Partial Transcript

Baptisms solemnized in the Parish of Wigan
in the County of Lancaster in the year 1837

When Baptised. Child’s Christian Name. Parent’s Name. Abode. Quality, Trade, or Profession. By whom the Ceremony was performed.
Christian. Surname.
Sept 3 Hannah
first daughter of
Mary Ball Haigh   [illegible]
Sept 3 Peter
first son of
Elizabeth Ball Haigh   [illegible]

[Source: Taylor Gallery, Family History Centre, Wigan; Baptismal Records for Wigan All Saints; Microfilm Reference MF1A 6/6]

Research Notes

It is too strange to be true that two unwed teenage sisters could both give birth to their first child on the same day and register them on the same day.