Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Treasure Chest Tuesday -- 1818 Baptism Record of Alexander Whittle in Chorley, Lancashire

This week's Tuesday's Treasure is the 1818 baptism record for Alexander Whittle (1818-1853) in Chorley, Lancashire.

The record for Alexander:

The extracted information for this record is:

*  Baptisms solemnized in the parish of Chorley in the County of Lancaster for 1817
*  No. 1422
*  Date: 4 Jan 1818
*  Alexander son of
*  Alexander and Margaret Whittle
*  father a Labourer

It's not clear if the abode was Chorley or Wheldon or perhaps some other place.

The source citation for this record is:

St. Laurence (Chorley, Lancashire), Births, baptisms, marriages, burials, 1653-1821, page 178, Baptisms; FHL BRITISH Microfilm 93,703, No. 1422, baptism of Alexander Whittle, 1818.

Alexander Whittle was the 11th child of 12 born to Alexander Whittle and Margaret Mansley in Chorley, Lancashire.  He married Rachel Morley in 1840 in Bolton-le-Moors, Lancashire, then they sailed for Australia.  Their daughter, Jane Whittle (1847-1921), married Elijah McKnew in 1865 in California.

Alexander and Rachel (Morley) Whittle are my wife's second great-grandparents.


The URL for this post is:  http://www.geneamusings.com/2017/10/treasure-chest-tuesday-1818-baptism.html

Copyright (c) 2017, Randall J. Seaver

Please comment on this post on the website by clicking the URL above and then the "Comments" link at the bottom of each post.  Share it on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ or Pinterest using the icons below.  Or contact me by email at randy.seaver@gmail.com.

No comments: