Trying to find info about Robert Bendall of Bredfield England who was married to Rosetta Shrimmer

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Trying to find info about Robert Bendall of Bredfield England who was married to Rosetta Shrimmer parents of James, Elizabeth and William, maybe other children.
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in Genealogy Help by Dolly Burdett G2G Crew (400 points)

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Dolly:

I know the England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005 says Rosetta Shimen, but I think that is just a transcriber's error. (Register Quarter Oct-Nov-Dec 1856).  On James and Janet's marriage register it clearly says Rosetta SLEEMAN.

I have been working and working at trying to find out more about these two, but to no avail so far.  I can't use Ancestry because it is soo expensive and my husband wouldn't understand the expense.

I emailed you that I had info on Janet's dad's (Archibald McMillan) parent's and grandparents.

Take Care

Sue
by Susan Piccinin G2G Crew (530 points)

One more link to go with those in my answer below:

Although they have completely mangled her name, I think this is probably Rosetta's christening:

"England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J71J-9YN : 11 February 2018, Rosella Shemmin, 12 Jan 1834); citing HASKETON,SUFFOLK,ENGLAND, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 918,524.

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The GRO website (https://www.gro.gov.uk/gro/content/certificates/indexes_search.asp) has gone with a few different spellings of Rosetta's maiden name when their children's births were registered:

BENDALL, JAMES       SHIMMING
GRO Reference: 1857  M Quarter in WOODBRIDGE  Volume 04A  Page 612 

BENDALL, ELIZA       SHEMMING
GRO Reference: 1859  M Quarter in WOODBRIDGE  Volume 04A  Page 677 

BENDALL, ELIZABETH      SHIMMEN
GRO Reference: 1864  M Quarter in WOODBRIDGE  Volume 04A  Page 668 

BENDALL, WILLIAM       SHIMMEN
GRO Reference: 1874  M Quarter in WOODBRIDGE  Volume 04A  Page 673

However both the censuses before she married have gone with Shimmen - see:

"England and Wales Census, 1841," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M73W-GNV : 13 December 2017), David Shimmen, Melton, Suffolk, England; from "1841 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO HO 107, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

and

"England and Wales Census, 1851," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:SGRP-DGB : 10 November 2017), David Shimmen, , Suffolk, England; citing , Suffolk, England, p. 16, from "1851 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO HO 107, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

Rosetta's widowed mother Hannah is also living with Robert and Rosetta in 1881, see:

"England and Wales Census, 1881," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q27D-RBV2 : 12 December 2017), Robert Bendall, Bredfield, Suffolk, England; from "1881 England, Scotland and Wales Census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 18, Piece/Folio 1880/94, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,774,704.

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