Thursday, May 28, 2020

Treasure Chest Thursday -- 1863 Burial Record for Rebecca Rich 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 1863 burial record of Rebecca Rich in the Hilperton, Wiltshire Church of England parish registers:

The John Rich and Rebecca Hill marriage record is the 2nd from the top on the page:

The transcription of this record is:

*  Name:  Rebecca Rich
*  Abode:  Hilperton
*  When Buried:  March 7'th [1863]
*  Age:   78
*  By whom the ceremony was performed:  T.H. Tait, Rector

The source citation for this record is:

"Wiltshire, England, Church of England Deaths and Burials, 1813-1916," indexed database with digital images, ( accessed 5 May 2020), Hilperton > 1861-1916, page 6 (image 12 of 95), Rebecca Rich burial record, 7 March 1863.

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

This is the burial record from the Hilperton, Wiltshire parish register for my 3rd great-grandmother, Rebecca (Hill) Rich (1790-1863).  She married John Rich (1789-1868) in 1815, and they had 11 children between 1816 and 1833, including my 2nd great-grandmother, Hannah Rich (1824-1911). 


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