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Annie Report 28 Feb 2018 15:24

Were all children baptised ? strange question I know !Thanks


Nyx Report 28 Feb 2018 15:31

No is the short answer :-) But then again lack of a record doesn't mean they weren't.


Annie Report 28 Feb 2018 16:24

thank you


KathleenBell Report 28 Feb 2018 17:17

Are you looking for anyone in particular? Maybe we can help if you give us a name and approximate year of birth.

Kath. x


SylviaInCanada Report 28 Feb 2018 19:27

No, many children were not baptised

This could be because the parents could not afford it, or there was no parish priest where they lived ............... many churches in remote places did not have an incumbent but relied on a travelling priest to visit occasionally

BUT they could be baptised at a later date .............

some parents baptised several children at once, which could be because of the travelling priest, or because it was cheaper.

A child might be baptised before starting work, so around age 7, 8 or 10; or they might be baptised just before they married.

You should always check for late baptisms.

Plus of course a child might be baptised in a non-conformist church, including RC, Quaker, Methodist, etc.


Annie Report 28 Feb 2018 22:46

I am looking for the baptism of Alice Boulton born on 29 June 1899 possibly Staffordshire or Derbyshire
Any help appreciated but don't think they had a lot of money so maybe not there


greyghost Report 28 Feb 2018 22:54

What was her full name, who were her parents and where were the family living.


Annie Report 28 Feb 2018 23:26

Alice Henrietta Boulton
John Boulton/Alice Wheildon
living at Albert Street Nottingham /1901 census but says she was born in Staffordshire
mother born Staffordshire too but lived in Derbyshire
sorry this is all I have so far
Thank you


SylviaInCanada Report 1 Mar 2018 00:35

where did you get her date of birth from??


SylviaInCanada Report 1 Mar 2018 00:37

FWIW ..............

John and Alice's marriage

Marriages Jun 1899 (>99%)
Boulton John Stone 6b 53
Wheildon Alice Stone 6b 53

Stone is in Staffordshire


SylviaInCanada Report 1 Mar 2018 00:45

so this is the 1901 Census??

1901 Census

William Corden Head Married Male 41 1860 Rocester, Staffordshire, England Ordinary Agricultural Labourer
Henrietta Corden Wife Married Female 42 1859 Worcestershire, England
Alice Bolton Step Daughter Married Female 20 1881 Stubwood, Staffordshire, England
William Wheilden Step Son Single Male 14 1887 Stubwood, Staffordshire, England Farm Lad
Henrietta Wheilden Step Daughter Single Female 13 1888 Prestwood, Staffordshire, England
Edith Wheilden Step Daughter Single Female 9 1892 Stubwood, Staffordshire, England
Frederick Wheilden Step Son Single Male 8 1893 Burton on Trent, Staffordshire, England
Alice H Bolton Grand Child - Female 1 1900 Burton on Trent, Staffordshire, England

Address:- Mapperley, Albert Street West Dale Lane, Gedling, Basford, Nottinghamshire, England


SylviaInCanada Report 1 Mar 2018 00:47

I cannot find a birth registration for her, under either Boulton/Bolton or Wheildon.

have you found it?


safc Report 1 Mar 2018 01:05

this could be worth buying

Births Dec 1899 (>99%)

Whieldon Alice Cheadle 6b 333


SylviaInCanada Report 1 Mar 2018 02:54

I saw that one on GRO, but the mother's maiden name is different????

GRO Reference: 1899 D Quarter in CHEADLE Volume 06B Page 333

??Parents' marriage?

Marriages Dec 1896 (>99%)

Bolas Eliza Hannah Cheadle 6b 521
WHIELDON Joseph Cheadle 6b 521


SylviaInCanada Report 1 Mar 2018 03:06

Joseph and Eliza Wheeldon plus Alice in 1901 ........

1901 Census

Name: Joseph Wheeldon
Age: 31
Estimated birth year: abt 1870
Relation to Head: Head
Gender: Male
Spouse: Eliza Hannah Wheeldon
Birth Place: Ipstones, Staffordshire, England
Civil Parish: Cotton
Search Photos: Search for 'Cotton' in the UK City, Town and Village Photos collection
Ecclesiastical parish: Alton St Peter
County/Island: Staffordshire
Country: England

Registration district: Cheadle
Sub-registration district: Alton
ED, institution, or vessel: 4

Piece: 2628
Folio: 44
Page Number: 2
Household schedule number: 9

Joseph Wheeldon 31
Eliza Hannah Wheeldon 29
John Wheeldon 3
Alice Wheeldon 1 b.ca1900, Cotton, Staffordshire
Hannah Bolas 73

Brother John was also registered in Cheadle

GRO Reference: 1897 S Quarter in CHEADLE Volume 06B Page 353

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 1 Mar 2018 07:28

Saw below references...

Chris :)

Staffordshire Marriage indexes for the years: 1899

BOULTON John WHEILDON Alice Aston, St Saviour Newcastle-Under-Lyme CE22/01/169

Staffordshire Birth indexes for the years: 1899

BOLTON Alice Elizabeth Cheadle Newcastle-Under-Lyme CH/28/93

Staffordshire Birth indexes for the years: 1897

WHIELDON John Alton Newcastle-Under-Lyme CA/11/023


(can see the 1899 Marriage image (FMP) but have 'Ticks' as viewed before, has there been another 'Thread'?)

(quite a bit on it)

AustinQ Report 6 Apr 2016 10:14

National School Admission Registers & Log-books 1870-1914 Transcription

First name(s) Alice
Last name Boulton
Birth year 1899
Birth date 29 Jun 1899
Event year 1906
School name Derby British School, Orchard Street School (Later Lancaster Secondary Modern) Infants
Town Derby
County Derbyshire
Parent name(s) -
Book type Admissions
Archive reference D3839_1_2
Folio / page no. -
Archive Derbyshire Record Office

Address: Goodwin Street

Annie Boulton of Goodwin Street listed on same page


Annie Report 1 Mar 2018 12:08

The other thread is my birth questions but could not find it so started a baptism one thank you for your help x Have found original thread so really pleased as I did not record the information but will now x I have never found a birth certificate so thought I would try to look for a baptism x Is there any way I can link the threads together so I don't mess people about x Thankyou

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 1 Mar 2018 12:17

Not to worry Annie...if you look to left of page here, see heading 'Tools' then 'My threads'...(you should be able to find them then for reference)

Chris :)