We need help. We have been trying to find a birth/christening entry for Thomas Bagnall My Great x2 G/father. Also, if you come across Anne Heath's birth/christening entry that would be a bonus. One christening for a Thomas Bagnall, dated 11 Nov.1798. parents Charles/ Mary, St. John's Burslem Staff. We dismissed this entry on the grounds that it did no follow convention as there are no Charles's in our lineage, first or middle name. Thomas / Anne's children in order of birth, Sarah, Mary (a common name),Thomas,Anne, Richard (my lineage), Robert and William. Ancestry has many trees that purported to have found Thomas's ancestors,but, until his birth certificate/ entry with his parents names none of them will be relevant to our lineage. Other genealogy sites may have the information needed. The transcribed 1851 census has them down as Bognell at Boothem Stoke upon Trent Staff. Thomas was born about 1794, married Anne Heath 11 June 1816. He was a farmer of 160 Acres at Boothem, employer of several people, (It was said that he owned several copy houses and a school house on his death) http://places.wishful-thinking.org.uk/STS/ Grave inscriptions St.Peter Ad Vincula's churchyard:- C30:- Sarah d/o Thomas & Ann BAGNALL of Boothem 3 May 1857, 39. Anne, of Boothem,30 September 1867, 74. Robert Bagnall, s, of Boothem, 28 August 1881, 48. C32:- Thomas Bagnall of Boothem, 15 june 1860, 67. footnote:-A family member visited the church many years ago and saw that there were many plaques (as in tiles) on the church wall of the above and many other families as tribute to their life, (They took a couple of photos, I can post them if needed.) Thanks in advance.