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Margaret Harker

(abt.1736-?)


Father:
Mother:

Siblings:

Children:

Margaret Harker + Christopher Peacock

Timeline

abt.1736 Birth Source: Estimated from newspaper article
Source: Newspaper article  [link]  [image 1]  [image 2]  [transcript 1]
1758-06-19 Marriage
to Christopher Peacock (abt.1721-1793)
Place: St Mary, Muker
Age: 22
Abode: Skeugh Head, Muker
Witness: James Metcalfe
Witness: Richard Metcalfe
Source: Parish register  [image 3]  [transcript 2]
Source: Parish record  [image 4]  [transcript 3]
Source: Parish record  [transcript 4]
? Death Source: Assumed; date unknown


Transcripts of sources

1
 On Sunday amidst a crowd of spectators were christened by the Rev. Lister Metcalf, in the parochial chapel
 of Muker, Swaledale, near Askrigg, in this county, two girls and a boy, at one birth, the tender
 offspring of Christopher and Margaret Peacock, whose united ages make 105 years, viz. Christopher
 aged 60, and Margaret 45; and what is remarkable she has two brothers and two sisters now living who
 had twins each; the children are extremely healthy, and the most promising to do well.
 How prolific is the air of Muker!
2
# Transcript from GBPRS_YORKSHIRE_004003802_00378.jpg by dh

June ye 19 : 1758

Married in ye Chapel of Muker Christopher Peacock of Skewhead in ye Chapelry of Muker aged 34 years &
Margret Harker of Skewhead aged 22 years were married in the Chapel of Muker by Banns published
these Several Sundays according to Law & consent of parents given Notice thereof being first given
Seven days before publication & no Impediment alleged. by ne Christo Forster Curate.

June ye 19 : 1758
This marriage was solemnized between us in ye Chapel of Muker Christpher Peacock of Skewhead in ye
Chapelry of Muker & Margret Harker of Skewhead in ye Chapelry of Muker in presence of

   James Metcalfe               Christo: Peacock
   Richard Metcalfe             Margret x Harker
                                   her mark
3
 Typed transcript pf MUKER Yorkshire Marriages page 138
 1758  June 19   PEACOCK   Chris   &   Mgt   HARKER (both Skewhead)
4
 I have Chistopher Peacock and Margaret Harker married 13 June 1756 in Muker


Source images

1
LeedsIntelligencer-1781-11-27-p3-Christening-of-Peacock-triplets.jpeg
2
LeedsIntelligencer-1781-11-27-p3.pdf
3
GBPRS_YORKSHIRE_004003802_00378.jpg
4
Marriage-ChristopherPeacock-MargaretHarker-1758-06-19-StMaryMuker.pdf


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