Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Treasure Chest Tuesday -- 1777 Baptism Record of Margaret Mansley (1777-1850) in Chorley, Lancashire

This week's Tuesday's Treasure is the 1777 baptism record for Margaret Mansley (1777-1850) in Chorley, Lancashire, England:

The Margaret Mansley baptism record:

The information in this baptism record is:

[Oct. 5 1777] Margaret d. Robert & Ann Mansley

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 on FHL BRITISH Film [93703]. Baptisms, 1777, Margaret Mansley entry.

Margaret Mansley was the 5th child of at least 7 born to Robert and Ann (Higginson) Mansley in Chorley, Lancashire.  She married Alexander Whittle (1774-1855) in  1797 in Chorley, Lancashire, and they had 12 children between 1798 and 1823. 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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