Margaret Ashcroft

Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Ashcroft was born in 1845, in Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Ashcroft, was 30 and her mother, Hannah Crawford, was 29. She had at least 3 sons with William Green. She lived in Alberta, Northwest Territories, Canada in 1901 and Cardston Alberta Temple, Cardston, Cardston, Alberta, Canada in 1906.

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Family Time Line

Margaret Ashcroft
William Green
Thomas William Green
Henry Victor Green
John Green

Spouse & Children



Parents & Siblings



  • Joseph Ashcroft


  • John Ashcroft


  • Female1845–Female

  • Abraham Ashcroft


  • James Ashcroft


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1850 · Industrial Revolution in Lancashire

Age 5

When the Industrial Revolution hit Lancashire, cotton mills started spring up everywhere. This helped the cotton industry to start booming even moreso in Lancashire.

Age 24

1878 · Bacup Natural History Society

Age 33

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.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Lancashire): topographic name from Middle English asche ‘ash tree’ + croft ‘enclosure’, or a habitational name from a minor place named with these elements.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Margaret Green in household of William Green, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Margaret Green in household of William Green, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Margaret Ashcroft in household of James A Ashcroft, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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