Harold ECCLESTON

Male 1885 -


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  • Name Harold ECCLESTON  [1
    Born 25 Feb 1885  Wrexham, Denbighshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Address: 23 Florence St 
    Christened 25 Apr 1886  Wrexham, Denbighshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Census 5 Apr 1891  Prescot, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 31 Mar 1901  Salford, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I1493  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2019 

    Father Roger ECCLESTON,   b. Cal 1848, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1910, Salford, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Mother Sarah WILLIAMS,   b. Jul 1846, Wrexham, Denbighshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 2 Nov 1872  Withington, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Address: St Pauls, Withington 
    • Witness: Cunnigham and Mary Jones
    Family ID F202  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Tasmanian Poilce Gazette May 7 1915.
      Prisoners to Be Discharged.
      Eccleston, Harold, on the 7th instance, labourer, aged 30, height 5 feet 6 inches, fresh complexion, dark-brown hair, hazel eyes, medium nose, native of England, indistinct tattoo-mark, heart and arrow, outide right forearm, three vaccination marks outside left muscle. Sentenced to seven day's imprisonment at Hobart on the 1st instance for having surreptitously obtained a sea passage from Sydney to Hobert.
    • NSW Police Gazette 23 February 1916.
      Deserters from the Military Camp, Liverpool
      Eccleston, Harold, private, 30 years of age, 5 feet 6 inches high, dark complexion, black hair, grey eyes, tattoed right arm, arrow through heart, three small scars left kneww: born Liverpool, England; a barman. Deserted 12 January 1916.
    • Evening News June 6, 1914
      ONCE TOO OFTEN.
      Harold Eccleslon, 29, appeared before Mr. Clarke, S.M., this morning, at the Water Police Court, on a charge of obtaining money by false representation.
      The evidence showed that on May 27 Ecclseton went to one Samuel Farey Sherwood, and said that he was sent by, Nellie Hayes, of 38 Bayswater-road, Sydney. He asked Sherwood to give him money to get away to the country.
      Knowing a lady of that name at that adddress, Sherwood gave the accused 8s. Later on, Eccleston came again, with a similar request. Sherwood, suspecting a fraud, informed the police of Eccleston's doings. The accused was sentenced to three months' hard labour.
    • UK, Royal Navy Registers of Seaman's Services, 1848-1939 (Ancestry)
      Harold Eccleston, No 221276
      Date of Birth: 25 February 1887 (real date is 1885)
      Place of birth: Wrexham, Denbigh
      Occupation: Shop Boy
      Date and Perios of C.S Engagements: 25 February 1905 12 years

      Discharged May 1907 for theft.
    • Enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force on 9th August 1915.
      Next of kin listed as mother: Mrs S Eccleston, Modewheel House, Weaste, Manchester
      Deserted 12th January 1916.

  • Sources 
    1. [S534] Census 1901 Salford, Lancashire, England RG13/3716/21/34 (Roger Eccleston), (RG13/3716/21/34).

    2. [S544] Baptism Wrexham, Denbighshire, Wales 25 Apr 1886 Harold Eccleston, (2042).

    3. [S533] Census 1891 Prescot, Lancashire, England RG12/3023/24/42 (Roger Eccleston), (RG12/3023/24/42).

    4. [S103] Marriage Withington, Lancashire (St Pauls, Withington) 2 Nov 1872 Roger Eccleston & Sarah Williams, (M650 6 637).



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