John Heasman
Mary Tinslay
Joseph Benjamin Heasman of Buntingford
(Abt 1816-1893)


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Mary Carey

Joseph Benjamin Heasman of Buntingford

  • Born: Abt 1816, Lewes, Sussex, England
  • Christened: 11 Jan 1818, St. Michael, Lewes, Sussex, England 1
  • Married: 19 Oct 1834, St. Nicholas Church, Brighton, Sussex, England 2
  • Died: 1893, Buntingford, Layston, Hertfordshire, England 3

  Research Notes:

Joseph Benjamin son of John Heasman of St. Michael, labourer, and Mary (baptismal record)


In Sep 1864 Joseph Benjamin Heasman was present at the marriage of his daughter Elizabeth Ann Heasman to Edward Hagger Preston in Layston.

In 1865 Benjamin Heasman of Buntingford in co. Herts was named in the Will of his mother-in-law Sophia Carey of Chailey, widow, as husband of her daughter Mary.

At the time of the 1881 England Census Benjamin Heasman, age 65, born in Lewes Sussex, widower, journeyman currier, was living in High Street Buntingford, Layston, Hertfordshire. With him were granddaughter Frances Heeley (19) of Dordritch Holland, dressmaker, and grandson Hemri Cowham (18) of Clerkenwell London, coachbuilder (apprentice).

In Dec 1882 Joseph Benjamin Heasman was present at the marriage of his granddaughter Frances Mary Ann Heeley to George Wallace in Layston.

At the time of the 1891 England Census Joseph B Heasman, age 75, born in Lewes, widower, currier, was lodging with [his granddaughter] Francis M A Wallace and her family in Norfolk Road, Aspeden, Hertfordshire.


Joseph Benjamin Heasman died aged 77 years. 3

  Marriage Information:

Joseph Benjamin married Mary Carey, daughter of Edward Carey and Sophia Akehurst, on 19 Oct 1834 in St. Nicholas Church, Brighton, Sussex, England. (Mary Carey was christened on 6 Mar 1814 in Friston, Sussex, England and died on 29 Nov 1880 in Buntingford, Layston, Hertfordshire, England, aged 66 years.)

  Marriage Notes:

Joseph Benjamin Heasman of this parish, bachelor, and Mary Carey of this parish, spinster

Married by Banns

Witnesses: Elizabeth Carey, Thos. Pocock


1 Lewes St. Michael Parish Registers, Baptisms, p. 16, no. 126.

2 Brighton St. Nicholas Parish Registers, Marriages, p. 207, no. 620.

3 England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007, Royston district, 1st Quarter, vol. 3a, p. 290.

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