COCKCROFT, Charles - Extra Data


(member of WAINWRIGHT's Party)


Death Notice (Cape Archives) says he was born in Leeds, the son of Mark and Mary COCKCROFT. See Gravestone.


West Yorkshire Archives:


Mark COCKCROFT, weaver, married Mary BROADLEY, both of Northowram on 26 April 1772 in St.John the Baptist, Halifax

Mark COCKCROFT (signed)


Witnesses: Marmaduke MURGATROYD and Samuel GILSON


Charles COCKCROFT, cloth dresser,  married Harriet BAILEY, on 11 February 1805 in St.Peter's, Leeds

Both made their mark

Witnesses: Thos. ?GRAWTHORPE? and John LINSLEY


Baptisms in St.Peter's Leeds

Thomas COCKCROFT, son of George [sic], Camp Row, baptised 7 September 1806 (born 24 July 1806)

William, son of Charles CAWCROFT [sic], Little Woodhouse, baptised 19 March 1809 (born 27 January 1809

Mark, son of Charles COCKCROFT, Little Woodhouse, baptised 19 January 1812 (born 7 December 1811)