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Family of Joseph Pottell CORBEN and Susan BALDRY

Husband: Joseph Pottell CORBEN (1766-1818)
Wife: Susan BALDRY (b.1761, bur.1808)
Children: Frances CORBEN (1791?-1840)
Sophia CORBEN (1793-1827)
Charlotte CORBEN (1796-1842)
Joseph CORBEN (1799- )
Harriet CORBEN (1801- )
James CORBEN (1804- )
John CORBEN (1807- )
Marriage 26 Sep 1788 Roydon, Norfolk1

Husband: Joseph Pottell CORBEN

Name: Joseph Pottell CORBEN
Sex: Male
Father: Peter CORBEN (1743-1771)
Mother: Frances POTTELL (1742?- )
Christening 9 Jun 1766 (age 0) East Harling, Norfolk2
Birth 1766 East Harling, Norfolk
Will 1818 (age 51-52)
Death 1818 (age 51-52) Diss3
Burial 15 Feb 1818 Diss4

Wife: Susan BALDRY

Name: Susan BALDRY
Sex: Female
Father: -
Mother: -
Christening 9 Aug 1761 (age 0) Roydon, Norfolk1,5
Birth 1761 Roydon, Norfolk
Burial 26 Nov 1808 Diss4,6

Child 1: Frances CORBEN

Name: Frances CORBEN
Sex: Female
Spouse: George GOOCH (1791-1858)
Christening 24 Jan 1791 (age 0) Roydon, Norfolk7
Birth 1791 (app)
Death 1840 (age 48-49) Mildenhall, Suffolk

Child 2: Sophia CORBEN

Name: Sophia CORBEN
Sex: Female
Birth 1793 Diss, Norfolk
Death 1827 (age 33-34) Palgrave, Suffolk
The Bury and Norwich Post
11 Apr 1827
On the 24th ult. at Palgrave in this county, after a long and painful affliction, aged 34, Miss Sophia Corben.

Child 3: Charlotte CORBEN

Name: Charlotte CORBEN
Sex: Female
Spouse: James GODDARD (1796-1851)
Birth 1796 Diss, Norfolk
Census 1841 (age 44-45) Sudbury, Suffolk
Death 1842 (age 45-46) Sudbury, Suffolk

Child 4: Joseph CORBEN

Name: Joseph CORBEN
Sex: Male
Birth 1799 Diss, Norfolk

Child 5: Harriet CORBEN

Name: Harriet CORBEN
Sex: Female
Birth 1801 Diss, Norfolk

Child 6: James CORBEN

Name: James CORBEN
Sex: Male
Birth 1804 Diss, Norfolk
Legacy 1818 (age 13-14) Diss, Norfolk
Mentioned in will of father Joseph. He was apprenticed to Mr Harvey of Diss at that time

Child 7: John CORBEN

Name: John CORBEN
Sex: Male
Birth 11 Feb 1807 Blo Norton, Norfolk

Note on Marriage

Witnesses Robert Bryant and Samuel Newson

Note on Husband: Joseph Pottell CORBEN

1783 - Apprenticed to William Ellot, Roydon, Linen weaver

Died aged 51 Husband of Susan Baldry and Ann Burrows

24 June 1815 - Ipswich Journal - Sale at Saracens Head, Diss. A compact estate at the entrance of the late Heywood Common in Diss, within a mile and a half of the market place comprising a messuage and 2 tenements, barn, stalbe and about 26 acres of arable and pasture land in several convenient enclosures. The buildings and about 16 acres and a half copyhold - fine arbitary. Possession of the land at Michaelmas next and it is expected of the buildings. outgoings: Land tax - £2 16s quit rent - £0 14 Mr Corben the proprietor and occupier will show the estate.

Note on Wife: Susan BALDRY

Died aged 47 (nee Baldry)


1"David Baldrys Nofolk Family Website".
2"East Harling Parish Records". Baptisms.
3"Will of Joseph Corben, Innkeeper of Diss".
4"Diss Parish Records". Burials.
5"David Baldrys Nofolk Family Website".
6"Diss Parish Records". Burials.
7"Rootsweb". Norfolk-L.
Text From Source: From Pat Straughan 1999 a number of Roydon records taken from NFHS published registers of Roydon 1559-1837 in booklet form