James Willcock (1855 - 1947)

Born: 1855 (Apr 8) Compton, Plymouth
Died: 1947 (Aug 1) Marazion, Cornwall

Family Relationships

Parents:
Simon Willcock (1825 - 1873)
Mary Ann Gloyn (1829 - 1893)

Marriages:
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Siblings:
*William Thomas Start (1849 - 1892)
Mary Annie Willcock (1857 - 1931)
Edgar Gloyn Willcock (1859 - 1930)
Caroline Willcock (1863 - 1890?)
Elizabeth Jane Willcock (1867 - 1910)
Sophia Ernestine Gloyn Willcock (1869 - 1934)
* indicates a half-sibling
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Children:
Bessie Willcock (1884 - 1974)
Percy James Willcock (1885 - 1975)
Edgar Willcock (1890 - 1964)
Florence Mary Willcock (1894 - 1987)
Albert Willcock (1897 - 1982)
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Additional Information

Known History

Baptised 1857 (Aug 16) Stoke Damerel, Devon
Living in St Aubyn Street, Devonport at 1861 census
Living at 60 Cecil Street, Plymouth at 1871 census

A gardener in Hastings, Sussex at 1881 census
Married 1881 (Oct 17) Hastings, Sussex
    to Sarah Turner (1855 - 1928)
Living at 6 Vale Road, St Leonards, Sussex in 1891
  (described as a gardener in census record)

Moved to Marazion in Cornwall about 1895
Living in Mount Gardens, Marazion at 1901 census
  (described as a gardener, not domestic)
Living at Roundfields, Marazion at 1911 census
  (described as a nurseryman and forester)

Continued to live at Roundfields, Marazion, Cornwall

Spouse

Sarah Turner:
  - baptised 1855 (Apr 1) Sheering, Essex
    (parents John Turner and Eliza Rainbird)
  - living with parents in Sheering, Essex in 1861
  - a housemaid in St Leonards, Sussex in 1871
  - living with parents in Hastings at 1881 census
  - died 1928 (Aug 16) Marazion, Cornwall
  - buried 1928 (Aug 18) Marazion, Cornwall

Children

William Simon born 1882 (Jul 21) Hastings, Sussex
  - living with parents in St Leonards at 1891 census
  - a gardener in south Devon at 1901 census
    (working at Membland near Newton Ferrers)
  - possibly married Alice Maud (no details known)
  - possibly lived near Ockley, Surrey in the 1930s
  - a quarry foreman in Winchester, Hants in 1939
  - died 1952 (Dec 9) Winchester, Hampshire
  - buried 1952 (Dec 12) Winchester, Hampshire

Bessie born 1884 (Feb 28) Hastings, Sussex
  - living with parents in St Leonards at 1891 census
  - living with parents in Marazion at 1901 census
    (described as a dressmaker in census record)
  - married Henry Edmonds 1909 (Jul 10)
  - living in Marazion, Cornwall at 1911 census
  - continued to live in Marazion, Cornwall
  - later lived at Shute Farm, South Milton, Devon
  - died 1974 (Dec 12) South Milton, Devon

Percy James born 1885 (Dec 8) Hastings, Sussex
  - living with parents in St Leonards at 1891 census
  - living with parents in Marazion at 1901 census
  - married Sylvia Clara Davies 1912 (Nov 25)
  - emigrated to New Zealand soon afterwards
  - settled in the area north-east of Wellington
  - a gardener in Feilding and later in Hunterville
  - a gardener in Masterton from 1940s onwards
  - died 1975 (Aug 19) Masterton, New Zealand

Frederick John born 1888 (Feb 26) Hastings, Sussex
  - living with parents in St Leonards at 1891 census
  - living with parents in Marazion in 1901 & 1911
  - died 1977 (3rd Qtr) in Bodmin area, Cornwall

Edgar born 1890 (Sep 3) Hollington, Sussex
  - living with parents in St Leonards at 1891 census
  - living with parents in Marazion in 1901 & 1911
  - married Hilda E C Smith 1935 Dundee, Angus
  - worked as a market gardener in Marazion
  - died 1964 (1st Qtr) Marazion area, Cornwall

Florence Mary born 1894 (Aug 5) Hastings, Sussex
  - living with parents in Marazion in 1901 & 1911
  - married Edwin R C Bridle 1963 (Mar 6)
  - lived at Ashton, near Helston, Cornwall
  - later lived at Shute Farm, South Milton, Devon
  - died 1987 (1st Qtr) Kingsbridge area, Devon

Albert born 1897 (Mar 23) Marazion, Cornwall
  - living with parents in Marazion in 1901 & 1911
  - emigrated to New Zealand (date unknown)
  - married Elsie Mary Davies in 1929 in NZ
  - settled in the area north-east of Wellington
  - lived in Feilding (1935) and later in Masterton
    (he was a groundsman at Wairarapa College)
  - died 1982 (Jun 30) Masterton, New Zealand