NameJames Burt 88, 5G Grandfather, M
OccupationShoemaker, Surgeon and Baker of Montacute35
1Elizabeth Brown? 88,121, 5G Grandmother, F
Marriage6 Jan 1794, Church of St. Mary, Stoke Sub Hamdon, Somerset, England121
Marr Memomarriage by Banns; this marriage record is assumed to be our James and Elizabeth due to the timing, location, names and groom’s abode of Montacute
ChildrenEdward Knyvett , M (1795-1858)
 George , M (ca1800-)
Notes for James Burt
International Genealogy Index files list James and Elizabeth as the parents of “Edward Kyvet [sic]” and of his brother George, thus establishing their names.88

There is a christening record of a James Burt in East Chinnock, Somerset on Feb 4, 1779 which could be him, thus suggesting parents of Edward and Mary, although this is not verifed to be our James.88,121

There is another baptismal record of a James Burt at the Church of St. Catherine in Montacute on Jan 26, 1777 with the parents William and Sarah, another candidate for our James. The time is better for this James but the names William and Sarah don’t carry on down our line.121

The marriage record from Stoke Sub Hamdon that is assumed to be his and Elizabeth’s, dated a year before the birth of their son Edward, lists the groom’s abode as Montacute.121

His occupations are from Bessie Lina Burt’s family tree.35 He may have been a Stone mason as well as there exists a document: “Manor of Ilminster RELEASE of nine and a half acres called Newwoods, Eastfield etc., Mary Kingston of Montacute, to James Burt of Montacute, Stone Mason, and others. Attested copy on 3 sheets folio. 1797, copy 1823.”154

There is a burial record in the Church of St. Catherine, Montacute for a James Burt on Apr 5, 1830, age 80 which could be him and would put the birth year ca 1750.121
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