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Old 28-06-20, 08:32
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28 June 1838 saw the coronation of Queen Victoria.

The little church of Hamworthy in Dorset saw a different ceremony: the marriage of George Hawkins to Susanna Moore (variously spelt!). Susanna's family was probably relieved as their first child was born in the September quarter and the dresses of the day can hardly have concealed the fact.

Hamworthy church was destroyed during the Civil War. This replacement was built by the parishioners. Susanna's mother, Sarah contributed labour towards its construction. Sadly, they used the wrong materials. It had to be replaced withi a few decades.
The chestnuts cast their flambeaux
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Old 15-07-20, 14:44
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I keep forgetting this thread, too!

On July 14th 1800 4xgreat grandmother Sarah Headland, nee Trenley, appeared before

the Pauper Settlement Board of St.Clement Danes on behalf of husband Isaac & sons

Thomas (my 3xgreat grandfather) & Robert. There is no trace of either Sarah or Isaac

after this date.
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Old 29-07-20, 09:15
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My grandmother Janet Mary Vowles (married name Bristow) was born on 29th Jul 1910 at Oswestry.

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Westminster Parish Registers added to Ancestry
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