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From: Steve <>
Subject: Re: [Ess] Fw: Birth/Baptism of GEORGE WHITE about 1816 in West Ham
Date: Sun, 29 Aug 2010 11:31:26 +0100
He could be Catholic, or non conformist baptised, or baptised out of area if his mother had gone home to her parents for her confinement.
Have you tried looking at http://www.familysearch.org/eng/default.asp who have quite a lot of parish records transcribed.?
On 28/08/2010 21:29, Helen Carlisle wrote:
> Could any listers please advise me where I could perhaps look for this man's
> birth and parentage.
> On the 1851 Census he states that he is born 1816 in West Ham (he is a silk
> printer living at an address given as 1 West Street, West Ham, Stratford.
> I have searched the cd of baptisms for All Saints, West Ham 1813-1835 and he
> is not there.
> On the 1861 Census he states that he is born 1817, a silk printer, born in
> Stratford, living at 3 Church Row, West Ham.
> The later census records are also consistent.
> Since I cannot find his baptism in All Saints (which I understand to be the
> main, if not the only church at that time for that area) where else would it
> be logical to look. Which other churches would be likely candidates.
> If anybody could give me some pointers I would be most grateful.
> Kind regards and best wishes to everyone
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