- [S158] Finchingfield, Essex - Transcript of Parish Register 1617-1837, baptism of Jos. Broad s. of John & My., 18 Mar 1804 (Reliability: 2).
- [S165] Register of marriages, 1754-1792, St John the Baptist, Finchingfield, Essex, (Essex Record Office D/P 14/1/4 - available online as digital images (SEAX);), D/P 18/1/6., image 34, p.58, no.227 (Reliability: 3).
John Braid of this Parish Labourer & Mary Blackshire and she also of this Parish were Married in this Church by Banns this thirteenth Day of June in the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Seventy Six by me John: Marriott Vicar
This Marriage was solemnized between Us, X the Mark of John Braid, X the Mark of Mary Blackshire
In the Presence of Samuel Whitehead, Thomas Willis