My connection to the Balch family is via my grt granny Kathleen (Kate) Balch daughter of Nehemiah Balch who marriied  a Mary Balch was it coincidence or were they cousins?


Nehemiah Balch born 1829 South Brewham Somerset (son of Nehemiah Balch and Mary Hurley )married Mary Balch b 1836 North Brewham Somerset

Marriage*1863=Wincanton Somerset

Children of Nehemiah and Mary:-


William John Balch 28 Feb 1864 s/o Nehemiah Balch,Mary Balch Radipole

Mary Balch        15 Oct 1865 d/o   Nehemiah Balch,Mary Balch Radipole

George Balch 18 Jan 1867 s/o   Nehemiah Balch,Mary Balch Radipole

Kathleen Balch 19 Jan 1868 d/o  Nehemiah Balch,Mary Balch Radipole

Stephen Balch b 1870 Radipole died 1871 Radipole Weymouth.


Census*1851 Weymouth

BALSTON, Catherine Head Widow 62   b 1789 Lady & Landed Proprietor Portesham, Dorset

Edith Harris 62

Sophia Roberts 27

Charlotte Fountain 21

Elizabeth Morey 24

Hannah Gilland 18

Nehemiah Balch 22 Servant/coachman

John Critchell 35



Catherine Balston 72

Jane Lord 56

Edith Harris 72

Charlotte Towntain 30

Mary Gill 20

Mary Wilkins 28

Maria Charles 18

Georgiana Parmiter 17

Nehemiah Balch 30 Servant/coachman

Alfred Groves 19


1871*Radipole Weymouth

Mary Baulsh 34 Widow  (Mary lost her son and husband in 1871)

William J Baush 7

Mary Baulsh 5

Kate Baulsh 3  (Married George Cuff)

Steven Baulsh 10 Months (died not long after this census was taken)


1881*South Brewham, Somerset

Solomon Green abt 1840 Bruham, Somerset, England Head

Mary Green   abt 1838 Bruham, Somerset, England Wife

Kate Balch abt 1868 Weymouth, Dorset, England Step Daughter

Ida M. Howard abt 1880 Bruham, Somerset, England Boarder


1891*South Brewham, Somerset

Solomon Green 52

Mary Green 54


1901*South Brewham, Somerset

Solomon Green 67

Mary Green 62



CUFF, George Percival Head Married 49 1862 General Labourer Shapwick Dorset

CUFF, Kathleen (Nee Balch) Wife Married 24 years 42 1869 Weymouth Dorset

CUFF, Annie Elsie Jane Daughter Single 20 1891 Brixham Somerset

CUFF, Rose Marion Daughter Single 18 1893 Parkstone

CUFF, Daisy Ida Daughter Single 16 1895 Parkstone

CUFF, George Percival Son Single 12 1899 Parkstone

GREEN, Mary Mother Of The Wife Grandma Widow 75 1836 Parkstone