Fred Stocks (1882–1959)


Suffollk Regiment    

Fred was born in 1882 and worked in the limestone quarry. He maried Lilian Ogden in 1936 September qtr (Belper reg district)

Newspaper report

Derbyshire Courier, 12 October 1918
Intimation was received last week by Mr Henry Stocks, of Crich Common, that his brother Private Fred Stocks, Suffolks, has been wounded in the right arm and leg. On 1 October he was brought to England and taken to the Northern General Hospital, Sheffield. Relatives visiting himon Wednesday found him improving.

Medal Roll Index Card
There are two men called Fred Stocks who served with the Suffolks each awarded the Victory and British War Medals: –
Fred Stocks – 6th Sherwood Foresters (268629); 9th Suffolk R. (235051); att 79th Fld. Coy RE
Fred Stocks – 4th Suffolk Regiment (2364 & 200573)

Fred Stock's brother Albert Stocks is also on the Roll of Honour.


1901: Crich

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
John Stocks Head 48 General labourer Crich
Sarah Stocks wife 41   Brailsford
Fred Stocks son 19 General labourer Crich
Harry Stocks son 14 General labourer Crich
Annie Stocks daughter 11   Crich
Albert Stocks son 2   Crich

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1911: Crich Cross

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
John Stocks Head 58 General labourer Crich
Sarah Ann Stocks wife 51   Crich
Fred Stocks son 29 Limestone quarry labourer Crich
Harry Stocks son 24 Limestone quarry labourer Crich
Albert Stocks son 12 School Crich
George Stocks son 6   Crich

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1918 Crich voters
Fred Stocks, Near Cross; absent on military service.

1939 Register: Jeffries Lane, Crich
Fred Stocks b.28 March 1882; labourer in limestone quarries
Lillian Stocks b.17 January 1884
two closed records