George Henry Stockdale

11 August 1835–1921 (Age 85)
Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of George Henry

When George Henry Stockdale was born on 11 August 1835, in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Edward Stockdale, was 29 and his mother, Mary Ann Leaper, was 31. He married Mary Jane Rhodes on 2 May 1863, in Leeds St Peter, Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Wortley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom for about 30 years and Cawood, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1911. He died in 1921, in Smith Township, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

George Henry Stockdale
Mary Jane Rhodes
Marriage: 2 May 1863
Alice Amelia Stockdale
Beatrice Selina Stockdale
Edward Rhodes Stockdale
Arthur Leaper Stockdale
George D Stockdale
Emily J Stockdale

Spouse and Children

2 May 1863
Leeds St Peter, Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (8)


Age 8

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 19

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened

Age 28

The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Cumbria and North Yorkshire, so called from Old English stocc ‘tree trunk’ + dæl ‘valley’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • George Hy Stockdale, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • George Stockdale, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • George Stockdale in household of William Stockdale, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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