Hibbitt & Barnes Family History

Benjamin PITCHER (abt. 1742 - 1787)

Benjamin PITCHER (the elder) was born in Lydney, Gloucestershire, in about 1742 and was the son of James and Mary PITCHER. The details of his baptism in the Lydney parish registers, as transcribed by www.forest-of-dean.net, are as follows...

Record ID: 185503
Entry Number: 11 
Year: 1743 
Month: Sep 
Day: 16 
Parents Surname: PITCHER 
Child Forenames: Benjamin 
Fathers Forenames: James 
Mothers Forenames: Mary 
Officiating Minister: Rob[er]t Breton Vicar 
Event: Baptism 
Memoranda: S[on] of 
Register Reference: P209 IN 1/2 
Page Number: 8 
Parish Chapel: Lydney


St Oswald's Church, Rockhampton
St Oswald's Church, Rockhampton

Benjamin married Margaret WORGAN in 1773 in St Oswald's Church, Rockhampton, Gloucestershire, and the details in the parish registers, as transcribed by www.scribes-alcove.co.uk, state the following...

Marriage: 6 Jul 1773 at Rockhampton
Groom: Benjamin Pitcher
Abode: Rockhampton
Bride: Margaret Worgan
Abode: Woollastone
Witnesses: Robt Tanner, Arthur Screen

Photographs of St Oswald's Church can be seen in the Photo Gallery > Collections > Places > Rockhampton, Gloucestershire section of this website.


Benjamin PITCHER died in 1787 and his burial service took place in St Mary the Virgin's Church at Thornbury on the same day that his youngest child, John, was baptized. The Thornbury parish registers, as transcribed by www.scribes-alcove.co.uk, show the following details...

NAME: Benjamin Pitcher
BURIED: 22 Jul 1787 at Thornbury
AGE: 45 years


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