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Thomas BELLAERS's father: John BELLAERS (1773?-1851?)

Family of Thomas BELLAERS and Rebecca WELLS

Husband: Thomas BELLAERS (1808?-bef1864)
Wife: Rebecca WELLS (1807- )
Children: James BELLAERS (1829-1895)
George BELLAERS (1831- )
Thomas BELLAERS (1832- )
Ellen BELLAERS (1834-1834)
Maria BELLAERS (1834-1839?)
Walker BELLAERS (1835- )
Eliza BELLAERS (1836?- )
George William BELLAERS (1839- )
Rebecca BELLAERS (1840- )
Henry BELLAERS (1841?- )
Joseph BELLAERS (1842-1912)
Maria BELLAERS (1844?- )
Eliza BELLAERS (1845?-1846?)
John BELLAERS (1845?-1846)
Marriage 2 Jun 1829 Billingborough Lincolnshire
Census (family) (1) 1841 Boston Lincolnshire
Census (family) (2) Apr 1861 Boston Lincolnshire

Additional Information

Census (family) (1) West St
Census (family) (2) 153 Lawrence Lane

Husband: Thomas BELLAERS

Name: Thomas BELLAERS
Sex: Male
Father: John BELLAERS (1773?-1851?)
Mother: Maria Eleanor WALKER (1775?- )
Birth 1808 (cal) Greetham Rutland
Baptism 14 Sep 1808 (age 0) Greetham, Rutland
Occupation Druggist (Master)
Death btw 1861 and 1864 (age 52-56) Boston Lincolnshire

Wife: Rebecca WELLS

Name: Rebecca WELLS
Sex: Female
Father: -
Mother: -
Birth 1807 Billingborough Lincolnshire
Census (1) Apr 1871 (age 64) Boston Lincolnshire
Census (2) Apr 1881 (age 74) Great Grimsby Lincolnshire

Additional Information

Census (1) 89 Tattershall (?) Road
A widow, living with married daughter Maria & husband. Surname spelt Bellairs on census form
Census (2) 108 Orwell Street
A widow, still living with daughter Maria and family. Surname spelt Bellaers.

Child 1: James BELLAERS

Name: James BELLAERS
Sex: Male
Spouse 1: Elizabeth VEITCH (1825?-1859)
Spouse 2: Jane Elizabeth GROUT ( - )
Birth 18 Nov 1829 Corby, Lincolnshire
Occupation Physician & Surgeon
Death 8 Feb 1895 (age 65) Stepney,London

Additional Information

Death Cause: The family story goes that he died from gangrene acquired after cutting corns with an unsterile razor! He also had diabetes.
Address: 318 Oxford Street

Child 2: George BELLAERS

Name: George BELLAERS
Sex: Male
Birth 1 Aug 1831 Corby Lincolnshire
Death "Before 1838" Corby Lincolnshire

Child 3: Thomas BELLAERS

Name: Thomas BELLAERS
Sex: Male
Birth 18 Nov 1832 Corby Lincolnshire

Child 4: Ellen BELLAERS

Name: Ellen BELLAERS
Sex: Female
Birth 20 Apr 1834 Corby Lincolnshire
Death 1834 (age 0) Corby Lincolnshire

Child 5: Maria BELLAERS

Name: Maria BELLAERS
Sex: Female
Birth 20 Apr 1834 Corby Lincolnshire
Death 1839 (cal) (age 4-5) Corby Lincolnshire

Child 6: Walker BELLAERS

Name: Walker BELLAERS
Sex: Male
Spouse: Sarah (1831?- )
Birth 22 Aug 1835 Corby Lincolnshire
Occupation Gun & Swordmaker

Child 7: Eliza BELLAERS

Name: Eliza BELLAERS
Sex: Female
Birth 1836 (cal) Corby Lincolnshire
Death "Before 1841" Boston Lincolnshire

Child 8: George William BELLAERS

Name: George William BELLAERS
Sex: Male
Birth Q1 1839 Boston Lincolnshire
Occupation Labourer
Census 1861 (age 22) Boston Lincolnshire

Additional Information

Census 153 Lawrence Lane

Child 9: Rebecca BELLAERS

Name: Rebecca BELLAERS
Sex: Female
Birth Q2 1840 Boston Lincolnshire
Occupation Dressmaker
Census 1861 (age 20) Boston Lincolnshire

Additional Information

Census 153 Lawrence Lane

Child 10: Henry BELLAERS

Name: Henry BELLAERS
Sex: Male
Birth 1841 (cal) Boston Lincolnshire
Occupation Cabinet Maker (apprentice)
Census 1861 (age 19) Boston Lincolnshire

Additional Information

Census 153 Lawrence Lane
An apprentice Cabinet maker , living with parents

Child 11: Joseph BELLAERS

Name: Joseph BELLAERS
Sex: Male
Spouse: Mary SMEDLEY (1843?- )
Birth Q4 1842 Boston Lincolnshire
Census (1) 1861 (age 18) Boston Lincolnshire
Census (2) 1871 (age 28) Cromford Derby
Residence 1881 (age 38) Cromford Derby
Occupation Attorney's Clerk/Draper
Death Q1 1912 (age 69) Fylde Lancashire

Additional Information

Census (1) 153 Lawrence Lane
Census (2) 1 Victoria Row Cromford
wife Mary, children James, Ada Sarah and Bertha, also Elizabeth Ann(?) Bellaers(sic),17y General Servant domestic born Manchester Lancs
Residence 12 Market St

Child 12: Maria BELLAERS

Name: Maria BELLAERS
Sex: Female
Spouse: John GARRATT (1845?- )
Birth 1844 (cal) Boston Lincolnshire
Census (1) 1861 (age 16) Boston Lincolnshire
Census (2) Apr 1871 (age 26) Boston Lincolnshire

Additional Information

Census (1) 153 Lawrence Lane
Scholar, living with parents
Census (2) Mother Rebecca was living in the same house

Child 13: Eliza BELLAERS

Name: Eliza BELLAERS
Sex: Female
Birth 1845 (cal) Boston Lincolnshire
Death 1846 (app) (age 0-1) Boston Lincolnshire

Child 14: John BELLAERS

Name: John BELLAERS
Sex: Male
Birth 1845 (cal) Boston Lincolnshire
Death 1846 (age 0-1) Boston Lincolnshire

Note on Husband: Thomas BELLAERS

Thomas was born in Greetham in Rutland and moved a short distance to Stretton when he was about 5. Rebecca was already 5 months pregnant when he made 'an honest women of her' in june 1829. Son James was born in November! They settled first in Corby in Lincolnshire where James was born as well as six more children, 4 of whom died in infancy.

 

Between 1836 and 1838 the family moved to Boston in Lincolnshire where Thomas kept a Chemist shop on West St

(Mentioned in Pigot's Directory of Lincolnshire 1841 and White's directory 1842.) Thomas and Eleanor Maria had another 7 children, though 2 more died in infancy.

Note on Wife: Rebecca WELLS

Born in Billingborough in Lincolnshire, she raised her family with husband Thomas in Boston. After his death, she lived with her married daughter Maria, later moving to Grimsby.