William James Druce

1812–1871 (Age 58)
Merton, Surrey, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William James

When William James Druce was born on 14 February 1812, in Merton, Surrey, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Druce, was 32 and his mother, Sophia Bragg, was 21. He married Mary Mycock on 6 December 1836, in Eccles, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Rotherhithe, Surrey, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. He died after 1871, at the age of 60.

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William James Druce
Mary Mycock
Marriage: 6 December 1836
William Druce
Mary Ann Druce
Sarah A. Druce
Sarah Druce
Emma Druce
Edwin or Edward Druce
Maria Druce
Joseph Druce
Alice Druce

Spouse & Children

6 December 1836
Eccles, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (7)


Age 3

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1825 · Museum of Lancashire

Age 13

The Museum of Lancashire is located in the former courthouse of Preston in Lancashire, England. The building was designed by Thomas Rickman. Some the exhibits include Lancashire through the years, at work, at play, goes to war, and law and order. All depict different times and events in Lancashire county. The museum closed in 2015 and is now only opened for scheduled appointments.

Age 18

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Drewes .2 Possibly an altered spelling of Dutch and German Drewes .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • James Druce, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • James Druse in household of George James, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • James Druce, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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