Excerpts from the Parish Records of Tostock, Suffolk

This information has been extracted from microform copies of the original Tostock parish records (FL642/4/1-6) held at the Suffolk Records Office in Bury St. Edmunds. Whilst every care has been taken to make this listing as accurate and complete as possible, no guarantee as to its fitness for any purpose whatsoever is given. Use of this data is entirely at your own risk.
Ancestral Surnames
Crick, Janning, King, Peck, Piper, Scott
Other Surnames
Alexander, Clark, Crofts, Cross, Green, Hazelwood, Kent, Ramsbottom, Sturton, Wilkinson
Not Found
Biles/Byles, Burman, Chaplin, Game, Harrington, Leeks, Middleditch, Notley, Rowland
The following abbreviations may appear before the date:
B : Marriage banns
L : Anglicised version of the original entry which was written in Latin
R : Entry which appeared only in the register bills (bishop's transcripts)

Baptismal Records: 1675-1900

Birth dates are in parentheses.
Surname      Forename     Parents                               Date

Crick        Elizabeth    Simon & Elizabeth                     24 Jan 1732/3
King         Emma         Thomas, blacksmith, & Charlotte        9 Jun 1833
Ramsbottom   Mary         James, labourer, & Sarah              19 Oct 1845
Jannings     Sarah        Edward, carpenter, & Sarah             5 Jan 1847
Piper        William      George, labourer, & Fanny              5 May 1861
Piper        Alfred       William, labourer, & Frances           8 Jun 1862
Piper        Elizabeth    illegitimate daughter of Emma          8 Jun 1862
Piper        Arthur       William, labourer, & Frances           1 May 1864
Piper        Frederick    John, labourer, & Ann Maria            1 May 1864
Piper        Walter       John, labourer, & Ann Maria           20 Aug 1865
                          baptised privately
Piper        William      James, labourer, & Mary               10 Jun 1866
Piper        Eliza        John, labourer, & Ann                 21 Jul 1867
Piper        Rosetta      James, labourer, & Mary               25 Dec 1868
Piper        Henry        John, labourer, & Ann                  1 May 1870
Piper        Harriet      James, labourer, & Mary               23 Jul 1871
Piper        Kate         John, labourer, & Ann Maria            3 Mar 1872
Piper        James        James, labourer, & Mary                5 Oct 1873
Piper        Ellen        James, labourer, & Mary               16 Apr 1876
Piper        John         James, labourer, & Mary                2 Mar 1879
Piper        Peter        James, labourer, & Mary               27 Nov 1882
                          baptised privately
Piper        Walter       James, labourer, & Mary                3 Aug 1884
Piper        Eliza        James, labourer, & Mary              (21 Apr 1887)
                                                                12 Jun 1887
Haselwood    Charles      Henry Herbert, labourer, & Rosetta     6 Apr 1890
             Henry        of The Green, Tostock
Haselwood    William      Henry Herbert, labourer, & Rosetta     7 Feb 1892
             James        of The Green, Tostock
Haselwood    Frederick    Henry Herbert, labourer, & Rosetta    24 Sep 1893
             John         of The Green, Tostock
Haselwood    Olive        Henry Herbert, labourer, & Rosetta    12 Apr 1896
             Rosetta      of The Green, Tostock
Haselwood    Lucy         Henry Herbert, labourer, & Rosetta    11 Mar 1900
                          of Mace Farm, Tostock

Marriage Records: 1675-1900

Records of marriage banns run from 1754 to 1875 only.
Surname      Forename     Notes                                 Date

King         James        Groom was from Woolpit. Fride was     25 May 1679
Sturton      Anne         from Tostock.

Greene       Benjamin     Groom was from Drinkstone. Bride      10 Mar 1697/8
Scott        Margaret     was from Tostock.

Kent         William      Groom was described as "junior" and    7 Aug 1755
Scott        Mary         was from Tostock. Bride was single
                          and from Beyton. Licence.

Cross        John         Both were single and from Tostock.  B 27 Apr 1828
Piper        Martha                                           B  4 May 1828
                                                              B 11 May 1828

King         Thomas       Both were single. Groom was from    B 29 Nov 1829
Crofts       Charlotte    Norton. Bride was from Tostock.     B  6 Dec 1829
                                                              B 13 Dec 1829
                                                                 1 Jan 1830

Alexander    Ephraim      Both were from Tostock. Groom was   B  7 Dec 1845
King         Charlotte    36, single and an illiterate        B 14 Dec 1845
                          shoemaker. Bride was 40 and a       B 21 Dec 1845
                          widow. Fathers: Joseph Alexander,     26 Dec 1845
                          [?]; Charles Crofts, carpenter.

Piper        James        Both were single and from Tostock.  B 16 Oct 1864
Ramsbottom   Mary         Groom was a labourer. Bride was 20. B 23 Oct 1864
                          Fathers: William Piper, labourer;   B 30 Oct 1864
                          James Ramsbottom, labourer.           12 Nov 1864
                          Witness: Philip Cornish.

Clarke       Thomas       Both were single and from Tostock.  B  7 Apr 1872
King         Esther       Groom was 28 and an illiterate      B 14 Apr 1872
                          thatcher. Bride was 26. Fathers:    B 21 Apr 1872
                          Samuel Clarke, thatcher; Joseph        5 May 1872
                          King (deceased).

Hazelwood    Henry        Both were single and from Tostock.     3 Nov 1888
             Herbert      Groom was 27. Bride was 20. Fathers:
Piper        Rosetta      Charles Hazlewood (deceased); James
                          Piper, labourer. Witnesses: Harriet
                          Piper, James Piper. The groom signed
                          his name as Haselwood.

Peck         John         Both were single. Groom was 25 and    25 Dec 1890
Clarke       Jane         a brickmaker from Woolpit. Bride was
                          21 and from Tostock. Fathers: John
                          Peck (deceased); John Clarke,

Wilkinson    Herbert      Both were single. Groom was 30 and a  28 Aug 1893
             John         a clerk from Ipswich St. Matthew.
Piper        Harriet      Bride was 22 and from Tostock.
                          Fathers: Thomas Wilkinson,
                          carpenter; James Piper, platelayer.
                          Witnesses: Ellen Piper, James Piper.

Burial Records: 1675-1900

Surname      Forename     Notes                                 Date

King         Emma         age 13                                22 Jan 1845
Jannings     Sarah        infant                                 2 Feb 1847
Piper        William      age 9 months                          19 Oct 1861
Piper        Peter        age 7 days                             2 Dec 1882
King         William      age 57                                 6 May 1887
Piper        William      age 27                                12 Nov 1893
Piper        Mary         age 52, from Elmswell                 15 Feb 1897
                          (formerly Tostock)

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