 5: Benjamin Heard

  • Name:

  • Benjamin Heard15

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • fisherman3

  • Birth:

  • Q4 1868

  • Tollesbury, Essex, England3,15

  • Census:

  • 3 Apr 1881 (age 13)

  • Tollesbury, Essex, England3

  •  

  • son working as a fisherman and living with his parents Benjamin and Charlotte, brothers William, Robert and Johnah (sic), and sisters Maria, Caroline and Nelly. Born in Tollesbury Essex

Child 6: Maria Heard

  • Name:

  • Maria Heard16

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Birth:

  • Q2 1871

  • Tollesbury, Essex, England3,16

  • Census:

  • 3 Apr 1881 (age 10)

  • Tollesbury, Essex, England3

  •  

  • daughter attending school and living with her parents Benjamin and Charlotte, brothers Benjamin, William, Robert and Johnah (sic), and sisters Caroline and Nelly. Born in Tollesbury Essex

Child 7: Caroline Heard

  • Name:

  • Caroline Heard17

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Birth:

  • Q3 1873

  • Tollesbury, Essex, England3,17

  • Census:

  • 3 Apr 1881 (age 7)

  • Tollesbury, Essex, England3

  •  

  • daughter attending school and living with her parents Benjamin and Charlotte, brothers Benjamin, William, Robert and Johnah (sic), and sisters Maria and Nelly. Born in Tollesbury Essex

Child 8: William Daniel Heard

  • Name:

  • William Daniel Heard18

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • mariner4

  • Birth:

  • Q3 1875

  • Tollesbury, Essex, England3,4,18

  • Census:

  • 3 Apr 1881 (age 5)

  • Tollesbury, Essex, England3

  •  

  • son attending school and living with his parents Benjamin and Charlotte, brothers Benjamin, Robert and Johnah (sic), and sisters Maria, Caroline and Nelly. Born in Tollesbury Essex

  • Census:

  • 5 Apr 1891 (age 15)

  • Church Street, Tollesbury, Essex, England6

  •  

  • unmarried son working as a mariner and living in four rooms with his parents Benjamin and Charlotte, brothers Robert, Johnee (sic) and Albert, and sisters Nellie and Zilpha. Born in Tollesbury Essex

Child 9: Robert James Heard

  • Name:

  • Robert James Heard19

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • mariner then a Port of London Authority steward4,20,21

  • Birth:

  • 22 Feb 1877

  • Tollesbury, Essex, England3,4,19,20,21,22

  • Census:

  • 3 Apr 1881 (age 4)

  • Tollesbury, Essex, England3

  •  

  • son attending school and living with his parents Benjamin and Charlotte, brothers Benjamin, William and Johnah (sic), and sisters Maria, Caroline and Nelly. Born in Tollesbury Essex

  • Census:

  • 5 Apr 1891 (age 14)

  • Church Street, Tollesbury, Essex, England6

  •  

  • unmarried son working as a mariner and living in four rooms with his parents Benjamin and Charlotte, brothers William, Johnee (sic) and Albert, and sisters Nellie and Zilpha. Born in Tollesbury Essex

  • Census absence:

  • 31 Mar 1901 (age 24)

  •  

  •  

  • presumably away at sea

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 1911 (age 33)

  • Royal Dock, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England20

  •  

  • an unmarried crew member working as an able seaman living on board the Denewood (a cargo steamer of 712 tonnes employed on home trade) with 15 others. Born in Tollesbury Essex

  • Medals:

  • 3 Sep 192122

  •  

  •  

  • Mercantile Marine Ribbon, British Medal Ribbon and the British Marine Medal, born in Tollesbury in 1877

  • Census:

  • 29 Sep 1939 (age 62)

  • 66 Brockman Rise, Bromley, Kent, England21

  •  

  • a married clock and steward for the Port of London Authority living alone. Born on 22nd February 1877

  • Death:

  • Q2 1953 (age 76)

  • Brentwood "Registration District", Essex, England23

Child 10: Johnee? Heard

  • Name:

  • Johnee? Heard4

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Birth:

  • 1880 (app)

  • Tollesbury, Essex, England3,4

  • Census:

  • 3 Apr 1881 (age 1)

  • Tollesbury, Essex, England3

  •  

  • son as Johnah (sic) living with his parents Benjamin and Charlotte, brothers Benjamin, William and Robert, and sisters Maria, Caroline and Nelly. Born in Tollesbury Essex

  • Census:

  • 5 Apr 1891 (age 11)

  • Church Street, Tollesbury, Essex, England6

  •  

  • son attending school and living in four rooms with his parents Benjamin and Charlotte, brothers William, Robert and Albert, and sisters Nellie and Zilpha. Born in Tollesbury Essex

Child 11: Nellie May Heard

  • Name:

  • Nellie May Heard24

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Spouse:

  • Gad Frank Kent (1877-1940)

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • domestic servant25

  • Birth:

  • Q1 1881

  • Tollesbury, Essex, England3,4,24,25,26

  • Census:

  • 3 Apr 1881 (age 1 mn)

  • Tollesbury, Essex, England3

  •  

  • daughter as Nelly living with her parents Benjamin and Charlotte, brothers Benjamin, William, Robert and Johnah (sic), and sisters Maria and Caroline. Born in Tollesbury Essex

  • Census:

  • 5 Apr 1891 (age 10)

  • Church Street, Tollesbury, Essex, England6

  •  

  • daughter attending school and living in four rooms with her parents Benjamin and Charlotte, brothers William, Robert, Johnee (sic) and Albert, and sister Zilpha. Born in Tollesbury Essex

  • Census:

  • 31 Mar 1901 (age 20)

  • New Road, Tollesbury, Essex, England25

  •  

  • an unmarried domestic servant living with three child boarders. Born in Tollesbury Essex

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 1911 (age 30)

  • 106 Harsnett Road, Colchester, Essex, England26

  •  

  • married wife living in five rooms with her daughters Elsie and Myrtle, and son Frank. Born in Tollesbury Essex and married for nine years, with four children, three of whom were still living

  • Death:

  • 29 Apr 1938 (age 57)

  • Romford "Registration District", Essex, England27,28

  • Burial:

  • 4 May 1938

  • St. Mary the Virgin Church, Church Street, Tollesbury, Essex, England29

  •  

  • aged 57

  • Probate:

  • 15 Jul 1938

  • Probate Registry, London, England28

  •  

  • of 335 Whalebone Lane Chadwell Heath Essex (wife of Gad Frank Kent) died 29th April 1938, probate of effects of £527 7s 7d (~£23,000 in 2017) to the said Gad Frank Kent master mariner and Kennie Appleton dog trainer

Child 12: Zilpah Heard

  • Name:

  • Zilpah Heard30

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Spouse (2):

  • Alfred Johnson (1883?-1916)

  • Spouse (3):

  • Joseph Murphy (1883- )

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • domestic servant31

  • Birth:

  • 3 Oct 1882

  • Tollesbury, Essex, England4,30,31,32,33

  •  

  • 1939 register says born on 3rd October 1883

  • Census:

  • 5 Apr 1891 (age 8)

  • Church Street, Tollesbury, Essex, England6

  •  

  • daughter attending school and living in four rooms with her parents Benjamin and Charlotte, brothers William, Robert, Johnee (sic) and Albert, and sister Nellie. Born in Tollesbury Essex

  • Census:

  • 31 Mar 1901 (age 19)

  • 31 Lexden Road, Colchester, Essex, England31

  •  

  • unmarried servant working as a general domestic servant and living with Cecil and Emily Becher and family, and four other servants. Born in Essex

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 1911 (age 29)

  • Bells Lane, Great Baddow, Essex, England32

  •  

  • married wife living in two rooms with her husband Alfred, daughter Marjorie and her boarding son Leonard Walter John Heard. Born in Tollesbury Essex and married for two years with one child who is still living

  • Census:

  • 29 Sep 1939 (age 56)

  • Elmscot, Curch End Lane, Runwell, Essex, England33

  •  

  • married doing unpaid domestic duties and living with her husband Joseph and two closed records. Born on 3rd October 1883

  • Death:

  • Q3 1956 (age 73)

  • Chelmsford "Registration District", Essex, England34

Child 13: Albert Edward Heard

  • Name:

  • Albert Edward Heard35,36

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Spouse:

  • Florence Jane Appleton (1891-1963)

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • oyster dredger / mariner then a publican5,37,38

  • Birth:

  • 23 Apr 1885

  • Tollesbury, Essex, England4,5,35,37

  • Census:

  • 5 Apr 1891 (age 5)

  • Church Street, Tollesbury, Essex, England6

  •  

  • son attending school and living in four rooms with his parents Benjamin and Charlotte, brothers William, Robert and Johnee (sic), and sisters Nellie and Zilpha. Born in Tollesbury Essex

  • Census:

  • 31 Mar 1901 (age 15)

  • Church Street, Tollesbury, Essex, England5

  •  

  • unmarried son working as a dredgerman on his own account and living in four rooms with his parents Benjamin and Charlotte. Born in Tollesbury Essex

  • Census:

  • 2 Apr 1911 (age 25)

  • Dartmeel, Empress Dock, Southampton, Hampshire, England39

  •  

  • a married able seaman on board the Dartmeel. Born in Tollesbury Essex and married for two years

  • Census:

  • 29 Sep 1939 (age 54)

  • 2 Sea View, Wick Lane, Tollesbury, Essex, England37

  •  

  • a married mariner living with his wife Florence, sons Albert, John, Rex, Eric and Victor, and daughter Beryl. Born on 23rd April 1885

  • Death:

  • 26 Jul 1963 (age 78)

  • Maldon "Registration District", Essex, England36,40

  • Probate:

  • 12 Sep 1963

  • Probate Registry, Arcade Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, England40

  •  

  • of 20 New Road Tollesbury Essex died 26th July 1963, probate of effects of £861 0s 10d (~£16,300 in 2017) to Florence Jane Heard widow

Child 14: Florry Elizabeth Heard

  • Name:

  • Florry Elizabeth Heard41,42

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Birth:

  • Q2 1887

  • Maldon "Registration District", Essex, England41

  • Death:

  • Q3 1887 (age 0)

  • Maldon "Registration District", Essex, England42

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England and Wales Marriage Index 1837 - 2005, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). Maldon 1859 quarter:1 volume:4a page:226. Cit. Date: 15 September 2018.

2.

Census 1861, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG09 piece:1091 folio:60 page:17. Cit. Date: 16 September 2018.

3.

Census 1881, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG11 piece:1778 folio:62 page:19 schedule:769. Cit. Date: 20 May 2022.

4.

Census 1891, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG12 piece:43 folio:118 page:40. Cit. Date: 8 February 2021.

5.

Census 1901, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:1693 folio:59 page:5. Cit. Date: 8 February 2021.

6.

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8.

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9.

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11.

Ibid. Maldon 1862 quarter:1 volume:4a page:199. Cit. Date: 16 September 2018.

12.

Census 1871, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG10 piece:1675 folio:60 page:14. Cit. Date: 16 September 2018.

13.

England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Maldon 1863 quarter:3 volume:4a page:212. Cit. Date: 16 September 2018.

14.

Ibid. Maldon 1866 quarter:3 volume:4a page:212. Cit. Date: 16 September 2018.

15.

Ibid. Maldon 1868 quarter:4 volume:4a page:249. Cit. Date: 16 September 2018.

16.

Ibid. Maldon 1871 quarter:2 volume:4a page:246. Cit. Date: 16 September 2018.

17.

Ibid. Maldon 1873 quarter:3 volume:4a page:267. Cit. Date: 16 September 2018.

18.

Ibid. Maldon 1875 quarter:3 volume:4a page:291. Cit. Date: 16 September 2018.

19.

Ibid. Maldon 1877 quarter:1 volume:4a page:335. Cit. Date: 16 September 2018.

20.

Census 1911, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG14 piece:20006 class:RG78 piece:1197B registration district:422 sub-district:1 enumeration district:55 schedule:115. Cit. Date: 20 May 2022.

21.

1939 UK Register, (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG101 piece:0392F page:21 line:12 letter code:AOKI. Cit. Date: 20 May 2022.

22.

National Archive, ( on-line at www.discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk). Medal card ref:BT 351/1/60833 no:577590. Cit. Date: 20 May 2021.

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25.

Census 1901, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:1693 folio:65 page:18 schedule:113. Cit. Date: 6 October 2021.

26.

Census 1911, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG14 piece:10301 class:RG78 piece:543 registration district:198 sub-district:1 enumeration district:17 schedule:361. Cit. Date: 6 October 2021.

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The Federation of Family History Societies, National Burial Index for England & Wales v.3, (2010 own copy). Tollesbury St. Mary. Cit. Date: 8 October 2021.

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31.

Census 1901, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:1706 folio:132 page: schedule:92. Cit. Date: 1 July 2021.

32.

Census 1911, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG14 piece:10087 class:RG78 piece:531 registration district:194 sub-district:4 enumeration district:7 schedule:139. Cit. Date: 1 July 2021.

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40.

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