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Parents of James Gray
« on: Tuesday 02 February 21 14:16 GMT (UK) »
Hello All, 
I'm trying to find the parents of James Gray 1816-1881.  He was born in Pertwood, Wiltshire  Mary Pike was his wife from Newton St Loe, Somerset.  They seem to have settled there and had 4 children. 
I think I've found a birth record stating James's parents as Thomas and Mary (possibly Miles) but can find nothing more about them - assuming I have the right James and assuming his parents were living in Pertwood.
Very sketchy, I know   Hoping someone will be able to find out more.  Thanks

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Re: Parents of James Gray
« Reply #1 on: Tuesday 02 February 21 14:25 GMT (UK) »
I have asked the moderator to move your post to the Wiltshire board
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Carlin (Ireland & Liverpool) Doughty & Wright (Liverpool) Dick & Park (Scotland & Liverpool)

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Re: Parents of James Gray
« Reply #2 on: Tuesday 02 February 21 14:29 GMT (UK) »
Their marriage is on both freebmd & freereg in 1839.  Fathers name Thomas
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Re: Parents of James Gray
« Reply #3 on: Tuesday 02 February 21 14:43 GMT (UK) »
Thanks, Carol
Yes, Thomas.  Any idea who James's mother was?


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Re: Parents of James Gray
« Reply #4 on: Tuesday 02 February 21 14:54 GMT (UK) »
the baptism that you have found seems the most likely. There are other baptisms to the same couple in Pertwood
Joseph & John 25 Dec 1818
Ann 20 Jan 1822

Possible Charles 2 Dec 1810 in Warminster, so possibly the marriage in Warminster 25 Jan 1810 for Thomas Gray & Mary Baker.
There is a marriage to Mary Miles but it's in Cambridgeshire, so not very likely.
Cornwall: Allen, Bevan, Bosisto, Carnpezzack, Donithorn, Huddy, James, Retallack, Russell, Vincent, Yeoman
Cards: Thomas (Llanbadarn Fawr)
Glam: Bowler, Cram, Galloway, James, Thomas, Watkins
Lincs: Coupland, Cram
Mon: Cram, Gwyn, John, Philpot, Smart, Watkins
Pembs: Edwards (St. Dogmael's)
Yorks: Airey, Bowler, Elliott, Hare, Hewitt, Kellett, Kemp, Stephenson, Tebb

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Re: Parents of James Gray
« Reply #5 on: Tuesday 02 February 21 15:21 GMT (UK) »
Thanks, Osprey  No idea why I thought the marriage to Mary Miles was in Wiltshire!!
Will follow up your leads :)

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Re: Parents of James Gray
« Reply #6 on: Tuesday 02 February 21 15:53 GMT (UK) »
Burial in Warminster 18 Jan 1811 of Charles Gray, infant

Burial 8 Sept 1835 in Pertwood for Joseph Gray 17 noted as of East Knoyle.

John married Sarah Salmon 25 Dec 1840 in Bath and is in Saltford for some census entries

https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VFV9-FYG

Ann as a servant in 1861
https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M7PT-VXL

Nothing as yet to help find the parents.

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Cornwall: Allen, Bevan, Bosisto, Carnpezzack, Donithorn, Huddy, James, Retallack, Russell, Vincent, Yeoman
Cards: Thomas (Llanbadarn Fawr)
Glam: Bowler, Cram, Galloway, James, Thomas, Watkins
Lincs: Coupland, Cram
Mon: Cram, Gwyn, John, Philpot, Smart, Watkins
Pembs: Edwards (St. Dogmael's)
Yorks: Airey, Bowler, Elliott, Hare, Hewitt, Kellett, Kemp, Stephenson, Tebb