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From: "Challice" <>
Subject: [DEV] Queries regarding John Britton
Date: Sun, 11 Sep 2011 10:01:47 +0100
As Bishops Tawton is on the outskirts of Barnstaple, it could easily have
been a case of the mother Elizabeth giving birth away from home, at her
mother's house for example, and then a sickly child being privately
baptised, perhaps even by the midwife.
A year later, when the child had survived, he was 'received into church' in
the mother's parish. This would place on record the fact that the child had
> John son of John and Eliz bp May 1795 Barnstaple rec 15/8/1796, does that
> mean he was born in Barnstaple and the family moved to Bishop Tawton?
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