Bonaventure Wolverscroft

Bonaventure Wolverscroft

Male Abt 1618 - 1677  (~ 59 years)

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  • Name Bonaventure Wolverscroft 
    Born Abt 1618  Cauldon, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Also Known As Bonaventure Woolliscroft 
    Residence 22 Jul 1647  Cauldon, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • an appraiser of the inventory of Joan Wolverscroft his sister in law, the wife of Leonard
    Occupation 4 Jun 1648  Cauldon, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • a servant of William Laughterhouse and inherited his land in Cauldon, Staffordshire
    Residence 17 May 1649  Lichfield, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • executor of the will of William Laughtenhouse with his brother William. Sampson Finney was overseer
    Residence 1665  Cauldon, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • assessed for 1 hearth on the Hearth Tax Returns this year
    Residence 18 Jan 1669  Farley, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • an appraiser of hid brother William's estate.
    Residence 11 May 1669  Cauldon, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • According to the will of William of Farley ownership of the land left to their sister Ann in his will passes to Bonny for his natural life on her death.
    Residence 11 May 1669  Lichfield, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • awarded letters of Administration for the estate of his nephew William Wolverscroft of Cauldon.
    Last Will and Testament of William Willerscroft of Farley 1669
    Last Will and Testament of William Willerscroft of Farley 1669
    Transcription of the original document
    Residence 27 Feb 1673  Cauldon, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • appraiser of the goods of Thomas Finney´┐╝
    Occupation 20 May 1677  Cauldon, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Yeoman
    Will 20 May 1677  Cauldon, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Will mentions his nieces Mary and Elizabeth daughters of Roger. His grand children John and Elizabeth the children of William and Will, Bonaventure and Sara. Also refers to Bonaventure Radcliffe son of Will. Bonaventure's daughter married William Ratcliffe
    Last Will and Testament of Bonaventure Wolverscroft, 1677
    Last Will and Testament of Bonaventure Wolverscroft, 1677
    transcription of the original document
    Died Aug 1677  Cauldon, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • burial index has year as 1679 but the transcript in the LRO gives range of 1676-1679 taken from other records on the same page actual date is not recorded.
    Inventory 14 Aug 1677  Cauldon, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • appraisers: Christopher Johnson, William Woollescroft, William Hall and George Kent
    Probate 27 Sep 1677  Cauldon, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Sole executrix Mary Wolverscroft, his neice
    Person ID I790  Williscroft | The Alton Families
    Last Modified 17 Oct 2015 

    Father Alton Families Woolliscroft 
    Family ID F5087  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
    +1. William Woolliscroft,   b. Abt 1640, Cauldon, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1706, Cauldon, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years)
    +2. John Woolliscroft,   b. Abt 1645, Cauldon, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1701, Cauldon, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years)
    +3. Humphrey Woolliscroft,   b. Abt 1648, Cauldon, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1723, Alton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years)
    +4. Dorothy Wolverscroft,   b. Abt 1648, Cauldon, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2017 
    Family ID F4186  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1618 - Cauldon, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 22 Jul 1647 - Cauldon, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - 4 Jun 1648 - Cauldon, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 17 May 1649 - Lichfield, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1665 - Cauldon, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 18 Jan 1669 - Farley, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 11 May 1669 - Cauldon, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 11 May 1669 - Lichfield, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 27 Feb 1673 - Cauldon, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - 20 May 1677 - Cauldon, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - 20 May 1677 - Cauldon, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Aug 1677 - Cauldon, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsInventory - 14 Aug 1677 - Cauldon, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 27 Sep 1677 - Cauldon, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Last Will and Testament of Leonard Woolliscroft
    Last Will and Testament of Leonard Woolliscroft
    transcription of Leonard's will proved at the PCC in 1652, the will was originally proved at Lichfield in 1643

    Histories
    Bonaventure Wolverscroft c1618-1677
    Bonaventure Wolverscroft c1618-1677
    Life Story

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] Wills and Admons proved at the Bishops Court at Lichfield, Staffordshire.

    2. [S218] Hearth Tax Returns 1665-6, Staffordshire.

    3. [S10] Wills and Admons proved at the Bishops Court at Lichfield, Staffordshire, Calendar 3 1651 - 1700.