Harry Francis Williscroft

Harry Francis Williscroft

Male 1890 - 1961  (71 years)

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  • Name Harry Francis Williscroft  [1
    Born 13 Jan 1890  Boney Hay, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Christened 23 Mar 1890  St Anne, Chasetown, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Residence 5 Apr 1891  13 Rugeley Road, Chase Terrace, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence 31 Mar 1901  Chase Terrace, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation 2 Apr 1911  Chase Terrace, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • coal miner & pony driver below ground
    Residence 2 Apr 1911  Rugeley Road, Chase Terrace, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation 1915  Lichfield, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Miner at Brereton Colliery, Rugeley. The mine was owned by the Earl of Shrewsbury.
    Living 4 Sep 1915  Rugeley Road, Chase Terrace, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Newspaper 1 Dec 1922  Lichfield, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    • Harry was awarded damages following an accident when he was knocked of his bicyle by a taxi cab in Aldershaw Lane, Lichfield on the 12 June. Harry spent a week in hospital and a month at home recovering after sustaing a fractured jaw and loss of 5 to 6 teeth. He sued the owner of the taxi cab for personal injury, loss of wages and damage to his bicycle. Harry won the case and was awarded £30 9s damages.
    Newspaper 15 Apr 1927  Lichfield, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • Harry appeared at the Police Court in Lichfied for a motoring offence. He was found guilty of driving a motor cycle negligently at the Clock Tower Corner, Lichfield. He had to pay £1 15s costs.
    Occupation 29 Sep 1939  Shenstone Hall, Shenstone, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • Under Garden To Private House
    Buried Apr 1961  Birmingham Crematorium, Walsall Road, Perry Barr, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 13 Apr 1961  [13
    • Retired Postman
    Died 13 Apr 1961  Good Hope Hospital, Sutton Coldfield, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [13, 14
    Person ID I1666  Williscroft
    Last Modified 28 Nov 2017 

    Father James Williscroft,   b. 13 Oct 1848, Colton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1931, Rugeley Road, Boney Hay, Burntwood, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Lydia Alice Wilson,   b. 19 Sep 1853, Sash Street, Stafford, Staffordshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1915, Rugeley Road, Chase Terrace, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 17 May 1875  St Thomas, Castle Town, Stafford, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1437  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Hines,   b. 29 Aug 1894, The Friary, Lichfield, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1971, Sutton Coldfield, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 4 Sep 1915  St Michael, Lichfield, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 8, 15
    Harry & Elizabeth's Wedding 1915
    Harry & Elizabeth's Wedding 1915
    Top row from the left: a hidden lady!, Samuel Ireson, Ada Bailey being held by her father Jack, unknown lady far right possibly Laura Hines brides sister.

    Middle row left to right: James Williscroft, unknown female, ? Ada Williscroft, Harry Williscroft the groom, Elizabeth Hines the bride, unknown man (Jim Hines?), Alfred Hines, John Hines (brides father).

    Seated left to right: Alice Williscroft and her first child John, May a friend of Elizabeth’s, Dolly Hines, Elizabeth Hines nee Dennis.

    Very front: possibly the children of Ada & Jack Bailey
    Residence 1 Dec 1922  South View, Shortbutts Lane, Lichfield, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • The family were livng in Short Butts Lane when Harry claimed damages for a bicycle accident in the June.
    Residence 22 Apr 1927  18 Victoria Square, Birmingham Road, Lichfield, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Residence 29 Sep 1939  Moss Gardens, Court Drive, Shenstone, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Living 1944  8 Four Oaks Common Road, Four Oaks, Sutton Coldfield, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Dorothy May Williscroft,   b. 15 Jul 1916, Lichfield, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 2010, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
    +2. Mary Frances Williscroft,   b. 10 Dec 1917, South View, Shortbutts Lane, Lichfield, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1997, Fishponds, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    +3. Constance Elizabeth Williscroft,   b. 29 Aug 1921, South View, Shortbutts Lane, Lichfield, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1992, Liskeard, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    +4. Joan Winnifred Williscroft,   b. 16 Aug 1925, South View, Shortbutts Lane, Lichfield, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 2007, Malta Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    +5. Leslie James Williscroft,   b. 30 Jul 1928, South View, Shortbutts Lane, Lichfield, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1989, Solihull, West Midlands, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
    Photos At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Last Modified 5 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F182  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Jan 1890 - Boney Hay, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 23 Mar 1890 - St Anne, Chasetown, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 5 Apr 1891 - 13 Rugeley Road, Chase Terrace, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 31 Mar 1901 - Chase Terrace, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - 2 Apr 1911 - Chase Terrace, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 2 Apr 1911 - Rugeley Road, Chase Terrace, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - 1915 - Lichfield, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLiving - 4 Sep 1915 - Rugeley Road, Chase Terrace, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Sep 1915 - St Michael, Lichfield, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - 1 Dec 1922 - Lichfield, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1 Dec 1922 - South View, Shortbutts Lane, Lichfield, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - 15 Apr 1927 - Lichfield, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 22 Apr 1927 - 18 Victoria Square, Birmingham Road, Lichfield, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLiving - 1944 - 8 Four Oaks Common Road, Four Oaks, Sutton Coldfield, Warwickshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Apr 1961 - Birmingham Crematorium, Walsall Road, Perry Barr, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Apr 1961 - Good Hope Hospital, Sutton Coldfield, Warwickshire, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S185] Birth Registration Index, 1837-2006, England and Wales, (General Register Office, Southport, England).

    2. [S185] Birth Registration Index, 1837-2006, England and Wales, (General Register Office, Southport, England), Mar 1890 Lichfield 6b 456.

    3. [S9] Staffordshire Parish Records, ( Stafford Record Office, Eastgate Street, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST16 2LZ, England).

    4. [S20] 1891 England Census, ([database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005), Class: RG12; Piece: 2213; Folio: 46; Page: 3; GSU roll: 6097323.

    5. [S21] 1901 England Census, ([database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005.), Class: RG13; Piece: 2655; Folio: 60; Page: 8.

    6. [S22] 1911 England Census, ([database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011).

    7. [S22] 1911 England Census, ([database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011), Class: RG14; Piece: 16870; Schedule Number: 119.

    8. [S155] Marriage Certificate.

    9. [S12] Newspaper Article, Lichfield Mercury, 1 Dec 1922, p8.

    10. [S12] Newspaper Article, Birmingham Daily Gazette 01 December 1922, p3.

    11. [S12] Newspaper Article, Lichfield Mercury 22 April 1927 p5.

    12. [S730] 1939 Register, ((database online) findmypast.co.uk), RG101/5466J/011/3.

    13. [S163] Death Certificate - Original.

    14. [S432] England & Wales, Death Index, 1837- 2007, (General Register Office, Southport, England), 1,7579::33957378.

    15. [S393] England & Wales, Marriage Index, 1837- 2005, (General Register Office, Southport, England), Lichfield, St Michael Lichfield 18PL/3/391.