Thursday, April 21, 2022

Treasure Chest Thursday - 1744 Christening of John Richman (1744-1808) in Hilperton, Wiltshire, England

 It's Treasure Chest Thursday - 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 1744 christening entry for John Richman in the Hilperton, Wiltshire parish records:

The christening entry is near the middle of the page:

The transcription of this record is:

"[1744] Jun 3. Christened Jn'o. Son of Joseph & Elisabeth Richman."

The source citation for this record is:

"Wiltshire, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812," indexed database with record images, (, Hilperton > Parish Registers > 1736-1772, image 13 of 54, Jno. Richman christening entry, 3 June 1744, son of Joseph and Elizabeth Richman.

This is an entry in the Hilperton parish register.  It is an Original Source with Primary Information and Direct Evidence of the christening of John Richman on 3 June 1744 in Hilperton, son of Joseph and Elisabeth Richman.
John Richman (1744-1808) was the son of Joseph and Elizabeth (Rawlings) Richman of Hilperton, Wiltshire.  He married Mary Parsons (1750-1802) on 26 March 1775 in Trowbridge, Wiltshire.  They are my 4th great-grandparents; they had 8 children, including my 3rd great-grandfather John Richman (1788-1867).


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