Keziah Welch

F, b. circa 1817, d. 2 January 1902
FatherWilliam Welch b. bt 1797 - 1801, d. 26 May 1847
MotherMary Ann Harris b. c 1797, d. 27 Jan 1839
Married NameHer married name was Preston. 
Married NameHer married name was Webb. 
Birth*Keziah Welch was born circa 1817 at Marsh Lane, Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire, England.1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8  
BaptismShe was baptized on 31 August 1817 at Waltham Holy Cross Parish Church, Waltham Abbey, Essex, England.9 
Census*She appeared on the census of 6 June 1841 as a servant at Bruce Castle School, Tottenham, Edmonton, Middlesex, England.1 
(Witness) MarriageShe witnessed the marriage of George Pateman and Sarah Welch on 28 June 1841 at St. Leonard's Parish Church, Shoreditch, Middlesex, England.10,11 
Occupation*Keziah Welch was a cook in 1851 at Brighton, Sussex, England.2 
(Servant) CensusShe appeared on the census of 1851 as a servant in the household of Sarah Connop at 35 Marine Parade, Kemp Town, Brighton, Sussex, England.2 
Residence*Keziah Welch and James Preston lived in 1856 at 8 Medcalf Place, Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England.12,13,14 
Marriage*Keziah Welch married James Preston, son of William Preston, on 1 July 1856 at Saint Mark Parish Church, Myddelton Square, Islington, Middlesex, England. The signing of the marriage register was witnessed by William Preston and Ann Turman.12,13 
Residence*Keziah Preston lived in 1859 at Stamford Hill, Middlesex, England.15,16 
Marriage*She married James Webb Jr., son of James Webb and Ann Dew, on 6 November 1859 at Saint John at Hackney Parish Church, Hackney, Middlesex, England. The signing of the marriage register was witnessed by Robert Welch and Mary Ann Millward.15,16 
Residence*Keziah Webb and James Webb Jr. lived between 1861 and 1881 at High Street North, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, England.3,17,18,19,4,5 
Census*Keziah Webb appeared on the census of 1861 as the wife of James Webb Jr. at High Street North, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, England.3 
CensusKeziah Webb appeared on the census of 1871 as the wife of James Webb Jr. at High Street North, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, England.4 
CensusKeziah Welch appeared on the census of 1881 as the wife of James Webb Jr. at High Street North, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, England.5 
ResidenceKeziah Webb and James Webb Jr. lived between 1891 and 1902 at Beaufort House, 35 Wing Road, Linslade, Buckinghamshire, England.6,7,8 
CensusKeziah Webb appeared on the census of 1891 as the wife of James Webb Jr. at Beaufort House, 35 Wing Road, Linslade, Buckinghamshire, England.6 
Will*Keziah Webb left a will on 16 September 1897 at Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, England, witnessed by John Newton and H. G. Pearson. The beneficiaries were Henry James Welch, Emily Ann Pateman, Eliza Sarah Pateman, Julia Pateman, Jane Pateman, George Pateman, Henry James Pateman, John Pateman, Harriet Kezia Pateman, Ellen Pateman, William James Pateman, James Webb, Sarah Ann Webb, James Taylor Webb, Sarah Helen Webb and Tom Harry Webb.

The bequeaths included:

"...to my Brother Henry James Welch Fifty pounds"

"to each of the children of my later Sister Sarah Pateman as may be living at my decease Ten pounds each"

"to James Webb the Younger Son of my said Husband Twenty pounds"

"to Sarah Ann Webb Daughter of my said Husband Twenty pounds"

"to the three children now living of the said James Webb the Younger Ten pounds each"

"and as to the residue...I direct that my said Husband shall retain the same for his own absolute use and benefit."20 
CensusKeziah Webb and James Webb Jr. appeared on the census of 31 March 1901 at Beaufort House, 35 Wing Road, Linslade, Buckinghamshire, England.7 
Death*Keziah Webb died on 2 January 1902 of "asthenia" at Beaufort House, 35 Wing Road, Linslade, Buckinghamshire, England. The informant listed on the death certificate was Sarah Ann Webb.8,20 
Probate*Her estate was probated on 15 February 1902 at Principal Probate Registry of His Majesty's High Court of Justice, London, England. The executors assigned by the court were James Webb Jr. The estate was valued at £525 11s 0d.20 

Family 1

James Preston b. c 1823, d. 2 Dec 1856
Marriage*Keziah Welch married James Preston, son of William Preston, on 1 July 1856 at Saint Mark Parish Church, Myddelton Square, Islington, Middlesex, England. The signing of the marriage register was witnessed by William Preston and Ann Turman.12,13 

Family 2

James Webb Jr. b. c 1817, d. 16 Jul 1905
Marriage*Keziah Preston married James Webb Jr., son of James Webb and Ann Dew, on 6 November 1859 at Saint John at Hackney Parish Church, Hackney, Middlesex, England. The signing of the marriage register was witnessed by Robert Welch and Mary Ann Millward.15,16 
Child
Last Edited19 Nov 2023

Citations

  1. [S3511] 1841 census of England, Middlesex, Edmonton, Tottenham, p. 23, Keziah Welsh; digital image, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 30 Jul 2023); citing Class: HO107; Piece: 654; Book: 23; Civil Parish: Tottenham; County: Middlesex; Enumeration District: 3a; Folio: 22; Page: 23; Line: 2; GSU roll: 438773.
  2. [S3512] 1851 census of England, Sussex, Brighton, Kemp Town, p. 12, Sarah Connop household; digital image, Findmypast (http://www.findmypast.co.uk : accessed 30 Jul 2023); citing Class: HO107; Piece: 1644; Folio: 367; Page: 12; GSU roll: 193548.
  3. [S3509] 1861 census of England, Bedfordshire, Leighton Buzzard, pp. 14-15, James Webb household; digital image, Findmypast (http://www.findmypast.co.uk : accessed 30 Jul 2023); citing Class: RG 9; Piece: 1005; Folio: 64; Page: 14; GSU roll: 542735.
  4. [S3514] 1871 census of England, Bedfordshire, Leighton Buzzard, pp. 7-8, James Webb household; digital image, Findmypast (http://www.findmypast.co.uk : accessed 30 Jul 2023); citing Class: RG10; Piece: 1561; Folio: 40; Page: 7; GSU roll: 829796.
  5. [S3515] 1881 census of England, Bedfordshire, Leighton Buzzard, p. 22, James Webb household; digital image, Findmypast (http://www.findmypast.co.uk : accessed 31 Jul 2023); citing Class: RG11; Piece: 1640; Folio: 66; Page: 22; GSU roll: 1341392.
  6. [S3516] 1891 census of England, Buckinghamshire, Leighton Buzzard, p. 23, James Webb household; digital image, Findmypast (http://www.findmypast.co.uk : accessed 31 Jul 2023); citing Class: RG12; Piece: 1265; Folio: 81; Page: 23.
  7. [S3517] 1901 census of England, Buckinghamshire, Leighton Buzzard, p. 6, James Webb household; digital image, Findmypast (http://www.findmypast.co.uk : accessed 31 Jul 2023); citing Class: RG13; Piece: 1508; Folio: 158; Page: 6.
  8. [S3488] England, death certificate for Keziah Webb, died 02 Jan 1902; citing 3b/247/413, Leighton Buzzard registration district and subdistrict; General Registry Office, Southport.
  9. [S3497] St. Lawrence and Holy Cross Parish (Waltham Holy Cross), "Register of Baptisms [1813 - 1832]," p. 71, entry no. 565, Keziah Welch, 31 Aug 1817; imaged, "Essex Archives Online," images only, Essex Record Office (https://www.essexarchivesonline.co.uk/Result_Details.aspx : accessed 28 Jul 2023), image 38 of 147; citing D/P 75/1/10 held by the Essex Record Office.
  10. [S2853] Saint Leonard Parish (Shoreditch), "Register of Marriages [30 Sep 1840 - 04 Jul 1841]," p. 245, entry no. 490, George Pateman and Sarah Welch, 28 Jun 1841; imaged, "London, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1938," database and images, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.co.uk/discoveryui-content/view/… : accessed 16 Feb 2023), image 123 of 126; citing P91/LEN/A/008/MS07498/050 held by the London Metropolitan Archives.
  11. [S3223] England, marriage certificate for George Pateman and Sarah Welch, 28 Jun 1841; citing 02/323/490, Shoreditch registration district and subdistrict; General Registry Office, Southport.
  12. [S3513] Saint Mark Parish, Myddelton Square (Islington), "Register of Marriages [Apr 1854 - Jun 1858]," p. 132, entry no. 264, James Preston and Keziah Welch, 1 Jul 1856; imaged, "London, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1938," database and images, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.co.uk/discoveryui-content/view/… : accessed 30 Jul 2023), image 67 of 126; citing P76/MRK/A/02/004 held by the London Metropolitan Archives.
  13. [S3842] England, marriage certificate for James Preston and Keziah Welch, 01 Jul 1856; citing 01b/709/264, Clerkenwell registration district and subdistrict; General Registry Office, Southport.
  14. [S3489] England, death certificate for James Preston, died 02 Dec 1856; citing 1b/350/363, Clerkenwell registration district and Goswell Street subdistrict; General Registry Office, Southport.
  15. [S3510] Saint John at Hackney, "Register of Marriages [Feb 1859 - Dec 1860]," p. 104, entry no. 207, James Webb and Keziah Preston, 6 Nov 1859; imaged, "London, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1938," database and images, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.co.uk/discoveryui-content/view/… : accessed 30 Jul 2023), image 305 of 504; citing P79/JN1/075 held by the London Metropolitan Archives.
  16. [S3843] England, marriage certificate for James Webb and Keziah Preston, 06 Nov 1859; citing 01b/485/207, Hackney registration district and subdistrict; General Registry Office, Southport.
  17. [S3485] England, birth certificate for Charles George Webb, born 17 Jul 1861; citing 3b/383/352, Leighton Buzzard registration district and subdistrict; General Registry Office, Southport.
  18. [S3486] England, death certificate for Charles George Webb, died 08 Mar 1862; citing 3b/270/46, Leighton Buzzard registration district and subdistrict; General Registry Office, Southport.
  19. [S3508] England, death certificate for John Webb, died 30 Mar 1867; citing 3b/247/147, Leighton Buzzard registration district and subdistrict; General Registry Office, Southport.
  20. [S3540] London Principal Probate Registry, probate and will with a codicil for Keziah Webb (15 Feb 1902); PDF copy of official transcript obtained from "Find a will," database with pay-for images, GOV.UK (https://probatesearch.service.gov.uk/#wills : downloaded 03 Aug 2023); Principal Probate Registry, London.