Portishead Baptisms

Transcribed by Mary Mason

1741-1791

1741

May 21 William s of Richard Flower and Mary.

Jun 21 Hanah d of Joseph Bayly and Hannah.

 

1742

Mar 8 Elizabeth d of Edwd: and Mary Alvis.

Betty d of Thomas Giles.

Jun 10 Simon s of Wm: and Mary Milliford.

 

1743

Aug 7 Rachel d of John Herniman and Mary.

Mar 4 ye daughter of Jos: and Eliz: Buck.

Mar 18 James s of John and Anne Symonds.

 

1745

Jan 16 John s of Sam: and Lilly Russell.

Samuel s of Mr Love and Elizabeth.

Mar 24 John s of John Porter and Mary.

 

1746

May 14 Ruth d of Samuel Cullimore and Ruth.

May 16 Mary d of John Bottelar and Elizabeth.

Dec 15 John s of Wm and Lucretia Pruit.

Jan 21 Anne d of John Wilmot and Mary.

Feb 16 Frances d of Daniel Young and Hester.

 

1747.

Jun 21 Thomas s of Daniel Young and Hester.

Ditto Mary base d of Anne Phillips by James Barber ye reputed father.

 

1748

Mary d of John Cary and Mary.

Apr 24 Hanah d of Tho: Giles and Mary.

Apr 25 Patience d and base child of Patience Preston, widow, by Barber of Kenn Pier.

May 1 Sarah d of Will: Hunt and Elizabeth.

May 30 Hanah d of Thomas and Susanna Boulton.

Jul 10 Samuel s of Sam: and Dinah Bishop.

Oct 26 Richd: s of John and Mary Willmot was born.

Dec 5 Mary d of Wm: Pruit and Lucretia.

Mar 12 John s of George Symons and Rebecca.

 

1749

Mar 27 Mary d of Henry Beard and Eliz:

Mar William s of John and Ann Simmons.

Apr 30 Mary d of John Camplin and Mary.

Jul 2 Hannah d of Daniel Young and Hester.

Aug 13 This day being Sunday Benjamin Wyche A.M. was inducted into the Rectory of Portishead and had quick possession thereof.

 

1750

Apr 29 John s of Thos: and Elizabeth Stedfall.

May 6 Martha d of James and Sarah Hilman.

Jul 22 Thos: s of John and Mary Carew.

Jul 1 Edward  s of Thomas and Mary Loscombe.

Jan 13 William s of Henry Beard and Betty.

Henry Onion Edward son and Mary.

 

1751

James s of James and Sarah Hillman.

… 13 Richard s of Thomas and Betty Ashford.

Dec 29 Mary d of Jacob and Hannah Dobbs.

 

1752

Jul 19 James s of John and Mecy Cary.

Sep 3 Stephen s of John and Ann James.

Sep 24 William s of William and Ann Stout.

Dec 5 Richard s of William and Elizabeth Bound.

 

1753

Apr 29 George s of Henry and Betty Beard.

May 27 Sarah d of Edward and Elizabeth White.

Joseph s of George and Rebecca Symonds.

Sep 2 Willm: s of Willm: and Dinah Lovel.

Dec 16 Mary d of Thomas and Betty Ashford.

 

1754

Mar 10 Saml: s of James and Sarah Hilman.

Apr 14 John s of Jacob and Hannah Dobbs.

… 7 Francis s of James and Mary Carey.

May 5 Frances d of John and Mary Hedges.

Oct 26 Emmanuel s of a stranger delivered in Kingroad.

Nov 18 Hannah d of Henry and Betty Beards.

 

1755

May 6 John s of Thomas and Elizabeth Pope.

Apr 6 Martha d of Mary Eynon.

Jul 27 Hannah d of John and Mary Carey.

Aug 3 Joseph s of Thos: and Betty Ashford.

Aug 10 Jane d of James and Hannah Lane.

Sarah d of George and Rebecca Symons.

Mary base born child of Mary Upsha.

Feb 7 Jacob s of Jno: and Ann Symonds.

 

1756

Jan 11 Ann d of Jno: and Rachel Atkinson.

Jan 25 Esther d of Wm: and Elizabeth Bound.

Feb 8 Jno: s of Jno: and Hannah Gould.

Feb 15 Jno: s of Jno: and Mary Gayden.

Mar 1 Betty d of Jno: and Mary Hedges.

Elizabeth d of Jo: and Sarah Hilman.

Mar 28 Mary d of Js: and Mary Carey.

May 16 Dinah d of Wm: and Dinah Lovel.

Hannah d of henry and Betty Beard.

Sep 5 Elizabeth d of Ths: and Elizabeth Ashford.

Oct 10 Hannah d of Ths: and Betty Batten.

Oct 31 Frances d of Js: and Hannah Lane.

 

1757

Sep 11 Mary d of George and Rebecca Symonds.

Sep 18 William s of Jno: and Mary Gayden.

Oct 26 Sarah d of John and Mary Carey.

 

1758

Mar 19 Hannah d of Ths: and Elizabeth Ashford.

Mar 26 Betty d of Wm: and Elizabeth Bound.

… 16 Stephen s of John and Ann Symonds.

… 30 Joseph s of Jno: and Hannah Gould.

Jun 5 Wm: s of William and Elizabeth Reed.

… 5 Elizabeth d of James and Mary Carey.

… 11 Jno: s of Henry and Bridget Penny.

Oct 31 Hester d of James and Hannah Lane.

Nov 9 Sarah d of James and Sarah Hillman.

 

1759

Feb 16 Hannah d of Joseph and Ann Ashford.

Apr 13 James s of James and Elizabeth Deane.

Apr 16 Sarah d of Henry and Betty Beard.

Jul 29 Nancy d of George and Mary Brock.

Dec 29 Rachel d of Joseph and Rebeca Buck.

 

1760

Sep 27 James s of Thomas and Catherine Pope.

Oct 23 Diana d of James and Sarah Hillman.

 

1762

Jun 12 Anne d of James and Sarah Hillman.

 

1763

Aug 1 William s of James and Mary Bult.

Jan 14 Mary d of Thos: and Elizabeth Cary.

Feb 19 Ann d of James and Mary Cary.

Feb 21 1765 Wm s of Thom: and Eliz: Cary.

 

1765

Nov 10 James s of Joseph and Rebecca Buck. Fisherman.

… 24 Francis d of James and Mary Cary. Labourer.

 

1766

Jan 6 John s of John and Eleanor Smith. Farmer.

Jan 20 Elizabeth d of James and Mary Boult.Millar.

Feb 7 Virtue d of James and Sarah Hilman.

Apr 27 Anna d of John Cook and Mary,

and Benjamin son of ye said Cook.

May 11 John s of Jacob Dods.

Jul 11 Elizabeth d of John and Sarah Buck.

Jul 11 William George s of James Brown, rector of this parish and Mary his wife.

 

1767

Apr 13 Samuel s of William and Elizabeth Reed.

Sep 16 James s of James and Edith Young.

 

1768

Feb 21 Dinah d of James and Mary Cary.

Nov 18Thomas s of Thomas and Eliz: Cary.

Jun 23 Mary d of William Bowcott and Mary was born 21 Jan 1768.

Jan 11 Nancy d of Joseph and Mary Griffin.

Mar 23 Isaac s of Joseph and Rebecca Buck.

Hannison d of William and Ann Hunt.

Aug 13 Mary d of Joseph and Mary Griffin.

 

1769

Apr 9 William s of William and Mary Bowcott.

 

1771

May 11 Joseph s of Joseph and Mary Griffin.

Aug 23 Thomas Barth Bowcott s of William and Mary Bowcott.

 

1772

Apr 22 John s of Joseph and Mary Griffin.

Jul 4 Prudence d of James and Sarah Hillman.

Hannah d of Nathan and Rachel Feaks.

Jane d of George and Mary Badrick.

Nov Jane d of James and Mary Gold aged 2 years & a quarter.

At the same time Hannah the daughter of same.

 

1774

Jun 19 William s of William and Pernel  Nuton.

Oct 9 Samuel s of George and Mary Corvel of Clapton.

Dec 26 John s of William and Elizabeth Beard.

 

1775

Jan 8 Thomas s of Richard and Ann Ashford.

Jan 15 Thomas s of William and Jane Stevens.

Feb 12 Jacob s of Jacob and Nancy Battin.

Mar 12 Jacob s of James and Sarah Hillman.

May 7 James s of James and Mary Ceary.

Jun 25 Ann d of John and Mary Higins.

Jul 9 William Ceary s of Ann Spear, base child, father of the child Wm: Ceary.

Nov 19 Marriath d of Joseph and Jane James.

Dec 25 John s of John and Beeky Pearce aged 3 years and 2 ……

Dec 25 Joseph s of John and Beety Pearce aged 1 year and a half.

Dec 25 Mary d of John and Beety Pearce aged half a year.

Dec 25 Joseph s of John and Rebeca Thomas.

 

1776

Apr 7 Thomas Beacon son of Osenes Watts base child.

Apr 7 A daughter of Richard and Ann Ashford.

 May 5 Samuel s George and Mary Simmons of Portbury.

May 5 Henery Coolin s of Ann Baily, widow, base child of James Coolin father, on oath of Ann Baily.

Nov 17 John s of William and Percale Nuton.

Dec 26 Elizabeth of James and Mary Ric…..

 

1777

Jun 12 Joseph s of Joseph and (rest torn off) Elizabeth, off this parish. He was born in the parish of Stogursey, May 10 1772 and privately baptised then May 18 1772. This last circumstance was judged necessary to register in this book in order to prevent any future injury to the child from his being taken to Church so long after his birth.

Oct 29 William s of William and Mary Bowcott, aged three years.

John s of the above William and Mary Bowcott.

 

1778

Jan 26 John s of Thomas Cary and Hannah.

Feb 16 Mary d of Richard Ashford and Ann.

Mar 8 Samuel s of William Wall and Mary.

Apr 13 George s of John Thorn and Mary.

Apr 15 John s of Samuel Hodges and Hannah.

Apr 19 Samuel s of William Parsley and Anstice.

Jul 20 George s of James Gould and Mary.

Nov 24 Sarah d of Thos: Harris and Hannah.

Dec 27 George s of John Thorn and Mary.

Dec .. Sarah d of John Thomas and Elizabeth.

 

1779

Jan 10 Elizabeth d of John Higgins and Mary.

Jan 10 Samuel s of William Newton and Penelope.

Jan 17 Thomas s of John Piearce and Elizabeth.

Feb 7 Hannah d of John Fry and Hannah.

Feb 7 Hester base child of –Stokes and Mary Cullimore.

Apr 18 Sarah d of William Baily and Amy.

May 23 William s of Lawford Pullen and Hester.

Aug 30 Maris d of Samuel Hillman and Elizabeth.

Sep 12 James base s of James Hurl and Hester Russel.

Sep 27 Mary d of William Horsington and Ceicil.

Oct 11 Anne d of Willm: Penny and Sarah.

Oct 15 John s of John Wedmore and Elizabeth.

Nov 9 Sarah d of Willm: Cary and Anne.

 

1780

Mar 26 Samuel Hogis s of Samuel and Hanah.

Nov 22 Richard s of Richard and Ann Ashford.

Dec 31 Mary d of James and Mary Gould.

 

1781

Jan 1 Hanah d of Thomas and Hanah Cary.

Jan 2 John s of Lawford and Hester Pulling.

Jan 2 Mary d of Thomas and Mary Pasons of Clapton.

Feb 4 Ann d of John and Mary Edwards.

Mar 18 James s of James and Elizabeth Parsons of Clapton.

Apr 11 Sarah d of James and James and Hanah Harris.

Apr 15 Nancy d of Joseph and Ann Simmons.

Apr 22 Ann  d of John and Hanah Fry.

Jul 1 Ann d of Samuel and Elizabeth Hillman.

Aug 19 William s of Joseph and Mary Ashford.

Sep 2 Wm: s of Wm: and Amy Baily.

Dec 3 John s of James and Mary Rickets.

 

 1782

May 4 James s of John and Mary Higgens.

Mar 10 John s of Saml: and Mary Hodges.

Sep 29 James s of James and Hannah Hartry.

Dec 11 Hannah d of Tho: and Hannah Harris.

Dec 12 Mary d of John and ……… Wedmore.

 

1783

Jan 10 Rebecca d of Joseph and Ann Symonds.

Feb 8 Elizabeth d of James and Elizabeth Haris.

Sep 28 Hannah d of Joseph and Mary Ashford.

Dec 7 Joseph s of Thomas and Hannah Cary.

Dec 21 Sarah d of Willm: and Amy Baily.

 

1784

Jan 5 John s of Rich: and Ann Ashford.

Sarah d of William and Ann Cary. 4 years & 3 months.

Jan 12 Sarah d of James and Mary Manfield.

Jan 18 John s of Hester Russel, a base child of reputed father Jn: Gale.

Dec 15 Mary d of Samuel and Mary Hodges.

Jan 25 John s of John and Anne Hearne.

Feb 22 William s of John and Sarah Baily.

Mar 7 Wiliiam s of John and Hannah Fry.

Jun 3 Mary d of James and Mary Harris.

Jun 6 Dinah d of Rachel Ware a base child of reputed father –Lovell.

Jul 4 Rachel d of George and Mary Symonds of Portbury.

Jul 18 Thomas s of Christopher and Ann Harris.

Aug 1 Mary d of William and Penelope Newton.

Sep 5 (blank) of Ralph and Betty Basant.

Sep 9 James s of John Gale and Ruth.

Nov 21 Thomas s of James and Hannah Hartree.

Dec 25 Mary Bryant an adult.

Dec 26 John s of James and Sarah Doubting.

 

1785

Jan 5 Mary d of Willm: and Sarah Perry.

Jan 11 Elizabeth d of Thos: and Hannah Hartree.

May 17 Mary d of Thos: and Hannah Harris.

Jun 23 Elizabeth d of Lawford and Hester Pullen.

Jun 23 Mary d of Lawford and Hester Pullen.

Aug 28 James s of Thos: and Hannah Cary.

 

1786

Jan 2 Hannah d of James Ball and Martha.

Jan 8 James s of Thomas and Hannah Hartree.

Feb 5 Mary d of Willm: and Mary Hearne.

Jul 30 Wm:  s of William and Mary Dogget, pauper.

Jul 30 ..nis d of Edward and Mary May.

Jul 31 Joseph and Eleanor s & d of William and Anstice Parsley.

Aug 16 Nancy d of John and Sarah Baily.

Sep 24 Elizabeth d of Saml: and Mary Hodge.

Sep 24 James s of James and Mary Harris.

Oct 15 James s of James and Sarah Parsons, pauper.

 

1787

Jan 14 William s of Wm: and Rachel Lovell.

May 6 Hannah d of John and Ruth Gale.

May 27 Nancy d of John and Sarah Baily.

Jun 26 Mary d of Lawford and Hester Pullen.

Sep 16 James s of Joseph and Mary Ashford.

Nov 18 William s of Thomas and Hannah Cary.

Dec 25 Ann d of James and Martha Ball.

 

1788

Jan Hannah d of Rob: and Hannah Newman.

May 27 Richd: s of Richd: and Sarah Dogget.

Sep 1 John s of Thos: and Hannah Hartree.

Sep 1 Jane Osmond, an adult.

Dec Hugh s of William and Anstice Parsley. This child was born June 1788.

 

1789

Jan 25 William s of William and Amy Baily.

Feb 1 John s of James and Mary Harris.

Feb 2 Christian d of William and Mary Hearne.

Feb 3 Mary d of John and Jane Dobbs.

Feb 8 Sarah d of Wm: and Rachel Bound. This child was born Nov 6 1783.

Mar 1 Elizabeth d of Christopher and Ann Harris.

Dec 20 1788 Thos: George s of Rob: and Mary Ames.

Jun 21 1789 Mary & James s & d of John and Hannah Fry.

Jun 3 Thomas s of Thomas and Hannah Harris.

Jun 2 Sarah d of Leyland and Hester Pullen.

Jul 18 William s of John and Ruth Gale.

Aug 4 Mary d of James and Martha Ball.

Aug 23 Mary d of William and Rachel Lovell.

Nov Joseph s of Joseph and Mary Ashford.

Dec 29 Sarah d of Hester Russel, a base child.

 

1790

Jan 10 Sarah d of Thomas and Sarah Cook.

Apr 5 John s of Wm: and Betty Mitchel and Hannah d, baptised, John being 5 years and 2 months.

Apr 11 Mary d of Samuel and Priscilla Ophtred.

Apr 18 Mary d of James and Sarah Doubting.

Jul 18 Edward and Sarah s & d of Thomas and Ann Daubin. Edward being 1year 6 months.

Jul 18 Hannah d of John and Mary Higgins.

 

1791

Jan 3 William s of William and Ruth Gale, William being 1 year 6 months.

May 8 William s of William and Rachel Bound.

Jun 5 Sarah d of John and Hannah Pope.

Jun 12 Martha d of William and Mary Steare.

The child Mr Shipton baptised the first Sunday he officiated at Portishead, is not registered.

This was Hannah Cook d of Thos: and Sarah Cook, Mar 15.

Jun 12 Martha Herne d of Wm: and Mary Herne.

Jul 3 Hannah Harris d of James and Mary Harris.

Sep 6 A new register being bought, this will be no longer used.