See also

Family of Alexander RISHWORTH and Beatrice Tempest

Husband: Alexander RISHWORTH ( -1591)
Wife: Beatrice Tempest ( - )
Children: Lawrence RISHWORTH ( -1642)
Marriage 1 Oct 1546

Husband: Alexander RISHWORTH

Name: Alexander RISHWORTH
Sex: Male
Name Suffix: J. P.
Father: John RISHWORTH (1502-1575)
Mother: Agnes PARKER (1504-1564)
Title J. P.
Occupation Gent
Residence Heath near Wakefield.
Possessions 1578 Coley Hall estates which he sold to Richard Sutherland
Possessions land in Great Horton and Shelf which he sold to his brothers John and Robert; 1560
Death 1591
Misc Justice of the Peace of West Riding of Yorkshire

Wife: Beatrice Tempest

Name: Beatrice Tempest
Sex: Female
Father: -
Mother: -

Child 1: Lawrence RISHWORTH

Name: Lawrence RISHWORTH
Sex: Male
Residence Warkworth, Northumberland
Or is it Alkington Park?
Death 1642 Biddick
Burial 8 Apr 1642 Chester-le-Street

Note on Husband: Alexander RISHWORTH

Alexander of Heath, son and heir. 1572 - sold reversion of Coley Hall to

Richard Sunderland of High Sunderland.


Philip Rushworth states, "In 1572 Alexander of Heath sold the Coley estate to

his brother Richard SUNDERLAND, and after his death it was split up. .........

Probably the most famous of the family was John Rishworth (1612-1690),

historian, Member of Parliament, and Secretary to Lord Fairfax and, later,

Oliver Cromwell. He was the grandson of Alexander of Heath, mentioned above."


Sold to John and Robert, his brothers, lands at Shelf and Horton 1560.

1578 sold Coley estates to Richard Sunderland (brother-in-law).