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John Parker

    
Marriage  

Groom: John Parker, age 22, Bachelor, of Wighton
Bride: Ann Porter,  age 17, Spinster, of Wighton

31 Oct 1815 at All Saints, Wighton, Norfolk, England.

Witnesses: Charles Copland & Mary Lingher
  By Bans: Mary Shirling, her mother, gave consent.
Reg entry: 12


NOTE: Groom-Bride-both Witnesses Signed X. Wighton is just up the 
      road from Great Walsingham.

    
Parish Record for John's wife Ann Porter  

        Place: All Saints,Wighton,Norfolk
 Baptism date: 12 Apr 1798
         Name: Ann
        Abode: Wighton
Mother's Name: Mary Porter
Register note: Illegitimate Daughter


NOTE: Ann's mother Mary, single, marries a John Shirling, a widower, on the 
30th May 1803, in Wighton. She has at least one other illegitimate daughter, 
Mary, born 1792, and at least one son, James, with her new husband in 1807.


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Parish Record - Marriage 

Ann's mother Mary's marriage to John Shirling

       Name: John Shirling & Mary Porter
       Date: 30 May 1803
      Place: Norfolk, England
FHL Film No: 1526885

England, Select Marriages, 1538-1973


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        Name: Mary Porter  
      Mother: Mary Porter
     Baptism: 28 Oct 1792
       Place: Wighton, Norfolk.
 FHL Film No: 1526885
      Ref ID: Item 8, p40

England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975


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Ann Porter's half-brother

        Name: James Shirling  
      Mother: Mary Shirling
      Father: John Shirling
     Baptism: 13 Dec 1807
       Place: Wighton, Norfolk, England.
 FHL Film No: 1526885
      Ref ID: Item 8, p51

England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975

     
Census - 1851 

Anne Parker, 51, Visitor, born: Wighton, Norfolk, England

Household members...

                   Charles Parker, 31 yrs
                       Ann Parker, 29 yrs
                     Sarah Parker, 10 months
                      Anne Parker, 51 yrs
                      

            Place: Woolwich, Kent, England
     Reg district: Greenwich
 Sub-reg district: Woolwich Dockyard

Ed:04  Sch:47 Piece:1588  Folio:93  Page:12


NOTE: Charles Parker is Ann's son. Later Charles and his family are found
      to be living in Canada.

     
Census - 1861 

Walsingham Union Workhouse

     Ann Parker       - age 63 - born Wighton, Norfolk - Nurse - Widow
     Ann Parker       - age 37 - born Lincolnshire Thurlby - married.
 Charles Parker - son - age 13 - born Lincoln
   Eliza Parker - dau - age 9 -  born Cambridgeshire Whittersay 
    Jane Parker - dau - age 7 -  born Norfolk Wells
  George Parker - son - age 5 -  born Norfolk Lynn
  Walter Parker - son - age 2 -  born Norfolk Wymondham 

RG9/1246/5/4  Walsingham Union Workhouse  Norfolk. Parish Gt.Snoring


NOTE: Ann is in the same workhouse as her daughter-in-law & grandchildren.

     
Census - 1871 

Walsingham Union Workhouse

     Ann Parker - age 71 - born Wighton, Norfolk - Nurse - Widow

     
Parish Records - Children 


        Name: James Parker  
      Father: John Parker (Labourer)    
      Mother: Ann
       Birth: 10 Jun 1817  
     Baptism: 31 Jul 1817
       Place: St.Peter, Great Walsingham, Norfolk.
Person abode: Old Walsingham
   Reg entry: 63

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        Name: Charles Parker  
      Father: John Parker (Labourer)    
      Mother: Ann Porter
       Birth: 26 Apr 1819 
     Baptism: 23 May 1819
       Place: St.Peter, Great Walsingham, Norfolk.
Person abode: Old Walsingham
   Reg entry: 87

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        Name: Sarah Parker  
      Father: John Parker (Labourer)    
      Mother: Ann 
     Baptism: 28 Oct 1821
       Place: St.Peter, Great Walsingham, Norfolk.
Person abode: Old Walsingham
   Reg entry: 122

Found at FreeREG.org.uk & Ancestry.com

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        Name: John Parker  
      Father: John Parker (Labourer)    
      Mother: Ann 
 Christening: 17 Oct 1824
       Birth: 20 Sep 1824
       Place: Walsingham Old, Norfolk, England
Person abode: Old Walsingham


England, Norfolk Bishop's Transcripts.

Found at FreeREG.org.uk & Ancestry.com