Having found the above pedigee which seemed to
be the one for which we were seeking, we sent five 
shillings to the Vicar of East Retford to search the
parish register for the birth of William, son of John
Maltby.  We received the following:

Baptism solemnized in the Parish of East Retford
in the County of Notingham in the year of our Lord
one thousand six hundred and forty four ---

"William, ye sonn of JOhn Maltby:  March 16,"