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George Williscroft

George Williscroft

Male Abt 1771 - 1831  (~ 60 years)

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  • Name George Williscroft 
    The descendants of William Williscraft of Ireland
    The descendants of William Williscraft of Ireland
    Some notes on William's possible grandsons. William who emigrated to Canada in 1828 and George who remained in Ireland.
    Born Abt 1771  Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Note 8 Jun 1808  Armagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • George was a member of Cappagh Lodge of Freemasons.
    Residence 5 Jul 1812  St Hellier, Jersey, Channel Islands Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • George was living in Jersey with his wife Mary when their daughter Elizabeth was christened. George was a trooper in the Army.
    Note 11 Jul 1822  Banagher, County Offaly, Eire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • a member of the Banagher Lodge of freemasons in the summer of 1822
    Occupation
    • reedmaker/agent
    Occupation 1829  High Street, Portadown, Armagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • innkeeper
    Residence 1829  High Street, Portadown, Armagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • George is named in a list of people assessed for rates taken in 1829. The list was reproduced in the ‘Portadown Times’ newspaper in 1925
    Died 1831  Lurgen Green (Church Place), Lurgen, Armagh, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Probate 6 Jul 1831  Portadown, Armagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Association Alexander Williscroft (Relationship: father/son) 
    Person ID I7537  Williscroft | The descendants of William Williscroft and Jane Cowan
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2017 

    Father George Williscraft,   b. 1714, Drogheda, Louth, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1795, Lurgen, Armagh, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Mary Carlan,   b. Abt 1740, Shankill, Lurgen, Armagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1808, Tullylish, County Down, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Married 5 Nov 1760  Christ Church, Shankill, Lurgen, Armagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F159  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary (Williscraft) 
    Children 
    +1. Jane Williscroft,   b. 1793, Dublin, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1867, Chester, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    +2. Joseph Williscroft,   b. Abt 1800, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Catherine Williscroft,   b. Abt 1810, Armagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location
    +4. Elizabeth Williscroft,   b. 1812, St Hellier, Jersey, Channel Islands Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1877, Manchester, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     5. Mary Williscroft,   b. 1816, Armagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1864, Manchester, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
    Last Modified 25 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F5196  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1771 - Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNote - 8 Jun 1808 - Armagh, Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 5 Jul 1812 - St Hellier, Jersey, Channel Islands Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1831 - Lurgen Green (Church Place), Lurgen, Armagh, Northern Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 6 Jul 1831 - Portadown, Armagh, Ireland Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S832] Ireland, Grand Lodge of Freemasons of Ireland Membership Registers, 1733-1923, ([database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015).

    2. [S878] Jersey, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1540-1812, ([database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2016.), Jersey Heritage; St Helier, Jersery; Jersey Parish Registers; Reference Number: G/C/03/A6/2.

    3. [S832] Ireland, Grand Lodge of Freemasons of Ireland Membership Registers, 1733-1923, ([database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015), Membership Registers; Volume Number: Volume II.

    4. [S12] Newspaper Article, Portadown Times 27 March 1925, p6.

    5. [S12] Newspaper Article, Portadown Times 03 April 1925, p3.

    6. [S695] Ireland Diocesan and Prerogative Wills & Administrations indexes 1595-1858, ((database online) findmypast.co.uk).