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The list below contains members of the Needham family for whom there is further detail.
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Blood line ancestors arranged in date order of male line:
John Needeha. c.1575
Johan

George Needham. c.1600
Martha
John Needham. bap.1637
Jane d.1693
Thomas Needham. bap.1671
Ann Cleaver.
Thomas Needham. bap.1703
Thomas Needham. bap.1739
Susanne bur.1782
Edward Needham. bapt.1779
Ann b.c.1782
William Needham. 1814-1897
Ann Rodwell. b.c.1815
Tom Needham. b.1846
Emma Ball. b.c.1851
George (Fred) Needham. 1875-1951
Louis Henry Needham. 1907-1970
Philip Arthur Needham. 1931-2002

The Ref numbering system:- * represents the blood line, s represents self i.e. Brannon Cope
and w represents wife (of Brannon Cope) f represents father and m represents mother. Therefore *wffm represents Margaret Needham's father's father's mother.

 

The digits are from The D'Aboville System where the number for each generation of the blood line is raised to the next power of 2 ; visit http://saintclair.org/numbers for a more in-depth discussion on genealogical numbering systems.

The table below contains all the known data pertaining to the listed individuals:

John NEEDEHA
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of Siston.
b.c.1575
m. to Johan
and had 5 known children:
1. George NEEDHAM (b.c.1600) m. to Martha
2. John NEEDHAM (b.c.1605)
3. William NEEDHAM (b.c.1605) m. to Elizabeth
4. Thomas (Taylor) NEEDHAM
5. John NEEDHAM.
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Johan
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m. to John NEEDEHA
and had 5 known children:
1. George NEEDHAM (b.c.1600) m. to Martha
2. John NEEDHAM (b.c.1605)
3. William NEEDHAM (b.c.1605) m. to Elizabeth
4. Thomas (Taylor) NEEDHAM
5. John NEEDHAM.
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George NEEDHAM
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son of John NEEDEHA & Johan
Labourer.at Siston.
b.c.1600
m. to Martha
and had 4 known children:
1. George NEEDHAM (:bur.1625)
2. Alice NEEDHAM (bapt.1627)
3. William NEEDHAM (bapt.1633)
4. John NEEDHAM (bapt.03-Apr-1637) m. to Jane.
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Martha
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m. to George NEEDHAM
and had 4 known children:
1. George NEEDHAM (:bur.1625)
2. Alice NEEDHAM (bapt.1627)
3. William NEEDHAM (bapt.1633)
4. John NEEDHAM (bapt.03-Apr-1637) m. to Jane.
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John NEEDHAM
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son of George NEEDHAM & Martha
Silke Weaver.
bapt.03-Apr-1637 in Seiston.
m. to Jane
and had 3 known children:
1. Elizabeth NEEDHAM (bapt.1667)
2. Thomas NEEDHAM (bapt.02-Jan-1671) m.02-Aug-1706 in Seiston. to Ann CLEAVER
3. William NEEDHAM (bapt.1677).
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Jane
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m. to John NEEDHAM
and had 3 known children:
1. Elizabeth NEEDHAM (bapt.1667)
2. Thomas NEEDHAM (bapt.02-Jan-1671) m.02-Aug-1706 in Seiston. to Ann CLEAVER
3. William NEEDHAM (bapt.1677).
d.1693
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Thomas NEEDHAM
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son of John NEEDHAM & Jane
bapt.02-Jan-1671 in Seiston.
m.02-Aug-1706 in Seiston. to Ann CLEAVER
and had one known child:
1. Thomas NEEDHAM (bapt.Apr-1703) m.12-May-1733 in Queniborough. to Mary GODDARD
m.27-Feb-1770 in Queniborough. to Mary SWIFT.
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Ann CLEAVER
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m.02-Aug-1706 in Seiston. to Thomas NEEDHAM
and had one known child:
1. Thomas NEEDHAM (bapt.Apr-1703) m.12-May-1733 in Queniborough. to Mary GODDARD
m.27-Feb-1770 in Queniborough. to Mary SWIFT.
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Thomas NEEDHAM
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(2 partners)
son of Thomas NEEDHAM & Ann CLEAVER bapt. Apr-1703 in Seiston
m.12-May-1733 in Queniborough. to Mary GODDARD
and had 2 known children:
1. John NEEDHAM (bapt.1735:d.1788) m. to Mary
2. Thomas NEEDHAM (bapt.18-Nov-1739) m. to Susanne m.27-Feb-1770 in Queniborough. to Mary SWIFT
no children known.
Sources:
source^90 BT Baptisms & Burials aft.1715 ref:DP83 in Quiniborough
source^267 PR Marriages & Baptisms aft.1710 ref:DP91 in Queniborough
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Thomas NEEDHAM
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son of Thomas NEEDHAM & Mary GODDARD bapt. 18-Nov-1739 in Queniborough.
m. to Susanne
and had 8 known children:
1. Mary NEEDHAM (bapt.31-Jan-1767) m.26-Dec-1786 to Thomas NEAL of Beeby
2. Elizabeth NEEDHAM (bapt.1769) m.
3. James NEEDHAM (bapt.1771)
4. Susanne NEEDHAM (bapt.1772)
5. Thomas NEEDHAM (bapt.1774) m.23-May-1802 in Queniborough. to Mary DAKIN
6. John NEEDHAM (bapt.1776)
7. Edward NEEDHAM (bapt.21-Feb-1779) m. to Ann
8. Alice NEEDHAM (bapt.1781:bur.1788).
Sources:
source^90 BT Baptisms & Burials aft.1715 ref:DP83 in Quiniborough
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Susanne
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m. to Thomas NEEDHAM
and had 8 known children:
1. Mary NEEDHAM (bapt.31-Jan-1767) m.26-Dec-1786 to Thomas NEAL of Beeby
2. Elizabeth NEEDHAM (bapt.1769) m.
3. James NEEDHAM (bapt.1771)
4. Susanne NEEDHAM (bapt.1772)
5. Thomas NEEDHAM (bapt.1774) m.23-May-1802 in Queniborough. to Mary DAKIN
6. John NEEDHAM (bapt.1776)
7. Edward NEEDHAM (bapt.21-Feb-1779) m. to Ann
8. Alice NEEDHAM (bapt.1781:bur.1788).
bur.1782 in Queniborough.
Sources:
source^90 BT Baptisms & Burials aft.1715 ref:DP83 in Quiniborough
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Edward NEEDHAM
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son of Thomas NEEDHAM & Susanne
Age.Lab.at Queniborough, LEI,(1841-1851)
bapt.21-Feb-1779 in P.C. Queniborough,
m. to Ann
and had 7 known children:
1. Thomas NEEDHAM (bapt.1804:bur.1805)
2. Charles NEEDHAM (bapt.1806)
3. Elizabeth NEEDHAM (bapt.1808)
4. Alice NEEDHAM (bapt.1812)
5. William NEEDHAM (b.c.1814:bur.14-Jun-1897) m.11-Oct-1835 in Queniborough, to Ann RODWELL
6. Elizabeth NEEDHAM (bapt.1817)
7. Mary NEEDHAM (b.c.1826).
on Parish Relief 1851
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Ann
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for on Parish Relief 1851.
b.c.1782
m. to Edward NEEDHAM
and had 7 known children:
1. Thomas NEEDHAM (bapt.1804:bur.1805)
2. Charles NEEDHAM (bapt.1806)
3. Elizabeth NEEDHAM (bapt.1808)
4. Alice NEEDHAM (bapt.1812)
5. William NEEDHAM (b.c.1814:bur.14-Jun-1897) m.11-Oct-1835 in Queniborough, to Ann RODWELL
6. Elizabeth NEEDHAM (bapt.1817)
7. Mary NEEDHAM (b.c.1826).
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William NEEDHAM
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son of Edward NEEDHAM & Ann
Age. Lab. at Queniborough, LEI,(1851-1881)
b.c.1814 in Queniborough bapt.17-Jul-1814 in P.C. Queniborough,
m.11-Oct-1835 in Queniborough, to Ann RODWELL
and had 9 known children:
1. Mary NEEDHAM (b.c.1835) m.
2. George NEEDHAM (bapt.1838:bur.1872) m. to Jane
3. Thomas NEEDHAM (bapt.1841:bur.1843)
4. Sarah NEEDHAM (bapt.1843:bur.1859)
5. Tom NEEDHAM (Thomas)(b.16-Oct-1846) m.11-Sep-1870 in All Saints P.C. Leicester. to Emma BALL
6. Henry NEEDHAM (bapt.1850)
7. John Slater NEEDHAM (bapt.1852)
8. David NEEDHAM (bapt.1856)
9. Alfred NEEDHAM (b.c.1861).
address:
Queniborough, LEI,(c.1814-1897)
bur.14-Jun-1897 in Queniborough,
Mentioned in:
Census 07-Jun-1841:Queniborough-William NEEDHAM (Head) age 20 Age. Lab. born LEI
Census 31-Mar-1851:Queniborough-William NEEDHAM Head age 35 Age. Lab. born Queniborough LEI
Census 08-Apr-1861:Queniborough-William NEEDHAM Head age 46 Age. Lab. born Queniborough LEI
Census 02-Apr-1871:Queniborough-William NEEDHAM Head age 56 Age. Lab. born Queniborough LEI
Census 03-Apr-1881:Queniborough-William NEEDHAM Head age 66 Ag Lab born Queniborough LEI
Sources:
source^15 Cert/Marriage District of Leicester 11-Sep-1870 ref: GRO/MB124439 DF15 in PC All Saints, Leicester
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Ann RODWELL
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dau. of John RODWELL & Ann PARKER
Domestic Duties, at Queniborough, LEI,(1851-)
b.c.1815 in Queniborough
m.11-Oct-1835 in Queniborough, to William NEEDHAM
and had 9 known children:
1. Mary NEEDHAM (b.c.1835) m.
2. George NEEDHAM (bapt.1838:bur.1872) m. to Jane
3. Thomas NEEDHAM (bapt.1841:bur.1843)
4. Sarah NEEDHAM (bapt.1843:bur.1859)
5. Tom NEEDHAM (Thomas)(b.16-Oct-1846) m.11-Sep-1870 in All Saints P.C. Leicester. to Emma BALL
6. Henry NEEDHAM (bapt.1850)
7. John Slater NEEDHAM (bapt.1852)
8. David NEEDHAM (bapt.1856)
9. Alfred NEEDHAM (b.c.1861).
address:
Queniborough LEI,(1881-)
Mentioned in:
Census 07-Jun-1841:Queniborough-Ann NEEDHAM age 20 born LEI
Census 31-Mar-1851:Queniborough-Ann NEEDHAM Wife age 34 Domestic Duties born Queniborough LEI
Census 08-Apr-1861:Queniborough-Ann NEEDHAM Wife age 46 born Queniborough LEI
Census 02-Apr-1871:Queniborough-Ann NEEDHAM Wife age 56 born Queniborough LEI
Census 03-Apr-1881:Queniborough-Ann NEEDHAM Wife age 66 born Queniborough LEI
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Tom NEEDHAM (Thomas)
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son of William NEEDHAM & Ann RODWELL
Farmer's Boy,at Queniborough, LEI,(1861-)
Shoe Finisher,at Leicester,(1870-)
b.16-Oct-1846 in Queniborough, bapt.27-Oct-1846 in P.C. Queniborough,
m.11-Sep-1870 in All Saints P.C. Leicester. to Emma BALL
and had 10 known children:
1. Annie NEEDHAM (b.c.1872)
2. George NEEDHAM (b.c.1874)
3. George (Fred) NEEDHAM (b.01-Apr-1875:d.07-Feb-1951) m.26-Dec-1898 in Bond St. Congs. Leicester. to Sarah Ann SNOW
4. Harriett NEEDHAM (b.c.1877)
5. Arthur NEEDHAM (b.c.1878)
6. Harry NEEDHAM (b.c.1880)
7. Albert Edwin NEEDHAM (b.c.1881)
8. Will NEEDHAM
9. Tom NEEDHAM
10. Nellie NEEDHAM.
address:
Burgess Street,Leicester,LEI,(1870-)
Mentioned in:
Census 03-Apr-1881:Leicester All Saints-Ths.NEEDHAM Head age 34 Shoe Finisher born Queniborough LEI
Sources:
source^16 Cert/Birth District of Barrow upon Soar s/d of Syston 16-Oct-1846 ref: GRO/BC876097 DF16 in Queniborough
source^15 Cert/Marriage District of Leicester 11-Sep-1870 ref:GRO/MB124439 DF15 in PC All Saints, Leicester
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Emma BALL
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dau.of Thomas BALL
b.c.1851
m.11-Sep-1870 in All Saints P.C. Leicester. to Tom NEEDHAM (Thomas)
and had 10 known children:
1. Annie NEEDHAM (b.c.1872)
2. George NEEDHAM (b.c.1874)
3. George (Fred) NEEDHAM (b.01-Apr-1875:d.07-Feb-1951) m.26-Dec-1898 in Bond St. Congs. Leicester. to Sarah Ann SNOW
4. Harriett NEEDHAM (b.c.1877)
5. Arthur NEEDHAM (b.c.1878)
6. Harry NEEDHAM (b.c.1880)
7. Albert Edwin NEEDHAM (b.c.1881)
8. Will NEEDHAM
9. Tom NEEDHAM
10. Nellie NEEDHAM.
address:
Olive Street Leicester LEI.(1870-)
Mentioned in:
Census 03-Apr-1881:Leicester All Saints-Emma NEEDHAM Wife age 30 Seamstress born Ratby LEI
Sources:
source^15 Cert/Marriage District of Leicester 11-Sep-1870 ref:GRO/MB124439 DF15 in PC All Saints, Leicester
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George (Fred) NEEDHAM
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son of Tom NEEDHAM (Thomas) & Emma BALL
Book Keeper,at Leicester,
b.01-Apr-1875 in Queniborough,
m.26-Dec-1898 in Bond St. Congs. Leicester. to Sarah Ann SNOW
and had 5 known children:
1. a boy NEEDHAM (b.c.1900)
2. Mabel NEEDHAM (b.16-Mar-1901) m. to Bert ASH
3. Harold NEEDHAM (b.24-Nov-1903:d.1968) m. to Lilian KIRK
4. Louis Henry NEEDHAM (b.06-Jan-1907:d.12-Jul-1970) m.12-Oct-1929 in Hinckley Rd., Congs., Leicester, to Emily Eliza SMITH
5. Cyril NEEDHAM (b.08-Jan-1912:d.1960) m. to Mary WILLIAMS.
address:
6 Durham Street Leicester LEI (1881-)
30 Chartley Rd.,Leicester,(-1929)
55 Kirkland Rd.,Leicester,(1929-1949)
Scarborough,ERY,(1949-1951)
d.07-Feb-1951 in Scalby, Yorkshire,
Mentioned in:
Census 03-Apr-1881:Leicester All Saints-Fred NEEDHAM Son age 6 Scholar born Leicester LEI
Sources:
source^14 Cert/Birth District of Leicester s/d of West 01-Apr-1875 ref: GRO/BXA091858 DF14 in Durham St, Leicester
source^13 Cert/Marriage District of Leicester 26-Dec-1898 ref:GRO/MX411271 DF13 in Bond St, Chapel(Congs), Leicester
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Louis Henry NEEDHAM
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son of George (Fred) NEEDHAM & Sarah Ann SNOW
Engineer Fitter,at Leicester,
HM Armed Forces,(1941-1946)
Hosiery Mach.Operator,at Narborough,LEC,
b.06-Jan-1907 in Leicester,
educated at:
Leicester,
m.12-Oct-1929 in Hinckley Rd., Congs., Leicester, to Emily Eliza SMITH
and had 2 known children:
1. Philip Arthur NEEDHAM (b.03-Aug-1931:d.25-Dec-2002) m.20-Feb-1954 in P.C. of St. John The Baptist, Enderby. to Jean Bryan IRELAND
2. Margaret Rita NEEDHAM (b.19-Feb-1936:d.05-Feb-1995) m.27-Jul-1957 in Dumbleton Ave. Congs. Leicester. to Brannon COPE.
address:
30 Chartley Rd.,Leicester,(1907-1935)
222 Leicester Rd.,Narborough,LEI.(1935-1970)
d.12-Jul-1970 in Royal Infirmary, Leicester, bur.(crem.) 1970 in Gilroes Cemetery, Groby Rd., Leicester,
Sources:
source^12 Cert/Marriage District of Leicester 12-Oct-1929 ref:LRO/D5764-8 DF12 in Westcotes (Congs), Hinckley Rd, Leicester
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Philip Arthur NEEDHAM
ref: 6.1
son of Louis Henry NEEDHAM & Emily Eliza SMITH
Telephone Eng. rt.
b.03-Aug-1931 in Leicester,
bapt.1931 in Westcotes Congs., Leicester,
m.20-Feb-1954 in P.C. of St. John The Baptist, Enderby. to Jean Bryan IRELAND
and had 2 known children:
1. Jill Patricia NEEDHAM (b.28-Dec-1957) m.22-Sep-1979 in All Saints' P.C., Narborough. to Brian Francis MAXTED
m.15-Feb-1990 in Bedford. to Damien AINSCOUGH
2. Peter Richard NEEDHAM (b.13-Nov-1961) m.28-Feb-1987 in St. Peter's P.C. Sharnbrook. to Fiona DILLON.
address:
222 Leicester Rd., Narboruogh, LEI,
Enderby, LEI,
Groby, LEI,
Sharnbrook, BED,
d.25-Dec-2002 in Sharnbrook, BED

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