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1778 Born at Sheffield
1800 June 23rd. Married at Sheffield Ann Boocock
1803 Birth of son Bennet Woodcroft
1841 Living at Chorlton Upon Medlock: John Woodcroft (age c60), Printer. With his wife Ann Woodcroft (age c55) and their children Bennet Woodcroft (age c30), Artist and patentee; and Cooper Woodcroft (age c20 (female)). Two servants.
1851 Living at Eginton Terrace, Moss Side, Lancs: John Woodcroft (age 70 born Sheffield), Print Works employing 80. With his wife Ann Woodcroft (age 65 born Sheffield) and his niece Jane Woodcroft (age 23 born Manchester). Two servants.
1856 April. Decease of John Woodcroft of Bennet Grange, Fullwood.