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St Martins Birmingham Look Ups

mikejee

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I thought it was Hugh S.Clark. Unfortunately i only have Kellys for 1921 and 1932. Curate was Mayall for 1921 & Hodges for 1932 . the library should have kellys for 1928-29 (to allow for publishing date) if you can find them open.
 

Astoness

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hi mike i also think it says curate hugh s clark..thats another thing on my list when i eventually get to the library...

thanks everyone..

lyn
 

Astoness

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hi dek i had thought of that one as well..it would also have been on the doorstep...

thanks dek

lyn
 

mikejee

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Lyn
That is only my personnal opinion, but can't see it being anything else . As to St Johns. this was a bordesley parish church, so i would think it would say parish of bordesley to ensure church was identified. The 1921 and 1932 Kellys lists it as having no curate, and i understand that by then it was combined with St Basils, and had only occasional use. That would not have menat a wedding could not be held there though, so it is possible. St Basils had no curate listed in 1921, and by 1932 it had no vicar,but only a perpetual curate , a Rev.Witcomb.
 

Astoness

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thanks for that info mike...i think i am leaning towards st martins..(maybe cos i want it to be that church lol ) im just going to check what kellys i have mike as im not sure but i may have a couple of years you havnt got that was sent to me ages ago...will get back asap...
 

carolina

master brummie
This is what Wikipedia says about St Martins

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The church of St Martin in the Bull Ring (grid reference SP073866) in Birmingham 5, England is a parish church in the Church of England.

It is the original parish church of Birmingham. It stands between the Bull Ring shopping centre and the markets
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External pulpit



A view of the church from the Bull Ring Open Market



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A view of the church from the Bullring Shopping Centre.


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skylark

Proud to be a Brummie !!
Hi, I see that you obtained the marriage cert from B'ham Register Office...can I suggest that you get in touch with them & ask for their advise, they have a brilliant chap there who is a very helpful on such matters... (John ???)

Happy Hunting !

Margaret.
 

Astoness

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thank you mararet i do have to go and order another cert soon so i will ask about this marriage when i go..

lyn.
 

DavidGrain

master brummie
I think the the certificate saying The Parish Church in the Parish of Birmingham tells you that it can only be St Martins. There is only one parish church in a parish and St Martins is Birmingham Parish Church
 

smtr

master brummie
Hi Lyn

Don't know if you have the answer to this one yet but thought I would let you know the following.

A Baptism at St Martin's on the 11 July 1928 (I looked for the nearest date to your Grandparent's wedding) was performed by H S Clarke (Curate).

Suzanne
 

Astoness

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Hi Lyn

Don't know if you have the answer to this one yet but thought I would let you know the following.

A Baptism at St Martin's on the 11 July 1928 (I looked for the nearest date to your Grandparent's wedding) was performed by H S Clarke (Curate).

Suzanne
oh suzanne thank you so much...if you go to post 4 i posted my grand parents marriage cert and the curate was indeed a hugh s clarke...which confirms that they were married at st martins church...im chuffed to bits...the church will have an extra special meaning to me now...

thank you

lyn x
 
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smtr

master brummie
Hi Lyn

Glad to have helped. I just thought if H S Clarke was marrying people he most probably would be doing christenings too:)

Suzanne
 

Astoness

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brilliant deduction suzanne...this is the first family marriage i have found at st martins...

thanks again...

lyn
 

Astoness

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to be honest suzanne i only know where our mom and dad married and now of course dads mom and dad..i shall have to try and find out where other members were married soon as i think churches are like pubs...we are lucky to see them still standing...


lyn
 

jane k

master brummie
I`m hoping someone might have access to the parish records for St Martins Birmingham. I`m interested in the baptism of Mary Ann Elizabeth Hallam. According to Familysearch she was born 25/7/1836 and baptised at St Martins 9/8/1837. Her parents were Joseph Hallam and Sarah Barlow. I`m hoping the record might tell me what Joseph`s occupation was - on some records he is a paper maker and on others either a chair or chain maker

Many thanks Jane
 
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