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Thomas Williscroft

Thomas Williscroft

Male 1810 - 1884  (74 years)

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  • Name Thomas Williscroft  [1
    Born 24 Jan 1810  Dudley, Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Christened 20 Feb 1810  Independant Chapel, King Street, Dudley, Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1839  Queen Street, Dudley, Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • hatter
    Occupation 6 Jun 1841  Denton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • hatter
    Residence 6 Jun 1841  Town Lane, Denton, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • living at the home of hatter, William Bertenshaw and his wife Mary.
    Occupation 30 Mar 1851  High Street, Walsall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • hat maker
    Arrival 19 Sep 1853  New York City, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • sailed from Liverpool aboard the Isaac Webb. This is the only Thomas that would fit although his age could be read as 30 or 50
    Occupation 19 Sep 1853  New York City, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • hatter
    Residence 28 Nov 1856  High Street, Walsall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • bankruptcy notice. Hatter and hosier
    Occupation 7 Apr 1861  28 Friday Street, Leicester, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • hat maker
    Occupation 2 Apr 1871  Leicester, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • Hatter
    Occupation 3 Apr 1881  Hugglescote, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    • Retired Hatter
    Residence 3 Apr 1881  High Street, Coalville, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    • Living with son in law Walter Brown
    Died 25 Dec 1884  Coalville, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Buried Welford Road Cemetery, Leicester, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Thomas, Annie, Samuel and Richard Williscroft of Leicester
    Thomas, Annie, Samuel and Richard Williscroft of Leicester
    In Loving Memory, Thomas Williscroft/who died Dec 25th 1884/aged 74 years/ also Annie, his wife/who died March 26th 1874/aged 57 years./ also Samuel, their son/who died May 21st 1878/ aged 22 years./ so he giveth his beloved sleep/ also Richard, son of the above/ who died Sep 21 1900/ aged 56 years.
    Person ID I1464  Williscroft | The descendants of Richard Williscroft and Elizabeth Hayward
    Last Modified 25 Sep 2017 

    Father John Williscroft,   b. 1783, Rugeley, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1851, Dudley, Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Sarah H Garret,   b. 18 Mar 1788, West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1870, Dudley, Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 21 Nov 1808  St Martin, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F231  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ann Hampson,   b. 21 May 1817, Hooley Hill, Audenshaw, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1874, Buttelose Lane, Leicester, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 2 Oct 1843  Manchester Cathedral, Victoria Street, Manchester, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [17, 18
    Residence 30 Mar 1851  High Street, Walsall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [19
    • Ann’s sister Ellen Hampson was visiting the family on census night.
    Residence 7 Apr 1861  28 Friday Street, Leicester, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [20
    Residence 2 Apr 1871  23 Butt Hose Lane, Leicester, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Children 
     1. Edmund William Williscroft Hampson,   b. 7 Jun 1842, Hooley Hill, Audenshaw, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1843, Hooley Hill, Audenshaw, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. Emma Williscroft,   b. 5 Mar 1844, Hooley Hill, Audenshaw, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1845, Hooley Hill, Audenshaw, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
    +3. Helen Williscroft,   b. 25 Jul 1846, Dudley, Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1919, Coalville, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    +4. Eliza Williscroft,   b. 9 Apr 1848, Dudley, Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1914, Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     5. Richard Williscroft,   b. 30 Mar 1850, Walsall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1900, Newlyn, St Peter's Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
    +6. John Williscroft,   b. 4 Dec 1852, Walsall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1938, 17 Horston Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    +7. Thomas Williscroft,   b. 25 Mar 1854, Walsall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1908, Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     8. Samuel Williscroft,   b. 17 Sep 1855, Leicester, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1878, Leicester, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
     9. Albert Edward Williscroft,   b. 22 Sep 1860, Leicester, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1861, Leicester, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 25 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F901  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Jan 1810 - Dudley, Worcestershire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Oct 1843 - Manchester Cathedral, Victoria Street, Manchester, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsArrival - 19 Sep 1853 - New York City, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - 19 Sep 1853 - New York City, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 2 Apr 1871 - 23 Butt Hose Lane, Leicester, Leicestershire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Dec 1884 - Coalville, Leicestershire, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S3] 1881 England Census, Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ((Database online)Ancestry.com Operations Inc., Provo, UT, USA), Hugglescote and Donnington.

    2. [S132] The Pedigree of the Family of Williscrofts of Ashby de la Zouch, Recipient: J. Dixon, Richard Andrew Williscroft, (1998).

    3. [S340] Christening Records, 1530-1906 , ( [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2008).

    4. [S541] Non-Conformist and Non-Parochial Registers, 1567-1970, England & Wales, ([database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013), Piece 2851: Dudley, King Street (Independent), 1803-1837-.

    5. [S117] Robsons Birmingham & Sheffield Directory, 1839, (1839).

    6. [S13] 1841 England Census, (Ancestry.com [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2010.), HO107/581/3/1/15/22/13.

    7. [S13] 1841 England Census, (Ancestry.com [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2010.), HO107; Piece: 581; Book: 3; Civil Parish: Denton; County: Lancashire; Enumeration District: 1; Folio: 15; Page: 22; Line: 13; GSU roll: 438733.

    8. [S14] 1851 England Census , ([database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005.), HO107/2023/2a/406 /35/110.

    9. [S589] New York, Passenger Lists, 1820-1891, index and images, (FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org)).

    10. [S88] The London Gazette, ([database online] https://www.thegazette.co.uk/), 28 Nov 1856.

    11. [S18] 1861 England Census, ([database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005).

    12. [S5] 1871 England Census, ([database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004.), RG10/3288/41/76/6/34.

    13. [S3] 1881 England Census, Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ((Database online)Ancestry.com Operations Inc., Provo, UT, USA), Hugglescote.

    14. [S3] 1881 England Census, Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ((Database online)Ancestry.com Operations Inc., Provo, UT, USA), Class: RG11; Piece: 3143; Folio: 138; Page: 52; GSU roll: 1341749.

    15. [S564] Find a Grave, ([database online] http://www.findagrave.com).

    16. [S564] Find a Grave, ([database online] http://www.findagrave.com), buried in unconsecrated ground, non-conformist.

    17. [S356] Manchester, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1930 (Cathedral), ([database on-line]. Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013).

    18. [S296] Lancashire Birth, Deaths, Marriages, ((database online) http://www.lancashirebmd.org.uk/index.php), Archives+, Manchester Central Library CATH/33/5.

    19. [S14] 1851 England Census , ([database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005.), Class: HO107; Piece: 2023; Folio: 406; Page: 35; GSU roll: 87428-87429.

    20. [S18] 1861 England Census, ([database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005), RG9/2291/62/112/3/18.