Thursday, February 22, 2024

Treasure Chest Thursday - 1749 Burial Record of Elisabeth Richman 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 1749 burial entry for Elisabeth Richman in the Hilperton, Wiltshire parish records:

The burial entry is the first entry  in the list:

The transcription of this record is::

"Aug. 6. 1749.} Buried Elisabeth Richman Wid'w."

The source citation for this record is (using Evidence Explained 4th edition template):

Hilperton [Wiltshire] Parish Registers, Elisabeth Richman burial entry, 6 August 1749; imaged, "Wiltshire, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812," ( : accessed 21 February 2024) > Hilperton > Parish Registers > 1736-1772 > image 20 of 54; citing 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 Elisabeth Richman.

Elisabeth Tremby (1685-1749) was born in about 1685 in Wiltshire, England, and died before 6 August 1749 in Hilperton, Wiltshire.  She married Mark Richman (1679-1747) on 24 March 1706 in Hilperton.  
Mark and Elizabeth (Tremby) Richman are my 6th great-grandparents; they had at least 5 children, including my 5th great-grandfather Joseph Richman (1710-1761) who married Elizabeth Rawlings (1714-1770) in 1731 in Hilperton, Wiltshire.


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