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From: "Roy Stockdill" <>
Subject: Re: [ENG-YKS-HALIFAX] [WRY] Lookup -"The Stocks Family of UpperShibden Hall"
Date: Sat, 04 Nov 2006 18:31:40 -0000
> I have had difficulty in procuring this publication. If anyone has
> this publication, would you see if there is any reference to: 1.
> Elizabeth Stocks, b. 1728 in Halifax, married William Black ca 1758 in
> Paisley,Scotland. 2. Her dad, Joseph Stocks, b.1701 d.1737 m. 1728
> Sarah Brook . 3. Is an earlier wife for Joseph also listed? 4. Is
> there any info on a John Stocks (and spouse) presumably Joseph's dad?
> 5. Is there any indication that the Stocks family operated a brewery
> and were mine owners in the 1700's? Many thanks. Jim>
Try a spot of Googling and see Tania Willis Johnson's website at.....
This includes the following reference.....
STOCKS of Shelf, Northowram & Catherine Slack, back to Daniel
who married Esther JAGGER of Shelf in 1692, and the coal-
mining and brewing Stocks family of Upper Shibden Hall, Halifax.
[For a detailed history of this family see Halifax Antiquarian
Society article "The Stocks Family of Upper Shibden Hall" by Miss
D Warrington, B.A.]
I don't know where you are based but we have a collection of
publications of the Halifax Antiquarian Society at the SoG.
Guild of One-Name Studies: www.one-name.org
Newbies' Guide to Genealogy & Family History:
"There is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about,
and that is not being talked about."
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