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William Benson

Male 1816 - 1876  (60 years)


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  • Name William Benson 
    Born 1816  Satterthwaite, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 18 May 1817  Satterthwaite, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Residence 6 Jun 1841  Lowick, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Lowick Bridge 
    Occupation 6 Jun 1841 
    Journeyman miller 
    Residence 30 Mar 1851  Lowick, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Address:
    Vale Cottage, Lowick Green 
    Occupation 30 Mar 1851  [3
    Farmer 
    Residence 7 Apr 1861  Lowick, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Address:
    Vale Cottage, Lowick Green 
    Occupation 7 Apr 1861  [1
    Cotton spinner; farmer of 60 acres employing 1 man 
    Residence 2 Apr 1871  Lowick, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Address:
    Vale Cottage, Lowick Green 
    Occupation 2 Apr 1871  [4
    Farmer and miller 
    Died 2 Aug 1876  Spark Bridge, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Buried 4 Aug 1876  Lowick, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Saint Luke
    Probate 26 Sep 1876  London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • The Will of William Benson late of Spark Bridge in the Parish of Ulverston in the County of Lancaster Miller who died 2 August 1876 at Spark Bridge was proved at the Principal Registry by Ann Benson of Spark Bridge Widow the Relict sole Executrix.
      Effects under £450.
    Notes 
    • 1841 census - age 20
      1851 census - age 33; birth place Hawkshead
    Person ID I1002  Others
    Last Modified 1 Mar 2018 

    Father John Benson,   b. Abt 1783,   d. 1839, Ulverston, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years) 
    Mother Dorothy Postlethwaite,   b. Abt 1791,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 14 Mar 1813  Hawkshead, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F789  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ann Salthouse,   b. 1819, Egton-cum-Newland, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1892, Spark Bridge, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 24 May 1848  Lowick, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 
     1. Ann Benson,   b. 1849, Lowick, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Elizabeth Benson,   b. 1851, Lowick, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1868, Lowick, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 17 years)
     3. Dorothy Benson,   b. 1853, Lowick, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1868, Lowick, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 15 years)
     4. Susanna Benson,   b. 1855, Lowick, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 17 Aug 1881, Ulverston, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 26 years)
    +5. John Benson,   b. 1859, Lowick, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1917, Skelwith Fold, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
    Last Modified 12 Oct 2011 
    Family ID F740  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1816 - Satterthwaite, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 18 May 1817 - Satterthwaite, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Address:
    Lowick Bridge - 6 Jun 1841 - Lowick, Lancashire, England
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    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 May 1848 - Lowick, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
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    Vale Cottage, Lowick Green - 30 Mar 1851 - Lowick, Lancashire, England
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    Vale Cottage, Lowick Green - 7 Apr 1861 - Lowick, Lancashire, England
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    Vale Cottage, Lowick Green - 2 Apr 1871 - Lowick, Lancashire, England
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    Link to Google MapsDied - 2 Aug 1876 - Spark Bridge, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 4 Aug 1876 - Lowick, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 26 Sep 1876 - London, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S3] 1861 Census (FindMyPast) England, Wales & Scotland, (The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey), RG9-3166-91-10.

    2. [S128] England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975 (FamilySearch).

    3. [S2] 1851 Census (FindMyPast) England, Wales & Scotland, (The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey), HO107-2274-314-3.

    4. [S4] 1871 Census (FindMyPast) England, Wales & Scotland, (The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey), RG10-4239-88-1.

    5. [S115] UK BMD (FindMyPast), General Register Office (England and Wales), 1876 September Ulverston 8e 439.

    6. [S221] Find a Will (Gov.uk), Benson, William; 1876 (accessed 1 Mar 2018).

    7. [S124] National Burial Index (Third Edition) (FFHS).

    8. [S132] England Marriages, 1538-1973 (FamilySearch).