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Emma DIGBY b. aprx 1836 in Litchan, Norfolk

Emma DIGBY b. aprx 1836 in Litchan, Norfolk

Posted: 21 Jan 2013 8:11PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 21 Jan 2013 10:06PM GMT
Surnames: Digby, Johnson, Earle,
Charles Johnson married Eliza Digby in 10-11-1877 in Downham Market, Norfolk.
Her parents were Frederick Digby, son of William Digby &
Aves/Avis Earle, and her mother's name was Emma b. aprx 1836
in Litchan, Norfolk.
I was hoping to find Emma's maiden name, and possibly
the name of her parents and siblings.

Re: Emma DIGBY b. aprx 1836 in Litchan, Norfolk

Posted: 22 Jan 2013 4:03PM GMT
Classification: Biography
Edited: 22 Jan 2013 5:24PM GMT
Surnames: Digby,Preston
Frederick Digby married Emma Preston in 1856.

Marriages Dec 1856 (>99%)

Digby Frederick Downham 4b 984
Preston Emma Downham 4b 984


Easy to find on this free site!

http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl

I have found the marriage registry entry in the Downham registers on the Family Search site here:

https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-267-12699-22031-50?...

Her father was Robert Preston a Carpenter.

This Robert is a Carpenter but there is no Emma unless she is Emily. Caroline was a witness at her wedding.

National Archive Reference:
RG number: HO107
Piece: 754
Book/Folio: 27
Page: 6
Reg. District: Downham
Sub District: Downham
Parish: Downham Market
Enum. District:
Ecclesiastical District:
City/Municipal Borough:
Address: Lynn Road, Downham Market
County: Norfolk
Name Relation Sex Age Birth Year Occupation Where Born
PRESTON, Robert M 43 1798 Norfolk
PRESTON, Maria F 42 1799 Norfolk
PRESTON, William M 19 1822 Norfolk
PRESTON, James M 17 1824 Norfolk
PRESTON, Henry M 15 1826 Norfolk
PRESTON, Caroline F 13 1828 Norfolk
PRESTON, Emily F 8 1833 Norfolk
PRESTON, Maria F 6 1835 Norfolk
PRESTON, Robert M 10 1831 Norfolk
PRESTON, Ann F 4 1837 Norfolk
PRESTON, Elizabeth F 1 1840 Norfolk

Re: Emma DIGBY b. aprx 1836 in Litchan, Norfolk

Posted: 22 Jan 2013 7:14PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 22 Jan 2013 10:21PM GMT
Surnames: Digby
I believe Emma was born in Litcham? I know Willliam was born in Chatteris? Cambridge? I'm kinda zoning in on THIS Emma also. thanks for the info.
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