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El Battcocks en Argentina

Very poor Spanish version.  Also in english on this website.
Henry Battcock nació en Londres. El se casó Jeannette Gertrudis Spence. El comenzó el trabajo como un tendero en 14 Calle de Marylebone, el Regente Calle, Londres. Ellos tuvieron a cinco niños en Inglaterra:
Fanny Gertrude Battcock nació en 1848 en Londres.
Thomas Battcock nació en 1850
Jeannette Elizabeth Battcock nació en 1852 en Londres
Henry Wellesley Battcock nació en 1855.
Frederick Walter Battcock nació en 1860 en Southampton.
Frank Harper Battcock nacido en 1863 en Argentina
En 1863 ellos movieron a Southampton y entonces a Rosario,  
Segunda generación en Argentina
Henry Wellesley Battcock se casó Louisa y ellos tuvieron a cinco niños
Alberto Francisco Battcock nacido en 1898
Victoria Gertrude Battcock nacido en 1898
Thomas William Battcock nacido en 1900
Henry Juan Battcock nacido en 1902 
Clara Battcock nacido en..
Frederick Walter Battcock se casó … y tuvo a tres niños
Janet Gertrude Battock nacido en 1891
Miguel Battcock Federico Battcock nacido en 1899
Frank Harper Battcock se casó Amalia Castelli y tuvo a un niño
Amalia Beatrice en 1900

March 23, 2009 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Battcocks in Hemingford Abbots


Frank Battcock was born in 1823 in Chelsea, London.  He married Ann Sharp (1823-1913).  He bought a farm in Hemingford Abbots, Huntingdonshire.  Frank and Annie had six children:


·        Edward Frank Battcock was born in 1856 and died aged 9 on meningitis.

·        Arthur Henry Battcock born in 1858.  He married Edith Ellen Gemmell.  He died in 1896.

·        Florence Anne Battcock was born in 1860.  She married Thomas Ernest Ivatt.  They had four children: Alwyn who ended up in Nigeria; Frank and Eda who both emigrated to Canada and Harold who died in the First World War.

·        Herbert James Battcock was born in 1862.  He married Maude Helena Chalk.  They had three children Humphrey Frank (my grandfather), Gwendoline Agnes and Phillip Thomas.

·        Frank William Battcock was born in 1864 and died age 7.

·        Percy John Battcock was born in 1868 and died at 10 months.




Herbert Battcock He married Maude Helena Chalk.   had three children:


·        Humphrey Frank Battcock born 1893


·        Gwendoline Agnes Battcock born in 1897.


·        Phillip Thomas Battcock born in 1902

March 20, 2009 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Battcocks in Newfoundland


John Battcock left the UK for Newfoundland towards the end of the 18th century

There  weare probably three different John Battcocks over three generations.    


William Battcock


All Battcocks traced in Newfoundland today descend from him. William was the son of John and Mary. He probably married about 1820 to a woman named Eleanor. Her maiden name has not yet been recovered. Over the next twenty or so years came


·        John (c.1822),

·        Thomas (c.1824),

·        Eleanor (c.1828),

·        Peter (c.1831),

·        Mary (date unknown) and

·        Michael (c.1840).


All seem to have been born at Brigus South. Thomas married about 1850 to a woman named Esther.  Thomas became a member of the House of Assembly.

Eleanor never married and passed away on February 28, 1855. She was twenty-seven years old.

Peter appears to have never married as well. Mary was wedded to John Higgins and Michael to Sarah Pendergast. 




John was married about 1852 to a girl from nearby Cape Broyle named Mary Cashin, the daughter of John Cashin and Mary Walsh. She was also the aunt of Sir Michael Cashin who would be a Prime Minister of Newfoundland early in the 19th century.  John and Mary had six children:


·        John J Battcock became a sailmaker;

·        Martin Battcock became a fisherman;

·        Peter Battcock

·        Ellen Mary Battcock

·        William Joseph Battcock, blacksmith

·        Mary Joseph Battcock

·        Mary Battcock



Martin Battcock married Margaret Fitzgerald.  They had 7 children:


·        Thomas J Battcock born in 1885

·        Mary Ellen Battcock

·        Catherine Battcock

·        Estella Battcock

·        Ester Maude mary Battcock

·        Helena Regina Battcock

·        Chrisabell Battcock


William Battcock was born in 1865.  He married Catherine (1868-).  They had 7 children:


·        Peter Louis Battcock

·        Thomas clement Battcock

·        Mary J Battcock

·        Anne J Battcock

·        John Battcock born in 1899.

·        Johanna J Battcock

·        James J Battcock


Thomas J Battcock (see above) was born in 1885.  He married Mary (1888-).  They had:


·        Norman Battcock born in 1913

·        Martin

·        Gladis

·        Alice

·        Mary

·        Christabell

·        Aubrey Battcock born in 1916


John Battcock was born in 1897. He married Margaret (1898-).  They had:


·        Carmel Battcock

·        John Battcock

·        Adrian Battcock

·        Sheila Battcock


Stephen Battcock was born in 1889.  He married Jenny (1888-).  They had


·        Eleanor Battcock born in 1918

·        Mary Battcock born in 1919

·        George Battcock born in 1921


Gregory J Battcock was born in 1890.  He married Margaret M (1897-).  They had:


·        William Battcock born 1922

·        John Battcock born in 1923

·        Mary Battcock born in 1925



John J. Battcock, the son of John Battcock and Mary Cashin, was sent out to the

Bay of Islands in western Newfoundland as one of the first constables of this newly established district. He would have served under Inspector Isaac Bartlett.

March 10, 2009 Posted by | Canada | Leave a comment

Battcocks in Argentina

The Argentinian Battcocks


Henry Battcock (see Battcocks in London) was born in London.  He married Jeannette Gertrude Spence.  He started work as a grocer at 14 Marylebone Street, Regent Street, London.  In 1848 he became a “landed proprietor” of Cold Harbour in Croydon. 


They had five children in England:

Fanny Gertrude Battcock was born in 1848 in London.

Thomas James Battcock was born in 1850

Jeannette Elizabeth Battcock was born in 1852 in London

Henry Wellesley Battcock was born in 1855.

Frederick Walter Battcock was born in 1860 in Southampton.

Frank Harper Battcock born in 1863 in Argentina

In 1863 they moved to Southampton and then to Rosario, Argentina.  In 1863, the government of Argentina granted the company, led by engineer William Wheelwright, a concession to build and exploit a railway line between the cities of Rosario (a major port in southern Santa Fe, on the Parana River) and Cordoba (a large city near the geographical center of Argentina, and the capital of the province of the same name).


The construction works started in April 1863 with the establishment of the station in Rosario. The line, a 5 foot 6 inch broad gauge railway, reached Córdoba in 1870, covering a total of 396 km. It was the longest in Argentina at the time, and the first to join two provinces.


Second generation in Argentina

Henry Wellesley Battcock married Louisa and they had five children

  • Alberto Francisco Battcock born in 1898
  • Victoria Gertrude Battcock born in 1898
  • Thomas William Battcock born in 1900
  • Henry Juan Battcock born in 1902
  • Rose Clara Battcock born in..

Frederick Walter Battcock married … and had three children

  • Janet gertrude Battock born in 1891
  • Miguel Battcock
  • Federico Battcock born in 1899

Frank Harper Battcock married Amalia Castelli and had one child Amalia Beatrice in 1900

March 9, 2009 Posted by | Battcocks in Argentina | 3 Comments

The Battcock Name

Battcock is an English surname and is regularly confused with the much more popular Badcock.  Bat[e]’ is a short form of Bartholomew, a man’s name. ‘Cock’ is a diminutive meaning ‘young’.[i] In this case, Battcock would mean “young Bartholomew”. It would have been applied as a nick name to an individual for the purposes of identifying him or distinguishing him from another Bartholomew in the area or family.




March 9, 2009 Posted by | General | 1 Comment