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Robert Woolliscroft

Robert Woolliscroft

Male 1770 - 1852  (82 years)

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  • Name Robert Woolliscroft 
    Robert Woolliscroft 1771-1852 
of Leek, Staffordshire
    Robert Woolliscroft 1771-1852 of Leek, Staffordshire
    Life Story
    Born 1770  Leek, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • aged 60 on 1841 census
    Gender Male 
    Residence 5 Apr 1799  Rotherham, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • A tenant of Robert Wilson
    Newspaper 9 Apr 1799  Rotherham, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • London Gazette: 9 April 1799 Issue 15123 Page 337
      Notice is herby given, that the Partnership lately subsisting between Robert Woolliscroft and Robert Hampson, both of Rotherham, in the County of York, Mercers and Drapers, was Dissolved by mutual Consent on the 5th Day of January last. All Persons having any Demands on the said Partnership are requested to bring in their Accounts to the said Rober Hampson, who will discharge the same, and to whom all outstanding Debts due to the said Partnership are to be paid.
      Robert Wolliscroft
      Robert Hampson

    Residence 1805  Market Street, Manchester, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Company located in Market Street, as R & W Woolliscroft, calico printers
    Holden's Triennial Directory 1805-1807
    Holden's Triennial Directory 1805-1807
    Newspaper 5 Nov 1806  Manchester, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • declared a bankrupt with William Wolliscroft. 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.
    The London Gazette 1 Nov 1806
    The London Gazette 1 Nov 1806
    Newspaper Article
    Newspaper Article
    Newspaper 4 Nov 1807  Manchester, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    • dividends announced in the Universal Magazine
    Newspaper 9 Aug 1814  Manchester, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    The London Gazette, 9 Aug 1814
    The London Gazette, 9 Aug 1814
    Copy of original article.
    Newspaper 11 Oct 1817  Manchester, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • reported in the ‘New Monthly Magazine that dividends had been paid fror Robert & William.
    Residence 1825  20 Richmond Street, Manchester, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • salesman
    Occupation 6 Jun 1841  Bolton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • book keeper
    Residence 6 Jun 1841  Bridge Street, Little Bolton, Bolton, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • Francis Caruthers aged 55 and a traveller from Scotlan was staying on census night. Possibly Mary's brother. Thomas Pearson the couple's grandson aged 11 was also in the household
    Occupation 30 Mar 1851  70 Walter Street, Manchester, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • book keeper
    Died Mar 1852  Market Street, Manchester, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Person ID I896  Williscroft | The Alton Families, The Woolliscroft families living in Leek, Staffordshire in the 1700's
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2015 

    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 Mary Carruthers,   b. 1774, Quorne, Dumfrieshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1853, Market Street, Manchester, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Residence Between 1801 and 1821  Windmill, Annan, Dumfries, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Dumfries: Annan - Parish Censuses 1801-1821 Marriages Population of the Parish of Annan Windmill County: Dumfries Country: Scotland 269 Mr & Mrs Wooliscroft Grace, Helen, maid
    Married 17 Dec 1801  Braes, Annan, Dumfries, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [14, 15
    Robert Woolliscroft & Mary Carruthers
    Robert Woolliscroft & Mary Carruthers
    Report of the couples marriage
    Marriage Report 1802
    Marriage Report 1802
    Report of the Robert & Mary's marriage from the Lancashire newspaper
    Annan Bridge, Dumfries, Scotland
    Annan Bridge, Dumfries, Scotland
    The place where Robert and Mary married in 1802
    Residence 30 Mar 1851  70 Walter Street, Manchester, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • Lodgers at the home of Edward Marrow, Tailor
    Children 
    +1. Grace Woolliscroft,   b. 1803, Leek, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Ellen Woolliscroft,   b. 1806, Leek, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1837, Berwick Street, Chorlton, Manchester, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
    Last Modified 25 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F560  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1770 - Leek, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 5 Apr 1799 - Rotherham, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - 9 Apr 1799 - Rotherham, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Dec 1801 - Braes, Annan, Dumfries, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - 5 Nov 1806 - Manchester, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - 4 Nov 1807 - Manchester, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - 9 Aug 1814 - Manchester, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper - 11 Oct 1817 - Manchester, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1825 - 20 Richmond Street, Manchester, Lancashire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - 6 Jun 1841 - Bolton, Lancashire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - 30 Mar 1851 - 70 Walter Street, Manchester, Lancashire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 30 Mar 1851 - 70 Walter Street, Manchester, Lancashire Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    The Morning Chronicle, November 5, 1806
    The Morning Chronicle, November 5, 1806

  • Sources 
    1. [S13] 1841 England Census, (Ancestry.com [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2010.), HO107/536/9/18/34/21/2.

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

    3. [S88] The London Gazette, ([database online] https://www.thegazette.co.uk/), London Gazette: 9 April 1799 Issue 15123 Page 337.

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

    5. [S474] British Newspaper Archive, The Morning Chronicle (London, England), Wednesday, November 5, 1806; Issue 11691.

    6. [S565] The Universal Magazine (Google eBook), (London), Vol 8, Jul-Dec 1807, p376.

    7. [S566] The New Monthly Magazine, (Phillips, London, 1807 (Google eBook)).

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

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

    10. [S144] History, Directory, and Gazetteer, of the County Palatine of Lancaster; with a Variety of Commercial & Statistical Information. Volumes I-II., (Wm. Wales & Co., Liverpool, 1824-25), Vol 2 p.286.

    11. [S13] 1841 England Census, (Ancestry.com [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2010.), Class: HO107; Piece: 536; Book: 9; Civil Parish: Bolton Le Moors; County: Lancashire; Enumeration District: 18; Folio: 34; Page: 21; Line: 1; GSU roll: 306920.

    12. [S14] 1851 England Census , ([database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005.), Class: HO107; Piece: 2228; Folio: 18; Page: 28.

    13. [S296] Lancashire Birth, Deaths, Marriages, ((database online) http://www.lancashirebmd.org.uk/index.php), Market Street Archives, Manchester Central Library MST/41/254.

    14. [S474] British Newspaper Archive, The Lancaster Gazetteer: and General Advertiser, for Lancashire, Westmorland, &c. (Lancaster, England), Saturday, January 09, 1802; Issue 30.

    15. [S474] British Newspaper Archive, Carlisle Journal 02 January 1802,p3 .