William Winfred Woolliscroft

William Winfred Woolliscroft

Male 1872 - 1912  (39 years)

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  • Name William Winfred Woolliscroft  [1
    Born 4 Sep 1872  Crobrook, Audlem, Cheshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Smallpox Vaccination Record 1872
    Smallpox Vaccination Record 1872
    Christened 13 Oct 1872  Audlem, Cheshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • at the time his father was a house steward
    Christening Record 1872
    Christening Record 1872
    Gender Male 
    Note 21 Nov 1872  Wrenbury, Nantwich, Cheshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • vaccinated against smallpox
    Residence 3 Apr 1881  98 Sloane Street, Chelsea, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 5 Apr 1891  98 Sloane Street, Chelsea, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • medical student
    Newspaper 10 Feb 1893  London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • passed examination on ‘malaria medica and pharmacy’
    Graduation 31 May 1897  London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Graduated from medical school
    Note 1899  London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • initiated intp the Old Concorde Lodge of Freemasons
    Residence 1899  London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • medical practioner
    Residence 2 Jun 1900  Langman Hospital, Bloemfontein, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • appointed as civil surgeon previously he had been the Staff-surgeon at Charring Cross Hospital
    Residence 24 Nov 1900  South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • It was reported in the BMJ that William was returning to England
    Newspaper 8 Dec 1900  Plymouth, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    • arrived aboard the “Yorkshire” civil surgeon
    Residence 31 Mar 1901  90 Sloane Street, Chelsea, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    • Living with his widowed mother and brother.
    Military 13 May 1901  [15
    • awarded the South African Medal with three bars for his time at Langman’s Hospital
    Note Apr 1903  177-179 Foleshill Road, Coventry, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    • William was a registered director of “Woolliscroft Motor Company” William Allen Taylor and Francis Cecil Colliard . The company was dissolved on 27 Nov 1907
    Newspaper 10 Apr 1903  Coventry, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    • report of the Woolliscroft Motor Company
    Note Oct 1906  London School of Tropical Medicine,10 Eardley Crescent, Kensington, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    • William attended the School of Tropical Medicine between Oct and Dec 1906 (22 Session).
    Departure 27 Dec 1906  London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [19
    • sailed aboard Guelph heading for Lobito Bay. The final destination of the ship was South Africa and it was expected to take 49 days.
    Newspaper 20 Aug 1907  London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [20
    • notice appeared in the Times to say tha Woolliscroft Motor Company would be dissolved three months from the notice
    Newspaper 29 Nov 1907  London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [21
    • notice appeared in the Gazette to say the company was disolved.
    Note 1908  Portuguese East Africa (Mozambique) Find all individuals with events at this location  [22
    • whilst in Africa William carried out research into the Tsetse Fly and Sleeping Sickness. His work is mentioned on page 60 of Austen's book 'African Blood-Sucking Flies published in 1909.
    Arrival 15 Jul 1908  Southampton, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [23
    • arrived with his wife aboard the "Goth". They had joined the ship in Lobito Bay, Angola. The ship had se sail from Capetown.
    Occupation
    • Medical Practitioner/ District Medical Officer. South India Railway
    Residence 1909  Trichinopoli, India Find all individuals with events at this location  [24
    Residence 1910  Trichinopoli, India Find all individuals with events at this location  [25
    Residence 1910  Madras, Madras, India Find all individuals with events at this location  [26
    • subscriber to the Mythic Society
    Residence 1912  Trichinopoli, India Find all individuals with events at this location  [27
    Died 30 Apr 1912  Madras, Madras, India Find all individuals with events at this location  [28
    Buried 30 Apr 1912  St Mathias, Kilpauk, Madras, India Find all individuals with events at this location  [28
    Person ID I4751  Williscroft | The Alton Families
    Last Modified 8 Nov 2016 

    Father William Henry Woolliscroft,   b. 1840, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1899, Chelsea, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Mother Isabella Maria Cookson,   b. Abt 1840, Wilham, Cheshire, Cheshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1928, St John's Home, 32 Worple Road, Wimbledon, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 88 years) 
    Married 26 Apr 1871  St Peter, Eaton Square, Pimlico, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F943  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Emily Ida Sauber,   b. 3 Jul 1872, Kensington, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1970, 79 Northdown Park Road, Margate, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years) 
    Married 1905  Kensington, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Robert Woolliscroft,   b. 6 Oct 1906, 12 Sloane Square, Chelsea, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 6 Oct 1906, 12 Sloane Square, Chelsea, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 0 years)
     2. Ida Katie Isabella (Kitty) Woolliscroft,   b. 7 Nov 1909, India Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1990, Danepark Centre, Fairview Close, Cliftonville, Margate, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    Last Modified 20 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F907  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Sep 1872 - Crobrook, Audlem, Cheshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 13 Oct 1872 - Audlem, Cheshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - 10 Feb 1893 - London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsGraduation - 31 May 1897 - London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNote - 1899 - London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1899 - London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - 8 Dec 1900 - Plymouth, Devon, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNote - Apr 1903 - 177-179 Foleshill Road, Coventry, Warwickshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - 10 Apr 1903 - Coventry, Warwickshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeparture - 27 Dec 1906 - London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - 20 Aug 1907 - London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - 29 Nov 1907 - London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsArrival - 15 Jul 1908 - Southampton, Hampshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1909 - Trichinopoli, India Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1910 - Trichinopoli, India Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1910 - Madras, Madras, India Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1912 - Trichinopoli, India Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Apr 1912 - Madras, Madras, India Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 30 Apr 1912 - St Mathias, Kilpauk, Madras, India Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    William Winfred Woolliscroft 1872-1912
    William Winfred Woolliscroft 1872-1912

    Documents
    The London School of Tropical Medicine, Session 22, 1906
    The London School of Tropical Medicine, Session 22, 1906
    a group photograph of the students who attended Session 22 including William Winfred Woolliscroft.

    Histories
    William Winfred Woolliscroft MD, MRCS, 1872-1912
    William Winfred Woolliscroft MD, MRCS, 1872-1912
    The story of William's life and achievements. He was in South Africa during the Boer War. In 1902 was a director of 'Woolliscroft Motor Company' in Coventry. William also lived and worked in East Africa and Southern India.

  • Sources 
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    12. [S193] The British Medical Journal, 24 Nov 1900 p1541.

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