Thursday, July 11, 2013

Treasure Chest Thursday - 1845 Marriage Record for James Richman and Hannah Rich

It's Treasure Chest Thursday - time to look in my digital image files to see what treasures I can find for my family history and genealogy musings.

The treasure today is the 1845 marriage record for James Richman and Hannah Rich in Hilperton, Wiltshire, England.

The transcription of this marriage record is (handwritten portions in italics, form blanks underlined):

18 45.  Marriages solemnized by Banns in the Parish of Hilperton in the County of Wilts.

No. 69
When Married:                     Sept. 7th
Name and surname:              James Richman
                                           Hannah Rich
Age:                                    Full age
Condition:                           Bachelor
Rank or Profession:            Labourer
Residence at Time of Marriage:  Hilperton
Father's Name and surname:  John Richman
                                           John Rich
Rank or Profession of Father:  Labourer

Married in the Parish Church according to the Rites and Ceremonies of the Church of England by me 
                                                                   Wm Talman

This marriage was       }         [signed] James Richman       in the presence }  James Carpenter
solemnized between us}         [signed] Hannah Rich           of us                }  Ann Richman

The source citation for this entry in the Hilperton Parish Register is:

Church of England, Parish Church of Hilperton (Wiltshire, England), Bishop's Transcripts, 1622-1880, "Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1837-1880," FHL BRITISH Microfilm 1,279,404, Item 15, Marriages, Page 35, No. 69, James Richman and Hannah Rich entry.

James Richman and Hannah Rich are my second great-grandparents, and emigrated from England to the United States in 1855 and 1856, respectively.  Their son, Thomas Richman, is my great-grandfather.

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