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William Bellamy 1824-Deceased and Emma Bradshaw 1830-Deceased: Marriage Certificate

Published: October 30, 2007    Last modified: February 4, 2017


No great surprises with this marriage certificate:

William BELLAMY 1824-Deceased age 23 years married Emma BRADSHAW 1830-Deceased age 20 years at Sheffield on the 11th of September, 1846.

I cannot say with absolute certainty which church they were married at, the entry appears to say 'par church'; is this meant to be an abbreviation of 'parish church'? If so this would have been what is now Sheffield Cathedral

To view my transcription of the marriage certificate for William BELLAMY 1824-Deceased and Emma BRADSHAW 1830-Deceased please click here.

My research proved correct and I can now concentrate on going back another generation.

The father of William BELLAMY 1824-Deceased is recorded as George BELLAMY and I have a entry from the England and Wales Census 1841 showing a wife by the name of Sarah, though as yet I have not researched this any further.

The father of Emma BRADSHAW 1830-Deceased is recorded as William BRADSHAW 1801-Deceased and I have a entry from the same census showing a wife by the name of Elizabeth, again, I have not researched this any further.

William Bellamy 1824-Deceased and Emma Bradshaw 1830-Deceased

Published: December 31, 2005    Last modified: January 13, 2017

The birth certificate I obtained for Joseph BELLAMY 1857-Deceased helped me confirm his mother to be one Emma Bellamy (née Emma BRADSHAW 1830-Deceased), born circa 1830 and at the time of Joseph's birth in 1857, living at 32 Castle Yard, Sheffield, Yorkshire.

The Census of England and Wales 1841 returns an 11 year old Emma BRADSHAW living with her parents William BRADSHAW and Elizabeth BRADSHAW in the Walkley district of Sheffield. William and Elizabeth were both born circa 1801.

Though I am once again in the realms of conjecture, my research does have an air of authority that is worth pursuing.

William BELLAMY has proved a little more difficult. My research has revealed several BELLAMYs whom are worth researching further, though at this time I cannot even propose a convincing hypothesis.