Elvington History


BAPTISMS 1866-67


The birthdays are in brackets and the names of the Godparents are in Italics

February 4th
Emily daughter of Matthew Brown waggoner,  and his wife Myra (nee Hedley)
(Jan 9th 1866)
Mrs Distance; Mrs F Wright;  F Wright

February 18th
Albert son of John Popplewell, labourer and Mary Elizabeth his wife
(Jan 7th 1866)
The Rector; Mr J Mercer; Mrs Popplewell

March 4th
Thomas Bellerby son of Thomas Bellerby Lotherington bricklayer,  and his wife Fanny
(Jan 31st 1866)
The Rector; Mr Bellerby; Mrs Bellerby

March 9th
Thomas son of Joseph Vollans, labourer and Mary his wife
(Mar 6th 1866 died Mar 15th Buried at Seaton Ross)

March 25th
Mary Ann daughter of William Abraham brickmaker, and his wife Elizabeth
(Feb 10th 1866)
Mrs Bristow; Mrs Horner; C Bristow

April 29th
Francis Joseph son of Thomas Duck labourer,  and his wife Hannah (nee Stead)
(March 25th 1866)
The Rector; Joseph Daniel; Mrs Duck

May 27th
Joseph son of Thomas Tatterton, labourer and Margaret his wife
(Nov 1st 1865)
The Rector; Mr J Mercer; Mrs Tatterton

June 17th
James Brown son of William Thomas, labourer and Elizabeth his wife
(May 23rd 1866)
The Rector; G Bullock; Mrs F Smith

July 22nd
Elizabeth daughter of John Mercer school master,  and his wife Elizabeth
(June 22nd 1866)
The Rector; Mrs Harper; Mrs J Mercer

August 1st
Mary Blanch daughter of Edmund Atkin, butcher and his wife Elizabeth (nee Ward)
(July 30th Received Sept 16th )
Mrs J Smith; Mrs T Richardson; J Richardson; T Sharper

August 12th
Amelia daughter of Thomas Castell labourer, and his wife Harriet
(July 15th 1866)
The Rector; Mrs W Tasker, Mrs T Castell

Thomas son of William Smallwood, farm foreman, and Ann his wife
(March 21st 1865)
The Rector; W Smallwood; Mrs  Smallwood

Fanny Jane daughter of William Smallwood, farm foreman and Ann his wife
(July 11th 1866)
Mrs Smallwood snr; Mrs W Smallwood; W Smallwood


September 2nd
Sarah Elizabeth daughter of Thomas Brown and his wife Sarah
Richard son of Francis Carr and his wife Mary

September 30th
Anne daughter of William Elliott and his wife Sarah

October 21st
Ann daughter of John Bowman and Rosetta (nee Kemp)


November 11th
George son of William Bradley and his wife Hannah





The birth date is given in brackets and the names of the God parents are underneath


January 20th
Emily daughter of Thomas Tilburn, gardener and of Eliza his wife (Dec 18th 1866)
Rev J Erskine Clarke; Mrs M Warren; H Braimes

January 23rd
Peter son of Joseph Smith, publican and of Fanny his wife (Dec 4th 1866)
The Rector; M Wrightson; Mrs Richardson

January 27th
Miriam daughter of Thomas Harper, labourer and of Miriam his wife ( Dec 27th 1866)
The Rector; Mrs Harper; Mrs Cross

February 6th
Amelia daughter of William Tasker, farm foeman, and of Martha his wife (Jan 4th 1867)
J Tasker; M Thompson; Mrs J Tasker

April 19th
John Thomas son of David Mercer, painter and of Sarah Jane his wife (March 14th 1867)
The Rector; Mr J Mercer; Mrs J Mercer

June 9th
Mary Anne daughter of Joseph Etherington, labourer and of Jane his wife (May 13th 1867)
E Wright; Mrs E Wright; Mrs Etherington

June 23rd
Martin Wrightson son of Joseph Richardson, groom, and of Ann his wife ( May 7th 1867)
G Wrightson; Mrs G Wrightson; Mrs Richardson

July 7th
Arthur son of Matthew Brown, waggoner and of Myra his wife (June 12th 1867)
The Rector; G Naylor; Mrs Naylor

August 25th
Charles William son of Edward Wright, gardener and of Catherine his wife (July 26th 1867)
The Rector; T Sykes; Mrs Wrightson

September 1st
Alice daughter of John Tasker, labourer and of Ann his wife (Aug 4th 1867)
G Tasker; S A Theakston; M A Foster

Mary daughter of Thomas Brown, labourer and of Sarah his wife (Feb 10th 1867)
The rector; Mrs Theakston; Mrs Southcoat

September 22nd
James son of John Popplewell, labourer, and of Mary Elizabeth his wife (Aug 22nd 1867)
The Rector; Mr J Mercer; Mrs Popplewell

This is the last entry, No. 800 in the book of Baptism Registers. Entry No 1 in the new book of Baptism Registers is on

October 6th
George son of Christopher Watson, hind and of Ann his wife (Sept 10th 1867)
M Watson; T Bielby; M Bielby

November 7th
George son of Thomas Duck, labourer and Hannah his wife (Oct 8th 1867)
The Rector; D Bangs; E West

December 8th
Charles son of Charles Carr, farmer, and of Mary his wife (Nov 8th 1867)
The Rector; Mr J Pottage; Mrs J Pottage