Thomas Ashcroft

1814–1874 (Age 59)
Pemberton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas

Thomas Ashcroft was born on 4 September 1814, in Pemberton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. He married Alice Green on 29 May 1843, in Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Lamberhead Green, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1871. He died in May 1874, in Pemberton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 59.

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Thomas Ashcroft
Alice Green
Marriage: 29 May 1843
Thomas Ascroft
Jane Ascroft
Mary Jane Ashcroft
Peter Ascroft
John Ascroft
Thomas Ashcroft
Edward Ashcroft
Jerusha Ascroft
Nehushla Ascroft
Emma Ashcroft
Alice Ascroft
Elizabeth Ascroft

Spouse & Children

29 May 1843
Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (6)


Age 1

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 11

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 16

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

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)

  • Thomas Ashcroft, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Thomas Ashcroft, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Thomas Ascroft in entry for Nehushla Ascroft, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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