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MELTON MOWBREY BAPTISM FOR JOHN BARNES 1851
« on: Tuesday 11 July 17 16:37 BST (UK) »
Can anyone help me out with regards to finding baptism information for one JOHN BARNES who was born in Melton Mowbray during the June qtr of 1851. His father was James, Occupation, grocer and his mother Mary. Have tried many geneology sites without success.
Any help would be most welcome.

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Re: MELTON MOWBREY BAPTISM FOR JOHN BARNES 1851
« Reply #1 on: Tuesday 11 July 17 16:44 BST (UK) »
Mother's maiden name was Nixon, according to GRO Index search.

BARNES, JOHN        (mmn:)DIXON      
GRO Reference: 1851  J Quarter in MELTON MOWBRAY  Volume 15  Page 231
Garrad (Suffolk, Essex, Somerset), Crocker (Somerset), Vanstone (Devon, Jersey), Sims (Wiltshire), Bridger (Kent)

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Re: MELTON MOWBREY BAPTISM FOR JOHN BARNES 1851
« Reply #2 on: Tuesday 11 July 17 17:09 BST (UK) »
Maybe he was not baptised - were the other children  :-\

Is this the family who were at Soho Court, Melton Mowbray in 1851 - Father James occ Groom
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Re: MELTON MOWBREY BAPTISM FOR JOHN BARNES 1851
« Reply #3 on: Tuesday 11 July 17 17:42 BST (UK) »
Hi Rosie, thanks for that. My mistake on the fathers occupation, misread the not very clear transcript. This is the correct family.

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Re: MELTON MOWBREY BAPTISM FOR JOHN BARNES 1851
« Reply #4 on: Tuesday 11 July 17 17:49 BST (UK) »
Possible baptism for son William on familysearch
William Barnes
06 Apr 1834
WESLEYAN,MELTON MOWBRAY
Birth 02 Apr 1834
Father's Name   James Barnes
Mother's Name   Mary

There is also one for a Letitia in 1837 same place.  Perhaps you need to be looking at Wesleyan records  :-\
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Re: MELTON MOWBREY BAPTISM FOR JOHN BARNES 1851
« Reply #5 on: Tuesday 11 July 17 17:56 BST (UK) »
That's great Rosie, will investigate. At least this gives me a great chance. Cheers.

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Re: MELTON MOWBREY BAPTISM FOR JOHN BARNES 1851
« Reply #6 on: Wednesday 12 July 17 15:30 BST (UK) »
James Barnes married Mary Dixon in Melton on 29th September 1833.
Both signed their names
Witnesses - John Grayson? and Mary Manchester

James not at home in 1841 - same address as 1851.
Mary Barnes 25
William 7
Letitia 4
Sarah 2
James 7 months
Thomas Grayson 25 coachmaker

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Re: MELTON MOWBREY BAPTISM FOR JOHN BARNES 1851
« Reply #7 on: Thursday 13 July 17 15:16 BST (UK) »
Thank you David. Very good of you to let me know.
Regards, Andrew.


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Re: MELTON MOWBREY BAPTISM FOR JOHN BARNES 1851
« Reply #8 on: Thursday 13 July 17 21:35 BST (UK) »
Was tying to find John but noted these for you to parents James and Mary, Wesleyan Methodist, Melton Mowbray

William 1834...Groom

Letitia...James...Groom...rest of baptisms not noted with father's occ
Barnes   Letitia   
Birth 29-Dec   1836
Bap. 05-Feb   1837   

Barnes   Joseph   
Birth 09-Feb   1845
Bap. 11-Mar   1845

Barnes   Eleanor   
Birth 13-May   1846
Bap. 14-Jun   1846   

Then there's
Barns   James   James   Mary
Birth 18-Oct   1840      
Bap. 08-Nov   1840

Barns   Emma      James   Mary...GRO MMN Dixon
13-Feb   1848   
Bap. 26-Mar   1848
Willsy

Ward, Newark (Nottingham), Leicester, Scarborough
Warren, Northampton, Leicester
Moore, Leicestershire
Hunt, Leicestershire
Kirkman, Leicestershire
Hurst, Leicester, Stowmarket
Kendrick, Leicestershire
Eld, Leicestershire
Essex Edey/Eady Elsden/Elsdon

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