• Birth  c. 1749/50 in Croston, Lancashire, England.
  • Baptism 12 January 1749/50 in St. Michael & All Angels Church, Croston, Lancashire, England.
  • Marriage 30 November 1772 at Croston, Lancashire, England.
  • Death
  • Burial


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  • Birth c. 1749 in Farnworth, Lancashire, England.
  • Baptism 13 August 1749 in St. Mary the Virgin Church, Deane, Lancashire, England.
  • Marriage 30 November 1772 at Croston, Lancashire, England.
  • Death 05 August 1786 in Ramsbottom, Lancashie, England.
  • Burial 06 August 1786 at Emmanuel Church, Holcombe, Lancashire. England. Recorded as the Wife of John Wiggans aged 40 years

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Marriage/Children Information

John Wiggans, son of Henry Wiggans and Mary Ascroft (nee Higham) married Alice Croasdel, daughter of John Croasdale and Mary Cornish, by licence, on November 30th. 1772 in St. Michael & All Saints Church, Croston, Lancashire, England. The witnesses were James Stopford and John Jones and the Curate, William Jones?, officiated.


John and Alice had at least 6 children:

  • Henry Wiggans born c. 1773. Baptised June 27th. 1773.
  • Mary Wiggans born c. 1775. Baptised June 11th. 1775.
  • Jane Wiggans born c. 1777. Baptised December 14th. 1777.
  • John Wiggans born c. 1780. Baptised April 9th. 1780.
  • Sally Wiggans born c. 1784. Baptised January 18th. 1784. Died September 16th. 1785 at Carr, Holcombe, Lancashire, England. Buried September 18th. 1785 at Emmanuel Church, Holcombe.
  • Sally Cornish Wiggans born April 3rd. 1786 at Holcombe, Lancashire. Baptised April 13th. 1786 in Emmanuel Church, Holcombe. Died January 5th. 1787 at Ramsbottom, Lancashire. Buried April 6th. 1787 at Emmanuel Church, Holcombe.
All Thomas & Alice's children, except the youngest, were born in Tarleton, Lancashire and baptised in St. Mary Church, Tarelton.


John's Occupation(s)


Alice's Occupation(s)



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