George Staines (Stones)
of Thornton, dyer, fl. 1656.

Date of birth or baptism: Unknown.
Place of birth or baptism: Unknown.

Date of death: before 17 December 1680.
Place of death or burial: Unknown.
George Staines died before 17 December 1680, when the will of his father-in-law Henry Dickinson refers to him as deceased (as George Stones). See the page of Henry Dickinson for a transcript of his will. See the comments below for the evidence that George Staines and George Stones were the same person.

Father: Unknown.
Mother: Unknown.

m. 2 December 1656, Thornton Dale & Wykeham, Elizabeth Dickinson, bp. Fylingdales, 1 October 1638, bur. Thornton Dale, 28 January 1657/8.
[Thornton Dale PRT, Wykeham PR]

See the comments below.

Ann Staines, bp. Thornton Dale, 19 January 1657/8, bur. Hackness, 31 October 1734;
m. Wykeham, 20 March 1680[/1],
William Craven, bp. Hackness, 21 November 1651, bur. there 29 September 1723.

The Dickinson-Staines-Craven connection

The connection between the Dickinson, Staines (or Stones), and Craven families follows routinely from the following records:

It is clear from excellent fit of these records that George Staines and George Stones were the same person.

Reference abbreviations

PCY = Prerogative and Exchequer Court of the Archbiship of York.

Thornton Dale PRT = Parish register transcripts of Thornton Dale, co. York, FHL film #1,850,192.

Wykeham PR = Parish registers of Wykeham, co. York, FHL film #551,585.

Compiled by Stewart Baldwin

First uploaded 13 May 2011.