David MOORCROFT

Male 1888 - 1956  (68 years)


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  • Name David MOORCROFT 
    Born 12 Mar 1888  Scropton, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 25 Mar 1888  Scropton, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 05 Apr 1891  Scropton, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2

    • Living at Mill Green, Scropton

      1) William H Moorcroft, head, married, 30, agricultural labourer, born Scropton, Derbyshire
      2) Ann Moorcroft, wife, married, 30, born Newton Solney, Derbyshire
      3) William H Moorcroft, son, 11, scholar, born Hatton, Derbyshire
      4) Mary E Moorcroft, dau, 9, scholar, born Scropton, Derbyshire
      5) Sarah H Moorcroft, dau, 7, scholar, born Scropton, Derbyshire
      6) Charles Moorcroft, son, 6, scholar, born Scropton, Derbyshire
      7) David Moorcroft, son, 5, scholar, born Scropton, Derbyshire
      8) George Moorcroft, son, 1, born Scropton, Derbyshire
      9) Philis Moorcroft, dau, 3 weeks, born Scropton, Derbyshire
    Census 31 Mar 1901  Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3

    • Address: 114 Fletcher Road, Stoke-upon-Trent

      NB: Surname recorded as Turner, not Moorcroft

      1) William H Turner, head, married, 40, Grocers Warehouse Packer, worker, born Scropton, Derbyshire
      2) Ann Turner, wife, married, 40, born Newton, Derbyshire
      3) William H Turner, son, single, 21, Railway Carter, worker, born Scropton, Derbyshire
      4) David Turner, son, 15, born Scropton, Derbyshire
      5) George Turner, son, 11, born Scropton, Derbyshire
      6) Gertrude Turner, dau, 6, born Longton, Staffordshire
      7) Dorothy Turner, dau, 4, born Maer, Staffordshire
      8) Albert Turner, son, 2, born Stoke upon Trent, Staffordshire
    Immigration 20 Feb 1911  Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4

    • The family Arrived on the Orsovo which left London 6 Jan 1911 and arrived Brisbane 20 Feb 1911.

      Nominated:
      MOORCROFT, William, 51, farm hand, from Staffordshire, to Brisbane
      MOORCROFT, Anna, 50, wife
      MOORCROFT, Kate, 27, daughter
      MOORCROFT, Gertrude, 16, daughter
      MOORCROFT, Dorothy, 14, daughter
      MOORCROFT, Albert, 12, son
      MOORCROFT, Wilfred, 9, son
      MOORCROFT, Harriett, 9, daughter [of Kate/Sarah Hannah]

      Full payer:
      MOORCROFT, David, 22, single, butcher, from Staffordshire, to Brisbane
    Occupation Butcher  [4
    Died 08 Nov 1956  Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID I9079  Colston & Wenck families in Australia
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2013 

    Father William Henry MOORCROFT,   b. Sep Q 1860, Scropton, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Mar 1929, Caboolture, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Mother Ann MOOORHOUSE,   b. Mar Q 1861, Newton Solney, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Apr 1928, Caboolture, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Married 04 Feb 1878  Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F5677  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Annie Gertrude PRIOR,   b. Abt 1888,   d. 23 Jul 1953, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Married 21 Aug 1912  Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Turner-Moorcroft-Prior.
      The marriage of Mr. David Turner- Moorcroft (fourth son of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Turner-Moorcroft, of Nanango) to Miss Gertie Prior (second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Prior, of Teneriffe) took place on August 21. The Rev. Douglas Price performed the ceremony. The bride, who was given away by her father, wore a tailor-made coat and skirt of navy blue serge, and a blue felt hat to harmonise. Mrs. Prior (mother of the bride) wore a black silk eolienne over black glace silk, and a black hat. Mrs. George Brier (sister) wore a cloth costume, trimmed with gray glace silk, and a smart blue felt hat. [6]
    Last Modified 28 Sep 2013 
    Family ID F5781  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Mar 1888 - Scropton, Derbyshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 25 Mar 1888 - Scropton, Derbyshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 05 Apr 1891 - Scropton, Derbyshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 31 Mar 1901 - Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 20 Feb 1911 - Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Aug 1912 - Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 08 Nov 1956 - Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S671] England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1538-1910, (FamilySearch), https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KBFK-3VG :  David Moorcroft, 1888.

    2. [S220] Ancestry.com. 1891 England Census [database on-line], (Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2005.), Derby, Scropton. RD12/2196.

    3. [S643] England Census 1901, RG13, (findmypast.co.uk [database online]), Piece 2608; Folio 184; Page 42. Stoke upon Trent, Staffordshire. Household of William H Turner [should be William H Moorcroft].

    4. [S423] QSA Assisted Immigration 1848-1912 index [database on-line], (http://www.archives.qld.gov.au), Orsovo 20 Feb 1911.

    5. [S2] Queensland: Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, 1956/B16864.

    6. [S342] Australian Newspapers, National Library of Australia, 1912 'Family Notices.', The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933), 28 August, p. 17 Supplement: Courier Home Circle, viewed 28 September, 2013, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article19841751.

    7. [S16] Queensland Federation Index 1890-1914, (Brisbane, The Registrar-General, Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages, 2004), 1912/B012106.