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Re: William BENNETT & Elizabeth DYER c1725
« Reply #18 on: Thursday 23 November 17 21:08 GMT (UK) »
So ... another question going back to the beginning.

You've identified this couple as your ancestors - how?

Baptisms at that time did not ordinarily give the mother's previous surname.

Your ancestor was a child of a William Bennett & Elizabeth? and baptised after 1747 in Stoke Damerel, presumably.

HILL, HOARE, BOND, SIBLY, Cornwall (Devon); DENNIS, PAGE, WHITBREAD, Essex; BARNARD, CASTLE, PONTON, Wiltshire; SANKEY, HORNE, YOUNG, Kent; COWDELL, Bermondsey; COOPER, SMITH, FALLOWELL, WILLEY, Notts; CAMPION, CARTER, CRADDOCK, KENNY, Northants; LITTLER, CORNER, Leicestershire; RUSHLAND, Lincolnshire; MORRISON, Ireland; COLLINS, ?; ... MONCK?

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Re: William BENNETT & Elizabeth DYER c1725
« Reply #19 on: Thursday 23 November 17 22:27 GMT (UK) »
Janey,

Baptism in Stoke Damerel, 27th Oct 1756, Elizabeth  dr of William & Elizabeth BENNETT

The only marriage I have been able to find which appears to satisfy both the parental names and also probable location is the one in question

George
BENNETT, DAW, DYER, GARLAND, LEAT, SNELL, Devon
CONDY, DREW, GOLDSWORTHY, GONINAN, PENHALURICK, ROWE, TIPPET, WASLEY, Cornwall
NEWMAN, PERRIN, Gloucs
EVANS,  Hereford
BAKER, Somerset
RICHARDS, Brecknock
FRANCIS, Glam
ALBAN, Carmarthen
WILLIAMS, Gower

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Re: William BENNETT & Elizabeth DYER c1725
« Reply #20 on: Saturday 25 November 17 11:33 GMT (UK) »
Stoke Damerel, 30 Sep 1747, William BENNETT to Elizabeth DYER.

I can't get any further back for either of them, so I'm hoping that the full register entry will provide a clue or two.

Rather than buy individual photocopies from the RO, why not take out a subscription with FindMyPast. They have images of many Devon registers and even the minimum 7 PAYG will get you 5 or 6. The above marriage is available, but I'm afraid it has no further details.

David

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Re: William BENNETT & Elizabeth DYER c1725
« Reply #21 on: Saturday 25 November 17 11:49 GMT (UK) »
David,

Thanks.

Do they have all of Stoke Damerel?

George
BENNETT, DAW, DYER, GARLAND, LEAT, SNELL, Devon
CONDY, DREW, GOLDSWORTHY, GONINAN, PENHALURICK, ROWE, TIPPET, WASLEY, Cornwall
NEWMAN, PERRIN, Gloucs
EVANS,  Hereford
BAKER, Somerset
RICHARDS, Brecknock
FRANCIS, Glam
ALBAN, Carmarthen
WILLIAMS, Gower

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Re: William BENNETT & Elizabeth DYER c1725
« Reply #22 on: Saturday 25 November 17 14:28 GMT (UK) »

Do they have all of Stoke Damerel?


Yes, according to this:
 https://www.findmypast.co.uk/articles/devon-parish-records-coverage

Sometimes there are gaps in the coverage quoted, and sometimes no images but just a transcription/index, but as far as I can see they have images for at least 18th century Stoke Damerel.

You can search the indexes without paying, and the results show if an image is available.

David

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Re: William BENNETT & Elizabeth DYER c1725
« Reply #23 on: Saturday 25 November 17 17:50 GMT (UK) »
David,

Many thanks. It could be worth a dabble. I might treat myself for Christmas!

Do you know if any other site has a better coverage for 18th century parish records?

George
BENNETT, DAW, DYER, GARLAND, LEAT, SNELL, Devon
CONDY, DREW, GOLDSWORTHY, GONINAN, PENHALURICK, ROWE, TIPPET, WASLEY, Cornwall
NEWMAN, PERRIN, Gloucs
EVANS,  Hereford
BAKER, Somerset
RICHARDS, Brecknock
FRANCIS, Glam
ALBAN, Carmarthen
WILLIAMS, Gower

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Re: William BENNETT & Elizabeth DYER c1725
« Reply #24 on: Sunday 26 November 17 00:41 GMT (UK) »
Hi George

Hope you are well.

This is all that the site mentioned has apart from the transcript. One other little thing, three months later on the 3 December a Mary DYER married a John Greenfield. I know they are relatively common surnames, but possibly a sibling of Elizabeth.

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Luce, Tippett , Thomson, Dolling ~ Devon & Cornwall
Mocquard ~ London, France
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Re: William BENNETT & Elizabeth DYER c1725
« Reply #25 on: Sunday 26 November 17 16:20 GMT (UK) »
Hi Claire,

Thanks for your good wishes, and I hope that you too are in good health. Yes, I'm well, and we've successfully completed our move to Devon, including last year's Diamond Wedding card from the Queen which I have to keep on display! I am receiving plenty of family help in looking after my wife, thus giving me some free time to dabble in family history.

I was hoping that the original register entry might contain the odd clue, such as 'otp' or 'spinster'. I'm waiting for the copy to arrive from the Plymouth RO. Your mention of Mary DYER might also lead somewhere; I shall certainly see what I can find - thank you.

All the best

George
BENNETT, DAW, DYER, GARLAND, LEAT, SNELL, Devon
CONDY, DREW, GOLDSWORTHY, GONINAN, PENHALURICK, ROWE, TIPPET, WASLEY, Cornwall
NEWMAN, PERRIN, Gloucs
EVANS,  Hereford
BAKER, Somerset
RICHARDS, Brecknock
FRANCIS, Glam
ALBAN, Carmarthen
WILLIAMS, Gower

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Re: William BENNETT & Elizabeth DYER c1725
« Reply #26 on: Tuesday 28 November 17 19:40 GMT (UK) »
Hi Claire,

I've just been hunting for Mary DYER's marriage, without success. Where did you find it?

George
BENNETT, DAW, DYER, GARLAND, LEAT, SNELL, Devon
CONDY, DREW, GOLDSWORTHY, GONINAN, PENHALURICK, ROWE, TIPPET, WASLEY, Cornwall
NEWMAN, PERRIN, Gloucs
EVANS,  Hereford
BAKER, Somerset
RICHARDS, Brecknock
FRANCIS, Glam
ALBAN, Carmarthen
WILLIAMS, Gower