These pages contain all the known descendants of William Phillipson who lived at Croston, Lancashire, in the latter half of the 17c.
His descendants settled in the surrrounding areas of Burscough, Ormskirk and Skelmersdale.
My Gt. Grandfather, William Phillipson was born in 1839 at Tarbock, Lancashire, and later moved with his parents to Skelmersdale where he learned the trade of clock and watch making.
After William’s disappearance in 1875 his wife Mary moved to her native Lincolnshire and later to Nottingham.