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1 Mar - 31 May 1859

Transcriptions of Beccles and Bungay Weekly News

March - May 1859, Beccles Weekly News Marriages and Deaths

Transcribed from microfilm supplied by the British Library Newspaper Library
Janelle Penney --- 2000, 2001

Beccles Weekly News 1 March 1859 Page 4, column 4


14 February, at Sotterly, Mr Henry DODDINGTON, very suddenly, aged 78 years.Deceased had been under medical treatment for two or three weeks, but not confined to his room. On the day in which he died, he had been in the yard, and feeling more unwell, expressed a desire to go to bed; but before his clothes could be taken off, he expired.

24 February, at Bungay, aged 66 years, Mr James CUDDON, formerly a cabinet- maker and Upholsterer in that town.

26 February, Mary Ann, daughter of Thomas WOOD, Esq., Toft Monks, aged 32 years.

Beccles Weekly News 15 March 1859 Page 4, column 4


22 February, at the Parish Church, Henstead, by the Rev W. HAZLEWOOD, Mr George SAMPSON, to Miss Sarah Anne Priscella [sic] BLOCK, both of Hulver Street.

5 March, at the Parish Church of Brandsby, near York, by the Rev Robert SWANN, M.A., rector, the Rev W.H. BROWN, M.A., Fellow of Caius College, and rector of Wheatacre Allsaints, Norfolk, to Sarah Jane, only daughter of the late Robert FRANK, Esq., of Stearsby.


28 February, at Lowestoft, Mary Ann, the affectionate and beloved wife of Mr Spencer HARRISON, aged 50 years.

8 March, at Castleacre, the youngest son of the Rev J. STUTTERD, aged 1 year and 4 months.

10 March, at Uggeshall, Mr Timothy LEMAN, farmer, aged 75 years.

12 March, at Beccles, James BEALES, for many years bill-poster in this town, aged 64 years.

10 March, at Worlingham, John Chandler, the beloved twin son of John and Eliza READ, of the above place, aged 12 months.

Beccles Weekly News 22 March 1859 Page 4, column 5


8 March, at Heacham, Norfolk, Mr R.H. LEISHAM, of Wrentham, to Hannah, third daughter of Mr Grigson GRANT, of East Dereham.

8 March, at Heacham, Norfolk, Mr John GRANT, to Miss DAVEY, both of East Dereham.

12 March, at Wrentham Church, by the Rev E. M. CLISSOLD, rector, Mr William Lewes SPALL, eldest son of Mr W. SPALL, farmer, Yoxford, to Hannah, youngest daughter of Mr Isaac DUNNETT, Beccles.


14 March, at Spexhall, near Halesworth, in the 63rd year of his age, Mr Jonathan PALMER. His end was peace.

Beccles Weekly News 5 April 1859 Page 4, column 4


27 March, at Adisham, near Dover, William OSWALD, Esq., late of Beccles, aged 74.

Beccles Weekly News 12 April 1859 Page 4, column 4


6 April, at Barton Church, Norfolk, by the Rev GUNN, Mr James LANE, to Sarah eldest daughter of Mr William BAXTER of Gillingham.

7 April, at Buxton Church, by the Rev J. DECLE, M.A., Mr Thomas William DANIEL, of Rose Cottage, Burgh St Peter, to Miss L. DUNNING of Buxton.


3 April, at Blundeston, aged 85, Thomas DODDINGTON, formerly of South Cove. He was afflicted with a painful disorder for a lengthened period, and confined to his bed for upwards of twelve months.

Beccles Weekly News 19 April 1859 Supplement [page 5], columns 3 & 4.


8 April, at St Nicholas Street Chapel, Ipswich, by the Rev John RAVEN, Mr George STRATFORD, late of Beccles Printer, to Thirza, second daughter of the late Mr Charles BORLEY, of Sapiston, Suffolk.

14 April, at the parish church, Lowestoft, by the Rev Edwin GYLES, William Robert TYMMS,Esq., of Melville-terrace, Camden-road-villas, London, to Salome Easter WARREN, niece of Mr Samuel TYMMS, of Lowestoft.


9 April, at Southwold, aged 66, Mr Isaac CHINERY, late of Stoven.

11 April, at Burnham, after a severe affliction, borne with Christian fortitude and resignation, aged 75, Mr Benjamin RAYDEN, for 58 years a consistent member of the Wesleyan connexion. He was much respected.

12 April, in her 67th year, Sophie Henriette MEALL, relict of the late Capt. James MEALL, jun., of Yarmouth.

Beccles Weekly News 3 May 1859 Page 4, column 4


At Asseerghur, Michael ROBERT, Captain 23rd Regiment, Bombay, N.L.I., third son of the late William Cunningham BRUCE, Esq., B.C.S., to Lorina eldest daughter of Lieutenant Colonel WILSON, of Beccles.

Beccles Weekly News 10 May 1859 Page 4, column 4


At Halstead, on the 9th May, aged 44 years, Emma, third daughter of the late William CRISP, Esq., of Southwold, Merchant.

24 April, at Ellough, in the 25th year of his age, James eldest son of Mr James ARTIS, of that place.

27 April, at Benhall, in the 78th year of his age, the Rev John MITFORD; 49 years vicar in that parish, and rector of Weston and Stratford St Andrew, in the same county.

30 April, Jonathan GOODING, Esq., aged 62. He was Town Clerk for the Borough of Southwold from 1836 to 1855; Under Sheriff for Suffolk in 1851; and Clerk to the Commissioners of Southwold Harbour from 1846 to 1855.

1 May, Mr William BREEZE, farmer, Weston aged 63.

1 May, at Heigham, Norfolk, aged 56, Mr James Keer BARKER, Professor of Music, and for many years organist at the Octagon Chapel, Norwich.

1 May. in his 75th year, James ALDOUS, Esq., all his life a much respected inhabitant of Harleston.

2 May, at Bungay, aged 94, Mrs Elizabeth BRUNNING, widow.

Beccles Weekly News 17 May 1859 Page 4, column 3


3 May, at St Margaret's Ilketshall, Mr S.S. GALEY, of Reedham, to Miss Mary SMITH, of the above place.

9 May, at St Nicholas Church, Yarmouth, by the Rev F.C. SKEY, MR C.W. CHILD, mariner, to Mary Ann BASEY, both of the above place.


3 May, at Beccles, deeply lamented, after six weeks illness, Rachel, beloved wife of Mr Robert TOOKE, aged 45 years.

On Tuesday, the 10th May, Mr Edward DURRANT, farmer, eldest son of the late Mr Humfrey [sic] DURRANT, of St Peter's Hall, near Bungay.

10 May, at Hedinham, Mr Edward DURRANT, of that place, farmer, and eldest son of the late Mr Humphrey DURRANT of St Peter's Hall in this county.

9 May, at Lowestoft, Peter, son of the late Rev P. JECKELL, of this town, aged 25 years.

Beccles Weekly News 24 May 1859 Page 4, column 4


19 May, at the Independent Chapel, Beccles, by the Rev J. FLOWER, James JORDAN of Bungay, miller, to Anna SMITH, dressmaker, of the same place.


15 May, at Lowestoft, Mary, the beloved wife of William BORRETT, currier, late of Beccles, aged 51 years.

17 May, at Bungay, deeply lamented, Robert, eldest son of Mr R. MOORE, grocer, aged 21 years.

Beccles Weekly News 31 May 1859 Page 4, column 4


23 May, at the residence of his son-in-law, Mr John CHANDLER, Ringsfield, Mr James PULHAM, for many years a farmer at Sradbrooke [sic, presumably Stradbroke?] ,Suffolk, and much respected, aged 94 years.