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William Henry Williscroft

William Henry Williscroft

Male 1861 - 1936  (~ 75 years)

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  • Name William Henry Williscroft  [1
    Born Jan 1861  Saltash, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Christened 27 Jan 1861  Saltash Chapelry, Saltash, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Occupation
    • Policeman
    Residence 7 Apr 1861  Fore Street, Saltash, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 2 Apr 1871  Fore Street, Saltash, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Occupation 25 Oct 1880  London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • joined the Metropolitan Police warrant number 64998.
    Residence 23 Jun 1882  7 Suffolk Street, Poplar, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Residence 1 Sep 1883  160 Monies Road, Victoria Park, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Residence 13 May 1886  160 Monies Road, Victoria Park, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Retired 30 Oct 1905  London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • retired from the Metropolitan Police. Last posted to K Division as a PC
    Died Jun 1936  Romford, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 10
    Person ID I4799  Williscroft
    Last Modified 5 May 2016 

    Father William Williscroft,   b. 7 May 1830, St John's, Newfoundland, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1913, Saltash, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Mary Widdecombe,   b. 1831, Landrake, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1908, Bodmin, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 6 Sep 1851  St Stephen, Saltash, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F911  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Florence Rebecca Herring Soper,   b. 1859, Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1916, Romford, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 14 Mar 1880  Registry Office, Plymouth, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • The marriage was witnessed by Sally Soper and William Wills
    Residence 14 Mar 1880  12 Cambridge Street, Plymouth, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12
    Residence 5 Apr 1891  17 Bryant Street, West Ham, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Residence 31 Mar 1901  145 Tennyson Road, West Ham, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Residence 2 Apr 1911  24 Colchester Avenue, Manor Park, East Ham, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Children 
    +1. Florence Henrietta Williscroft,   b. 11 Sep 1880, Devonport, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1960, Ilford, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     2. John Herring Williscroft,   b. 6 Jun 1882, 7 Suffolk Street, Poplar, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 12 Jun 1882, Poplar, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. Edith Mabel Williscroft,   b. 1 Sep 1883, 160 Monies Road, Victoria Park, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1961, Ilford, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     4. William Williscroft,   b. 1886, Poplar, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1886, Poplar, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     5. Bertie Williscroft,   b. Nov 1887, West Ham, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1887, West Ham, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
    +6. Violet Winifred Williscroft,   b. 1889, Stratford, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1958, Ilford, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    +7. George Alfred R. Williscroft,   b. 4 Jun 1893, Stratford, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1954, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     8. Helen Dorothy Williscroft,   b. 10 Jul 1895, Stratford, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1973, Barking, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     9. Albert Edward Victor Williscroft,   b. 1901, West Ham, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1901, West Ham, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     10. Cecilia Audrey Williscroft,   b. 1904, West Ham, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 25 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F1341  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Jan 1861 - Saltash, Cornwall, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 14 Mar 1880 - 12 Cambridge Street, Plymouth, Devon, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - 25 Oct 1880 - London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 23 Jun 1882 - 7 Suffolk Street, Poplar, Middlesex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1 Sep 1883 - 160 Monies Road, Victoria Park, Middlesex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 13 May 1886 - 160 Monies Road, Victoria Park, Middlesex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 5 Apr 1891 - 17 Bryant Street, West Ham, Essex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 31 Mar 1901 - 145 Tennyson Road, West Ham, Essex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRetired - 30 Oct 1905 - London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 2 Apr 1911 - 24 Colchester Avenue, Manor Park, East Ham, Essex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Jun 1936 - Romford, Essex, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S16] England & Wales, Civil Registration Indexes., (General Register Office, Southport, England).

    2. [S185] Birth Registration Index, 1837-2006, England and Wales, (General Register Office, Southport, England), 1861 Mar WILLISCROFT William Henry WIDDECOMBE St Germans 5c 47-.

    3. [S249] Cornwall Online Parish Clerks (Genealogy), ([Database online] http://www.cornwall-opc.org/), Day Month 27-Jan-Year 1861-Parish Or Reg District Saltash Chapelry-Forename William Henry-Surname WILLISCROFT-Sex M-Father Forename William-Mother Forename Mary-Residence Saltash-Father Rank Profession Labourer.

    4. [S573] London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1916, ([database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010), MEPO 4/335/64998.

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

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

    7. [S307] The National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey,TW9 4DU , MEPO 4/335/64998.

    8. [S573] London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1916, ([database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010), Saint Saviour, Poplar, Register of baptisms, P88/SAV, Item 003.

    9. [S573] London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1916, ([database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010), Saint Mark, Victoria Park, Register of baptisms, P88/MRK, Item 013.

    10. [S432] England & Wales, Death Index, 1837- 2007, (General Register Office, Southport, England), aged 75.

    11. [S155] Marriage Certificate.

    12. [S393] England & Wales, Marriage Index, 1837- 2005, (General Register Office, Southport, England).

    13. [S20] 1891 England Census, ([database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005), RG12; Piece: 1312; Folio: 92; Page: 38; GSU roll: 6096422.

    14. [S21] 1901 England Census, ([database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005.), RG13; Piece: 1565; Folio: 77; Page: 12.

    15. [S22] 1911 England Census, ([database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011), RG14PN9587 RG78PN510B RD188 SD6 ED31 SN103.