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Family of William RISHWORTH and Elizabeth MOORHOUSE

Husband: William RISHWORTH (1648-1705)
Wife: Elizabeth MOORHOUSE ( - )
Children: Anne RISHWORTH (1700- )
Thomas RISHWORTH (1702-1772)
Marriage 9 Oct 1699 Addingham

Husband: William RISHWORTH

Name: William RISHWORTH
Sex: Male
Father: Thomas RISHWORTH (chr.1607, d.1699)
Mother: Ann BOULTON (bur.1693)
Birth 1648
Christening 29 Oct 1648 (age 0) Silsden, Kildwick Parish1
Residence Kildwick
Living 1702 (age 53-54) Gilgrange
Will 2 Jun 1705 (age 56-57) Gilgrange2
This Will shows that:
William Rishworth, yeoman of Gilgrange, also with property at Eastburn and Addingham Moorside made his Will on 2 June 1705 and had obviously died by the date of the Inventry on 31 Jul 1705, and that he had a wife Elizabeth, son Thomas, daughter Anne, and brothers John and Thomas.
Death 12 Jun 1705 (age 56-57) Kildwick
Burial 1705 Kildwick
Possessions 1794 (age 145-146) 55 acres land, two dwellings, two barns.; Eastburn
Purchased from his wife's brother fo £475.
AKA Guilielmus

Wife: Elizabeth MOORHOUSE

Name: Elizabeth MOORHOUSE
Sex: Female
Father: John MOORHOUSE ( - )
Mother: Mary ( - )

Child 1: Anne RISHWORTH

Sex: Female
Birth 1700
Baptism 21 Nov 1700 (age 0) Kildwick
Living 1705 (age 4-5) Gilgrange

Child 2: Thomas RISHWORTH

Name: Thomas RISHWORTH
Sex: Male
Spouse: Mary CLAPHAM (1714-1799)
Birth 1702 Gilgrange
Baptism 9 Aug 1702 (age 0) Kildwick3
Occupation 1732 (age 29-30) Yeoman; Gilgrange
Living 1732 (age 29-30) Gilgrange
Occupation 1772 (age 69-70) Genteleman; Thwaites, Bingley
Death 1772 (age 69-70) Thwaites, Bingley4
Surely this must be this Thomas?
Living 1772 (age 69-70) Thwaites, Bingley

Note on Husband: William RISHWORTH


Note on Wife: Elizabeth MOORHOUSE

Ilkley PR gives a burial on 21 Apr 1773 of "Elizabeth Rushworth of Ilkley,

Widow" which may be this person.


1"The Parish Registers of St. Andrew’s, Kildwick-in-Craven.". 1648 baptism in Silsden 29 Oct Gulielmus Rishworth fil; Tho: et Annæ.
2"Will of Wm Rishworth 1705". Will of WILLIAM RISHWORTH 1705.
3"The Parish Registers of St. Andrew’s, Kildwick-in-Craven.". 1702 baptism Aug 9 Thomas Rishworth Gulielmi et Elizabethæ de.
4"Will of Thos Rishworth 1772".