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James ROPER & Elizabeth HAWARD
m. 6 Sep 1826 Little Glemham, Suffolk, England
FHL Film 952985

There are links not validated, that put a Neriah Wigg (1766-1854) and Elizabeth Haward (1753-1847) as the parents of James Roper's wife Elizabeth b. abt 1802.

HO107 Piece/Book 338/4 Folio 22 Page 4
Civil Parish: Great Bentley
Hundred: Tendring
County: Essex
Registration District: Tendring
Sub-RD: St Osyth
ED: 2
Address: Sturrick House
James Roper 35 Farmer N
Elizabeth Roper 35 N
Thomas Roper 85 Ind N
Emma 10 N
Sarah 10 Y

There should be deaths in Queensland for all except Thomas.
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Deaths Mar Qtr 1847
ROPER Thomas - Tendring 12 245 age 93

Qld. Death 31 Jan 1917/C0386 Noble Emma - James Roper - Elizabeth Wigg (AKA Haward)

Qld. Death * age 84
James Roper
Event date: 04/04/1888
Event type: Death registration
Registration details: 1888/B/20791
Mother: -
Father/parent: Thomas Roper


Qld. Death * age 88
Elizabeth Roper
Event date: 19/09/1890
Event type: Death registration
Registration details: 1890/B/23417
Mother: Elizabeth -
Father/parent: - Wigg

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James Roper born abt 1804.

No baptism on FS.

Baptism on FreeREG in Suffolk for a James with father as James.

They named their residence "Fern Bank" but that points to Penrith, Cumbria ??
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County Suffolk
Place Little Glemham
Church name St Andrew
Register type Parish Register
Register entry number 32
Marriage date 6 Sep 1826
Groom forename James
Groom surname ROPER
Groom parish "St Clements, Ipswich"
Groom condition Bachelor
Bride forename Elizabeth
Bride surname HAWARD
Bride parish otp
Bride condition Spinster
Witness1 Maria JONES
Witness2 Sarah GARRETT
Notes By licence. Also witnessed by MA Foulaham and Abr Garrett jnr and Neuah? Wigg.
Transcribed by Julie Pipe
File line number 157