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Richard Williscroft

Richard Williscroft

Male Abt 1725 - 1802  (~ 77 years)

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  • Name Richard Williscroft 
    Born Abt 1725  Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1762  Colton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Glebe Terriers show Richard as farming the Leasow in Colton, Staffordshire. The land belongs to Mr Hodgson
    Residence 1766  Colton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • The Glebe Terriers of 1766 for Colton refer to 'another estate called or known as Leasow, value £26, the property of Mr Hodgson and now in the possession of Rich'd Woolliscroft.
    Residence 1773  Colton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • In 1773 Richard continues to farm the Leasow, which is now owned by Geo. Holland of Admaston.
    Note 9 Oct 1775  Colton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Richard with others is named in the will of William Emery as his tenant in Colton. The will was written in 11775. The will was proved at Lichfield on the 20 Sep 1795.
    Note 23 May 1778  Colwich, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    • Sarah Trowel was apprenticed to Richard who was farming for housewifery, she was aged 7
    Residence 1774-1780  Colton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Between 1774 & 1780 Richard was fined 6d for breaking the assize for encroachment of the Manor Rt. Hon. Henry Lord Padget, Baron Paget (entry does not give exact date).
    Occupation 1793  Colton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • farmer
    Will 9 Jan 1793  Colton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Richard Woolliscroft  c1725-1802
    Richard Woolliscroft c1725-1802
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    Residence 1798  Colton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • a tenant of Mr. Pegg trustee of the estate of Thomas Webb on the Land Tax Returns of 1798
    Residence 25 Oct 1799  Colton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Richard was paid £5 for supplying 25 threaves of straw to the Bagot Estate & Stables.
    Residence 24 Nov 1799  Colton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Richard was paid £5 5s 0d by B. Parr for supplying 30 threaves of straw to the Bagot Estate.
    Residence 1770-1802  Colton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • mentioned in the Tithe Books for Colton between 1770 and 1802, the land passing to his son Thomas on his death
    Died Jan 1802  Colton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Buried 19 Jan 1802  Colton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Probate 14 May 1802  Lichfield, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Person ID I173  Williscroft | The descendants of Richard Williscroft and Sara Tooth
    Last Modified 12 Dec 2017 

    Father Williscroft 
    Family ID F6807  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sara Tooth,   b. 1725, Milwich, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1785, Colton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Married 29 May 1747  Colton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. William Williscroft,   b. 1747, Colton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1825, Colton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    +2. Mary Williscroft,   b. 1749, Colton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1776, Warwick, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)
    +3. Hannah Woolliscroft,   b. 1750, Colton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1829, Colton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    +4. Elizabeth Woolliscroft,   b. 1753, Colton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1823, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    +5. Sara Woolliscroft,   b. 1754, Colton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1830, Colwich, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    +6. Benjamin Williscroft,   b. 1756, Colton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1835, Edingale, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     7. Rachel Woolliscroft,   b. 1756, Colton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1768, Colton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 12 years)
    +8. Emma (Ame) Woolliscroft,   b. 1758, Colton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1825, Oldswinford, Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     9. Ann Williscroft,   b. 1759, Colton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1826, Longton, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     10. Martha Woolliscroft,   b. 1762, Colton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1820, Penkridge, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
    +11. John Williscroft,   b. 1764, Colton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1822, Colton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
    +12. Joseph Williscroft,   b. 1769, Colton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1855, Grendon, Northamptonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    +13. Thomas Williscroft,   b. 1770, Colton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1832, Colton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
    Last Modified 25 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F31  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1725 - Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 May 1747 - Colton, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1762 - Colton, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1766 - Colton, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1773 - Colton, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNote - 9 Oct 1775 - Colton, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNote - 23 May 1778 - Colwich, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1774-1780 - Colton, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - 1793 - Colton, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - 9 Jan 1793 - Colton, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1798 - Colton, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 25 Oct 1799 - Colton, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 24 Nov 1799 - Colton, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1770-1802 - Colton, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Jan 1802 - Colton, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 19 Jan 1802 - Colton, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 14 May 1802 - Lichfield, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S345] Lichfield Joint Record Office, Glebe Terriers.

    2. [S345] Lichfield Joint Record Office, Glebe Terriers .

    3. [S345] Lichfield Joint Record Office.

    4. [S894] Staffordshire, Dioceses of Lichfield and Coventry Wills and Probate 1521-1860, ((Database online) findmypast.co.uk), Wm Emery 20 Sep 1795.

    5. [S7] Staffordshire Record Office, Apprenticeship Recprds D24/A/PV/1.

    6. [S7] Staffordshire Record Office, Apprenticeship Records D24/A/PO/2785.

    7. [S10] Wills and Admons proved at the Bishops Court at Lichfield, Staffordshire.

    8. [S10] Wills and Admons proved at the Bishops Court at Lichfield, Staffordshire, Colton.

    9. [S8] UK, Land Tax Redemption, 1798, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), The National Archives; Kew, Richmond; Surrey, Land Tax Redemption Office: Quotas and Assessments, IR23; Piece: 79.

    10. [S345] Lichfield Joint Record Office, Great & Small Tythes belonging to William Landor, D4612/2/71, D4613/3/76.

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

    12. [S6] Colton Parish Records, (Period, 1647- 1987).

    13. [S10] Wills and Admons proved at the Bishops Court at Lichfield, Staffordshire, Calendar 8 1801 - 1820.