John Thomas Bancroft

1 December 1870–1954 (Age 83)
Thornton, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John Thomas

When John Thomas Bancroft was born on 1 December 1870, in Thornton, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Bancroft, was 25 and his mother, Elizabeth Chiswell, was 18. He married Emma Farmer in 1887, in Lutterworth, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died in 1954, in Market Bosworth, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 84, and was buried in Thornton, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

John Thomas Bancroft
1870–1954
Emma Farmer
1874–1962
Marriage: 1887
Ethel Alice Bancroft
1898–
John Alfred Bancroft
1900–1967
Frederick Bancroft
1902–1990
Wilfred Bancroft
1905–1987
Ida Bancroft
1907–1908

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1887
Lutterworth, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Bancroft

    Male1845–1914Male

    Elizabeth Chiswell

    Female1852–1928Female

siblings

(15)

+10 More Children

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 10

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 14

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 34

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various minor places called Bancroft, from Old English bēan ‘beans’ (a collective singular) + croft ‘paddock’, ‘smallholding’.

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

Sources (3)

  • John T Bancroft in household of Thomas Bancroft, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • John T Bancroft in household of Thomas Bancroft, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • John T Bancroft in household of Thomas Bancroft, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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