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James Downing

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Sharon

Sharon Report 6 Feb 2013 14:05

Hi, I am trying to find out the parents of James Downing, born approx 1799 alphington, werrington, devon. I know that James married Jane Harvey but i wondered if i get their marriage certificate willl it have their parents name on it ?

Thanks Sharon

safc

safc Report 6 Feb 2013 14:10

groom's name: James Downing
groom's birth date:
groom's birthplace:
groom's age:
bride's name: Jane Harvey
bride's birth date:
bride's birthplace:
bride's age:
marriage date: 29 Aug 1824
marriage place: Saint Mary Major,Exeter,Devon,England
groom's father's name:
groom's mother's name:
bride's father's name:
bride's mother's name:
groom's race:
groom's marital status:
groom's previous wife's name:
bride's race:
bride's marital status:
bride's previous husband's name:
indexing project (batch) number: M05100-1
system origin: England-ODM
source film number: 917103
reference number:

Catherine

Catherine Report 6 Feb 2013 14:10

for ref:-

1841 England Census about James Downing
Name: James Downing
Age: 40
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1801
Gender: Male
Where born: Devon, England
Civil parish: Alphington
Hundred: Wonford
County/Island: Devon
Country: England
Street Address:

Occupation: Road Contractor

Registration district: St Thomas
Sub-registration district: Alphington
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 262
Book: 2
Folio: 7
Page Number: 8
Household Members:
Name Age
James Downing 40
Jane Downing 37
William Downing 11
James Downing 8
Jane Downing 5
Thomas Downing 3 Mo
Agnes Ball 15
Jane Blan 15


...............marriage cert. won't help unless they were married before 1837 as they didn't exist until then.


1851 England Census about James Downing
Name: James Downing
Age: 52
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1799
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Jane Downing
Gender: M (Male)
Where born: Werrington, Devon, England
Civil parish: Alphington
County/Island: Devon
Country: England
Street Address:

Occupation: Farmer of 20acres employing 3 men and (Road Contractor)

Registration district: St Thomas
Sub-registration district: St Thomas
ED, institution, or vessel: 1b
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 100
Piece: 1867
Folio: 252
Page Number: 24
Household Members:
Name Age
James Downing 52
Jane Downing 48
William Downing 21
Jane Downing 15
Thomas Downing 10
John Rowe 19

Catherine

Catherine Report 6 Feb 2013 14:14

??

James Downing, "England, Plymouth and West Devon, Parish Registers, 1538-1912"

name: James Downing
event: Baptism
event date: 1804
event place: Devon
age:
estimated birth year:
spouse:
archival reference: 166/9
digital folder number: 004634107
Citing this Record

"England, Plymouth and West Devon, Parish Registers, 1538-1912," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KC93-VSW : accessed 06 Feb 2013), James Downing, 1804.

Unfortunately doesn't give any parents names?

Reggie

Reggie Report 6 Feb 2013 14:16

No certs pre-1837

No record on parish registers of any names other than those of the couple marrying, and the witnesses, plus, of course, the Vicar

Have you tried to look for a baptism?

KathleenBell

KathleenBell Report 6 Feb 2013 14:17

This is their marriage but it is before civil registration began so there won't be a certificate and most parish records do not name fathers:-


Groom's Surname: Downing
Groom's Forename: James
Bride's Surname: Harvey
Bride's Forename: Jane
Year: 1824
Month: Aug
Day: 29
Parish: St Mary Major
Town Or City: Exeter
County: Devon
Entry No.:
Notes:
Record source: Devon Marriages - Transcripts
Data provider: Devon Family History Society

Kath. x

Sharon

Sharon Report 6 Feb 2013 14:25

Thanks very much for you the infomation, I will do as Reggie says and try find a baptism record.

Thanks Sharon