James Bodman (1762 – 1828)

James Bodman (1762 – 1828) and Jane Wiltshire (1762 – ?)

James Bodman married Jane Wiltshire in the same church as his parents at Lacock on the 25 Jun 1782. He was aged about 30 and Jane was about 20. They were both of Pewsham.

Like his father James had a large family. James and Jane had the following known children:-

Alice Bodman baptised 6 Jul 1783 at Bremhill
Myrtilla Bodman baptised 22 May 1785 at Bremhill
Richard Bodman baptised 29 Jul 1787 at Chippenham
Mary Bodman baptised 5th January 1790 at Chippenham
Jane Bodman baptised 12th Oct 1794 at Chippenham
Sophia Bodman baptised 11th Mar 1798 at Chippenham
Daniel Bodman baptised 19th Oct 1800 at Chippenham
Ann Bodman baptised 2nd Oct 1803 at Chippenham
John Bodman baptised 30th November 1808 at Chippenham

In 1805 on the 22nd September, along with his father and brother John, he submitted to a settlement examination.

James Bodman
Settlement Examination
22nd September 1805

James Bodman –saith that he is the son of John and Mary Bodman and that he has never done any act since his birth to gain himself a settlement in his own right That is he is now about forty six years of age and has a wife named Jane and nine children

The Mark of
James Bodman

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James Bodman died aged 66 and was buried at Chippenham on 8 January 1828.