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Marriages pre 1837?

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Tawny

Tawny Report 5 Mar 2013 20:21

I am wondering if anyone could tell me how I might be able to find a marriage pre 1837?

My 4x great grandad John Clarke was born around 1800 and was christened on the 25th of May 1800 in Adstock, Bucks. His first child James was born in 1818 in Great Berkhampstead, Herts. According to the 1841 census John is married to a woman called Elizabeth who was born in Water End, Herts also around 1800.

Does anyone know how I might be able to find John and Elizabeths marriage?

Tawny

Mike *

Mike * Report 5 Mar 2013 20:33

Have you looked on www.familysearch.org ?


Was James's mother definitely Elizabeth ?

Found this one ...

name: James Clarke
gender: Male
christening date: 07 Aug 1818
christening place: LITTLE BERKHAMPSTEAD,HERTFORD,ENGLAND
:
death date: 17 Aug 1818 <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
:
father's name: John Clarke

mother's name: Susan


EDIT :
Not this one then if your James married in 1840
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Mike *

Mike * Report 5 Mar 2013 20:35

Maybe Elizabeth was John's 2nd wife


MARRIAGE

name: John Clark
spouse's name: Susan Pearce
event date: 14 Sep 1817
event place: Bayford,Hertford,England
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Tawny

Tawny Report 5 Mar 2013 20:41

James' mother was not definitely Elizabeth. Elizabeth is the mother of my 3x great grandfather Daniel who was born in Little Gaddesden, Herts in 1839. James was Johns first child and Daniel his last child.


I have Johns children as James 1818, William 1821, Charles 1824, Sophia 1826, John 1828, Ellen 1830, Thomas 1833, George 1835 and Daniel 1839.
James and William were born in Great Berkhampstead all the subsequent children were born in Little Gaddesden.

Tawny

Mike *

Mike * Report 5 Mar 2013 21:05

The James born 7 Aug 1822 died 17h Aug, just 10 days old.

Do you know if that is the right James ?

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Elizabeth appears to be the mother of Sophie

name: Sophy Clarke
gender: Female
christening date: 18 Feb 1827
christening place: LITTLE GADDESDEN,HERTFORD,ENGLAND

father's name: John Clarke

:mother's name: Elizabeth

Tawny

Tawny Report 5 Mar 2013 21:07

James married Mary Garment in 1840 in Little Gaddesden and they went on to have at least four children.

Tawny

Mike *

Mike * Report 5 Mar 2013 21:09


name: William Clarke
gender: Male
christening date: 05 Jan 1822
christening place: GREAT BERKHAMPSTEAD,HERTFORD,ENGLAND
birth date: 14 Dec 1821

father's name: John Clarke
mother's name: Elizabeth

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name: Charles Clarke
gender: Male
christening date: 17 Oct 1824
christening place: LITTLE GADDESDEN,HERTFORD,ENGLAND
:
father's name: John Clarke
mother's name: Elizabeth

Mike *

Mike * Report 5 Mar 2013 21:14

I assume you have Daniel's birh certifiate so you will know his mother's maiden name.

Is this his parents marriage ?


name: John Clark
spouse's name: Elizabeth Whitlock
:
event date: 04 Apr 1819
event place: Redbourn,Hertford,England

Tawny

Tawny Report 5 Mar 2013 21:18

Still waiting on Daniels birth cert though I have ordered it

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 6 Mar 2013 07:58

Baptism
Baptism Day:4
Baptism Month:Aug
Baptism Year:1839
Forenames(s):Daniel
Surname:Clarke
Father's Forename(s):John
Father's Occupation:Sawyer
Mother's Forename(s):Elizabeth
Mother's Surname:
Birth Day:
Birth Month:
Birth Year:
Page:58
Place:Little Gaddesden
County:Hertfordshire
Record source:Hertfordshire Baptisms - Transcripts
Data provider:Hertfordshire Archives & Local Studies


(a lot of above is on Find My Past website, they look to be in process of adding Herts. Records, but at the moment don't seem able to view actual images!)

Chris :)

Tawny

Tawny Report 6 Mar 2013 09:59

That is Daniels christening.

Thank you

Tawny

Tawny Report 16 Mar 2013 18:06

I now have Daniels birth cert which says his mothers maiden name was Elizabeth Chappel. However I have still been unable to find her marriage and wondered if anyone else could find it?

Tawny

BeverleyW

BeverleyW Report 16 Mar 2013 18:15

Name: John Clark
Birth Date:
Birthplace:
Age:
Spouse's Name: Elizabeth Chappel
Spouse's Birth Date:
Spouse's Birthplace:
Spouse's Age:
Event Date: 20 Sep 1818
Event Place: Ivinghoe,Buckingham,England


(familysearch.org)

Tawny

Tawny Report 16 Mar 2013 18:41

Thank you for finding John and Elizabeth's marriage.

Tawny

BeverleyW

BeverleyW Report 16 Mar 2013 18:45

You're welcome :-)