Thursday, March 7, 2024

Treasure Chest Thursday - 1747 Burial Record of Mark Richman (1679-1747) 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 1747 burial entry for Mark Richman in the Hilperton, Wiltshire parish records:

The burial entry is the third entry in the list:

The transcription of this record is::

"[May] 13 [1747] Buried Mark Richman."

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

Hilperton [Wiltshire] Parish Registers, Elisabeth Richman burial entry, 13 May 1747; imaged, "Wiltshire, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812," ( : accessed 6 March 2024) > Hilperton > Parish Registers > 1736-1772 > image 17 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 Church of England parish register.  It is an Original Source with Primary Information and Direct Evidence of the burial of Mark Richman.

Mark Richman (1679-1747) was born in about 1679 in Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire, England, and died before 13 May 1747 in Hilperton, Wiltshire.  He married Elisabeth Tremby (1685-1749)  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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