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William Woolliscroft

William Woolliscroft

Male 1816 - 1892  (76 years)

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  • Name William Woolliscroft 
    Born 1816  Leek, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Christened 21 Oct 1816  Leek, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Residence 25 Jun 1840  23 Oxford Street, Manchester, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • a subscriber to the book on the the Manchester Infirmary, Dispensary and Lunatic Asylum
    Occupation 6 Jun 1841  Oxford Street, Chorlton, Manchester, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • grocer
    Residence 6 Jun 1841  Oxford Street, Chorlton, Manchester, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • his sister Sarah was living at the same address
    Residence 4 Aug 1842  23 Oxford Street, Manchester, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    • Shop owner. Mentioned in the newspaper "Riots in Oxford Street"
    Report of Riot in Oxford Street, Manchester
    Report of Riot in Oxford Street, Manchester
    Copy of a letter William wrote to the newspaper
    Copy of a letter William wrote to the newspaper
    Occupation 30 Mar 1851  Leigh, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • proprietor of houses and farmer of 19 acres
    Living 1857  Church Somersall, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • History, Gazetteer & Directory Of The County Of Derby, With The Town Of Burton-Upon-Trent, Stoffordshire
    Occupation 7 Apr 1861  Somersall Herbert, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • corn dealer & farmer of 100 acres
    Occupation 29 Dec 1862  Somersall Herbert, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • gentleman, farmer
    Occupation 2 Apr 1871  North Lodge, Doveridge, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • corn dealer
    Will 22 May 1889  Glenburn, Heswall, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Occupation 5 Apr 1891  Heswall, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    • corn dealer
    Died 29 Jan 1892  Glenburn, Heswall, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [14, 15
    Buried 2 Feb 1892  Heswall, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Obituary
    Obituary
    Probate 19 Mar 1892  Probate Registry, Chester, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [12, 15
    • probate granted to his wife Eliza and Henry Woolliscroft, corn merchant. Effects £225 19s 4d
    Notes 
    • William made his will on the 22 May 1898 at the time he was living at Glenburn, Heswall, Cheshire and a corn dealer.

      In his will William made several bequests:
      nephew Henry Woolliscroft of Biddulph near Congleton, corn dealer
      Walter David Johns of Clayton near Liverpool, husband of neice, commercial traveller £100 each
      Ellen Jane Maddock, spinster, of Thurlaston, Chester £200
      Mary Gibbin, servant, £30
      Edward Hull of London, brother of his wife £100
      Walter Hull of Sale near Manchester, brother of his wife £100
      The children of the late Rev John Hull, brother of wife, and Miss Bywater of Cambridge, neice of his wife £100
      Children of his late brother George Woolliscroft, late brother Micah and daughters of his late sister Sarah Bowden.

      His wife Eliza, nephew Henry Woolliscroft and Walter David Johns (the husband of his neice Sarah Jane Bowden) were executors.

      William ammended his Will in a Codicil dated 12 March 1890. His neice Eliza Heard of Devenport, daughter of his late sister was disinherited in favour of his grand nephew Norman Fox, son of his neice Honor Maria Fox. [16]
    Person ID I3139  Williscroft | The Alton Families
    Last Modified 29 Oct 2017 

    Father George Woolliscroft,   b. Dec 1785, Butterton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1865, Beauihurst Lane, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Mother Ellen Doughty,   b. 1781, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1847, Cheadle, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 5 Mar 1815  St Edward, Leek, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F561  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eliza Hull,   b. 1822, Keysoe, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1916, Wandsworth, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Married 16 Oct 1843  Mosley Street Chapel, Manchester, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 17, 18
    Residence 30 May 1851  Leigh, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Eliza Sall was a servant in the household
    Residence 7 Apr 1861  Somersall Herbert, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [19
    • Sarah Ann Allcock was a servant in the house
    Residence 2 Apr 1871  North Lodge, Doveridge, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • William's neice Sarah Jane Bowden was living with them
    Residence 3 Apr 1881  Heswell, Heswell cum Oldfield, Cheshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Other members of the household: John Cubbin 16 born Isle of Man and Mary A. aged 18 born Isle of Man both were domestic servants
    Residence 5 Apr 1891  Cave Adullem, Heswall Hill, Heswall, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    • Mary Dubbin was a servant
    Last Modified 25 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F564  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1816 - Leek, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 21 Oct 1816 - Leek, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 25 Jun 1840 - 23 Oxford Street, Manchester, Lancashire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 4 Aug 1842 - 23 Oxford Street, Manchester, Lancashire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - 30 Mar 1851 - Leigh, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 30 May 1851 - Leigh, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S20] 1891 England Census, ([database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005), Neston.

    2. [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), 3568 30 30.

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

    4. [S146] Report of the state of the Manchester Royal Infirmary, dispensary, lunatic hospital and asylum. From June 25th, 1840 to June 24th, 1841. , Foreign and Commonwealth Office Collection, (1841), (The University of Manchester, The John Rylands University Library).

    5. [S13] 1841 England Census, (Ancestry.com [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2010.), HO107/580/10/21/42/34/23.

    6. [S13] 1841 England Census, (Ancestry.com [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2010.).

    7. [S12] Newspaper Article, The Manchester Guardian (1828-1900); Aug 6, 1842; ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Guardian (1821-2003) and The Observer (1791-2003) pg. 4.

    8. [S12] Newspaper Article, Manchester Times, p2, 6 Aug 1842.

    9. [S14] 1851 England Census , ([database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005.), HO107/2010 /7c /289/17/62.

    10. [S59] Lichfield Wills 1516-1652 Index, (British Record Society), George Woolliscroft.

    11. [S5] 1871 England Census, ([database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004.), RG10/2895.

    12. [S240] Cheshire Archives and Local Studies Service, MF91/43, WR33 P269.

    13. [S20] 1891 England Census, ([database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005), RG12/2871.

    14. [S12] Newspaper Article, Cheshire Observer-Saturday 06 February 1892.

    15. [S39] National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1998, ([database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010.).

    16. [S240] Cheshire Archives and Local Studies Service, MF91&|;43, WR33 P269.

    17. [S296] Lancashire Birth, Deaths, Marriages, ((database online) http://www.lancashirebmd.org.uk/index.php), Manchester Register Office or Registrar Attended Archives+, Manchester Central Library MCR_RM/9/38.

    18. [S574] Manchester, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1930, ([database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013.).

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