James Manthorpe1,2

#12140, (23 April 1758-24 March 1840)
FatherJohn Manthorpe2 (c 1716-16 May 1786)
MotherHannah Buddrey2 (1709-9 Apr 1786)
ChartsManthorpe Family - descendants
Mike Hill - ancestors
Last Edited14 May 2020
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James was born on Sunday, 23 April 1758 at Lingwood, Norfolk.2 He was the son of John Manthorpe and Hannah Buddrey.2 James lived in July 1781 at Acle, Norfolk.3

He married Elizabeth Allen, daughter of Robert Allen and Sarah Johnson, on Thursday, 12 July 1781 at Acle, Norfolk. When he signed his marriage certificate, James was illiterate, but Elizabeth signed her name..2

His mother died 9 April 1786 at the approximate age of 77. James was aged 27 when this happened.

His father died 16 May 1786 at the approximate age of 70. James was aged 28 when this happened. James, aged 29 and Elizabeth Allen became the parents of William Manthorpe on Sunday, 27 May 1787 at Acle, Norfolk.4,5

In 1798 he leased some land from Thomas Shingles for 1 pound and 12 shillings at Acle, Norfolk.6

James died on 24 March 1840 at Mutford, Suffolk, at age 81.7,2


1758BirthLingwood, Norfolk2
1781ResidenceAcle, Norfolk3
1781MarriageAcle, Norfolk2
1798Note memo only CR CRAcle, Norfolk6
1840DeathMutford, Suffolk7,2


Elizabeth Allen (1760-1840)


  1. [S338] Ancestry.com.au Ancestry.com, (http://www.ancestry.com.au/) Ancestry Family Trees.
  2. [S500] GEDCOM file created by Peter Schofield, 29 Jan 2012.
  3. [S1073] Norfolk, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1940 Ancestry.com, (www.ancestry.com) Name: James Manthorpe; Gender: Male; Marriage Date: 12 Jul 1781; Marriage Place: Acle, Norfolk, England; Search Photos: Search for 'Acle' in the UK City, Town and Village Photos collection; Phillimore Ecclesiastical Parish Map: ; View this parish; Spouse: Elizabeth Allen.
  4. [S1082] Norfolk, England, Church of England Baptism, Marriages, and Burials, 1535-1812 Ancestry.com, (www.ancestry.com) Name: Willm Manthorpe; Gender: Male; Baptism Age: 0; Record Type: Baptism; Birth Date: 27 May 1787; Baptism Date: 23 Sep 1787; Baptism Place: Acle, Norfolk, England; Phillimore Ecclesiastical Parish Map: ; View this parish; Father: James Manthorpe; Mother: Elizabeth Allen.
  5. [S398] National Census for England, 1861 (online image) Name: William Manthorpe; Age: 74; Estimated birth year: 1787; Relation: Head; Spouse's name: Hannah Manthorpe; Gender: Male; Where born: Acle, Norfolk, England; Civil Parish: Herringfleet; County/Island: Suffolk; Country: England; Street address:; Occupation:; Condition as to marriage: ; View image; Registration district: Mutford; Sub-registration district: Lowestoft; ED, institution, or vessel: 16; Neighbors: View others on page; Household schedule number: 2; Piece: 1188; Folio: 78; Page Number: 1.
  6. [S1101] UK, Land Tax Redemption Ancestry.com, Proprietor: Thos Shingles; Tenant: Jas Manthorpe; Residence: Acle, Norfolk, England; Year: 1798; Volume: 3.
  7. [S510] FreeBMD (http://www.freebmd.org.uk/).
  8. [S578] Poll Book / Electoral Register for United Kingdom, 1538-1893 Name: James Manthorpe; Poll Year: 1831; Parish or Rectory: Yarmouth.