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Mary Anne Britton nee Maillard circa 1792-1857

I am researching the Maillard family. I have come to a brick wall in England with Mary Anne Maillard born circa 1792 in Ashley Hill, Bristol and married to Daniel Britton born 1784 in Caer Britto, Ashley Hill, Bristol – marriage date 12 Oct 1811. Mary Anne died in 1857 and she was the daughter of William Maillard of Bristol (of a French family). I found this information in Burke’s Family Records (Indexed) and supported to a degree in “Visitation of England and Wales”.

Daniel Britton is in my family tree as a 1st cousin 8x removed to my daughter-in-law.

I have an extensive line of Maillards born in France and migrated to Nova Scotia in Canada and I need to connect this line to a Maillard in England. The expression “of a French family” suggests to me that Mary Anne’s father William was either born in France and moved to England or his parents are French.

I am fairly confident that I am on track with Mary Anne but haven’t proved it as yet. If any one can assist, I would be very grateful.

John Cummings
Anglesea, Australia
DanielBritton-Gender Male Baptism year 1784-Baptism date 09 May 1784-Residence Bristol, Gloucester, England-Place Bristol-County Gloucestershire-Country England- .Imex Britton Mother's first name(s) Mary Mother's last name -
Record set England Births & Baptisms 1538-1975
DANIEL BRITTON- Male-Birth year 1784-Age 87-Death quarter 2Death year 1871-District Clifton County Gloucestershire -Volume 6A Page 51 Country England
Record set England & Wales Deaths 1837-2007Category Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records Subcategory Civil Deaths & BurialsCollections from Great Britain, England

Daniel Britton -Residence Place Bristol, Gloucester, England -Gender Male-Christening Date09 May 178Christening Date (Original)9 May 1784Christening Place-St. George's, Bristol, Gloucester, EnglandFather's NameSimon BrittonMother's NameMary
Thank you Ellie7 for your prompt responses. Much appreciated. I had seen the “Visitations of England and Wales” document – in fact – I found another site for “Visitations etc” but have forgotten the web address – it actually displayed photos of both Daniel and Mary Anne – fortunately I did copy the photos on to my computer. But what I am hoping to find is proof that William Maillard is in fact Mary Anne’s father, but more importantly – where he was born and who his parents were. I need to connect them back to my French line if possible.
Mary Ann Maillard -Residence Place Bristol, Gloucester, England-Gender Female-Christening Date03 Jul 1788-Christening Date (Original)3Jul1788-Christening PlaceSt. Augustine-the-Less, Bristol, Gloucester, England-Father's Name Willm. Maillard Mother's Name Elizth.
William Maillard Spouse's Name Elizabeth Baker Event Date1785 Event Place Horfield, Gloucester, England

Citing this Record
"England Marriages, 1538–1973 ," database, FamilySearch(https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NF5P-L2G : 10 February 2018), William Maillard and Elizabeth Baker, 1785; citing Horfield, Gloucester, England, reference 2:1DF6QLJ, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,596,410.
Elizabeth Maillard
England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991

Bristol, Glouster, England
5 April 1811
St. Augustine The Less, Bristol, Glouster, England

Citing this Record
"England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991," database, FamilySearch(https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JCSB-BYX : 10 February 2018), Elizabeth Maillard, burial 05 Apr 1811; citing St. Augustine The Less, Bristol, Glouster, England, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,596,311.
I think the FS record showing Mary Anne born 1761 is wrong. I was fairly certain that her birth year was 1788 or 1792 but I now think it is most likely to be 1788 – your record showing her baptism probably confirms this – thank you very much. And I like the marriage record for William & Elizabeth – seems to fit in nicely. The big question for me still is – was William born in England or France and who were his parents?

I had almost given up a few hours ago – you have given me new hope!
William Mallard-Baptism year 1787 Baptism date 21 Oct 1787-Denomination Anglican-Place Compton Greenfield, All Saints-Town Bristol-County Gloucestershire-Country EnglandFather William MallardMother's first name(s) Elizabeth-Document type Bishop's transcripts-Residence Compton Greenfield-Event type Baptisms, marriages & burialsArchive
Bristol Archives

Perhaps a Brother for Mary Ann
It looks like my last reply went astray – or maybe I’m tired – it’s late evening here in Australia – for me anyway! So here goes again – I think the FS record showing Mary Anne Maillard born in 1761 is wrong – I always thought she was born in either 1788 or 1792. Your record re her christening date likely confirms this. And William’s marriage to Elizabeth Baker is very helpful. All I need now is William’s DOB and his parents – not asking much – am I!!