William Barcroft

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William Barcroft

Birthplace: Noyna, Colne, Lancashire, England
Death: February 04, 1696 (83)
Immediate Family:

Son of Ambrose Barcroft and Mary Barcroft
Husband of ? Barcroft and Margaret Barcroft
Father of 5 Children Barcroft; Ellen Barcroft; Reverend John Barcroft; Thomas Barcroft and Ambrose Barcroft
Brother of Thomas Barcroft; Venerable Ambrose Barcroft; Reverend John Barcroft; Robert Barcroft; Mary Barcroft and 3 others

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About William Barcroft

William Barcroft was born on 4 August 1612 at Noyna, Colne, Lancashire, England.

He was the son of Ambrose Barcroft and Mary Hartley.

He married, firstly, unknown Waddington, daughter of John Waddington, they had five children (who were drowned with their mother when crossing to Ireland to join their father).1

He married, secondly, Margaret Barnard, daughter of Daniel Barnard, in 1652. He died on 2 February 1696 at age 83.

He settled at Ballylaking, County Offaly, Ireland.

Children of William Barcroft and Margaret Barnard

  • Ambrose Barcroft d. 4 May 1687
  • Thomas Barcroft
  • Ellen Barcroft d. 27 Oct 1678
  • Reverend John Barcroft b. 3 Jun 1664, d. 24 Nov 1723


[S47] Hugh Montgomery-Massingberd, editor, Burke's Irish Family Records (London, U.K.: Burkes Peerage Ltd, 1976), Barcroft, page 59.

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William Barcroft's Timeline

July 5, 1612
August 4, 1612
Lancashire, England
Age 45
June 3, 1664
Age 51
February 4, 1696
Age 83
February 4, 1696
Age 83
April 26, 1956
Age 83
May 22, 1956
Age 83