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Martha Lee

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gatelady

gatelady Report 7 May 2013 01:14

Martha Lee b 1784 Wirksworth Derbyshire, d 1855, parents- John Lee b1748 d 1829, spouse Elizabeth Ashover b1750 Derbyshire d1822 Derbyshire.
My problem is Martha husband- I have 2 different spellings of his surname, Anthony Bettison b 1780 Derbyshire d 1855 Derbyshire married 1803 Alfreton,
and- Anthony Battison, as the same details.
Can anybody tell me the correct surname please ?
thank you .
Pam :-S

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 7 May 2013 01:56

Name: Martha Lee
Gender: Female
Christening Date: Jul 1784
Christening Place: WIRKSWORTH,DERBY,ENGLAND
Father's Name: John Lee
Mother's Name: Elizabeth
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C05949-1
System Origin: England-ODM
GS Film number: 428955, 498146, 498147, 498148

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 7 May 2013 01:58

Marth Lee, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

Name: Anthony Bettison
Birth Date:
Birthplace:
Age:
Spouse's Name: Marth Lee
Event Date: 1803
Event Place: Alfreton, Derby, England
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M04627-2
System Origin: England-VR
GS Film number: 496707
Reference ID: 2:3QDN13D

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 7 May 2013 02:44

Thomas Bettison
England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
christening: 25 Oct 1812 ALFRETON,DERBY,ENGLAND
parents:Anthony Bettison, Martha

Ann Bettison
England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
christening: 16 Mar 1805 ALFRETON,DERBY,ENGLAND
parents:Anthony Bettison, Martha

Hannah Bettison
England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
christening: 11 Dec 1808 ALFRETON,DERBY,ENGLAND
parents:Anthony Bettison, Martha

Samuel Bettison
England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
christening: 02 May 1819 ALFRETON,DERBY,ENGLAND
parents:Anthony Bettison, Martha

Robert Bettison
England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
christening: 04 Feb 1821 ALFRETON,DERBY,ENGLAND
parents:Anthony Bettison, Martha

Francis Bettison
England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
christening: 12 Feb 1804 ALFRETON,DERBY,ENGLAND
parents:Anthony Bettison

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 7 May 2013 02:45

Name: Samuel Bettison
Birth Date: 1819
Birthplace:
Age: 20
Spouse's Name: Hannah Dooley
Spouse's Birth Date: 1821
Spouse's Birthplace:
Spouse's Age: 18
Event Date: 30 Nov 1839
Event Place: Alfreton,Derby,England
Father's Name: Antony Bettison
Spouse's Father's Name: Robert Dooley
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M04627-3
System Origin: England-ODM
GS Film number: 1041620

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 7 May 2013 02:47

Thomas Bettison, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

Name: Thomas Bettison
Spouse's Name: Fanny Severns
Event Date: 05 Nov 1844
Event Place: Alfreton,Derby,England
Father's Name: Antony Bettison
Spouse's Father's Name: James Reave
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M04627-3
System Origin: England-ODM
GS Film number: 1041620

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 7 May 2013 02:49

Name: Fancis Bettison
Age (Original): 76
Gender: Male
Birth Year: 1805
Birthplace: Alferton, Derbyshire, England
Relationship to Head of Household: Father
Marital Status: Widower
Occupation: (Out Of Employment)
Address: 5 Cinder Road
Event Place: Alfreton, Derbyshire, England
Disability:
Record Type: Household
GS Film number: 1341817
Affiliate Publication Number: RG11
Piece/Folio: 3417 / 26
Page Number: 4
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Head William Bettison M 42 Somercotes, Derbyshire, England
Wife Eliza Bettison F 39 Nottingham
Son Robert Bettison M 13 Somercotes, Derbyshire, England
Son Frank Bettison M 10 Somercotes, Derbyshire, England
Daughter Harriet Bettison F 5 Somercotes, Derbyshire, England
Daughter Ellen Bettison F 2 Somercotes, Derbyshire, England
Father Fancis Bettison M 76 Alferton, Derbyshire, England

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 7 May 2013 02:50

Name: Thomas Bettison
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1871
Gender: Male
Age: 60
Relationship to Head of Household: Lodger
Birthplace: Alfreton, Derbyshire
Schedule Type: Household
Registration District: Belper
Sub-District: Alfreton
Parish: Alfreton
County: Derbyshire

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 7 May 2013 02:53

Name: Robert Bettison
Age (Original): 61
Gender: Male
Birth Year: 1820
Birthplace: Alfreton, Derbyshire, England
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Marital Status: Married
Occupation: Coal Miner
Address: Nottingham Rd
Event Place: Alfreton, Derbyshire, England
Disability:
Record Type: Household
GS Film number: 1341817
Affiliate Publication Number: RG11
Piece/Folio: 3417 / 20
Page Number: 31
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Head Robert Bettison M 61 Alfreton, Derbyshire, England
Wife Elizabeth Bettison F 61 Alfreton, Derbyshire, England
Son Albert Bettison M 22 Alfreton, Derbyshire, England
Daughter Lydia Bettison F 19 Alfreton, Derbyshire, England

SylviaInCanada

SylviaInCanada Report 7 May 2013 04:26

Pam


you have to remember that very few of our ancestors were literate ......... and even many wealthy people were not much better


Thus, we all face the problem of mis-spellings of names.

Some of it is due to differences in pronunciation ........... think different dialects

Some due to barely literate recorders

Some due to out ancestors being unable to read or write, and thus unable to to check spellings in records.


Sometimes you just have to accept the most commonly used one!

I tend to think Parish Records ........ ie, baptisms and marriages ........... MIGHT be the most accurate before 1837. That's based on the idea that vicars were able to read and write ....... at least, most of them were!


I'm stuck with at least 6 different versions of my grandmother's family ................ Cottrell, Cotterell, Cottrill, Cotterill, Cottrall, Cotterall. I'm waiting for more versions to pop up!

SylviaInCanada

SylviaInCanada Report 7 May 2013 04:39

I assume this is the family in 1851, from ancestry ...................

1851 Census

Name: Anthony Bettison
Age: 70
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1781
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: M Bettison
Gender: M (Male)
Where born: Pinxton, Derbyshire, England

Civil parish: Alfreton
Ecclesiastical parish: Riddings
County/Island: Derbyshire
Country: England

Registration district: Belper
Sub-registration district: Ripley

Anthony Bettison 70, Coal Miner
M Bettison 68 b.ca 1783, Blackwell, Derbyshire <<<<< an amendment made in 2010 to Martha Bettison
T Bettison 40 b.ca 1811, Alfreton, Derbyshire, Coal Miner <<<<<<< amended in 2010 to Thomas Bettison
A Bettison 28 b.ca 1823, Birchwood, Derbyshire <<<<< amended in 2010 to Ann Bettison


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Pallot's Marriage Index for England: 1780 - 1837 about Anthony Bettison

Name: Anthony Bettison
Spouse: Marth Lee
Marriage Date: 1803
Parish: Alfreton


Marth Lee was amended in 2013 to Martha


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There WAS an Anthony Battison born in Yorkshire, who died in the late 18th century


However, all the records are showing that your man was BEttison ................. despite what the ancestry trees are saying.


Remember that ancestry trees are not at all reliable ................ people take information from one tree, do not check whether or not it is correct, and it passes on from one to the next.



I would most definitely take the church records and the censuses over an ancestry tree :-D

gatelady

gatelady Report 7 May 2013 12:56

Thank you so much Ann and Sylviain, , you have both done wonders, so grateful to you both. I take on board the advise given.
A very big thankyou
Pam
:-D :-D