Stock Family Ancestors of Finchingfield.
Extracts from Finchingfield St John the Baptist Church covering the period 1617 – 1837.
The Church records reveal that as early as 1619 the Stock family were living in the village, with the baptism of Mathias Stocke, son of John and Ann Stocke on the 18th November 1619.
23:08:1812. Mary Moore. Daug of James and Elizabeth Moore.n’ee Smee (Married 22:04:1808)
07:08:1831. Robert Stock x b.o.t.p. M Mary Moore x sp.o.t.p.
Witness Thomas Moore.
05:04:1835 Eliza Stock daug of Robert and Mary Stock.
21:04:1833. Hannah Stock. daug of Robert and Mary Stock.
30:10:1831. John Stock son of Robert and Mary Stock.
05:07:1807. Jane Stock daug of Edward and Ann Stock
25:04:1802. Robert Stock son of Edward and Ann Stock
15:06:1800. Mary Stock daug of Edward and Ann Stock
23:12:1798. James Stock son of Edward and Ann Stock
09:04:1797. William Stock son of Edward and Ann Stock
24:05:1795. John Stock son of Edward and Ann Stock
15:05:1793. Thomas Stock son of Edward and Ann Stock
06:02:1791. Edward Stock son of Edward and Ann Stock
No record of Edward and Ann’s marriage, possible she came from another village and they were married in her own village. Strange that their Banns are not mentioned in the register, maybe he was working away in his wife’s village.
15:12:1808. Edward Stock aged 17 years.
12:06:1810. Edward Stock aged 31 years.
26:08:1827. Jane Stock aged 16 years.
01:01:1835. Edward Stock. aged 73 years.
13:05:1836. Mary Stock. aged 34 years.
Ron Hawkins. Finchingfield Heritage Committee. 2006