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George Pitt (1756-1757)

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Baptised 12 Oct 1756 • Shillingstone, Dorset, England1Church of England, “Dorset, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, … Continue reading
Buried 8 Apr 1757 • Shillingstone, Dorset, England9Church of England, “Dorset, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, … Continue reading


Biography
 
George was the son of Robert Pitt (bap.1730-) and Jane Bennett (c.1732-1815). He was baptised on 12 October 1756 within the parish of Shillinge Ockford and probably in the Church of the Holy Rood.2Church of England, “Dorset, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, … Continue reading
 
George died at around six months of age and he was buried on 8 April 1757 at Shillingstone. The affidavit was sworn on 13 April 1757 that he was buried in wool.3Church of England, “Dorset, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, … Continue reading 4Matthew Taub, ‘Why England Once Forced Everyone to Be Buried in Wool’, Atlas Obscura, … Continue reading 5’Charles II, 1666: An Act for Burying in Woollen onely.,’ in Statutes of the Realm: … Continue reading 6’Charles II, 1677 & 1678: An Act for burying in Woollen.,’ in Statutes of the … Continue reading 7’Charles II, 1680: An Additionall Act for burying in Woollen.,’ in Statutes of the … Continue reading
 
To be continued…8This is a work in progress. Citations and family links are being batch-added to profiles.
 


External links
 
George Pitt at FamilySearch10The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ‘George Pitt’, FamilySearch, n.d., … Continue reading


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1, 2. Church of England, “Dorset, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812”, Baptism of George Pitt, 12 October 1756, Shillingstone, Dorset, England; digital image, Ancestry; Dorset History Centre, Dorchester, England; Reference: PE/SHI:RE1/3, p. 25, line 20, https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/2243/, accessed 28 April 2020.
3, 9. Church of England, “Dorset, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812”, Burial of George Pitt, 8 April 1757, Shillingstone, Dorset, England; digital image, Ancestry; Dorset History Centre, Dorchester, England; Reference: PE/SHI:RE1/3, p. 54, line 2, https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/2243/, accessed 28 April 2020.
4. Matthew Taub, ‘Why England Once Forced Everyone to Be Buried in Wool’, Atlas Obscura, 25 October 2018, https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/england-wool-burial-shrouds, accessed 30 April 2020.
5. ’Charles II, 1666: An Act for Burying in Woollen onely.,’ in Statutes of the Realm: Volume 5, 1628-80, ed. John Raithby (s.l: Great Britain Record Commission, 1819), p.598. British History Online, http://www.british-history.ac.uk/statutes-realm/vol5/p598a, accessed 30 April 2020.
6. ’Charles II, 1677 & 1678: An Act for burying in Woollen.,’ in Statutes of the Realm: Volume 5, 1628-80, ed. John Raithby (s.l: Great Britain Record Commission, 1819), pp.885-886. British History Online, http://www.british-history.ac.uk/statutes-realm/vol5/pp885-886, accessed 30 April 2020.
7. ’Charles II, 1680: An Additionall Act for burying in Woollen.,’ in Statutes of the Realm: Volume 5, 1628-80, ed. John Raithby (s.l: Great Britain Record Commission, 1819), p.940. British History Online, http://www.british-history.ac.uk/statutes-realm/vol5/p940, accessed 30 April 2020.
8. This is a work in progress. Citations and family links are being batch-added to profiles.
10. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ‘George Pitt’, FamilySearch, n.d., updated 30 April 2020, https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/M61Y-HJ5, accessed 30 April 2020.