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Margaret - you've deleted everything

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AnnCardiff Report 13 Jan 2013 21:13

Margaret - please post again - just once, with what you are looking for - didn't mean you to delete the lot


rootgatherer Report 13 Jan 2013 21:21

Margaret - we just needed you to continue on ONE thread!


Margaret Report 15 Jan 2013 21:36

So sorry, I seem to be doing everything wrong. I really need to know if John and Margaret Stainforth nee Crowther and more children after Leonard born 1910 in Hull.
Any help would be much appreicated


AnnCardiff Report 15 Jan 2013 21:51

no need for apologies Margaret - we'll see what we can find :-)


AnnCardiff Report 15 Jan 2013 21:54

just for reference

name: Leonard Stainforth
gender: Male
baptism/christening date: 14 Mar 1910
baptism/christening place: Hull, York, England
father's name: John Alfred Stainforth
mother's name: Margaret
indexing project (batch) number: I03552-3
system origin: England-EASy
source film number: 1895072


Kucinta Report 15 Jan 2013 22:54

I can't see any further children born after 1911 with a Stainforth father and mother maiden name Crowther.

Leonard's birth appears to have been registered under Sculcoates:

Births Mar 1910 STAINFORTH Leonard Sculcoates 9d 269

if that is correct, it could be that one of these following births might be his sibling, but they could just as easily have other parents. Neither appear to have been born in time to be named in census 1911 (which might have helped eliminate them).

Births Jun 1911
Stainforth Priscilla J Sculcoates 9d 269
Stainforth Ruth A Sculcoates 9d 205

As I say, either or neither might be siblings to Leonard.

Was Priscilla the name of John's mother?


MarieCeleste Report 15 Jan 2013 22:56

There's nothing coming up on FreeBMD ....


Kucinta Report 15 Jan 2013 23:00

Looks like Priscilla WAS the name of John's mother...

Census 1881

Address: 7, Rutland Pl, Norfolk St, Sculcoates
County: Yorkshire (East riding)

STAINFORTH, John Head Married M 28 1853 Painter Hull, Yorkshire
STAINFORTH, Pricilla Wife Married F 24 1857 Hull, Yorkshire<<<<<<<<<
STAINFORTH, John A Son Single M 3 1878 Hull, Yorkshire<<<<<<<<<<<<
STAINFORTH, William A Son Single M 1 1880 Hull, Yorkshire
STAINFORTH, James H Son Single M 0 1881 Hull, Yorkshire

If you believe Leonard might have had a sister, then I would go for this one of the two I posted earlier:

Births Jun 1911 Stainforth Priscilla J Sculcoates 9d 269

BUT it's pure guesswork based on the forename.

Do you have reason to believe there was a second child? If so, might be worth spending the £9.25 on the cert.


Reggie Report 15 Jan 2013 23:01


Here's the site to use........................


Reggie Report 15 Jan 2013 23:03

Are you sure that Crowther was Margaret's maiden name?

She would have been over 30 when she married Stainforth

Mike *

Mike * Report 16 Jan 2013 01:15

Crowther appears to be her maiden name

John Alfred stainforth
1878 –

Margaret Crowther
Birth 1878 in Beverley Yorkshire

Births Jun 1878
Crowther Margaret - Beverley 9d 97

says married 2 years in 1911

Marriages Jun 1909
CROWTHER Margaret Beverley 9d 237
STAINFORTH John Alfred Beverley 9d 237


Margaret Report 16 Jan 2013 20:27

Thank you all for your help. You have all hit on the right family but the children suggested( born after 1911) are definitely not my ancestors. I am beginning to think the scraps of information I had are not correct. Thanks again.