The death of
G. Edward Bancroft occurred on Monday at Norfolk General Hospital, in
his 80th year. Deceased was born in England on 2 Jun 1862, and resided
at Nixon for some years previous to making his home in Woodhouse
Township since 1938. His
wife, Mary Anslow Bancroft, predeceased him, 29 Nov 1935, when
residing at Nixon.
Two sons, Edgar Bancroft of
Chatham and Percy Bancroft of Hamilton, are left to mourn. One
step-son, Thomas Cooke [sic] of Jarvis, and two sisters in
England also survive.
The funeral was held from the
H. R. MacGregor [sic] Funeral Home on Wednesday at 2 p.m., when
friends and relatives gathered to pay their respect to the deceased,
who had been many years a resident of Nixon and Woodhouse
Mr. John C. McCormick of
Tillsonburg officiated at the services. The floral tokens were
beautiful among which was a spray from friends and neighbors. The
pallbearers were William Smith, James Young,
C. A. Misner, William Baument [sic], John Kelly and Ira
Among those present were Mr.
and Mrs. Edgar Bancroft of Chatham, Mr. and Mrs. Percy Bancroft and
son of Hamilton, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Cooke, Sr. of Jarvis, as well as
friends from Nixon and district.
Interment was in Delhi