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William Woolliscroft

William Woolliscroft

Male 1797 - 1847  (50 years)

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  • Name William Woolliscroft 
    Born 1797  Ipstones, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 5 May 1797  Ipstones, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Also Known As William Ford  [2
    Description he stands about 5 feet 9 inches high, round face, fair comlexion, and sandy wiskers, his hair is rather given to curling, and both his thumbs hurt by fighting, and on the right arm he is marked with the letter W.W. a half moon and six stars  [2
    Newspaper 12 Sep 1818  Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Two Guineas Reward
      Absconded, and left his wife and family chargeable to the townnship of Alton, near Cheadle, and county of Stafford, WILLIAM WOOLISCROFT, alias FORD, by trade a stone mason; had on, when he went away, a dark blue coat, and dark barracan trowsers; he stands about 5 feet 9 inches high, round face, fair comlexion, and sandy wiskers, his hair is rather given to curling, and both his thumbs hurt by fighting, and on the right arm he is marked with the letter W.W. a half moon and six stars. Whoever will bring the aforesaid William Wooliscroft alias Ford, to the Overseers of Alton aforesaid, or lodge him in any of his Majesty’s gaols, shall receive the above reward, and all reasonable expences paid.

      Staffordshire Advertiser 12 Sep 1818 p1
    William Wooliscroft alias Ford
    William Wooliscroft alias Ford
    Occupation
    • Stone Mason
    Died Jan 1847  Alton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried 21 Jan 1847  Alton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I822  Williscroft | Ford connection
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2017 

    Father Peter Woolliscroft,   b. 1760, Alstonefield, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1823, Ipstones, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Mother Mary Johnson,   b. 1762, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1842, Ipstones, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 24 Dec 1781  Ipstones, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F588  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ellen Wilson,   b. 1797, Alton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1865, Stafford, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 27 Sep 1814  Alton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Witnesses Sarah Wilson & ? Ford
    Residence 6 Jun 1841  Alton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
     1. Hannah Woolliscroft,   b. 1814, Alveton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1820, Alton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 6 years)
     2. Sarah Ford,   b. 1817, Alton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1891  (Age < 73 years)
     3. Paul Ford,   b. 1821, Alton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1858, Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
     4. Peter Woolliscroft,   b. 1822, Alveton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1852, Alton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
    +5. Mary Ford,   b. 1828, Alton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Ann Wooliscroft,   b. 1831, Alton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    +7. William Wooliscroft,   b. 1834, Alton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1873, Tamworth, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
     8. Eliza Ford,   b. 1837, Alton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1853, Alton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 16 years)
     9. John Ford,   b. 1840, Alton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1877, Derby, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
    Last Modified 25 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F64  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart