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Covinton Baptisms


Jane - 2 Jan 1602

Henry, son of Peter - 4 Nov 1604

John, son of Peter - 24 Aug 1606

Edward, son of Peter - 20 Feb 1607

Hugh, son of Peter - 18 (somewhere from Apr to Aug) 1611

Edmund, son of Peter -31 Jan 1612/13

Alice, dau of Peter - 26 May 1615

Ann, dau of William & Ann - 4 Jan 1630

Mary, dau of William & Ann - 15 Jun 1632

William, dau of William & Annis (sic) - 2 Sep 1634

Alice, dau of William & Ann - Dec 1636

Elizabeth, dau of William & Ann - 5 Nov 1637

Alice, dau of William & Ann - 1 Jul 1640

William, son of Peter & Elizabeth - 18 Dec 1670

John, son of Peter & Elizabeth- 13 Jun 1674

John, son of Peter & Elizabeth - 1 Apr 1676

Lydia, dau of Peter & Elizabeth - 17 Mar 1677

Peter, son of Peter & Elizabeth - 24 Aug 1679

Henry, son of Peter & Elizabeth - 14 Nov 1681

Ben, son of Peter & Elizabeth - 18 May 1684

Cornelius & Lydia, twins of Peter & Elizabeth - 29 Apr 1689

Elizabeth, dau of Peter & Judith - 15 Dec 1706

Peter, son of Peter & Judith - 12 Feb 1709

Mary, dau of Peter & Judith - 6 Jan 1711

John, son of Peter & Judith - 9 Nov 1714

Judith, dau of Peter & Judith - 26 Nov 1717

William, son of Peter & Judith - 4 Apr 1719

Henry, son of Peter & Judith - 27 Jul 1722

Ann, dau of Peter & Judith - 6 Jun 1725

Thomas, son of Mary & Thomas King (reputed father) - 26 Mar 1738

Ann, dau of Henry & Susannah - 14 Sep 1755

Ann, dau of William & Fanny Wooding - 27 May 1795

Mary, dau of Thomas & Elizabeth - 9 Nov 1801, aged 14 weeks

Thomas, son of Thomas & Elizabeth - 29 Mar 1803, aged 14 weeks

William, son of Thomas & Elizabeth - 6 Feb 1804

John, son of Thomas & Elizabeth - 14 Apr 1806

Ann, dau of Thomas & Elizabeth - 9 or 10 Nov 1807

Sarah, dau of Thomas * Elizabeth - 21 May 1809

Elizabeth, dau of Thomas & Elizabeth - 16 Feb 1811

Abbreviations


aft = after

bd= born

bch = bachelor

bef = before

bpd = baptised

c = child

chd = christened

d = daughter

h = husband

ilig - illegitimate

lab = labourer

occ = occupation

PR = Parish Relief

s = son

sp = spinster

w = wife

wid = widow/er

The Covington Family in Turvey

An ubiquitous name in Turvey for many years. In the early 1600s it was sometimes spelt as Coventon.  The Covington family were Blacksmiths in the village for many generations.


Here are the Parish Register entries for this name up to 1812. Please note, the pre 1629 entries are from the fragmentary Bishop's Transcripts

Covinton Marriages


John Chapman m Elizabeth - 2 Jan 1605/6

Edward m Isabel Armes - 2 Nov 1619

Thomas Gulliver m Ann - 24 Jan 1621

James Houe m Elizabeth - 30 Nov 1626

Peter m Judith Willamot (t) - 16 Dec 1705 -  both of Turvey

Edward Odell m Elizabeth - 4 Nov 1728 - both of Turvey

William m Sarah Ellis of Newton Blossomville, Bucks - 5 Oct 1743

Edward Nichols m Mary - 6 Feb 1757 - both of Turvey

John Wooding m Mary - 7 July 1768, both of Turvey

William Eaton m Elizabeth - 12 Nov 1770 - both of Turvey

WilliamPaine m Ann - 27 Sep 1778 - both of Turvey

Thomas of Lavendon, bch, m Elizabeth Pearons of Turvey, sp - 4 Jun 1800

Covinton Burials


Edward - 3 Dec 1604 - noted as Old Man

Hugh son of Peter - 18 Jul 1611

Alice, dau of Peter - 14 Oct 1617

John, son of Peter - 27 Apr 1620

Alice, w of Peter - 8 May 1620

Edward - 31 Aug 1625 - Miller

Peter - 24 Jan 1627 - Blacksmith

George, son of Peter - 15 Feb 1627

Ann, dau of William & Ann - 18 Jan 1630

Alice, dau of William & Ann - 1636 (no date given)

Jane, wid - 26 Nov 1638

John, son of Peter & Elizabeth - 16 Nov 1675

John, son of Peter & Elizabeth- 8 July 1679

Ann, wid - 22 Jun 1688

Elizabeth, w of Peter - 30 Apr 1689

Peter - 4 Aug 1697

Peter, son of Peter & Judith - 26 Nov 1732

Judith, son of Peter & Judith - 3 Mar 1735/6

Elizabeth, lacemaker - 6 Jul 1736

Peter, blacksmith - 2 Sep 1744

Ann, lacemaker - 16 Oct 1744

Judith, wid - 17 Aug 1746

Susannah, w of Henry - 13 Jan 1778

Mary, dau of William & Fanny Wooding - 25  Feb 1795, infant

Ann, dau of William & Fanny Wooding - 13 Aug 1795

Henry, blacksmith - 27 Jan 1802

William, son of Thomas & Elizabeth - 3 Feb 1807

Peter Covington was listed as Churchwarden in 1605-6.