Rebecca Margaret Benson [Corps (Corpes)] (1848-1900)


Dates

Birth: January-March 1848 Great Stambridge, Essex, UK
Father: James Benson c1819-1900
Mother: Sarah Pettit c1822-1907

Christening: 2 April 1848 Great Stambridge, Essex, UK

Marriage: April-June 1876 St Olave, Surrey, UK
Husband: Charles Corps (Corpes) 1856-a1901

Death: October-December 1900 St Giles, London, UK

Children

Father unknown
Annie Benson (Corps) c1872-a1881

Eliza Jane Corps [Rogers] 1877-a1901
Emily Corps 1878-1878
William Henry Corps (Corpes) 1880-a1881
Charles James Corps 1882-a1901
Walter Edward Corps 1884-1884
Lily Alice Corps 1885-a1901
Arthur George Corps 1888-a1910
Albert Aden Corps 1890-a1891

Notes

Birth of Rebecca Margaret Benson in FreeBMD in January-March 1848 in Rochford (12 205) which included Great Stambridge.

Christening of Rebecca Margaret Benson in the Ancestral File on 2 April 1848 in Gt Stanbridge, Essex, parents James and Sarah Benson. There are also two submitted entries in the IGI with the same information except one omits her father's name.

In the 1851 census as Rebecca Benson aged 3, born in Gt Stambridge, Essex, and living with her parents (James and Sarah), brother (James), and two sisters (Elizabeth and Sarah) at Great Stambridge, Essex.

In the 1861 census as Rebecka (sic - on the original) Benson aged 13, born in Gt Stambridge, Essex, and living with her parents (James and Sarah), three brothers (George, James and Walter) and sister (Eliza)

In the 1871 census as Rebecca Benson aged 33 (sic in the index, 23 on the original), born in Great Stambridge, Essex, single, employed as a domstic servant, and living with Rebecca Powell (aged 40, born in Canewdon, Essex, widowed and a licensed vitualler), her two daughters (Henrietta A aged 11 and Rebecca H aged 7, both born in St Giles), a potman (William Allen aged 30, single and born in St Giles), a nurse (Jane MacKemi aged 17 and born in St Giles), and a barman (Henry Moore aged 28, born in St Pancras, Middlesex and single) at the Rose and Crown, 47 Broad Street, St Giles in the Fields, London.

Marriage of Rebecca Margaret Benson and Charles Corps in FreeBMD in April-June 1876 in St. Olave (1d 367).

In the 1881 census as Rebecca Corps aged 30, born in Stambridge, Essex and living with her husband (Charles), son (William) and two daughters (Annie and Jane) at 18 Betterton Street, St Giles in the Fields, London, Middlesex (at least 16 other families at this address).

In the 1891 census as Rebecca M Corps aged 43, born in Hambridge, Essex, and living with her husband (Charles), three sons (Albert H, Arthur J and Charles J) and two daughters (Eliza J and Lily A) in three rooms at 11 Great St, St Andrews St, St Giles in the Fields, London - there were three other families at the same address (somewhere between Endell St B401 and Neal St north of Shorts Gardens).

Death of Rebecca M Corps in FreeBMD in October-December 1900 aged 52 in St Giles (1b 360).

Relationship

Rebecca Margaret Benson was the wife of Charles Corps, son of William Corps, husband of Tryphena Chambers Horsley, wife of Thomas Luff, my half first cousin twice removed.

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