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From: "Doug & Helen Smith" <>
Subject: unusual parish records..interesting what you might find
Date: Mon, 18 Oct 1999 12:38:27 -0700


My friend is a cataloguer in the Family History Library, SLC UT, she came
across these records. Hopefully a giggle for you today.


Unusual Parish register entriesAngmaring, Sussex: FHL film #992172, item 10:
George, son (perhaps) of Richard, certainly of Sarah Amoore, July 16
1749(note: Mary, daughter of Sara and Richard Amore was christened 23 Aug
1763 - and the parents were listed in that order, namely mother before
father, which was most unusual)James, son of widow Crossingham, sworn and
confessed to have been begotten by her late husband's son. Christened 20
Nov., 1757. Upon examining the lad, he solemnly declared the Hussey
attacked him on his bed, first in her cloths [sic], then naked. He did not
comply. But afterwards she rushed into his bed naked and seized the
premises.William, son of Anne Robarts by God Knows Who.... April 3,
1765James, son of Anne Robarts.....Dec. 10, 1769(Anne Robarts married
Nathaniel Knight 25 December, 1769 and they had children)Sarah, daughter of
Elizabeth Tye, who still remains - un-Tyed ..June 2nd (1765)One of the more
unusual surnames in this parish was Hogtrough. ¨ ð
Helen M.V. Smith
Salmo BC.

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