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John Woolliscroft

John Woolliscroft

Male 1806 - 1844  (38 years)

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  • Name John Woolliscroft 
    Born 1806  Chester, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 5 Nov 1821  St Oswald, Chester, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1826  Northgate Street, Chester, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • coachmaker
    Residence 1 Jan 1827  Chester, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1828  Princess Street, Chester, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • coach maker - this may be his father
    Residence 6 Jun 1841  Sealand, Hawarden, Flintshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • farmer
    Died 7 Jan 1844  Sealand, Hawarden, Flintshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7, 8
    Buried 11 Jan 1844  Shotwick, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Probate Mar 1844  York, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    • died intestate, letters of administration granted to his wife Ann at the Prerogative Court of York
    Notes 
    • Monumental Inscription
      St Michael’s Churchyard, Shotwick
      Grave of John and Ann and some of their children. The inscription on the top of the cask monument reads
      Underneath lieth the remains of John Woolliscroft of Sealand who died 7 January 1844 aged 39.
      Also Richard Woolliscroft son of the above who died March 26 1857 aged 23
      Also Elizabeth Woodfin Woolliscroft daughter of the above who died December 5th 1858 aged 18
      Also of Ann relict of the above John Woolliscroft who died the 10th day of November 1865 aged 58
    Person ID I1311  Williscroft | The Alton Families
    Last Modified 19 May 2017 

    Father John Woolliscroft,   b. 1770, Kingsley, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1828, Sealand, Hawarden, Flintshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Tomkinson,   b. 1773, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1846, North Gate Street, Chester, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 25 Feb 1795  St Oswald, Chester, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F641  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ann Woodfin,   b. 1807, Saughall, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1865, Point Farm, Sealand, Flintshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 1 Jan 1827  St Oswald, Chester, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 6 Jun 1841  Point Farm, Sealand, Flintshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • seven servants were in the household
    Notes 
    • Name: John Woolliscroft Gender: Male Marriage date: 01 Jan 1827 Marriage place: St. Oswald's, Chester, Cheshire, England Intended marriage place: Principal's residence: St. Oswald, Chester, Cheshire, England Spouse's name: Ann Woodfin Spouse's residence: St. Oswald, Chester, Cheshire, England Image number: 263 Digital GS number: 4008469 Film number: 1655592 Collection: Cheshire Bishop's transcripts 1598-1900 [3]
    Children 
    +1. John Woolliscroft,   b. 1828, Pick Hill, Denbigh, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1870, Grange Hall Farm, Grange, West Kirkby, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
    +2. William Woolliscroft,   b. 17 Oct 1829, Hawarden, Flintshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1887, Shanklin Villa, Egerton Park, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
    +3. Mary Ann Wolliscroft,   b. 1831, Sealand, Hawarden, Flintshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Richard Woolliscroft,   b. 1833, Sealand, Hawarden, Flintshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1857, Great Broughton, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)
    +5. Ellen Wolliscroft,   b. 1835, Sealand, Hawarden, Flintshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 1859, Chester, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)
    +6. Harriet Wolliscroft,   b. 1837, Sealand, Hawarden, Flintshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1859, Little Sutton, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
     7. Elizabeth Woodfin Woolliscroft,   b. 1840, Sealand, Hawarden, Flintshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1858, Sealand, Hawarden, Flintshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 18 years)
    +8. Thomas Samuel Woolliscroft,   b. 1842, Sealand, Hawarden, Flintshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1891, 76 Bridge Street, Birkenhead, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
    Last Modified 25 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F2724  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1806 - Chester, Cheshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1 Jan 1827 - Chester, Cheshire, England Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Sources 
    1. [S82] Cheshire Parish Registers, 1538-2000, index, (FamilySearch (familysearch.org)), item 5 p 114, St Oswald, Chester.

    2. [S17] UK, Poll Books and Electoral Registers, 1538-1893, ([database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012).

    3. [S82] Cheshire Parish Registers, 1538-2000, index, (FamilySearch (familysearch.org)).

    4. [S539] Historical Directories of England & Wales, (University of Leicester; (http://specialcollections.le.ac.uk/)), Pigot and Co.'s National Commercial Directory for 1828-9; page 16.

    5. [S197] 1841 Wales Census, ([database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006., 1,8979::0, Ancestry.com), Class: HO107; Piece: 1409; Book: 14; Civil Parish: Hawarden; County: Flintshire; Enumeration District: 8; Folio: 10; Page: 14; Line: 21; GSU roll: 464324.

    6. [S81] Cheshire Birth Deaths and Marriage Indexes, ([database online] http://www.cheshirebmd.org.uk/), Hawarden Flintshire East - Hawarden HAW/3/14.

    7. [S12] Newspaper Article, Manchester Times & Gazette 13 Jan 1844.

    8. [S432] England & Wales, Death Index, 1837- 2007, (General Register Office, Southport, England).

    9. [S546] Prerogative & Exchequer Courts of York Probate Index, 1688-1858, Index reference 1842091845050326/7083.

    10. [S763] Index to Death Duty Registers 1796-1903, ((database online)findmypast.co.uk), IR27/126.

    11. [S13] 1841 England Census, (Ancestry.com [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2010.), HO107/1409/14/8/10/14/17.