Benjamin Cocksedge

(11 May 1797 - before 23 September 1871)
     Benjamin Cocksedge was born on 11 May 1797 in Hessett, Suffolk. He was the son of Benjamin Cocksedge and Bridget Mills. Benjamin Cocksedge was christened on 4 June 1797 in Hessett. He witnessed Isaac Scarfe and Mary Mills Cocksedge's wedding on 27 October 1816 in Hessett, Suffolk.
     Benjamin Cocksedge married Mary Linnard on 22 November 1824 in Gt Barton, Suffolk.
     Benjamin Cocksedge was assessed under the Tithe Commutation Act of 1836 on 29 November 1837 in Hessett, Suffolk. James Last & Benjamin Cocksedge were occupiers of land owned by Rebecca Steggall.
     Benjamin Cocksedge was assessed under the Tithe Commutation Act of 1836 on 26 August 1839 in Thurston, Suffolk. Benjamin Cocksedge was the occupier of land owned by John Catchpole.
     Benjamin Cocksedge and Mary Linnard appeared on the 1841 census in Gt Green, Thurston.
     Benjamin Cocksedge and Mary Linnard were recorded on the 1851 census in Thurston, Suffolk. Benjamin Cocksedge aged 55, born Hessett, his wife Mary aged 48, born Pakenaham.
     Benjamin Cocksedge and Mary Linnard appeared on the 1861 census in Thurston. Benjamin Cocksedge, head, 64, farm labourer, born Hessett and his wife Mary aged 57, born Pakenham.
     Benjamin Cocksedge and Mary Linnard appeared on the 1871 census in Thurston. Benjamin Cocksedge, head, 74?, farm labourer, born Hessett; his wife Mary aged 68? born Pakenham; with a lodger and two visitors Sarah & James Grant.
     Benjamin died before 23 September 1871 in Thurston, Suffolk. He was buried on 23 September 1871 in St Peter, Thurston.

Child of Benjamin Cocksedge and Mary Linnard

Elizabeth Cocksedge

(5 May 1799 - before 4 February 1802)
     Elizabeth Cocksedge was born on 5 May 1799 in Hessett, Suffolk. She was the daughter of Benjamin Cocksedge and Bridget Mills. Elizabeth Cocksedge was christened on 10 June 1799 in Hessett, Suffolk.
     Elizabeth died before 4 February 1802 in Hessett, Suffolk. She was buried on 4 February 1802 in Hessett, Suffolk.

Thomas Cocksedge

(9 April 1801 - )
     Thomas Cocksedge was born on 9 April 1801 in Hessett, Suffolk. He was the son of Benjamin Cocksedge and Bridget Mills. Thomas Cocksedge was christened in April 1801 in Hessett. He witnessed William Bland and Elizabeth Cocksedge's wedding on 12 October 1826 in Hessett.
     Thomas Cocksedge married Mary Ann Sharp on 18 November 1830 in Rougham, Suffolk.
     Thomas Cocksedge appeared on the 1841 census in Hessett. Thomas Cocksedge, 40, ag lab; Wm, 9; Thomas, 7; George, 2.
     Thomas Cocksedge was recorded on the 1851 census in the Street, Hessett. Thomas, 50, widower, ag. labourer; Wm, 18, ag lab; Geo, 13, scholar; all born at Hessett.
     Thomas Cocksedge appeared on the 1861 census in Hessett. Thomas, widower, 58, farm labourer, born Hessett; George, son, unmarried, 21, labourer, b Hessett.

Children of Thomas Cocksedge and Mary Ann Sharp