James MacKenzie Fooks

#624, (10 October 1813-5 May 1815)
FatherJames MacKenzie Fooks (7 Dec 1780-22 Oct 1825)
MotherJane Berjew (25 Dec 1777-15 Apr 1875)
Last Edited17 May 2020
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James was born on Sunday, 10 October 1813 at Melcombe Regis, Weymouth, Dorset.1,2 He was the son of James MacKenzie Fooks and Jane Berjew. James MacKenzie Fooks was baptized on Sunday, 30 January 1814 at Up Cerne, Dorset. His family travelled at least 15 miles - a journey of several hours - so he could be baptised in the church his mother's father was rector of.3,4

James died on 5 May 1815 at Melcombe Regis, Weymouth, Dorset, at age 1.1,5


1813BirthMelcombe Regis, Weymouth, Dorset1,2
1814BaptismUp Cerne, Dorset3,4
1815DeathMelcombe Regis, Weymouth, Dorset1,5


  1. [S806] Jane Fookes,"Extract from Jane Fookes' bible," Bible extract, vital dates , n.d.. Currently held by unknown repository, unknown repository address (for date).
  2. [S274] Grahame R. Fooks, The Fooks Family Records p.3 - the location is assumed.
  3. [S1107] England, Select Dorset, Church of England Parish Registers, 1538-1999 Ancestry.com, (www.ancestry.com) Name: James Mackenzie Fooks; Baptism Date: 30 Jan 1814; Baptism place: Up Cerne, Dorset, England; Father: James Fooks
    Mother: Jane Fooks.
  4. [S463] Family Search (A service provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) (https://familysearch.org) Indexing project (batch) number: C02899-7, system origin: England-EASy, source film number: 1279490.
  5. [S274] Grahame R. Fooks, The Fooks Family Records p.3 - place is assumed.