Author Topic: John EVANS, miner, in Kingswinford Staffs, did he wed?  (Read 600 times)

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Re: John EVANS, miner, in Kingswinford Staffs, did he wed?
« Reply #18 on: Thursday 11 November 21 17:58 GMT (UK) »
I thought it was probably a mistranscription as there's no other record for the name as a first name in the area.

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For his surname to be Evans, he could have been born before the marriage. Not finding any record of him at the moment.

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
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Re: John EVANS, miner, in Kingswinford Staffs, did he wed?
« Reply #19 on: Thursday 11 November 21 19:48 GMT (UK) »
That's OK, many thanks for looking.

Don't try too hard with the Duberly, there's no proof yet that he was the father of the John EVANS that I seek.

We still haven't solved the problem I first put to RootsChat a few days ago.

I lack:
1. a marriage for John EVANS and Matilda [Dalley or Dallow or Mangin/Mangen], 1820s?
2. a baptism for John Bernard Mangin EVANS who, for sure, must be the brother of this couple's daughter Matilda Mangen EVANS who was baptised Kingswinford 1826.

There is a baptism record for a Thomas EVANS 1823, died 1824, born to John EVANS + Matilda, Brierley Hill. Then apparently nothing till 1826 (Baptism of Matilda.) But John Bernard Mangin EVANS' birth fits in between these 2 children, however we can't find it.  This family's practice is to baptise every child, so I am perplexed.

There's nothing to suggest that John EVANS changed his job or moved away between 1824 - 26. This mining family, first based in Bromley, shifts about a mile west, that's all, and then stays put for decades.

The appropriate baptism records for Brierley Hill exist, because Thomas is in them, 1823 + 1824.
The records for Kingswinford exist too, because Matilda is in them, 1826.

So why might [what ought to be] an existing record not show up in any online Index?
Or is there a page missing in the original book?
Or did someone forget to copy/photograph a page, or the back of one?

Can anyone see the original baptism registers for Kingswinford?