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Pearl Report 26 Nov 2009 07:49

I am trying to find death certificate for AGNES ELIZABETH BANCROFT, born 19/02/1878, i have tried BMD but for some reason i can not find a death record.


David Report 26 Nov 2009 08:05

Was Bancroft her married name?


Susan Report 26 Nov 2009 08:08

Hi Pearl
I am trying to find a marriage but nothing is coming up.

Are you sure her name was Agness Elizabeth,because that name is not coming up anywhere,Elizabeth A yes.

If she married she would have a different last name on her death cert.

What area in the Uk are we looking at.


David Report 26 Nov 2009 08:10

Bit more info to assist:

Marriages Jun 1896 Salford 8d 175

BANCROFT Alfred Arnold
Reasin Agnes Elizabeth


Name: Agnes E Bancroft
Age: 22
Estimated birth year: abt 1879
Relation: Wife
Spouse's name: Alfred A
Gender: Female
Where born: Salford, Lancashire, England

Civil parish: Salford
Ecclesiastical parish: St Stephen
County/Island: Lancashire
Country: England

Registration district: Salford
Sub-registration district: Greengate
ED, institution, or vessel: 27
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 58
Household Members:
Name Age

Alfred A Bancroft 23
Agnes E Bancroft 22
George A Bancroft 2 6 months
Philip H Bancroft 6 months


Julie Report 26 Nov 2009 08:11

Deaths for Agnes Bancroft are only up till 1930 on if it was after that then you'll need to look through the Qtrs on Ancestry.

If Bancroft was her married name then>>> AGNES ELIZABETH BANCROFT, born 19/02/1878<<<wasn't born on that date it would be whatever her maiden name was


Pearl Report 26 Nov 2009 08:16

Hi Peter, the last info. i have is in Salford where she gave birth to my father in Nov.1918 after that nothing, i have found her birth,Marriage,certs
my fathers birth is where the trail ends.


David Report 26 Nov 2009 08:19

Looking at the Salford freeBMD there is an Alfred Arnold born Dec 1905.

There are a Philip and Alfred on the 1911 census in Leigh, but they don't seem to be with other Bancrofts, perhaps someone with access can tell who they were with.


David Report 26 Nov 2009 08:26

You need to get the 14 day trial to ancestry and then to wade through the full Death index 1918 - 1984 (4 pages per year).


Dea Report 26 Nov 2009 08:30

1911 - Philip + Alfred both in an Institution:

Institution: Culcheth Cottage Homes Belonging To The Guardians Of The Salford Union, CULCHETH COTTAGE HOMES, NEWCHURCH , Leigh.

Dea x


Dea Report 26 Nov 2009 08:36

Looks like Alfred may be in Prison:

Person: BANCROFT, Alfred
Institution: His Majesty's Prison, H.M. PRISON, CHEETHAM

BANCROFT, Alfred Prisoner M M 35 1876 Printers Assistant Lancs Salford VIEW


RG number:
RG14 Piece:
24204 Reference:
RG14PN24204 RD467 SD1 ED36 SN9999

Registration District:
Prestwich Sub District:
Cheetham EnumerationDistrict:
36 Parish:
North Manchester

Cheetham Manchester County:

Dea x


David Report 26 Nov 2009 08:37

Thanks for that Dea, thought perhaps she had died pre 1911, obviously not with Ernests birth in 1918.


Dea Report 26 Nov 2009 08:51

This is the closest I can find for Agness on 1911?

REILLY, Ellen Head Widow F 52 1859 Warwick Birmingham VIEW
SUTTON, Teresa Boarder Single F 47 1864 Machinist Tailoring Ireland Dublin Resident VIEW
BUTLER, Mary Boarder Widow F 70 1841 Tailoress Ireland Walesford Resident VIEW

****BANCROFT, Agnes Boarder Married 10 years F 30 1881 Panshire Works Lancs Manchester VIEW

MOLLEY, Mary Ann Daughter Married 3 years F 22 1889 Warwicks Birmingham VIEW
MOLLEY, Thomas Son In Law Married M 21 1890 Labourer Lancs Salford VIEW
MOLLEY, Elizabeth Granddaughter F 2 1909 Lancs Salford VIEW


RG number:
RG14 Piece:
24024 Reference:
RG14PN24024 RG78PN1383 RD465 SD3 ED11 SN310

Registration District:
Salford Sub District:
Greengate EnumerationDistrict:
11 Parish:

24 Islington Grove Salford County:

Dea x


Choccy Report 4 Dec 2009 22:22

Ancestry have now transcribed deaths to 2005. Could this be the one you want.

England & Wales, Death Index: 1916-2005
Name: Agnes E Bancroft
Death Registration Month/Year: Q4-Oct-Nov-Dec 1951
Age at death (estimated): 72
Registration district: Manchester
Inferred County: Lancashire
Volume: 10e
Page: 31


Choccy Report 4 Dec 2009 22:23

Just seen that you have already found it !