Ambrose Willcock (1820 - 1910)

Born: 1820 (Aug 7) Brixton, Devon
Died: 1910 (Apr 3) Crownhill, Plymouth

Family Relationships

Parents:
William Willcock (1780 - 1844)
Ann Dawe (1777 - 1855)

Marriages:
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Siblings:
John Crossman Willcock (1808 - 1869)
Anne Dawe Willcock (1810 - 1866)
Joseph Dawe Willcock (1814 - 1889)
Mary Creber Willcock (1816 - 1889)
Elizabeth Willcock (1818 - 1888)
Henry Willcock (1824 - 1886)
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Children:
Ann Willcock (1854 - 1893)
Jane Willcock (1856 - 1936)
Ambrose Willcock (1857 - 1948)
Mary Willcock (1859 - 1956)
Elizabeth Willcock (1861 - 1942)
Henry Willcock (1868 - 1933)
Joseph Henry Willcock (1874 - 1962)
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Known History

Baptised 1820 (Sep 15) Brixton, Devon

Living at Worswell Farm, Revelstoke, Devon in 1841

Married 1851 (Apr 13) Charles, Plymouth, Devon
    to Jane West (1831 - 1921)

A farmer in Plympton, Devon at 1851 & 1861 census
  (living at Tuxton Farm, near Plympton St Mary)

Later lived in Buckland Monachorum village, Devon
  - described as a farm assistant at 1871 census
  - described as an agricultural labourer at 1881 census

A farmer in Buckland Monachorum at 1891 census
  (living at Didham Farm, Buckland Monachorum)

A farmer in St Budeaux, Plymouth at 1901 census
  (then living in Meavy Terrace, Crownhill, Plymouth)

Buried 1910 (Apr 7) Buckland Monachorum, Devon

Spouse

Jane West born 1831 (Sep 27) Brixton, Devon
    (parents Joseph West and Mary Rowse)
  - baptised 1831 (Oct 23) Brixton, Devon
  - living in Noss, Revelstoke, Devon at 1851 census
  - later lived in Meavy Terrace, Crownhill, Plymouth
    (living there at 1911 census and until her death)
  - buried 1921 (Jul 5) Buckland Monachorum, Devon

Children

William born 1852 (Feb 1) Tuxton, Plympton, Devon
  - baptised 1853 (Mar 6) Plympton St Mary
  - living with parents in Plympton, Devon at 1861 census
  - later lived at Didham, Buckland Monachorum, Devon
    (living there at 1871, 1881 and 1891 census)
  - a van driver in Exeter, Devon at 1901 census
  - a farm hand in Doddiscombsleigh, Devon in 1911

Eliza born 1853 (Feb 13) Tuxton, Plympton, Devon
  - baptised 1853 (Mar 6) Plympton St Mary
  - living with parents in Plympton, Devon at 1861 census
  - a servant living in Plymouth, Devon at 1871 census?
  - a lady's maid in Plymouth, Devon at 1881 census
    (but not found in any later census records)
  - living in Meavy Terrace, Crownhill, Plymouth in 1939
  - died 1946 (Mar 2) Saltash, Cornwall

Ann born 1854 (May 30) Tuxton, Plympton, Devon
  - baptised 1854 (Jun 25) Plympton St Mary
  - living with parents in Plympton, Devon at 1861 census
  - later lived at Didham, Buckland Monachorum, Devon
    (living there at 1871 and 1881 census)
  - married 1885 (Sep 15) to John Glanville Spry
  - living in Bulley, near Gloucester, at 1891 census
  - died 1893 (Sep 7) Bulley, Gloucestershire
  - buried 1893 (Sep 11) Bulley, Gloucestershire
    (John Spry later married Louisa Jane Stone)

Jane born 1856 (Jan 13) Tuxton, Plympton, Devon
  - baptised 1856 (Feb 6) Plympton St Mary
  - living with parents in Plympton, Devon at 1861 census
  - living at Didham, Buckland Monachorum in 1871
  - a servant in Torquay, Devon at 1881 census
  - married 1888 (Apr 15) Bigbury to George Coker
  - living at Easton Farm, Bigbury, Devon in 1891
  - living at Hatchland, Rattery, Devon in 1901 & 1911
    (took over the farm after her husband's death)
  - died 1936 (Jan 28) Yealmpton, Devon

Ambrose born 1857 (May 22) Tuxton, Plympton
  - baptised 1859 (Oct 16) Plympton St Mary
  - living with parents in Plympton, Devon at 1861 census
  - later lived at Didham, Buckland Monachorum, Devon
    (living there at 1871, 1881 and 1891 census)
  - married 1895 (Jan 29) to Mary Elizabeth James
  - later a farmer in Buckland Monachorum, Devon
    (at Long Ash near Yelverton at 1901 & 1911 census)
  - lived in Tavistock, Devon after his retirement
  - died 1948 (Feb 2) Tavistock, Devon

Mary born 1859 (Sep 22) Tuxton, Plympton, Devon
  - baptised 1859 (Oct 16) Plympton St Mary
  - living with parents in Plympton, Devon at 1861 census
  - living with parents in Buckland Monachorum in 1871
  - living in Shobrooke, Devon at 1881 census
  - living at Didham, Buckland Monachorum in 1891
  - living in Crownhill, Plymouth at 1901/1911 census
  - married 1918 (Dec 3) Plymouth to Thomas Blowey
  - living in Pitchcombe, Gloucestershire in 1939
  - died 1956 (Mar 14) near Cheltenham, Gloucs

Elizabeth born 1861 (Dec 7) Tuxton, Plympton
  - baptised 1861 (Dec 29) Plympton St Mary
  - living with parents in Buckland Monachorum in 1871
  - a nurse living in Kensington, London at 1881 census
  - living at Didham, Buckland Monachorum in 1891
  - married 1898 (Mar 22) to William Thomas Ward
  - living at Yeatt Farm, Torbryan, Devon in 1901
  - living in Slad, Gloucestershire at 1911 census
  - living in Pitchcombe, Gloucestershire in 1939
  - buried 1942 (Jun 5) Pitchcombe, Gloucestershire

John born 1865 (3rd Qtr) Tuxton, Plympton, Devon
  - baptised 1865 (Aug 6) Plympton St Mary
  - living at Didham, Buckland Monachorum in 1871
  - living with parents in Buckland Monachorum in 1881
    (then described as a carpenter's apprentice)
  - a carpenter in Plymouth, Devon at 1891 census

Henry baptised 1868 (May 21) Brixton, Devon
  - with parents in Buckland Monachorum in 1871/1881
  - a carpenter in Wembury, Devon at 1891 census
  - married 1897 (May 24) Plymouth to Harriet Sherwill
  - later a carpenter and joiner in Plymouth, Devon
    (living in Crownhill at 1901 and 1911 census)
  - probably died 1933 (2nd Qtr) in same area

Joseph Henry:
  - born 1874 (Apr 15) Buckland Monachorum, Devon
  - baptised 1874 (May 24) Buckland Monachorum
  - with parents in Buckland Monachorum in 1881
  - living at Didham, Buckland Monachorum in 1891
  - married 1895 (Oct 7) Horrabridge to Cicely Toop
  - worked as a butcher in Plymouth, Devon
    (living in Crownhill at 1901 and 1911 census)
  - a dairy famer in Burraton, Saltash, Cornwall in 1939
  - died 1962 (Jan 26) Plymouth, Devon