Baldock, Benjamin

Male 1798 - 1882  (84 years)


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  • Name Baldock, Benjamin 
    Born 14 May 1798  Wadhurst Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 10 Jun 1798  Wadhurst Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Jul 1882  Wadhurst Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • On 1841 census as Ag Lab of Hightown Wadhurst


      On 1851 census ag lab of Pump Cottage Wadhurst

      On 1861 census ag lab of Wadhurst A granddaughter Keziah Baldock age 5 was living with him

      On 1871 census lodging with son John Baldock and family at Stone cross Wadhurst

      cannot find on 1881 census

      Following courtesy of Geoff Clout:-

      Benjamin1 Baldock was born on 14 May 1798 at Wadhurst, Sussex, England, the son of John Baldock and Lydia Sale and had five known brothers and four known sisters. The Baldock name is an Old French form for the word 'Baghdad.' According to authorities, the 'Knights Templars held the manor in Hertfordshire, naming it from some fancied resemblance to the Middle Eastern city, now capital of Iraq and meaning ? 'city of (a Muslim dervish called) Dat' Arabic. Guppy found it only in Kent, Notts. (Nottingham, England?)' The Baldocks lived in Wadhurst, East Sussex County, England, just across the border from Kent County. He was baptized on 10 Jun 1798 at Wadhurst, East Sussex, England. He married Mary Clout, daughter of James Clout and Frances Golden, on 7 Apr 1820 at Wadhurst, East Sussex, England, by Banns, witnessed by Philadelphia Baldock and John Cooper, the ceremony was performed by the Parish vicar and neither party could sign their name. He was an agricultural labourer in 1841 at Wadhurst, East Sussex, England. He and Mary Clout appeared on the census of 1841 at Hightown, Wadhurst, East Sussex, England, along with children William Baldock, Ann Baldock, Amelia Baldock, Elizabeth Baldock, and John Baldock. He, Mary Clout and Elizabeth Baldock, Horace Benjamin Baldock, Sylvia Baldock, and Frances Golden appeared on the census of 1851 at Pump Cottage, Moseham, Wadhurst, England. He was a farm labourer in 1851 at Pump Cottage, Wadhurst, England. Benjamin, Mary Clout and children Sylvia Baldock and Horace Benjamin Baldock appeared on the census of 1861 at Wadhurst village, East Sussex, England. He was a husbandman in 1862 at Wadhurst, East Sussex, England. He appeared on the census of 1871 in the household of his son and daughter-in-law John Baldock and Hannah Tester at Stone Cross, Wadhurst, East Sussex, England. He was a farm labourer in 1882 at Wadhurst, East Sussex, England. He died on 1 Jul 1882 at Wadhurst village, East Sussex, England, aged 84 his cause of death was old age, certified by TW Popplewell. The informant was Sarah Page, present at the death.
    Person ID I8128  Hougham
    Last Modified 4 Mar 2007 

    Father Baldock, John
              b. 1 Jan 1762
              d. 6 Sep 1834  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Sales, Lydia
              c. 21 Mar 1762
              d. 1839  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Married 11 Nov 1783  Wadhurst Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F6986  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Clout, Mary
              b. 1801, Cranbrook Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 9 Feb 1870, Union Workhouse Cranbrook Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 7 Apr 1820  Wadhurst Sussex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Baldock, Hariot
              b. 21 Jul 1820, Shovers Greed Wadhurst Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1895, Brighton Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    +2. Baldock, William
              b. 8 Aug 1821, Wadhurst Sussex Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1890, Croydon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     3. Baldock, Ellen
              b. 21 Aug 1823
              d. 1887  (Age 63 years)
    +4. Baldock, Ann
              b. 17 Feb 1825, Shovers Greed Wadhurst Find all individuals with events at this location
    +5. Baldock, Mary
              b. 5 Jan 1827, Wadhurst Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1863, Frant Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
    +6. Baldock, Charity
              b. 17 Dec 1828, Wadhurst Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Baldock, Amelia
              b. 3 Feb 1831
     8. Baldock, Elizabeth
              b. 25 Oct 1833, Wadhurst Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Baldock, Mary Jane
              b. 1836, Wadhurst Find all individuals with events at this location
              bur. 4 May 1836  (Age ~ 0 years)
    +10. Baldock, John
              b. 1837, Wadhurst Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1908  (Age 71 years)
     11. Baldock, Sylvia
              b. 1842, Wadhurst Find all individuals with events at this location
    +12. Baldock, Horace Benjamin
              b. 31 Dec 1845, Wadhurst Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 13 Oct 1908, St Petersburg Fl Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
    Family ID F2988  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 May 1798 - Wadhurst Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 10 Jun 1798 - Wadhurst Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Apr 1820 - Wadhurst Sussex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Jul 1882 - Wadhurst Link to Google Earth
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