Joseph Wolstencroft

14 April 1859–6 August 1908 (Age 49)
Newton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Wolstencroft was born on 14 April 1859, in Newton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Hunter Wolstencroft, was 33 and his mother, Mary Whitworth, was 34. He married Susannah Pickering on 7 June 1879, in Denton Christ Church, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 6 August 1908, in Manchester, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 49.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Wolstencroft
Susannah Pickering
Marriage: 7 June 1879
John Wolstencroft

Spouse and Children

7 June 1879
Denton Christ Church, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


Parents and Siblings

    William Hunter Wolstencroft


    Mary Whitworth




    James Charles Wolstencroft


    William Henry Wolstencroft


    Handel Wolstencroft


    Sarah Jane Wolstencroft


    John Thomas Wolstencroft


+6 More Children

World Events (4)

1878 · Bacup Natural History Society

Age 19

The Bacup Natural History Society was established in 1878 in Lancashire. It holds a collection of over 4,000 photos, slides, and documents. It holds many different artifacts from military to fossils.

Age 25

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

Age 42

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.

Name Meaning

English: locative name from Woolstencroft in Agden (Cheshire).

Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph Wolstencroft in household of Willm H Wolstencroft, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Joseph Wolstencroft in household of William H Wolstencroft, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Joseph Wholstencroft, "England, Lancashire, Cheshire, Yorkshire, Parish Registers, 1603-1910"

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