Bastardy in Burslem 1578-1799

Burslem Parish Registers 1578 - 1799 : Bastards    
Entry no. Year Month Event Entry Notes  
1 1582 Sept bap Mary d/o Alice Tunstall mothers name only  
2 1582 Jan bap Margrett d/o Elizabeth Alcock mothers name only  
3 1585 June bur John Bloore, a bast.    
4 1592 July bap John, bast of Rich Simpson & Jane Shaw both parents stated  
5 1592 July bur John Simpson alias Shaw   buried July 7th
6 1592 Nov bur Ralph, bast of Jane Henson mothers name only  
7 1593 May bur Jane, bast of Wm Chatterley, Gent fathers name only  
8 1593 Sept bap Joan d/o John Shaw alias Simpson fathers name only  
9 1595 June bur Mary Eaton, alias Toft, a bast mothers name only  
10 1596 Nov bur Joan, d/o Robt Mennell alias Oldcott fathers name only  
11 1598 Jan bur Thos, bast of Issabel Caves mothers name only  
12 1601 July bur Wm, bast of Eliz Telright mothers name only  
13 1602 Nov bur Eliz, d/o Eliz Shaw mothers name only  
14 1603 Jan bap Margrett, bast of Rich Shenton & Alice Kirkham both parents stated  
15 1604 June bap Thos, bast of Alice Summerford mothers name only  
16 1604 June bap An, bast of Thos Cartledge fathers name only  
17 1605 June bap Elinor, d/o Edmund Sutton & Eliz Withnall both parents stated  
18 1605 Dec bap Joan d/o Ralph Edge & Eliz Bucknall both parents stated  
19 1605 May bur Jane, bast of Mary Mellor mothers name only  
20 1605 Dec bur Wm, bast of Henry Tunstall & Alice Burne both parents stated  
21 1608 June bap Thos, s/o Wm Leigh & Margery ______ both parents stated  
22 1608 Apr bap Rich, s/o John Daniell & Ellen Heath both parents stated  
23 1608 June bap John, bast of John Spenson & Margaret Tumpson both parents stated  
24 1611 Feb bap An, d/o Jane Morgan mothers name only  
25 1612 Apr bap An, bast of Isabel Burne mothers name only  
26 1622 Dec bur Mary, d/o An Malkin mothers name only  
27 1627 Feb bap An, bast of Alice Edge mothers name only  
28 1627 Dec bur Thos, bast of Thos Daniell fathers name only  
29 1627 Feb bur An, bast of Alice Edge mothers name only see entry 27
30 1629 Feb bap Andrew Stevenson, bast    
31 1633 Dec bap Alexander, bast of _____ Brailswait & Eliz Mills both parents stated  
32 1633 Jan bap Francis, bast of _____ Rogers & Eliz Downes both parents stated  
33 1634 Sept bap Am, bast of Thos Blith & Ellen Allen both parents stated  
34 1634 May bur Joan, bast of Rich Daniell fathers name only  
35 1636 Aug bap Wm, bast of Joan _____ & John Wood both parents stated  
36 1647 Sept bap Isaac Wood, spurius fls putativus Robert Wood & Anne Downes both parents stated  
37 1648 Jan bur Margaret Hurd, spuria    
38 1649 Dec bap Jacob spurius fls putativus Jacob Rushton & Ellen Cartlich both parents stated  
39 1649 Oct bur Wm Robinson alias Wood spurius    
40 1651 Dec bap John Bourne fls putatirus Thos Bourne & Alice Bagnold both parents stated  
41 1652 Jan bap Hannah, fla spuria Anne Addams mothers name only  
42 1653 May bap Robert, spurius fla John Shaw & Eliz Steele both parents stated  
43 1668 Mar bap Wm Bennit, alias Meare fls putativus Moses Bennit & Anne Meare both parents stated  
44 1680 Mar bap John, fls Margaret Ward, nothus mothers name only  
45 1681 Oct bur Nothus recens nata fla Roger Heath    
46 1724 May bap Martha, illegit d/o Aaron Shaw & Jane Baddeley both parents stated  
47 1738 Feb bap Ralph, bastard s/o Thos Follows & Ann Proctor both parents stated  
48 1739 Sept bap Aaron, bastard s/o Thos Steen & Ann Daniel both parents stated  
49 1739 Sept bap Bagnall, bastard s/o John Bagnall & Ann Daniel both parents stated two Anne Daniels?
50 1740 Sept bap James, bastard s/o John Spode & Sarah Massey both parents stated  
51 1743 Sept bap Martha, bastard d/o John Steen & Jane Barker both parents stated  
52 1743 Sept bur Burial of 'offspring Steen'   See entry 51
53 1744 Mar bap Daniel Brookes, a bastard was born March 17th in Audley Parish, at Bigney Hill  
54 1744 Jan bap Sarah, d/o Rich Mellor & Rose Harrison of Sneyd Green both parents stated  
55 1744 Jan bur Frances Bagshaw, a bastard    
56 1745 June bap Joseph, bastard s/o Ann Hurd mothers name only  
57 1745 Jan bap Charlotte, d/o Sarah Baddiley mothers name only  
58 1745 Feb bap Eliz, d/o Eliz Belba mothers name only  
59 1752 May bap Josiah Simpson, bastard s/o Sarah Stevenson mothers name only  
60 1752 July bap George, bastard s/o Mary Stevens mothers name only  
61 1753 May bap Sarah, bastard d/o Ruth Cartlich mothers name only  
62 1753 May bap John, bastard s/o Sarah Selmon mothers name only  
63 1753 June bap Wm bastard s/o Mary Corns mothers name only baptised June 17th
64 1753 July bur Wm Corns, a bastard child   buried July 28th
65 1754 Jan bap Jesse, bastard s/o Dorothy Hall mothers name only  
66 1754 July bap Edward, bastard s/o Alice Cartlich mothers name only  
67 1755 Feb bap Bridgett, bastard d/o Hannah Colclough mothers name only  
68 1756 Jan bap Hannah, bastard d/o Sarah Taylor mothers name only  
69 1756 Aug bap Robert Bagnall Cartlich, a bastard    
70 1757 Mar bap Ralph, bastard s/o Sarah Simpson mothers name only  
71 1758 Nov bap Simpson, bastard s/o Sarah Stevenson mothers name only  
72 1759 May bap Adam, bastard s/o Mary Momford mothers name only Adam d. Sept 1760
73 1759 Aug bap Job, bastard s/o Mary Daniel mothers name only  
74 1759 June bap Sarah, bastard d/o Ann Robinson mothers name only  
75 1760 Aug bap John, bastard s/o Mary Bennett mothers name only  
76 1760 July bur Silvanus Stanley alias Ball    
77 1762 Sept bap John, bastard s/o Sarah Taylor mothers name only  
78 1763 June bap Sarah, bastard d/o Katherine Bourne mothers name only  
79 1763 June bap Nancy, bastard d/o Jane Bradshaw mothers name only  
80 1763 Aug bap James, bastard s/o Eliz Buckley mothers name only  
81 1764 June   Alice Jebson's child    
82 1765 Apr bap John, bastard of Phebe _____ mothers name only  
83 1765 June bap Wm & Mary, bastards of Jane Locket mothers name only  
84 1765 Sept bap Wm, bastard of Sarah Cartlich mothers name only  
85 1765 Dec bap John, bastard of Margaret Lees mothers name only  
86 1765 Nov bur Belford's daughter's bastard child mothers name only  
87 1766 Aug bap Mary, bastard of __________ & Thomasin Allen mothers name only  
88 1766 Nov bap Thos, bastard of Sarah Cartlich mothers name only  
89 1767 May bap Hannah, illeg of Mary Shaw mothers name only  
90 1768 Apr bap Eve, illeg of Mary Shaw mothers name only  
91 1768 June bap Rich, illeg of Martha Cartlich mothers name only  
92 1768 Dec bap Lucey, illeg of Sarah Wood mothers name only  
93 1769 July bap John, illeg of Sarah Read mothers name only  
94 1770 Jan bap Nancy, illeg of Martha Davenport mothers name only  
95 1770 Jan bap Kattern, illeg of Mary Leech mothers name only  
96 1770 Mar bap Wm, illeg of Mary Shaw mothers name only  
97 1770 Mar bap Wm, illeg of Mary Rainbow mothers name only  
98 1770 Aug bap Thos, illeg of Eliz Smith mothers name only  
99 1770 Sept bap Dorothy, illeg of Mary Goodwin mothers name only  
100 1771 Mar bap Kitty, illeg of Phebe Meir mothers name only  
101 1771 Sept bap Aaron, illeg of Sarah Johnson mothers name only  
102 1772 Feb bap Richard, illegit child of Eliz Boulton mothers name only  
103 1772 Mar bap Wm, illegit child of Mary Rainbow mothers name only  
104 1772 June bap Lucy, illegit child of Margaret Jameson mothers name only  
105 1772 Dec bap James, illegit child of Ann Malkin mothers name only  
106 1774 May bap Mary, illegit child of Sarah Malkin mothers name only  
107 1774 Dec bap Jane, illegit child of Margaret Lees mothers name only  
108 1775 Apr bap Phebe, illegit child of Martha Rigbey mothers name only  
109 1775 May bap Samuel, illegit child of Eliz Rowley mothers name only  
110 1775 Oct bap Sarah, illegit child of Martha Jones mothers name only  
111 1775 Dec bap John Shrigley, illegit child of Martha Bourne mothers name only  
112 1775 Dec bap Tomison Bourne, illegit child of Sarah Banks mothers name only  
113 1776 Jan bap Wm, illegit child of Alice Barker mothers name only  
114 1776 May bap Richard, illegit child of Sarah Allen mothers name only  
115 1776 June bap Josiah, illegit child of Mary Cartlich mothers name only  
116 1776 Dec bap Roe, illegit child of Abigail Bailey mothers name only  
117 1777 Mar bap John Bagshaw, illegit child of Margaret Bourne mothers name only  
118 1777 Mar bap Samuel, illegit child of Margaret Jameson mothers name only  
119 1777 June bap Eliz, illegit child of Margaret Heath mothers name only  
120 1777 Nov bap Wm, illegit child of Hannah Walton mothers name only  
121 1778 Mar bap Eliz, illegit child of Ann Bolton mothers name only  
122 1778 Apr bap Rebecca, illegit child of Hannah Nixon mothers name only  
123 1778 Apr bap John, illegit child of Martha Bennett mothers name only  
124 1779 Jan bap Mary, illegit child of Ann Jones mothers name only  
125 1779 Mar bap John, illegit child of Ann Shelton mothers name only  
126 1779 May bap Ruth, illegit child of Mary Bolton mothers name only  
127 1779 Sept bap James, illegit child of Sarah Harrison mothers name only  
128 1779 Oct bap Thos, illegit child of Margaret Bourne mothers name only  
129 1780 Jan bap Hannah, illegit child of Mary Lawton mothers name only  
130 1780 Jan bur Joseph Stevens alias Mettle    
131 1780 Feb bur Ralph Hancock alias Cabbage    
132 1780 Mar bap Thos, illegit child of Margaret Heath mothers name only  
133 1780 Apr bap Wm, illegit child of Elizabeth Ball (alias Bedisford) mothers name only  
134 1780 June bap Eliz, illegit child of Sarah Whittingham mothers name only  
135 1780 July bap Mary, illegit child of Ellen Mitchell mothers name only  
136 1781 Apr bap Thos, illegit child of Mary Rainbow mothers name only  
137 1781 Apr bap Daniel, illegit child of Mary Nixon mothers name only  
138 1781 Apr bap Joseph, illegit child of Sarah Bourne mothers name only  
139 1781 June bap Abraham de la Prime, illegit child of Ann Clay mothers name only  
140 1781 June bap Jane, illegit child of Hannah Steen mothers name only  
141 1781 Aug bap George, illegit child of Ann Marsh mothers name only  
142 1782 Jan bur Wm Ward alias Noblin    
143 1782 June bap Ann, illegit child of Ellen Wedgwood mothers name only  
144 1782 Aug bap Sarah, illegit child of Eliz Bagshaw mothers name only  
145 1782 Dec bap Ann, illegit child of Mary Rainbow mothers name only  
146 1783 Feb bap Sarah, illegit child of Mary Lovatt mothers name only  
147 1783 Feb bap Wm, illegit child of Mary Meir mothers name only  
148 1783 Mar bap Samuel, illegit child of Ann Foden mothers name only  
149 1783 Mar bap Ann, illegit child of Hannah Pepper mothers name only  
150 1783 Apr bap Samuel, illegit child of Rachel Myatt mothers name only  
151 1783 June bap Mary, illegit child of Martha Brindley mothers name only  
152 1783 June bap Samuel, illegit child of Frances Colclough mothers name only  
153 1783 July bur George Mountford alias Bustle    
154 1783 Oct bap Margaret, illegit child of Margaret Whitby mothers name only  
155 1783 Nov bap Hannah, illegit child of Eliz Simpson mothers name only  
156 1784 Sept bap Lucy, illegit child of Mary Lovatt mothers name only  
157 1785 Aug bap Thos, illegit child of Phebe Wood mothers name only  
158 1785 Aug bur John Harrison alias Biggins    
159 1785 Oct bap Nancy, illegit child of Martha Bennett mothers name only  
160 1786 Mar bap Charles, illegit child of Ann Tonkinson mothers name only  
161 1786 Mar bap Alice, illegit child of Grace Selmon mothers name only  
162 1786 Aug bap Daniel, illegit child of Nancy Selmon mothers name only  
163 1787 Feb bap Jane, illegit child of Mary Bagshaw (Pauper) mothers name only  
164 1787 Feb bap Molly, illegit child of Jane Bailey mothers name only  
165 1787 Sept bap Joseph, illegit child of Sarah Barsett mothers name only  
166 1788 Mar bap Amey, illegit child of Kezia Steel mothers name only  
167 1788 June bap Teresia, illegit child of Sarah Copeland mothers name only  
168 1788 June bap Maria, illegit child of Pamela Gater mothers name only  
169 1789 Mar bap Thos, illegit child of Mary Parker mothers name only  
170 1789 Apr bap Eliz, illegit child of Mary Whitmore mothers name only  
171 1789 May bap Jesse, illegit child of Ann Cartwright (pauper) mothers name only  
172 1789 Aug bap Joseph, illegit child of Jemima Middleton mothers name only  
173 1789 Oct bap Thirza, illegit child of Hannah Wakefield (pauper) mothers name only  
174 1789 Nov bap Eliz, illegit child of Hannah Whitaker mothers name only  
175 1789 Dec bap Mary, illegit child of Eliz Buckler mothers name only  
176 1790 Feb bap Ephraim, illegit child of Charlotte Foden (pauper) mothers name only  
177 1790 Apr bap John, illegit child of Lucy Harrison (pauper) mothers name only  
178 1790 Apr bap Jemima, illegit child of Mary Wildblood (pauper) mothers name only  
179 1790 June bap Diana, illegit child of Mary Lovatt mothers name only  
180 1790 Oct bap Thos, illegit child of Charlotte Fox mothers name only  
181 1790 Nov bap Diana, illegit child of Charlotte Lowe mothers name only  
182 1791 Jan bap Enoch, illegit child of Mary Whitmore mothers name only  
183 1791 Apr bap Charles, illegit child of Ann Highfield mothers name only  
184 1791 June bap Timson, illegit child of Judith Cartlich mothers name only  
185 1791 Sept bap Mary Till, illegit child of Prudence Till & Absalom Daniel both parents stated  
186 1791 Oct bap Enoch, illegit child of Mary Mountford mothers name only  
187 1791 Nov bap John, illegit child of Hannah Holdcroft mothers name only  
188 1792 Feb bap James, illegit child of Mary Lovatt mothers name only  
189 1792 Mar bur Joseph Stevens alias Shugg (pauper)    
190 1792 June bap Charlotte, illegit child of Felicia Cartlidge mothers name only  
191 1792 Aug bap Mary, illegit child of Eliz Whalley & John Simpson both parents stated  
192 1792 Sept bap Mercy, illegit child of Mary Ball (pauper) mothers name only  
193 1792 Sept bap Mary, illegit child of Margaret Harrison (pauper) mothers name only  
194 1792 Sept bap Mary, illegit child of Sarah Bloore mothers name only  
195 1792 Oct bap Eli, illegit child of Charlotte Gater mothers name only  
196 1792 Nov bap Abigail, illegit child of Eliz Leigh mothers name only  
197 1793 Feb bap Ephraim, illegit child of Mary Hackney mothers name only  
198 1793 Mar bap Luce, illegit child of Eliz Lovatt mothers name only  
199 1793 Mar bap Thos, illegit child of Martha Greatbatch mothers name only  
200 1793 Apr bap Ester, illegit child of Sarah Gallimore mothers name only  
201 1793 July bap Mary, illegit child of Ann Brassington mothers name only  
202 1793 Aug bap Wm, illegit child of Ann Owen mothers name only  
203 1793 Sept bap Moses, illegit child of Ann Machin mothers name only  
204 1793 Oct bap Mary, illegit child of Charlotte Cooper (pauper) mothers name only  
205 1793 Nov bap Ann, illegit child of Ann Bagnall & John Heath both parents stated  
206 1794 Feb bap Hannah, illegit child of Martha Peake mothers name only  
207 1794 Apr bap Sarah, illegit child of Mary Barker mothers name only  
208 1794 May bap Alice, illegit child of Grace Selmon & Joseph Knight both parents stated 2 years old
209 1794 July bap Joseph, illegit child of Ann Longshaw & Joseph Keen (pauper) both parents stated  
210 1794 July bur Eliz Cartlich alias Skun    
211 1794 Aug bap Ann Hopkin, illegit child of Judith Rhea & Charles Hopkin both parents stated  
212 1794 Oct bap Maria, illegit child of Isaac Fallows & Sarah Lovatt both parents stated  
213 1794 Nov bap Teresa, illegit child of Joseph Stone & Mary Hughes both parents stated  
214 1794 Nov bur John Marsh alias Halfpenny    
215 1794 Dec bap John, illegit child of Susannah Cleaver mothers name only  
216 1795 Jan bap Hannah, illegit child of Ralph Bagnall & Ann Wakefield both parents stated  
217 1795 Feb bap Eliz, illegit child of James Tonglinton & Sarah Massey both parents stated  
218 1795 Mar bap John, illegit child of Mary Owen mothers name only  
219 1795 Mar bur Ralph Cartlich alias Pedley    
220 1795 Apr bap James, illegit child of Josiah Mountford & Margaret Cartlich both parents stated  
221 1795 July bap Peggy, illegit child of James Ball & Ann Ford both parents stated  
222 1795 Sept bap Sarah, illegit child of Eliz Buckley mothers name only  
223 1795 Sept bap James, illegit child of Ann Goodwin mothers name only  
224 1795 Nov bap Mary, illegit child of Samuel Shaw & Ann Mitchell both parents stated  
225 1795 Dec bap Wm, illegit child of Ann Hollinshead mothers name only  
226 1796 Jan bap James, illegit child of Jane Ball mothers name only  
227 1796 Feb bap Wm, illegit child of Lydia Wareham mothers name only  
228 1796 Feb bap Thos, illegit child of Eliz Locker mothers name only  
229 1796 May bap Frances, illegit child of Amey Cartlich & John Handcock both parents stated  
230 1796 May bap Susannah, illegit child of Sarah Turner mothers name only  
231 1796 May bap Ann, illegit child of Charlotte Gater mothers name only  
232 1796 May bap Wm, illegit child of Eliz Lovatt mothers name only  
233 1796 July bap John, illegit child of Eliz Allam mothers name only  
234 1796 July bap Teresa, illegit child of Mary Hughes mothers name only  
235 1797 Jan bap Jemima, illegit child of Eliz Lommas mothers name only  
236 1797 Feb bap Wm, illegit child of Dorothy Ball mothers name only  
237 1797 Feb bap John, illegit child of Margaret Baddiley mothers name only  
238 1797 Feb bap Wm, illegit child of Ellen Hollinstead mothers name only  
239 1797 Mar bap Ambrose Cope, illegit child of Lucy Broughton mothers name only  
240 1797 Apr bap Eliz, illegit child of Hannah Whelsby mothers name only  
241 1797 June bap Thos, illegit child of Eliz Fenton mothers name only  
242 1797 June bap Ann, illegit child of Mary Miles mothers name only  
243 1797 Sept bap John, illegit child of Mary Gallimore mothers name only  
244 1797 Sept bap Samuel, illegit child of Sarah Bourne mothers name only  
245 1797 Nov bap Thirza, illegit child of Eliz Reaves mothers name only  
246 1798 Jan bap Harriet, illegit child of Ann Harkinstall mothers name only  
247 1798 July bap Rich, illegit child of Mary Ball mothers name only  
248 1798 Sept bap Enoch, illegit child of Eliz Allen mothers name only  
249 1798 Sept bap Daniel, illegit child of Judith Rhea mothers name only  
250 1798 Oct bap Sarah, illegit child of Hannah Lownds mothers name only  
251 1799 Jan bap Mary, illegit child of Sarah Allen mothers name only  
252 1799 Jan bap Ann, illegit child of Ann Henshall mothers name only  
253 1799 Jan bap Eliz, illegit child of Sarah Owen mothers name only  
254 1799 Mar bap Thirza, illegit child of Ann Taylor mothers name only  
255 1799 June bap Wm, illegit child of Maria Hughes mothers name only  
256 1799 June bap George, illegit child of Eliz Tatler mothers name only  
257 1799 July bap Mary, illegit child of Mary Bourne mothers name only  
258 1799 Aug bap Tamar, illegit child of Mary Hackney mothers name only  
259 1799 Sept bap Nancy, illegit child of Mary Steel mothers name only  
260 1799 Nov bap Edna, illegit child of Nancy Jackson mothers name only  
261 1799 Nov bap Sarah, illegit child of Eliz Fenton mothers name only  
Bourne: Margaret, Martha, Sarah    
Burne: Alice, Isabel        
Cartlich/Cartlidge: Judith, Mary, Ruth, Alice, Sarah, Martha, Felicia    
Eliz Fenton: 241 & 261        
Eliz Lovatt: 198 & 232        
Grace Selmon: 161 & 208      
Incidences of the same individual appearing more than once:    
Jones: Martha, Ann        
Lovatt: Eliz, Sarah, Mary      
Margaret Bourne: 117 & 128      
Margaret Heath: 119 & 132      
Margaret Jameson: 104 & 118      
Margaret Lees: 85 & 107      
Mary Hughes: 213 & 234      
Mary Lovatt: 146, 156, 179 & 188    
Mary Rainbow: 97, 103, 136 & 145    
Mary Shaw: 89, 90 & 96      
Mary Whitmore: 170 & 182      
Sarah Cartlich: 84 & 88        
Sarah Stevenson: 59 & 71      
Sarah Taylor: 68 & 77        
Selmon: Sarah, Grace, Nancy      
There are also a number of individuals sharing the same surname which suggests the possibilities of family ties (i.e. sisters, cousins).