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Offline pergamond

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Re: John Alcock, father of Thomas b 1850 Hanley
« Reply #18 on: Wednesday 11 July 18 07:06 BST (UK) »
Thanks for that Bumble. Wasn't sure if that was done back then. Ok then - in 3 more weeks I'll know if it's the correct person.

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Re: John Alcock, father of Thomas b 1850 Hanley
« Reply #19 on: Wednesday 11 July 18 20:49 BST (UK) »
Hopefully you will get some more information from the marriage certificate
Staffordshire: Lawton Probyn Horrobin
Durham: Bamlett Hardman Winship Robinson
Suffolk: Leggett

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Re: John Alcock, father of Thomas b 1850 Hanley
« Reply #20 on: Wednesday 11 July 18 21:29 BST (UK) »
details of Thomas's 1874 marriage his father was John Alcock, deceased, Tailor.
So far I have been unable to track John Alcock.

The only possible John Alcock from the 1851 census was a cordwainer (the others were publicans or bricklayers), which is loosely associated with sewing perhaps, albeit shoes.


Could this be a possibility for his father John marital status looks to read mar (married)

1851 HO107; Piece: 2008; Folio: 679; Page: 26
John ALCOCK Mar 27  Macclesfield Cheshire journeyman tailor
Head Thomas Mottram Master Tailor & journeyman wife Sarah - John is not with them on 1861 census

EDIT - I wonder if this might be his baptism

John Alcock Baptism   14 Jul 1823 St Michael, Macclesfield, Cheshire
Father:   Henry Alcock Mother:   Sarah




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Re: John Alcock, father of Thomas b 1850 Hanley
« Reply #21 on: Wednesday 11 July 18 22:14 BST (UK) »
Might be a long shot but....
On the 1851 census for Wolviston, Durham
HO107; Piece: 2384; Folio: 68; Page: 37
there is a Thomas Alcock aged 8 months, grandson born in Staffordshire
at the home of William Bone aged 46

There is a daughter called Jemima Bone aged 21. 

I noticed one of Thomas Alcock's children is called Jemima

I noticed that although Jemima has the surname 'Bone' on the 1851 census entry,
she did in fact marry a John Alcock in 1849 in Stockton on Tees

It looks like Jemima may have died in 1858



I think you could be right Chrissie

On that 1851 census Jemima's surname is dittoed and her marital status is noted as MAR (married)

Jemima Bone Baptism 22 Nov 1829 Wolviston, Durham
Father:   William Bone Mother:   Jane

FreeBMD has a postem by the 1849 marriage entry
Jemima Bone to John Alcock 28 October 1849, unfortunately no further details given


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Re: John Alcock, father of Thomas b 1850 Hanley
« Reply #22 on: Thursday 12 July 18 00:19 BST (UK) »
Thanks for that Ladyhawk - yes, the 1849 marriage will be interesting when I receive it. Here's hoping we have the desired occupations. The journeyman tailor from Cheshire - there's something for me to look at, thank you! And thanks too Chrissie for the crucial Jemima link!