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From: " Henwood Family Tree" <>
Subject: Re: [DEV] Joseph THOMAS 1794
Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2012 14:55:02 +0100
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Diane,

In your THOMAS researches have you come across a Catherine, born c 1756
who married a John LEWTHWAITE, mariner, at Stoke Damerel on 28th January
1781

David Henwood

----- Original Message -----
From: "Diane" <>
To: "Joy Langdon" <>; <>
Sent: Saturday, April 14, 2012 7:37 PM
Subject: Re: [DEV] Joseph THOMAS 1794


> Thank you for that piece of information.
>
> Diane
>
> On 14/04/2012 11:08, Joy Langdon wrote:
>> He probably didn't move from Stoke Damerel to Devonport. Devonport
>> didn't exist until 1824 when the part of Stoke Damerel known as Plymouth
>> Dock was given the name Devonport.
>> See http://genuki.cs.ncl.ac.uk/DEV/StokeDamerel/devonport.html
>>
>> I searched on https://familysearch.org/ for a Joseph THOMAS born Stoke
>> Damerel 1794 and only found the following:
>>
>> Joseph Johns THOMAS 13 Nov 1794 Emma Place Chapel East Stonehouse,
>> parents William THOMAS and Jane
>>
>> Stonehouse lies between Devonport and Plymouth and the three towns are
>> very close together and were amalgamated to form the modern city of
>> Plymouth in about 1915.
>>
>> There is a marriage of a William THOMAS to Jane WILLIAMS at Stoke Damerel
>> 25 Apr 1792.
>>
>> You would have to go back to whoever gave you the PATEY information for
>> enlightenment because a search on "Patey, Stoke Damerel" on Familysearch
>> didn't come up with a William THOMAS/Joanna PATEY marriage or a William
>> PATEY /Joanna anything marriage but not all records are on Familysearch
>> so they may have another source of information.
>>
>> Be cautious, though, when researching Plymouth ancestry. Plymouth,
>> Stoke Damerel and East Stonehouse were drawing in people from all over
>> the UK at that time. We were at war with France and the area was a major
>> port and naval dockyard so sailors and soldiers were coming and going and
>> people were moving to the dockyards for work. It is tempting to assume
>> that a marriage and baptism in close proximity are related but Joseph's
>> parents could have married elsewhere and moved to Plymouth before his
>> birth.
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Joy
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