Richard Bland

(say 1535 - )
     Richard Bland was born say 1535 in Suffolk. Born later if a misprint in Boyds for 1599 marriage.
     Richard Bland married Martha Reye in 1559 in St Peter, Sudbury, Suffolk.

Rev Richard Bland

(before 1560 - 7 January 1585)
     Rev Richard Bland was born before 1560.
     Rev Richard Bland made a will dated July 1584 in Gt Wratting, Suffolk. In the name of God amen I Richard Bland rector of Wratting Magna ... July 1584 to be buryed in the chancel of Wratting church ... wife Agnes ... my son in law William Taylor ... Richard was a clergyman at Gt Wratting, Suffolk, in July 1584. He also served at Kedington.
     His will was proved after July 1584 at Sudbury.
     Richard died on 7 January 1585 in Gt Wratting, Suffolk.
     Rev Richard Bland married Agnes Unknown on 7 September 1599? In St Edward, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire. Obviously not this man.

Robert Bland

(July 1855 - before 27 April 1856)
     Robert Bland was born in July 1855 in Hessett, Suffolk. He was the son of Abraham Bland and Harriet Bullett. Robert Bland was baptized on 17 September 1855 in Hessett. He was christened on 23 December 1855? In Hessett, Suffolk.
     Robert died before 27 April 1856 in Hessett, Suffolk. He was buried on 27 April 1856 in Hessett.

Robert Bland

(May 1841 - before 13 April 1880)
     Robert Bland was born in May 1841 in Smallwood Green, Bradfield St George. He was the son of Charles Bland and Sophia Taylor.
     Robert Bland appeared on the 1841 census in the household of Charles Bland and Sophia Taylor in Bradfield St George. Robert Bland was christened on 8 June 1845 in Bradfield St George. Frederick, Charles, Arthur and Robert were listed as the children of Sophia Taylor in the 1851 census in Bradfield St George.
     Robert Bland and Martha Bland appeared on the 1861 census in 'Hill Farm', Hessett. Robert Bland 19, unmarried servant & Martha Bland niece, unmarried, 17, both born Bradfield St George in the household of Robert & Sarah S Taylor, farmer of 190 acres employing 6 men. Robert was a policeman in 1865, in Suffolk. West Suffolk Police records: Robert Bland 8/11/1865-31/12/1865.
     The marriage of Robert Bland and Julia Meadows, daughter of William Meadows and Ellen Goddard, was registered in Troston, Suffolk, in the December 1865 quarter. He was a game keeper of Stanton. Robert was a gamekeeper from 1866, in Stanton, Suffolk.
     Robert Bland and Julia Meadows appeared on the 1871 census in Doctors Hall, Stanton, Suffolk. Robert Bland 28 Gamekeeper b. Bradfield St George, Julia 30 b Troston; Sophia 3 b. Stanton, Harry 10 months ditto. Their son Robert William was with his grandparents: Troston SFK schedule 29 Street - William Meadows head, 58, Grocer & bootmaker, born Stanton; Ellen wife 60 born Troston, Robert Bland grandson 5 scholar born Troston; William Meadows father 85 cooper born Walsham le Willows, Mary mother 84 b. Stanton.
     Robert died before 13 April 1880 in Stanton, Suffolk. He was buried on 13 April 1880 in Stanton.

Children of Robert Bland and Julia Meadows

Robert Bland

(circa 1604 - before 27 January 1658)
     Robert Bland was born circa 1604 in Ampton, Suffolk. He was the son of Thomas Bland and Susan Lukyn.
     Robert Bland and Stephen Bland, Susan Bland, Susan Bland, Mary Bland, Ann Bland and Robert Bland were beneficiaries in Rose Unknown's will dated 16 January 1621 in West Stow.
     Robert Bland was mentioned in the will of Thomas Bland dated 23 May 1632.
     Robert Bland married Margaret Orbel on 17 December 1635 in Gazeley, Suffolk.      
Robert Bland paid 3/11/- ship money on 30 March 1640 in Flempton cum Hengrave, Suffolk. Robert in Flempton..
     Robert Bland made a will dated 20 July 1657 in Flempton. His will mentions his wife Margerie, son William and daughters Margerie, Frances, Lydia and a messuage in Carbrooke, Norfolk. He also mentions grandchildren Nicholas Stewar? John Stewar, Robert Stewar, Thomas Stewar, Thomas Owston & John Sutton/Owton.
     Robert died before 27 January 1658 in Flempton cum Hengrave, Suffolk. The registers are lacking between 1649 & 1666.
     His will was proved on 27 January 1658 at the Prerogative Court of Canterbury.

Children of Robert Bland

Children of Robert Bland and Margaret Orbel

Robert Bland

(15 February 1595/96 - )
     Robert Bland was christened on 15 February 1595/96 in West Stow, Suffolk. He was the son of James Bland and Agnes Unknown.
     In James Bland's will dated 6 December 1613 in West Stow, Robert Bland was named as heir; In the name of God Amen the sixth daie of December 1613, I James Bland of West Stow, Sfk, yeoman being sick? in body but of good and perfect rememberance thanks be to almighty God, do make and ... this my last will and testament in manner and form following... And my body I committ to the earth to be buried ... in the churchyard of West Stow ... And as... of my worldly goods, my mynde and will is, and I doe hereby give and bequeath unto the poor people of West Stow 20 shillings to be distributed among them by my executors upon the day of my buryal;
Item I give and bequeath unto Agnes my wife for ... of her naturall life all my lands, tenements and hereditaments being freehold & copyhold situate lyinge and being in the towne? and ... of Carbrooke in the countie of Norfolk, and after the decease of the said Agnes my wyfe, I give and bequeath unto Robert my younger son and to his heirs all my said lands tenements and hereditaments in Carbrook aforesaid; Item I give and bequeath unto my sons James and Robt all my ... of ... to be equally divided between them. Item and Robert all my ... to be equally divided between them. (p.2)
Item I give & bequeath unto Susan my daughter 120 pounds of lawful English money to be paid unto her by my executors withing five? years next after my decease or .... time of her marriage ... shall first happen.
Item I give and bequeath unto the said Agnes my wife and the said James & Robert my sons, all my lease? and farme where I now dwell in Westowe aforesaid; and all my ... .. there ... bullocks ... hold ... whatsoever ... my said farme, Item my will and ... is that Rose my mother shall have her ... of my said ... and my ... ... and dwell ... my farme house in .e ... afsd .. ... shall ... to dwell ... my said wife and sons?, Item I give and bequeath unto the said Rose my mother ... if ... and to ... of barley? to be paid unto her ... during her natural life by my executors.
Item I give and bequeath unto Katherine Goare my daughter in law 40 pounds of lawful English money ... condition that the said Katherine shall not marrye .. Frances Bray? of Larkford?, but ... shall happen that the said Katherine shall contact her be.. and marryed to the said Frances ...., that ... her said .... to ... to my execuros but the said Katherine to loose the benefit exers?
Item I give & bequeath unto Agnes Goare the wife of Henrie Gathercole of Barnham five pounds of lawful English money.
Item I give & bequeath unto Henrie Goare my son in law five pounds of lawful English money,
Item I ... to Thomas Goare my son in law ... the ... he ... me, provided .. that .. my ... shall not suffer my said ... my said copyhold lands, tenements and hereditaments in Carbrook afsd ... tp my ... afsd, and shall ... to surrender and .. my said coppiehold lands tenements and hereditaments to the said Robt my son and his heires, That .... my will and ... is that the said James my sonne shall loose the benefit of all my estate ... ... said brother, he paid Robert my son to ... and emoye to his ... and behest ..;
I give & bequeath unto Thomas Coffea??? gentleman ... of Frances .... gentleman twenty shillings ....,
Item I give & bequeath unto my goddaughter one of the daughters of .... C.... of ... one ... of ...,
Item I will and my me... ...afsd, That then I will that my said ... of .... in ... his best ... by my executors ..., All the residue of my goods and ... ... nature ... be, I doe give them to my executors to be equally divided between them, and I doe make and ordaine .... and .... my .... executors ..., and the said Francis Coffea gent and John Shore? of Allompton supervisors of this my said will and testament and I doe give them five pounds .... to ... and ... my said exectors and I doe appoint my said executors (p.4)... and by my said supervisor the marke of James Bland, sealed and ... in the presence of me William Hill, John Hill and Thomas Ladyman. Probatum fuit... 1616.

     He was probably the Robert mentioned in 1620 Lay Subsidy roll for West Stow as Robert Bland in movables £4/10/8 ... 4/-.
He may have been the Robert Bland, curate to Dean Crofts mentioned in teh West Stow registers and subsidy lists of 1598-1626.
     Robert Bland and Stephen Bland, Susan Bland, Susan Bland, Mary Bland, Ann Bland and Robert Bland were beneficiaries in Rose Unknown's will dated 16 January 1621 in West Stow.

Robert Bland

(13 January 1675/76 - )
     Robert Bland was christened on 13 January 1675/76 in St James, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. He was the son of Richard Bland and Mary Pettit.
     Robert Bland married Ann Major circa 29 July 1701. Which was the Robert Bland, weaver of Elmswell who applied for a licence 29 July 1701 to marry Ann Major of Elmswell, widow, at Elmswell, Woolpit or Sapiston?. Robert Bland was buried on 23 July 1738 in Elmswell, Suffolk.

Robert Bland

(before 1619 - before 27 May 1658)
     Robert Bland was born before 1619 in Suffolk. He was the son of Robert? Bland and Unknown Unknown.
     Robert Bland married Sarah Unknown before 1639.      
Robert Bland paid the ship money of 1/10 on 17 April 1640 in Assington, Suffolk.
     Robert died before 27 May 1658 in Assington, SFK. He was buried on 27 May 1658 in Assington.

Children of Robert Bland and Sarah Unknown

Robert Bland

(1 August 1641 - before 30 July 1703)
     Robert Bland was christened on 1 August 1641 in Assington, Suffolk. He was the son of Robert Bland and Sarah Unknown.
     Robert Bland married Mary Garnham in 1667 in Assington, SFK.
     Robert died before 30 July 1703 in Assington, SFK. Which generation?. He was buried on 30 July 1703 in Assington.

Child of Robert Bland and Mary Garnham

Robert Bland

(1 February 1669/70 - before 23 July 1738?)
     Robert Bland was christened on 1 February 1669/70 in Assington, Suffolk. He was the son of Robert Bland and Mary Garnham.
     Robert Bland married Ann Major circa 29 July 1701. Which was the Robert Bland, weaver of Elmswell who applied for a licence 29 July 1701 to marry Ann Major of Elmswell, widow, at Elmswell, Woolpit or Sapiston?.
     Robert died before 23 July 1738? In Elmswell, Suffolk. He was buried on 23 July 1738 in Elmswell, SFK.

Robert Bland

(after 1629 - before 30 May 1651)
     Robert Bland was born after 1629 in Westley, Suffolk. He was less than 16 in 1641. He was the son of James Bland and Margaret Unknown.
     Robert Bland was mentioned in the will of James Bland dated 5 January 1641/42.
     Robert died before 30 May 1651 in Westley, Suffolk. He was buried on 30 May 1651 in Westley.

Robert Bland

(circa 1895 - )
     Robert Bland was born circa 1895 in Finchley, London. He was the son of Henry or Harry Bland and Agnes Unknown. Robert, William and Frederick were listed as Henry or Harry Bland's children in the 1901 census in Walmer Road, Kensington, London.

Robert Bland

(2 April 1640 - before 1657)
     Robert Bland was christened on 2 April 1640 in Flempton cum Hengrave, Suffolk. He was the son of Robert Bland and Margaret Orbel.
     Robert died before 1657. He was not mentioned in her father's will of 1657.

Robert Bland (of BSE)

     Robert Bland (of BSE) married Mary Nun in 1673 in St Mary, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk.

Robert Bland (Roger Blandon)

(13 November 1541 - )
     Robert Bland (Roger Blandon) was also known as Roger in records. Robert Bland (Roger Blandon) was also known as Blandon in records. He was born illegitimate before 13 November 1541. Robtus filius Katherine Roger innupti patris ignot alunt[?] teamen esse Edmundi Blandon natus fuit decimo tertio die Novembris 1541. He was christened on 13 November 1541 in Depden, Suffolk. He was the son of Edmund Bland and Catherine Roger?

Robert William Bland

(17 February 1893 - 30 July 1946)
     Robert William Bland was commonly known as Bob. He was born on 17 February 1893 in Tarraville, Victoria. He was the son of George Bland and Mosina Thomas.
     Robert William Bland married Lydia Jane Foxley Burrows in 1914 in Victoria.
     He was the circuit steward for the Yarram Methodists in 1917-18.
     Robert was registered as a merchant and storekeeper at Alberton, on the between 1931 and 1936 electoral roll.
     Robert died on 30 July 1946 in Yarram, Victoria, aged 53. He was buried on 30 July 1946 in the Methodist section, Yarram.

Children of Robert William Bland and Lydia Jane Foxley Burrows

Robert William Bland

(28 June 1866 - )
     Robert was a shoemaker. Robert was a policeman of Ipswich, then to Ixworth then Troston. He was christened on 28 June 1866 in Troston, Suffolk. He was the son of Robert Bland and Julia Meadows. Robert William Bland was listed as William Meadows's grandchild in the 1871 census in Troston, Suffolk. Robert William was with his grandparents: Troston SFK schedule 29 Street - William Meadows head, 58, Grocer & bootmaker, born Stanton; Ellen wife 60 born Troston, Robert Bland grandson 5 scholar born Troston; William Meadows father 85 cooper born Walsham le Willows, Mary mother 84 b. Stanton. Robert William Bland and Henry or Harry Bland, Sophia Ellen Bland, Arthur Bland, Alice Jane Bland and Julia Meadows were residing with William Meadows as grandchildren in the 1881 census in the Street, Troston.
     Robert William Bland lived at Hadleigh, Suffolk, 1888.
     Robert William Bland married Ellen Turner on 12 August 1888 in Troston, Suffolk. Robert William Bland 12 Aug 1882 bachelor of Hadleigh Suffolk and Ellen Turner spinster of this parish. His father-in-law was a shoemaker.
     Robert William Bland and Ellen Turner appeared on the 1891 census in Duke St, Stanton.
     Robert William Bland and Ellen Turner appeared on the 1901 census in Stanton, Suffolk. Robert Bland, 35, born Freston, shoemaker; Ellen Bland, 36, born Freston; Oliver Bland, aged 11, born Freston Suffolk; Laura Bland, aged 8, born Stanton; Harry Bland, aged 4, born Stanton. Freston is probably Troston, but they are not baptised there.

Children of Robert William Bland and Ellen Turner

Robert? Bland

     Robert? Bland married Unknown Unknown. Robert? Bland was widowed before 20 November 1651 on the death of his wife Unknown Unknown.

Child of Robert? Bland and Unknown Unknown

Ronald Bland

(21 February 1917 - 12 April 1994)
     Ronald Bland was commonly known as Ron. He was born on 21 February 1917 in Yarram, Victoria. He was the son of Walter George Bland and Daisy Beatrice Horton.
     Ronald served in the RAAF (56627) from May 1942 to December 1945. He originally enlisted in the Army as V37097.
     Ronald was registered as a farmer at Alberton, on the 1949 electoral roll.
     Ronald was registered at Alberton, on the 1954 electoral roll.
     Ronald was registered as owner of land in Alberton East worth £508, while a farmer at Alberton, on the 1956 electoral roll.
     Ronald Bland lived at Blands Rd, Alberton, 1982.
     Ronald died after a tractor accident on 12 April 1994 in the Gippsland Base Hospital, Sale, Victoria, aged 77. He was buried on 15 April 1994 in after a service at Holy Trinity, Yarram.

Ronald Bland

(1928 - 1989)
     Ronald Bland was born in 1928 in Drinkstone, Suffolk. He was the son of William John Bland and Eliza Barnes.
     Ronald died in 1989 in Mannum, South Australia.

Rose Bland

(31 March 1677 - )
     Rose Bland was christened on 31 March 1677 in St Mary, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. She was the daughter of Edward Bland and Rose Russell?

Rose Bland (Marshall)

(circa 1615? - )
     It is hard to fit her into the spacings of the children. She appears to be adult and married at her grandmother's will (1632) when described as Rose Marshall with reference to being called Rose Bland at her grandfather's earlier will. However she could be an elder daughter by a previous marriage or else the daughter of another child of Edmund & Rose who was incorrectly named in Edmund's will
. Rose Bland (Marshall) was born circa 1615? In Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. She was the daughter of Edward or Edmund Bland and Barbara Hynard.

Rose E Bland

(circa 1840 - )
     Rose E Bland was born circa 1840 in Mildenhall, Suffolk. She was the daughter of George Bland and Louisa Margaretta Playford.
     Rose E Bland appeared on the 1841 census in the household of George Bland and Louisa Margaretta Playford in Market lane, Mildenhall, Suffolk. Louisa, Amelia and Rose were listed as the children of George Bland in the 1861 census in Mill Street, Mildenhall. Louisa and Rose were listed as the children of George Bland in the 1871 census in Mildenhall.

Rowland Last Bland

(December 1864 - )
     Rowland Last Bland was also known as Last in records. He's birth was registered in the quarter ending in December 1864 in Rougham, Suffolk. He was the son of Martha Bland. Rowland Last Bland was listed as Arthur Bland's nephew in the 1871 census in Rougham. Arthur Bland, head, unmarried, 30, gamekeeper, born Bradfield St George with his sister Elizabeth Pattison? aged 32, and nephew Rowland Bland aged 5, both born at BSG. Rowland Last Bland was christened on 9 October 1880 in Bradfield St George, Suffolk.
     Rowland Last Bland appeared on the 1881 census in Kings Hall Green, Rougham, Suffolk. Rowland L Bland, aged 16, born Bradfield St Geroge, brickmaker was lodging with Lousa F Bullock, retired grocer, 36 and her children, she was also born at BSG.

Roy Talbot Bland

(3 May 1908 - 13 February 1989)
     Roy Talbot Bland was born on 3 May 1908 in Tarraville, Victoria. He was the son of James Bland and Margaret Frances Boast. Roy was a pharmacist, in Coburg.
     Roy died on 13 February 1989 in 12 Wellesley Rd, Hawthorn, Victoria, aged 80. He was cremated on 16 February 1989 in The Necropolis, Springvale.

Ruby Grace Bland

(24 April 1918 - 12 January 1979)
     Ruby Grace Bland was commonly known as Grace. She was born on 24 April 1918 in the Street, Stanton, Suffolk. She was the daughter of Oliver Bland and Georgina Olivia Davey. Ruby Grace Bland was christened in 1938 in Stanton All Saints.
     Ruby Grace Bland married Harold Roberts on 30 August 1939 in Stanton All Saints, Suffolk. He married again & his wife married thirdly in 1990.
     Ruby died on 12 January 1979 in Llangollen, Clwyd, Wales, aged 60. She was buried on 16 January 1979 in Wrexham, Clwyd.

Ruby Minnie Bland

(1887 - 1969)
     Ruby Minnie Bland was born in 1887 in Yarram, Victoria. She was the daughter of James Bland and Margaret Frances Boast.
     Ruby Minnie Bland married Fraser Kerr Forbes in 1913 in Victoria.
     Ruby was registered as Ruby M Forbes, home duties at Yarram, on the between 1935 and 1936 electoral roll.
     Ruby died in 1969 in Hawthorn, Victoria.

Child of Ruby Minnie Bland and Fraser Kerr Forbes

Samuel Bland

(15 July 1640 - before 14 August 1672)
     Samuel Bland was christened on 15 July 1640 in Westley, Suffolk. He was the son of James Bland and Margaret Unknown.
     Samuel Bland was mentioned in the will of James Bland dated 5 January 1641/42.
     Samuel died before 14 August 1672 in Westley, Suffolk. He was buried on 14 August 1672 in Westley.

Samuel Bland

(circa 1560? - )
     Samuel Bland was born circa 1560? In Suffolk.
     Samuel Bland married Catherine Trentam in 1581 in Stoke by Nayland, Suffolk.

Samuel Bland

(circa 1821 - )
     Samuel Bland was born circa 1821 in Ipswich, Suffolk.
     Samuel Bland appeared on the 1901 census in Hessett, Suffolk. Samuel Bland, aged 79, born Ipswich, Baptist Minister at Hessett.
Note that a Samuel Bland born c. 1820 was buried 12 Aug 1834 at St Bartholomew, Corton, Suffolk.