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Rachel (Stanley) Crookes (abt. 1830 - 1892)

Rachel "Rachael" Crookes formerly Stanley aka Crooks
Born about in Bradfield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdommap
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Oughtibridge, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdommap
Profile last modified | Last significant change: 19 Jul 2020
16:51: Maureen Fearn edited the Biography, Nicknames and Status Indicators for Rachel (Stanley) Crookes (abt.1830-1892). (Added baptism info, marriage and death plus corresponding sources.) [Thank Maureen for this]
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Rachel was born about 1830 in Bradfield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. Her parents were William Stanley and his wife Hannah Crookes. Rachel was baptised on 1st (or 7th?) August 1831 at St. Nicholas church, Bradfield.[1]

Rachel married Adam Crookes in the December quarter of 1851 in the Wortley registration district.[2] Her husband, Adam, was possibly a cousin or other relative as he had the same surname as her mother's maiden name.

Rachel died on 31 January 1892 in Oughtibridge at the age of 60.[3] She was a widow as her husband, Adam, had predeceased her.


  1. "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975", database, FamilySearch ( : 19 March 2020), Rachael Stanley, 1831.
  2. "Marriage Entry" (; database online. Citing: Rachel Stanley and Adam Crookes, Marriages 1851 Dec Quarter District: Wortley Vol: 22 Page: 810 (accessed 19 July 2020).
  3. England & Wales General Register Office, GRO Online Index - Death ( : accessed 19 July 2020), database entry for Crookes, Rachel, Age at death: 60. GRO Reference: 1892 Mar Quarter in Wortley, Volume 09c, Page 170.

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