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1838 NSW Marriage - Witnesses


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NSW Marriage V18381718 22/1838 WRIGHT JAMES - DAVIS MARY MF= CofE Christ Church St Laurence

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Marriages solemnized in the Parish of St Lawrence Sydney in the County of Cumberland in 1838
No. 15
James Wright of Langon ? Co Murray
Mary Davis of Sydney
married in this Church St James by Licence with consent of -
this 1st September 1838 By me Thos. Steel Chaplain
Parties signed: James Wright, Mary Davis
Witnesses: Alexdr. ... ?, J Davis, P N ? Alexander

First time I've seen a NSW marriage in one of the four inner Sydney parishes where the parish at the top of the page does not agree with the name of the church.

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Sydney Gazette – Tue 4 Sept 1838
On Saturday the 1st September at St James’s Church by the Rev. Thomas Steel, James Wright of Lanyon Esq to Mary, eldest daughter of William Davis Esq., of Chettiscombe Devon.

https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/2539778?searchTerm=wright - davis

The daughter of William and Jane Elizabeth nee Weston Davis, Mary emigrated to the colony in 1835. She arrive in Port Jackson, Sydney in Jun 1836 on the ship "Camden".

Mary married James Wright on 1 Sep 1838 in St. Lawrence's Church of England, in Sydney, NSW. They had 8 (eight), children, Mary Phoebe, William Davis, John Edward, Jane Emily, Arthur Henry, Lucy Ellen, Aubrey Murray, and Frances Catherine Burford.

The old Bega Cemetery closed in 1905. All of the headstones were moved to the present Bega Cemetery location. The remains of the deceased were left at the Old Bega Cemetery and the High School was built over them.
If there was a headstone for the deceased the plot number is its location at the Bega Cemetery.

Died 8 Jan 1883 Bega NSW
On findagrave as Mary Davis Wright
Thanks Steve.

I will try to find a match in NSW index.

No hits for ??tincher or ??tingher.

No hits for ??tin*. That should have produced a hit ?

No hits for Petin* or Fetin* or Letin*.
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Thanks Val.

Very odd re the church.

NSW Death 7576/1883 WRIGHT MARY - WILLIAM D - JANE E - BEGA * 8 Aug 1883

Top of the page.

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