William Bonas [1788 - 1878]

[1788 - 1878] MMMFFF

Born: 3 February 1788 Harpley NFK

Baptised: 5 February 1788
"William son of Jn & Susan Bonus (late Susan Humphrey) was born 3rd Feb 1788 baptised privately Feb 5th 1788. Accepted into Church June 2nd 1788"

Father: John Boness

Father: Susannah Humphrey

5-generation pedigree

Married 1: Alice Bruce [1790 - 28 March 1830]

Children of first marriage:

  1. William Bonas
  2. Elizabeth Bonas
  3. Francis Bonas
  4. William Bonas
  5. Elizabeth Bonas
  6. William Bonas
  7. James Bonas
  8. Eliza Bonas

Married 2: Elizabeth Wells 16 January 1832

Marriage Entry:

ChurchCastle Acre
Date16 January 1832
NameWilliam Bonass
Ofthis parish widower
and NameElizabeth Wells
Ofthis parish singlewoman
WitnessesRobert Sister, Honor Sculfer

Children of second marriage:

  1. Uriah Bonas
  2. Jabez Bonas
  3. Anna Bonas
  4. Dalton Bonas
  5. Jesse Bonas
  6. Jael Bonas

Married 3: Alice Doy, 17 November 1856

Marriage Certificate:

Solemnized atThe Parish Church 
in the Parish ofThirning
in the County ofNorfolk
When Married17 November 1856; 
  • Alice Drozier [1801 NFK -] married 1st qtr 1838 Walsingham RD John Doy [1800 Briston NFK - 2nd qtr 1851 Erpingham RD]
    (Brickyard, Briston NFK: HO107/776/25 f33 p9 {1841},
    Great Common, Briston: HO107/1809 f911 p16 {1851})
Name and SurnameWilliam Boness XAlice Doy X
Ageof full ageof full age
Father's NameJohn BonessJohn Walton
Father's ProfessionShepherdLabourer
WitnessesRichard Long, Henry Rudd, Robert Strutt, Mary Bonas X, Anna Wadley, Charlotte Eke X

Died: 1 March 1878, Gayton Union Workhouse

Death Certificate:

Registration DistrictFreebridge Lynn
in the Sub-District ofGayton
in the County ofNorfolk
When and where died1 March 1878, Union Workhouse Gayton
Name and SurnameWilliam Bones
Age90 years
Cause of deathSenile, Gangrene of foot, certified
InformantWilliam Gates, Porter, Union Workhouse Gayton
When Registered1 March 1878


1841The Green, Castle Acre NFK
1851St James Green, Castle Acre NFK
1861Growells Abby, Briston NFK
1871Great Common, Briston NFK
1878Gayton Workhouse

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