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Joseph Williscroft

Joseph Williscroft

Male 1831 - 1910  (79 years)

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  • Name Joseph Williscroft  [1
    Born 1831  Colton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Christened 22 Sep 1833  Colton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Gravestone St Michael, Lichfield, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • In loving memory of Sarah Slater Williscroft who died 22 August 1909 aged 32 years. Also Joseph Williscroft who died Jan 5th 1910 aged 76 years. Also of Ann Williscroft who died March 17th 1917 aged 75
    Residence 6 Jun 1841  Colton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation 30 Mar 1851  Cotton Mills, Colton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • farm sevant - cowman
    Residence 30 Mar 1851  Cotton Mills, Colton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • a servant of miller and farmer William Sharrod.
    Occupation 9 Nov 1868  Aston, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • store keeper
    Residence 9 Mar 1870  Burntwood, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Asylum Attendant when his daughter Annie was christened
    Residence 29 Oct 1870  Walsall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Mentioned in the board or guardians report published in Newspaper
    Occupation 2 Apr 1871  Dorm Street, Lichfield, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • store keeper
    Residence 2 Apr 1871  Dam Street, Lichfield, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • lodging with Annie’s parents
    Residence 2 Feb 1877  Fountain Inn, Beacon Street, Lichfield, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • Joseph applied for voluntary liqudation of his business. The first hearing due to be held on the 15 February.
    Fountain Inn, Beacon Street, Lichfield, Staffordshire, England
    Fountain Inn, Beacon Street, Lichfield, Staffordshire, England
    Occupation 3 Sep 1879  Burntwood, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    • Joseph left his job at the County Asylum at Burntwood to take up post as Master of Walsall Union Workhouse. He had returned to Lichfield by 1871.
    Occupation 3 Apr 1881  Lichfield, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • gardener
    Residence 3 Apr 1881  Sandford Street, Lichfield, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Occupation 5 Apr 1891  Lichfield, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    • gardener
    Residence 5 Apr 1891  17 Sandford Street, Lichfield, Staffordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    • living at the home of his brother in law
    Occupation 31 Mar 1901  Lichfield, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    • milk seller
    Died 5 Jan 1910  31 Sandford Street, Lichfield, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [18, 19, 20, 21
    Buried 8 Jan 1910  Lichfield, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 22
    Probate 27 Apr 1910  Lichfield, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [21, 23
    Notes 
    • This is the last will & testament of Joseph Williscroft of 31 Sanford Street, Lichfield in the county of Stafford made this 25th day of March in 1901.
      I hereby revoke all wills made by me any time hereto …? I appoint my wife Annie Williscroft to be my sole executor and direct that all my debts and Funeral expenses shall be paid by my executor and …..? as soon as convenient may be after my decease. I give and bequest unto my wife all my real and personal property for her use and declare this my last will and testament.

      Signed Joseph Williscroft
      Witnesses:
      Charles Wilcox, Sandford Street, Lichfield
      George Dealin, Sandford Street, Lichfield
      Probate: 27 Apr 1910 granted to Annie Williscroft widow and relict [21]
    Person ID I285  Williscroft | The descendants of Thomas Williscroft and Sarah Knowles, The descendants of Richard Williscroft and Sara Tooth
    Last Modified 21 Feb 2017 

    Father Joseph Williscroft,   b. 1804, Colwich, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1872, Colton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Sarah Holt,   b. 1800, Colton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1880, Colton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 20 Mar 1826  St Mary, Colton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2104  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Annie Slater,   b. 1841, Lichfield, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Mar 1917, Lichfield, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 9 Nov 1868  St Peter & St Paul, Aston, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [24
    • by banns Witnesses: Thomas Slater & Sarah Roberts?
    Residence 30 Mar 1901  31 Sandford Street, Lichfield, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [25
    • James Percival was a servant living in Joseph & Annie's house on census night.
    Children 
     1. Female Williscroft,   b. 1869, Lichfield, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Elizabeth Catherine Williscroft,   b. 1870, Burntwood, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1932, 17 Worcester Place, Oxford, Oxfordshie, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     3. Walter Henry Williscroft,   b. 1871, Lichfield, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1903, Lichfield, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
    +4. Frances Mary Williscroft,   b. 1872, Lichfield, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1945, Ormskirk, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    +5. Alice Marie Williscroft,   b. 1874, Lichfield, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1932, Lichfield, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     6. Eleanor Williscroft,   b. 1876, Lichfield, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1892, Infirmary, Rusholme, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 16 years)
     7. Sarah Slater Williscroft,   b. 1877, Lichfield, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1909, Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
    Last Modified 25 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F1032  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart