Amy Croft

Female5 October 1890–

Brief Life History of Amy

When Amy Croft was born on 5 October 1890, in Wilsford, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John William Croft, was 33 and her mother, Mary Ann West, was 33. She married William Hadfield on 18 May 1918, in Newton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. She lived in Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1939.

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William Hadfield
Amy Croft
Marriage: 18 May 1918

Sources (8)

  • Amy Croft in household of John William Croft, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Amy Croft, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"
  • Anne Croft, "England, Manchester, Parish Registers, 1603-1910"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 May 1918Newton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

    Age 11

    The East Lancashire Royal Engineers was a group of volunteers in a unit of Britian's Royal Engineers. They were started in Manchester in 1901. They fought on the western front during WWI and were part of the Dunkirk Evacuation during WWII.


    Age 18

    London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.


    Age 34

    First UK government led by the Labor party under Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of several places, for example in Lincolnshire, Lancashire, Herefordshire, and North Yorkshire, all named with Old English croft ‘small arable enclosure (normally adjoining a house)’, or a topographic name for someone who lived by a croft, from Middle English croft.

    English: possibly in some cases a variant of Craft 2.

    Americanized form of German, Danish, Swedish, or Jewish Kraft . Compare Kroft and Craft .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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