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Norfolk Island. The dates January I6 and March 24 are shown, but no entry made on either date. The corresponding page is missing from the printed "Pitcairn Island Register Book". In the list of inhabitants of Norfolk Island on 30/9/I857, in the House of Commons Paper, I863, it gives :- Mary Elizabeth Young, born I6th January I849 Rachael Hope Quintal, born 24th.March I849. In the list of families, page IV, Mary Elizabeth Young is shown in the family of "Moses Young" as Elizabeth; and Rachael Hope Quintal is shown in the family of Arthur Quintal, Jr. as Rachael. Summary for I854. This shows births - 9; 2 males, 7 females. The individual entries show only 8 births - 2 males, 6 females. Summary for I855 This shows 9 births, but only records 7 individual births. The 2 omitted were Mary Louisa and Amelia Rose, twin daughters of William and Maria Quintal, born March 29th. I855.
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Mr. Ray Nobbs, of Norfolk Island (great grandson) has the following parchments in his possession: 1 Ordination of GHN as Deacon Islington Oct. 24th, 1862. 2 " " " as Priest Fulham Nov 30th, 1852. 3 Authority to GHN " to perform the office of chaplain to the inhabitants of Pitcairn's Island...... to receive & enjoy all & singular stipends, profits & advantages whatsoever belonging to the said office. Dated Nov. 30th, 1852. The appointment was by the Bishop of London. (signed) J.D.McCornish 29/9/1943
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