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Joshua Thorp


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   3101 1.0 Joshua Thorpmale
3094 Father: Josiah Thorpe    b. 17 Apr 1726 at Desborough    bur. 13 Feb 1792 at St Giles, Desborough
3099 Mother: Elizabeth Vardon    b. before 1731    bur. 02 Mar 1767 at St Giles, Desborough
Baptism: 05 May 1754 at Desborough (source reads 'Joshua the son of Josiah Thorp and Elizth his wife') Bp Transcripts Desb
Burial: 11 Jul 1804, aged 50y, at St Giles, Desborough (source reads 'Joshua Thorpe aged 50') Bp Transcripts Desb




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:- where there is only a burial known, if the person or their spouse is described as "old", the birth is estimated at 50 years earlier; if they are described as "very old", the birth is estimated at 60 years earlier; if neither, the birth is estimated at 18 years earlier.

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