Thomas Mitchell and Bathsheba Prout

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Parents         Thomas Mitchell's parents uncertain           Isaac Prout and Elizabeth Ennor

Thomas Mitchell (b 1774 St Agnes Cornwall, m Bathsheba Prout 1797 St Agnes)
Bathsheba Prout (b 1769 St Agnes, d 1858 Goonbell, St. Agnes)
    Mary Mitchell (b 1798 St Agnes, m Francis Barkla 1820, St Agnes)

    Thomas Mitchell (b 1799 St Agnes, m  Margaret (Peggy) Burton 1823 St Austell, d aft 1860)
          William Burton Mitchell (b 1825 Tregorrick St Austell Cornwall, m Margaret Hawton 1846 Stoke Climsland Cornwall, d 1913 Ascot Vale, Vic)
               William Mitchell  (b 1850 Stoke Climsland, m Ellen Adelaide Cubit 1880 Sandridge Melb, d 1889 Bethanga, Vic )
                      Ernest Harold Mitchell (b 1887 Whiteford, m  Liela Muriel Roach 1914 Kew, d 1960 Wodonga)

1841 Census

Goonbell, St Agnes
Thomas Mitchell (65)  Miner
Bathsheba Mitchell (70)

1851 Census

Goonbell, St Agnes
Bathsheba Mitchell (81) b St Agnes Houskeeper (Head)
Rebecca Burkla (12) Scholar b St Agnes Granddaughter

Parents of the Thomas who married Bathsheba

We are loking for someone born in 1776 according to the 1841 census
LDS gives , all in St Agnes

(1)
Christened  14 Sep 1776 To Thomas and Sarah Michell
    Family
    Mary (chr 1777)
    Thomas (chr 1776)
    Sarah (chr 1779)
    Thomas (chr 1782)  No Thomas death found 1776-82
    Sarah (chr 1784)
    Grace (chr 1786)

(2) Christened  27 Oct 1774 , parents not specified, spouse given as Bathsheba Prout

(3)
Christened  27 Oct 1774 , parents John Mickell or Mitchell and Barbara Clemence     John Michell and Barbara Clemence 
    Family
    Mary (b 1769, d 1791 St Agnes)
    Peter (b 1770 St Agnes - married Ann Ennor Prout)
    Child (b 1771 St Agnes, d 1771 St Agnes)
    Thomas Mitchell (b 1774 St Agnes Cornwall)
    John (b 1777 St Agnes Cornwall)
    Jenifer (b 1779 St Agnes)

The OPC site does not have Baptisms for St Agnes. Nothing in Ancestry

Where does this leave us? My opinion is there is no clear choice between (1) and (3). (2) looks like omeone in LDS trying to be helpful, not just recording the contents of the register

Acknowledgements

Judith Jensen-Morris got us here. More detail has come from "Alan White's family Tree" and "Prout Family Tree"  on Ancestry

Research Notes


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