Skip to main content

Questions tagged [1730s]

For questions about research in the decade from 1730 to 1739. If the question is not only specific to this decade, use the 18th-century tag.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
1 vote
0 answers
27 views

Transcribing Weidelbach entry from 1735

I have another entry that's quite difficult to read, and for which I could use some help with transcription. So far, I have: Catharina Elisabetha. Joh. [?] Schwei- tzers und Anna Elisabetha [?]in ...
BrianFreud's user avatar
  • 1,013
5 votes
2 answers
178 views

Grandmother as spinster? (Staffordshire, 1736)

In her 1736 Staffordshire will, a woman named Mary Simpson named her grandson (John Bourne) executor. Bourne requested a proxy (George Hand), and in the proxy request, officials referred to Simpson ...
tepary66's user avatar
  • 121
2 votes
2 answers
143 views

Interpreting "married by Licence as I am credibly informed" on 1732 Gloucestershire marriage record?

My 5th great grandfather Edward Chichester was buried at Leighland, Old Cleeve, Somerset, England on 4 May 1823, aged 89, which puts his birth year at about 1734, and I am trying to identify his birth ...
PolyGeo's user avatar
  • 11.2k
2 votes
1 answer
566 views

No first name on baptism record?

I'm looking at the indexed record of a Drumond, son of Walter Drumond and Jennat Mcneil, baptised 07 September 1732 in Drymen, Stirling, Scotland. This record strikes me as unusual, as there was no ...
PearsonArtPhoto's user avatar