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Chippenham Death record - HOOD

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Sheryl Report 7 Oct 2012 01:41

Hi there, I've found 2 possible death records on Free BMD for my gggrandfather William Hood. One is in Dec quarter 1845 Vol 8, Page 173. Second is March quarter 1849 Vol 8 Page 216. I wondered if someone could possibly check these for me to see which might be the one I'm after so I can order the right certificate. I haven't been able to find a birth or christening record for him either but think he would have been born around 1780,s. He married Elizabeth Vines at Bremhill on 3 Oct 1812. They appear to have lived most of their married life in Chippenham & had 4 sons Thomas, Henry, Alfred & George. Any help in identifying the correct record would be much appreciated.
Regards Sheryl in NZ


jax Report 7 Oct 2012 01:56

Hi Sheryl welcome to the boards

The only way of finding out is by purchasing the one can view them

Only other way is finding a burial, I have looked but not seeing one for that time


jax Report 7 Oct 2012 02:08

Have you found him on the 1841 census?


LindaB Report 7 Oct 2012 03:10

Sorry Sheryl...not much help..

Only narrowing down the 2 deaths a little..

William who died in 1845 was 68 years old and the death in 1849 William was 61 from Wiltshirebmd.



jax Report 7 Oct 2012 04:57

Well done Linda

Not seeing any William's that match those on the 1841

How do you know he died in the 1840s?

I take it this is'nt him?

Household transcription
1841 census

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Person: HOOD, William
Address: Westrop, Corsham

HOOD, William M 45 1796 Wiltshire VIEW
HOOD, Elizebeth F 45 1796 Wiltshire VIEW
HOOD, Thomas M 15 1826 Wiltshire VIEW
HOOD, James M 10 1831 Wiltshire VIEW
HOOD, Mary F 8 1833 Wiltshire VIEW

The ages for William and Elizabeth could be rounded down


Sheryl Report 8 Oct 2012 20:51

Hi Jax & Linda, Thank you so much for your replies. I haven't been able to find this
Hood family in the 1841 census. The youngest son was chistened in Chippenham in 1834 & William's wife Elizabeth was listed in the 1851 census as a widow. I haven't been able to find a burial record either. Oh well I'll keep looking. Thanks once again. It's nice to know there are people out there willing to listen & help.
Regards Sheryl


Reggie Report 8 Oct 2012 22:51

For INFO.........1851

Name: George Hood
Age: 15
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1836
Relation: Son
Mother's Name: Elizabeth Hood
Gender: M (Male)
Where born: Chippenham, Wiltshire, England
Civil parish: Chippenham
County/Island: Wiltshire
Country: England

Registration district: Chippenham
Sub-registration district: Castle Combe
ED, institution, or vessel: 3f
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 39
Piece: 1836
Folio: 580
Page Number: 15
Household Members:
Name Age
Elizabeth Hood 58
Henry Hood 32
George Hood 15


Sheryl Report 10 Oct 2012 00:53

Thanks for your efforts Reggie. This is helpful info to have.
Regards Sheryl :-)

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 10 Oct 2012 09:50

Fathers forenames:William
Mothers forenames:Elizabeth
Birth day:
Birth month:
Birth year:
Abode:Landsend Langley
Description:St Andrew
Record source:Wiltshire Baptisms (pre-1852)

On 1841 for a search, Chippenham, Wiltshire, (no names added) brings up about 4 pages of NK...these need going through, family could be amongst them!.

Chris :)


Sheryl Report 12 Oct 2012 05:30

Thanks for the baptism record Chris. The abode is interesting as I hadn't come across that before. Will have to Google it.
Regards Sheryl :-)