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Name: Charlotte Morecroft

Burial Number: 0199

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1812

Died: 30/10/1892

Buried: 05/11/1892


Charlotte Catherine Morecroft (nee Nash) was born in 1812 in Wootton Gloucestershire.  Her Father worked as a surgeon, but he died young aged just 37 in 1816.

Charlotte married John Johnstone Elton Morecroft on June 3rd 1841 at St. Pauls, Bristol.

They had 4 children-

Arthur Hubert born 1842 Liverpool Lancashire

Edith Frances born 1846 West Derby Lancashire

Helen or Ellen Clifford born 1849 West Derby Lancashire

Emily Kate born 1849 West Derby Lancashire

John Johnstone Morecroft worked as an Attorney at Law, and the family lived at Mill lane, West Derby, Lancashire until 1861

By 1871 Charlotte is living in Newton Abbott, Devon with her 3 Daughters, and her Husband was lodging at Duke Street, St. George, Hanover, Westminster, London

In 1881 Charlotte is living at 15 Robertson Terrace, Hastings, Sussex with just 1 Daughter, Emily. Her husband is staying at 4 Hanover square, Westminster, London, which was a private club.

John Morecroft, Charlotte’s Husband died on the 8th May 1888 while staying in Bournemouth.

In 1891 charlotte is visiting Sarah J Blick at Clevedon in Somerset, she is now living on her own means.

Between 1891 and 1892 she moved to Marine Parade Worthing where she died on the 30th October 1892. She left an amount of £85 13s 9d with probate to Arthur Herbert Morecroft.

Researcher: Jackie Rooney

The Grave

Photograph of headstone for Charlotte Morecroft

Location in Cemetery

Area: NB Row: 9 Plot: 1

Exact Location (what3words): forget.trips.falls

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



No description of the headstone has been added.


In loving memory of Charlotte Catherine Morecroft who died October 30th 1892 in her eightieth year. "Into thine hand I commit my Spirit" Psalm XXXl 5

Further Information


Name: Charlotte Catherine Morecroft

Gender: Female

Born: 00/00/1812

Town: Wotton-under-Edge

County: Gloucestershire

Country: England


Maiden Name:Nash

Marriage Date: 3/6/1841

Spouse First Name: Johnstone

Spouse Second Name: Elton

Spouse Last Name: Morecroft

Town of Marriage: Bristol

County of Marriage: Unknown

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 30/10/1892

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Marine Parade

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £85 13 s 9 d

Current value of effects: £6974

Census Information


Millbank, West Deby, Lancashire

John J E Morecroft (Head) age 36, Charlotte Catherine (Wife) age 37, Edith Frances (Daughter) age 5, Helen Clifford (Daughter) age 2, Emily Kate (Daughter) age 2, plus 3 servants


Millbank Lane, West Derby, Lancashire

John Morecroft (Head) age 46, Charlotte (Wife) age 48, Arthur H (Son) age 19, Ellen (Daughter) age 12, Emily (Daughter) age 12, plus 1 servant


Preston Villa, Newton Abbott, Devon

Charlotte (Wife) age 57, Edith (Daughter) age 25, Helen (Daughter) age 24, Emily (Daughter) age 22


Robertson Terrace, Hastings, Sussex

Charlotte (Head) age 63, Emily (Daughter) age 29,


Scartingwill, Clevedon, Somerset

Charlotte Morecroft visiting Sarah J Blick

Miscellaneous Information

No miscellaneous information is available for this burial record.