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Children and marriages of William Downing
« on: Friday 21 December 18 02:18 GMT (UK) »
Greetings all,
The chap above is giving me conniptions......
In the PRs for Cotleigh in Devon, there is a list of baptisms of the children of William Downing. He seems to have had 9 daughters.
In the PRs it says that they were dissenters.
I can't find them in any of the non-conformist/parochial registers.
I've attached the relevant part of the PRs for Cotleigh

Does anyone have any idea where they may have been baptized?

Best wishes for Xmas and thank you kindly, Keith Jeffery

I think the rest of the story may take place in Somerset, as the youngest daughter Sarah, may have married a Joshua Cuff in Ilminster, Somerset in 1785. That's all for another forum.......

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Re: Children and marriages of William Downing
« Reply #1 on: Friday 21 December 18 03:32 GMT (UK) »
Hi Keith,
I have looked at the Anglican register from which your page is taken.

Are you in a position (re subscription ::) ) to go through the individual pages of the register?

I have found from time to time there are entries which do not get indexed by FindMyPast and therefore do not come up in a search.

You may find information 'buried ' in there. I know I have in the past.

Sue
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Re: Children and marriages of William Downing
« Reply #2 on: Friday 21 December 18 08:31 GMT (UK) »
From ancestry
Old Meeting House Honiton Devon

Hannah daughter of William Downing and his wife Betty baptised 16 February 1743/4
William is a Tanner of Colley

Ann baptised 19 August 1745 daughter of Wiliam Downing and his wife Betty.
William is a Tanner of Colleigh.
Note in the Meeting House register it is 1745 not 1744

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Re: Children and marriages of William Downing
« Reply #3 on: Friday 21 December 18 10:50 GMT (UK) »
Hi Keith,
I have looked at the Anglican register from which your page is taken.

Are you in a position (re subscription ::) ) to go through the individual pages of the register?

I have found from time to time there are entries which do not get indexed by FindMyPast and therefore do not come up in a search.

You may find information 'buried ' in there. I know I have in the past.

Sue

I went through it about 10 years each side of the middle year. De nada. Ah well, c'est la vie.
Thank you kindly, Keith

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Re: Children and marriages of William Downing
« Reply #4 on: Thursday 03 January 19 21:47 GMT (UK) »
Thanks to all for the assistance.

Keith

From ancestry
Old Meeting House Honiton Devon

Hannah daughter of William Downing and his wife Betty baptised 16 February 1743/4
William is a Tanner of Colley

Ann baptised 19 August 1745 daughter of Wiliam Downing and his wife Betty.
William is a Tanner of Colleigh.
Note in the Meeting House register it is 1745 not 1744