Charles Bland

(23 April 1691 - before 20 February 1772)
     Charles Bland was christened on 23 April 1691 in St Mary, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. He was the son of Edward Bland and Rose Russell?
Charles Bland married Elizabeth Leach, daughter of Thomas Leach and Mary Johnson, on 26 July 1713 in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk.
Charles Bland married Amy Unknown (Crouch) on 23 October 1763 in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. THey were both widowed. (An Amy Tricker married Joseph Gooch on 13 Jan 1762 but no sign of an Amy marrying a Crouch in the district).
     Charles died before 20 February 1772 in the Workhouse, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. He was buried on 20 February 1772 in St Mary, Bury St Edmunds. Charles Bland, workhouse.

Children of Charles Bland and Elizabeth Leach

Charles Bland

(October 1714 - 5 March 1747/48)
     Charles Bland was born in October 1714 in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. He was the son of Charles Bland and Elizabeth Leach. Charles Bland was christened on 11 December 1714 in St Mary, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk.
Charles Bland married Mary Unknown (Deer) on 2 February 1735/36 in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. Charles Bland was buried on 5 March 1748 in St Mary, Bury St Edmunds.
     Charles died on 5 March 1747/48 in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, aged 33. Charles Bland jr. labourer.

Children of Charles Bland and Mary Unknown (Deer)

Charles Bland

(2 April 1742 - before 31 May 1808)
     Charles Bland was christened on 2 April 1742 in St Mary, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. He was the son of Charles Bland and Mary Unknown (Deer).
Charles Bland married Mary Calvert on 5 January 1764 in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. Charles was a gardener, in Bury St Edmunds.
     Charles Bland and Charles Bland were mentioned in a civil court action on 6 December 1787 in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. Judith Smith, wife of John Smith of St Mary's BSE, woolcomber, accuses Charles Bland junior of St Mary's, BSE gardener of assault.
     Charles died before 31 May 1808 in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. He was buried on 31 May 1808 in St Mary, Bury St Edmunds. There is a 10 year discrepancy in his age.

Children of Charles Bland and Mary Calvert

Charles Bland

(18 January 1765 - )
     Charles Bland was christened on 18 January 1765 in St Mary, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. He was the son of Charles Bland and Mary Calvert.
     Charles Bland and Charles Bland were mentioned in a civil court action on 6 December 1787 in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. Judith Smith, wife of John Smith of St Mary's BSE, woolcomber, accuses Charles Bland junior of St Mary's, BSE gardener of assault.
Charles Bland married Susan Smith on 28 September 1797 in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk.

Child of Charles Bland and Susan Smith

Charles Bland

(23 May 1771 - before 16 August 1773)
     Charles Bland was christened on 23 May 1771 in St James, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. He was the son of Luke Bland and Mary Seadon.
     Charles died before 16 August 1773 in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. He was buried on 16 August 1773 in St James, Bury St Edmunds.

Charles Bland

(27 August 1809 - before 26 September 1845)
     Charles Bland was christened on 27 August 1809 in Hessett, Suffolk. He was the son of John Bland and Mary Metcalf.
Charles Bland witnessed William Bullett and Mary Bird's wedding on 13 October 1829 in Hessett, Suffolk.
Charles Bland married Sophia Taylor on 11 October 1830 in St Mary, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. Married by banns 7 Oct 1830 Charles Bland & Sophia Taylor.
     Charles Bland was employed as a labourer & jobber in 1836, Bradfield St George. He was an agricultural labourer.
     Charles Bland and Sophia Taylor were recorded on the 1841 census in Smallwood Green, Bradfield St George. Charles Bland, aged 30 dealer, Sophia 30, Frederick 10, Charles 8, Elizabeth 5, Arthur 2, Robert 1 month, all born in the county. Charles was a farmer in 1845.
     Charles died before 26 September 1845 in Bradfield St George, Suffolk. He was buried on 26 September 1845 in Bradfield St George.

Children of Charles Bland and Sophia Taylor

Charles Bland

(7 January 1827 - before 8 December 1839)
     Charles Bland was christened on 7 January 1827 in Hessett, Suffolk. He was the son of William Bland and Elizabeth Cocksedge.
     Charles died before 8 December 1839 in Hessett, Suffolk. He was buried on 8 December 1839 in St Ethelbert, Hessett.

Charles Bland

(7 July 1833 - before 26 May 1871)
     Charles Bland was christened on 7 July 1833 in Bradfield St George, Suffolk. He was the son of Charles Bland and Sophia Taylor.
     Charles Bland appeared on the 1841 census in the household of Charles Bland and Sophia Taylor in Smallwood Green, Bradfield St George. Frederick, Charles, Arthur and Robert were listed as the children of Sophia Taylor in the 1851 census in Bradfield St George.
The marriage of Charles Bland and Eliza Alderton or Andrews was registered in Thingoe RD, Suffolk, in the March 1852 quarter.
West Suffolk Police records 1845-1870 list Charles Bland 16.3.1853- 29/3/1853. Charles Bland was widowed in June 1857 on the death of his wife Eliza Alderton or Andrews. Charles, Arthur and Elizabeth were listed as the children of Sophia Taylor in the 1861 census in Broomhall Lane in Bradfield St George. He was a widower; Sophia Bland, head, widow, aged 50?, late farmer, with her children Charles 27, widower, ag. lab., Arthur 22, ag lab., and her grand-daughters Ann Bland aged 8 & Albina Bland aged 6, all born at Bradfield St George; her daughter Elizabeth Patterson, aged 25, police officer's wife, was a visitor.
The marriage of Charles Bland and Sarah Willis Groom, daughter of William Groom and Isabella Hubbard, was registered in Thingoe RD Suffolk in the March 1863 quarter.
     Charles Bland and Sarah Willis Groom were recorded on the 1871 census in Free Wood St, Bradfield St George. Charles Bland, head, married, 39, ag lab, all born Bradfield; his wife Sarah W, 36, son Frederick G 12, ag lab, and daughter Ada E 4.
     Charles died before 26 May 1871 in Bradfield St George, Suffolk. He was buried on 26 May 1871 in Bradfield St George.

Children of Charles Bland and Eliza Alderton or Andrews

Children of Charles Bland and Sarah Willis Groom

Charles Bland

(21 January 1843 - 28 July 1918)
     Charles Bland was christened on 21 January 1843 in Hessett, Suffolk. He was the son of William John Bland and Mary Ann Froud or Frood. David, Arthur, John, Elijah and Charles were listed as the children of Mary Ann Froud or Frood in the 1851 census in Great Green, Hessett.
     Charles Bland and Mary Ann Froud or Frood were recorded on the 1861 census in the Green, Hessett. Next door to David & Elizabeth, his mother Mary Ann aged 56, born Woolpit, lived with her son Charles 18 a shoemaker born Hessett. Charles was a shoemaker, Rougham.
     Charles Bland and Mary Ann Froud or Frood were recorded on the 1871 census in Hessett. Charles Bland, head, unmarried, 24 shoemaker born Hessett, Mary Ann Bland mother widow 72 housekeeper b. Woolpit.
Charles Bland married Abi Lock on 25 November 1871 in the Baptist Chapel, Bradfield, Suffolk. They were both of Rougham.
     Charles Bland and Abi Lock were recorded on the 1881 census in the Green, Drinkstone. Charles, married, 38, bootmaker born Hessett, Abi wife 37 born Hessett, Charles 8, Elijah 7, David 5, Thirza daughter 3, Florence 9 months children all born Drinkstone.
     Charles Bland and Abi Lock were recorded on the 1891 census in Rattlesden Rd, Drinkstone. Charles Bland, 48, bootmaker, employer, born Hessett, headed the household comprising Abi, his wife, 48, born Rougham, Charles, son, 18 bootmaker, employee, born Hessett, David, son, 15, Ag.lab., employee, born Drinkstone, Florence, daughter aged 10, scholar, Cecil 8, John 6, Arthur 4 and Horace, 1, all born at Drinkstone.
     Charles Bland and Abi Lock were recorded on the 1901 census in Drinkstone. Charles Bland, aged 58, born Hessett, bootmaker-farmer. born Hessett; Abi Bland, wife, aged 58, born Rougham; Thirza Bland, aged 23, mothers help, born Drinkstone, Cecil 18, blacksmith, ditto; John 15, bootmaker, ditto; Arthur 14, blacksmith's apprentice, ditto.
He inherited The Gables from his brother David and lived there all his married life. Clerk of the parish. He was nearly blind when he died.
Abraham Bland went back to Suffolk and put a'' gold sovereign on the table for Charles & Abi's fare to Australia, but Abi wouldn't go. Abraham said he had a sheep farm and a good living there.
     Charles died on 28 July 1918 in Drinkstone, Suffolk, aged 75. He was buried in the Baptist Chapel, Drinkstone. In loving memory of Charles Bland of Drinkstone who passed away July 28 1918 aged 75 years, Forever with the Lord.

Children of Charles Bland and Abi Lock

Charles Bland

(12 May 1872 - March 1954)
     Charles Bland was born on 12 May 1872 in Hessett, Suffolk. A Charles was bp 26 Apr 1872 son of Chas & Sarah! at Bradfield St Geo? (Stow RD). But there was another Charles registered at Thingoe in Dec qtr 1871, the same month and registration district that Charles & Abi married. He was the son of Charles Bland and Abi Lock. Charles, Elijah, David, Thirza and Edith were listed as the children of Charles Bland in the 1881 census in the Green, Drinkstone. Charles, David, Edith, Cecil, John, Arthur and Horace were listed as the children of Charles Bland in the 1891 census in Rattlesden Rd, Drinkstone. Charles was a bootmaker in 1891. Was a bootmaker.
The marriage of Charles Bland and Kate Gladwell was registered in Lewisham RD, Kent, in the September 1894 quarter.
     Charles Bland and Kate Gladwell were recorded on the 1901 census in 39 Cranbrook Rd, Ilford, Essex. Charles Bland, aged 28, born Drinkstone, journeyman bootmaker at Ilford, Essex; Kate Bland, aged 28 born Rattlesden, Walter 4, son, born Eltham, Kent.
     Charles Bland and Kate Gladwell were recorded on 29 September 1939 census in Vine Cottage, Suffolk. Charles Bland, born 12 May 1872, boot repairer with Kate, born 17 Dec 1872.
     Charles died in March 1954 in Bury St Edmunds RD, Suffolk, aged 81. He is buried at Hessett (aged 81)..

Children of Charles Bland and Kate Gladwell

Charles Bland

(14 April 1737 - before 12 October 1741)
     Charles Bland was christened on 14 April 1737 in St Mary, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. He was the son of Charles Bland and Mary Unknown (Deer).
     Charles died before 12 October 1741 in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. He was buried on 12 October 1741 in St Mary, Bury St Edmunds.

Charles Bland

(22 September 1673 - before 28 November 1689?)
     Charles Bland was christened on 22 September 1673 in St Mary, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. He was the son of Edmund Bland and Alice Batley.
     In Edmund Bland's will dated 3 January 1684/85 in Bury St Edmunds, Charles Bland was named as heir.
     Charles died before 28 November 1689? In Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. He was buried on 28 November 1689? In St Mary, Bury St Edmunds.

Charles Bland

(26 April 1872 - before 15 December 1907)
     Charles Bland was christened on 26 April 1872 in Bradfield St George, Suffolk. Charles son of Charles & Sarah, father deceased, of Bradfield St George. He was the son of Charles Bland and Sarah Willis Groom. An unknown person was listed as Robert Sturgess Austin's stepson in the 1881 census in Great Green, Bradfield St George. Charles Bland was listed as Robert Sturgess Austin's stepson in the 1891 census in Bradfield St George.
     Charles Bland was recorded on the 1901 census in Bradfield St George. Charles Bland, aged 25, born Bradfield, game keeper there. He was listed as Robert Sturgess Austin's stepson in the 1901 census in Free Wood, Bradfield St George, Suffolk.
     Charles died before 15 December 1907 in Bradfield St George, Suffolk. He was buried on 15 December 1907 in Bradfield St George. Charles Bland, aged 31.

Charles John Bland

(1869 - 19 January 1874)
     Charles John Bland was born in 1869 in Alberton, Victoria. He was the son of Abraham Bland and Harriet Bullett.
     Charles died on 19 January 1874 in Yarram, Victoria. He was buried on 21 January 1874 in the Wesleyan section, Alberton.

Charles John Bland

(4 March 1855 - before 7 June 1857)
     Charles John Bland was born illegitimate before 4 March 1855 in Hessett, Suffolk. He was christened on 4 March 1855 in St Ethelbert, Hessett. Charles John Bland, illegitimate child of Sarah Ann Bland. He was the son of Sarah Ann Bland.
     Charles died before 7 June 1857 in Hessett. Inquest at the Five Bells, Hesset, on Charles Bland aged 3 years the illegitimate child of Sarah, the wife of William Cocksedge, it appears a little girl named Ellen Green had taken deceased out with another child in a little cart then left them to amuse herself swinging in a tree for half an hour, when she went back she found the child had got out of the cart and was nowhere to be seen.
Mrs Bird living nearby ran onto the bridge and saw him floating in the water, quite dead
. He was buried on 7 June 1857 in Hessett.

Charles William Ernest Bland

(3 December 1881 - March 1961)
     Charles William Ernest Bland was born on 3 December 1881 in Yarram, Victoria. He was the son of William Bland and Sarah Ann Scott.
Charles William Ernest Bland married Matilda Maud May, daughter of John George May and Emma Heath, on 26 August 1907 in Victoria. Charles was a farmer & grazier in Yarram between 1934 and 1954.
He was the Methodist Circuit steward between 1935 and 1939, and left a bequest to the church - there is a plaque in the porch. See Victoria & the Riverina for further details.
     Charles was registered at Yarram on the 1949 electoral roll.
     Charles died in March 1961 in 'Leura', Yarram, aged 79. He was cremated on 22 March 1961 in The Necropolis, Springvale.

Charlotte Eliza Bland

(December 1861 - )
     Charlotte Eliza Bland's birth was registered in the quarter ending in December 1861 in Mucking, Essex. She was the daughter of Arthur Bland and Sarah Unknown. Sarah, Charlotte, Edith, Mary and George were listed as the children of Arthur Bland in the 1871 census in Mucking.

Christopher Bland

(circa 1575? - )
     Christopher Bland was born circa 1575?.
Christopher Bland married Rose Vicars(y) in 1600 in Kettlebaston, Suffolk.

Child of Christopher Bland and Rose Vicars(y)

Christopher Bland

(circa 1610 - )
     Christopher Bland was born circa 1610 in Suffolk.
Christopher Bland married Susan Bornes in 1633 in Stoke by Clare, Suffolk.
     Christopher Bland and William Bland were mentioned in the 1674 hearth tax list in Stoke by Clare. A Mr Bland was listed for 6 hearths at the head of the list at Stoke juxta Clare.

Cora Albertha Bland

(15 May 1901 - )
     Cora Albertha Bland was born on 15 May 1901 in Queensland. She was the daughter of John Bland and Victoria Elizabeth Hartwell.
     Cora was educated from after 1907 at Lagoon Flats, Texas.
Cora Albertha Bland married Robert Walter Kay in 1919 in Queensland.

Corby Wakefield Bland

(28 March 1974 - 30 November 1976)
     Corby Wakefield Bland was born on 28 March 1974.
     Corby died on 30 November 1976 in Yarram, Victoria, aged 2. He was buried on 2 December 1976 in Yarram.

Cyril Alfred? Bland

(18 March 1908 - before 1939)
     Cyril Alfred? Bland's birth was registered in the quarter ending on 18 March 1908 in Hartismere RD, Suffolk. He was the son of Cecil Reuben Bland.
     Cyril died in a motor accident before 1939 in Suffolk.

Daisy Estella Bland

(12 July 1894 - August 1989)
     Daisy Estella Bland was born on 12 July 1894 in Tarraville, Victoria. She was the daughter of James Bland and Margaret Frances Boast.
Daisy Estella Bland married Leon Rossiter Dalglish Stahle Lt. Col., CBE.
     Daisy was registered at Alberton on the between 1935 and 1936 electoral roll.
     Daisy resided at 3/84 Riversdale Rd, Hawthorn, 1987.
     Daisy died in August 1989 in Victoria aged 95. She was buried in Melbourne General Cemetery.

Child of Daisy Estella Bland and Leon Rossiter Dalglish Stahle Lt. Col., CBE

David Bland

(5 October 1826 - 26 April 1917)
     David Bland was christened on 5 October 1826 in Hessett, Suffolk. He was the son of William John Bland and Mary Ann Froud or Frood.
     David Bland appeared on the 1841 census in the household of John Bland and Mary Ann Froud or Frood in Great Green, Hessett. David was a boot & shoemaker, Hessett. David, Arthur, John, Elijah and Charles were listed as the children of Mary Ann Froud or Frood in the 1851 census in Hessett.
David Bland was listed in a directory dated 1855 as David Bland, boot & shoe maker at Hessett.
The marriage of David Bland and Elizabeth Last was registered in the March 1859 quarter.
     David Bland and Elizabeth Last were recorded on the 1861 census in the Green, Hessett. David Bland aged 34, shoemaker, born Hessett & hhis wife Elizabeth Bland,40, dressmaker, born Rougham.
     David Bland and Elizabeth Last were recorded on the 1871 census in Hessett. David Bland head, mar. 44, shoemaker employing 2 men, b Hessett, Elizabeth wife 44 (54?) dressmaker b. Rougham.
     David Bland and Elizabeth Last were recorded on the 1881 census in Hessett. David Bland aged 53 (no occupation) and Elizabeth his wife, 60 born Rougham. Next door was his mother Mary Ann.
The marriage of David Bland and Martha Last was registered in Suffolk in the March 1885 quarter.
     David Bland and Martha Last were recorded on the 1891 census in Free Wood St, Bradfield St George. David Bland, 64, shoemaker B, born Hessett, with Martha his wife, 65, born Rougham, and a domestic servant.
David Bland was listed in a directory dated 1900 as David Bland (no details given) at Bradfield St George.
     David Bland was recorded on the 1901 census in Bradfield St George. David Bland, head, widower, aged 74, born Hessett, no occupation listed, Thurza Last, niece, single, 49, house keeper, born Bury St Edmund.
     David Bland was recorded on the 1911 census in Bury St, Bradfield St George, Suffolk. David Bland, 84, widower, retired Handeman?, born Hessett, with Thirza Last, housekeeper, 58, single, bur Bury St Edmunds, 4/8 rooms.
     David died on 26 April 1917 in Suffolk aged 90. 'The Gables' Drinkstone was left to his brother Charles. He was a Deacon of the Baptist chapel at Bradfield St George. Married 3 times, Elizabeth, Jane & ?, left everything to his brother.
The funeral of Mr David Bland. On Tuesday afternoon the funeral of the late Mr David Bland, a very old and much respected inhabitant of the village of Bradfield St George, was well attended by a large congregation from the neighbourhood. Pastor W Dixon, of BSE, and Paster A Morling, of Stoke Ash, took part in the service, the first portion of which was held in the chapel, where Paster Dixon eulogised the deceased as one who had for many years been a regular attendant in that place of worship as a deacon. There were present Mrs Charles Bland and Mrs John Bland sister-in-law), Mrs Charles Bland (nephew), Mrs & Mrs Mortimer (niece of Cockfield), Mrs & Mrs Edwards (Drinkstone), Mrs John Bland (nephew, also of Drinkstone), Mr & Mrs Thompson of Rougham, the lady being a niece; Mr Horace Last, a nephew of Thetford; Mrs William Bland of Hessett, niece; Mrs Dixon and Mrs & Mrs J C Ridley of BS; Mrs & Mrs W J Mortlock (Sapiston), Mrs H Mortlock (Finningham), Mr & Mrs W C Hitchcock (Pakenham), Mrs & Mrs Walter Clarke (Gt Whelnetham), Mr J Squirrell and Mr F Squirrell (Hessett), Mr Edwards (a nephew of deceased) of the Royal Engineers; Mrs & Mrs Walter Morley (Gt Barton), Mrs & Mrs Brown, Mrs & Mrs Bennett and son and Mrs Manning (Rougham), … and other inhabitants of Bradfield St George, The interment took place in the Baptist Burial ground, some distance from the chapel. On the breastplate of the oak coffin was the inscription: “David Bland died 26 April 1917, aged 91 years.. He was buried in April 1917 in Baptist Burial Ground, Bradfield St George.

David Abraham Bland

(9 February 1876 - 25 January 1947)
David Abraham Bland
     David Abraham Bland was born on 9 February 1876 in Drinkstone, Suffolk. He was the son of Charles Bland and Abi Lock. Charles, Elijah, David, Thirza and Edith were listed as the children of Charles Bland in the 1881 census in the Green, Drinkstone. Charles, David, Edith, Cecil, John, Arthur and Horace were listed as the children of Charles Bland in the 1891 census in Rattlesden Rd, Drinkstone. David was a chef on the White Star/Cunard line He began his career when a labourer at the local mansion house. The cook there persuaded him to go to London and train as a chef. He later trained in Paris and was Chef Commodore of the White Star /Cunard Line. He was later given the Freedom of the City of Atlanta, USA.
Abraham David Bland married Maud Katie Roden on 5 September 1904 in West Derby RD, Lancashire.
Abraham David Bland married secondly Elsie May Roden on 16 July 1914 in Liverpool, West Derby RD, Lancashire.
     David died on 25 January 1947 in Southampton, Hampshire, aged 70. He was cremated in Southampton.

Child of David Abraham Bland and Maud Katie Roden

Children of David Abraham Bland and Elsie May Roden

Doris Winifred Bland

(12 December 1915 - March 2005)
     Doris Winifred Bland's birth was registered in the quarter ending on 12 December 1915 in Romford RD, Essex. She was the daughter of Charles Bland and Kate Gladwell.
Doris Winifred Bland married Cecil H Levett.
     Doris's death was registered in the quarter ending in March 2005 in Ipswich RD, Suffolk.

Dorothy Bland

(before 1617 - 23 August 1624)
     Dorothy Bland was born before 1617. She was the daughter of Thomas Bland and Beatrice Greengrass.
     Dorothy was buried on 23 August 1624 in Honington. Daughter of Beatrice Blande, widow.

Douglas Henry Bland

(15 April 1918 - February 2000)
     Douglas Henry Bland's birth was registered in the quarter ending on 15 April 1918 in Drinkstone, Stow RD, Suffolk. He was the son of William John Bland and Eliza Barnes.
     Douglas died in February 2000 in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, aged 81.

Dulcie Muriel Bland

(1922 - 8 July 2010)
     Dulcie Muriel Bland was born in 1922 in Victoria. She was the daughter of James Francis Bland and Muriel Frances Clarke.
     Dulcie died on 8 July 2010 in Victoria.

Edith Florence Bland

(9 June 1880 - 1944)
     Edith Florence Bland was commonly known as Florence. She's birth was registered in the quarter ending on 9 June 1880 in Drinkstone, Suffolk. She was the daughter of Charles Bland and Abi Lock. Charles, Elijah, David, Thirza and Edith were listed as the children of Charles Bland in the 1881 census in the Green, Drinkstone. Charles, David, Edith, Cecil, John, Arthur and Horace were listed as the children of Charles Bland in the 1891 census in Rattlesden Rd, Drinkstone.
     Edith Florence Bland was recorded on the 1901 census in Lee, Kent. Florence Bland, aged 20, born Drinkstone, a domestic cook at Lee, London.
Edith Florence Bland married William Edwards on 5 June 1913.
She bought her cousin William Bland's house for 50 pounds.
     Edith died in 1944 in Hessett, Suffolk.

Child of Edith Florence Bland and William Edwards