Clare DASH of Lye Hill
Maria DASH


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  • Born: 1832, Lye Hill, Burbage, Wiltshire, England
  • Christened: 14 Oct 1832, Burbage, Wiltshire, England 1
  • Married: 1860, Marlborough district, Wiltshire, England 2
  • Died: 1912, Pewsey district, Wiltshire, England 3

  Research Notes:

In 1861 John Beckingham (28) of Burbage, ag. lab, and wife Mary (20) of Mildenhall were living in Wootton Rivers Wilts. Present was daughter Elizabeth (6 mo) of South Savernake.

In 1871 John Beckingham (38) of South Savernake [sic], ag labourer, and wife Mary (30) of Mildenhall were living in Cuckoo's Knob Wootton Rivers Wilts. Present were children: Elizabeth (10) of South Savernake, scholar, and born in Wootton Rivers: Sarah (8), scholar, Matilda (7), scholar, Esther (6), scholar, William (2). John's brother David and his family were also living in Cuckoo's Knob.

In 1881 John Beckingham (48) of Burbage, agricultural laborer, and wife Mary (40) of Mildenhall were living in 15th House (East) Wootton Rivers Wilts. Present were children (born in Wootton Rivers): Sarah A. (18), Esther (15), William (12), plough boy, Kate (6), scholar, Caroline (4), scholar, John (2). Daughter Matilda and her husband Henry Gadd were living nextdoor.

In 1891 John Beckingham (58) of Lye Hill, agricultural labourer, and wife Mary (50) of Mildenhall, were living at 14 East Side Wootton Rivers. Present were children (born in Wootton Rivers): Hester (25), William (22),agricultural laborer, Caroline (14), John (12), agricultural laborer, Alice (7), scholar

In 1901 John Beckingham (68) of Wootton Rivers [sic], parish roadman (laborer), and wife Mary (60) of Wootton Rivers, were living in 13th house East Side Wootton Rivers Wilts. Present were children (born in Wootton Rivers): William (33), cow man on farm, John H. (22), ordinary farm laborer, Alice (17)

In 1911 John Henery Beckingham (78) of Burbage parish, widower, road labourer, was living in Wootton Rivers. Boarding was [daughter] Alice Amor (27) of Wotton, her husband Stephen John Amor (24) of Milton (Wilton?) parish, farm labourer, and their children: Charles Amor (2) and Edith Alice Amor (5 m)


John H. Beckingham died aged 79 years. 3

  Marriage Information:

John married Mary Ann WHITEBREAD, daughter of John WHITEBREAD and Ann, in 1860 in the Marlborough district, Wiltshire, England. (Mary Ann WHITEBREAD was born in 1841 in Mildenhall, Wiltshire, England and was buried on 24 Sep 1902 in Wootton Rivers, Wiltshire, England, aged 62 years.)


1 Burbage Wiltshire England (home page).

2 England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005, 2nd Quarter, vol. 5a, p. 147.

3 England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007, 1st Quarter, vol. 5a, p. 186.

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