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Ruth Ratcliffe baptism - Chesterfield-nc 17 Jan 1763
« on: Saturday 13 January 18 20:55 GMT (UK) »
I wonder if anyone can help?

I'm trying to confirm the baptism of Ruth Ratcliff(e) which appears via Ancestry, in the 'England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975' collection.

I have tried to verify the place and date by checking the images of St Mary & All Saints PR's, but there is no relevant baptism.. Which leads me to wonder where Ruth was actually baptised?

Does anyone have an idea what Chesterfield-NC means?
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Re: Ruth Ratcliffe baptism - Chesterfield-nc 17 Jan 1763
« Reply #1 on: Saturday 13 January 18 21:45 GMT (UK) »
It's also on Family Search - father Moses

Not sure but NC could stand for Non-Conformist
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Re: Ruth Ratcliffe baptism - Chesterfield-nc 17 Jan 1763
« Reply #2 on: Saturday 13 January 18 21:53 GMT (UK) »
It's also on Family Search - father Moses

Not sure but NC could stand for Non-Conformist

According to familysearch\wiki:
The following non-Church of England denominations were located somewhere in Chesterfield, but the exact parish has not been identified:
Baptist
Presbyterian
Roman Catholic
Sandemanian
Wesleyan Methodist
Please help me to help you by citing sources for information.

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Re: Ruth Ratcliffe baptism - Chesterfield-nc 17 Jan 1763
« Reply #3 on: Sunday 14 January 18 10:02 GMT (UK) »
An image of the entry for the baptism which took place at Elder Yard Chapel (Presbyterian), Chesterfield can be found on Findmypast.

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Re: Ruth Ratcliffe baptism - Chesterfield-nc 17 Jan 1763
« Reply #4 on: Sunday 14 January 18 15:44 GMT (UK) »
Thank you all!

I feel silly now, though it was late in the evening here, so I'll claim that as my excuse ;)

Also this must be one of the earliest non conformist records among my interests so far.

Thank you again. It is much appreciated.
Martin
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