Edwin Willcock (1833 - 1880)

Born: 1833 (Sep 2) Buckland Monachorum
Died: 1880 (Mar 24) Surabaya, Java

Family Relationships

Parents:
James Willcock (1790 - 1836)
Jenny Seccombe (1792 - 1862)

Marriages:
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Siblings:
James Willcock (1817 - 1869)
Jane Willcock (1819 - 1893)
Caroline Willcock (1820 - 1892)
Simon Willcock (1825 - 1873)
Mary Willcock (1827 - 1904)
Sophia Vinson Willcock (1830 - 1903)
William Henry Willcock (1831 - 1911)
Edgar Willcock (1833 - 1873)
Ambrose Willcock (1836 - 1915)
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Children:
Janet McArthur Willcock (1861 - 1930)
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Known History

Born at Cuxton in Buckland Monachorum, Devon
Baptised 1834 (Jan 29) Buckland Monachorum
Living in Buckland Monachorum at 1841 census
  (at Didham Farm with uncle Ambrose Willcock)

Worked as a seaman and later a ship's master
Lived in Mill Bay Place, Plymouth, Devon in 1850s
Obtained his master's certificate 1858 (Jan 8)

Married 1860 (Jun 14) Port Glasgow, Renfrew
    to Helen Drysdale Melville (1836 - 1923)

Visiting brother Edgar in Liverpool at 1861 census
  (described as a master mariner in census return)
Later lived in Brougham St, Greenock, Renfrew

Died 1880 (Mar 24) Surabaya, Java
  (while sailing as first mate of steamer Larne)

Spouse

Helen Drysdale Melville:
  - born 1836 (Nov 24) Port Glasgow, Renfrew
    (parents John Melville and Janet McArthur)
  - baptised 1837 (Jan 1) Port Glasgow, Renfrew
  - living in Port Glasgow, Renfrew at 1851 census
  - living in Greenock, Renfrewshire at 1871 census
  - later lived in Kilcreggan, Rosneath, Dunbartonshire
    (living there at 1881/1891/1901/1911 census)
  - died 1923 (Apr 1) Kilcreggan, Dunbartonshire

Children

Janet McArthur:
  - born 1861 (May 20) Port Glasgow, Renfrew
  - living with mother in Greenock at 1871 census
  - living with mother in Kilcreggan at 1881 census
  - married 1884 (Jul 17) Princes St, Edinburgh
      to George McAuslan Bain (1840 - 1918)
  - living in Workington, Cumberland at 1891 census?
  - living in Cove, Dunbartonshire at 1901 census
    (assisting her husband who was the postmaster)
  - later lived in Highburgh Road, Partick, Glasgow
    (there at 1911 census and for the rest of her life)
  - died 1930 (Nov 19) Partick, Glasgow

Helen Melville:
  - born 1862 (Dec 20) Port Glasgow, Renfrew
  - living with mother in Greenock at 1871 census
  - later lived with mother in Kilcreggan, Dunbarton
    (living there at 1881/1891/1901/1911 census)
  - died 1939 (Jul 21) Larbert, Stirlingshire