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Re: John Adkin born 1796 Shepshed
« Reply #9 on: Thursday 20 August 15 00:30 BST (UK) »
I appreciate everyone's efforts to clarify these Adkins and Atkins. A summary so far:
Whom I know as John Adkin 1796-1870 was christened on Oct 16th 1796 in Shepshed but according to FS, the entry gave his surname as Atkin. Dorothy Atkin was baptised the same day with the same parents given. So John had a sister. The christian names make sense as well - mother and father - son and daughter. There don't appear to be any other children?

Do we know when the parents died - must have been in either Shepshed or Loughborough.

Looks like young Dorothy married Wm Priestly in 1816.

If John Adkin/Atkin married Dorothy Joyce in Diseworth in 1775, they either had children in Diseworth before moving to Shepshed (20 yrs a long time to go without children!) or there is another Dorothy who married a John Adkin/Atkin. I've had a look in FS but not found anything.

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Re: John Adkin born 1796 Shepshed
« Reply #10 on: Thursday 20 August 15 08:18 BST (UK) »
hi
some information about Thorpe Acre;
Thorpe Acre is an area of Loughborough, Leicestershire. Until the mid-twentieth century, it was a hamlet of about twenty houses or cottages, several of which survive. There is also a nineteenth-century church and an old hostelry, The Plough Inn. The church is All Saints

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Re: John Adkin born 1796 Shepshed
« Reply #11 on: Monday 24 August 15 14:36 BST (UK) »
I Live in Gorse Covert right next door to Thorpe Acre & have attended the church for 33 years!! led all the music for 30 of those years.
TA is now part of Loughborough itself.

now back from Lincoln steam rally I can have another look in PRs for anything. I did look for other children Diseworth / shepshed but not indexed so hard going - lot of records faint.

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Re: John Adkin born 1796 Shepshed
« Reply #12 on: Monday 24 August 15 14:44 BST (UK) »
I can check if All Saints has a stone for Dorothy died 1835. might give other details.

also check Lockington / Diseworth baps;  note John Atkin bap 4/8/1776 Lockington to John Atkin.

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Re: John Adkin born 1796 Shepshed
« Reply #13 on: Monday 24 August 15 22:31 BST (UK) »
 :) Thanks, Diddy  :)

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Re: John Adkin born 1796 Shepshed
« Reply #14 on: Tuesday 25 August 15 15:34 BST (UK) »
Lots of info!!
John Atkin = Dorothy Joyce 8/11/1775 Lockington


Children of John & Dorothy:
Lockington – John 4/8/1776
                       Mary  b.24/1 chr 22/3/1778
                       Elizabeth  b 6/10 chr 21/10 / 1781
                       Elizabeth  b.20/1  chr 11/4/1784
                       Ann   b.30/9  chr 8/10/1787
                        ? possible – Adkin in bap margin  b.27/2  chr 20/? Child of John
Shepshed –      John  16/10/1796
                       Dorothy  16/10/1796

Shepshed removal orders
(Top of list!)
Adkin, John  wife Dorothy with John, Mary, Joseph, Rebecca, Elizabeth, Ann
Chargeable or likely to be so
Date: 7 March 1789
Place to which recovered: Thorpe Acre with Dishley  (so fits with info found) (Joseph, Rebecca baps not found yet)

Looked for John snr Baptism – only one likely in Diseworth:

John s/o John Atkin & Rebecca his wife  21/8/1748

So also found siblings:
Children of John Atkin = Rebecca Woodcock  married 4/5/1741 Breedon (IGI)

Diseworth –     John b. 7/10  chr 10/10/1741
                      Thomas b.11/1  chr 2/2/1742
                       Mary  b.  23/1  chr 24/1/ ? (will have to check – haven’t put down)
                       William  24/7/1745
                       John 9/6/1747  bur. 26/7/1747
                       John 21/8/1748
                       Elizabeth  23/3/1749
                       Joseph  6/3/1752
                       George  12/9/1756
                       Ann  b. 13/11  chr 19/11/1760

No burial stone in All Saints’ for Dorothy.

I do have access to Breedon Prs  but you need to absorb all this!!

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Re: John Adkin born 1796 Shepshed
« Reply #15 on: Tuesday 25 August 15 16:12 BST (UK) »
Children John = Rebecca on freereg.

Mary bap 24/1/1754
also  Mary  8/2/1762

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Re: John Adkin born 1796 Shepshed
« Reply #16 on: Tuesday 25 August 15 22:43 BST (UK) »
Seriously impressed with all this! Thanks, Diddy. Only worry I have is the length of time between John & Dot marriage and their two children in 1796, but it wasn't that uncommon.

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Re: John Adkin born 1796 Shepshed
« Reply #17 on: Wednesday 26 August 15 19:29 BST (UK) »
we can try & find Dorothy's bap for age but she could have still been around 40/45 not uncommon at all even today!!

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