John Chambers

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  • Name John Chambers 
    Born Abt 1828  Iken, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 6 Jun 1841  Iken, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    England 
    1841: England Census for Iken, Suffolk
    1841 England Census for Iken, Suffolk
    HO107 Piece 1031 Book 12 Folio 8 Page 9  
    1841 England Census for Iken, Suffolk
    1841 England Census for Iken, Suffolk
    HO107 Piece 1031 Book 12 Folio 8 Page 9
    Census 30 Mar 1851  Iken, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    England 
    1851 England Census for Iken, Suffolk
    1851 England Census for Iken, Suffolk
    HO107 Piece 1802 Folio 515 Page 14
    Occupation 30 Mar 1851  Iken, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Potter's Labourer 
    Census 7 Apr 1861  Iken, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    England 
    1861 England Census for Iken, Suffolk
    1861 England Census for Iken, Suffolk
    RG 9 Piece 1175 Folio 24 Page 4
    Occupation 7 Apr 1861  Iken, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Potter and Grocer 
    Residence 7 Apr 1861  Iken, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Iken Common 
    Census 2 Apr 1871  Iken, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    England 
    1871 England Census for Iken, Suffolk
    1871 England Census for Iken, Suffolk
    RG10 Piece 1764 Folio 26 Page 8
    Occupation 2 Apr 1871  Iken, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Potter and Grocer 
    Residence 2 Apr 1871  Iken, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Common 
    Census 3 Apr 1881  Iken, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    England 
    1881 England Census for Iken, Suffolk
    1881 England Census for Iken, Suffolk
    RG11 Piece 1886 Folio 87 Page 6
    Occupation 3 Apr 1881  Iken, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    General Shop Keeper 
    Census 5 Apr 1891  Iken, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    England 
    1891 England Census for Iken, Suffolk
    1891 England Census for Iken, Suffolk
    RG12 Piece 1480 Folio 75 Page 2
    Occupation 5 Apr 1891  Iken, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Grocer and Postmaster 
    Died 1892  Iken, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Registration Between 1 Jan 1892 and 31 Mar 1892  Plomesgate, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Death Registration 
    • Volume 4a, Page 789
    Death Registration for John CHAMBERS (109449)
    Death Registration for John CHAMBERS (109449)
    Buried 6 Feb 1892  Iken, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • St. Botolph, Iken, Suffolk, England
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    Person ID I109449  The Williams Family Tree
    Last Modified 2 May 2018 

    Father John Chambers
              b. 28 Jul 1804, Swanton Novers, Norfolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 9 Mar 1867, Iken, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Mother Mary Wright
              b. Abt 1809, Horsham, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1853, Iken, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years) 
    Married 16 May 1826  Iken, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    Family ID F31774  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Harriet Borrett
              b. 1829, Iken, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 9 Oct 1902, Iken, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Registration Between 1 Oct 1852 and 31 Dec 1852  Plomesgate, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Marriage Registration 
    • Volume 4a, Page 1367
    Marriage Registration for Harriet BORRETT (109428)
    Marriage Registration for Harriet BORRETT (109428)
    Marriage Registration for John CHAMBERS (109449)
    Marriage Registration for John CHAMBERS (109449)
    Married 12 Oct 1852  Iken, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Chambers
              b. 13 Apr 1853, Iken, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 12 Apr 1908, Iken, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     2. Susan Ann Chambers
              b. 1854, Iken, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     3. George Chambers
              b. Abt 1856, Iken, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Margaret E. Chambers
              b. Abt 1858, Iken, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Julia Chambers
              b. Abt 1862, Iken, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Isabella Chambers
              b. Abt 1864, Iken, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Mary Ann Chambers
              b. Abt 1866, Iken, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 1 Mar 2018 
    Family ID F31776  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • From the 1841 England Census for Iken, Suffolk (HO107 Piece 1031 Book 12 Folio 7 Page 10) John, 13, was with his parents John, 36, Potter, and Mary, 32, in Iken, Suffolk, England. With him were his siblings Harriet, 11, Mary, 9, Margaret, 5, Matilda, 7, George, 3, and Alfred, 1. Everyone was recorded as having been born in Suffolk.

      From the 1851 England Census for Iken, Suffolk (HO107 Piece 1802 Folio 515 Page 14) John, 23, Potter's Labourer, was with his parents John, 47, Potter employing 3 Men and 1 Boy, from Swanton, Norfolk, and Mary, 43, from Horsham, Suffolk, in Iken, Suffolk, England. With him were his brothers George, 13, At Home, and Jeremiah, 8, Scholar. All the children were recorded as having been born in Iken, Suffolk.

      From the 1861 England Census for Iken, Suffolk (RG 9 Piece 1175 Folio 24 Page 4) John (Junior), 33, Potter and Grocer, was with his wife Harriott (sic), 31, in Iken Common, Iken, Suffolk, England. With them were their children John, 7, Susan Ann, 6, George, 5, and Margaret E., 3. Everyone was recorded as having been born in Iken, Suffolk.

      From the 1871 England Census for Iken, Suffolk (RG10 Piece 1764 Folio 26 Page 8) John, 43, Potter and Grocer, was with his wife Harriett, 41, at Common, Iken, Suffolk, England. With them were their children George, 15, Boot Maker, Julia, 9, Scholar, Isabella, 7, Scholar, and Mary Ann, 5, Scholar. Everyone was recorded as having been born in Iken, Suffolk.

      From the 1881 England Census for Iken, Suffolk (RG11 Piece 1886 Folio 87 Page 6) John, 54, General Shop Keeper, was with his wife Harriet, 51, in Iken, Suffolk, England. With them were their daughters Isabella, 17, and Marian, 16. Everyone was recorded as having been born in Iken, Suffolk.

      From the 1891 England Census for Iken, Suffolk (RG12 Piece 1480 Folio 75 Page 2) John, 63, Grocer and Postmaster from Iken, Suffolk, was with his wife Harriet, 61, Grocer from Iken, Suffolk, in Iken, Suffolk, England. With them was their granddaughter F. Mary Cooper, 9, Scholar born Chillesford, Suffolk. Also present was Jessie Driver, 19, General Domestic Servant from Sudbourne, Suffolk.

  • Sources 
    1. [S9850] 1841 England Census for Suffolk, England. Suffolk., ( Ancestry . http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=8978 : n.d.), Iken, folio 8, page 9; digital images, \i Ancestry\i0  (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=8978 : accessed 1 Mar 2018); citing PRO HO 107/1031/12 (Reliability: 3), 1 Mar 2018.
      1841 England Census data extracted from Ancestry Records 1/3/2018


      Information for Christopher CHAMBERS

      Age: 25
      Estimated birth year: abt 1816
      Gender: Male
      Where born: Suffolk, England
      Civil Parish: Iken
      Hundred: Plomesgate
      County/Island: Suffolk
      Country: England
      Registration district: Plomesgate
      Sub-registration district: Orford
      Piece: 1031
      Book: 12
      Folio: 8
      Page Number: 9
      Household Members:
      Christopher CHAMBERS: Age 25 (1816)
      Charlott CHAMBERS: Age 25 (1816)
      Mary CHAMBERS: Age 3 (1838)
      Theophalus CHAMBERS: Age 2 (1839)
      Joanna CHAMBERS: Age 3 Mo (1841)
      Sarah CHAMBERS: Age 55 (1786)
      Sarah HARRY: Age 3 (1838)
      HO107 Piece 1031 Book 12 Folio 8 Page 9

    2. [S9513] 1851 England Census for Suffolk, England. Suffolk., ( Ancestry . http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=8860 : n.d.), Iken, folio 515, page 14; digital images, \i Ancestry\i0  (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=8860 : accessed 1 Mar 2018); citing PRO HO 107/1802 (Reliability: 3), 1 Mar 2018.
      1851 England Census data extracted from Ancestry Records 1/3/2018


      Information for John CHAMBERS

      Age: 47
      Estimated birth year: abt 1804
      Relation: Head
      Spouse's Name: Mary Chambers
      Gender: Male
      Where born: Swanton, Norfolk, England
      Civil Parish: Iken
      County/Island: Suffolk
      Country: England
      Registration district: Plomesgate
      Sub-registration district: Earl
      ED, institution, or vessel: 9
      Household schedule number: 56
      Piece: 1802
      Folio: 515
      Page Number: 14
      Household Members:
      John CHAMBERS: Age 47 (1804)
      Mary CHAMBERS: Age 43 (1808)
      John CHAMBERS: Age 23 (1828)
      George CHAMBERS: Age 13 (1838)
      Jeremiah CHAMBERS: Age 8 (1843)
      HO107 Piece 1802 Folio 515 Page 14

    3. [S9514] 1861 England Census for Suffolk, England. Suffolk., ( Ancestry . http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=8767 : n.d.), Iken, folio 24, page 4; digital images, \i Ancestry\i0  (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=8767 : accessed 1 Mar 2018); citing PRO RG 9/1175 (Reliability: 3), 1 Mar 2018.
      1861 England Census data extracted from Ancestry Records 1/3/2018


      Information for John Chambers JR

      Age: 33
      Estimated birth year: 1828
      Relation: Head
      Spouse's Name: Harriott Chambers
      Gender: Male
      Where born: Iken, Suffolk, England
      Civil Parish: Iken
      County/Island: Suffolk
      Country: England
      Registration district: Plomesgate
      Sub-registration district: Orford
      ED, institution, or vessel: 3
      Household schedule number: 16
      Piece: 1175
      Folio: 24
      Page Number: 4
      Household Members:
      John CHAMBERS: Age 33 (1828)
      Harriott CHAMBERS: Age 31 (1830)
      John CHAMBERS: Age 7 (1854)
      Susan Ann CHAMBERS: Age 6 (1855)
      George CHAMBERS: Age 5 (1856)
      Margaret E CHAMBERS: Age 3 (1858)
      RG 9 Piece 1175 Folio 24 Page 4

    4. [S9830] 1871 England Census for Suffolk, England. Suffolk., ( Ancestry . http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=7619 : n.d.), Iken, folio 26, page 8; digital images, \i Ancestry\i0  (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=7619 : accessed 1 Mar 2018); citing PRO RG 10/1764 (Reliability: 3), 1 Mar 2018.
      1871 England Census data extracted from Ancestry Records 1/3/2018


      Information for John CHAMBERS

      Age: 43
      Estimated birth year: abt 1828
      Relation: Head
      Spouse's Name: Harriett Chambers
      Gender: Male
      Where born: Iken, Suffolk, England
      Civil Parish: Iken
      County/Island: Suffolk
      Country: England
      Registration district: Plomesgate
      Sub-registration district: Orford
      ED, institution, or vessel: 3
      Household schedule number: 34
      Piece: 1764
      Folio: 26
      Page Number: 8
      Household Members:
      John CHAMBERS: Age 43 (1828)
      Harriett CHAMBERS: Age 41 (1830)
      George CHAMBERS: Age 15 (1856)
      Julia CHAMBERS: Age 9 (1862)
      Isabella CHAMBERS: Age 7 (1864)
      Mary Ann CHAMBERS: Age 5 (1866)
      RG10 Piece 1764 Folio 26 Page 8

    5. [S9512] 1881 England Census for Suffolk, England. Suffolk., ( Ancestry . http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=7572 : n.d.), Iken, folio 87, page 6; digital images, \i Ancestry\i0  (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=7572 : accessed 1 Mar 2018); citing PRO RG 11/1886 (Reliability: 3), 1 Mar 2018.
      1881 England Census data extracted from Ancestry Records 1/3/2018


      Information for John CHAMBERS

      Age: 54
      Estimated birth year: abt 1827
      Relationship to Head: Head
      Spouse: Harriett Chambers
      Gender: Male
      Where born: Iken, Suffolk, England
      Civil Parish: Iken
      County/Island: Suffolk
      Country: England
      Marital Status: Married
      Occupation: General Shop Keeper
      Registration district: Plomesgate
      ED, institution, or vessel: 8
      Piece: 1886
      Folio: 87
      Page Number: 6
      Household Members:
      John CHAMBERS: Age 54 (1827)
      Harriett CHAMBERS: Age 51 (1830)
      Isabella CHAMBERS: Age 17 (1864)
      Marian CHAMBERS: Age 16 (1865)
      RG11 Piece 1886 Folio 87 Page 6

    6. [S9511] 1891 England Census for Suffolk, England. Suffolk., ( Ancestry . http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=6598 : n.d.), Iken, folio 75, page 2; digital images, \i Ancestry\i0  (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=6598 : accessed 1 Mar 2018); citing PRO RG 12/1480 (Reliability: 3), 1 Mar 2018.
      1891 England Census data extracted from Ancestry Records 1/3/2018


      Information for John CHAMBERS

      Gender: Male
      Age: 63
      Relationship: Head
      Birth Year: 1828
      Spouse: Harriet Chambers
      Birth Place: Iken, Suffolk, England
      Civil Parish: Iken
      Residence Place: Iken, Suffolk, England
      Sub registration district: Orford
      ED, Institution or Vessel: 8
      Piece: 1480
      Folio: 75
      Household Members:
      John CHAMBERS: Age 63 (1828)
      Harriet CHAMBERS: Age 61 (1830)
      F Mary COOPER: Age 9 (1882)
      Jessie DRIVER: Age 19 (1872)
      RG12 Piece 1480 Folio 75 Page 2

    7. [S8517] England & Wales, FreeBMD Death Index, 1837-1915, FreeBMD, ((http://freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl)), accessed 1 Mar 2018), Death Registration for John CHAMBERS (109449); Age 64 (1828); Mar 1892; Plomesgate, Suffolk; Volume 4a, Page 789. (Reliability: 3), 1 Mar 2018.

    8. [S9266] National Burial Index, Federation of Family History Societies, (N.p.: n.p., n.d.), Burial for John CHAMBERS (109449); 6 Feb 1892: St. Botolph, Iken, Suffolk, England (Reliability: 3), 3 Mar 2018.
      Extracted from the Find My Past website, 3/3/2018

      National Burial Index for England & Wales Transcription

      First name(s): John
      Last name: Chambers
      Age: 64
      Birth year: 1828
      Death year: 1892
      Burial year: 1892
      Burial date: 06 Feb 1892
      Church: St Botolph
      Denomination: Anglican
      Place: Iken
      County: Suffolk
      Country: England
      Record set: National Burial Index For England & Wales
      Category: Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
      Subcategory: Parish Burials
      Collections from: Great Britain, England
      https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=gbpr%2fd%2fnbi05568931

    9. [S10190] Suffolk Marriage Index, ((findmypast.co.uk)), accessed 1 Mar 2018), Marriage for John CHAMBERS and Mary WRIGHT (31774); 16 May 1826: Iken, Suffolk, England. (Reliability: 3), 1 Mar 2018.
      Extracted from the Find My Past website, 1/3/2018

      Suffolk Marriage Index Transcription

      First name(s): John
      Last name: Chambers
      Marriage year: 1826
      Marriage date: 16 May 1826
      Marriage place: Iken
      Spouse's first name(s): Mary
      Spouse's last name: Wright
      County: Suffolk
      Country: England
      Record set: Suffolk Marriage Index
      Category: Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
      Subcategory: Parish Marriages
      Collections from: England, Great Britain
      https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=GBPRS/M/215037094/1

    10. [S8561] England Marriages, 1538–1973, ((https://familysearch.org)), accessed 1 Mar 2018), Marriage for John CHAMBERS and Mary WRIGHT (31774); 16 May 1826: Iken, Suffolk, England. (Reliability: 3), 1 Mar 2018.
      Extracted from the Find My Past website, 1/3/2018

      England Marriages 1538-1973 Transcription

      First name(s): John
      Last name: Chambers
      Name note: -
      Marriage year: 1826
      Marriage date: 16 May 1826
      Marriage place: Iken
      Spouse's first name(s): Mary
      Spouse's last name: Wright
      County: Suffolk
      Country: England
      Record set: England Marriages 1538-1973
      Category: Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
      Subcategory: Parish Marriages
      Collections from: England, Great Britain
      https://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=R_859452293

    11. [S8519] England & Wales, FreeBMD Marriage Index, 1837-1915, FreeBMD, ((http://freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl)), accessed 1 Mar 2018), Marriage Registration for John CHAMBERS and Harriet BORRETT (31776); Dec 1852; Plomesgate, Suffolk; Volume 4a, Page 1367. (Reliability: 3), 1 Mar 2018.