Edward Brock

#20247, b. before 1755, d. between 1791 and 1841

Individual's Timeline

Birthbefore 1755Edward Brock1,2
Marriagebefore 1773Edward Brock3
Deathbetween 1791 and 1841Edward Brock4
Death Assumed1841Edward Brock

Primary events

  • Birth: Edward Brock was born before 1755 in England Possibly the son of Roger and Elizabeth Chr 31 December 1733     SOUTH ELMHAM SAINT CROSS, SUFFOLK, ENGLAND.1,2
  • Marriage: He married Ann (?) before 1773.3
  • Death: Edward died between 1791 and 1841 in Unknown, Edward and Ann do not appear to be buried in Stradbroke, as the PR is in NBI and they do not appear.4
  • Death Assumed: An assumed death before date for Edward, to facilitate the virtual witness function on my web site in 1841. Any supporting evidence is in the Citation.

Secondary circumstances

  • Num Child: Edward Brock and Ann (?) had had 7 children.

Locus Operandi

Research Notes

  • Research note 01: Birth options - but there are many Suffolk births not available on line.
    1. Edward BROOKS son of Edward & Ann Date 4 Aug 1734 Beccles St Michael.
    2. Edward BROOKS son of Edward & Ann Date 28 May 1736 Beccles St Michael.
    3. Edward BROOKS son of Edward & Anna Date 25 Feb 1742 Beccles St Michael
    * There is also a christened in Alburgh, Norfolk, 1750, son of Roger. Alburgh is just north of the Norfolk/Suffolk border and is less than 10 miles from both Beccles and Stradbroke.
  • Research note 02: Death Options -
    1. Name Edward BROCK Date 23 Oct 1796 Aged 39 Place Ipswich Description St Margaret Denomination Anglican County code SFK
    2. Name Edward BROCK Date 28 Mar 1803 Aged 70 Place Ipswich Description St Margaret Denomination Anglican County code SFK.
Background information on Stradbroke, Suffolk, England, - It is in the Hundred of Hoxne, 7 miles ESE of Eye. In 1841 there were 1,647 inhabitants. The 1868 entry in The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland states "STRADBROKE, a parish in the hundred of Hoxne, county Suffolk, 6 miles S. of Harleston, and 6 E. of Eye. Wickham Market is its post town. It is situated on a branch of the river Waveney, and on the road from Woodbridge to Norwich. It is a polling and petty sessions town, and formerly had a market. The Union poorhouse stands in this parish. Petty sessions are held, and there is a police station. The soil is heavy. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Norwich, value £712, in the patronage of the bishop. The church, dedicated to All Saints, has a stained E. window, and on a shield over the N. porch is a monogram of John de la Pole, Duke of Suffolk, by whom the church was built. The register dates from 1538. The parochial charities produce about £126. There is an endowed school for both sexes. The Baptists have a chapel. Sir E. C. Kerrison, Bart., M.P., is lord of the manor of Stradbroke; and T. G. Corbett, Esq., of Elmsham Hall, Lincolnshire, is lord of the manor of Shelton Hall with Wilby. A market for corn is held every Monday; a cattle fair on the third Monday in June; and a statute fair for the hiring of servants on the 2nd October." where it is in relation to other places, especially those that are mentioned in later generations of this limb

There is a file on the PC (Stradbroke.pdf) that has maps and historical details relating to the current day preservation of Stradbroke. History - all periods

Anything that would lead to working out where Edward and Ann came from, and the dates of the existing parish records and where they are.

Anything to add colour to the period of the births of Edward and Ann's children 1773-1791

The status of the parish records.
Stradbroke Church - Easter 2008

Children of Edward Brock and Ann (?)


  1. Conclusion of, Shirley,      Norfolk
    Place     Alburgh
    Church     All Saints
    BaptismDate     25 Dec 1750
    Forename     Edward
    Sex     M
    FatherForename     Roger
    MotherForename     Honor
    FatherSurname     BROCK
    FileNumber     13842.
  2. International Genealogical Index (IGI), Name:     Edward Brock
    Gender:     Male
    Christening Date:     31 Dec 1733
    Birth Date:     
    Death Date:     
    Name Note:     
    Father's Name:     Roger Brock
    Father's Birthplace:     
    Father's Age:     
    Mother's Name:     Elizabeth
    Mother's Birthplace:     
    Mother's Age:     
    Indexing Project (Batch) Number:     C06313-2
    System Origin:     England-ODM
    GS Film number:     919630
    Reference ID:     

    Citing this Record:
    "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JWJW-D59 : 6 December 2014), Edward Brock, 31 Dec 1733; citing SOUTH ELMHAM SAINT CROSS,SUFFOLK,ENGLAND, reference ; FHL microfilm 919,630.
  3. International Genealogical Index (IGI), C131821 1837 0918530.
  4. Conclusion of, Shirley, Last birth I have found so far, and I did not find her in the 1841 census.
  5. International Genealogical Index (IGI).