Melbourne & Packington
General Baptist Baptisms
1765 - 1770

Sorted alphabetically. Names in brackets have been crossed out in the Register

These registers have been extracted for the IGI by the LDS, but the Baptisms shown on these pages show, incorrectly, as births. It is important to remember that, in accordance with one of the principal tenets of the General Baptist faith, baptisms were not performed until the member had made the conscious decision to embrace the religion. This means that these are not baptisms for babies or young children.

Additionally, because the General Baptist religion was established in the mid-1700s and gained popularity in the latter part of the 18th century, many of the people mentioned in these files had previously been christened in the Church of England.

Baptised at Packington, September ye 25th 1765

Mary BOYER ~ Oakthorpe
Nanny BROWN ~ Melbourne
Richard CHEADLE ~ Ashby Z
(Thomas FOARD) ~ Ticknall
Thomas FOWKS ~ Melbourne
(Thomas HALL) ~ Packington
Martha illegible ~ Measham
Sally KINEY?
Molly MUGLISTON ~ Melbourne
Mary RAMSELL ~ Oakthorpe
Elizabeth SMITH ~ Melbourne
(James SMITH) ~ Packington

Baptised at Melbourne, May ye 28th 1769

(Joseph BAMFORD) ~ Ticknall
(John BENBRICK) ~ Castle Donington
Nanny BUCKNALL ~ Melbourne
(John COLLIER) ~ Ashby Z
Sally EARP ~ KingsNewton
William EARP ~ Melbourne
Mary MARROT ~ Ticknall
Thomas MOONK ~ Ticknall
(William REVEL) ~ Ashby Z
Robert SMITH ~ Melbourne
Richard THOMSON ~ Packington
(John WARD) ~ Melbourne
(Edward WILKINSON) ~ Melbourne

Baptised at Melbourne, October ye 27th 1769

Elizabeth ASHER ~ Melbourne
Sarah ASHER ~ Melbourne
Thomas BRADLEY ~ Melbourne
John COCKRUM ~ Ashby Z
Thomas COLLIER ~ Ashby Z
(John EARP) ~ Melbourne
Thomas GRANGER ~ Packington
(Elizabeth LAMBERT) ~ Melbourne
Alice MEE ~ Ticknall
Gilbert MEE ~ Ticknall
Elizabeth PEARSON ~ Packington
Elizabeth ROBINSON ~ Packington
Elizabeth SALSBURY ~ Packington
Joseph SALSBURY ~ Packington
Sarah SALSBURY ~ Packington
Sarah SMITH ~ Packington
Elizabeth TIMMINGS ~ Ashby Z
Ann WHITHALL ~ Measham

Baptised at Packington, July ye 24th 1770

Mary CHEADLE ~ Ashby Z
Elizabeth CHISEL ~ Packington
Richard CHISEL ~ Packington
Mary COCKRUM ~ Ashby Z
(John COLLIER's prenties) (sic) ~ Melbourne
John DUNNICLIFF ~ Melbourne
Emma ELLIES ~ Ashby Z
Lydia ELLIES ~ Ashby Z
Mary GRANGER ~ Packington
William HAINESs prenties ~ Breedon
(Shusannah HOOD) ~ Packington
Robert LAKIN ~ Coleorton Moor
William LAKIN ~ Coleorton Moor
Mary MITCHELL ~ Melbourne
Robert MOMFORD ~ Ticknall
Ann MOONK ~ Ticknall
(Edward NEWBOLD)
John RICE ~ Packington
Sarah RICE ~ Packington
John SALSBURY ~ Packington
Ellen SOARES ~ Cholestone
(William STENSON) ~ Coleorton Moor
Ann TIMMINGS ~ Ashby Z
Mary VERNON ~ Ashby Z

Baptised at Melbourne, November ye 18th 1770

Joseph ADCOCK ~ Melbourne
Mary ADCOCK ~ Melbourne
John BATES ~ Swepsone
Sarah BATES ~ Swepsone
Ann CHEADLE ~ Ashby Z
John HOPE ~ Coleorton Moor
(William LUDFORD) ~ Packington
William MASON ~ Melbourne
(Thomas MITCHELL) ~ Melbourne
(James ROBINSON) ~ Ashby Z
(Thomas SMITH) ~ Worthington
Thomas SMITHs wife ~ Worthington
(William SMITH) ~ Worthington
William SMITHs wife ~ Worthington
James THOMSON ~ Swepsone
Abraham WHITHALL ~ Measham

I interpret this as meaning that, as new churches were built and congregations split off from Melbourne, the person moved to another branch of the church

TNA / PRO File: RG4 / 507; LDS Film #590684, item 3.
Extracted by Blanche Charles, Wellington, New Zealand. 10 Sep 2004


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