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"In 1861 John senior gives his age as 73, birthplace Fakenham, so coupled with his 1851 age of 64 a birth in the region of Apr 1786 - Mar 1788 is implied. The IGI has only one John Carter baptism close to this - on 11 Sep 1789, son of William and…"
"The Passenger List for the Anna Maria shows:
John Carter 24 Farm labourer Native place Fakenham Suffolk Parents John and Mary living at Fakenham Suffolk, Relatives in the Colony: Brother Josiah Carter arrived per "Beejapore"
"Let's not speculate at this stage
In 1851 living in Gedney Drovend were
Joseph Marsh head marr 51 Ag lab b Glenton Lincs
Frances Marsh wife 37 Field work b Billingborough Lincs
Sarah Marsh dau 16 b Billingborough
John Marsh son 12 b New Leak…"
"I have received the death certificate for John Marsh and can confirm that he died on 28th October 1919 at Maclean NSW. He was aged 81 at death and so would have been born about 1838. His father is listed as Joseph Marsh (farmer); mother not…"
Not a lot of actual proof my end yet - in the very early stages of my investigation. So don't go to a lot of your trouble yet. I do have a death certificiate on the way and will advise more when received.
"My immediate thought was one of doubt. That someone from Gedney should have married in Lincs, baptised a son in Sussex, then moved back to Lincs.
Looking at the 1851 only reinforces my misgivings.
In Pulborough Sussex was Joseph Marsh 44, wife…"
I am seeking information on my great great grandfather John Carter (christened 25/2/1833 at Great Thurlow Suffolk, died 6/10/1908 Australia) married in 1855 at Fakenham Suffolk to wife Elizabeth Want (b 20/6/1833 Thelnetham, Suffolk – d 6/12/1928 Australia), emigrated to Australia on “Anna Maria” arriving Sydney 25/6/1857.John’s father, my great great great grandfather, was also John Carter (born about 1801 at Fakenham) married about 1826 to Mary Bendell (born about 1801). Any information, help…See More
I am seeking information on my great great great grandfather Joseph Marsh (born 1802, died 1862 and interred at Gedney) married on 7/6/1836 at Old Bolingbroke Lincolnshire to wife Frances Scrimshaw (1815 – 1897).Their son, my great great grandfather, John Marsh (christened 17/11/1839 Pulborough Sussex and died 1919 in Maclean NSW Australia) married 20/1/1860 at Gedney Marsh to wife Mary Ann Parkinson (b 22/5/1837 – d 11/7/1921) emigrated to Australia aboard “Chance” arriving Sydney July…See More
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