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From: "Alan Nelson" <>
Subject: Re: [Ess] PITTUCK
Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2011 12:04:59 +0100
References: <8CAD4632D20349118495470FC252397A@KimPC><376C535F172A4B74BCFC16924A752A32@GeoPC><>

Always worth checking if banns were read in the weeks prior to te wedding
in adjoining parishes ie parishes of residence
Birthplaces can be obtained by checking census declarations
----- Original Message -----
From: "Gerry Newnham" <>
To: "Kim Jones" <>; "Rootsweb Essex"
Sent: Friday, April 15, 2011 11:36 AM
Subject: Re: [Ess] PITTUCK

> Kim,
> "Of this parish" just meant that the they had lived in the parish for the
> required period before the marriage - can't remember how long it was but
> it might have been for just a few weeks. It is no clue as to where they
> were actually born. You will need to check all the adjoining parishes
> spreading outwards in every bigger circles - tedious but unless you have
> any other information that is really all you can do. If you can find them
> the books or lists of contiguous parishes are very useful for this
> purpose.
> Another line of enquiry is to see where the nearest market town was and
> look at the parishes between the parish where they met and the market
> town.
> Good luck,
> Gerry
> On 14 Apr 2011, at 08:36, Geo. wrote:
>> The marriage records say he was 'of this parish' but there is no
>> recording of any PITTUCK / ICK / OCK before John's first marriage.
>> Happy hunting all,
>> Kim.
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