Baptisms at Portscatho Independent Chapel 1826-1836



Unfortunately there are very few parish records surviving from this Chapel. The reason is that the secretary of the Chapel, Captain Thomas Peters, took them to sea with him for safe keeping. He was drowned when his schooner 'Rose' was lost with all hands when it sank off Land's End during the great blizzard of 1891.  Se also a history of Portscatho Chapel.

Transcribed from LDS film 590672 images 56 to 58.

Surname NameYear Date SexFather's nameMother's nameregister notestranscriber notes
ODGERSElizabeth Ann182601-Oct---baptized by William Billing-
MICHELLRichard Dalby182711-Nov---born Oct 20th 1827 | his father originally of the Parish of Gorran | his mother's name was Jeffrey of Pool | baptized by Wm. Billing-
PETERSJames182815-Junson ofAlexanderPeggyborn 25th May | baptized by Wm. Billing-
WEBBJohn Danil Avery183024-Janson ofJohn-born 2nd Jan | the son of John Webb belonging to His Majestys Preventative Service | baptized by Wm. Billing-
MINTONMary Ann183029-Apr---born 30th Mar 1830 | NB The mother of this child was brought here from Wales to obtain relief from the parish | baptized by Wm. Billing-
NICHOLLSPeter183015-Augson ofJohnGraceborn 31st Jul 1830 | baptized by Willm Billing-
BILLINGJohn Thomas183211-Julson ofJamesPersusborn 7th Jun 1832 | NB his father is from the Parish of Gorran & his mother's name was Thomas of this Parish | baptized by Willm. Billing-
GILBERTUsilla183203-Octdau ofJohn-born 7th Feb 1832 | Her mothers maiden name was Cock of the Parish of Gerrans | baptized by Willm. BillingMothers name might be Cook
WEBBEliza Victory183202-Decdau ofJohnMary Annborn 11th Nov 1832 | NB John Webb belongs to his Majestys Preventative Service | baptized by William Billing-
VINCENTJohn Henry183321-Sepson ofJohnKittyborn 7th Sep 1833 | his mothers name was Roberts | baptized by William Billing-
GILBERTJohn Ferril183525-Janson ofJohnUsillaborn 2nd Jan 1835 | baptized by William Billing-
ROBERTSMary Jane183522-Mardau ofWilliamElizabethborn 24th Feb 1835 | her mothers name was Dean | baptized by William Billing-
GEAKMary Jane183524-Juldau ofJohnSusanborn 9th Jul 1835 | baptized by William Billing-
VINCENTElizabeth Jane183605-Jundau ofWilliamKittyborn 25th May 1836 | baptized by William Billing-

Bill O'Reilly 2006

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