William Wells [1764 - 1850]

[1764 - 1850] MMMFFMF

Born: 1764 Implied by death certificate

Married: Anna Wigg 22 October 1799

Marriage Entry:

ChurchCranworth cum Letton
Date22 October 1799
NameWilliam Wells X
Ofthis parish singleman
and NameAnne Wigg X
Ofthis parish singlewoman
WitnessesEdmund Buscall, James Rudlad


  1. Ann Wells
  2. Elizabeth Wells
  3. Phillip Wells

No other Wells entry appears in the registers of Cranworth: Burials 1716-86, Baptisms 1716-85, Marriages 1712-52.

Died: 17 July 1850, Castleacre

Death Certificate:

Registration DistrictFreebridge Lynn
in the Sub-District ofGayton
in the County ofNorfolk
When and where died17 July 1850, Castleacre
Name and SurnameWilliam Wells
Age86 years
Cause of deathNatural decay, certified
InformantX the mark of Ann Wells, Present at the death, Castleacre
When Registered23 July 1850

William appears to have been misrecorded as Phillip in the 1841 census of Castle Acre.

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