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Marriage Register - St John the Baptist Parish Church - Volume 2 - 1653 to 1677

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1558-1643   1653-1677   1678-1719   1720-1753   1754-1782   1783-1812  

Vol. II of the Beeston Registers consists of 16 leaves of parchment, measuring (for the most part) 11½ by 5¾ inches, stitched in a parchment cover, and contains entries for the years 1653 to 1677. Burials for 1654-9 are contained on the last two leaves.

The spelling of the surnames is in all cases the same as in the original registers, but the Christian names have in most cases been translated or modernised.

It should be borne in mind that previous to 1752 the years were calculated as beginning on the 25th of March, so that a marriage entered as having taken place on, say, the 20th February 1624, really occurred on that day in 1625 according to the modern calandar. This is sometimes expressed as 1624/5.

The marriages in the first two volumes were transcribed by Mr T.M. Blagg, and those from 1678 to 1812 by Major George Fellows, of Beeston Fields. The living was vacant at the time this transcript was made, and thanks are due to Mr W. Millington, the then churchwarden, for placing the Registers at the transcribers’ service.

Abbreviations Used
w. = widow, or widowers. = spinster or single womanb. = bachelor or single man
f.w.k. = frame-work-knitterd. = daughter ofp. = of the parish of
dioc. = in the diocese ofco. = in the county oflic. = marriage licence

Date Bridegroom Bride
Year Day-Month Forename Surname Other Forename Surname Other
16538-MarRichardWaplingtonof B., husbandmanElizabethPotterof Eastwood, w
,31-DecNicholasCllarkeof Trowell,AnnahWestabeeof B.
165628-AprJohnStonsby.DorothyWebsterof Lenton
,8-DecGeoffreySmith.MargetPearsone(In this order in original)
,1-OctGeorgeSherin.ElizabethCooke(In this order in original)
,.With the exception of the above Marriage there are no entries of any description between 1661 and 1667.
1667.Marriages, none this yeare.
,24-MayHenryWatkinsonof Nottingham,MaryCoddingtonof Toton
,31-MayGervaseBarkerof Ashby,AnneMariotliving in the p. of Packington, co. Leic.
,3-SepJohnSteevensonof Attenborough,ElizabethBooteof Barton
,22-JunThomasThomlinsonof Newbolt, p. Chesterfield, co. Derby,AliceFoljambeof Attenborough, w.
,31-JanJohnHodgeblacksmith, of Nuttall,MarySmithof Lenton
,.HenryMarsha blacksmith,MargaretTopleyof East Bridgford, were maryed here by mee in the same month with a license.
,31-AugJohnWatkinson.ElizabethRobertsboth of Watnall
167322-AugMrJohnson.Mrs MaryPole.
,13-DecFrancisGodfreyp. Gedling,ElizabethLaceyof B.
,29-OctJohnUnwinof Nottingham,KatherineMedlamof Bulwell
,16-NovHenryHealieof Nottingham,JaneWilcoxof Chilwell
1677-OctJamesFlemingp. St Peter, Nottingham,EllenWatkinsonp. St Mary, Nottingham

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