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Re: Stoke ?? Shropshire (HAMLET)
« Reply #9 on: Thursday 14 April 11 15:18 BST (UK) »
Thanks ever so much Trish & Momo. This has given me several more bones to try and hang some meat on.
Ray

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Re: Stoke ?? Shropshire (HAMLET)
« Reply #10 on: Thursday 14 April 11 21:21 BST (UK) »
Hi Ray . I've lived in Shropshire for over 40 years .And to my knowledge there not a Stoke ( one word ) I'm sure the one your looking for would be Stoke on Tern. I live close to Stoke on Tern, I know when I first came to live in the area it was quite a thing to Say Stoke on Tern. People from the village would say this is the real Stoke , Stoke on Trent is just a load of small town bunched together to form a City. With Both Stokes being close to each other it does cause some confusion . hope this helps BN

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Re: Stoke ?? Shropshire (HAMLET)
« Reply #11 on: Tuesday 19 April 11 06:16 BST (UK) »
I have family born in Stoke St. Milborough, Shropshire and on the census they usually say Stoke, Shropshire...so can be confusing as like everyone has said there is no plain "Stoke" in Shropshire!
Nickless Family of Stourbridge, Wollaston, Elmbridge, Elmley Lovett, Chaddesley Corbett, Upton Warren, and Bromsgrove (nicklessgenealogy.wordpress.com)
Dalloway Family of Stourbridge and Rock
Tomlinson Family of Stoke St. Milborough, Stone, and Sandon
Beazer Family of Edgbaston and Marshfield
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Re: Stoke ?? Shropshire (HAMLET)
« Reply #12 on: Tuesday 19 April 11 09:09 BST (UK) »
Wikipedia says that "Stoke" is one of the most common place names in the UK and gives over 50 examples. Unfortunately, only 3 of these are in Shropshire so there are probably even more.

I suppose that an illiterate person faced by a census enumerator back in the 1800s was either unlikely to care what problems they would cause people like me in the 21st century or indeed be aware that there were umpteen other places with the same name.

Thanks again all.
Ray

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Re: Stoke ?? Shropshire (HAMLET)
« Reply #13 on: Friday 17 June 16 19:08 BST (UK) »
Hello, I realise this is a very old thread and you may already have either found it to be one of the aforementioned 'stokes' or may have discovered that there is or rather was a stoke in salop as it was then known. If you visit google maps and look for a place called Gleet near Burford in South Shropshire then move roughly a half mile or so west north west you'll be roughly in Stoke, in fact you can still pull up Stoke farm if you use street view. It was absorbed into Gleet parish in the 1800s. Hope this may help if you hit a dead end. Came across the post while doing similar research of my own.

Other options not mentioned could be Stokesay or Church Stoke, both also in South Shropshire.

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Re: Stoke ?? Shropshire (HAMLET)
« Reply #14 on: Saturday 18 June 16 13:10 BST (UK) »
Welcome to Rootschat TJWolf,

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Re: Stoke ?? Shropshire (HAMLET)
« Reply #15 on: Saturday 16 July 16 17:22 BST (UK) »
Ditto from me. I'd forgotten all about this thread. I must have another look at this branch of the family sometime.

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Re: Stoke ?? Shropshire (HAMLET)
« Reply #16 on: Saturday 16 July 16 23:01 BST (UK) »
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1841 C    Cotwall & Moortown     Ercall Magna   Salop

Joseph Hamlet      M   50-54   Shropshire
John Hamlet      M   20-24   Shropshire
Elizabeth Hamlet   F   20-24   Shropshire
Sarah Hamlet      F   12           Shropshire



Salop Adams,Backhouse,Bailey,Carnal,Carter,Cartwright,Chambre, Chettoe,Cooper,Erpe,Fewtrell,Gardner,Greenhouse,Gwilliam,Humphrey,Jenks,Morrey,Otherton,Parry,Pickerall,Powell,Pugh,Reeves,Reynolds, Roberts,Rogers,Salter,Whittakers,Worrall,Wright,Yale

Mont.  Davies,Edwards,Hughes,Lewis,Maddox,Mapp,Pritchard
Almeley  Prichard
Battersea  Young
Brechin  Allan,Barrie,Hardie,Mathewson,Mitchell,Strachan,Watt
Chelsea  Coates,Smith
Cheshire  Penlington
Emneth  Bennington
Wisbech  Bell,Briggs,Willcock

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« Reply #17 on: Saturday 16 July 16 23:06 BST (UK) »
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1851 C  Cotwall Lane    Ercall Magna    Salop

Joseph Hamlet   Head     M   57                                                   Stoke Upon Tern, Salop
John Hamlet   Son          M      35  Unm   Journeyman Shoemaker   Ercall Magna, Salop
Richard Hamlet   Son          M   28                                                   Ercall Magna, Salop
Sarah Hamlet   Daughter   F   21                                                   Ercall Magna, Salop
Salop Adams,Backhouse,Bailey,Carnal,Carter,Cartwright,Chambre, Chettoe,Cooper,Erpe,Fewtrell,Gardner,Greenhouse,Gwilliam,Humphrey,Jenks,Morrey,Otherton,Parry,Pickerall,Powell,Pugh,Reeves,Reynolds, Roberts,Rogers,Salter,Whittakers,Worrall,Wright,Yale

Mont.  Davies,Edwards,Hughes,Lewis,Maddox,Mapp,Pritchard
Almeley  Prichard
Battersea  Young
Brechin  Allan,Barrie,Hardie,Mathewson,Mitchell,Strachan,Watt
Chelsea  Coates,Smith
Cheshire  Penlington
Emneth  Bennington
Wisbech  Bell,Briggs,Willcock