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From: Tony Pottrell <>
Subject: Re: [Ess] Brothers/Cousins
Date: Sun, 07 Oct 2007 15:45:28 +0100
Thanks to all the replies guys - most helpful. From them I can place
Richard (the leaver of the Will) into my tree, and I now know that he
must have had some siblings that were not christened (or at least not
christened in Chrishall for which I have the parish registers extracts for).
> Tony most of this has been answered but have you checked the surrounding
> Parish registers. If they moved around for work for example they may be
> baptised in a nearby villlage/town, happened to me many times. Also I had a
> family that lived between two towns. Most children were baptised in one
> Parish but it seems on Market day if they went into the 'other town" a
> market town, they baptised there as well. This and the miscarriages and
> still births that have been previously mentioned of course could account for
> missing baptisms.
> Cheers Pam from Adelaide Australia
>> Hi all,
>> Just wondering if someone can help me clarify the legal definition of
>> brother and cousin in/around 1700?
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