John BIRCHAM

Male 1802 - 1874  (72 years)


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  • Name John BIRCHAM 
    Born 15 Apr 1802  Baconsthorpe, NFK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Apr 1874  Bodham, NFK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 20 Apr 1874  All Saints parish church, Bodham, NFK Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I436  BRUDENELL proven
    Last Modified 26 Jan 2017 

    Father Hall BIRCHAM,   b. 25 May 1776, Aylmerton, NFK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1841  (Age > 66 years) 
    Mother Lydia MASSINGHAM,   b. 22 Oct 1773, Baconsthorpe, NFK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1802 and 1841  (Age 28 years) 
    Married Abt 1792  [2
    Family ID F211  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ann TAYLOR,   b. Abt 1795, Cley next the Sea, NFK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1869, Bodham, NFK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Married 7 Nov 1821  St Mary's parish church, Baconsthorpe, NFK Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • The entry above this marriage entry was for Philip SPINK of Cley, single man and Alice TAYLOR, OTP, single woman. Witness was also Mary TAYLOR.

      Were Ann, Mary and Alice sisters? Ann has given her plae of birth as Cley.
    Children 
     1. James BIRCHAM,   b. 22 Mar 1822, Baconsthorpe, NFK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1822  (Age > 1 years)
     2. Hall BIRCHAM,   b. Abt 1823, Baconsthorpe, NFK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1891, Hartlepool reg dist, DUR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years)
     3. Martha A BIRCHAM,   b. Abt 1829, Bodham, NFK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1868, Bodham, NFK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years)
     4. John William BIRCHAM,   b. Abt 1831, Bodham, NFK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1901 and 1913  (Age ~ 70 years)
     5. Thomas William BIRCHAM,   b. Abt 1833,   d. Aft 1833  (Age ~ 1 years)
    Last Modified 24 Feb 2017 
    Family ID F205  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Baconsthorpe, NFK, St Mary's parish church
    Baconsthorpe, NFK, St Mary's parish church

  • Notes 
    • Spelt BURCHAM

      John Bircham
      JB0064500
      Born 15 April 1802; Baconsthorpe, Norfolk.
      Baptised 16 April 1802; Baconsthorpe, Norfolk.
      from Greg Harper's website

      1871 - John was a widower, with a housekeeper and lodger shown on census:

      Mary ABSOM?, servant, widow, 59, housekeeper, born Baconsthorpe
      John ABSOM?, boarder, 18,blacksmith, born Bodham

      As both John BURCHAM and Mary were born in Baconsthorpe, was there any connection?

      1841 - living with Hall BIRCHAM, aged 83 - John's grandfather - Hall 1?

      5th child, Thomas William, not listed on 1841 or 1851 census. Burial for a William Taylor BIRCHAM, inf 18 Dec 1834 - same ????

  • Sources 
    1. [S107] PR.

    2. [S64] Greg Harper website.