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Thomas Norcross

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Alston, Ribchester, Lancashire, Lancashire, UK
Death: Died in Preston, Lancashire, UK
Immediate Family:

Son of John Norcross and Margaret Kirby
Husband of Alice Elizabeth Norcross
Father of David Norcross; Margaret Hartley; Elizabeth Gardner; John Norcross; Richard Norcross and 8 others
Brother of Elizabeth Norcross; John Norcross; Mary Ann Norcross; Margaret Norcross and John Norcross

Occupation: Steam Sawyer
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Thomas Norcross's Timeline

1851
September 29, 1851
Ribchester, Lancashire, Lancashire, UK

Lancashire NORCROSS Births mmn KIRBY:
1851 NORCROSS Thomas Alston Preston KIRBY ALST/5/4

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Christening:
Name Thomas Norcross
Gender Male
Christening Date 05 Oct 1851
Christening Place RIBCHESTER,LANCASHIRE,ENGLAND
Birth Date 29 Sep 1851
Father's Name John Norcross
Mother's Name Margaret
Citing this Record

"England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N5PT-RZQ : accessed 26 April 2016), Thomas Norcross, 05 Oct 1851; citing , reference ; FHL microfilm 94,020.

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From St. Wilfrid's Register:
http://www.lan-opc.org.uk/Ribchester/stwilfrid/index.html
Baptism: 5 Oct 1851 St Wilfrid, Ribchester, Lancashire, England
Thomas Norcross - S of John Norcross & Margaret
Born: 29 Aug 1851
Abode: Long House
Occupation: Farmer
Baptised by: H Gathorne Off Min.
Register: Baptisms 1813 - 1851, Page 300, Entry 2396
Source: LDS Film 94020
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1873
May 4, 1873
Age 21
Preston, Lancashire, United Kingdom

Name David Kenyon
Gender Male
Christening Date 18 May 1873
Christening Place RIBCHESTER,LANCASHIRE,ENGLAND
Birth Date 04 May 1873
Mother's Name Alice Kenyon
Citing this Record

"England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J3JQ-RJ6 : accessed 26 April 2016), David Kenyon, 18 May 1873; citing , reference ; FHL microfilm 94,020.

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Name David Kenyon
Event Type Birth Registration
Registration Quarter Apr-May-Jun
Registration Year 1873
Registration District Preston
County Lancashire
Event Place Preston, Lancashire, England
Volume 8E
Page 614
Line Number 139
Citing this Record

"England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2XCS-RM8 : accessed 26 April 2016), David Kenyon, 1873; from "England & Wales Births, 1837-2006," database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Preston, Lancashire, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.

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1881 Census:

Name: David Kenyon
Age: 7
Gender: Male
Birth Year: 1874
Birthplace: Dilworth, Lancashire, England
Relationship to Head of Household: Son
Marital Condition: Single
Profession/Occupation: Scholar
Address: Lumb Mill
Census Place: Dilworth, Lancashire, England
Disability:
Record Type: Household
Family History Library Film: 1342016
The National Archives Reference: RG11
Piece/Folio: 4245 / 91
Page Number: 15

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1891 Census:

David Norcross (b.1874)
Age at time of census 17
Place of birth Longridge
Location at time of census Preston, Trinity

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http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/10115

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Dilworth like this:

"DILWORTH, a township in Ribchester parish, Lancashire; on the Preston and Longridge railway, 7 miles NE of Preston. It contains Longridge village. Acres, 1, 226. Real property, £3, 586. Pop., 959. Houses, 189."

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One source reported:
2 June 1874
Location: Longridge, Lancashire, United Kingdom

1875
June 23, 1875
Age 23
UK

http://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?action=printpage;topic=148...

the following children on IGI who were born to Thomas Norcross and Alice Elizabeth in Lancashire,

Margaret Norcross
born 23 Jan 1875
chr 5 Sept 1875
St Wifrid Ribchester
Lancashire

Elizabeth Norcross
born 3 Aug 1876
chr 24 Sept 1876
St Wifrid Ribchester
Lancashire

Edith Norcross
born 18 Jun 1891
St Luke's Preston
Lancashire

1876
August 2, 1876
Age 24
Preston, UK

http://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?action=printpage;topic=148...

the following children on IGI who were born to Thomas Norcross and Alice Elizabeth in Lancashire:

Margaret Norcross
born 23 Jan 1875
chr 5 Sept 1875
St Wifrid Ribchester
Lancashire

Elizabeth Norcross
born 3 Aug 1876
chr 24 Sept 1876
St Wifrid Ribchester
Lancashire

Edith Norcross
born 18 Jun 1891
St Luke's Preston
Lancashire

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Not on Lancashire BMD, but this "brother" is listed:

Birth Indexes
Surname Forename(s) Mother's Maiden Name Year Sub-District Registers At Region Reference
NORCROSS Thomas KENYON 1876 Alston Preston Lancashire ALST/13/8

1877
June 25, 1877
Age 25
Gisburn, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

Note (via Wikipedia): "Historically Gisburn was part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, within the Deanery of Craven, and Wapentake of Staincliffe."

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WW II Draft Registration Records:

Name: John Norcross
Event: Military
Event Date: 1942
Event Place: Dearborn, Wayne, Michigan
Residence: Dearborn, Wayne, Michigan
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 25 Jun 1877
Film Number: 1708595
Digital Folder Number: 4673183
Image Number: 05292

An immigration record om Ancestry.com also from 1942, includes the same date, and city directories for Dearborn indicate This was the only John Norcross listed at the time (still at same address as 1930 Census)..
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1925 Rhode Island Census:

Name: John Norcross
Residence: Pawtucket Ward 02, E.D. 147, Providence, Rhode Island
Age: 47
Estimated birth date: 1878
Place of Birth: England
Relationship to Head of Household: Self
Gender: Male
Race: White
Page number: 7
Line number: 10
GSU Film Number: 1769845
Family Number: 53
Collection: Rhode Island State Census, 1925

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1915 Rhode Island census
Name: John Norcross
Residence: Pawtucket Ward 03, E.D. 184, Providence, Rhode Island
Age: 35
Estimated Birth Date: 1880
Place of Birth: England
Relationship to Head of Household: Self
Gender: Male
Race: White
Place of Birth: Father: England
Place of Birth: Mother: England
Page Number: J
Line Number: 6
GSU Film Number: 1765136
Collection: Rhode Island State Census, 1915

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GEnesReunited Census search shows the birthplace of John Norcross livingin Preston in 1881, 1891, 1901 as Gisburn, Yorkshire.

"1891 census transcription details for 18 Chester Road, Preston National Archive Reference RG number RG12, Piece 3433, Folio 10, Page 14, John Norcross is listed as 'Son (of Thomas and Alice) Male, 13 years, Cotton Weaver, born Gisburn Yorshire' "

No clear household members from the limited view.
using spreadsheet sorting, ID'd likely sibs, found 2 in LancashireBMD with same mother's Maiden Name: KENYON
List of all Lancashire NORCROSS births in that time period with mother KENYON then included JOHN born 1877:

1889 NORCROSS Frederick Trinity Preston KENYON TR/30/48
1887 NORCROSS Phoebe Alston Preston KENYON ALST/17/29
1885 NORCROSS Amelia Alston Preston KENYON ALST/16/48
1883 NORCROSS Mary Ann Alston Preston KENYON ALST/15/94
1882 NORCROSS Jane Alice Alston Preston KENYON ALST/15/42
1881 NORCROSS Fred Alston Preston KENYON ALST/14/92
1879 NORCROSS James Thomas Alston Preston KENYON ALST/14/37
1878 NORCROSS Richard Alston Preston KENYON ALST/13/92
1877 NORCROSS John Gisburn Preston KENYON GI/7/92
1876 NORCROSS Thomas Alston Preston KENYON ALST/13/8
1875 NORCROSS Margaret Alston Preston KENYON ALST/12/58
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The only "John" listed on LancashireBMD for 1879-1881 is a Francis John Norcross, who is clearly this FJN who married in 1909
Marriage: 21 Sep 1909 St Wilfrid, Ribchester, Lancashire, England
Francis John Norcross - 29 Drawer-in Bachelor of Ribchester
Alice Wilkinson - 38 Spinster of Ribchester
Groom's Father: John Norcross, (deceased), Clogger
Bride's Father: William Wilkinson, Farmer
Witness: James Wilkinson; James Barton; Alice Norcross
Married by Banns by: J. W. Brooker Rector
Register: Marriages 1874 - 1916, Page 110, Entry 219
Source: LDS Film 94021

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1881:

1881 England Census
about John Norcross
Name: John Norcross
Age: 3
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1878
Relation: Son
Father's Name: Thomas Norcross
Mother's Name: Elizabeth Alice Norcross
Gender: Male
Where born: Gisburn, Yorkshire, England

Civil parish: Dilworth
County/Island: Lancashire
Country: England

Street Address: Lumb Mill
Education:

Employment status:

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Registration district: Preston
Sub-registration district: Alston
ED, institution, or vessel: 4
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 4245
Folio: 91
Page Number: 15
Household Members:
Name Age
Thomas Norcross 29
Elizabeth Alice Norcross 29
David Kenyon 7
Margaret Norcross 5
Elizabeth Norcross 4
John Norcross 3
Richard Norcross 2
James Thomas Norcross 1
Frederic Norcross

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1891

1891 England Census
about John Norcross
Name: John Norcross
Age: 13
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1878
Relation: Son
Father's Name: Thomas Norcross
Mother's Name: Alice E Norcross
Gender: Male
Where born: Gisburn, Yorkshire, England

Civil parish: Preston
Ecclesiastical parish: St Luke
Town: Preston
County/Island: Lancashire
Country: England

Street Address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage:

Education:

Employment status:

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Registration district: Preston
Sub-registration district: Trinity
ED, institution, or vessel: 26
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 3433
Folio: 10
Page Number: 14
Household Members:
Name Age
Thomas Norcross 39
Alice E Norcross 40
David K Norcross 17
Margaret Norcross 15
Elizabeth Norcross 14
John Norcross 13
James F Norcross 11
Jane A Norcross 8
Mary Ann Norcross 7
Frederick Norcross 1

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1901 England Census
about John Norcross
Name: John Norcross
Age: 23
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1878
Relation: Son
Mother's Name: Alice Norcross
Gender: Male
Where born: Gisburn, Yorkshire, England

Civil parish: Preston
Ecclesiastical parish: St Matthew
County/Island: Lancashire
Country: England

Street Address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage:

Education:

Employment status:

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Registration district: Preston
Sub-registration district: Trinity
ED, institution, or vessel: 1
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 143
Piece: 3943
Folio: 16
Page Number: 23
Household Members:
Name Age
Alice Norcross 50
John Norcross 23
James J Norcross 21
Jane A Norcross 18
Mary A Norcross 17
Frederick Norcross 11

1878
November 4, 1878
Age 27
Preston, UK
1878
- 1879
Age 26
Preston
1879
October 17, 1879
Age 28
Preston, UK
1879
Age 27
Preston