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Re: Thomas PARSONS of Heathfield, died c1789 - various SMI lookups, please
« Reply #9 on: Thursday 01 March 18 19:36 GMT (UK) »
Again, very helpful information. Thanks Omega and jonw65!

I never knew images of the Heathfield registers are online for free before, so now I've got many happy hours ahead of me poring over them.

First thing I did was clear up the discrepancy in the 1734 baptism of Henry Parsons. I had assumed my source, the PRTS, was likely to be wrong because I could explain it by transcriber eye-skip (the mother in both baptisms above and below Henry's is named Elizabeth), but when I looked at the image it turns out that the SFHG database is in error, the mother is Elizabeth. Sorry, Omega.

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Re: Thomas PARSONS of Heathfield, died c1789 - various SMI lookups, please
« Reply #10 on: Saturday 16 March 19 23:25 GMT (UK) »
Hello


I am a descendant of Thomas through Henry.  There are a lot of Parson women!  I am also a descendant of the Thompsons and Harmers.  Are you an Ancestry as I have a rough work in progress tree on there?  I hadn't come across the Will though and would be keen to see it.  I believe the Parsons at a mill in the Heathfield area.

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Re: Thomas PARSONS of Heathfield, died c1789 - various SMI lookups, please
« Reply #11 on: Sunday 17 March 19 17:41 GMT (UK) »
You can see the will of Thomas Parsons on FamilySearch here
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HT-6XGS-811?i=422&cat=685691