Bean Family History by Willoughby John Bean
When S.E. Bean married  his friend Billy Newman was agent for W. Quincey and he turned over to S.E. Bean the agency as well as the tenancy of New Hall, Little Wigborough and which was very very generous. farming on heavy land did not require much tuition in those days. Samuel Edwin Bean moved from New Hall to Peldon Hall at some date subsequent to 1827.
I do not know how many of his children were born at Wigborough but they were all brought up at Peldon, neither do I know precisely the order in which they were born, but it was something like this - Edwin Samuel (note the names are transposed in this case), John, Henry, William Newman, Fanny (Mrs Carter), Emily (spinster lived to be 96 was considered delicate in her young time and always wor a shawl to my recollection) Willoughby (helped S.E.B. in his last years to farm and farmed Peldon Hall for one year on his own after S.E.B. died and then died himself ...
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