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  • Name John Bancroft  [2, 3
    Born 4 May 1799  Glossop, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Christened 2 Jun 1799  Saint Mary's Independent Church, Glossop, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender Male 
    Census 6 Jun 1841  Middlewich, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    England 
    Occupation 6 Jun 1841  Middlewich, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Gamekeeper 
    Residence 6 Jun 1841  Middlewich, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Stanthorne 
    Census 30 Mar 1851  Stanthorne, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    England 
    Occupation 30 Mar 1851  Stanthorne, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Farmer of 5 Acres 
    Residence 30 Mar 1851  Stanthorne, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Stanthorne 
    Occupation 14 Nov 1853  [3
    Farmer 
    Census 2 Apr 1871  Stanthorne, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    England 
    Occupation 2 Apr 1871  Stanthorne, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Farm Bailiff 
    Census 3 Apr 1881  Stanthorne, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    England 
    Occupation 3 Apr 1881  Stanthorne, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Retired Game Keeper 
    Registration Between 1 Jul 1883 and 30 Sep 1883  Hayfield, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Death Registration 
    • Volume 7b, Page 406
    Died 15 Aug 1883  Charlesworth, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
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    Person ID I81740  The Williams Family Tree
    Last Modified 11 Jan 2017 

    Father Ralph Bancroft
              b. 1759, Mellor, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 3 Feb 1823  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother Sarah Thornley
              b. Abt 1760, Stockport, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 14 Jan 1830  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Married 4 Mar 1783  Parish Church of Glossop, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Family ID F25879  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Peninnah Jackson
              b. 9 Dec 1800, Glossop, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 7 Aug 1889, Charlesworth, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 4 Aug 1823  Glossop, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Children 
     1. Sarah Bancroft
              b. 10 Feb 1824, Glossop, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 24 Mar 1907  (Age 83 years)
     2. Ralph Bancroft
              b. 1826
              d. 1827  (Age 1 years)
     3. Joseph Bancroft
              b. Abt 1828
              d. 1894, Bingara, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years)
     4. Martha Bancroft
              b. 1829, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1829, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     5. Thomas Bancroft
              b. 5 Feb 1830, Middlewich, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1 Dec 1874, Middlewich, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
     6. Mary Bancroft
              b. 11 Mar 1832, Wimboldsley, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 4 Apr 1896, Middlewich, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     7. Arthur Bancroft
              b. Abt 1835
              d. 1916  (Age ~ 81 years)
     8. John Bancroft
              b. 1838, Middlewich, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 19 Jul 1839, Middlewich, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     9. Martha Peninnah Bancroft
              b. 1841, Stanthorne, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 17 May 2015 
    Family ID F23930  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 May 1799 - Glossop, Derbyshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Aug 1823 - Glossop, Derbyshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 6 Jun 1841 - Middlewich, Cheshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Gamekeeper - 6 Jun 1841 - Middlewich, Cheshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Stanthorne - 6 Jun 1841 - Middlewich, Cheshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 30 Mar 1851 - Stanthorne, Cheshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer of 5 Acres - 30 Mar 1851 - Stanthorne, Cheshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Stanthorne - 30 Mar 1851 - Stanthorne, Cheshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 2 Apr 1871 - Stanthorne, Cheshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farm Bailiff - 2 Apr 1871 - Stanthorne, Cheshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 3 Apr 1881 - Stanthorne, Cheshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Retired Game Keeper - 3 Apr 1881 - Stanthorne, Cheshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - Death Registration - Between 1 Jul 1883 and 30 Sep 1883 - Hayfield, Derbyshire, England Link to Google Earth
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  • BMD Certificates
    Marriage Certificate for Thomas BANCROFT and Lucy TRELFA (26323)
    Marriage Certificate for Thomas BANCROFT and Lucy TRELFA (26323)

  • Notes 
    • From the 1841 England Census for Middlewich, Cheshire (HO107 Piece 121 Book 14 Folio 4 Page 11) John, 40, Gamekeeper, was with his wife Peninah, 40, in Stanthorne, Cheshire, England. With them were their children Joseph, 13, Thomas, 11, Mary, 9, and Arthur, 6. Everyone was recorded as having been born in Cheshire.

      From the 1851 England Census for Stanthorne, Cheshire (HO107 Piece 2166 Folio 294 Page 9) John, 51, Farmer of 5 acres from Glossop, Derbyshire, was with his wife Peninnah, 50, from Glossop, Derbyshire, in Stanthorne, Cheshire, England. With them were their children Joseph, 23, born Stanthorne, Cheshire, and Martha, 9, Scholar, born Stanthorne, Cheshire. Visiting the family was Charles Bancroft, 9, Scholar born Stanthorne, Cheshire.

      From the 1861 England Census for Stanthorne, Cheshire (RG9 Piece 2607 Folio 127 Page 1) John, 61, Gamekeeper from Glossop, Cheshire, was with his wife Peninnah, 60, from Glossop, Cheshire, and married daughter Martha Gresty, 20, Dressmaker born Stanthorne, Cheshire, at Lea Head, Stanthorne, Cheshire, England.

      From the 1871 England Census for Stanthorne, Cheshire (RG10 Piece 3700 Folio 163 Page 7) John, 72, Farm Bailiff from Glossop, Derbyshire, was with his wife Peninnah, 70, from Glossop, Derbyshire, and son Thomas, widower, 40, Gamekeeper born Middlewich, Cheshire.

      From the 1881 England Census for Stanthorne, Cheshire (RG11 Piece 3531 Folio 77A Page 7) John, 82, Retired Game Keeper from Glossop, Derbyshire, was with his wife Peninnah, 80, from Glossop, Derbyshire, and grandson John, 12, born Middlewich, Cheshire, in Stanthorne, Cheshire, England.

  • Sources 
    1. [S9808] TAG 2 [Marriage Information (Registration, Banns, Certificate)], accessed 3 Feb 2016), Previously TAG 2 records. (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S9366] England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977, ((familysearcg.org)), accessed 17 May 2015), Baptism for Sarah BANCROFT (91262); 7 Feb 1825: Glossop, Derbyshire, England. (Reliability: 3), 17 May 2015.
      Name:Sarah Bancroft
      Event Type:Baptism
      Birth Date:
      Birthplace:
      Christening Date:07 Feb 1825
      Christening Place:Glossop, Derbyshire
      Marriage Date:
      Marriage Place:
      Death Date:
      Death Place:
      Burial Date:
      Burial Place:
      Father's Name:John Bancroft
      Mother's Name:Peninah Jackson
      Affiliate Publication Number:RG4_0703
      Citing this Record:
      "England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F7MV-MM9 : accessed 17 May 2015), Sarah Bancroft, 07 Feb 1825, Baptism; citing p. 104, Glossop, Derbyshire, record group RG4, Public Record Office, London.

    3. [S9591] England, Lancashire, Cheshire, Yorkshire, Parish Registers, accessed 17 May 2015), Marriage for Thomas BANCROFT and Lucy TRELFA (26323); 14 Nov 1853: St Thomas, Ardwick, Lancashire, England. (Reliability: 3), 17 May 2015.
      Name:Thomas Bancroft
      Event Type:Marriage
      Event Date:14 Nov 1853
      Event Place:St Thomas, Ardwick, Lancashire, England
      Gender:Male
      Age:
      Marital Status:Single
      Birth Year (Estimated):
      Father's Name:John Bancroft
      Mother's Name:
      Spouse's Name:Lucy Trelfa
      Spouse's Age:
      Spouse's Marital Status:Single
      Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated):
      Spouse's Father's Name:Richard Trelfa
      Spouse's Mother's Name:
      GS Film number:
      Digital Folder Number:004498989
      Image Number:00148
      Citing this Record:
      "England, Lancashire, Cheshire, Yorkshire, Parish Registers, 1603-1910," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:233R-1ZG : accessed 17 May 2015), Thomas Bancroft and Lucy Trelfa, 14 Nov 1853, Marriage; citing St Thomas, Ardwick, Lancashire, England, Archives Central Library, Manchester; FHL microfilm .

    4. [S8511] England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ((http://www.familysearch.org)), accessed 22 Feb 2015), entry for John BANCROFT, person ID 81740; 2 Jun 1799; Saint Mary's Independent, Glossop, Derbyshire, England. (Reliability: 3), 22 Feb 2015.
      Name: John Banckcroft
      Gender: Male
      Christening Date: 02 Jun 1799
      Christening Place: SAINT MARYS-INDEPENDENT,GLOSSOP,DERBY,ENGLAND
      Birth Date: 04 May 1799
      Birthplace:
      Death Date:
      Name Note:
      Race:
      Father's Name: Ralph Banckcroft
      Father's Birthplace:
      Father's Age:
      Mother's Name: Sarah
      Mother's Birthplace:
      Mother's Age:
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C06672-2
      System Origin: England-ODM
      GS Film number: 0590682 (RG4 703)
      Reference ID:
      Citing this Record:
      "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NYR1-ZJM : accessed 22 February 2015), John Banckcroft, 02 Jun 1799; citing , reference ; FHL microfilm 0590682 (RG4 703).

    5. [S9423] 1841 England Census for Cheshire, England. Cheshire., ( Ancestry . http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=8978 : n.d.), Middlewich, folio 4, page 11; digital images, \i Ancestry\i0  (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=8978 : accessed 22 Feb 2015); citing PRO HO 107/121/14 (Reliability: 3), 22 Feb 2015.
      1841 England Census data extracted from Ancestry Records 22/2/2015

      HO107 Piece 121 Book 14 Folio 4 Page 11

      Information for John BANCROFT

      Age: 40
      Estimated birth year: abt 1801
      Gender: Male
      Where born: Cheshire, England
      Civil Parish: Davenham
      Hundred: Northwich
      County/Island: Cheshire
      Country: England
      Registration district: Northwich
      Sub-registration district: Middlewich
      Piece: 121
      Book: 14
      Folio: 4
      Page Number: 11
      Household Members:
      John BANCROFT: Age 40 (1801)
      Peninah BANCROFT: Age 40 (1801)
      Joseph BANCROFT: Age 13 (1828)
      Thomas BANCROFT: Age 11 (1830)
      Mary BANCROFT: Age 9 (1832)
      Arthur BANCROFT: Age 6 (1835)
      HO107 Piece 121 Book 14 Folio 4 Page 11

    6. [S9379] 1851 England Census for Cheshire, England. Cheshire., ( Ancestry . http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=8860 : n.d.), Stanthorne, folio 294, page 9; digital images, \i Ancestry\i0  (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=8860 : accessed 22 Feb 2015); citing PRO HO 107/2166 (Reliability: 3), 22 Feb 2015.
      1851 England Census data extracted from Ancestry Records 22/2/2015

      HO107 Piece 2166 Folio 294 Page 9

      Information for John BANCROFT

      Age: 51
      Estimated birth year: abt 1800
      Relation: Head
      Spouse's Name: Pemnah Bancroft
      Gender: Male
      Where born: Glossop, Derbyshire, England
      Civil Parish: Stanthorne
      County/Island: Cheshire
      Country: England
      Registration district: Northwich
      Sub-registration district: Over
      ED, institution, or vessel: 7
      Household schedule number: 2
      Piece: 2166
      Folio: 294
      Page Number: 9
      Household Members:
      John BANCROFT: Age 51 (1800)
      Pemnah BANCROFT: Age 50 (1801)
      Joseph BANCROFT: Age 23 (1828)
      Marther BANCROFT: Age 9 (1842)
      Charles BANCROFT: Age 9 (1842)
      HO107 Piece 2166 Folio 294 Page 9

    7. [S9381] 1871 England Census for Cheshire, England. Cheshire., ( Ancestry . http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=7619 : n.d.), Stanthorne, folio 163, page 7; digital images, \i Ancestry\i0  (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=7619 : accessed 22 Feb 2015); citing PRO RG 10/3700 (Reliability: 3), 22 Feb 2015.
      1871 England Census data extracted from Ancestry Records 22/2/2015

      RG10 Piece 3700 Folio 163 Page 7

      Information for John BANCROFT

      Age: 72
      Estimated birth year: abt 1799
      Relation: Head
      Spouse's Name: Peninnah Bancroft
      Gender: Male
      Where born: Glossop, Derbyshire, England
      Civil Parish: Stanthorne
      Ecclesiastical parish: Wharton
      County/Island: Cheshire
      Country: England
      Registration district: Northwich
      Sub-registration district: Middlewich
      ED, institution, or vessel: 13
      Household schedule number: 26
      Piece: 3700
      Folio: 163
      Page Number: 7
      Household Members:
      John BANCROFT: Age 72 (1799)
      Peninnah BANCROFT: Age 70 (1801)
      Thos BANCROFT: Age 40 (1831)
      RG10 Piece 3700 Folio 163 Page 7

    8. [S9383] 1881 England Census for Cheshire, England. Cheshire., ( Ancestry . http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=7572 : n.d.), Stanthorne, folio 77A, page 7; digital images, \i Ancestry\i0  (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=7572 : accessed 17 May 2015); citing PRO RG 11/3531 (Reliability: 3), 17 May 2015.
      1881 England Census data extracted from Ancestry Records 17/5/2015

      RG11 Piece 3531 Folio 77A Page 7

      Information for John BANCROFT

      Age: 82
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1799
      Relationship to Head: Head
      Spouse: Peuinnah ? Bancroft
      Gender: Male
      Where born: Glossop, Derbyshire, England
      Civil Parish: Stanthorne
      County/Island: Cheshire
      Country: England
      Marital Status: Married
      Occupation: Retired Game Keeper
      Registration district: Northwich
      Sub registration district: Middlewich
      ED, institution, or vessel: 13
      Piece: 3531
      Folio: 77A
      Page Number: 7
      Household Members:
      John BANCROFT: Age 82 (1799)
      Peuinnah ? BANCROFT: Age 80 (1801)
      John BANCROFT: Age 12 (1869)
      RG11 Piece 3531 Folio 77A Page 7

    9. [S8517] England & Wales, FreeBMD Death Index, 1837-1915, FreeBMD, ((http://freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl)), accessed 17 May 2015), Death Registration for John BANCROFT (81740); Age 85 (1798); Sep 1883, Hayfield, Derbyshire, Volume 7b, Page 406. (Reliability: 3), 17 May 2015.

    10. [S8531] England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, ((http://www.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1904&enc=1)), accessed 17 May 2015), Probate for John BANCROFT (81740); 23 Oct 1883: Derbyshire, England. (Reliability: 3), 17 May 2015.
      England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966

      Information for John BANCROFT

      Probate Date: 23 Oct 1883
      Death Date: 15 Aug 1883
      Death Place: Derbyshire, England
      Registry: Principal Registry


      Bancroft John.
      Personal Estate £828 15s. 9d.
      23 October. The Will with a Codicil of John Bancroft formerly of Lea Head in the Township of Stanthorne in the County of Chester but late of charlesworth in the County of Derby Gamekeeper who died 15 August 1883 at Charlesworth was proved at the Principal Registry by John Gresby of Broughall in the County of Salop Farmer and Robert Moss of Charlesworth Insurance Clerk the Nephew the surviving Executors.
      http://search.ancestry.co.uk/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=UKProbateCal&h=4388559&indiv=try&o_vc=Record:OtherRecord&rhSource=7572

    11. [S8561] England Marriages, 1538–1973, ((https://familysearch.org)), accessed 22 Feb 2015), Marriage for Ralph BANCROFT and Sarah THORNLEY (25879); 4 Mar 1783; Parish Church of Glossop, Derbyshire, England. (Reliability: 3), 22 Feb 2015.
      Name: Ralph Bancroft
      Birth Date:
      Birthplace:
      Age:
      Spouse's Name: Sarah Thornely
      Spouse's Birth Date:
      Spouse's Birthplace:
      Spouse's Age:
      Event Date: 04 Mar 1783
      Event Place: Parish Church Of Glossop, Derby County, England
      Father's Name:
      Mother's Name:
      Spouse's Father's Name:
      Spouse's Mother's Name:
      Race:
      Marital Status:
      Previous Wife's Name:
      Spouse's Race:
      Spouse's Marital Status:
      Spouse's Previous Husband's Name:
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M01998-3
      System Origin: England-EASy
      GS Film number: 1786026
      Reference ID: Item 73
      Citing this Record:
      "England Marriages, 1538-1973 ," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NN8B-7YX : accessed 22 February 2015), Ralph Bancroft and Sarah Thornely, 04 Mar 1783; citing Parish Church Of Glossop, Derby County, England, reference Item 73; FHL microfilm 1,786,026.

    12. [S8561] England Marriages, 1538–1973, ((https://familysearch.org)), accessed 22 Feb 2015), Marriage for John BANCROFT and Peninnah JACKSON; 4 Aug 1823; Parish of Glossop, Derby County, England. (Reliability: 3), 22 Feb 2015.
      Name: John Bancroft
      Birth Date:
      Birthplace:
      Age:
      Spouse's Name: Peninnah Jackson
      Spouse's Birth Date:
      Spouse's Birthplace:
      Spouse's Age:
      Event Date: 04 Aug 1823
      Event Place: Parish Of Glossop, Derby County, England
      Father's Name:
      Mother's Name:
      Spouse's Father's Name:
      Spouse's Mother's Name:
      Race:
      Marital Status:
      Previous Wife's Name:
      Spouse's Race:
      Spouse's Marital Status:
      Spouse's Previous Husband's Name:
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M01998-4
      System Origin: England-EASy
      GS Film number: 1786026
      Reference ID: Entry 8
      Citing this Record:
      "England Marriages, 1538-1973 ," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NN8T-K2N : accessed 22 February 2015), John Bancroft and Peninnah Jackson, 04 Aug 1823; citing Parish Of Glossop, Derby County, England, reference Entry 8; FHL microfilm 1,786,026.