William Castledine of Wilne

William Castledine of Wilne, Derbyshire, was Ari’s 8x great-grandfather. He was born on 30 September 1712 and baptised on 1 October at the church of St Chad, along with his twin brother Samuel.

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Bench mark, St Chad’s church, Wilne, used to record the height above sea level


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He married Elenor Freeman on 28 Mar 1748 (both described as ‘of Draycott’), and a son, Joseph, was baptised in January 1749 and buried on 9 December that year.

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The mill in Draycott, built in 1888.


Elenor died in January 1749, and William married Martha Earthley on 7 June 1750 at the same church. A daughter, Ann, was born in 1750 but died as a baby. Thomas was born in 1752, and then there was a gap before twins John and Philip in 1761. Another son, Edward, died in March 1765.

In 1763 the church got a coat of paint, recorded in the parish records:

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William died in January 1772 and was buried on 13 January.

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Ari, this is how you are related to William:

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