Day: May 31, 2011

Baptised 58 years ago today

This is my baptism certificate from Trinity Sunday, 31st May 1953.

I was born at St. James hospital in Leeds, West Yorkshire.  Almost five weeks later I was baptised at St. James church in Clitheroe, Lancashire.  The service was carried out by the Rev’d A Lord – the same minister who married my parents at St. James church, Clitheroe in August 1951.

On this day … 31st May

1795 … John Dawson was born in Cowling, West Yorkshire to parents John Dawson and Ann Watson.  He is my 3rd great grand uncle.

1838 … John Dawson was born in Cowling, West Yorkshire to parents John Dawson and Elizabeth Benson.  He is my 1st cousin 4x removed.

1873 … Elizabeth Ann Turner was born in Kendal, Westmorland to parents Thomas Turner and Mary Jane Carradice.  She is my great grandmother.