Category Archives: Pickstock

James Pickstock of Tasmania

James Pickstock was convicted at Chester in 1821 (Class: HO 27; Piece: 21; Page: 58) and sentenced to transportation. Other references in Ancestry show that he was 22, a weaver, and had a “native place” of Stockport. My previous post … Continue reading

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James Pickstock of Chorley

It’s been suggested that James Pickstock, grandson of Grace and Abraham Pickstock, is the same James Pickstock who was transported to Van Dieman’s Land (Tasmania) in 1821. I don’t think he is, because I’m now as certain as I can … Continue reading

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Grace Pickstock of Wigan, 1764

I know how difficult it can be to trace people back through a move, so I offer this information in case someone with an interest in the PICKSTOCK family in Lancashire has got back to the late 1700s. The two … Continue reading

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