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Harreit French ~ Mollington Oxfordshire/Warwickshire

Looking for Harriet French Born Abt 1848 Mollington Fathers name John French.

The Village of Mollington boarders the Oxfordshire, Warwickshire boarder, and is near Banbury

any help would be very much appreciated.

Hi Kinshar,

Found this family in 1851 no Harriet but there is a child called Hawtin age 3 son (born abt 1848)

Civil parish Syresham
County Northamptonshire
Reg district Brackley

John French head age 42 occ farmer 107 acrees empl 3 menr born Mollington Oxon
Mary wife age 39 born Lettcombe Berks
George son age 19 occ wheelwright born Mollington
John son age 9 born Syresham Northampton
Edwin son age 7 born Syresham
Elizabeth dau age 5 born Syresham
Hawtin son age 3 born Syresham

If this is your family they are showing in the 1861 census not with a Harriet but with Hawtin again son, so it wasnt as mistake as I first thought.
Many thanks for your time much appreciated.

Not Sure if its the right family.

Harriet Born 1849 Mollington
Christened 10 june 1849 Mollington Parents John French & Mary.
Died 1 Nov 1922 Mollington
Harriet Married Richard Frost

I have looked on IGI and have found two more possible children for John French & Mary.
George French Christened 20 Nov 1831 Mollington
John French Christened 24 Nov 1833 Mollington

Found her under the name of Harriott Finch.

Civil parish Mollington
Reg district Banbury

Elizabeth Finch wid age 67 head pauper ag lab born Wardington Oxfordshire
Emanuel Finch age 9 grandson born Mollington
John Finch ason age 26 occ ag lab born Mollington
Harriott Finch age 1 gran/dau born Mollington
Mary Finch sons wife age 25 born -------- Warwickshire
1861 Civil parish Mollington
Reg district Banbury

Elizabeth French head wid age 72 occ late dairy maid
Emanuel French age 19 sons son occ ag lab
Harriett French sons dau age 11
Harriott French age 2 sons dau
John French son age 35 occ shepherd
Joshua French age 4 sons son
Mary French age 35 sons wife
William French age 7 sons son

There are 2 Harrie(o)ts entered. Will check the '71 census.
Theres a Sarah J French dau of John and Mary born abt 1860, whether this is her in 1861 and a mistake was made by the enumerator.

Would you like the '71 info, there is another child Leonard.
Hi Kinshar,

Found these Marriages for French in Mollington. In no particular order. And no more detail.

Could be useful down the line.

Antony French + Mary Checkly. 26/01/1792

David French + Anne Hallibone. 11/04/1765

David French + Anne Stanton. 11/04/1765

John French + Ann Robbins. 31/10/1791

Samuel French (of Gt.Bourton) + Hannah Shaw.(of Claydon). 05/12/1719

Samuel French + Alice Bradford. 15/10/1812

William French + Elizabeth Wyatt. 27/04/1742. Both of Wardington.

Sarah French.(of Wardington) + Thomas Wyatt.(of Cropredy). 20/05/1709

Sarah French + Walter Wells. 04/09/1746. both of Gt.Bourton. 04/09/1746

Ursula French + Peter French. 18/04/1605 ?? cousins maybe??

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Hi Kinshar,

Found these marriages in Banbury.

John French(widower) + Mary Ann Chamberlain. 30/08/1822

John French + Mary Hazlewood. 02/07/1823

John French + Mary Hunt. 26/06/1836

Again, no other details.