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William Stanley (abt. 1779 - 1845)

William Stanley aka Stanly
Born about in Bradfield, Yorkshire, Englandmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Ecclesfield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdommap
Profile last modified | Last significant change: 19 Jul 2020
21:13: Maureen Fearn added Thomas Stanley (1845-1857) as child for William Stanley (abt.1779-1845). [Thank Maureen for this]
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William was born about 1779 in Bradfield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. This estimate is based on his stated age of 50 in the 1841 census where he is working as a farmer and living with his wife, Hannah and 7 children at Hunter House Farm, Ecclesfield, Yorkshire.[1]

William married Hannah Crookes in about 1821, based on the ages of their first-born children.

William died on 20 February 1845 at Hunter House Farm[2] and was buried on 24 February 1845 at St Nicholas church, Bradfield.


  1. "England and Wales Census, 1841," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 23 May 2019), William Stanly, Ecclesfield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom; from "1841 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast ( : n.d.); citing PRO HO 107, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.
  2. England & Wales General Register Office, GRO Online Index - Death ( : accessed 19 July 2020), database entry for Stanley, William, Age at death: 65. GRO Reference: 1845 Mar Quarter in Wortley Union, Volume 22, Page 521.

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