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Offline JohninSussex

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Re: Baptised twice - on same day!
« Reply #18 on: Tuesday 20 March 18 21:20 GMT (UK) »
Hi,

I just looked on FreeREG and yes you are right, Sarah, John and Joseph Smith are all shown baptised in both places.

So are Henry Jones, Mary Williams and Elizabeth Williams -  three random names that appear under Llanfaes Tabernacle.  So it seems likely that all baptisms recorded at the Tabernacle are also on FreeREG under St John's.
Rutter, Sampson, Swinerd, Head, Redman in Kent.  Others in Cheshire, Manchester, Glos/War/Worcs.
RUTTER family and Matilda Sampson's Will:

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Re: Baptised twice - on same day!
« Reply #19 on: Wednesday 21 March 18 09:40 GMT (UK) »
Many thanks to all who contributed to this discussion . Despite everyone's best efforts it looks as if we have no certain explanation as to why there  is a duplication of the records.

I initiated this debate in the hope that some detail might emerge that would provide additional information about the identity of the children's parents.

I have a fairly comprehensive profile of the  family of Charles and Sarah Smith but there are a couple of anomalies that cause me some concern. I have tackled the problem head on on another popular genealogy forum without any success.  It seems that this more oblique approach is going to be equally fruitless.

I think I shall put this on the back burner for a while and let it stew. Perhaps when I come back to it again refreshed some way forward may become apparent.

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Re: Baptised twice - on same day!
« Reply #20 on: Wednesday 21 March 18 11:51 GMT (UK) »
I think that somehow you have to see both original parish entries.

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Re: Baptised twice - on same day!
« Reply #21 on: Wednesday 21 March 18 12:03 GMT (UK) »
Using FindMyPast, and looking at the original parish record of baptisms at St John the Evangelist, Brecon, there is only ONE baptism in the month of July 1822, and that is 7 July 1822 = Benjamin Thomas Brock.

Added:  Nor is there any baptism at St John on 23 April 1826.

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Re: Baptised twice - on same day!
« Reply #22 on: Wednesday 21 March 18 12:40 GMT (UK) »
Looking again at the images, I'm wondering whether there is more than one register for this church.  Looking at the addresses for the parents, the majority seem to be either Old Port Inferior Ward or Old Port Superior Ward.
Transcriptions and NBI are merely finding aids.  They are NOT a substitute for original record entries.
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