- Hi Betty,
Betty Miles wrote:
> I am interested in the family of Samuel STOCKS (pronounced STOKES and1856 Deaths Peterhead
> sometimes written that way), born in England about 1790, but married in
> Peterhead to Margaret FARQUHARSON in 1819. Samuel was a quarrier,
> distiller and farm labourer.
> Children: Samuel, William Gray, James, George, Mary Arbuthnot, John,
> William and Helen.
> Samuel and James went to Ontario, Canada in the 1850's. George was a
> baker in Slains.
> I would especially like to find a clue as to Samuel, Sr.'s place of
> origin in England. I have information to share about the Canadian
No.95, John Stokes (single), 22/9/1856 4h am Back Street, Male, 23
years, parents: Samuel Stokes labourer (Deceased) and Margaret Stokes ms
Farquharson, cause: unknown no medical attendant, buried Peterhead,
Alexander Fraser undertaker, informant: George Stokes, brother
1863 Deaths Peterhead
No.3, Mary Stokes widow of Samuel Stokes Quarrier 4/1/1863 2h 20m pm
24/2 Back Street, Female, 68 years, parents: Neil Farquhar crofter
(dead), cause: unknown no medical attendant, informant: Elizabeth Stokes
Daughter-in-law, present, Colliston Slains.
1851 Census for Peterhead
District 9, Page 17, No.92, Backgate Street
Mary Stocks, head, 48, Cullen, Banffshire
John Stocks, son, 17, Peterhead, Aberdeenshire
District 2, Page 11, No.58, Harbour Street
Rebecca Taylor, head, 39, Peterhead
Eliza Stocks, daughter, 4, Peterhead
I didn't record the full information when indexing the census.
1868 Marriages Peterhead
No.36 1/6/1868 Queen Street, Episcopal Church, John Simpson tailor
bachelor, age 31, Merchant Street, Peterhead, parents: John Simpson
Quarrier and Isabella Simpson ms Hepburn (dead) married Eliza B. Stokes,
spinster, age 22, Merchant Street, Peterhead, parents George Stokes
baker and Rebecca Taylor (dead), witnesses William Lillie and John
Hope all this helps.