John Besly Esq of Barnstaple

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                                    Charles Besly/Besley                        m.                        Ann Prescott Banks
                                           b. abt 1784                         15 Oct 1816                   b. 10 Feb 1796
                                              London                          Stoke Damerel                 Stoke Damerel
                                                                                                                             c. 16 Jun 1796
                                                                                                                   Princes Street-Ind, Devonport
                                        d. 25 Mar 1863                                                            d.
                                             1Q 1863                                                                       4Q 1884
                                             Plymouth                                                                     Plymouth
           Christenings at Cronby or Mt Street Chapel - Independent.
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  Rebecca Banks            John                     Sarah                 Charles              Norwood                Joseph              Ann Banks          Elizabeth      Jane Elizabeth         Frederick Banks         Mary C      Amy Rhoda
   b. 13 Aug 1817     b. 26 Mar 1819     b. 12 May 1821    b. 18 Mar 1823    b. 25 May 1825    b. 22 Sept 1827    b. 17 Nov 1829     b. 5 Jan 1832    b. 5 Jan 1832            b. 28 Mar 1834          abt 1836        abt 1842
   c. 11 Jan 1818     c. 30 May  1819     c. 15 July 1821     c. 4 May 1823      c. 17 Jul 1825     c. 11 Nov  1827     c. 17 Mar 1831     c. 6 Jun 1832    c. 6 Jun 1832            c. 15 Jun 1834                                      
   d.                          d. 17 Mar 1908                                                                   d. 3Q 1847      d. 29 Jun 2Q 1891      d  2Q 1908                               d. 29 Aug 3Q 1909    d. 20 Dec 4Q 1909      d. 1Q 1867  
                                                                                                                         E Stonehouse          Plymouth              Plymouth                                       Brentford                  Plymouth               Plymouth
   m. 3 Jun 1837        m.  2Q 1855           m. 3 Q 1845                                                                                                                                                                                             m. 4Q 1856                                  m. 3Q 1862
     Stoke Dam.          Barnstaple              Plymouth                                                                                                                                                                                            Helston, Corn.                                Plymouth
  William Billing    Sarah Elizabeth                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Matilda Jane
        Ramsey                 Davie                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Uren
                                    abt 1825                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  abt 1832            
                              Bishops Tawton                                                                                                                                                    
                             d. 29 Oct 4Q 1899                                                                                                                                                                                                                       d. 3Q  1889 
                                  Barnstaple                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Plymouth  
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  m. 4Q 1890
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                       I                                             I                                        I                                                  I                                                                                                       Jessie Marion Grant
Edward Frederick Seymour   John Henry Boucher   Ernest Augustus Howard     Emily Constance Gertrude                                                                                            abt 1863
               1Q 1856                                 1Q 1859                           2Q 1860                                      4Q 1864                                                                                            Brompton, Chathams, Kent
                c. 1856                                                                           c. 1860                                        c. 1864
         Stoke Damerel                     Stoke Damerel                                                                       Devonport                                                                                                       d. 1Q 1937  
       d. 4 Dec 4Q 1904                  d. 15 Dec 4Q 1934               d. 4Q 1890                                  d. 2Q 1928                                                                                                        Barnstaple 
       Middlesborough                         Plymouth                       Doncaster                                  St Thomas                                                                 ________________________I__________________          
            m. 2Q 1887                             m. 4Q 1900                     m. 2Q 1887                                                                                                                     I                                         I                                         I
              Steyning                                 Plymouth                         Ludlow                                                                                                         Frederick Charles                Amy Rhoda                     Mary Matilda
  Evelyn Georgina Moore    Elizabeth Emma Bowden                                                                                                                                           3Q 1857                            2Q 1859                             4Q 1868
              abt  1859                                abt  1855                                                                                                                                                      Penzance                         Penzance                             Bristol
                 Yorks.                                  Plymouth                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         d. 1Q 1887
                                                        d. 5 Jul 3Q 1936                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Plymouth
                     I                           Ploughley & Bullington                                                                                                                                                                                   m. 2Q 1887
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       Edward Maurice             Evelyn Ruth        Ernest Francis Withers     Mary Winifred
           b. Normanby               b. Normanby
              1Q 1888                       4Q 1890                         1Q 1892                        1Q 1898
       Middlesborough        Middlesborough         Middlesborough         Middlesborough
         d. 20 Mar 1945                                                  d. 10 Aug 1965
            m. 1Q 1915
            Tonbridge
     Kathleen E Bullen


NOTES:
AMY R BESLY abt 1842: 1851 - 7 yrs, living with family. 1861 - 18 yrs, living with parents.
AMY RHODA BESLY abt 1860: 1861 - 2 yrs, living with parents. 1871 - 11 yrs, with family. 1881 - 21 yrs, with family.
ANN BANKS BESLY 1829: 1841 - 11 yrs, b. in, living with family. 1851 - 21 yrs, living with family. 1861 - 32 yrs, living with parents. 1871 - 41 yrs, living with widowed mother.   1891 - 60 yrs, spinster, living on own means, dwellind Charles, Plymouth.  Died aged 75 yrs.
Probate: Ann Banks Besly of 22 Bedford Park, Plymouth, spinster, died 27 April 1908. Administration Exeter 23 May to Frederick Banks Besly, gentleman.  Effects £55.
CHARLES BESLY abt 1784: 1841 - 55 yrs, clerk, dwelling Morice Sq., Stoke Damerel, with wife and 8 children - oldest a female named? Taras aged 20 b. out. Rest up to and including Joseph b. out of Devon and rest in!
SHERBORNE MERCURY 25 Feb 1843 - In the case of Charles Besley, of Devonport, an insolvent, who came up to ask for the final order. Mr George William Turner, on his behalf, stated that his quarter's salary will fall due on the 3rd of March, that he has a wife and 8 children, that he has no furniture, and is without the means to provide and what he had had been swept away by an adverse creditor. He, therefore, prayed that the first installment under the order of the court, in liquidation of his debts may not be taken out of the quarters salary falling due in Marchbut out of the quarter's salary due in June next. Mr. Peter Courtney Clarke, Manager of the Devon and Cornwall Bank, who is appointed assignee, did not object to this arrangement. On which the Court granted the prayer of the Insolvent.
LONDON EVENING STANDARD 11 Jan 1849 - The Navy - Appointments - Dockyard - Charles Besley, second class clerk, has been promoted to first class clerk, vice Thompson; and third class clerk John Besley has been promoted to second class clerk, vice Charles Besley, promoted.
1851 - 67 yrs, clerk H M Dockyard, Devonport, dwelling 14 Caroline Place, East Stonehouse, with wife and 7 children. 
WESTERN COURIER, WEST OF ENGLAND CONSERVATIVE, PLYMOUTH and DEVONPORT ADVERTISER 9 February 1853 - Mr. Charles Besley, senior clerk in the Storekeeper's Office, in this dockyard, is about to retire on superannuation.
WESTERN COURIER, WEST OF ENGLAND CONSERVATIVE, PLYMOUTH and DEVONPORT ADVERTISER 23 March 1853 - Mr. Charles Besley, chief clerk in the Storekeeper's Office, in this dockyard,was on Friday superannuated on a pension of £330 per annum, that being his present rate of salary. Mr. Besley has been above 50 years as clerk in the dockyard.
1861 - 77 yrs, superannuitant clerk HM Devonport Dockyard, dwelling 7 Hill Park Cres., Charles, Devon with wife and 4 unmarried daughters and 1 housekeeper.
Probate: 12 June 1863. Effects under £100. Letters of Administration (with the will annexed) of the personal estate and effects of Charles Besly late of 12 St Michaels Terrace, Plymouth in the county of Devon, Gentleman, deceased who died 25 Mar 1863 at St Michaels Terrace aforesaid, were granted at Exeter to Ann Prescot Besly of 12 St Michaels Rd aforesaid, widow, the relict. the Universal Legatee named in the said Will, she having been first sworn.
Wife ANN PRESCOTT BANKS 1796: Parents =Ralph BANKS &  Rebekah PALMER married 10/12/1782   Stoke Damerel, Devon, England.  1841 - 45 yrs.   1851 - 53 yrs.   1861 - 65 yrs. 1871 - 75 yrs, widow in lodging house at 12 St Michael St, Plymouth St Andrew with daughter Ann.  Died aged 88 yrs.
CHARLES BESLY 1823:
CHARLES FREDERICK BESLY abt 1858 - see Frederick Charles.
EDWARD FREDERICK SEYMOUR BESLY 1856: 1861 - 5 yrs, living with parents. 1871 - 15 yrs, living with parents.  1891 - 35 yrs, Vicar of Eston, dwelling at the vicarage Normanby, West Riding, Yorkshire, with wife and 2 children plus 3 servants.  1901 - 45 yrs, Clergyman, dwelling Eston, Yorkshire with 3 children and 4 servants (married but no wife there).  Died aged 48 yrs.
Probate: The Rev. Edward Frederick Seymour Besly of Stokesley, Yorkshire, clerk, died 4 Dec 1904. at Eston, Yorkshire. Administration London 11 Feb to Evelyn Georgina Besly, widow.  Effects £526 6s 2d.
Wife EVELYN GEORGINA: 1891 - 32 yrs.
EDWARD M BESLY: 1891 - 3 yrs, living with parents.
ELIZABETH BESLY 1832:
EMILY C G abt 1864: 1871 - 7 yrs, living with parents. 1881 - 17 yrs, with parents.   1891 - 27 yrs, with parents.
ERNEST AUGUSTUS HOWARD BESLY 1860: 1861 - 11 mths, living with parents.  1871 - 9 yrs, living with parents. 1881 - 20 yrs, with parents.   Died aged 30 yrs.
University of London - Besly, Ernest Augustus Howard.-Matr. June 1880, Pr. St and T.;
Intermed. Arts 1881, Pr. St. and T.
ERNEST FRANCIS WITHERS BESLY: 1901 - 10 yrs, in residence with father and siblings.  Died aged 73 yrs.
Probate: Ernest Francis Withers of Barton Hatch Limpsfield, Surrey died 10 August 1965 at Oxtedand Limpsfield Hospital, Oxted, Surrey. Probate 19 November to Michael Theodore Pelloe Solicitor and John Richard Seymour Besly, major HM Army. Effects £36,754.
EVELYN RUTH BESLY: 1891 - 0 yrs, living with parents. 1901 - 10 yrs, in residence with father and siblings.
FREDERICK BANKS BESLY 1834: 1841 - 6 yrs, b. in, living with family. 1851 - 17 yrs, living with family. 1861 - 28 yrs, publishing agent, dwelling 3 George Place, St Andrew, Plymouth, with wife and two children. 1871 - 37 yrs, bookseller, dwelling 30 City Rd., Bristol, Gloucester, with wife and three children (1 servant).  1881 - 47 yrs, Commercial agent gnl Corn merchant, dwelling 10 St Georges Terrace, Plymouth St Andrew, with wife and three children. 1891 - 57 yrs, living on own means, dwelling 10 St Georges Terrace Court with one servant and visitor SE Besly, widow aged 39 yrs, b. Plymouth. Died aged 75 yrs
Probate: Frederick Banks Besly of 14 Headland Park, Plymouth, gentleman, died 20 December 1909. Probate Exeter 14 January to Jessie Marion Besly, widow, and Thomas Henry Phillips, solicitor.  Effects £5154 12s 3d.
Wife MATILDA JANE abt 1832: 1861 - 29 yrs. 1871 - 39 yrs. 1881 - 49 yrs.  Died aged 58 yrs.
Wife JESSIE MARIAN GRANT: 1891 - 28 yrs, own means. 1901 - 38 yrs. Died aged 73 yrs.
FREDERICK CHARLES BESLY: 1861 - Charles 4 yrs, living with parents. 1871 - Charles 13 yrs, with family. 1881 - Frederick 23 yrs, clerk, at home still.  1891 -  33 yrs, ? widower, living on own means, visitor in household of David Hubbard, 40 Victoria road, Lambeth.
JANE ELIZABETH BESLY 1832: 1841 - 11 yrs, b. in, living with family. 1851 - 19 yrs, living with family.  1861 - 30 yrs, living with parents. 1881 - 47 yrs, Independent, lodger in the household of James Pike, 3 Lilian Villas, Twickenham, MDX.  1891 - 54 yrs, living alone on own means, 3 Staines Rd., Twickenham.  1901 - 63 yrs, 3 Lilian Villas, Staines Rd., Twickenham with a young servant companion.  Died aged 72 yrs.
Probate: Jane Elizabeth of 34 Lion Villas, Staines Road, Twickenham, spinster, died 29 August 1909. Probate London 28 September 1909 Martindale Cowslade Ward MD  Effects £29 1s.
JOHN BESLY 1819: 1851 - 32 yrs, living with family. 1861 - 42 yrs, Chief clerk S? Dept, Devonport Dock yard, dwelling 2 Clonegal? Terrace, Stoke Damerel, with wife, 3 children, Emily Davie (38 yrs, unmarried visitor ? sister of wife).  1871 - 52 yrs, Secretary HM Dockyard, Devonport, dwelling 13 Dockyard Terr, with wife, 4 children and 1 servant. 1881 - 62 yrs, Naval storekeeper Ady Superannuation, dwelling Langdon Rd,St GeorgesTerrace, Private House, Rochester St Margaret, Kent with wife and three grown up offspring.  1891 - 72 yrs, retired Naval Storekeeper, dwelling 9 South St., Barnstaple with wife and daughter Emily, plus one servant.  1901 - 82 yrs,  retired Naval Storekeeper, dwelling 33 South St., with visiting widow Sarah Riddle and a servant.
Probate: John Besly of South St Newport, Barnstaple, Devon died 17 Mar 1908. Probate London 26 Mar to John Henry Bowcher Besly, accountant. Effects £455 1s 11d.
Wife SARAH ELIZABETH DAVIE abt 1825: 1861 - 36 yrs. 1871 - 46 yrs. 1881 - 56 yrs. 1891 - 66 yrs.  Died aged 74 yrs.
Probate: Sarah Elizabeth Besly of South St Newport, Barnstaple, Devon (wife of John Besly) died 29 Oct 1899. Probate London 21 Nov to the Rev. Edward Frederick Seymour Besly, clerk. Effects £419 4s.
JOHN HENRY BOUCHER BESLY 1859: 1861 - 2 yrs, living with parents.  1871 - 12 yrs, living with parents. 1881 - 22 yrs, with parents.   Died aged 75 yrs.
Probate: John Henry Bowcher of 5 Maple Grove, Plymouth, died 15 December 1934 at the Lelant Nursing Home, Glen Rd., Plymouth.  Probate London 1 January to Bertram Sydnew Bowden, civil servant.
Effects £352 3s.
Wife ELIZABETH EMMA BOWDEN abt 1855:  Died aged 83 yrs.
Probate: Elizabeth Emma Besly of 35 Hamilton Gardens, Plymouth, widow, died 5 July 1936. Probate London 7 September to Bertram Sydney Bowden, civil servant, Effects £1652 6s 4d.
JOSEPH BESLY 1827: 1841 - 14 yrs, b. out, living with family. 1851 - 23 yrs, living with family. 1861 - 33 yrs, unmarried Storekeeper Plymouth Breakwater, dwelling as a lodger at 16 South Devon Place.   1871 - 43 yrs, accountant Plymouth Breakwater, living alone at Lockyer St., St Andrews, Plymouth.   1881 - 53 yrs, unmarried Treaturator Super (HDS), dwelling 9 Lockyer St., Plymouth St Andrew.  1891 - 63 years, living on own means, lodger in Pike household, 17 Clarendon Place, St Andrew, Plymouth.  Died aged 63 yrs.
Probate: 20 July 1891. Effects under £1023 3s 10d. The will of Joseph Besly formerly of Cecil St, Strand in the county of London, but late of 17 Clarendon Place, Plymouth, in the county of Devon, Gentleman, deceased who died 29 June 1891 at 17 Clarendon Place was proved at Exeter by Ann Banks Besly of 2 Endsleigh Place Plymouth, spinster, the sister, the sole executrix.
MARY C BESLY abt 1836: 1841 - 4 yrs, b. in, living with family. 1851 - 13 yrs, living with family. 1861 - 23 yrs, living with parents.  Died aged 30 yrs.
MARY WINIFRED BESLY: 1901 - 3 yrs, in residence with father and siblings.
MARY MATILDA BESLY abt 1869: 1871 - Matilda J 2 yrs, b. Bristol, with parents. 1881 - Mary, 12 yrs, with family.   Died aged 18 yrs.
NORWOOD BESLY 1825: 1841 - 15 yrs, b. out, living with family.
REBECCA BANKS BESLY 1817:
SARAH BESLY 1821: 1841 - 15 yrs, b. out, living with family.


                        

                               Robert Besley
                                   abt 1794
                                  Plymouth

NOTES:
ROBERT BESLEY abt 1794:  1851 - 57 yrs, widowed cabinet maker, visitor in household of  Richard Beare, 38 High St., St Andrew, Plymouth.



Probate: Besley - Sarah of 11 Ladywell Place, Plymouth, Spinster, died 13 Jan 1917. Probate Exeter 3 Feb 1917, to Alfred Parkhouse, retired auctioneer & Coryndon Matthews solicitor. Effects £1268 - 2s - 3d.  Died 1Q 1917 Plymouth aged 86 yrs, - b abt 1831.

Oddments

Eliza Besley m. John Thomas 19 Jan 1829 Stoke Damerel