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  • ID: I294
  • Name: Thomas Austen HOLCROFT 1 2
  • Sex: M
  • Change Date: 19 DEC 2011
  • Birth: ABT 1848 in Ingersoll, Canada West 1 3
  • Census: 12 JAN 1852 2
  • Census: 14 JAN 1861 4
  • Education: Holcroft, Thomas Augustine (or Austin), 3s. Thomas, of Ingersole, West Oxford, Canada, gent. EXETER COLL., matric. 12 June, 1867, aged 19; B.A. 1872, M.A. 1874, held various curacies 1873-80, vicar of Mitford, Northumberland, 1880. 1867 1
  • Census: 02 APR 1871
  • Note: It's curious that Thomas was recorded on both the English and Canadian censuses, taken on exactly the same day. It could be that he was with his aunt in Hurstpierpoint, and that his family recorded his name in error. 3
  • Census: 02 APR 1871 5
  • Note:
    It was possibly this Rev. T. Holcroft who was described thus in 'The Canadian Cricketer's Guide' for 1877:
    'Rev. T. Holcroft Free hitter and quick run-getter ; fair round-arm and slow under-hand bowler.' 6
  • Census: 03 APR 1881 7
  • Census: 05 APR 1891 8
  • Census: 31 MAR 1901 9
  • Death: 11 NOV 1911
  • Note: Holcroft Reverend Thomas Austen of Bolney Vicarage Sussex clerk died 11 November 1911. Probate 4 January [1912] to Margaret Somerville Holcroft widow Bertram George Mitford and Bernard George Arkwright esquires. Effects 11388 15s. 3d. 10



    Father: Thomas HOLCROFT
    Mother: Sarah Elizabeth BURTON

    Marriage 1 Margaret Somerville MITFORD b: 1862 in London, England
    • Married: 29 DEC 1887 in St John's, Paddington, Middlesex
    • Note:
      Twentyninth December 1887
      Thomas Austen Holcroft of Full Age Bachelor Clerk in Holy Orders Mitford Vicarage (Father) Thomas Holcroft Gentleman
      Margaret Somerville Mitford of Full Age Spinster 4 Albion Street (Father) John Mitford Gentleman
      Married after banns by Wm(?) Hutton Riddell
      Witnesses John Mitford, Bernard Arkwright, CM Mitford, [W Amhurst Amherst?]
      11 12
    Children
    1. Has No Children Dorothy Austen HOLCROFT b: 15 OCT 1888 in Mitford, Northumberland
    2. Has No Children Bertram Mitford HOLCROFT b: 1890 in Mitford, Northumberland
    3. Has No Children Beatrice Mary HOLCROFT b: 1892 in Mitford, Northumberland
    4. Has No Children Helen Margaret HOLCROFT b: 1894 in Mitford, Northumberland

    Sources:
    1. Title: Alumni Oxonienses: The Members of the University of Oxford1500-1714 and 1715-1886
      Abbrev: Oxford Alumni
      Author: Compiler: Joseph Foster
      Publication: Parker & Co, Oxford
    2. Title: Census
      Abbrev: Census
      Page: 1851 Census of Canada East, Canada West, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia
      Canada West - Oxford County - Township of (Ingersoll?)
      Thos Holcroft Yeoman England Episcopalian Age next birthday 36
      Sarah E Holcroft Canada Episcopalian Age next birthday 30
      Frances E Holcroft Canada Episcopalian Age next birthday 9
      Wm W Holcroft Canada Episcopalian Age next birthday 7
      Morland B Holcroft Canada Episcopalian Age next birthday 5
      Thos A Holcroft Canada Episcopalian Age next birthday 3
      Margaretta S Holcroft Canada Episcopalian Age next birthday 2
      >2 servants>
    3. Title: Census
      Abbrev: Census
      Page: 1871 RG10/1063 folio 49 Cuckfield - Hurstpierpoint Dist 4
      Page 1 Sched 1 Lynton Villa
      Caroline C Austen Head W 69 Landowner 5 acre of Pasture 1 Lab London
      Thomas Austen Holcroft Nephew Unm 22 Under Graduate Oxford Ingersoll Canada West
      >4 servants>
    4. Title: Census
      Abbrev: Census
      Page: 1861 Census of Canada
      Ontario - West Oxford
      Thomas Holcroft Yeoman England Married 1860 Religion Church of England Age next birthday 46
      Margaret S Holcroft Scotland Married 1860 Religion Church of England Age next birthday 26
      Frances Elizth Holcroft Canada Religion Church of England Age next birthday 18
      William Wilson Holcroft Canada Religion Church of England Age next birthday 17
      Morland B Holcroft Canada Religion Church of England Age next birthday 15
      Thomas A Holcroft Canada Religion Church of England Residence England Age next birthday 13
      Margaretta Holcroft Canada Religion Church of England Residence England Age next birthday 11
      Harriett H Holcroft Canada Religion Church of England Age next birthday 5
    5. Title: Census
      Abbrev: Census
      Page: 1871 Census of Canada
      Ontario - Oxford South Dist 13 Div 2 Oxford West
      Holcroft W Wilson 25 England C of E Barrister
      -------------------------------------------------------
      Holcroft Thomas 55 England C of E Gentleman
      Holcroft Margret S Scotland C of E
      Holcroft Morland B 23 Canada C of E Merchant
      Holcroft Thomas A 22 Canada C of E
      Holcroft Margaretta 20 Canada C of E
      Holcroft Beatrice 9 Canada C of E
    6. Title: Book
      Abbrev: Book
      Page: The Canadian Cricketer's Guide, and Review of the Past Season (1877)
      The Toronto News Company
      21 Jordan Street, Toronto
    7. Title: Census
      Abbrev: Census
      Page: 1881 RG11/5113 Folio 97 Morpeth Dist 10 Mitford
      Page 5 Sched 21 Mitford Vicarage
      Thos. Austen Holcroft Head Unm. 32 Vicar of Mitford
      >2 servants>
    8. Title: Census
      Abbrev: Census
      Page: 1891 RG12/4254 Folio 75 Morpeth - Dist 10 Mitford
      Page 2 Sched 10 The Vicarage
      Thomas A Holcroft Head M 42 Clerk in Holy Orders Canada
      Margaret S Holcroft Wife M 28 Middlesex London
      Dorothy A Holcroft Dau 2 Northumberland Mitford
      Bertram M Holcroft Son 1 Northumberland Mitford
      >4 servants>
    9. Title: Census
      Abbrev: Census
      Page: 1901 RG13/912 Folio 41 Cuckfield - Hurstpierpoint Dist 15 Bolney
      Page 4 Sched 33 Bolney Vicarage
      Thomas Austen Holcroft Head M 52 Clergyman (C of E) Canada
      Margaret Somerville Holcroft Wife M 38 London Kensington
      Dorothy Austen Holcroft Dau 12 Northumberland Mitford
      Beatrice Mary Holcroft Dau 8 Northumberland Mitford
      Helen Margaret Holcroft Dau 6 Northumberland Mitford
      >4 servants>
    10. Title: Probate
      Abbrev: Probate
      Page: National Probate Calendar 1861-1941
      Ancestry.com
    11. Title: Free BMD, Url: http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl
      Abbrev: Free BMD
      Page: Marriages Dec 1887 Paddington 1a 50
      Holcroft Thomas Austen
      Mitford Margaret Somerville
    12. Title: Parish Record
      Abbrev: Parish Record
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