Can someone help with the 'chilld of Thomas Chalkers' please?

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  1. Sandra Parker

    Sandra Parker Well-Known Member

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    who was born on the 14th February 1656 Chilvers; Thomas Challvous child birth detail 1654.jpg Chilvers; Thomas Challous child burial 24th March 22nd Feb 1656.jpg . Also the burial of 24th March.(burial is on 1646 page 48) Can anyone transcribe this please? It may be relevant to my lot. It is from Parish records of Dickleburgh, Norfolk.
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  2. Archie's Mum

    Archie's Mum Always digging up clues

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    Here goes with first one.' A child of Thomas Challenor that was unbaptised was born on 14th February.
    Then 'A child of Thomas Challenor unbaptised was buried the 22th day of February?
    Then ' A child of Arthur??? ***** unbaptised was buried the 24th day of March
    Oh well, I had a go :)
     
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    A Chilld of Thomas Chalkers that was unbaptised was borne the 14th of February
    A child of Thomas Chalkers unbaptised was Buried the 22nd day of February

    I like the (later) marginal note which says "It was in the tyme of the rebellion for it is expressly contrary to the Canon & Rubrick" -- during England's short lived Republic, the Church was not responsible for the matters of life and death and Civil Registration was in place [of births and deaths rather than baptisms and burials], the later vicar obviously objected to the burial of unbaptised unnamed babies in his churchyard :sceptical:
     
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    Yes, sorry "Chalkers'. No idea where Challenor came from :)
     
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    Thank you both. So that elusive word (for me anyway)was unbaptised. Was it unusual for that to be noted in the birth notice as there would be plenty of time in the future? I can understand the notation in the burial record.
    Sandra
     
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    It was unusual so far as I am aware, as during that era the record was supposed to be for births/deaths and not baptisms/burials, and so mention of baptism (or lack of it) was unnecessary in both entries.
     
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    I'm not totally convinced the word is unbaptised. But can't work out what else it could be.
     

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