Entries from the record book of "Methodist Soc. of Bideford and Neighbourhood"
|57||James George||son of Thomas and Ann Dark of Parkham||May 24 1827||June 5 1827
by James Ash
|83||Edwin||son of Thomas and Ann Dark of Parkham||March 5 1829||March 19 1829
by James Odger(?)
|141||Mary Elizabeth||dtr of Thomas and Ann Dark of Parkham||May 7 1831||June 16 1831
by Joshua Wade
|206||William Daniel||son of Thomas and Ann Dark of Parkham||March 27 1833||April 12 1833
by Thomas Payne
|380||Lewis||son of Thomas and Ann Dark
of Broard Parkham in the parish of Parkham
|July 17 1835||Sept 20 1835
by John Smith
Entries from the record book of "Methodist Soc. of Bideford and Neighbourhood" 221 Jerimiah son of John & Mary Darch of Bideford born june 11th 1833 bapt june 30th 1833 bapt by Thomas Payne 351 Elizabeth dtr of William and Mary Dark of Bideford born april 20th 1835 bapt may 20th 1835 bapt by Theos Bersey
Entries from ? 881 Mark Dark son of Mark & Sarah (labourer) baptised oct 21st 1821 Bideford 885 William Darch son of John & Mary (blacksmith) nov 11th 1821
In Parkham Parish ... 237 Jan 30th 1820 Baptized John son of William & Sarah of East Goldworthy 246 April 27th 1820 Joseph "veal?" son of Farmer(?) Allin & Sarah (DLEW?) [this ones peculiar, has a written note from the reverend saying the baptism was reported to him & certified(?) by someone else] March 3rd 1822 Mary daughter of John & Elizabeth of Waterchute.Interested in Parkham? I've got more data I'm preparing for website...
In Wolfardisworthy ... 5th nov 1819 William Dark (laborer) married Sarah (Lane?) with consent of parents, witnessed by Richard Hosegood and xxx-Hosegood jnr. service performed by Woggin (minister). Both made their mark. Entry no 214 June 17th 1821 Baptized.. William son of William & Sarah Dark . Entry no 265 Feb 16th 1823 Baptized.. Mary daught. of William & Sarah Dark Entry no 303 May 5th 1824 Baptized.. George son of William & Sarah Dark
Bideford - C=christenings B=Births M=Marriages Susan Dark B About 1790 Humphrey Squire Bideford Susan Dark B About 1783 Bideford Susan Dark M 8.Dec.1811 Humphrey Squire Bideford Reuben Squire Dark C 11.Dec.1808 Susannah Dark Bideford Mary Squire Dark B/C 8.Jul.1810 Susannah Dark Bideford (2 entries same date) John Dark C 15.Jul.1810 John Dark/Jane Bideford Mary Dark B/C 19.Apr.1812 John Dark/Jane Bideford (2 entries same date) James George Dark C 5.Jun.1827 Thomas Dark/Anne Bideford Wesleyan Edwin Dark C 19.Mar.1829 Thomas Dark/Anne Bideford Wesleyan Mary Elizabeth Dark C 16.Jun.1831 Thomas Dark/Ann Bideford Wesleyan William Daniel Dark C 12.Apr.1833 Thomas Dark/Ann Bideford Wesleyan Lewis Dark C 20.Sep.1835 Thomas Dark/Ann Bideford Wesleyan Elizabeth Dark C 20.May.1835 William Dark/Mary Bideford Wesleyan Agnes Dark M 25.Jan.1667 Bartholomew Acklane? Bideford Honor Dark M 13.Feb.1712 John Williams? Bideford Richard Dark M 14.Jun.1792 Susanna Holmann? Bideford Thomasine Dark M 26.Jun.1804 Thomas Chanter? Bideford Mary Dark M 13.Oct.1811 William Buckler Bideford
Marriage record was found in Barnstaple for John Darke, widower, watchmaker, and Mary Harding on 14 Aug 1786. No children were found to have been born to them.