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William Cockcroft

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK
Death: Died in Bathurst, Cape Province, South Africa
Place of Burial: Shaw Park, Bathurst, Cape, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of Charles Cockcroft, SV/PROG and Harriet Ann Cockcroft, SM/PROG
Husband of Elizabeth Ann Cockcroft
Father of Sarah Ann Webb; Harriet Cockcroft; William Cockroft; Elizabeth Ann Purdon and Cornelius John Cockcroft
Brother of Thomas Cockcroft, Snr and Mark Cockcroft, 1820 Settler

Occupation: Wagonmaker
Managed by: Eugène Francois Du Plooy
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About William Cockcroft

1820 British Settler


William Cockcroft (9) together with his parents Harriet Farrar Bailie (36), and Charles Cockcroft (35), a Cloth dresser, and 2 siblings, were members of Jonathan Wainwright's Party of 24 Settlers on the John.

Party originated from Yorkshire, England.

Departed Liverpool, 13 January 1820. Arrived Table Bay, Cape Town on 19 April 1820. Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth May 1820.

Area Allocated to the Party : Harewood, Lynedoch River.

Siblings :

   
  • Thomas Cockcroft 13
  • Mark Cockcroft 7
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William Cockcroft's Timeline

1808
1808
Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK
1833
April 22, 1833
Age 25
Grahamstown, Cape Province, South Africa
1835
December 12, 1835
Age 27
Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
1839
March 1, 1839
Age 31
Grahamstown, Cape Province, South Africa
1841
July 8, 1841
Age 33
1843
1843
Age 35
1899
July 6, 1899
Age 91
Bathurst, Cape Province, South Africa
July 8, 1899
Age 91
Bathurst, Cape, South Africa
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