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England & Wales Hardwicke Marriage Index
Marriages 1754 - 1837
Deane All Saints

 

The Parish

The parish of Deane lies in central northern Hampshire about 5 miles west of the market town of Basingstoke. Deane sits on and north of the B3400 road which connects Basingstoke with Whitchurch. There is not much to Deane, little more than a hamlet with an inn on the B road, the parish was dominated by the owners of Deane House and functioned as a closed parish thus not developing into a normal village. Despite its rural location modern communications are close by with the London to the south west rail line passing to the north. At the time of this transcript Deane was a quiet rural backwater dominated by the estate and farming on the heavy clay soils which encouraged a more pastoral regime. Deane holds the source of the River Test which drains the parish westwards eventually reaching the English Channel through the port of Southampton. Deane is sited around 100 metres above the sea in gently rolling countryside, local heights rise to just over 150 metres to the north and south. Deane parish was small, it had been split to separate Ashe as a separate parish in the 17th century, it covered almost 1,600 acres and supported a population of around 150 parishioners. In Domesday times Deane was equally small, held by William of Eu it could offer just 10 ploughs and a small wood.


The Church

All Saints' church sits within the grounds of the estate on the northwestern edge of Deane. This is not a mediaeval church having been rebuilt in 1818 at the expense of the Bramston family. It is, however, a fine example of early 19th century Gothic according to Pevsner who seems quite struck by the building. Following the standard nave, chancel and western tower layout the church is augmented by the southern porch. The church is accessed by footpath from the sharp bend in the lane leading north from the B4300, a prominent white gate and footpath sign lead the way across fields on a tarred pathway. The churchyard is heavily populated with mature trees making for a tricky subject to adequately photograph.


The Records

Register No Covering Dates Deposited With Register Style Quality Standard Comments
1 24th January 1761 - 8th October 1812 Hampshire Record Office - Reference - 66M83/PR2
Standard preprinted and self-numbered Marriage register with 4 entries per page Grade 3 Register - there are sufficient quality issues with this register to indicate that some misreads will occur albeit few in number Scruffy handwriting leads to a possibility of a few misreads
2 14th July 1813 - 10th November 1834 Hampshire Record Office - Reference - 66M83/PR4
Standard Rose style preprinted and prenumbered Marriage register Grade 2 Register - not a perfect read but with a low likelihood of misreads None


Ashe Holy Trinity & St Andrew
Hannington All Saints
Church Oakley St Leonard
Ashe Holy Trinity & St Andrew
Church Oakley St Leonard
Steventon St Nicholas
Steventon St Nicholas
North Waltham St Michael

1760 1770 1780 1790 1800 1810 1820 1830

Register Reference Date Groom Forename Groom Surname Groom Status Groom Abode Bride Forename Bride Surname Bride Status Bride Abode
1 24/01/1761 John WAKEFORD Single   Mary ROLFE Single Worting
2 21/08/1762 Richard WELLS Single   Anne NAISH Single  
3 04/11/1762 George NAISH     Mary VOKES    
12/09/1764 Richard BUSSELL     Elizabeth BLAKE Single  
18/08/1765 Edward TARGET     Jane ROLFE Single  
09/01/1766 William HARRISON   Wootton St Lawrence Anna Elizabeth BOUTH Single  
15/03/1766 William BLAKE Single   Mary BOSWELL    
11/10/1766 Thomas SPIER     Mary GILL    
21/04/1767 Francis FULLBROOKE   St Giles, Reading, Berkshire Maria HANKIN    
20/05/1769 John WRIDSBRIDGE     Anne POOR    
18/01/1770 William TAPLING     Olive YOUNG    
23/03/1772 John BOND   Laverstoke Ann NAISHON    
15/10/1772 William MAY     Mary TEES    
11/10/1773 James WEBB   Winslade Dorothy ROLFE    
17/10/1774 Thomas DOWNES   Wootton St Lawrence Ann HEAL    
10/10/1776 Thomas CANNON     Sarah KNIGHT    
25/09/1777 Thomas WALDRON     Jane PRINCE    
05/04/1779 William WIGGELEY     Mary PRIMMAN    
08/04/1779 John POCOCK Single Popham Rebecca WYETH    
16/03/1780 James Robert MOSSE     Ann Grace KINCHIN    
07/11/1782 John CULLEY     Damaris JAMES    
12/02/1784 Thomas MILLS     Dinah EGGETT    
23/10/1786 William ELFORD   Worting Sarah APPLETON    
05/11/1787 Nathan WOODHOUSE     Mary GODDARD    
11/09/1788 Jonathan WYETH     Hannah SPIRE    
12/10/1790 James BUSH Widower Sherborne St John Olive GOULD    
09/12/1790 Jacob BROOKE Single Burghfield, Berkshire Martha TWITCHIN Single  
10/10/1791 John FRYSER     Elizabeth THURNWOOD    
11/06/1792 John PAICE   Brimpton, Berkshire Elizabeth BROWN    
27/06/1793 Richard WALDREN     Fanny SPIER    
07/11/1793 Thomas DOWDEN Widower Micheldever Mary TWITCHIN Single  
07/01/1794 George LINEY   Newbury, Berkshire Sarah ADAMS    
28/05/1795 Thomas WALDREN Widower   Mary PAICE Single  
23/07/1795 Joseph TIBBELL   Hannington Anne STEVENS    
20/08/1795 Richard BENHAM   Church Oakley Elizabeth ACKLAND    
07/07/1796 Benjamin FORDER     Ann GARRET    
24/10/1796 James SMITH   Wield Elizabeth WOODHOUSE    
10/02/1799 John POPE   Steventon Rebecca GODDARD    
25/03/1799 Charles SWAIN   Pamber Jane APPLETON   Wootton St Lawrence
23/11/1800 Nathaniel MARTEL   Kingsclere Mary PIKE    
17/06/1802 William HEWLETT   Basingstoke Mary WYETH    
16/01/1803 John KNIGHT     Elizabeth SMITH    
14/04/1803 John RUSDALE     Sarah WAKEFORD    
10/01/1805 Joseph HOLDER     Mary TOLFREE    
14/11/1805 William HUNT Single   Martha APPLETON Single  
14/03/1806 John Sanford IRELAND   Stratfield Saye Elizabeth MOYES Single  
26/02/1811 Joseph GRACE Single   Elizabeth Hockley APPLETON Single  
16/05/1811 Francis NORTH   Hurstbourne Tarrant Mary WAKEFORD    
07/10/1811 William GOODALL   Church Oakley Charlotte PRISMALL    
08/10/1812 Thomas ALLEN Single Hurstbourne Tarrant Hannah WAKEFORD Single  
1 14/07/1813 James SIMS Single   Amelia LONSDEL Single  
2 19/02/1814 John LOVELL     Sarah VINCE   Woodmancott
3 28/03/1815 John HUNT     Mary LONSDELL    
4 14/12/1815 William WALLIS Widower St Marylebone, Middlesex Elizabeth WAKEFORD Single  
5 29/04/1818 William EADS   Dummer Sarah SMITH    
6 25/06/1818 Thomas BEALE Widower Overton Mary WALDREN Single  
7 04/02/1819 John WYETH     Jane LONSDALE    
8 23/02/1819 John HARFULL     Sarah HARRIS    
9 20/04/1819 Thomas DICKER   Church Oakley Maria WALDREN    
10 13/07/1823 George ALLAN Single   Anne WALDREN Single  
11 22/04/1824 Thomas BILLIMORE   Dummer Lucy NUTT    
12 22/05/1824 Richard WHEELER Widower   Mary HARRIS Single  
13 11/10/1824 John DENNIS     Elizabeth FRUEN Single  
14 29/12/1825 William POINTER Widower   Elizabeth NEWMAN Single  
15 30/09/1826 Richard STRATTON     Mary COOPER    
16 17/11/1827 William TARRANT Single Woodmancott Sarah LOVEL Single  
17 17/05/1828 David HARRIS Single   Mary FOSBURY Single  
18 03/01/1829 James WYETH Single Kingsclere Ann WITTS Single  
19 08/04/1830 Richard COX   Ashe Mary NORRIS    
20 12/06/1830 William FISHER     Hannah PEARCE Widow  
21 21/08/1830 John BRAZIER     Amelia PIPER    
22 04/10/1830 William LONSDALE     Ann MORRIS    
23 14/05/1831 James COOK Single Swarraton Mary TOLFREE Single  
24 29/06/1831 William HALL   Ashe Caroline LANSLEY    
25 01/10/1831 Charles VINCENT Single   Mary Anne HEAL Single Ashe
26 11/10/1831 William BRAMBLY Single Preston Candover Hannah KEW Single  
27 17/10/1833 William GODDARD Single Wootton St Lawrence Clarinda SMITH Single  
28 03/11/1833 James KNIGHT Single   Sarah WOODHAY Single  
29 17/05/1834 George GALE Single   Caroline BUNCE Single  
30 03/06/1834 Stephen MATON Single Quarley Mary GOULD Single All Saints, Southampton
31 10/11/1834 Henry WINKWORTH Single Old Alresford Mary FORD Single Basingstoke

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