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Re: Ann Witton. Can anyone find her and her dad William Witton?
« Reply #9 on: Monday 16 April 18 07:31 BST (UK) »
This might be Charles' first marriage???

Name:   Charles Witton
Gender:   Male
Marital Status:   Single
Age:   19
Birth Date:   1825
Marriage Date:   11 Mar 1844
Marriage Place:   Bycullah, Bombay, India
Father:   William Witton
Spouse:   Sarah Anne Turnash
FHL Film Number:   523843

and is this their first son?

Name:   Charles William Witten
Gender:   Male
Birth Date:   14 Dec 1845
Baptism Date:   28 Dec 1845
Baptism Age:   0
Baptism Place:   Bombay, Bombay, India
Father:   Charles William Witten
Mother:   Sarah
Reference ID:   v 19 p 306
FHL Film Number:   523844

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Re: Ann Witton. Can anyone find her and her dad William Witton?
« Reply #10 on: Monday 16 April 18 08:12 BST (UK) »
Just to help other researchers, here is Ann and John Thomas GEARING in the 1861 on Waterloo Rd, Lambeth

John Gearing         31    Clerkenwell, Middlesex  (clerk)
Anne Gearing         37    Westminster, Middlesex
Frances Gearing          1    Holborn, Middlesex
Elizabeth Gearing     0    Lambeth, Surrey
Kate Witton    Grandmother    60    Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire

RG09/348 / 104 pg 14

Given the above Kate born Newton Pagnell Bucks........
A William Witton married 24 Feb 1816 to Catherine MacBright in Newton Pagnell Buckinghamshire.

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Re: Ann Witton. Can anyone find her and her dad William Witton?
« Reply #11 on: Monday 16 April 18 10:03 BST (UK) »
Thankyou everyone for trying to find Ann and Dad William Witton.

The census above are my tree.
The 1861 census Ann's children were
Emily Jane Gearing B 1863
Ann Theresa B 1866
Maria Charlotte B 1870
John Ann's husband died is 1870.

There is a Jessie on a census that is also Ann's child, and Jessie is under the surname of Gearing and Thackerrey where she took on her stepdads name. I've found Jessies birth from everyone on here Helping me. I'd been looking for Jessie for 2 years. 

The 1871 one census above has Ann and John Gearing children staying with John's dad William Whinrey Gearing . William Whinrey son John died in 1870, as Ann was a widow untill she married James Thackerrey..

A lot of ancestry tree's show a Catherine '' Kitty'' Truelove married a James Macbright then William Witton from Newport Pagnell, but these dates don't add up on my tree?

I feel that Catherine Truelove and James Macbright had a child that then married William Witton, if this is him?

I found these
Ann mackbright b 27 oct 1803 The Great Meeting Independent,Newport Pagnell,Buckingham,England Dad James mum Catherine.

Ann Macbright baptized 25 June 1811 Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, England. dad John mum Catherine

Was Ann B 1803 changed to Catherine and married William Witton?

Also look up a census for 1827 of
Sarah Purdy b 1827 married to Robert Purdy.

Sarah's mum read Catherine Hope
children Ann Hope
and William Hope
is Ann and William Hope Ann and William Witton? and where does the surname Hope fit in.
Catherine Hope reads she is from Pagnell.

Any help sorting this out would be great, and I still can't find where Ann and William where born?

Jenny





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Re: Ann Witton. Can anyone find her and her dad William Witton?
« Reply #12 on: Monday 16 April 18 11:13 BST (UK) »
Still no closer to Ann and William but hereís what Charles was doing in India (from the FIBIS website)

Entry from Registers of Bombay Army European Soldiers 1840-1850 L-Z
Entered the Service     1841   
Surname     Witton   
Forename(s)     Charles   
Rank or Situation     Private 1st European Regt.   
Occupation before Enlisting     Labourer   
Town and County     Westminster, Middlesex   
Where first enlisted     London   
Date of Attestation     4 March 1841   
Term of enlisted service     Unlimited   
In what ship arrived from Europe, or Service Entertained     Harmony   
Year of Arrival or When that service entertained     1842   
Remarks     Transferred 29 September 1847 to the Artillery   
IOR Reference     L/MIL/12/112   

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Re: Ann Witton. Can anyone find her and her dad William Witton?
« Reply #13 on: Monday 16 April 18 13:13 BST (UK) »
Probably should have read this previous thread before
http://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?topic=776201.0

However, I am a bit confused as according to reply #8 on that thread the marriage of Ann GEARING to James THACKERREY 24 July 1877 has her father as John WITTON. Do you have Ann's previous marriage details - is her father John or William?

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Re: Ann Witton. Can anyone find her and her dad William Witton?
« Reply #14 on: Monday 16 April 18 13:52 BST (UK) »

Mary Witton married to Charles Thompson in 1849

Sarah Witton married to Robert Purdy in 1846



Can I just point out that Mary WITTON married John THOMPSON at St Mary, Lambeth in 1849.

I can't see a birth registration for Robert, the son of Robert and Sarah PURD(A)Y born c1848?

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Re: Ann Witton. Can anyone find her and her dad William Witton?
« Reply #15 on: Monday 16 April 18 15:35 BST (UK) »
Thank you for the Charles India records, I only have UK Subs, not world wide so this is good.I'll add this to my tree.

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Re: Ann Witton. Can anyone find her and her dad William Witton?
« Reply #16 on: Monday 16 April 18 19:42 BST (UK) »
Hi Mckha489 i'm trying to add what you've found, and i've got confused.

Charles William Witton married Mary Ann Fleming and had James on the census you've found.
Frederick James married Winifred Glavin, so should James be Frederick James, or is there two children one James and one frederick?


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Re: Ann Witton. Can anyone find her and her dad William Witton?
« Reply #17 on: Monday 16 April 18 20:03 BST (UK) »
James is James in the two censuses I found him in, but he is Frederick James on his marriage cert. I put the links in the post.
I havenít found his baptism in India. I THINK that because his father was in the military the birth cert should be available in English records but I canít remeber off the top of my head just where.

Oh, and James wasnít the son of Mary Ann Fleming! He was born about 1854 in Bombay, therefore the son of Sarah Turnash. Mary Ann Fleming was the third wife Charles married in 1870.


Added - Iíve just found the actual image for the marriage Charles  to Sarah Anne FURNISH. Turnash is a transcription error