Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Treasure Chest Tuesday - Baptism Record of Alexander Whittle (1774-1855) in Chorley, Lancashire

This week's Tuesday's Treasure is the 1774 baptism record for Alexander Whittle (1774-1855) in Chorley, Lancashire, England:

The Whittle record:

The transcription of the Whittle record:

"Jany 9.  Alexander s. of John and Mary Whittle"

The source citation for this record is:

Parish registers for St. Laurence's Church, Chorley [Lancashire], 1653-1947, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah (on 10 FHL Microfilm reels), original records at Lancashire Record Office, Preston, "Births, baptisms, marriages, burials, 1653-1821," no page number, Alexander Whittle baptism entry,1774, on FHL BRITISH Film 93,703. 

Alexander Whittle was the 3rd child of at least 8 born to John Whittle and Mary Fallows in Chorley, Lancashire.  He married Margaret Mansley in 1797 in Chorley, Lancashire. Their son, Alexander Whittle (1818-1853) married Rachel Morley (1821-1861) in 1840 in Bolton-le-Moors, Lancashire..

Alexander and Margaret (Mansley) Whittle are my wife's third great-grandparents.


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