See also

Jane MAY (1836-bef1891)

Jane MAY, daughter of Peter MAY (1802- ) and Elizabeth UNKNOWN (1803- ), was born in 1836 in Kingsand, Cornwall. She married Richard BELL on 16 May 1860 in Maker, Cornwall. She appeared in the census on 7 April 1861 in Kingsand aged 25.1 The address was: Fore Street. On 7 April 1861 she was a Wife of Seaman RN in Kingsand aged 25.2 She appeared in the census in 1871 in Kingsand aged 35. The address was: Fore Street. She appeared in the census on 3 April 1881 in Kingsand aged 45.3 The address was: Fore Street. She died before 1891 in Kingsand.

 

Richard BELL, son of Richard BELL ( - ), was born in 1833 in Winchelsea, Sussex. He appeared in the census on 7 April 1861 in Royal Navy aged 29.2 The address was: HMS Cambridge, Hamoaze. On 7 April 1861 he was a Captains Coxn in Royal Navy aged 29.2 He appeared in the census in 1871 in Kingsand aged 38.4 The address was: Fore Street. In 1871 he was a Pensioner RN in Kingsand aged 38.4 The address was: Fore Street. He appeared in the census on 3 April 1881 in Kingsand aged 48.3 The address was: Fore Street. On 3 April 1881 he was a Pensioner RN in Kingsand aged 48.5 He appeared in the census on 5 April 1891 in Kingsand aged 58.6 The address was: Fore Street. On 5 April 1891 he was a Pensioner RN in Kingsand aged 58.7

 

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Richard BELL and Jane MAY had the following children:

 

Olive Elizabeth BELL (1867- ). Olive was born Q2 1867 in Kingsand. She appeared in the census on 3 April 1881 in Kingsand aged 14.3 The address was: Fore Street. She appeared in the census on 5 April 1891 in Kingsand aged 24.6 The address was: Fore Street. She married Mark PORTER on 13 May 1891 in Maker.

Charles John May BELL (1870- ). Charles was born Q2 1870 in Kingsand. He appeared in the census in 1871 in Kingsand aged 10 months.4 The address was: Fore Street. He appeared in the census on 3 April 1881 in Kingsand aged 10.3 The address was: Fore Street. He appeared in the census on 5 April 1891 in Royal Navy aged 20.8 The address was: HMS Cambridge, Hamoaze. On 5 April 1891 he was an Able Seaman in Royal Navy aged 20.7 He appeared in the census on 31 March 1901 in Southwark, London aged 30.9 The address was: Fire Brigade Station. On 31 March 1901 he was a Fireman MFB in Southwark aged 30.10

William George BELL (1871- ). William was born Q4 1871 in Kingsand. He appeared in the census on 3 April 1881 in Kingsand aged 9.3 The address was: Fore Street.

Richard May BELL (1873- ). Richard was born Q4 1873 in Kingsand. He appeared in the census on 3 April 1881 in Kingsand aged 7.3 The address was: Fore Street. He appeared in the census on 5 April 1891 in Kingsand aged 17.6 The address was: Fore Street. On 5 April 1891 he was a 1st Class Boy RN in Kingsand aged 17.7 He appeared in the census on 31 March 1901 in Kingsand aged 27.11 The address was: Fore Street. On 31 March 1901 he was a Gunner RN in Kingsand aged 27.10

Frederick Richards BELL (1876- ). Frederick was born Q2 1876 in Kingsand. He appeared in the census on 3 April 1881 in Kingsand aged 4.3 The address was: Fore Street. He appeared in the census on 5 April 1891 in Kingsand aged 15.6 The address was: Fore Street. On 5 April 1891 he was an Assistant Grocer in Kingsand aged 15.7 He appeared in the census on 31 March 1901 in Plumstead, Kent aged 24.12 The address was: SS Sir Rodney Buller, Lying off Royal ? Wharf. On 31 March 1901 he was an Ordinary Seaman in Plumstead aged 24.10

Sources

1"1861 Census". Cit. Date: 7 April 1861.
Text From Source: Name Related Cond Age Occupation Birth Place
Jane May Head Mar 25 Wife of Seaman RN Kingsand, Cornwall
National Archives, Kew.
2Ibid. Cit. Date: 7 April 1861.
3"1881 Census". Cit. Date: 3 April 1881.
Text From Source: Name Related Cond Age Occupation Birth Place
Richard Bell Head Mar 48 Pensioner RN Winchelsea, Sussex
Jane Bell Wife Mar 45 Kingsand, Cornwall
Olive Elizabeth Bell Dau Unm 14 Kingsand, Cornwall
Charles May Bell Son Unm 10 Kingsand, Cornwall
William George Bell Son Unm 9 Kingsand, Cornwall
Richard May Bell Son Unm 7 Kingsand, Cornwall
Frederick Richards Bell Son Unm 4 Kingsand, Cornwall
National Archives, Kew.
4"1871 Census".
National Archives, Kew.
5"1881 Census". Cit. Date: 3 April 1881.
National Archives, Kew.
6"1891 Census". Cit. Date: 5 April 1891.
Text From Source: Name Related Cond Age Occupation Birth Place
Richard Bell Head M 58 Pensioner RN Winchelsea, Sussex
Olive Elizabeth Bell Dau S 24 Kingsand, Cornwall
Richard May Bell Son S 17 1st Class Boy RN Kingsand, Cornwall
Frederick Richards Bell Son S 15 Assistant Grocer Kingsand, Cornwall
National Archives, Kew.
7Ibid. Cit. Date: 5 April 1891.
8Ibid. Cit. Date: 5 April 1891.
Text From Source: Name Related Cond Age Occupation Birth Place
Charles John May Bell Head S 20 Able Seaman Kingsand, Cornwall
9"1901 Census". Cit. Date: 31 March 1901.
Text From Source: Name Related Cond Age Occupation Birth Place
Charles May Bell Head S 30 Fireman MFB Kingsand, Cornwall
National Archives, Kew.
10Ibid. Cit. Date: 31 March 1901.
11Ibid. Cit. Date: 31 March 1901.
Text From Source: Name Related Cond Age Occupation Birth Place
Richard May Bell Head S 27 Gunner RN Kingsand, Cornwall
12Ibid. Cit. Date: 31 March 1901.
Text From Source: Name Related Cond Age Occupation Birth Place
Frederick Richards Bell Head S 24 Ordinary Seaman Kingsand, Cornwall