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Hugh Flint

1763 - 1831

Father John Flint
Mother Hannah Brocklehurst
Wife Nancy Walton
Children John, Hugh, William, James, Hannah, John, Matthew


Hugh was born in 1763 in Tideswell, the 4th child of John and Hannah, and baptised at St John the Baptist's in Tideswell on 21st September that year (1). He followed all the other men in his family, and became a lead miner (2).

He married Ann Walton (also known as Nancy), the sister of his brother Matthew's wife Jane, in Tideswell on 8th April 1788 (2), and they lived at Cross Gate, Tideswell (3). Their first child, John, was born in 1789 (4), follwed by Hugh in 1793 (5), William in 1796 (6) and James in 1799 (7). His eldest son, John, died in 1802 (8). His only daughter, Hannah was born in 1804 (9), followed by a second John in 1808 (10), and finally Matthew in 1810 (11).

His youngest son, Matthew, died in 1829 (12). Hugh died in 1831, and was buried in Tideswell on November 23rd (13). His wife died less than two months later (14).


Brief details of his children:



Sources:

  1. Parish Register of St John the Baptist's, Tideswell contains the following baptism entry :
    September 1763
    Baptised Hugh the son of John and Hannah Flint of Tideswell   the 21

  2. Parish Register of St John the Baptist's, Tideswell contains the following marriage entry :
    Hugh Flint of the Parish of Tideswell
    Miner and Ann Walton of the
    same Parish Spinster were
    married in this Church by Banns
    this eighth Day of April in the Year One Thousand seven Hundred
    and eighty eight by me Jos This Marriage was soemnized between Us: Hugh his - mark Flint   Ann her x mark Walton
    In the Presence of: Job Swindall   John Dawson
  3. Its not clear whether they lived at Cross Gate immediately after they were married, as the the first few subsequent entries in the parish register don't mention a specific location (4)(5)(6)(7)(8), but the later entries do (9)(10)(11).
  4. Parish Register of St John the Baptist's, Tideswell contains the following baptism entry :
    Baptisms
    January 1789
    Do ye 11 John ye son of Hugh & Nancy Flint Tideswell
  5. Parish Register of St John the Baptist's, Tideswell contains the following baptism entry :
    1793 Baptisms
    June
    24
    Do Hugn ye son of Hugh & Nancy Flint Tideswell
  6. Parish Register of St John the Baptist's, Tideswell contains the following baptism entry :
    [1796 Baptisms]
    June
    27 William, Son of Hugh & Ann Flint of Tideswell
  7. Parish Register of St John the Baptist's, Tideswell contains the following baptism entry :
    1799 Baptisms
    September
    8 James son of Hugh & Nancy Flint of Tideswell
  8. Parish Register of St John the Baptist's, Tideswell contains the following baptism entry :
    1802 Burials
    November 15 John Son of Hugh & Ann Flint of Cross Gate Tideswell
  9. Parish Register of St John the Baptist's, Tideswell contains the following baptism entry :
    1804 Baptisms
    August
    26 Hannah Daugr of Hugh & Ann Flint of Cross Gait
  10. Parish Register of St John the Baptist's, Tideswell contains the following baptism entry :
    Baptisms
    1808
    April
    3 John son of Hugh and Ann Flint of Cross Gait
  11. Parish Register of St John the Baptist's, Tideswell contains the following baptism entry :
    1810 Baptisms
    December
    6 Matthew son of Hugh & Nancy Flint of Cross Gate
  12. Parish Register of St John the Baptist's, Tideswell contains the following burial entry :
    Name
    Abode
    When buried
    Age
    Matthew, son of
    Hugh & Ann Flint
    Tideswell
    April 3d
    [1829]
    yrs
    18
  13. Parish Register of St John the Baptist's, Tideswell contains the following burial entry :
    Name
    Abode
    When buried
    Age
    Hugh Flint, Senr
    Tideswell
    Novr 23rd
    [1831]
    yrs
    67
  14. Parish Register of St John the Baptist's, Tideswell contains the following burial entry :
    Name
    Abode
    When buried
    Age
    Nancy, wife of
    late Hugh Flint
    Tideswell
    Jany 8th
    [1832]
    yrs
    62



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