I believe I have come across an incorrect transcript of a English baptism of one of my 3x great-grandfathers, details below;
Name; William Clarke
Baptism date; 25th July 1793
Baptism place; Little Chart, Kent, England
Parents; Joseph & Elizabeth Clarke
There is no available image when this name is searched, but searching for Hannah Wilkins, also baptised in Little Chart in 1793 shows only two baptisms, neither being William Clarke. I have looked at the parish records for Little Chart throughout the 1790s, but found no match.
English Census records for 1851, 1861 and 1871 all indicate that William was born in Little Chart, in about 1795, but lived as a farmer in Wichling, about 7-8 miles north of Little Chart.
Can you please investigate this matter, and if possible supply an accurate record of his baptism, ideally supported by an image.
Please contact me if you need further information.
7th March 2022
The record you are referring to is
Although it says that the image is unavailable, if you check the catalogue, you will find the film number. See
Note that the film is available but only on a limited access basis - see the icon on the right.
I do not dispute the possibility of a mis-transcription (I have found such in recent weeks in Kent), But I suggest that you request a copy of the entry from the Family History Library in Salt Lake. You can do this via the following link
I wish you success.