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"Know all men by these presents, that we George Dutton of Coddington in the County and Diocese of Chester, farmer, and Robert Ruscoe of Aldersey in the same county, farmer, are holden and firmly bound unto the Right Reverend Father in God Henry William Bishop of Chester in the sum of five hundred pounds... Sealed with our seals, and dated the thirteenth day ...


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Marriage Bonds (as seen here) are part of the process of applying for a Marriage License. The issue for the authorities is that no banns are read publicly, hence no opportunity for anyone to say, "Hey, those two shouldn't marry." To balance this out, the Marriage License increases the impact of any "illegal" marriage effectively by imposing a massive penalty ...


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First, Sarah Penrod is indicated as living in 1807 by the property description saying that adjacent to the west of the property being deeded is "the messuage, land of plantation whereon Mrs. Sarah Penrod now lives and occupies". There is nothing indicating when Sarah Penrod's death may have taken place. The last paragraph, made in 1812, has nothing to do ...


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No, it is dangerous to speculate that Joseph may have been the father. Although it is not stated what these "papers" are, I suspect these records are bastardy bonds. Joseph was simply a bondsman. Bastardy bonds existed to prevent the parish from having to pay for the upkeep of an illegitimate child. Typically the bastardy bond would bind the reputed father (...


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It is difficult question because of the not well working archive system in Russia. I believe that such books are hold in the "Российском Государственном историческом архиве Дальнего Востока" in the Vladivostok. Their e-mail is rgiadv@vladivostok.ru Another option is State Archive of Kamchatskiy Kray: http://www.rusarchives.ru/state/kamchatskiy-kray/...


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Have you tried FreeREG this lists all the PR's that they have currently transcribed and also has links to other sites that may have what you are looking for. Also the Forebears site has lots of alternative links to try. Also yesterday Ancestry released a load of Gloucestershire PR's on their site. As they are so new have you checked these yet?


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Some new evidence came to light very recently. A William Sanderson, Tobacconist, of 18 Great Turnstile, Holborn, Middlesex, left a PCC will which was proved 10 June 1852. In the will he mentions brothers Charles James Sanderson, George Henry Sanderson and Edwin Sanderson. Given the occupation of William, it seems almost certain that he is the brother of the ...


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Population Studies from Parish Registers, a selection of readings from Local Population Studies, edited by Michael Drake (Local Population Studies, 1982, ISBN 0 9503951 7 X) contains a number of papers concerning this problem. Bessie Maltby found that in Easingwold (NRY) in the period from 1644-1812 3% of partners were from a parish over 20 miles away. In ...


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Hyde Park is part of the City of Westminster which has its own archive (https://www.westminster.gov.uk/archives) and so the majority of the records, particularly the parish registers, will not be found in the London Metropolitan Archives (LMA) although there are exceptions. FindMyPast (https://www.findmypast.co.uk/ subscription required) has the collection ...


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Do away with the perception that our ancestors didn't travel far. Especially by the nineteenth century there were several forms of transportation. Horse and carriage would of course be most common, but with the advent of the railways and expansion of roads, transportation over longer distances became easier and more accessible. People also walked long ...


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The term "covenant servant" would simply refer to the fact that John was bound under some sort of contract to work for John Lang. This was probably an informal agreement, and unless you are extremely lucky I doubt it left a surviving paper trail. It may have been important to note this because the fact that it was contracted employment is evidence in support ...


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I agree with @PolyGeo that it says "County and Diocese of Chester" which would suggest we are dealing Coddington, Cheshire. I think what you are looking at here is a Marriage Bond where the money posted is a surety that would be forfeit if the marriage didn't take place or was subsequently nullified but would otherwise presumably be returned at some point. ...


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Today FindMyPast announced: Wales Parish Registers We’ve added a substantial tranche of new records to our exclusive collection of Welsh county baptisms, marriages, banns and burials. One of the first things that I looked for was the marriage of Henry Hughes (1780-1820) the Printer of Brecon and I found it at Llanelieu/Llaneliw: Henry Hughes ...


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I can suggest two avenues of exploration: Newspapers of the period accessed (e.g.) via The British Newspaper Archive or (for Wales) via Welsh Newspapers at the National Library of Wales. There may have been news items, advertisments, information about property transactions relevant to the founding of the business... Powys Archives which could hold ...


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I have an account over at ancestry.com: I entered the information you provided, and up came the following result: You might consider signing up on ancestry.com and beginning that amazing journey. It can be a great deal of hard work, but it is so rewarding. You have a great connection to your heritage, just in the search for this one person!


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Here it is again in 1809: And in 1810: In 1811: So it appears that Bethuel is correct. Bethuel is an Aramean name from the bible.


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I am planning to post separate answers for John and William, because there are several of each baptised at Okehampton in this period. This answer will examine whether John's life post-baptism may shed any light on whether his parents have both been correctly named there. In the 10 year period either side of 1800 there were four John Milman baptisms at ...


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I have not yet sighted the original document but I now know where it is located and that the bond value was £100. Reference: RO/4218 Description: Eliz. Jenkin, single, now with child. Bond: Wm. Hockin, lab., Rich. Hockin, cordwainer, Jos. Billin, taylor. £100. Date: 24 Nov. 1806 Held by: Cornwall Record Office, not available at The National Archives


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I am related down from George Dutton of Coddington , Farmer.. he was mentioned as a beneficiary on last will and testament for Joseph Capper of London Kennington along with my relatives Richard and Joseph Dutton of Rosemary Lane. This George Dutton of Coddington marrying Anne Davies I believe could be his son or grandson if born 1766 , as my Richard and ...


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This is not a complete answer but I just found the Reports from committees of the House of Commons: which have been printed by order of the House, and are not inserted in the journals; reprinted by order of the House, Volume 12 in 1803 which has on page 346 the text below: The Prisoners of War Department of the Transport Office employed three clerks with ...


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