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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Family Time Line

Thomas Ashcroft
1814–1874
Alice Green
1818–1886
Marriage: 29 May 1843
Thomas Ascroft
1843–1870
Jane Ascroft
1846–1931
Mary Jane Ashcroft
1845–1873
Peter Ascroft
1848–1925
John Ascroft
1850–1890
Thomas Ashcroft
1850–1850
Edward Ashcroft
1852–
Jerusha Ascroft
1852–1897
Nehushla Ascroft
1852–
Emma Ashcroft
1853–
Alice Ascroft
1855–1897
Elizabeth Ascroft
1860–1862

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
29 May 1843
Wigan, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
children

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (6)

1815

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.
1830

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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