Comments: Aged 5 at the time of the 1871 census, his place of birth is entered as Romsey.
Aged 15 at the time of the 1881 census, his occupation is entered as baker.
Aged 25 at the time of the 1891 census, at which time his occupation is entered again as baker, and he appears to have taken over running of the family bakery on Bell Street.
At the time of the 1901 census his age is entered as 32 (probably an error) and he is still living (and working presumably) at the family bakery at 26, Bell Street, Romsey. His occupation is entered as "bread baker", and his place of birth given as Romsey.
Spouse: Emma Cole (Married)
Children: Lilly B. L. Elcock, Daisy F. Elcock, Emily W. J. Elcock, William Reginald G. Elcock
There is an entry in the GRO indices for the marriage of a William John Elcock in Apr/May/Jun 1889 in Romsey (volume 2c page 149). On the same page appears an Emma Cole.
At the time of the 1891 census the family are living on Bell Street in Romsey. It appears William may have taken over the running of the family bakery by this time.
Parents: John Elcock, Sarah Hoskins
Siblings: Kate Elcock, Harry Elcock, Alfred Elcock, Angelina Elcock