John Wolstencroft

1880–
Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

When John Wolstencroft was born in 1880, in Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Wolstencroft, was 21 and his mother, Susannah Pickering, was 22. He lived in Cheetham Hill, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1881.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Wolstencroft
1859–1908
Susannah Pickering
1857–
John Wolstencroft
1880–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1881 · Manchester Regiment Formed
Age 1
On July 1, 1881, the Manchester Regiment, a line infantry regiment, was formed and activated. It stayed active until September 1, 1958.
1884
Age 4
Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1914
Age 34
Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Woolstencroft in Agden (Cheshire), which is named from the Old English personal name Wulfstān + croft ‘enclosure’.

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

Sources (3)

  • John Wolstencroft in household of Thomas Pickering, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Legacy NFS Source: John Wolstencroft - Government record: Census record: birth-name: John Wolstencroft
  • John Wolstencroft in household of Thomas Pickering, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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