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William Crossman (1858 - 1949)

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William Crossman
Born in Tavistock, Devon, England, United Kingdommap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
Died in Esquimalt, Capital, British Columbia, Canadamap
Profile last modified 11 Nov 2019 | Created 6 Aug 2019
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Biography

William was born in 1858.[1] He was the son of William Crossman and Rachel Martin. Their family lived in Tavistock, Devon, England.[2] He married Alice Elizabeth Benton. Their family lived in Esh (Aka Ash), Durham, England.[3][4][5][6] He moved to British Columbia and as a widower, he married Ellen Rowden in 1918.[7] He passed away in 1949.[8]

England and Wales Census

England and Wales Census, 1901
Event Place: Esh, Durham, England, United Kingdom
Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
William Crossman Head Male 43 Tavistock, Devonshire
Lizzie Crossman Wife Female 40 Lincolnshire
William Crossman Son Male 17 Langley Park, Durham
John Crossman Son Male 14 Langley Park, Durham
James Crossman Son Male 12 Langley Park, Durham
Thomas Crossman Son Male 8 Langley Park, Durham
Alice Crossman Daughter Female 6 Langley Park, Durham
Albert Crossman Son Male 3 Langley Park, Durham
Jane A Dunn Servant Female 26 Cornsay Colliery, Durham
Source: "England and Wales Census, 1901," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XSHY-S4J : 21 May 2019), William Crossman, Esh, Durham, England, United Kingdom; from "1901 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Lanchester subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

Research Notes

Wife, Alice's last name at birth is probably Benton and her first husband was named Burton. She had a son named Samuel Burton, who later used the name Crossman (see 1881 Census). Need more sources. Watkins-7379 04:07, 6 August 2019 (UTC)

Sources

  1. "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:26TT-BNR : 1 October 2014), William Crossman, 1858; from "England & Wales Births, 1837-2006," database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Tavistock, Devon, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.
  2. "England and Wales Census, 1861," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M7BZ-71R : 20 April 2019), William Crossman, Tavistock, Devon, England, United Kingdom; from "1861 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 9, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.
  3. "England and Wales Census, 1881," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q271-WMP2 : 12 December 2017), William Crossman, Esh Aka Ash, Durham, England; from "1881 England, Scotland and Wales Census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 8, Piece/Folio 4947/6, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,775,370.
  4. "England and Wales Census, 1891," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:WV9J-22M : 7 May 2019), William Crossman, Esh, Durham, England, United Kingdom; from "1891 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, Durham county, subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.
  5. "England and Wales Census, 1901," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XSHY-S4J : 21 May 2019), William Crossman, Esh, Durham, England, United Kingdom; from "1901 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Lanchester subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.
  6. "England and Wales Census, 1911," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XWHT-PMP : 6 July 2019), William Crossman, Esh, Durham, England, United Kingdom; from "1911 England and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 14, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.
  7. Province of British Columbia, BC Archives. Search Our Collection - Royal BC Museum. Registration Number: 1918-09-035158. Marriage certificate Accessed August 05, 2019. http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Genealogy.
  8. Province of British Columbia, BC Archives. Search Our Collection - Royal BC Museum. Registration Number: 1949-09-002137. Death certificate Accessed August 05, 2019. http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Genealogy.


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