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James French GRIFFIN & Leah WILLIS ?

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Marriages Dec 1846 Potterspury 15 761
GRIFFIN James French & WILLIS Leah

Death 16634/1898 GRIFFIN LEAH - JOHN ANNIE - WOLLONGONG * 18 Oct

Death 8501/1903 GRIFFIN JAMES F - WILLIAM SARAH - WOLLONGONG * 6 May

Is it Willis or Wills ??
 

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James French Griffin
Residence Place: Wolverton, Buckingham, England
Gender: Male
Christening Date: 25 Mar 1821
Christening Place: Wolverton, Buckingham, England
Father's Name: William Griffin
Mother's Name: Sarah Griffin
GS Film number 1999835

Can't find a baptism for Leah.

Willis here.

Births Sep 1847 GRIFFIN Amy - Potterspury 15 335 mmn WILLIS
 
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From the Buckinghamshire Marriage Index

James French Griffin, a 25 year old labourer of Woverton married Leah Willias, a 25 year old Straw Bonnet Maker also from Wolverton, in Holy Trinity church, Wolverton 25 December 1846. Witnesses were George Watson and Margaret Holloway.
John's father was William Griffin, a Labourer and Leah's was John Willias a Shoemaker.
 

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Further searching has produced

Baptism
Leah Willis 17 June 1825 Mursley parents John and Ann. John's occupation is Shoemaker

Marriage
John Willis, widower, to Ann Curtis 3 October 1819 in Mursley by Licence. Witnesses John Pollard and John Foster.

Therefore I'd guess the Willias in the marriage to John Griffin is a typo and should read Willis.
 

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Assisted 'St Vincent' 15 Dec 1851 Sydney and/or Newcastle Reels 2136, 2462
GRIFFIN James 30 and family
Leah 26
Amy 4
- inft female; Born on voyage (bv)

Arrived 15 Dec 1851 - Reel 2462
James 30 Farm Labourer Wolverton Buckingham England William Griffin and Sarah French Mother dead father living at Wolverton Buckinghamshire England C.E. Both A Brother-in-law Lewis Willis Labourer Wollongong Good None Paid £8 for Self and family
Leah 26 House Servant Mersley Berkshire England John Willis and Anne Curtis Mother dead Father living at Mersley Berkshire England C.E. Both A Brother Lewis Willis

Very handy having maiden names on this image.

Problem with Mersley ??

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Deaths Dec Qtr 1850 GRIFFIN Sarah 65 Potterspury 15 253

Deaths Dec Qtr 1854 WILLIS John 79 Winslow 3a 318

Burial for Ann(e) Willis nee Curtis before 1837 ?

Death for William Griffin ?
 

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