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William Wooliscroft

William Wooliscroft

Male 1774 - 1841  (67 years)

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  • Name William Wooliscroft 
    William Woolliscroft 1771-1841
of Leek, Staffordshire
    William Woolliscroft 1771-1841 of Leek, Staffordshire
    Life Story
    Born 1774  Leek, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • year of birth from marriage entry
    Christened 22 Apr 1774  Leek, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1791  Rotherham, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • draper
    Residence 5 Apr 1797  Rotherham, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • a tenant of Robert Wilson
    Residence 5 Apr 1798  Rotherham, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • renting a house from Robert Wilson
    Residence 1799  Rotherham, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • a tenant of his wife!
    Residence 5 Apr 1799  Rawmarsh, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • a tenant of the rector Mr Drummond
    Residence 1805  High Street, Manchester, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Company located in Market Street, as R & W Woolliscroft, calico printers
    Holden's Triennial Directory 1805-1807
    Holden's Triennial Directory 1805-1807
    Newspaper 1 Nov 1806  Bridgewater Arms, Manchester, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • declared a bankrupt with his brother Robert. They were cotton manufacturers
    The London Gazette 1 Nov 1806
    The London Gazette 1 Nov 1806
    Newspaper 5 Nov 1806  Manchester, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • declared a bankrupt with his brother Robert. They were cotton manufacturers
    Trewman's Exeter Flying Post (Exeter, England), Thursday, November 6, 1806; Issue 2246.
    Trewman's Exeter Flying Post (Exeter, England), Thursday, November 6, 1806; Issue 2246.
    Newspaper Article
    Newspaper Article
    Note 9 Apr 1814  Manchester, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • bancruptcy hearing mentions 'for the life of Ann his wife, of, in, and to certain messuges, lands, tenements and hereditaments, situate ans being in the Countie of York: and also to authorisze and empoer that the said assignees to adjust, liquidate, compou
    London Gazette Issue 16924 published on the 9 August 1814. Page 16 of 24
    London Gazette Issue 16924 published on the 9 August 1814. Page 16 of 24
    Residence 12 Nov 1816  St Margaret, Westminster, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • when he applied for administration of his fathers estate
    Note 2 Jun 1817  Doncaster, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • named in his wifes will
    Newspaper 11 Oct 1817  Manchester, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • reported in the ‘New Monthly Magazine that dividends had been paid fror Robert & William.
    Occupation
    • draper/cotton manufacturer
    Died Aug 1841  Workhouse, Manchester, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Buried 11 Aug 1841  Manchester Cathedral, Victoria Street, Manchester, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [13, 14
    Notes 
    • Gazette 1814
      The Creditors who have proved their debts under a com-mission of Bankrupt award and issued forth against Robert Woolliscroft and William Woolliscroft, both of Man - chester, in the County of Lancashire, Cotton Manufactures, Dealers, Chapmen and Copartners, Bankrupts, are desired to meet the Assignees of the estate and effects of the said Bank - rupts, on the 16th Day of September next, at Four O’Clock in the Afternoon, at the Star Inn, im Manchester aforesaid, to authorize and empower the Assignees of the estate and effects of the said Bankrupts, to sell and dispose of, to any person or persons whomsoever, and either by public auction or private contract, and for such sum and sums of money, and payable at such time or times, and in such manner as the said Assign- nees may think proper and shall be able to obtain for the same, the estate and interest of the said Bankrupt William Woollis- croft, for the life of Ann his wife, of, in, and to certain messuages, lands, tenements and hereditaments, situate, and being in the County of York; and also authorize and empower the said Assignees to adjust, liquidate, compound for, receive and settle the rents due, and to become due to the said Assignees, in respect of the said premises, or any part thereof, or any matter, cause, or thing, in any wise relating to the said premises.
    Person ID I895  Williscroft | The Alton Families, The Woolliscroft families living in Leek, Staffordshire in the 1700's
    Last Modified 5 Jun 2016 

    Father Thomas Woolliscroft,   b. 1733, Doveridge, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1812, Leek, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Elleanor Smith,   b. 1736, Leek, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1815, Stockwell Street, Leek, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 21 Apr 1767  Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F9889  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ann Kay,   b. 1751, Ecclesfield, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1823, Doncaster, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 25 Sep 1797  Scarborough, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 15, 16
    Notes 
    • Name: William Woolliscroft
      Birth Date: 1771
      Age: 26
      Spouse's Name:
      Ann Kay
      Spouse's Birth Date: 1776
      Spouse's Age: 21
      Event Date: 19 Sep 1797
      Event Place: Scarborough, York, England

      Note* Ann’s age is given incorrectly on the marriage record, her year of birth was 1751. She was twenty years older than William (JLD) [15]
    Last Modified 25 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F133  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1774 - Leek, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 22 Apr 1774 - Leek, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1791 - Rotherham, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 5 Apr 1797 - Rotherham, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Sep 1797 - Scarborough, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 5 Apr 1798 - Rotherham, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1799 - Rotherham, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1805 - High Street, Manchester, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - 1 Nov 1806 - Bridgewater Arms, Manchester, Lancashire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - 5 Nov 1806 - Manchester, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNote - 9 Apr 1814 - Manchester, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNote - 2 Jun 1817 - Doncaster, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - 11 Oct 1817 - Manchester, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 11 Aug 1841 - Manchester Cathedral, Victoria Street, Manchester, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents 2 Documents

  • Sources 
    1. [S392] England Marriages, 1538–1973; Index, (FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org)-).

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

    3. [S529] The Universal British Directory, 1791, Vol IV, No. 55, p361.

    4. [S478] West Yorkshire, Land Tax, 1703–1932, (West Yorkshire Archive Service, Wakefield, England), QE13/16/34.

    5. [S478] West Yorkshire, Land Tax, 1703–1932, (West Yorkshire Archive Service, Wakefield, England), QE13/16/33.

    6. [S568] Holden's Triennial Directory 1805-1807, (Holden, W, London, England, 1805-1807, Vol 1&2).

    7. [S88] The London Gazette, ([database online] https://www.thegazette.co.uk/), Gazette Issue 15971 published on the 1 November 1806. Page 7 of 12.

    8. [S474] British Newspaper Archive, Trewman's Exeter Flying Post (Exeter, England), Thursday, November 6, 1806; Issue 2246.

    9. [S88] The London Gazette, ([database online] https://www.thegazette.co.uk/), Gazette Issue 16924 published on the 9 August 1814. Page 16 of 24.

    10. [S10] Wills and Admons proved at the Bishops Court at Lichfield, Staffordshire, Thomas Woolliscroft 16 Nov 1816.

    11. [S546] Prerogative & Exchequer Courts of York Probate Index, 1688-1858, Ann Wolliscroft, Doncaster, July 1823.

    12. [S527] The New Monthly Magazine, Vol VIII: p281, (Colburn, London, 1817).

    13. [S157] Manchester, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1985, ([database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013).

    14. [S296] Lancashire Birth, Deaths, Marriages, ((database online) http://www.lancashirebmd.org.uk/index.php), Market Street Archives+, Manchester Central Library MST/11/381.

    15. [S31] Family History Resource File: Vital Record Index: British Isles, (1998).

    16. [S12] Newspaper Article, Manchester Mercury 03 October 1797, p4.