Howcutt & Howcott family history 




William Howcutt – the forbear we share- William, son of James & Mary (Ward) Howcutt, was christened at Brixworth on 11 December 1726. He is the person through whom all the people called Howcutt who are now living in the British Isles have their surname.  Read more…

William Henry Howcutt (1896-1917) - William Henry Howcutt was the only soldier with the Howcutt surname to lose his life in either of the World Wars. He was one of the 4,756 soldiers from the Somerset Light Infantry who died between 1914 and 1918. Read more….

Gunpowder Plot –The Howcott connection - Guy Fawkes and his fellow conspirators are well-known for their attempt to blow up King James I and Parliament at Westminster on 5 November 1605. But that was only part of their scheme. Read more….

William Hill Howcott - William Hill Howcott was born on 1 July 1847 in Mississippi - probably at or near Canton, which is the main town in Madison county. Read more….


Market Street, Lichfield - Between 1679 and 1703, Edward Howcott was recorded in the levy lists for St Mary's parish at Sadler Street. This road, in the centre of Lichfield, runs from Dam Street to Bird Street and is now called Market Street. Read more…..



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