Alice Hancock

3 November 1560–1630 (Age 69)
Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England

The Life of Alice

When Alice Hancock was born on 3 November 1560, in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England, her father, Richard Hancock, was 30 and her mother, Lea Isabell England, was 23. She married Rev. Dr. Walter Toldervey in 1583, in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She died in 1630, in England, at the age of 70, and was buried in Chelmsford, Essex, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Rev. Dr. Walter Toldervey
Alice Hancock
Marriage: 1583
Elizabeth Tolderby
Ursula Toldervey
Katherine Toldervey
Christopher Toldervey

Spouse and Children

Oxford, Oxfordshire, England



    Ursula Toldervey


    Katherine Toldervey


    Christopher Toldervey


Parents and Siblings


    Lea Isabell England




World Events (6)

1569 · State Lottery

Age 9

A State Lottery was recorded in 1569. The tickets were sold at St. Paul's Cathedral in London.
1571 · The Royal Exchange is Organized

Age 11

The Royal Exchange was organized in January 1571 by Sir Thomas Gresham. Gresham is known as the father of English banking.
1585 · The First English Colony is Established in America

Age 25

England established its first colony in North America in 1585 as a way to generate additional wealth. The colony was named Virginia, after the virgin Queen Elizabeth I.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Middle English personal name Hann + the hypocoristic suffix -cok, which was commonly added to personal names ( see Cocke ).2 Dutch: from Middle Dutch hanecoc ‘winkle’, ‘periwinkle’ (a type of shellfish), probably a metonymic occupational name for someone who gathered and sold shellfish.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alicia Hancocke, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Ancestry Family Trees
  • Ancestry Family Trees

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