STOKELL Adelaide (Ada) Constance

Name Adelaide (Ada) Constance STOKELL
Country Of Origin Wales
Born 1868
Died 1952
Birth/ Baptism Born 1868, St Asaph, Denbighshire, Wales
Bapt. 2 December 1883, Flintshire, Wales (aged 15)
Parents Professor James Josephus and Harriet Hardeman
Skills Business owner
Work Locations Burnie
Street Address
Cattley Street, Burnie
Marriage/Spouse 24 November 1904, Holy Trinity Church, Ulverstone, to Arthur Stokell
Other 8 September 1921: Death of husband, Arthur Stokell.

12 September 1921: A wanted ad was placed in the Advocate for a Manager for the business of the late Arthur Stokell. Requirements were previous experience and good salesmanship.

November 1922: A Public Trustee application was made to the courts to sell the business to widow Ada Stokell and for some assets to be sold to raise the money for the purchase. The application was accepted.

Arthur and Ada’s sons, jeweller Arthur (Greg) and watchmaker Trevor, became involved in the business. Stokell’s were still trading in the 1950s.

Death 8 November 1952, Spencer Hospital, Wynyard
TAHO: AD960/1/81 Will No. 34431.
Web: Ancestry: England & Wales Civil Registration Birth Index 1868; 1881 Wales Census; Flintshire, Wales, Anglican Baptisms 1883.
North Western Advocate & Emu Bay Times 25 November 1904, Advocate 12 September 1921, 10 November 1952; Daily Telegraph 28 November 1922.