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