Thursday, May 21, 2020

Treasure Chest Thursday -- 1815 Marriage Record for John Rich and Rebecca Hill in Hilperton, Wiltshire

It's Treasure Chest Tuesday - a chance 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 1815 marriage record of John Rich and Rebecca Hill in the Hilperton, Wiltshire Church of England parish registers:

The John Rich and Rebecca Hill marriage record is the top one on the page:

The transcription of this record is:     John Rich                                     of    this Parish 
and      Rebecca Hill                          of    this  Parishwere married in this   Church   by   Banns   with Consent of 
_____________________________ this  fourteenth  Day of
February   in the Year One thousand eight hundred and   &fifteen   
                              By me    J. Bailes.  Curate                   
This marriage was solemnized between us }  John Rich X his Mark                                                                                                                            }  Rebecca Hill x her Mark  
In the Presence of }      George Hill                     
                              }      Isaac Hiscock                 
No. 16.

The source citation for this record is:

"Wiltshire, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1916," indexed database with record images, ( : accessed 5 May 2020), Hilperton > 1813-1837, image 14 of 84, John Rich and Rebecca Hill marriage, 14 February 1815.

This is the Original Source record for this marriage of John Rich and Rebecca Hill.  It is Primary Information and Direct Evidence of the marriage date, place, and the name of the parties. 

This is the marriage record from the Hilperton, Wiltshire parish register for my 3rd great-grandparents, John Rich (1789-1868) and Rebecca Hill (1790-1863).  They had 11 children between 1816 and 1833, including my 2nd great-grandmother, Hannah Rich (1824-1911). 


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