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James Williscroft

James Williscroft

Male 1614 - 1676  (62 years)

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  • Name James Williscroft  [1
    Born 1614  Stone, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 3 Apr 1614  St Michael, Stone, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Also Known As Jacobus Willescroft 
    Note 10 Mar 1659  Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • James is named in his brother Thomas’ will.
    Residence 29 Sep 1665  Coton, Milwich, Staffordshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Hearth Tax returns
    Died Jan 1676  Milwich, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried 23 Jan 1677  Milwich, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    • OD 1676
    Person ID I7907  Williscroft | The descendants of William Wollascroft of Podmore, Staffordshire
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2016 

    Father John (Johanis) Williscrofte,   b. Abt 1565, Stone, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1659  (Age ~ 93 years) 
    Mother Margery Asburye,   b. 1578, Stone, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1635, Aston by Stone, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 2 Feb 1598/9  St Michael, Stone, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2863  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Joanna Wright,   b. 1623, Milwich, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1652, Milwich, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years) 
    Married 4 Nov 1640  Milwich, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. Margreta Willowescroft,   b. 1642, Milwich, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1654/5, Milwich, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 13 years)
     2. Alicia Willowescroft,   b. 1644, Milwich, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1656, Milwich, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 12 years)
     3. Anna Willowescroft,   b. 1646, Milwich, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1650, Milwich, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 4 years)
    +4. John Willascroft,   b. 1648, Milwich, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1719, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     5. Anna Willowescroft,   b. 1652, Milwich, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 25 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F1938  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1614 - Stone, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNote - 10 Mar 1659 - Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 29 Sep 1665 - Coton, Milwich, Staffordshire Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    The Will of Thomas Williscroft 1659
    The Will of Thomas Williscroft 1659
    Transcription of the original document

  • Sources 
    1. [S31] Family History Resource File: Vital Record Index: British Isles, (1998), FHL Film 1278870.

    2. [S291] The will of Thomas Willascroft of Aston, Stone, Staffordshire, (20 June 1659).

    3. [S9] Staffordshire Parish Records, ( Stafford Record Office, Eastgate Street, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST16 2LZ, England), Milwich Parish Records.

    4. [S28] National Burial Index for England and Wales, (FamilySearch 2001), Staffordshire.

    5. [S187] FreeReg (UK), ([database online] www.freereg.org.uk).

    6. [S364] Staffordshire banns, (findmypast.co.uk), D917/1/1-Page 54.