Henry WIGGANS

 

Mary ASCROFT (nee HIGHAM)

 
  • Birth  c. 1704 in Croston, Lancashire, England.
  • Baptism 11 June 1704 in St. Michael & All Angels Church, Croston, Lancashire, England.
  • Marriage 15 May 1731 at Croston, Lancashire, England.
  • Death Aug 1765? at Croston, Lancashire, England.
  • Burial 30 August 1765? at St. Michael & All Angels Croston, Lancashire, England.
     

 

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  • Birth c. 1705 in Tarleton, Lancashire, England.
  • Baptism 07 October 1705 in St. Michael & All Angels Church, Croston, Lancashire, England.
  • Marriage 15 May 1731 at Croston, Lancashire, England.
  • Death May 1753 at Croston, Lancashire, England.
  • Burial 25 May 1753 at St. Michael & All Angels Croston, Lancashire, England (Recorded as the Wife of Henry Wiggans).
 

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Marriage/Children Information

 

Mary Higham, daughter of John Higham and ??? ??? married James Ascroft

 

James and Mary had 1 child:

  • Hugh Ascroft born c. 1726 at Croston, Lancashire, England. Baptised April 16th. 1728 in St. Michael & All Angels Church, Croston, Lancashire. Died December 1731 at Croston, Lancashire and was buried at St. Michael & All Angels Church, Croston on December 8th. 1731.

 

Henry Wiggans, son of Thomas Wiggans and Elizabeth Thorp married Widow Mary Ascroft (nee Higham), daughter of John Higham and ??? ???, after Banns, on May 15th. 1731 in St. Michael & All Saints Church, Croston, Lancashire, England. Roger Greene, the Minister, carried out the ceremony. No witnesses were recorded.

 

Henry and Mary had at least 10 children:

  • Elizabeth Wiggans baptised December 27th. 1731.
  • Thomas Wiggans baptised August 8th. 1733.
  • Margaret Wiggans baptised March 21st. 1734/5.
  • Alice Wiggans baptised February 20th. 1736/7.
  • John Wiggans baptised March 18th. 1738/9.
  • Jane Wiggans baptised February 28th. 1740/1.
  • Child
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  • Mary Wiggans baptised September 4th. 1746.
  • John Wiggans baptised January 12th. 1749/50.

All Henry and Mary's children were born at Croston, Lancashire, England and baptised in St. Michael & All Angels, Croston, Lancashire.

 

 

 


Henry's Occupation(s)

Husbandman - Source
His daughter's (Elizabeth) Birth Certificate (1844)

Yeoman - Source
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Mary's Occupation(s)












 


 

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