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Roberts & Wood 1740's

October 13, 2011 by Lindsay Scott in forum Genealogy / History

#1030 Lindsay Scott, 13 October 2011, 18:16

Hello, Having found a Maternal link back to Eaton Bray last year, I'm back now with another possible link this time on my paternal side.  I wonder if you have any knowledge of William Roberts b c.1747 and a Mary Wood b c.1748.   They possibly married in Kensworth mid 1770's and I'm following up a suggestion that they could have been born in Eaton Bray.  Thanks in advance.

#1031 Tom n Harry, 13 October 2011, 18:36

From Eaton Bray Parish Records......

Baptism November 1st 1747 William Roberts son of John & Sarah Roberts , Farmer........

Baptism December 26th 1748 Mary Wood daughter of Richard & Judith Wood.

#1032 Lindsay Scott, 13 October 2011, 20:35

Thanks, that was quick!  Were the parents from EB too then?

#1035 Tom n Harry, 14 October 2011, 18:59

Found a marriage for John Roberts to Sarah Pursell in Leighton Buzzard 31st December 1728 on the Eaton Bray Community Tree.........

Baptism August 27th 1710 Sarah daughter of Roger & Elizabeth Purcell ,Carpenter....

#1037 Tom n Harry, 14 October 2011, 19:14

Baptism April 28th 1705 John son of John & Ann Roberts, Farmer , born March 25th.

#1038 Tom n Harry, 14 October 2011, 19:19

Baptism December 8th 1709 Richard son of Richard & Mary Wood...

All above baptisms are from Eaton Bray Parish Records.

Can't find Judiths maiden name at the moment.

#1039 Lindsay Scott, 14 October 2011, 20:15

Thanks TnH. My tree gets stranger by the minute!  Unbelievably, if I have my maternal links right, it seems  Roger Pursell is my 7x great grandfather on both my maternal & paternal side.  

#1040 Tom n Harry, 14 October 2011, 20:38

Maybe go back another generation on Pursell........

Marriage October 17th 1698 Roger Purcell to Elizabeth Sandon.

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