Thursday, December 28, 2023

Treasure Chest Thursday -- 1856 Burial Record for Ann Richman (1784-1856) in Hilperton, Wiltshire

 It's Treasure Chest Thursday - an opportunity to look in my digital image files to see what treasures I can find for my family history research and genealogy musings.

The treasure today is the 1856 burial entry for Ann Richman in the Hilperton, Wiltshire parish records:

The burial entry for Ann Richman is the 5th entry down the page:

The transcription of this record is:

"No.: 741
Name:  Ann Richman
Abode:  Hilperton Marsh
Burial date:  August the 5th [1856]
Age:  80
By Whom the Ceremony was Performed:  Henry W. Long."

The source citation for this record is:

"Wiltshire, England, Church of England Deaths and Burials, 1813-1922," indexed database with record images, (, Hilperton > Parish Registers > 1813-1861, page 93, image 99 of 110, Burials, 1856, Ann Richman burial entry, 5 August 1856. Original data: Wiltshire Church of England Parish Registers, Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre, Chippenham, Wiltshire, England.

This is an entry in the Hilperton, Wiltshire parish register.  It is an Original Source with Primary Information and Direct Evidence of the burial of Ann Richman on 5 August 1856 in the Hilperton churchyard.  The grave is no longer extant.

Ann Marshman was born in about 1784 in Devizes, Wiltshire, the daughter of John and Ann (Angel) Marshman.  She married John Richman (1789-1867) on 28 February 1811 in Hilperton, Wiltshire.  She died 31 July 1856 in Hilperton Marsh.
John and Ann (Marshman) Richman are my 3rd great-grandparents; they had 8 children, including my 2nd great-grandfather James Richman (1821-1912) who married Hannah Rich (1824-1911) in 1844 in Hilperton, Wiltshire. 


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