Jane Ascroft

1846–1931 (Age 85)
Pemberton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Jane

When Jane Ascroft was born about 1846, in Pemberton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Ashcroft, was 32 and her mother, Alice Green, was 28. She lived in Lamberhead Green, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1871. She died on 28 January 1931, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Ashcroft
1814–1874
Alice Green
1818–1886
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

Parents & Siblings

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World Events (8)

1850 · Industrial Revolution in Lancashire

Age 4

When the Industrial Revolution hit Lancashire, cotton mills started spring up everywhere. This helped the cotton industry to start booming even moreso in Lancashire.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 8

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1878 · Bacup Natural History Society

Age 32

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)

  • Jane Ashcroft in household of Thomas Ashcroft, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Mary Jane Ashcroft in household of Thomas Ashcroft, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • 1861 England Census

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