John Bancroft

Male 1802 - 1886


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  • Name  John Bancroft 
    Born  10 Apr 1802  Prestwich cum Oldham, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • There is a suggestion that his family were Quakers and emigrated to Philadelphia in 1821, but I'm not sure about this.
    Christened  9 May 1802  Prestwich St Mary, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Also baptised on 26 Jun 1825 at the Jerusalem Temple, Salford as a New Jerusalemite.
    Gender  Male 
    Emigration  Jan 1842  Liverpool, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    This is possibly when the family emigrated from England and went to live in America. If so they landed at New York on 3 Feb 1842. 
    Occupation  1860  Albany, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Carpenter; earlier records at Oldham gave his occupation as Joiner. 
    Died  17 Jan 1886  Albany, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Senility.
    Buried  17 May 1886  Menands, Albany, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I8531  Fidgen
    Last Modified  10 Apr 2019 

    Family  Esther Buckley,   b. 15 Sep 1804, Oldham, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1887, Round Lake, Saratoga, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  25 Dec 1826  St Mary Oldham, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Count of Children  They had several children, born in both England and America. One son, William born at Oldham became an Architect in America.  
    Children 
     1. James Bancroft,   b. 28 Jun 1829, Oldham, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1830, Oldham, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  10 Apr 2019 
    Family ID  F3467  Group Sheet