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Roberti Rowell LL D 1739

Roberti Rowell LL D 1739

Feb 28 1739 The secretary communicated y<<. copy of an inscription upon a black marble in y<<. West Front of this Minster near to y<<. door. Now quite worn out. Quod mori potuit PrsBstantissimsB Foeminas OOMPTON EMERY Fili >> JOHANNIS TOWERS S T P Hujus BoesiiB quondam Bpiscopi ViduB Roberti Rowell  LL D Nee non charissimn conjugis RIOHARDI BMERT  *  GEN : In hoc tumulo Depositum

Fenland notes and queries – Peterborough Gentleman’s society- John Rowell as President

Fenland notes and queries – Peterborough Gentleman’s society- John Rowell as President

The Google text is here:   Sept 8 1736 This being ye day appointed by order of ye S. for its Anniversary, The President and sixteen other Regular Members met at the Mussum immediately after morning prayer at ye Minster was over. At vr<K time and place we proceeded to y<<. Election of New Officers But ye members in general were pleased to desire y<< old ones be continued and accordingly John Rowell Esq was rechosen President….etc

Robert Rowell (1752-1838)

Robert Rowell (1752-1838)

Robert Rowell is a contemporary of John Rowell at Folksworth. There is no clear evidence of any genealogical connection between them but I speculate that this might be quite likely.  

Frisby on the Wreake

Frisby on the Wreake

Frisby on the Wreake is a village near Melton Mowbray in Leicestershire. From 1756 to 1796 Rev William Wragg was the vicar. He seems to have been a disastrous incumbent. The Church history pamphlet on display in the church indicates that his second hymn was usually a long one. This would allow him to jump over the graveyard fence to get a drink at the local public house which would fortify him for the sermon. During his incumbency he boasted…

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The Rowell Stricksons

The Rowell Stricksons

George Strickson marries Harriet Lucy Rowell in 1887. Harriet Lucy seems to use her second name. Their children are given the Rowell surname as a middle name. DateContentMar 23 1890George Rowell STRICKSON s of George & Harriet Lucy of Yaxley harness makerMar 23 1890Ebden Rowell STRICKSON s of George & Harriet Lucy of Yaxley harness makerSep 4 1892Willy Rowell STRICKSON s of George & Lucy of “The Recruiting Sergeant Inn”, Yaxley licensed victuallerFeb 6 bn Nov 13 1897Shelley Rowell STRICKSON…

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Problem with Toolset dates

Problem with Toolset dates

I have been having lots of problems with importing date fields. This process illustrates my difficulty. I have a ‘testdates’ CSV file: ID Date in text Date as excel shortdate UNIX 1 11th November 1968 11/11/1968 -35942400 2 25th December 2002 25/12/2002 1040774400 3 29th January 2002 29/01/2002 1012262400 4 2nd August 2017 02/08/2017 1501632000 5 3rd October 1974 03/10/1974 149990400 I make a custom post type called ‘testdates’ I make a new field group for this post type: I…

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John Rowell, Cordwainer at Yaxley

John Rowell, Cordwainer at Yaxley

A John Rowell of Yaxley takes on as an apprentice cordwainer (someone who makes shoes from new leather) Richard Smith on Wednesday 3rd July 1799 UK, Register of Duties Paid for Apprentices’ Indentures, 1710-1811 In 1799 John Rowell senior would be 51 John Rowell junior would be only 26 this seems rather young to take on an apprentice. John junior was however married in Yaxley in 1796, whereas JohnRowell senior seems to be still living in Folksworth at this point….

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John Rowell, labourer, and his wife and family of Folksworth HP80/13/1/80

John Rowell, labourer, and his wife and family of Folksworth HP80/13/1/80

http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/r/a7dc1c43-4929-4b9a-bcca-c623ecfc7148 This is a statement signed by two Justices of the Peace to the effect that John Rowell does have a legitimate claim to poor relief payments as a result of sickness causing permanent disability.   County of Huntingdon  (to wit) We the undersigned being two of Her Majesties justices of the peace in and for the said county do hereby certify that we have this day enquired into the place of the last ???? [looks like lifal] settlement of…

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