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Mr Rushworth [1???-18??]
Mr Rushworth [17??-1???]
Abraham Crowther Rushworth [1847-1895]
Allan Rushworth [1899-1918]
Arthur Rushworth [1880-1916]
Arthur Rushworth [1882-1906]
Billy Rushworth [1???-19??]
Charles Rushworth [1815-1???]
Charles Rushworth [1848-1920]
Charles Rushworth [1872-19??]
Charles William Rushworth [1874-1945]
Charley Rushworth [1871-1927]
Clement Rushworth [1907-1943]
Edgar Louis Rushworth [1881-1901]
Ernest Rushworth [1854-19??]
F. W. Rushworth [18??-1???]
Fred Rushworth [1875-1944]
Frederick Rushworth [1846-1911]
Geoffrey Charles Kay Rushworth [1915-1990]
George Rushworth [18??-18??]
George Rushworth [1812-1???]
George Rushworth [1816-1883]
George Walter Rushworth [18??-19??]
Henry Rushworth [18??-19??]
Herbert Rushworth [1891-1916]
Isaiah Rushworth [1836-1863]
J. Rushworth [1???-19??]
Rev James Haydn Rushworth [19??-197?]
Joe Edward Rushworth [18??-19??]
John Rushworth [18??-19??]
John Rushworth [1802-1852]
John Rushworth [1826-1895]
John Rushworth [1837-1???]
John Eric Richardson Rushworth [1908-1991]
John Lister Rushworth [1845-1???]
Jonas Rushworth [16??-16??]
Jonas Rushworth [1738-1807]
Jonas William Rushworth [18??-19??]
Jonas William Rushworth [1895-1916]
Jonathan Rushworth [1808-1???]
Joseph Rushworth [18??-18??]
Joseph Rushworth [1808-1878]
Joseph Rushworth [1857-19??]
Ralph Rushworth [1886-1916]
Ratcliffe Rushworth [18??-18??]
Richard Rushworth [1877-1928]
Samuel Rushworth [18??-18??]
Stephen Rushworth [17??-18??]
Thomas Rushworth [1846-1891]
Thomas Paine Rushworth [1832-1???]
Tom Rushworth [1876-1917]
Walter Rushworth [1845-1???]
Wilfred Rushworth [1894-1917]
William Rushworth [17??-18??]
William Rushworth [1793-18??]
William Rushworth [18??-1???]
William Rushworth [18??-19??]
William Rushworth [1828-18??]
William Rushworth [1829-19??]
William Henry Rushworth [1848-1891]


Rushworth, Mr
[1???-18??] In December 1838, he was passing through a wood near Elland when he was attacked by 2 men, Brooke and Collingwood. He defended himself with his sword-stick and seriously injured Collingwood. Brooke tended Collingwood, attempting to staunch the flow of blood. The jury found both men guilty, but because of Collingwood's injuries and Brooke's humanity, the 2 were sentenced to 6 months' imprisonment instead of transportation for life

Rushworth, Mr
[17??-1???]

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. William
  2. Mary who married Robert Holroyd

Rushworth, Abraham Crowther
[1847-1895] Born in Ovenden.

He was a joiner & carpenter.

In 1869, he married Ellen Nicholl [1844-1903] in Halifax.


Ellen was born in Southowram
 

Children:

  1. Annetta [b 1870]
  2. Minnie [b 1872] who married Henry Birkbeck
  3. Florence / Florrie [b 1874]
  4. Tom
  5. Carrie [b 1879]
  6. Clara [b 1881]
  7. Herbert [b 1885]
  8. Willie [b 1887]

Rushworth, Allan
[1899-1918] Son of Sarah & William Rushworth of 96 West End, Queensbury.

During World War I, he served as a Private with C Company 1st/6th Battalion North Staffordshire Regiment.

He died 24th August 1918 (aged 19).

He was buried at the Fouquières Churchyard Extension [IV D 12]

Rushworth, Arthur
[1880-1916] Son of Thomas Rushworth.

Of Southowram.

He was a woolwasher [1901] / a mason's labourer [1911].

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 12th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

He died 17th August 1916 (aged 36).

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial [2A, 2C & 2D], on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Memorial at Saint Michael & All Angels' Church, Southowram Bank, on Southowram War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Saint Anne's Church, Southowram

Rushworth, Arthur
[1882-1906] Son of John Lister Rushworth.

Born in Halifax.

He was a joiner [1901, 1906].

He died in the North Bridge Tram Accident of 1906

Rushworth, Billy
[1???-19??] Owner of Rushworth & Company.

When the company was bought by Morgan's of Lye, he and his wife moved to Weston-super-Mare

Rushworth, Charles
[1815-1???] Son of William Rushworth.

On 24th December 1835, he married Susie Hanson at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Nerina / Serina [b 1840]
  2. Martha [b 1843]
  3. Frederick
  4. Charles

The family lived at Sowerby Street, Sowerby Bridge [1871]

Rushworth, Charles
[1848-1920] Son of Charles Rushworth.

In [Q1] 1874, he married Amelia Fox.


Amelia was the daughter of William Fox
 

Children:

  1. Charles William
  2. Edith
  3. Nellie

Rushworth, Charles
[1872-19??] Born in Queensbury.

He was a stone quarry man [1901] / a stone quarry man delver [1911].

He married Eliza Jane [1871-19??].


Eliza Jane was born in Wolsingham, Durham
 

Children:

  1. Martha Jane [b 1893] who was a woollen weaver [1911]
  2. Jonas William
  3. Lily [b 1896] who was a worsted spinner [1911]
  4. Mary [b 1898] who was a worsted spinner [1911]
  5. Florrie [1901-1902]
  6. Clara [b 1904]
  7. Amy [b 1907]
  8. Arnold [b 1908]
  9. Hilda Kathleen [b 1911]

The family lived at

  • 3 Beggarington Square East, Queensbury, Halifax [1901]
  • 1 Ada Street, Queensbury near Bradford [1911]
  • 8 Albert Edward Street, Queensbury [1916]

Living with them [in 1901, 1911], was visitor Sarah A Maddison [b 1867] (born Wolsingham, Durham; blind) 

Rushworth, Charles William
[1874-1945] Son of Charles Rushworth.

He was an engineer [1908] / a mechanical engineer and (probably) established Rushworth & Company.

On 28th March 1900, he married Eleanor Helliwell at West End Congregational Church, Sowerby Bridge.

Children:

  1. John William [1901-1970]
  2. Charles Donald [1906-1958]

Rushworth, Charley
[1871-1927] Son of Rachel & Thomas Rushworth.

Born in Lightcliffe.

Baptised at St Matthew's Church, Lightcliffe [31st March 1872].

He was a stone delver [1911] / landlord of the Jubilee Hotel, New Street [1927].

On 25th September 1905, he married Emma Collingwood [1877-19??] at St Anne's Church, Southowram.


Emma was born in Southowram
 

They had no children.

They lived at 2 Providence Building's, Southowram [1911]

Charley died at the Jubilee Hotel [13th June 1927].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £175 6/6d to Emma

Rushworth, Clement
[1907-1943] Son of Richard Rushworth.

Born in Halifax.

He was employed by Hartley & Sugden Limited.

In [Q1] 1935, he married May Elliott in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Gwendoline [b 1935]
  2. Margaret [b 1938]

They lived in Halifax

During World War II, he served as a Craftman with the XIII Corps Troops Workshops Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers.

He died 16th November 1943 (aged 36).

He was buried at the Cassino War Cemetery [VIII K 18].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Rushworth, Edgar Louis
[1881-1901] Son of Walter Rushworth.

He lived at 16 Westfield Place, Halifax.

During the South African Wars, he served as a Lance Corporal with the 2nd Battalion Scottish Rifles.

He died of enteric fever at Standerton, Transvaal, South Africa [5th January 1901].

He is remembered on the Halifax Parish Church South African War Memorial, and on West View Park War Memorial

Rushworth, Ernest
[1854-19??] Son of John Rushworth, joiner.

Born in Ovenden.

He was a carpet weaver of Ovenden [1872] / a carpet weaver [1881] / a velvet carpet weaver [1891] / a carpet weaver [1901].

In 1872, he married Hannah Kershaw at Halifax Parish Church.


Hannah, of Northowram, was the daughter of
Amos Kershaw
 

Children:

  1. Emma E [b 1875] who was a worsted twister [1891]
  2. Richard [b 1877] who was an oiler in cotton factory [1891]
  3. George [b 1879] who was a drysalter's assistant [1891], a carpet weaver [1901]
  4. John [b 1881] who was a news boy [1891]
  5. Sarah Ann [b 1883] who married Lewis Wroot
  6. Ralph

The family lived at

  • 5 Hodgson's Terrace, Northowram [1881]
  • 131 Boothtown Road, Akroydon [1891]
  • 3 Hodgson's Terrace, Boothtown Road, Halifax

Living with them in 1901 was grandson Harry Rushworth [b 1901]

Rushworth, F. W.
[18??-1???] He was master at St John's Day School, Warley [around 1875]. A report commented that he had
to teach all 7 standards on one day of each week and 5 standards on the other days, in addition to supervising the Infant class

Rushworth, Fred
[1875-1944] Son of Frederick Rushworth.

He retired in 1925.

On 12th June 1902, he married Gertrude Richardson.


Gertrude was born in halifax [17th February 1880] and died 3rd September 1947
 

Children:

  1. John Eric Richardson
  2. Geoffrey Charles Kay

Rushworth, Frederick
[1846-1911] Son of Charles Rushworth.

He was a partner in Greenwood & Rushworth.

In [Q4] 1872, he married (1) Isabel Kay in Halifax.


Isabel was born in Burton-in-Lonsdale [13th April 1840], and died 20th March 1897 (aged 57).

She was buried at St Michael's Church, Mytholmroyd

 

Children:

  1. Fred

In 1898, he married (2) Adelaide Nicholl in Ormskirk, Lancashire.


Adelaide was born in Sowerby [1868] and died in Leeds [1945] (aged 78) 
 

The family lived at

  • 48 Alma Street, Pellon Lane [1881]
  • 6 Pine Street, Portland Place, halifax [1891]
  • 44 Prescott Street, Halifax [1901]
He died at Lytham-St-Anne's [September 1911]

Rushworth, Geoffrey Charles Kay
[1915-1990] Son of Fred Rushworth.

On 3rd April 1940, he married Gladys Leach [1919-1994].


Gladys died in Harrogate [11th October 1994]
 

Children:

  1. Rodney
  2. Peter Kay

Rushworth, George
[18??-18??] He was a wire drawer [1866].

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. John Lister

Rushworth, George
[1812-1???] Born in Sowerby.

He was Manager at the Sowerby Bridge Industrial Society [1871].

He married Mary [1817-1???] from Wadsworth.

Children:

  1. John

The family lived at Hollins Terrace, Sowerby Bridge [1871].

Living with them [in 1871] were son John and family.

See Thomas Gill

Rushworth, George
[1816-1883] Of Boothtown Road, Halifax.

He married Ann [1824-1878].

The couple were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery with John Rushworth's wife & son


Question: Does anyone know the relationship between George and John Rushworth?

 

Rushworth, George Walter
[18??-19??] Artist.

He lived at 16 Westfield Place, Halifax [1905]

Rushworth, Henry
[18??-19??] Councillor for Halifax Central ward [1894]

Rushworth, Herbert
[1891-1916] Born in Burnley.

He worked for Crabtree & Farrar, Todmorden.

He lived at Jobling Street, Portsmouth, Todmorden.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 9th Battalion Devonshire Regiment.

He was killed in action on the first day of the Somme [1st July 1916].

He was buried at the Devonshire Cemetery, Mametz [B 6].

He is remembered on Todmorden War Memorial, and on Cornholme War Memorial

Rushworth, Isaiah
[1836-1863] Son of John Rushworth.

Born 9th July 1836.

Baptised at Ebenezer Primitive Methodist Church, Halifax [7th August 1836].

He was an errand boy [1851].

On the 17th June 1859, Isaiah sailed from Liverpool, aboard the Everet, and arrived at New York on the 24th June 1859.

He is remembered on the family grave at Lister Lane Cemetery.

The epitaph records that Isaiah died


after two and half years' service in the Federal Army America
 

Rushworth, J.
[1???-19??] Cabinet maker at Seedlings Mount Street, Halifax [1936].


Question: Does anyone know whether he was connected to J. Rushworth & Sons?

 

Rushworth, Rev James Haydn
[19??-197?] From Elland.

He was Vicar of Harley Wood [1957] and Vicar of Holy Trinity Church [1958-1970s].

He never married.

He lived at 21 Balmoral Place, Halifax.

He died from a heart attack [1970s].

See Memories of Holy Trinity Schools

Rushworth, Joe Edward
[18??-19??] Partner in Rushworth & Company.

He lived at 1 Seed Hill Grove, Mill Lane, Mixenden [1905]

Rushworth, John
[18??-19??] Partner in Rushworth & Company.

He lived at 1 Seed Hill Grove, Mill Lane, Mixenden [1905]

Rushworth, John
[1802-1852] He was a farmer at Mount Pellon [1841, 1851].

On 26th March 1826, he married Sarah Mitchell [1801-1875] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. George [b 1826]
  2. Jane [born 11th April 1832 baptised 5th September 1832]
  3. Ellen Eliza [born 13th September 1833 baptised 18th October 1833]
  4. Isaiah

The children's births were registered at the Ebenezer Primitive Methodist Chapel, Cabbage Lane, Halifax.

The family lived at

  • Mount Pellon, Halifax [1841]
  • 19 Mount Pellon, Halifax [1851]

John died in 1852.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £600.

Sarah was buried at Lister Lane Cemetery with George Rushworth and his wife. Son Isaiah is remembered on the headstone.


Question: Does anyone know the relationship between John and George Rushworth?

 

Rushworth, John
[1826-1895] Born in Midgley.

He was a railway guard [1861, 1871, 1881] / an orphan manager at Calvert Orphans' Home [1891].

On 27th November 1853, he married Jane Atkinson [1836-1916] at the church of St Giles & St Mary, Pontefract.


Jane was born in Methley.

She was matron at Calvert Orphans' Home [1891]

 

Children:

  1. Mary Elizabeth [b 1855]
  2. John Edward [b 1858]
  3. George [1861-1883]
  4. Ann [1868-1956]

The family lived at

  • 4 Baptist Street, Wortley, [1861]
  • 25 Smith Street, Halifax, [1871]
  • 4 School Street, Halifax, [1881]
  • Holly Hall, Warley [1891]

Members of the family were buried at All Souls' Church, Halifax: George [4th December 1883]; John [23rd October 1895]; Jane [12th December 1916]

Rushworth, John
[1837-1???] Son of George Rushworth.

He was a master pattern maker employing 1 man & 2 boys [1871].

He married Annie [1837-1???] from Womersley, Yorkshire.

Children:

  1. Bertha [b 1865]
  2. Mary A. [b 1867]
  3. George [b 1869]
  4. Amy [b 1870]

In 1871, they were living at Hollins Terrace, Sowerby Bridge with John's parents

Rushworth, John Eric Richardson
[1908-1991] Son of Fred Rushworth.

In [Q4] 1938, he married (1) Kathleen Cookson [1913-1997].

The couple divorced in 1949.


Kathleen married Francis W. Foster
 

In [Q1] 1950, he married (2) Betty Weir Cairns in Calder District.


Betty was born in Barnoldswick [12th July 1921] and died 5th January 2005
 

Children:

  1. John Roderick

Rushworth, John Lister
[1845-1???] Son of George Rushworth.

Born in Hipperholme.

He was a brazier of Hipperholme [1866] / a coppersmith [1871] / a coppersmith (foreman) [1881] / a coppersmith [1891, 1901, 1911]

In 1866, he married (1) Sarah Ann Ellis [1845-1909] at Halifax Parish Church.


Sarah Ann, of Northowram, was born in Ovenden, the daughter of Joseph Ellis, a delver
 

Children:

  1. George [b 1867] who was a silk machinery oiler [1881]
  2. Robert J [b 1868] who was a worsted doffer [1881], an iron worker [1891]
  3. Charlie [b 1871] who was a tailor [1891]
  4. Emma [b 1873] who was a woollen spinner [1891]
  5. Delia [b 1875] who was a woollen spinner [1891], a machine minder [1901]
  6. Ethel [b 1878] who was a woollen spinner [1891]
  7. Ada [b 1880] who was a bookkeeper [1901]
  8. Arthur

Sarah Ann died in 1909.

In [Q3] 1910, John married (2) Emily Brown [1855-19??] in Halifax.

The family lived at

  • Northowram Village [1871]
  • 51 Beacon Hill Road, Northowram [1881]
  • Old Godley Lane, Northowram [1891]
  • 3 Old Godley Lane, Halifax [1901]
  • 7 Richardson Street, Halifax [1911]

Living with them in 1911 was boarder Charles Dean Bullough [aged 19] (shop assistant) 

Rushworth, Jonas
[16??-16??] Of Denholm Gate

Heywood records


Jonas Rushworth's wife, of Denholm Gate, was at Halifax on Saturday 25th January 1678.

Came home, went to bed, found herself cold, asked husband to come to bed, put herself into his bosom, instantly breathed her last

 

Rushworth, Jonas
[1738-1807] Landlord of the Mile's Cross, Ovenden for many years until his death. He died 4th October 1807 [aged 69]

Rushworth, Jonas William
[18??-19??] Partner in Rushworth & Company.

He lived at 1 Seed Hill Grove, Mill Lane, Mixenden [1905]

Rushworth, Jonas William
[1895-1916] Son of Charles Rushworth

He was a member of school & choir at Union Croft Chapel, Ambler Thorn / a worsted doffer [1911].

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 1st/7th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was reported missing and assumed to have died [3rd September 1916].

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial [6A & 6B], and on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Rushworth, Jonathan
[1808-1???] Or Benjamin. Aka Daunt Rushworth.

One of the gang who attacked Thomas Cockcroft and Robert Crossley in 1839. Rushworth had grabbed the horse which was pulling the trap.

At the trial on 5th March 1840, he was transported to Van Diemen's Land for 15 years. He was one of 259 convicts who left England on the Duncan [10th December 1840]

Rushworth, Joseph
[18??-18??] Stamp distributor at Commercial Buildings, Brighouse [1861]. Partner in Joseph & Alfred Rushworth

Rushworth, Joseph
[1808-1878] Born in Huddersfield.

He was a stone mason [1841] / a mason [1851] / a beerseller at the Who could a' thowt it, Southowram [1871].

He married Jane [1812-1889].


Jane came from York
 

Children:

  1. Mary [b 1831]
  2. Elizabeth [b 1835] who was a worsted spinner [1851]
  3. John [b 1840] who was a worsted spinner [1851]
  4. Thomas
  5. Mark [b 1848]
  6. Joseph [b 1852]
  7. Mary E [b 1854]
  8. Sarah Jane [b 1857]

The family lived at

  • Paddock Foot, Huddersfield [1841]
  • Bank Bottom, Southowram [1851]

Living with them [in 1851] were visitors John Smides [aged 29] (mason) and William Moore [aged 35] (stone cutter).

John died 21st December 1878.

After Joseph's death, Jane took over at the Who could a' thowt it [1881].

She died 14th November 1889.

The couple were buried at St Anne's Church, Southowram [b 10]

Rushworth, Joseph
[1857-19??] Born in Horbury.

He was (possibly) innkeeper at the Shoulder of Mutton, Southowram [1900] / a cabinet maker [1901] / innkeeper at the Shoulder of Mutton, Southowram [1911].

In [Q4] 1894, he married Bertha Thorpe [1869-19??] in Wakefield.


Bertha was born in Woolley
 

They had no children.

They lived at 21 Thomas Street, Brighouse [1901]

Rushworth, Ralph
[1886-1916] Son of Ernest Rushworth.

He was an assistant drawing overlooker (worsted) [1901] / a worsted spinning overlooker [1911] / an overlooker of St Peter's Street, Northowram [1912] / an overlooker with Thomas Hoyle & Sons Limited at Ellen Royd Mills.

In 1911, he was living with his sister Sarah Ann and her husband Lewis Wroot.

In [Q2] 1912, he married Martha Hannah Buckley [1890-19??] in Halifax.


Martha Hannah, of 51 Battinson Road, Halifax, was the daughter of Sam Buckley, wire drawer
 

Children:

  1. Hannah [b 1912]
  2. Lavinia [b 1914]

During World War I, he enlisted [1st January 1915], and served as a Private with the 8th Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment.

He was seriously wounded in the right leg when a shell burst whilst he was on duty in a communication trench.

He died of wounds [22nd May 1916] (aged 28).

He was buried at the Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension [1 A 29].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Rushworth, Ratcliffe
[18??-18??] Recorded in 1861, when he was postmaster, linen draper and fustian manufacturer as Ratcliffe Rushworth & Son

Rushworth, Richard
[1877-1928] Born in Halifax.

He was a woollen washer [1901] / a carpet weaver [1911].

In [Q3] 1896, he married Caroline (Carrie) Bott [1878-19??] in Halifax.


Caroline was born in Lichfield, Staffordshire
 

Children:

  1. Trevor [1903-1963]
  2. Ivy [b 1905]
  3. Clement
  4. George [b 1910]

The family lived at 3 Haydn Street, Halifax [1901, 1911]

Rushworth, Samuel
[18??-18??]

In [Q1] 1867, he married Judith [1849-1904] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Eliza [b 1868]
  2. Richard Hepworth [b 1873]
  3. Agnes [b 1875]

On 18th December 1886, Judith married Joseph Aspinall

Rushworth, Stephen
[17??-18??]

He married Unknown.

The family lived at Castle Hill, Rastrick [1820].

In 1820, he was digging in his garden at Castle Hill, Rastrick when he discovered a ceramic urn containing bones. This may have been associated with the earthworks Castle Hill, Rastrick

Rushworth, Thomas
[1846-1891] Son of Joseph Rushworth.

Born in Marsden.

He was a delver [1869] / a stone delver [1871, 1881] / a stone delver and beerhouse keeper at Clough Head, Southowram – possibly the Who could a' thowt it, Southowram [1891] / an engine tenter stone quarry [1901] / a quarry engine tenter [1911].

In [Q3] 1869, he married Rachel Sharp [1850-1???].


Rachel was born in Lightcliffe, the daughter of gardener George Sharp of Hipperholme
 

Children:

  1. Charley [b 1871] who was a stationary engine tenter [1891] and a delver stone quarry [1901]
  2. Edith [b 1873]
  3. Annie [b 1874]
  4. Herbert [b 1876] who was a stone mason [1901]
  5. John William [b 1879] who was a stone mason [1901]
  6. Arthur Arthur [b 1880] who was a stepson mason's labourer [1911]
  7. Sam [b 1882] who was a delver stone quarry [1901]

The family lived at

  • 4 Langley House, Hipperholme cum Brighouse [1871]
  • 10 Lane End, Hipperholme with Brighouse [1881]
  • Clough Head, Southowram [1891]
  • Marsh Delves, Southowram [1901]
  • 12 Marsh Delves, Southowram [1911]

Thomas died in 1891 (aged 75).

He is mentioned in the List of Local Wills: 1891

In 1891, Rachel was publican at the Who could a' thowt it, Southowram.

Living with them [in 1891] was nephew Mark Rushworth [b 1865] (stone delver).


In July 1894, a child – George Rushworth – was born. In 1907, he was baptised at Halifax Parish Church. His parents were recorded as Thomas Rushworth (deceased), quarryman of Marsh Delves, and Rachel.

Thomas had been dead for 3 years, and couldn't be the father.

George was an apprentice beltmaker [1911]

 

In 1898, Rachel married James Emmett

Rushworth, Thomas Paine
[1832-1???] Born in Almondbury, Huddersfield.

He was a joiner.

He married Emma Naylor [1842-1???].


Emma was born in Elland
 

Children:

  1. Rachel [1872-1955] who married James Middleton
  2. Charles S. [b 1876] who was a railway goods porter [1901]

In 1901, Thomas, Emma & Charles were living with daughter Rachel & her family in Birds Royd Lane, Brighouse

Rushworth, Tom
[1876-1917] Son of Abraham Crowther Rushworth.

Born in Halifax.

He was a member of St Edward's Mission Church, Boothtown / a dyer's labourer [1911] / employed at Brookfoot Dyeworks / a boiler maker with Fleming's of Boothtown.

In 1911, he was living at 3 West View, Boothtown with:

  • sister Clara Rushworth [b 1881] who was a cotton warper
  • sister Minnie Birkbeck
  • brother-in-law Henry Birkbeck

In 1916, he married Mary Alice Southwell in Halifax.

They lived at

  • 90 St Peter's Street, Boothtown [1917]
  • 15 Lee Bank, Halifax

During World War I, he enlisted [27th March 1916], and he served as a Private with the 2nd/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He went to the Front [9th January 1917].

He was killed in action by shellfire in Seneschal farm sector, River Lys [7th May 1917] (aged 41).

He was buried at the Ecoust Military Cemetery, Ecoust-St. Mien [II A 17]

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Rushworth, Walter
[1845-1???] Born in Sowerby.

He was a designer of woven fabrics [1881].

He married Sarah Ann [1842-1???].


Sarah Ann was born in Sowerby
 

Children:

  1. Elizabeth Ellen [b 1868]
  2. George Vernon Culpin [b 1873]
  3. James Thomas [b 1875]
  4. Ernest Gilbert [b 1880]
  5. Edgar Louis Rushworth

The family lived at Sowerby Green [1881]

Rushworth, Wilfred
[1894-1917]

In [Q4] 1916, he married Edith Ann Binns in Halifax.

They lived at 3 Coronation Terrace, Bailiff Bridge

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 12th/13th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers.

He died 30th October 1917 (aged 23).

He was buried at the Buttes New British Cemetery, Polygon Wood [XXIII C 1]

Rushworth, William
[17??-18??] Of Crawstone Hall, Greetland.

Son of Mr Rushworth.

Around 1782/3, he married Grace, daughter of Jeremiah Holroyde.

Children:

  1. daughter
  2. child who was stillborn

Grace was buried at Coley Church [7th July 1790].

After his wife's death and the collapse of his business, William emigrated to Canada with his daughter

Rushworth, William
[1793-18??] Born at Sowerby Hall.

He was a tea dealer [1841] / a grocer [1851]

He married Sarah (Sally) Horsfall [1795-18??] from Sowerby.

Children:

  1. Charles
  2. William [b 1817]
  3. Mary [b 1819]
  4. Sally [b 1820]

Rushworth, William
[18??-1???] Of Halifax.

He married Sarah.

Children:

  1. Walter [1850] who died aged 2 weeks
  2. Fanny [1854-1857]

The children were buried at St Martin's Church, Brighouse with Elizabeth Womersley [1794-1875]

Rushworth, William
[18??-19??] Of Rushworth & Company.

He lived at 5 Orion Place, Sowerby Bridge [1905]

Rushworth, William
[1828-18??] He was a labourer [1871].

He married Sarah Womersley.


Sarah was the daughter of
Mr Womersley
 

Children:

  1. William Henry
  2. Elizabeth Ann [b 1860]

The family lived at 9 Mount Street, Halifax [1871].

Living with them [in 1871] were mother-in-law Elizabeth Womersley and 3 lodgers

Rushworth, William
[1829-19??] Born in Mixenden.

He married Mary [1833-19??] from Mixenden.

They lived at Slead Hall, Brighouse [1901]

Rushworth, William Henry
[1848-1891] Son of William Rushworth.

Born in Brighouse.

He was a butcher [1871, 1876] / butcher and landlord of the Bowling Green, Halifax [1891].

In 1876, he married (1) Martha Hannah, daughter of Godfrey Taylor, at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Beatrice [b 1880]

In 1890, he married (2) Emily Charlotte Turner, widow of William Hunt.

The family lived at 7 Woolshops, Halifax [with Martha Hannah's parents 1881].

Living with them [in 1891] were stepdaughter Jane Hunt and visitor Ann Howarth [aged 58] (widow).

In 1893, after William Henry's death, Emily Charlotte married Frank Robinson in Bradford

 

Rushworth surname
A variant of the surname Rishworth.

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout The name is recorded in 1275

There are over 50 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Rushworth, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Rushworth:


Marriages 1805, 1856, 1872, 1895, 1896, 1900, 1915, 1942; Deaths 1835, 1861, 1866, 1900, 1907
 



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