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  1. Lichfield Diocesan Consistory Court (Stonier, Stonyer, Stonehewer)
  2. Lichfield Diocesan Consistory Court, 1495 - 1860
  3. Lichfield Peculiar Court 1750 - 1840 (Stanyer, Stonier)

Lichfield Diocesan Consistory Court

These transcriptions were kindly supplied to me by Liz Newman (email alec@basilisk.co.uk).

NamePlaceDateOccupationTranscript
Stonyer, ThomasCobmore, Wolstanton1593yeomanWill, Admin, Invent: £27
Stonier, RichardHurts, Biddulph1597husbandmanWill, Admin, Invent: £36
Stonyer, FrancisBiddulph1601yeomanWill, Admin, Invent: £54
Stonehewer, ElizabethBiddulph1614widowWill, Admin, Invent: £63
Stonier, Agnes/AnneBiddulph, Hurst1615/16widowWill, Admin, Invent: £82
Stonyer, RichardCobmore, Wolstanton1615/16yeomanWill, Admin, Invent: £29
Stonyer, EveWolstanton1616(singlewoman)Will (nuncupative), Admin, Invent: £38
Stonyer, MargaretWolstanton1616widowWill, Admin, Invent: £34
Stonier, John(Biddulph?)1616-Admin, Invent: £65
Stonier, RichardAudley1624-Admin, Invent: £14
Stonier, JohnWedgwood, Wolstanton1626/7 Will, Admin, Invent: £166
Stonier, William?Biddulph1629yeomanInvent: £200
Stonyer, WilliamWolstanton1637yeomanWill, Admin, Invent: £181
Stonyer, DorothyCocking, Trentham1638widowWill, Admin, Invent: £153

Stonyer, Thomas - Cobmore, Wolstanton - yeoman - 1593

Will

Dated 9 March 1592

  1. Burial in churchyard of Wolstanton
  2. To sons Thos Stoneor, clerk, and Richard Stoneor and to daughters Margarett, Margerie and Elen, 3/4 each in satisfaction of their child parts.
  3. To daughter Jane Stoneor, residue of goods on condition she only marries with the consent of Thomas Stoneor, clerk, Richard Stoneor, Wm Stoneor and Roger Stoneor (or some two of them). If she marries without their consent, she will receive only her child part, as they shall determine. In such case, they (or two of them) shall bestow the residue among all the rest of the children
  4. Executors, sons Thomas Stoneor, clerke, and Richard Stoneor of Talke upon the hill, yeoman
    Oversees, William Stoneor and Roger Stoneor
  5. To daughter Jane Stoneor the issues and profits of messuage and grounds for one year

Witnesses: Tho. Jobsonn, clerk, Wm Stonyer, Roger Stonyer, Ric Stonyer, George Stonyer

Inventory

(described as "difficult to read")

Dated 17 April 1592

Household goods£6
Husbandryware and tools£2
Cattle, mare, swine, geese£15
Corn, bacon, etc£2
Apparel10s

Owing to:-

John Froste£3
Jone Cartlyche16s
John Werham? of Laton3s 4d
Mr Lawton, parson of Lawton3s 4d
Roger Stonyer13s 4d
Reynold Wryght of Nanptwyche11s
Wm Loinde3s 4d
Wm Barnarde1s 8d
Thos Robynson18(d?)

Stonier, Richard - Hurts, Biddulph - husbandman - 1597

Will

Dated 12 July 1597

  1. To son Francis Stonyer, one twynter heifer
  2. To daughter Jane, 1/-
  3. To daughter Margerye, 3/4
  4. To daughter Isable, 1/-
  5. Residue to wife Anne for life,
    then to sons Richard, John and Thomas and daughter Ellen, equally divided
  6. wife Anne sole executrix.
    Overseers, cousin Wm Thorley and son in law John Wynckle, both o.t.p.

Inventory

Dated 19 August 1597

Apparel, purse£1
Household goods£11
Household provisions£1
Cattle, sheep, wool, swine£32
Rye, oats, grass (to be harvested)£8
Old hay and manure£1

Debts

Owed to Richard Stonier
by John Cowappe £2
Owed by Richard Stonier
to Francis Biddulphe, Esq. £20

Stonyer, Francis - Biddulph - yeoman - 1601

Will

Dated 10 July 1601

  1. 2 partes of his goods to be divided into 3 parts for payment of his debts and £3/6/8 p.a. from his part of the hurst house and 6 years of his ground in the Marshefielde
  2. If this is insufficient, his lease at the hurst shall fulfil it
  3. After 3 years his wife to have his part of the house until son Richard reaches 21 years. If she remarries. son to have house, paying for it according to an agreement made between the testator and his brothers.
    If wife marries and son dies without wife or child, testator's brothers to have the house, paying £3 p.a. to his wife for the whole term if she lives so long
  4. To wife, one third of his quick goods and household goods and implements of husbandry, (one half of these for Richard when of age?)
  5. Executors, George Stonyer and William Stonyer of the Chappell.
    Overseers, Rafe Goslinge, William Thorley, Hugh Barlowe and Thomas Stonyer.

Debts which I owe, to

Raffe Goslinge£10
Raffe Porter£7-7-4
Brother, Rich Stonyer£6
John Cowappe£6
Brothers, John Stonyer and Thomas Stonyer£8-17-8
William Stonyer£1
Raffe Throppe10s
Isabell Boulton£12-12-0 and nine sheep, one lamb
Ellen Boulton£8-12-0
William Boulton£8-12-0 and one cow stirk
John Boulton£4-7-0

Debts owing to me

John Podmore£1-8-0
John Unweyne£1-0-0
John Winkle£1-0-0
Hugh Barlowe£2-14-4
Thomas Hulme£7-8-0
John Porter8-0
Thos and John Stonyer£2-4-0
Robert Bentelye16-0

Admin

Granted to Wm Stonier of Wolstanton, yeoman and Geo Stonier of Astbury, yeoman, for upbringing of Richard Stonier, son of deceased

Inventory

Dated 15 July Eliz. 43

Oxen, bullocks, heiffers, stirks, sheep, horses, swine, poultry£38
Household goods and husbandryware£5
Hay, corn on the ground£4
Apparel, purse£2
Lease£5

His wife, unnamed in the will, was Elizabeth (Will, 1614.)
Elizabeth Barlow married, 1575, John Boulton - several children of this marriage mentioned in her will.
Elizabeth Boulton married testator in 1588.

2 further marriages Stonier-Boulton are closely related.

Stonehewer, Elizabeth - Biddulph - widow - 1614

Will

Dated 23 November 1613

  1. To be buried in the church or churchyard of Biddulph
  2. To son Richard Stonhewer, all husbandry ware, specified items and furniture
  3. To son William Boulton, specified household goods
  4. To son John Boulton £3, if he repays his debt to brother Wm Boulton (otherwise executors to pay £3 to Wm as part repayment of the debt)
  5. To daughter Ellen Boulton, 1 heiffer, 5 sheep and specified household goods
  6. To Thomas Stonnior, son of my daughter Iszabell Stonnier, £1
  7. To Jayne Boulton, 1 sheep
  8. To Marie Blackburne, 1 sheep
  9. To daughters Iszabell and Ellen, all brass equally divided
  10. Residue to children Wm Boulton, Iszabell Stonnier and Ellen Boulton, equally
  11. Executor my son Wm Boulton
    Overseers Raphe Porter and son Rich Stonier

Admin

Granted 29 April 1614. Wm Boulton, son, sworn

Inventory

Dated 15 March 1612/14, value £63

Died 12 March 1613/14

Cattle, sheep£11
Husbandryware, dung£2
Household goods£6
Corn, hay, meal, malt£3
Apparel, purse£2
Meat, butter, cheese10/-
Debts owing to her£40

Stonier, Agnes/Anne - Biddulph, Hurst - widow - 1615/16

Will

Dated 23 November 1599

  1. To daughter Elen, £3-6-8
  2. To Francis Stoneor, Jane wife of Richard Dipdale, and Margerie wife of John Wincle, and Isabell wife of Thos Backhouse (four of my children) 12d each
  3. Residue to sons Richard Stoneor, John Stoneor and Thos Stoneor, and to daughter Elen, equally
  4. Joint executors, sons Richard, John and Thos, and daughter Elen
    Will to be irrevocable.

Admin

Richard Stonier sworn

Inventory

Dated 21 February 1615, value £82

Apparel, purse£2
Corn, meal, malt£2
Five months profit in the ground£2
Cattle, swine, poultry£13
Hay and straw£3
Debts£60

Stonyer, Richard - Cobmore, Wolstanton - yeoman - 1615/16

Will

Dated 23 October 1615

  1. To be buried in the church or churchyard of Wolstanton
  2. To sisters Margery and Ellen, £5 each
  3. To Wm Blower, my tenant, £3 which he owes me, bed and bedding, and [lost]
  4. Residue to William Stonyer of Odd Rode and Geo Stonyer of the same, equally, His executors

Debts owing to Richard Stonyer
Raffe Stonyer £10
William Colecloughe £1-12-0

Inventory

Dated 17 November 1615, value £29

Household goods£3
Two kyne£4-10
Apparel£1
Money, and debts owing£21

Stonyer, Eve - Wolstanton - (singlewoman) - 1616

Died 27 April 1616

Will

Nuncupative.

  1. To be buried Wolstanton churchyard
  2. To Wm Stonier, son of brother Wm Stonier, £7
  3. To Anne Hochkinson, daughter of sister Anne, £1
  4. To all other children of sister Anne, 4/- each
  5. To Margaret Addames, £1
  6. To children of Margaret Addams, 4/- each
  7. To William, son of William Whytough, £1
  8. To all other children of William Whytough, 4/- each
  9. Residue to William, John, Agnes, Ellen, Margaret and Catheren (brothers and sisters) and to Margaret Hochkinson (my sisters Agnes' daughter), equally divided
  10. Sole executor, brother William Stonier

Inventory

Dated 28 April 1616, value £38

Apparel, bed and bedding£2
Debts owing to her£36

Stonyer, Margaret - Wolstanton - widow - 1616

Will

Dated 1 June 1616

  1. Burial in churchyard of Wolstanton
  2. To daughter Katheren Hayes, £1
  3. To daughter Anne Hodgkinson, 1 heiffer sterke
  4. To Margaret Hodgkinson, daughter of Anne, 1 twinter heiffer
  5. To son Wm Stonior, specified furniture
  6. Residue to son John Stonior and daughters Margaret and Ellen Stonior, equally divided
  7. Sole executor son Wm Stonior

Admin

Wm Ston... sworn

Inventory

Dated 24 June 1616, value £34

Cattle and sheep£13
Household goods£10
Apparel£1
Owing to her£10

Stonier, John - (Biddulph?) - 1616

Admin

Granted to Thomas Stonier, yeoman of Biddulph, and Margerie, wife of John Winckle, yeoman of Biddulph

Inventory

Dated 24 June 1616, value £69

Apparel and purse£3
Household goods£1
Money owed to him£65

Stonier, Richard - Audley - 1624

Admin

Granted to Agnes Stonior, his widon, and John Browne of Fole, parish of Leek, yeoman

Inventory

Dated 5 August 1624, value £14-2-2

Corn growing£9-0-0
Hemp and flax growing6s 8d
Calves, swine£4-10-0
Manure5s 6d

Stonier, John - Wedgwood, Wolstanton - 1626/7

Will

Dated 1 November 1626

  1. Burial in the churchyard Wolstanton
  2. To sister Margaret Drakeford, to sister Katheren Heyes, and to sister Ellen Whitough, 4 marks each
    (4 marks = £2-13-4)
  3. To sister Anne Hodgkinson, to her son John Hodgkinson, to three of the children of the said Anne, Katheren, Wm and Anne Hodgkinson, 20 nobles
    (20 nobles = £6-13-4)
  4. To Margaret Hodgkinson, another daughter of the said Anne, 20 marks
    (20 marks = £13-6-8)
  5. To Margaret Addams, wife of John Addams, £5
  6. To Anne Burslem, £2
  7. To Richard Preston, 10/-
  8. Residue to brother, William Stonior, and to William's son, Wm Stonior, equally divided.
    Sole executor, brother Wm Stonior.

Debts owing to testator, withour speciality

Anthony Beech of Tunstall£4
John Drakeford of Whitfield£3
John Drakeford, brother-in-law£6
John Burslem of Brownlees£3
Wm Keeling of Benesley£2
John Chorley5 nobles (=£1-13-4)
Wm Heyes, brother-in-law£2
John Adams of Benesley12/-
John Ball£1
John Mills£1
Wm Harrison of Yocleton13/4

Inventory

Dated 30 December 1626, value £165-16-11

Debts owing to him with speciality£137-8-3
Debts owing to him without speciality£25-18-8
Two sheep10-0
Apparel, purse£2-0-0

Stonier, William - ?Biddulph - yeoman - 1629

Inventory

On two sheets, each sheet damaged at the top. Several values lost. Total appears to be £200

Cattle, sheep, horses, swine, poultry£96
Corn on the ground and in the barn, hay in the barn£14
Oats, malt, whitemeat, barley, oatmeal£14
Linen cloth, six stone of hemp£3-10s
Husbandry ware£6-10s
Flitches of beef and bacon£3
Household goods[half the values lost]
four skins[lost]
Apparel, purse[lost]
one lease[lost]

The appraisers are James Beech, William Stoniar, William -utton and Robert Burslem.

Eight years later, the appraisers of the inventory of William Stonier of Wolstanton are headed by James Beech.

Stonyer, William - Wolstanton - yeoman - 1637

Will

Dated 16 May 1637

  1. To John Hodgkinson, £1
  2. To Wm Hodgkinson, Cathrin Hodgkinson and Ann Hodgkinson, 2/- each
  3. To Margaret Kettle, Margaret Drakeford, Ellen Withalle, and Catherin Hayes, 2/- each
  4. To Richard Keelinge, 1/-
  5. To Randle Kettle and Marie Gibson, 5/- each
  6. Residue to son William Stonier, executor

Amin

Wm Stonier exec sworn

Inventory

Dated 2 June 1637, value £181-6-4

Cattle, sheep, mares, swine£80
Corn stored and in the field, hay£22
20 tun of lymston£5
Household goods£22
Husbandry ware£3
Meal, malt, hiusehold provision£6
Woollen cloth£1-10s
Apparel, purse, money£40
Ironware, sacks, baskets, seives, troughs, manure£2

Stonyer, Dorothy - Cocking, Trentham - widow - 1638

Address might be Cocnage, Cocknich or Cockwith.

Will

Dated 3 May 1638

  1. Burial in the church or churchyard of Trentham
  2. To son George Stonier a brass pan, all wooden and treen ware and all husbandry ware for his child's part
  3. To my daughter remaining longest unmarried (of three daughters, Lydia, Anne and Marie), one coffer
  4. If son George dies without issue, daughter Lydia to enjoy the house and tenement in Cocnaage where I now dwell, giving £5 to daughters Anna and Marie. If Lydia occupies is for the whole term of two years she will give to Anna & Marie (another?) £5
  5. Residue to three daughters, Lydia Stonier, Anna and Marie Stonier, equally divided
  6. Sole executor, son George Stonier

Admin

To ex Geo Stonier sworn

Inventory

Dated 15 May 1638
Debts owing to testator £101-4-0
Goods appraised at £51-16-0

Kine, sheep, mare£22
Househols goods£25
Husbandry ware£1
Apparel, purse£3

Peculiar Court 1750-1840

1802 - Will of Thomas Stonier of Normicott, psh of Stone, farmer.
Pvd. Cheadle 6 May 1802. Dated 26 Aug 1800.
Leaves all to his son Thomas - he to be sole executor.
Signed by Thomas in presence of Robt. Webb, Jn. Knight & Henry X Robinson.
Personal Estate under £100.

1830 - Will of Thomas Stanyer of Severley Green, Stone parish.
Proved Cheadle 29 April 1830. Dated 5 Nov 1827.
Execs: Thos Middleton & Thos Brown.
Only son Thomas Stanyer - the house & freehold land containing about 2 acres.
To my daughter Elizabeth Middleton £5, otherwise of her husband Thomas Middleton or any of her children.
To my daughter Mary Stanyer, the house and freehold land containing 8 rods or thereabouts.
Signed in presence of Robt Dewsbury, Jos Slinger (Slinger) ? & Wm Snape. At Uttoxeter 29 Apr 1830
Prb. Gtd to Thos Middleton, powers to reserved for Thos Brown.
Personal Estate under £20.
Affadavit says Thos Middleton of Moddersahll, Stone parish, labourer. Also states that the deceased was a Brimaker.

1831 - Will of John Stonier of Caverswall Park, Caverswall, Staffordshire. Yeoman.
Proved Cheadle 29 Oct 1840. Dated 8 Nov 1831.
Mother Betty Sleigh & her husband William Sleigh
Neice Eliza Cooper (minor) of Caverswall Park, daughter of my sister Betty.
Nephew Richard Cooper (minor) son of sister Betty
Niece Mary Corbishley
Her mother Ann Corbishley (my sister)
Nephew John Stonier Rose (minor), oldest son of my sister Margaret
Nephew William Stonier (minor) oldest son of my brother Willliam
Execs:- Brother William of Biddaulph psh. Farmer & brother in law Willm. Cooper of Caverswall, farmer
(admon bond says of Cheadle).
Signed in presence of Thos Bate & Geor Jaquis.
He died 1 Apr 1840. Person estate under £1,000.

1833 - Will of Thomas Stonier of Newcastle under Lyme, tailor.
Proved Cheadle 24 Oct 1833. Dated 23 Aug 1832.
Brother in law William Bould, wife Hannah,
signed in presence of Wm Bould Senr & Joseph Peake.
Died 31 May 1833.

1835 - Will of William Stonier of Newcastle under Lyme, chair and cabinet maker.
Proved Lichfield 24 Jan 1835. Dated 6 Oct 1825.
Houses and lands at Bank End or Brown Edge, Norton Parish & at Newcastle.
Trustees: Friends Joh Walton of Burslem, potter & James Spark of Newcastle, surgeon.
Three sons John, William & Thomas Stonier (all under 21 years).

Diocese of Lichfield, Consistory Court, Calendar of wills and administrations, 1495 - 1860

Transcription by Shirley Lancaster (Word file)

  1. 1495-1651 Index at Lichfield County Record Office
  2. 1776-1820 FHL film 95284
  3. 1821-1860 FHL film 95285
  4. Will extracts, for wills see file W020 (for entries marked *

1495-1651 Index at Lichfield CRO

  1. 1540, Oct 5: William Stonehewer, Biddaulph Ref. 1
  2. 1552, May 17: Richard Stonier, Audley Ref 40b
  3. 1561, March 31: Wm Stonehewer, Trentham Ref. 14b
  4. 1590, Aug 30: Thos Stonehewer, Alstonfield, Ref. 142
  5. 1594, Sep 28: Wm Stonehewer, Biddaulph Ref. 117b
  6. 1597, Aug 2: Roger Stonier, Wolstanton Ref. 194
  7. 1597/8 March 1: Wm. Stonier, Leek Ref 218b
  8. 1599, Sep 19: Elizabeth Stonier, Audley Ref. 10
  9. 1599, Jun 18: Richard Stonier, Audley Ref 4
  10. 1599, Oct 10: Thos Stonier, Trentham Ref 11b
  11. 1601, Nov 10: Francis Stonyer, Biddaulph Ref. 69b
  12. 1603, Apr 19: Wm Stonier, Stafford Ref. 107b
  13. 1606, Oct 18: Roger Stonehewer, Biddaulph Ref 204b
  14. 1607, Sep 25: John Stonier/Stonehewer, Barlaston Ref 20
  15. 1614, Apr 29: Stonehewer, Biddaulph Ref 71
  16. 1615/6, Feb 27: Agnes Stonier/Stonehewer, Biddaulph Ref 157b
  17. 1616, Jan 24: John Stonier, Biddaulph Ref 177
  18. 1615/16, Jan 20: Richard Stongier, Wolstanton Ref 152b
  19. 1616, May 24: Eve Stonyer, Wolstanton Ref 171
  20. 1616, Jun 25: Margaret Stanyer, Wolstanton Ref 177b
  21. 1620, Dec 28: Geoffrey, Stonier, Cocknaddge Ref 82
  22. 1725, Mar 14: Francis Stanier, Birmingham - Adm
  23. 1726, Oct 19: Stanier, Rachel, Wellington
  24. 1726/7 Mar 22: Thos. Stonehewer, Biddaulph
  25. 1728, May 7: Eliz Stonehwer, Norton - Adm
  26. 1729/30, Feb 2: Philip Stanyer, Kingsbury
  27. 1732, Nov 9: John Stonier, ?Horton
  28. 1737, Jan 13: Sarah Stanier, Birmingham
  29. 1737, Oct 27: Thos Stonier, Newcastle
  30. 1744, Oct 25: John Stonier, Nortondm
  31. 1746, Apr 11: William Stanier, Salop
  32. 1749, Oct 26: Joshua Stonehewer, Leek
  33. 1756, Nov 4: Eliza Stainer, Biddaulph - Adm
  34. 1763, Apr 28: Thos. Stonehewer, Norton le Moors
  35. 1769, Oct 27: Benj. Stainer - Salop
  36. 1769, Oct 20: George Stonier, Newcastle
  37. 1771, Oct 31: Thos Stonier, Norton
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1776-1820 FHL film 95284

  1. 1778, Feb 16: Geo Stonehewer, Leek
  2. 1779, Oct 29: Stonier, Lydia, Baddiley Green
  3. 1780, May 5: Samuel Stonehewer, Leek
  4. 1791, Feb 7: Joshua Stonehewer, Audley
  5. 1791, Feb 12: Richard Stenier, Biddaulph
  6. 1794, May 31: William Stenier, Biddaulph
  7. 1796, May 4: Stanyer, Issac, Birmingham
  8. 1799, Oct 29: Lydia Stonier, Baddely Green
  9. *1802, May 6: Thomas Stonier, Stone
  10. 1806, May 28: Richard Stonier, Biddaulph
  11. *1807, Dec 23: William Stonier, Burslem - Adm.
  12. 1808, Jun 22: John Stonehwer, Quoad Bona - Adm
  13. 1809, Oct 19: John Stanier, Uppington
  14. 1809, Jul 24: John Stanier, Uppington - Adm
  15. 1809, Oct 19: Richard Stonier, Shiffnall
  16. 1810, Jan 2: Richard Stonier, Kingstone
  17. *1810, Nov 21: William Stonier, Norton in the Moors
  18. 1811, May 24: John Stonehewer, Quoad bona - Adm
  19. 1811, May 24: Thos Stonehewer, Quoad bona - Adm
  20. *1818, Sep 3: Thos Stonyer, Stoke-on-Trent - Adm

1821-1860 FHL film 95285

  1. 1823, Oct 24: Ann Stanier, Wrockwardine
  2. 1824, Jul 2: Joshua Stonehewer, Leek
  3. 1825, May 19: John Stanier, Wolstanton
  4. 1826, Apr 27: Moses Stanyer, Burslem
  5. *1826, Jul 24: Thos Stonier, Stoke-on-Trent
  6. 1828, Jun 20: Chas Stonier, Hanley
  7. *1830, Apr 29: Thos Stanyer, Stone
  8. 1832, Oct 25: Saml Stanyer, Wolstanton
  9. 1833, Jul 5: Michael Stanier, Burslem
  10. *1833, Oct 17: Thos Stonier, Newcastle
  11. *1835, Jan 24: William Stonier, Newcastle
  12. 1837, Apr 20: John Stainer, Wolstanton
  13. 1838, Oct 25: Saml Stonehewer, Leek
  14. 1838, May 4: William Stonier, Hanley
  15. 1839, Oct 24: John Stanyer, Stone
  16. 1840, Jan 30: John Stanyer, Stoke-on-Trent
  17. *1840, Oct 29: John Stonier, Caverswall
  18. 1850 26 March: Mary Stanier, Burslem
  19. 1850 24 Octber: Richard Stanier, Stone
  20. 1850, 13 Jun: Jane Stanyer, Norton
  21. 1851, 7 Oct: Middleton, Thomas, Stone
  22. 1854, Nov 2: Stanier, Joseph, Stone
  23. 1854, Nov 2: Stanyer, Thomas, Stone
  24. 1855, Oct 19: Stonier, William, Biddaulph

Will extracts, for wills see file W020

1802, 6 May – Thomas Stonier – Normicott
	Will of Thomas Stoner of Normicott, psh. of Stone, farmer Pvd Cheadle 6 May 1802, datd. 26 Aug 1800
Leaves all to his son Thomas –he to be sole executor. Signed: by Thomas in pres. Of Robt Webb, Jn Knight & Henry x 
Robinson. Pers. Estate under £100

1807 Admon of William Stonier of Burslem, grocer and tea dealer, bachelor
       Lichfield 23 Dec 1807
       Admon. Renounced by his father William in favour of his son John (i.e.) John was son of father William)
Bondsmen: John Stonier of Horton, Staffs. Farmer, John Boon of Norton le Moors, collier and Laban Leak of Norton, 
stone mason
       Sgd.: by all 3
       Under £1500.

1810 William Stonier, of Lady Moor Gate, parish Norton in the Moors, farmer
       Proved Lichfield 21 Nov 1810. Dated 29 Sep 1806
       Wife Jane
       Son William
       Daughters Jane, Mary, Sarah, Hannah, Theodocius and Anna (last five minors)
       Son John
       Farmhouse at Lady Moor Gate
       Residue to “my eight younger children” (all minors)
       Execs: Bro. In law John Boon of Norton in the Moors, farmer & Leban Leek of same.
       Sgd. In pres of Jas. Dix Jn. Peake & Thos Plant
       Died July 1810 Under £450


1818  Thos Stonyer, Hanley, Stoke upon Trent. Admin
       Proved Lichfield 3 Sep 1818. Gtd. To his widow Sarah
Bondsmen: Above Sarah of Hanley; William Stonyer of Blythbridge, Kingston Parish (miller or nailer – not clear) & Jas 
Blair of Uttoxeter, gent.
       Sgd by all 3
       Died 23 May 1818 
       
1826 Thos. Stonier, of Hanley, Stoke-in-Trent parish, Gentleman. Proved at Lichfield 24 July 1826. 
       Died 17 Nov 1825. 
       Son William
       Son Charles. 
       House in High Street Sheldon. 
Youngest son George. House in Well Street, Hanley & house in Cheapside, Shelton. Later mentions “the said John 
William & George Stonier”
       More property in Union Street, Hanley
       Son in law Samuel Wood of Hanley, potter & his minor childred by his late wife Elizabeth
       Mentions more property
       Children of the late daughter Ellen Rowley
       (It later becomes clear that he had sons, John, William, Charles & George)
       Sgd. Thos. S. in pres of Sam Bostock, Geo. Boulton & Wm Davies
       Execs: Sons John (cabinet maker), William (victualler) & George (Brazier) all of Hanley.

1830 – Will of Thomas Stanyer of Saverley Green, Stone parish. Proved Cheadle 29 April 1830. Dated 5 Nov 1827. 
Execs: Thos Middleton & Thos Brown.  Only son Thomas Stanyer – the house & freehold land containing about 2 
acres. To my daughter Elizabeth Middleton £ 5, otherwise of her husband Thomas Middleton or any of her children. To 
my daughter Mary Stanyer, the house and  freehold land containing 8 rods or thereabouts. Signed in presence of Robt 
Dewsbury, Jos Slinger (Slinger) ? & Wm Snape. At Uttoxeter 29 apr 1830 Prb. Gtd to Thos Middleton, powers to 
reserved for Thos Brown. Personal Estate under £ 20. Affadavit says Thos Middleton of Moddersahll, Stone parish, 
labourer. Also states that the deceased was a Brimaker. N.B. This one looks promising. 

1840, 29 Oct  – Will of John Stonier of Caverswall Park, Caverswall, Staffordshire. Yeoman. Proved Cheadle 
       Dated 8 Nov 1831.
       Mother Betty Sleigh & her husband William Sleigh
       Niece Eliza Cooper (minor) of Caverswall Park, daughter of my sister Betty.
       Nephew Richard Cooper (minor) son of sister Betty
       Niece Mary Corbishley
       Her mother Ann Corbishley (my sister) 
       Nephew John Stonier Rose (minor), oldest son of my sister Margaret
       Nephew William Stonier (minor) oldest son of my brother Willliam
Execs:- Brother William of Biddaulph psh. Farmer & brother in law Willm. Cooper of Caverswall, farmer (admon bond 
says of Cheadle). Signed in presence of Thos Bate & Geor Jaquis. He died 1 Apr 1840. Person estate under £ 1,000.


1833, 24 Oct. Will of Thomas Stonier of Newcastle under Lyme, tailor. Pvd 23 Aug 1833
	Brother in law William Bould
	Wife Hannah
	Sgd. In pres of Wm x Bould, senr. & Joseph Peake
	Died 31 May 1833
	N.B. This is the Thomas of the marriage bond.

1835, 24 Jan 1835, Lichfield. Dated 6 Oct 1825

	Proved Lichfield 24 Jan 1835
	Houses & lands at Bank End or Brown Edge, Norton parish & at Newcastle.
	Trustees: Friends john Walton of Burslem, potter & James Spark of Newcastle, surgeon.
	Three sons; John, William & Thomas Stonier (all under the age of 21 years0
	Will signed (V.Long)

1840, 29 Oct – Will of John Stonier of Caverswall Park, Caverswall, Staffs., yeoman. Pvd. Cheadle 29 Oct 1840. Dated 
       8 Nov 1831. Mother Betty Sleigh & her husband William Sleigh
       Niece Eliza Cooper (minor) of Caverswall Park, dau of my sister Betty
       Nephew Richard Cooper (minor) son of sister Betty
       Niece mary Corbishley 
       Her mother Ann Corbishley (my sister)
       Nephew John Stonier Rose (minor), oldest son of my sister Margaret
       Nephew William Stonier (minor) oldest son of my brother William
Execs: Brother William of Biddaulph psh. Farmer & Brother in law William Cooper of Caverswall, farmer (Admon bond 
says of Cheadle)
       Signed: in presence of Thos Bate & Geo Jaquis.
       He died 1 Apr 1840. Personal estate under £1000


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