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John Parker

    
Marriage  

    Groom: John Parker, age 22,
           Bachelor, of Wighton
    Bride: Ann Porter,  age 17, 
           Spinster, of Wighton
     Date: 31 Oct 1815
    Place: All Saints, 
           Wighton, Norfolk
Witnesses: Charles Copland
           Mary Lingher
  By Bans: Mary Shirling, her mother, gave consent.


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

      Groom: John Shirling
      Bride: 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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        Name: James Shirling  
      Mother: Mary Shirling
      Father: John Shirling
     Baptism: 13 Dec 1807
       Place: Wighton, 
              Norfolk
 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

Household members...

      Charles Parker, 31 yrs
          Ann Parker, 29 yrs
        Sarah Parker, 10 m
         Anne Parker, 51 yrs
       
         
            Place: Woolwich, Kent
     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     63 Wighton Norfolk, Nurse, W
    Ann Parker     37 Lincolnshire Thurlby, M
Charles Parker son 13 Lincoln
  Eliza Parker dau 9  Cambridgeshire Whittersay 
   Jane Parker dau 7  Norfolk Wells
 George Parker son 5  Norfolk Lynn
 Walter Parker son 2  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 - 71 - 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

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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

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