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William Jacob (1805-1805)

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Baptised 5 Jan 1805 • Holy Trinity, Dorchester, Dorset, England1Church of England, ‘Dorset, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, … Continue reading 10Michael Russell, ‘Dorchester Baptisms Holy Trinity Church 1771 – 1812’, Dorset … Continue reading
Buried 8 Jan 1805 • St George, Fordington, Dorset, England2Church of England, ‘Dorset, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, … Continue reading 3Michael Russell, ‘Fordington St George’s Church Burials 1800-1812’, Dorset Online … Continue reading


Biography

William was the son of John Summers Jacob and Amey Pitfield.

According to existing church records, William was baptised and buried within a three day period.4Church of England, ‘Dorset, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, … Continue reading 5Michael Russell, ‘Dorchester Baptisms Holy Trinity Church 1771 – 1812’, Dorset … Continue reading 6Church of England, ‘Dorset, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, … Continue reading 7Michael Russell, ‘Fordington St George’s Church Burials 1800-1812’, Dorset Online … Continue reading  Michael Russell, the Dorset Online Parish Clerk for Dorchester and Fordington, states that

Many baptisms were carried out privately – not necessarily in Dorchester – and the children not received into the church until later; in some case many years later. The entries in the parish register were made when they were received into the Holy Trinity Church, not when they were baptised.8Michael Russell, ‘Dorchester Baptisms Holy Trinity Church 1771 – 1812’, Dorset … Continue reading

Given that William was baptised in one church (Holy Trinity) and buried in another (St George, Fordington) in such a short time frame it would appear highly likely that he was baptised privately and received into the church shortly before his death.

To be continued…9This is a work in progress. Citations and family links are being batch-added to profiles.


External links

William Jacob at FamilySearch11The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ‘William Jacob’, FamilySearch, n.d., … Continue reading


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1, 4. Church of England, ‘Dorset, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812’, Baptism of William Jacob, 5 January 1805, Holy Trinity, Dorchester, Dorset, England; digital image, Ancestry; Dorset History Centre, Dorchester, England; Reference: PE/DO(HT):RE1/5, p. not recorded, line 8, https://search.ancestry.com.au/search/db.aspx?dbid=2243, accessed 10 May 2020.
2, 6. Church of England, ‘Dorset, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812’,
Burial of William Jacob, 8 January 1805, St George, Fordington, Dorset, England; digital image, Ancestry; Dorset History Centre, Dorchester, England; Reference: PE/FOR(SG): RE1/3, p. 2, line 8, https://search.ancestry.com.au/search/db.aspx?dbid=2243, accessed 17 May 2020.
3, 7. Michael Russell, ‘Fordington St George’s Church Burials 1800-1812’, Dorset Online Parish Clerks, 2007, updated February 2019, https://www.opcdorset.org/fordingtondorset/Files/FordingtonBurials1800-1812.html, accessed 10 May 2020.
5, 8, 10. Michael Russell, ‘Dorchester Baptisms Holy Trinity Church 1771 – 1812’, Dorset Online Parish Clerks, September 2010, updated April 2020, https://www.opcdorset.org/fordingtondorset/Files2/HolyTrinityBaptisms1771.html, accessed 10 May 2020.
9. This is a work in progress. Citations and family links are being batch-added to profiles.
11. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ‘William Jacob’, FamilySearch, n.d., updated 20 May 2020, https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/G7N2-GFF, accessed 20 May 2020.