William Debenham1

M, #2678, b. 18 Apr 1794, d. 24 Sep 1863
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FatherRobert Debenham2
MotherElizabeth Bigsby2
     William Debenham was born on 18 Apr 1794.3 He was the son of Robert Debenham and Elizabeth Bigsby.2 William Debenham was baptized on 20 Apr 1794 in St. Mary The Virgin, Depden, Suffolk, England.3 As of 17 Oct 1820, William Debenham lived at Parish of St. Marylebone, Westminster, England.1 He married Caroline Freebody, daughter of Thomas Freebody and Jane Edgerley, on 17 Oct 1820 in St. Mary, Lambeth, London, England.1 As of 5 Jan 1823, William Debenham lived at Parish of St. Marylebone, Westminster, England.4 As of 23 Jan 1824, William Debenham lived at Buxton Place, St. Marylebone, Westminster, England.4 As of 5 Feb 1825, William Debenham lived at Wigmore Street, St. Marylebone, Westminster, England.4 As of 13 Apr 1827, William Debenham lived at Wigmore Street, St. Marylebone, Westminster, England.4 As of 23 Jun 1829, William Debenham lived at Wigmore Street, St. Marylebone, Westminster, England.4 As of 24 Jun 1830, William Debenham lived at 44 Wigmore Street, St. Marylebone, Westminster, England.4 As of 18 Nov 1835, William Debenham lived at Wigmore Street, St. Marylebone, Westminster, England.4 As of 7 Dec 1837, William Debenham lived at Wigmore Street, St. Marylebone, Westminster, England.4 As of 17 Oct 1839, William Debenham lived at 12 Welbeck Street, St. Marylebone, Westminster, England.4 As of 2 Sep 1842, William Debenham lived at 12 Welbeck Street, St. Marylebone, Westminster, England.4 As of 9 Jan 1845, William Debenham lived at 12 Welbeck Street, St. Marylebone, Westminster, England.4 He died on 24 Sep 1863 in 11 Marlborough Place, St. John's Wood, Middlesex, England, at age 69.5 His estate was probated on 4 Jan 1864 in Principle Registry, London, England; Effects under £40,000.5

Children of William Debenham and Caroline Freebody

Census

DateHead of HouseholdHousehold
30 Mar 1851William DebenhamHe was listed as head of household in the 1851 census in 12 Welbeck Street, Cavendish Square, St. Marylebone, Middlesex, England. Other people in the household include Caroline Freebody, Elizabeth Debenham and Caroline Debenham.6
7 Apr 1861William DebenhamHe was listed as head of household in the 1861 census. Other people in the household include Caroline Freebody, Henry Debenham and Frank Debenham also staying is George Freebody (Carolines Brother?) Visitor, Age 24, Unmarried, Commercial Clerk, born Harley, Berks.7

Occupation

DateOccupation
5 Jan 1823Mech. c4
23 Jan 1824Silk Mercer4
5 Feb 1825Mercer4
13 Apr 1827Mercer4
23 Jun 1829Silk Mercer4
24 Jun 1830Silk Mercer4
18 Nov 1835Silk Mercer4
7 Dec 1837Mercer4
17 Oct 1839Silk Mercer4
2 Sep 1842Silk Mercer4
9 Jan 1845Silk Mercer4
31 Mar 1851Importer of French Manufacturers
7 Apr 1861Silk Mercer & Importer of French Manufacturers7
24 Sep 1863Silk Mercer5
8 Feb 1871Warehouseman8
Last Edited=1 Oct 2013

Citations

  1. [S257] Microfilm of the Marriages of St. Mary, Lambeth, London, 1754 to 1899 (Suffolk Record Office, unknown film number).
  2. [S30] International Genealogical Index (IGI) compiled by the unknown compiler, unknown compiler address, unknown version (unknown compile date) (unknown repository, unknown repository reference) "unknown cd."
  3. [S261] Website Debenham One-Name Study - Michael Debenham (http://www.debenham.org.uk).
  4. [S259] Microfilm of the Baptisms of St. Marylebone, Westminster, 1754 to 1899 (Suffolk Record Office, unknown film number).
  5. [S262] Will & 2 Codicils of William Debenham of 11 Marlborough Place, St. John's Wood, proved in the Principle Registry Probate Court, 4th January, 1864 (Probate Registry).
  6. [S27] Online image of the 1851 Census for England & Wales (1851 Census - England & Wales, http://www.ancestry.co.uk) "Class: HO107; Piece: 1487; Folio: 106; Page: 44; GSU roll: 87813."
  7. [S26] Online image of the 1861 Census for England & Wales (1861 Census - England & Wales, http://www.ancestry.co.uk) "Class: RG 9; Piece: 90; Folio: 1; Page: 4; GSU roll: 542571."
  8. [S260] Microfilm of the Marriages of St. Mark, St. John's Wood, Westminster, 1754 to 1899 (Suffolk Record Office, unknown film number).
  9. [S258] Microfilm of the Marriages of St. Marylebone, Westminster, 1754 to 1899 (Suffolk Record Office, unknown film number).