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Fordington

Baptisms st Georges Church 1691 - 1705
Transcribed from BT’s by Michael Russell OPC for Fordington 2007 from CLDS film 1279496 & 1279497
[Transcribers comments are in brackets in italics - 158 baptism records]
Last updated July 2013

The Romana Stone
Vicars and Prebendaries of St Georges Church Michael Russell FIPD

Note:- Readers are reminded that each year started on 25 th March not the 1 st January [ up until 1752]
so January and February Christenings for example will appear at the end of the year
1691 A list taken out of ye Register of ye Parish of ffordington of ye names of all such persons as were Baptised, Married and buried in ye Parish of ffordington Ano Domni 1691

Baptised [Start of CLDS Image 2148]

Melchizedek ARNOLD June 2nd [ Melchizedek is a biblical name meaning King of righteousness - favoured in Cornwall about this date]

Elizabeth CHANNEL Oct 21st

Sarah TRIPPE Nov 22nd

Susanna HITCHCOCKE Dec 25th

Benjamin BISHOP January 5th

Mary HALL January 20th

Reuben PHIPPARD ffeb ry 12th

William BURD ffeb ry 14th

Elizabeth TAPLIN March 8th

Charles ROBINSON March 11th [Note:- 6th child from the marriage of Rev.Henry ROBINSON to Hannah THORNBURGH at Owermoigne 7th June 1683]

    Signed:-
    Henry ROBINSON Vicar
    John SEAGER Churchwarden [End of CLDS Image 2148]

1692 A copy of ye Register of ye Parish of ffodington for the year 1692

Baptised [Start of CLDS Image 2149]

Henry WIGGINS April 6th

Elenor CHURCHILL May 5th

Mary LOCK May 5th

John SEAGER May 22nd

John JONES May 29th

Robert MUDFORD June 16th

John BISHOP June 27th

Will: [William] BELMAN Oct 1st

Will: [William] LUCCAS Oct 9th

Thomas WINDSOR Oct 12th

Hannah HUTTON Dec 29th

Will: [William] TRIPP March 11th

Will: [William] MEADER March 14th

    Signed Henry ROBINSON Vicar
    William SEAGER }
    John SEAGER } Churchwardens [End of CLDS Image 2149]

1693 A Copy of the Register Book of the Parish of ffordington for ye year 1693

Baptised [Start of CLDS Image 2150]

Robert LETSON April 4th

John WINDSOR August 20th

Thomas ARNOLD Novovember 1st

Elizabeth CRIMBLE? Nov br 13th [Very Poor quality - IGI has CROOME ]

Thomas ROBINSON February 1st [Note:- 7th child from the marriage of Rev.Henry ROBINSON to Hannah THORNBURGH at Owermoigne 7th June 1683]

Rebekah HITCHCOCK March 27th

    Signed
    Henry ROBINSON Vicar
    William MINTERNE }
    Mell COX } Churchwardens [End of CLDS Image 2150]

1694 a Copy of the Register of ye Parish of ffordington for the year 1694

Baptised [Start of CLDS Image 2151]

Rebekah SNOOK March 27th

Elenor DOWLE August 12th

Jane DENNIS August 22nd

Elizabeth LOCK January ye 27th

Bridget COX ffebry 21st

Joseph BISHOP March 21st

    Signed
    Henry ROBINSON Vicar
    William MINTERNE }
    Mell COX } Churchwardens [End of CLDS Image 2151]

1695 a Copy of the Register of ye Parish of ffordington for the year 1695

Baptised [Start of CLDS Image 2152]

Mary EAMES April 7th

Phillip CHURCHILL May 9th

Robert TAPP May 25th

John MINGO June 17th

Sarah WIGGINS July 26th

Mary MUDFORD Aug st 2nd

John BUNN Sept br 24th

Joseph JAMES Oct br 7th

Anne LETSON Nov br 30th

Edward ROBINSON Jan ry 12th [Note:- 8th child from the marriage of Rev.Henry ROBINSON to Hannah THORNBURGH at Owermoigne 7th June 1683]

Sarah HUNT ffeby 2nd

Joan DENNIS ffeby 13th

Jane FRAMPTON March 15th

    Signed
    Henry ROBINSON Vicar
    William MINTERNE }
    Mell COX } Churchwardens [End of CLDS Image 2152]

1696 A Copy of the Register of the Parish of ffordington for ye year 1696

Baptised [Start of CLDS Image 2153]

John BIRD March 29th

Jacob HITCHCOCK March 29th

Odel ARNOLD April 6th [Note cant locate Odel as a Christian Name - not in IGI ]

Henry TRIPP May 10th

Sarah FFREKE [Freak] May 10th

Jane STEVENS May 27th

Mary DAMON June 14th

Thomas KING July 7th

William HUTTON Sept br 2nd

John HUTTON Sept br 4th

Henry MITCHEL Oct br 25th

Anne JONES Oct br 25th

Sarah ADAMS Nov br 14th

    Signed
    Henry ROBINSON Vicar
    Mell COX } Churchwardens
    Simon BALE } [End of CLDS Image 2153]

1697 Missing


1698 A Copy of the Register of ye Parish of ffordington for the year of our Lord 1698

Baptised [Start of CLDS Image 2154]

Andrew son of Ro: [Robert] HALL March 31st

Joseph son of Christopher MUDFORD April 4th

James son of James FRAMPTON April 4th

Elizabeth daughter of Humphrey COWARD May 7th

Anne daughter of John WIGGINS May 31st

Amos son of Amos DENNIS June 23rd

Thomas son of Ffrancis CHURCHILL June 23rd

William son of Thomas SNOOK Sept 22nd

Edith daughter of Reuben PHIPPARD Nov br 17th

Hannah daughter of Henry ROBINSON ffeb ry 15th [Note:- 9th child from the marriage of Rev.Henry ROBINSON to Hannah THORNBURGH at Owermoigne 7th June 1683]

John son of John PEARSON ffeb ry 15th

Steven son of Steven MITCHEL March 20th

Elizabeth daughter of William TRIPP March 20th

    [Signed ]
    Henry ROBINSON Vicar
    Mell COX } Churchwardens
    Simon BALE } [End of CLDS Image 2154]

1699 A Copy of ye Register of ye Parish of ffordington for the year 1699

Baptised [Start of CLDS Image 2155]

Thomas WIGGINS April 11th

Elizabeth WINDSOR May 7th

Dorothy HITCHCOCK June13th

Richard MEADER July 27th

Rachel MANUEL August 6th [Start of CLDS Image 2156]

John LOCK Sept br 7th

John POPLAR Sept br 29th

Rebekah POPLAR Sept br 29th

John COWARD Oct br 4th

Elizabeth WYATT Oct br 29th

Joan JONES December 4th

Reuben PHIPPARD December 10th

Mary BUNN Dec br 10th

Sarah LUAS [Lucas] Jan ry 21st

Elizabeth RASKER ffeb ry 14th

Margaret ROBINSON ffeb ry 27th [Note:- 10th child from the marriage of Rev.Henry ROBINSON to Hannah THORNBURGH at Owermoigne 7th June 1683]

Patience MITCHEL March 1st

Ann SNOOKE March 24th

    [Signed]
    Henry ROBINSON Vicar
    Mell COX
    Simon BALE [End of CLDS Image 2155 & 2156]

1700 A Copy of the Register of ye Parish of Fordington in ye year 1700

Baptised [Start of CLDS Image 2161]

Henry TRIPP May 12th

Mary DIFFEY May 31st [Note not in IGI ]

Jane MUDFORD July 9th

Elenor GRACE July 11th

Elizabeth LOCK Sept 24th

Joseph SEAGAR [SEAGER] Nov 14th

Robert BURD Nov15th

Mary MORRIS Ffe by 12th

William TAPP March 6th

    [Signed]
    Henry ROBINSON Vicar
    John SEAGER
    William IBERTSON? [End of CLDS Image 2161]

1701 A Copy of the Register of ye Parish of Fordington in ye year 1701

Baptised [Start of CLDS Image 2162]

Elizabeth STURGEON March 26th [Note Buried May 2nd 1701]

James LOCK June 8th

Edward CHURCHILL June 9th

John WAGLAND June 26th

William PARKER July 28th

Thomas MANWELL Sept 21st

Martha DENNIS Sept 24th

Robert HITCHCOCK Oct 31st

Joseph LETSON Sept 24th [Note out of order on film]

Susanna ALLEN Nov 2nd [Note:- Likely to have been another child of james & Susannah ALLEN - Susannah died and was buried at FStG 08 Nov 1711]

Susanna MEADER Dec 19th

William PEARSON Jany 4th

William FFRAMPTON Jany 15th

John ADAMS Feby 22nd

David PHILPOT Feby 26th

Thomas MOORS March 17th

James SEAGER March 24th

    Signed:

    William INNS Vicar; ibdm [latin abbreviation for ibidem meaning at or in the same place]
    William MINTERN }
    John SEAGER } Churchwardens [End of CLDS Image 2162]

1702 A Copy of the Register of ye Parish of Fordington in ye year 1702

Baptised [Start of CLDS Image 2163]

Margaret daughter of Tabitha BARTLET was Bapt April 12th

Willy son of Wm [William] and Anne POOKE Bapt April 15th [Note:- 2nd known child from the marriage of William POOKE Junior to Ann LOVELACE at Tynham 13th Apr 1696]

Eliz: [ Elizabeth ] daughter of Robert and Joan WINDSOR Bapt May 5th

Phillip son of Tho: [Thomas] & Mary BUNN Bapt May 17th

John son of Christopher and Edith RASKER BapT July 19th

Rebecca daughter of Wm [William] and Anne POPLAR Bapt July 19th

Thomas son of John and Susan WHITE Bapt July 26th

James son of James and Susanna ALLEN Bapt Aug 8th [Note:- The mother Susannah died and was buried at FStG 08 Nov 1711]

John son of Wm [William] and Anne BIRD Bapt Aug 23rd

Humphrey son of Humphrey COWHERD Bapt Oct 4th

Rob: [Robert] son of Wm: [William] and Mary PARKER Bapt Jan 14th

Thomas and Susanna son and daughter of Wm [William] and Edith HUNT Bapt ffeb 17th

Mary daughter of Ffrancis and Mary CHURCHILL Bapt Mar 17th

Thomas son of Thomas and Mary DILLON Bapt Mar 22nd

    [Signed ]
    William INNS Vicar;
    John SEAGER
    William MINTERN Churchwardens [End of CLDS Image 2163]

1703 A True Copy of the Register of ye Parish of Ffordington in the County of Dorset AD:1703

Baptised [Start of CLDS Images 2165 & 2167]

Mary TAPP was Baptised March 29th

John ALLEN was Bapt: July 3rd [Most likely to have been the 1st child from the marriage of James ALLEN to Anne TOMMS who married at FStG 19th may 1702]

Mary LOCKE Baptised July 14th

Henry LUCCAS Bapt: Sept 13th

John MANUIL [MANUEL] Bapt: Oct 17th

Robert HALL Bapt Oct 29th [Note: This Baptism is only on Image 2167]

Jane MEADER Bapt: Nov:5th

Eliz: RASKER Bapt: Nov:8 th [Note IGI has ROSKER ]

Bette PHIPPARD Bapt: Dec:12th

Machias RASKER Bapt: Dec:15th

Anne ALLEN Bapt: Jan:16th [Note IGI has wrong date of Dec 16th probably another child of james & Susannag ALLEN - Susannah died and was buried at FStG 08 Nov 1711]

Joseph POPLAR Bapt: ffeb: 20th

Thomsan HITCHCOCKE ffeb: 24th

    Signed William INNS Vicar;
    William MINTERN & John SEAGER Churchwardens [End of CLDS Images 2165 & 2167]

1704 Missing
    [following note appears at this point in the Bishops Transcripts]
    1705 15th April - is the date of commencement of the original register now preserved at Fordington
    R: Grosvenor BARTELET Vicar 1906

1705

Elianor daughter of John MOORS baptised April 15th

Elizabeth daughter of James & Anne ALLEN baptised July 16th [Note:- Elizabeth is the daughter of James ALLEN who married her mother Anne TOMMS at Fordington on 19th May 1702. Elizabeth married Charles CHRISTOPHER at St Georges church Fordington on Christmas eve 1727]

Mary daughter of William & Elizabeth HARDY baptised August 12th

Lucy daughter of James & Susanna ALLEN baptised August 13th

Robert son of Thomas & Sarah LUCCAS baptised August 22nd

Elizabeth daughter of William ADAMS baptised September 16th

Susanna daughter of John and Susanna MEADER baptised September 27th

Mary daughter of Amos and Joane DENNIS baptised October 17th

Susanna daughter of George & Margaret PALMER baptised October 29th

John son of Samuel & Catherine NELSON baptised December 7th

Elizabeth daughter of Richard LITTLE baptised January 7th

William son of William INNS and Susanna his wife January 28th [Note:- William INNS was Vicar of Fordington between 1701 and 1707]

Hannah daughter of Thomas FREKE February 16th

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