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Joseph Bancroft
(Abt 1727-1785)
Grace Greenwood
(1728-1792)
Timothy Bancroft
(1761-1837)
Ellen Mitchell
(1763-1798)
James Bancroft
(1792-1872)

 

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Hannah Butterfield

James Bancroft

  • Born: 1792, Westcroft Head, Far Oxenhope, Yorkshire, England
  • Christened: 9 Apr 1792, Haworth, Yorkshire, England
  • Marriage: Hannah Butterfield on 31 Jan 1815 in Bingley, Yorkshire, England
  • Died: Aug 1872, Bocking, Yorkshire, England at age 80
  • Buried: 5 Aug 1872, Haworth, Yorkshire, England
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bullet  General Notes:

Farmer all his life. 1841 Census shows him living at a farm at Wins Delf, Ingrow which is a village on the outskirts of Keighley with a wife and 8 children.
1851 census at same place with wife and 4 sons.
1861 census names farm at Unwins Delph farming 13 acres with wife 2 sons, a daughter in law and a grandchild. a farm of 13 acres in those days would have been barely enough to support a family, so it must have been quite likely that he had some other occupation, which is not listed.
1871 census shows he and Hannah living alone in a house at Bocking and his occupation is shown as "small income from mortgage".
Both James and Hannah were buried at Haworth church and a gravestone is still there which also shows other members of his family in the same grave.
12/11/11. Who was Maria Hird b 1817 that stayed with them in 1851

Haworth, Yorkshire, England

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bullet  Noted events in his life were:

1841 Census Bingley Bancroft: James Bancroft aged 49 Farmer, 7 Jun 1841, Winns Delf, Bingley. 375

1851 Census Bingley, Bancroft James: James Bancroft head mar age 59 Farmer 19 acres born Bingley, 30 Mar 1851, Whins Delf, Yorkshire. 376

1861 Census Bingley, Bancroft: James Bancroft aged 69, Farmer 15 acres b Haworth, 7 Apr 1861, Winns Delf, Bingley. 377 Winns Delf looks as though it is closer to Hainworth

1871 Census Hainworth, Bancroft James: James Bancroft head aged 79, small income from mortgage born Haworth, 2 Apr 1871, Harden, Ingrow Hainworth, Yorkshire, England. 378


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James married Hannah Butterfield on 31 Jan 1815 in Bingley, Yorkshire, England. (Hannah Butterfield was born in 1793 in Addingham, Yorkshire, England and died on 5 Dec 1871 in Haworth, Yorkshire, England.)




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