Thursday, April 11, 2024

Treasure Chest Thursday - 1705 Marriage Record for Henry Rawlins and Jane Andrews in Wilsford, 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 1705 marriage entry for Hen. Rawlins and Jane Andrews in the Wilsford, Wiltshire parish records:

The burial entry is the third entry from the top in the 1705 list:

The transcription of this record is::

"[1705] Hen. Rawlins of Wotton Rivers Labourer and Jane Andrews 
of Russall were married Jan. 28"

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

Wilsford [Wiltshire] Parish Registers, Hen. Rawlins and Jane Andrews marriage entry, 28 January 1705; imaged, "Wiltshire, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812,"    ( : accessed 10 April 2024) > Wilsford > Parish Registers > 1588-1741 > image 51 of 68; citing Wiltshire Church of England Parish Registers, Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre, Chippenham, Wiltshire, England.

This is an entry in the Wilsford, Wiltshire Church of England parish register.  It is an Original Source with Primary Information and Direct Evidence of the marriage of Henry Rawlins and Jane Andrews, and their residences.

Henry Rawlins (1673-1744) was baptized on 1 February 1673 in Staverton, Wiltshire, the son of Henry and Elizabeth (--?--) Rawlings.  Jane Andrews was baptized on 27 March 1681 in Rushall, Wiltshire, the daughter of Robert and Frances (--?--) Andrews.  They married 28 January 1705 in Wilsford, Wiltshire.

Henry and Jane (Andrews) Rawlins are my 6th great-grandparents; they had seven children, including my 5th great-grandmother Elizabeth Rawlings (1714-1770) who married Joseph Richman (1710-1761) in 1751 in Whaddon, Wiltshire. 


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