Alice Green

1818–1886 (Age 67)
Pemberton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Alice

When Alice Green was born on 20 April 1818, in Pemberton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Peter Green, was 27 and her mother, Jane Foxley, was 28. She married Thomas Ascroft on 29 May 1843, in Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Lamberhead Green, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1871. She died in March 1886, in Pemberton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 67, and was buried in Saint John, Pemberton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Alice Green
Thomas Ascroft
Marriage: 29 May 1843
Margaret Ascroft
Ellen Ascroft
Thomas Ashcroft
Peter Ascroft

Spouse & Children

  • Female1818–1886Female

  • Thomas Ascroft


29 May 1843
Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


  • Margaret Ascroft


  • Ellen Ascroft


  • Thomas Ashcroft


  • Peter Ascroft


Parents & Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 5

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1825 · Museum of Lancashire

Age 7

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.
1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842

Age 24

The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.

Name Meaning

1 English: one of the most common and widespread of English surnames, either a nickname for someone who was fond of dressing in this color (Old English grēne) or who had played the part of the ‘Green Man’ in the May Day celebrations, or a topographic name for someone who lived near a village green, Middle English grene (a transferred use of the color term). In North America this name has no doubt assimilated cognates from other European languages, notably German Grün ( see Gruen ).2 Jewish (American): Americanized form of German Grün or Yiddish Grin, Ashkenazic ornamental names meaning ‘green’ or a short form of any of the numerous compounds with this element.3 Irish: translation of various Gaelic surnames derived from glas ‘gray’, ‘green’, ‘blue’. See also Fahey .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Alice Ashcroft in household of Thomas Ashcroft, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Alice Green in household of Peter Green, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Alice Ascroft in household of Thos Ascroft, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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