History of the Bean Family Page 20.
Joseph Alfred Bean - Uncle Joe. Eleventh child of Samuel Bean. Married Emma Eliza Wood, a niece of Col. White who was her guardian. Her father was in the Army Medical Service. Joseph Alfred Bean was also in the Army Medical service and took his M.D. before going to India. He died at Mangalore in 1862 leaving his wife with 2 children. His son, Arthur William was a Lieutenant 1st Batt. Royal Berks Regt., and was in the Battle of Tel-El-Kebir. His health broke down in the Egyptian climate with fever and he was sent home and died 2 Dec 1886 at 30, St Charles Sq. London - aged 27.
Alexander Bean (My Father CFB) 7th child of Edwin Samuel Bean was born 21 Feb 1819 at Wigborough. He married Eliza Henrietta May of West Mersea 26 Oct 1852 at old St Pancras Church, London. He died 21 May 1886 at the 'Firs', West Mersea and was buried in Little Wigborough churchyard beside the graves of his brother Algernon and his sister Eleanor, aged 67. My mother died at Whitchurch Hants, at the residence of her daughter and son in law, Dr Edward Burgess, after 3 days illness and was interred there in the same grave where her son Harry also lies.
Photo: Mersea Museum
Image ID FBN_043
Category 1 Families-->Bean / May
Category 2 Places-->Wigborough
This image is part of the Mersea Island Museum Collection.