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Thomasin Hitchcock Woodsford (1704-1784)

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Life events
 
Baptised 24 Feb 1703/04 • St George, Fordington, Dorset, England1Michael Russell, ‘Fordington Baptisms st Georges Church 1691-1705’, Dorset Online … Continue reading
Married 8 Jan 1733/34 • West Compton, Dorset, England5Somerset & Dorset Family History Society, ‘Dorset Marriages’, Findmypast, … Continue reading
Buried 20 Oct 1784 • Toller Porcorum, Dorset, England2Church of England, “Dorset, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, … Continue reading


Biography
 
Thomasin may have been the daughter of Jacob Hitchcock and Elizabeth Palmer. She was baptised on 24 February 1704 at St George, Fordington.3Michael Russell, ‘Fordington Baptisms st Georges Church 1691-1705’, Dorset Online … Continue reading 4This is the adjusted date according to our modern Gregorian calendar. The names of parents are infrequently recorded within the Bishop’s transcripts of St George in the years 1691 to 1705 and none of the baptisms of children with the name of Hitchcock/e include parents. The first recording of parents within the transcripts is that of Thomas Hitchcock who was baptised on 13 May 1706.6Michael Russell, ‘Baptisms St Georges Church 1706-1733’, Dorset Online Parish Clerks, … Continue reading
 
Thomasin married Edward Woodsford (1698-1776) on 8 January 1734 within the parish of West Compton and probably at the Church of St Michael.7This is the adjusted date according to our modern Gregorian calendar. 8Somerset & Dorset Family History Society, ‘Dorset Marriages’, Findmypast, … Continue reading They had the following known children:9Other children may exist. Their baptisms or births may not have been recorded or the records may … Continue reading 10There are gaps in the Compton Valence parish register and it is also damaged and difficult to read.

  1. Mary Woodsford Pitfield (1734-1821)
  2. James Woodsford (1735-1812)
  3. Susanna Woodsford Beer (1737-)
  4. Betty Woodsford Arden (1738-)
  5. Joanna Woodsford Hawker (1739-)
  6. Jenny Woodsford Crofts (1740-1808)
  7. Rebecca Woodsford Parmiter (1741-1832)
  8. Edward Woodsford (1743-1743)
  9. Thomazine Woodsford Short (1745-1824)
  10. William Woodsford (1747-1780)

Thomasin was the main beneficiary of her husband’s will. She lived for eight years and six months beyond the death of her husband, which led to the cessation of the annuities for her daughters for a six month period.11Church of England, “Dorset, England, Wills and Probates, 1565-1858”, Will of Edward … Continue reading
 
She was buried on 20 October 1784 within the parish of Toller Porcorum and probably within the grounds of St Andrew and St Peter, Toller Porcorum. 12Church of England, “Dorset, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, … Continue reading
 
To be continued…13This is a work in progress. Citations and family links are being batch-added to profiles.


External links
 
Thomasin Hitchcock at FamilySearch14The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ‘Thomasin Hitchcock’, FamilySearch, … Continue reading


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1, 3. Michael Russell, ‘Fordington Baptisms st Georges Church 1691-1705’, Dorset Online Parish Clerks, 2007, updated December 2018, https://www.opcdorset.org/fordingtondorset/Files/FordingtonBaptisms1691-1705.html, accessed 29 May 2020.
2, 12. Church of England, “Dorset, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812”, Burial of Tamson Woodsford, 20 October 1784, St Peter, Toller Porcorum; digital image, Ancestry; Dorset History Centre; Dorchester, England; Reference Number: PE/TRP: RE1/1, p. unknown, no. 5 (of 1784 burials), https://search.ancestry.com.au/search/db.aspx?dbid=2243, accessed 29 April 2018.
4, 7. This is the adjusted date according to our modern Gregorian calendar.
5, 8. Somerset & Dorset Family History Society, ‘Dorset Marriages’, Findmypast, https://www.findmypast.com.au/transcript?id=GBPRS%2FM%2F16221647%2F1, accessed 25 May 2020.
6. Michael Russell, ‘Baptisms St Georges Church 1706-1733’, Dorset Online Parish Clerks, 2007, updated October 2019, https://www.opcdorset.org/fordingtondorset/Files/FordingtonBaptisms1691-1705.html, accessed 25 May 2020.
9. Other children may exist. Their baptisms or births may not have been recorded or the records may not have survived.
10. There are gaps in the Compton Valence parish register and it is also damaged and difficult to read.
11. Church of England, “Dorset, England, Wills and Probates, 1565-1858”, Will of Edward Woodsford, 9 April 1776, Probate Court, Dorset Archdeaconry; digital image, Ancestry; Dorset History Centre, Dorchester, England; Reference Number: Ad/Dt/W/1776, Event Record Number 63, https://search.ancestry.com.au/search/db.aspx?dbid=2119, accessed 31 August 2017.
13. This is a work in progress. Citations and family links are being batch-added to profiles.
14. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ‘Thomasin Hitchcock’, FamilySearch, n.d., updated 31 May 2020, https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/H8KP-J9R, accessed 31 May 2020.