William Cockcroft

Is your surname Cockcroft?

Research the Cockcroft family

William Cockcroft's Geni Profile

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!


William Cockcroft

Birthplace: Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK
Death: Died in Bathurst, Cape Province, South Africa
Place of Burial: 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 Cockcroft; Elizabeth Ann Purdon and Cornelius John Cockcroft
Brother of Thomas Cockcroft, Snr; Mark Cockcroft and Francis Cockcroft

Occupation: Wagonmaker
Managed by: Eugène Francois Du Plooy
Last Updated:

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
view all

William Cockcroft's Timeline

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