Alice Howcroft

16 January 1810–30 June 1827
Little Lever, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Alice

When Alice Howcroft was born on 16 January 1810, in Little Lever, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Howcroft, was 44 and her mother, Alice Nicholson, was 44. She was buried in Deane, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom.

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William Howcroft
Alice Nicholson
Ellen Howcroft
Joseph Howcroft
Jenny Howcroft
James Howcroft
Mary Howcroft
Peter Howcroft
Ralph Howcroft
Alice Howcroft
John Howcroft
Alice Howcroft
Hannah Howcroft

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World Events (3)


Age 5

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Age 13

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

Age 15

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.

Name Meaning

English (mainly south Lancashire): habitational name from some place named as a smallholding ( see Croft ) on the spur of a hill ( see Huff ), e.g. Howcroft in Rimington, West Yorkshire.

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

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  • Alice Holcroft, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Alice Howcroft, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"
  • Alice Holcroft, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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