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Offline J.Bakewell

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Bakewell Genealogy Questions
« on: Friday 05 June 09 04:46 BST (UK) »
Hello all! I am a newbie to the site and currently reside in the US and I have been trying to find information regarding my past and present family. My family has a fairly rich heritage in Middletown, NY USA especially within trade jobs throughout the centuries.

I have a few burning questions and I hope someone can help me out. My great, great, great grandfather is Josiah Bakewell who was born in Derbyshire England in the town of Bakewell in 1818. He immigrated to the US in 1846 or so and I am trying to find information about my family before he left England and especially about my family here in the states.

I cannot find any information regarding Josiah's parents, siblings or relatives that may have remained in England and I would love to find out about them and see if any still live in England. Josiah was a premier saw maker in the UK as well as the US and his saws are highly sought after collectors pieces here in the US.

So, if anyone has any information about the Bakewell family and if I have any relatives elsewhere I would greatly appreciate any information. My grandmother Ada just turned 104 this week and there are only three Bakewell's from Josiah's line still alive anywhere to my knowledge. This includes my grandmother, myself, and my father. Thanks so much in advance!!!

Sincerely,

J. Bakewell
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Re: Bakewell Genealogy Questions
« Reply #1 on: Friday 05 June 09 05:15 BST (UK) »
Hello and welcome to RC.

Presume you have US census info.  Have you obtained his probable marriage cert to Mary Ann Vernon (?) in June qtr 1841?  It could well have their fathers' names and possible other relatives as witnesses.  This might be a good place to start.

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Re: Bakewell Genealogy Questions
« Reply #2 on: Friday 05 June 09 05:27 BST (UK) »
Hullo and welcome to rootchat ;D

nick had given you a possible marriage- and as he says, that's the obvious place to start your search.
You can also look at freebmd which will have the marriage there and any children who were born before they left England.
To find freebmd put that term into G**gle.

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Re: Bakewell Genealogy Questions
« Reply #3 on: Friday 05 June 09 09:28 BST (UK) »
Hi,

Are you sure he was born in Bakewell? I cant seem to find any JOSIAH BAKEWELL's born in Bakewell !!! Quite a few hits on A Warwickshire JOSIAH BAKEWELL though but he stayed in England.
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Re: Bakewell Genealogy Questions
« Reply #4 on: Friday 05 June 09 10:09 BST (UK) »
Welcome to rootschat.

Do you know who he emigrated with? Did he have a wife and children when he arrived in US?

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Re: Bakewell Genealogy Questions
« Reply #5 on: Friday 05 June 09 10:47 BST (UK) »
Hi All  :)

There seems to be two Josiah Bakewells of similar age and both with wives called Mary Ann on the 1841 Census! As Woody said earlier, these show in the Warwickshire area.

Nick's marriage entry showing in the 2nd Quarter of 1841 looks spot on. The census that year was on 6/7 June, so likely marriage that quarter before those dates.

The entry that seems  to relate to your Josiah, in Birmingham, Warwickshire:

Josiah Bakewell, 20, saw m(aker?), born in county
Mary Ann Bakewell, 20, born in the county

HO107; Piece 1148; Book: 10

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Re: Bakewell Genealogy Questions
« Reply #6 on: Friday 05 June 09 10:57 BST (UK) »
Hi.  If you open the following link and enter the name Josiah Bakwell you will find that he was a Saw Mill Worker aged 30 and arrived 20 May 1848 from London.

http://stevemorse.org/ellis/cg.html
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Re: Bakewell Genealogy Questions
« Reply #7 on: Friday 05 June 09 11:23 BST (UK) »
Another possibility ?

     William Bakewell and Sarah Jennings married 15 Apr 1811, Aston Juxta, Birmingham, Warwick.  Thomas born 28 Oct 1812, Jane born 6 Aug 1814, Josiah born 12 Feb 1816.  All born at St Phillips, Birmingham, Warwick.

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Re: Bakewell Genealogy Questions
« Reply #8 on: Friday 05 June 09 11:55 BST (UK) »
Hi J Bakewell

I've checked the Parish Register transcription of All Saints Church Bakewell, Derbyshire for baptisms of actual Bakewells 1614-1841.  These are the only ones I could  find

BAKEWELL, Jane  16/05/1831 - no parents listed
BAKEWELL, Robert  22/01/1829, s/o BAKEWELL, John & Mary
BAKEWELL, Thomas 05/03/1830, s/o BAKEWELL. John & Mary
BAKEWELL, John   30/10/1831, s/o  BAKEWELL John & Mary

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