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There is some difficulty confirming the origin of the Isabel Bownas who married Richard Harling at Beetham in 1731. The more likely answer is that she was from Witherslack (a "detached" chapelry in the parish of Beetham) but had at some time also lived at Preston Patrick (a "detached" chapelry in the parish of Burton-in-Kendal). Witherslack was 8 miles due west of Preston Patrick, and in both cases the chapelry was "detached" from its respective parish church by an intervening parish, Heversham in the case of Witherslack and Beetham in the case of Preston Patrick. The two generations following are surmised.
[BOWN611] John Bownas, probably had at least two children as follows:
John (baptised at Witherslack, 23rd September 1670);
[BOWN621] Robert, married Jane ---, see later.
John was assessed with one hearth at Witherslack at the 1674 Hearth Tax.
[BOWN621] Robert Bownas married Jane ---. They had several children, born and baptised at Witherslack, as follows:
Isabella (baptised 13th July 1701), married Richard Harling, see later;
Anne (baptised 17th November 1703);
Alice (baptised 22nd October 1705, mother recorded as Jane);
Thomas (baptised 25th February 1707, mother recorded as Jane);
possibly Robert (baptised at Preston Patrick, 6th June 1709 IGI).
Robert possibly buried at Preston Patrick (28th June 1728 IGI).
[BOWN632] Isabel Bownas (born 1701, daughter of Robert), married (at Beetham, 30th June 1731) [HARL631] Richard Harling (see HARLING).