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Walter Henry Williscroft

Walter Henry Williscroft

Male 1879 - 1972  (93 years)

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  • Name Walter Henry Williscroft  [1
    Born 24 Jan 1879  Georgetown, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    • death record has year as 1883
    Living 1880  Cariboo, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Christened 24 Jan 1883  Port Simpson, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Gender Male 
    Residence 31 Mar 1901  Cassair, Port Simpson, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Walter is entered twice on the census returns in 1901, as a lodger on page 3 and as head on page 5.|In the 1901 Port Simpson census:|Williscroft, Waltermale; white; Lodger; single; Birthdate 24 Jan 1879;|age 22; Country or place of birth - B.C.; Racial o
    Residence 1919  White Horse, Yukon, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Arrival 3 Oct 1919  Ketchikan, Alaska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • arrived aboard the Princess Mary. Aged 39, a miller, heading for White Horse, Yukon. Gives his father as William E Williscroft of Prince Rupert.
    Residence 12 Feb 1972  847 Matson Lodge, Bunsmuir Street, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • pernament address given on Walter’s death certificate
    Died 12 Feb 1972  Mount St Mary Private Hospital, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 8, 9
    • informant B. Schardschmidt of Crofton, his daughter. Registered on the 16 Feb.
    Death Certficate
    Death Certficate
    Cremated 18 Feb 1972  Royal Oak Crematorium, Falaise Drive, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Gravestone Kitsumgallum Pioneer Cemetery, Terrace, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Occupation
    • saw mill labourer/sawyer
    Buried
    Walter and Beatrice Williscroft
    Walter and Beatrice Williscroft
    Person ID I4028  Williscroft | The descendants of William Williscroft and Jane Cowan
    Last Modified 19 Jan 2016 

    Father George Jr. Williscroft,   b. 9 Jun 1837, Smiths Falls, Lanark, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1895, Georgetown, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Mother Annie MacDonald,   b. Abt 1861, Fort Simpson, Comox-Atlin, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1890, Port Simpson, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 29 years) 
    Married 25 Apr 1883  Metlakatla, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1321  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Beatrice Price,   b. 9 Jun 1891, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1946, Terrace, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 10 Nov 1910  Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 11
    Children 
     1. Gladys Mary Williscroft,   b. 2 Oct 1911, Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1985, Penticton Regional Hospital, Penticton, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    +2. Beatrice Irene Williscroft,   b. 1 Jun 1916, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2010, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
    +3. Jean Louise Williscroft,   b. 23 Dec 1920, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1992, General Hospital, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    +4. Kathleen Ellen Williscroft,   b. 13 Jan 1930, Langley, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 2005, North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Last Modified 25 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F730  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Jan 1879 - Georgetown, British Columbia, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLiving - 1880 - Cariboo, British Columbia, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 24 Jan 1883 - Port Simpson, British Columbia, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 31 Mar 1901 - Cassair, Port Simpson, British Columbia, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 12 Feb 1972 - 847 Matson Lodge, Bunsmuir Street, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Feb 1972 - Mount St Mary Private Hospital, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S90] The Family Tree of George Williscraft of Shankill, Ireland, (reviewed 1986).

    2. [S174] British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986, (Database with images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org).

    3. [S96] The Family Tree of Twilla and Doug Veysey, (3 Dec 1998).

    4. [S176] Pioneers of British Columbia pre 1900, Iline Gronlund, (British Columbia Geealogical Society, British Columbia), Page 32.

    5. [S95] Canadian Williscrofts, (16 Sep 1998).

    6. [S109] 1901 Census Canada,, ([database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006.), BC BURRARD (#1)/Cassiar (Skeena) c-13 Page 2/40.

    7. [S570] Alaska, Passenger and Crew Manifests, 1906-1981, ([database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014).

    8. [S174] British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986, (Database with images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org), Reg. Number: 1972-09-002563- B.C. Archives Microfilm Number: B13315- GSU Microfilm Number: 2034298.

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

    10. [S177] Henderson's British Columbia Gazetteer and Directory and Mining Companies for 1900-1901, (1900-1901), page 275.

    11. [S180] British Columbia Marriage Index, (British Columbia Vital Statistics Agency: P.O. Box 9657, Stn Prov Govt, Victoria, BC V8W 9P3).