My 4th great grandmother was Sarah Ashcroft, b. abt, 1716 around Manchester, Eng.She married Wm. Aldred, b. abt. 1709, Manchester, Eng.They married 7 Oct. 1736 in Manchester Cathedral, Manchester, Eng.Wm. died 24 Dec. 1779 and Sarah 8 Jan. 1783. Thirteen children, one of which was my 3rd Gr grandfather.His name was also William.Both father and son were clothes dyers by trade.The son immigrated to USA in Nov. 1794.I have no further info on the Ashcroft family.