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21 April 2024
Martha Bevis, 2nd Great Grandmother of Alan Morris.

Martha Bevis was my great-great-grandmother.

Martha Bevis.

Birth of Martha Bevis.

Martha was born in Mersea, Essex, England in 1837. Her father was Henry Bevis, and her mother was Jane Johnson.

Wedding of Martha Bevis and John Jones.

Martha Bevis married John Jones in St George Church, Hannover Square, Mayfair, London, England, on 6 June 1861. At the time of the wedding, Martha lived in Shepards Place, and her father Henry's occupation was a Coast Guard.

St George Church, Hanover Square

Children of Martha Bevis and John Jones.

  1. Harry Jones. 1863-
  2. William Alexander Jones. 1864-
  3. Eleanor Martha Jones. 1865
  4.   Walter John Jones. 1866-1942
  5. Alice Mary Jones. 1868-
  6. Edwin Charles Jones. 1869-1881
  7. Dina Martha Jones. 1871
  8. Thomas Jones. 1872
  9. Frederick Jones. 1874
  10. Arthur Jones. 1875
  11. Alfred Jones. 1876
  12. Harold Jones. 1877
  13. Emily Jones. 1879
  14. Elizabeth Jones. 1879-1957

Census Records for Martha.

I found Martha on the Census records in 1851, 1871, 1881, 1891 and 1901.

1851 Census taken on 30 March.

This census was taken in Goldhanger, Essex, England. 

Name.Relation to Head.Age.Occupation.Birthplace.
Henry Bevis. Head. 46.   Ryde, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England.
Jane Bevis. Wife. 41.   Great Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England.
Susannah Bevis. Daughter. 21.   Great Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England.
Mary Ann Bevis. Daughter. 15.   Black Rock, Brighton, Sussex.
Martha Bevis. Daughter. 12.   West Mersea.
Dinah Bevis. Daughter. 10.   West Mersea.
Elizabeth Bevis. Daughter. 8.   West Mersea.
Charles Bevis. Son. 6.   Goldhanger, Essex, England.
Sarah Bevis. Daughter. 3.   Goldhanger, Essex, England.
Emily Bevis. Daughter. 1.   Goldhanger, Essex, England.

1871 Census taken on 2 April.

This census was taken in Hackney, London, England. It shows the family living at 2 Albion Close.

Name.Relation to Head.Age.Occupation.Birthplace.
John Jones. Head. 33. Police Constable. Wigmore, Hereford, England.
Martha Jones. Wife. 30.   Goodburyer, Dorset, England.
Harry Jones. Son. 8. Scholar. Kings Lynn, Middlesex, England.
William Jones. Son. 7. Scholar. Hackney, Middlesex, England.
Walter J Jones. Son. 4. Scholar. Hackney, Middlesex, England.
Alice M Jones. Daughter. 3.   Hackney, Middlesex, England.
Edwin C Jones. Son. 2.   Hackney, Middlesex, England.

1881 Census taken on 3 April.

This census was taken in Hackney, London, England. It shows the family living at 48 Chalgrove Road.

Name.Relation to Head.Age.Occupation.Birthplace.
John Jones. Head. 42. Police Constable. Hertfordshire.
Martha Jones. Wife. 43.   Essex.
Harry Jones. Son. 18. Indian rubber maker. Middlesex.
William Jones. Son. 17. Porter. Hackney.
Walter J Jones. Son. 14. Errand boy. Hackney.
Alice M Jones. Daughter. 13. Scholar. Hackney.
Thomas Jones. Son. 9. Scholar. Hackney.
Frederick Jones. Son. 7. Scholar. Hackney.
Alfred Jones. Son. 5. Scholar. Hackney.
Emily Jones. Daughter. 2. Scholar. Hackney.
Elizabeth Jones. Daughter. 1. Scholar. Hackney.

1891 Census taken on 5 April.

This census was taken in Homerton, Hackney, London, England. It shows the family living at 3 Victoria Terraces.

Name.Relation to Head.Age.Occupation.Birthplace.
John Jones. Head. 51. Park Keeper. Wigmore, Herefordshire.
Martha Jones. Wife. 53.   Goldhanger, Essex.
Walter J Jones. Son. 24. Inn Barman. Hackney.
Alfred Jones. Son. 15. Errand boy. Hackney.
Alice Jones. Daughter. 23. Machinist. Hackney.
Dinah Jones. Daughter. 19. Machinist. Hackney.
Emily Jones. Daughter. 12. Scholar. Hackney.
Elizabeth Jones. Daughter. 11. Scholar. Hackney.

1901 Census taken on 31 March.

This census was taken in Walthamstow, Essex, England. It shows the family living at 64 Brunswick Street.

Name.Relation to Head.Age.Occupation.Birthplace.
John Jones. Head. 64. Retired Police Constable. Wigmore, Herts.
Martha Jones. Wife. 66.   Mersey Island, Essex.
Harry Jones. Son. 38. Horse keeper. Kings Cross.
Thomas Jones. Son. 28. General labourer. Hackney.

Death of Martha Jones.

I have not yet found a record of MarthasĀ“ death.