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James Holcroft (1803-1878)

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c.1803 Born in Worcs/Dudley, Staffordshire.

1851 Engineer, of Sedgley, Wolverhampton, James Holcroft 48, Ann Holcroft 43, Emma Holcroft 21, Ann H Holcroft 19, Ellen Holcroft 17, John N Holcroft 15[1]

1861 James Holcroft 57, mechanical engineer, living in Clerkenwell, with Ann Holcroft 55 and visited by his grandson John William Holcroft 2[2]

1871 Living as a boarder, by himself, in Islington[3]

1878 Died in Camberwell[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 census
  2. 1861 census
  3. 1871 census
  4. BMD