Haworth Parish Church Gravestones

Rushworth entries.

These were kindly recorded by Joyce Fothergill of Keighley.


Memorial Inscriptions.

The gates and pillars were erected in 1824 by various people including William & Joseph Rushworth.

In Memory of Mary, wife of Joseph? Rushworth of Mouldgreave and daughter of Joseph Midgley esq of Oldfield, Lord of the Manor of Haworth, who died Feb 22nd 1809 aged 50yrs. Also William? Rushworth of Mouldgreave, husband of the above Mary who died October 16th 1848 aged 88yrs.

In Memory of Sally, daughter of Joseph & Mary Rushworth of Mouldgreave who died April 18th 1821 aged 10yrs. Also of Grace, wife of William Sutcliffe of Mouldgreave who died June 10th 1812 aged 85yrs. Also of William Sutcliffe of Colden Edge [or Lodge], Heptonstall, who died Sept 1812 aged 86yrs. Also Grace, daughter of Joseph & Mary Rushworth who died Feb 1813 aged 21yrs. Also Mary Rushworth of Mouldgreave who died aged 70yrs in 1886 [could be 1883].

In Memory of Mary, wife of Joseph Rushworth of Mouldgreave who died Nov 17th 1851 aged 73yrs. Also Joseph Rushworth who died May 15th 1870 aged 86yrs. Also William Rushworth son of Joseph and Mary, died Nov 14th 1870 aged 66yrs?.Also Mary Rushworth daughter of Joseph and Mary, died Dec 28th 1886 aged 70yrs.

In Memory of Betty daughter of George & Sarah Rushworth of Oakworth Hall who died May 29th 1832 aged 2 months. Also Mary their daughter who died Feb 6th 1835 aged 1yr. Also Sarah Rushworth who died May 31st 1835 aged 32yrs.

In Memory of Mary, daughter of Sarah Rushworth who died May 22nd 1843? aged 20yrs. Also Sarah Rushworth who died May 1st 1886 aged 88yrs.

In Memory of Hannah, wife of Henry Yates of Oxenhope who died May 20th 1826 aged 61yrs. Also of Henry Yates who died January 1854 aged 77yrs. Also Grace, daughter of Yates and Grace Rushworth who died June 1842 aged 23yrs? Also Grace, wife of Yates Rushworth who died January 28th 1846 aged 55yrs. Also Susey their daughter who died Sept 20th 1847 aged 23yrs. Also yates Rushworth died August 1848 aged 57yrs. Also Emma beloved wife of Henry Yates Rushworth who died April 27th 1900 aged 70yrs. Also Henry Yates Rushworth died Dec 22nd 1905. Joseph, son of Henry Yates & Emma Rushworth died Nov 25th aged 56yrs.

In memory of Mary daughter of Thomas & Sally Rushworth of Vale Mill who died January 31st 1882 aged 40yrs. Also thomas Rushworth who died January 24th 1888 aged 67yrs and Mary his wife who died December 3rd 1888 aged 70yrs.

Here Lyeth the body of Susanna, wife of James Rushworth of Isle who died May 29th 1770 aged 55yrs. Also James Rushworth her husband who died July 28th 1790 aged 85yrs. Also Ann, wife of Francis Barraclough and daughter of the above who died Sept 19th 1816 aged 42yrs.

In Memory of Sally, wife of Thomas Rushworth of Mill Hill who died May 5th 1849 aged 31yrs. Also Maria their daughter, died June 27th 1851 aged 5yrs.

Here Lyeth the body of Sarah, wife of Thomas Rushworth who died June 15th 1761 aged 45yrs. Also Martha daughter of Thomas Rushworth of Stairs, Oxenhope who died Oct 5th 1798 aged 34yrs. Also Thomas Rushworth who died Oct 26th 1799 aged 78yrs.

Here Lyeth the body of William Rushworth of Mouldgrieve in Oxenhope who died Feb 18th 1763 aged 57yrs. Also Susan his wife who died May 13th 1780 aged 76yrs. Also John Rushworth their grandson who died August 10th 1826 aged 57yrs. Also Sally, wife of Thomas Rushworth who died April 4th 1855 aged 86yrs. Also of Joseph, son of Thomas & Sally Rushworth who died Feb 14th 1884 aged 80yrs. Also Mercy or Mary wife of Joseph Rushworth who died April 6th 1887 aged 73yrs.

Here Lyeth the body of Susanna, daughter of Joseph Rushworth of Mouldgreave who died Sept 13th 1767 in the 1st year of her age. Also Joseph Rushworth who died April 18th 1773 aged 37yrs. Also Grace, widow of Joseph Rushworth, who died Oct 14th 1784 aged 63yrs. Also John, son of Thomas & Sally Rushworth, died Aug 16th 1822 16yrs.

1670 Samual Rushworth. 1772? Alice Widdop of Haworth, died 17th Dec 1802, 60yrs. Also Greenwood, son of John & Rebecca?, died July 16th 1837 10yrs.

Here Lyeth the body of Joseph Rushworth, buried March 6th 1743. Also Mary daughter of John Rushworth, buried May 3rd 1769. Also Mary, wife of John Rushworth died March 18th 1773 aged 37yrs. Also Joseph his son, died January 12th 1753 aged 23yrs.

From a paper inside Haworth Church - Wm. Rushworth of Near Oxenhope died Feb 22nd 1763.

In Memory of James Rushworth of Hull, late of Haworth, died April 5th 1826 aged 52yrs. Also John, son of Thomas Rushworth & Rebecca his wife of Haworth who died April 19th 1827 aged 48 weeks. Also William their son, died March 24th 1839 aged 1yr. Also the said Thomas Rushworth who died Oct 16th 1857 aged 53yrs. Also the above Rebecca, widow of Thomas, died April 21st 1862 aged 58yrs.

John Rushworth of Bell Isle, Haworth, died April 10th 1878 aged 43 yrs. Also Mary Elizabeth, daughter of John & Sarah Rushworth, died March 15th 1866 aged 2yrs. Frank their son died January 16th 1864 aged 1yr. Sarah Ann their daughter died Feb 27th 1887 aged 12yrs. Sarah, wife of above John died Feb 5th 1909 aged 76yrs.

In Memory of George Rushworth of Vale Lane, died January 30th 1885 aged 72yrs. Also Sarah, daughter of George & Nanny Rushworth, died May 1st 1855 aged 9yrs. Also Nanny Rushworth above named, died December 17th 1899 aged 83yrs. Also Mary their? daughter, died March 18th 1931 aged 73yrs. Also Bessie, daughter of George & Martha Jane Rushworth of Mythomes Lane died April 23rd 1932 aged 28yrs.

William Robert Rushworth, son of David & Betty of Shipley, died November 3oth 1863 aged 2yrs. Also David Rushworth died August 16th 1876 aged 48yrs.

In Memory of Arthur, son of Richard & Mary Rushworth of Stanbury who died 16th Dec 1871 aged 2yrs. Also Richard Rushworth born Oct 4th 1841, died August 8th 1891. Also Mary his wife, died July 21st 1922 aged 81yrs. Also George A Rushworth their son. died Feb 6th 1934 aged 66yrs. Also Rebecca, wife of George who died Nov 8th 1950 aged 85yrs. Also Thomas Rushworth son of above died December 29th 1950 aged 56yrs.

In Memory of Jonas Rushworth, son of John & Ann of Utley, Keighley who died 26th January 1794 aged 25yrs. Also Ann, mothet of above Jonas who died November 21st 1811 aged 64yrs. Also Sarah Rushworth of Isle who died December 11th 1859 aged 29yrs. Also John Rushworth of Isle, Haworth who died January 9th 1843 aged 36yrs. Also Mary, daughter of John & Martha Rushworth of Isle, Haworth who died 4th January 1876 aged 78yrs. Also James their son, died Oct 2nd 1876 aged 72yrs.

In Memory of John Rushworth of Isle who died Oct 6th 1779 aged 31yrs. Also Thomas son of John & Martha Rushworth of Isle, Haworth who died Dec 9th 1845 aged 57y. Also the above named John Rushworth who died January 9th 1816 aged 72yrs. Also the above named Martha who died August 28th 1860 aged 81yrs. Also Jonas their son who died September 4th 1861 aged 40yrs.

In Memory of Abraham Rushworth of Haworth who died June 6th 1837 aged 74yrs. Also Hannah his widow, died December 28th 1851 aged 86yrs.

In Memory of John Rushworth of Stanbury who died Oct 9th 1800 aged 19?yrs. Also M In Memory of Joseph, son of John & Betty Rushworth of Stanbury who died Aug 30th 1818 aged 1yr. Also John their son who died January 9th 1820 aged 19months. Also Mary their daughter who died Oct 12th 1822 aged 1yr. Also the above named John Rushworth who died Nov 21st 1842 aged 50yrs. Also Betty, widow of John who died Dec 2nd 1851 aged 60yrs.

In Memory of Mary, wife of William Rushworth of Mouldgrave and daughter of Joseph Midgley Esq of Oldfield, late Lord of the Manor of Haworth who died Feb 25th 1809 aged 50yrs. Also William Rushworth of Mouldgrave who died Oct 16th 1818 aged 88yrs.

In Memory of Rebecca, wife of George Rushworth of Stanbury, died Oct 20th 1870 aged 55yrs. Also James Simpson of Stanbury, died April 24th 1864 aged 74yrs. Also George Rushworth, died Nov 5th 1889 aged 74yrs. Also Betty, second wife of George Rushworth who died Feb 10th 1904 aged 70yrs.

In Memory of Elizabeth, wife of Robert Rushworth of Stanbury, born Oct 26th 1841, died June 6th 1878. Also Rebecca their daughter, born March 5th 1869, died July 25th 1872. Also John their son, born May 8th 1875 died May 22nd 1876.

In Memory of John Rushworth of Bell Isle, Haworth, died April 1878 aged 43yrs. Also Mary Elizabeth daughter of John & Sarah Rushworth, died March 15th 1866 aged 21yrs. Also Frank their son died January 16th 1864 aged 1yr. Also Sarah Ann their daughter, died Feb 27th 1887 aged 12yrs. Also Sarah Rushworth wife of John, died Feb 5th 1909 aged 76yrs.

Here Lyeth the body of Joseph Rushworth of Stanbury, died July 1st 1798. Also John Rushworth died July 27th 1815 aged 80?yrs. Also Betty his wife, died June 7th 1819 aged 86yrs. Also Mary Hird, died Sept 4th 1836 aged 70yrs.

In Memory of James, son of Joseph & Elizabeth Rushworth of Isle, died Sept 4th 1858 aged 9yrs. Also Joseph their son, died Feb 17th 1863 aged 16yrs. Also Nanny their daughter died June 12th 1869 aged 18yrs. Also Elizabeth their daughter, died November 13th 1871 aged 18yrs. Also Amelia their daughter died March 7th 1873 aged 16yrs. Also Thomas their son died July 11th 1877 aged 34yrs. Also Elizabeth wife of Joseph Rushworth, died March 27 1886 69y.

In Memory of Betty Tempest of Haworth, died January 19th 1887 aged 66yrs. Also Thomas Rushworth who died at Bradford Feb 22nd 1902 aged 60yrs. Also Ann Tempest died Dec 13th 1941 aged 97yrs.


The following from Keighley Library Records may duplicate the above entries:

Sarah Ann, dau of Abraham & Ellen Eccles of Haworth Sept 18th 1859 6yrs. Abraham Eccles Nov 22 1873 46yrs. Ellen, relict of Abraham & wife of Wm Brook Oct 7th 1879 52yrs. William Brook June 22nd 1882 62yrs. Heaton Rushworth June 1st 1905 73yrs.

Sally wife of Thomas Rushworth of Mill Hill May 5th 1849 31yrs. Maria their Daughter June 27th 1851 5yrs.

Susannah wife of James Rushworth May 29 1770 55yrs. James Rushworth July 28th 1790 85yrs. Ann wife of Francis Barraclough & daughter of James Sept 19th 1816 42yrs.

Jonas Rushworth Feb? 1670. Samual Rushworth 1772. Alice Widdop of Haworth Dec 18th 1802 60yrs. Greenwood son of John & Rebecca Greenwood July 16 1837 10yr.

Susannah daughter of Joseph Rushworth of Mouldgreave Sept 13th 1767 1yr. Joseph Rushworth April 18th 1773 37yr. Grace relict of Joseph Rushworth Oct 14th 1784 63yr. John son of Thomas & Sally Rushworth Aug 16 1822 16yr.

Jonas son of John & Ann Rushworth Jan 26th 1794 25yr. Ann above Nov 21st 1811 64yr. Sarah Rushworth of Isle dec 11th 1839 27yr. John Rushworth of Isle Jan 9th 1843 36yr. Mary dau of John & Martha Rushworth of Isle Jan 4th 1876 75yr. James their son Oct 2nd 1876 72yr.

John Rushworth of Isle Oct 6th 1779 31yr. Thomas son of John & Martha Rushworth Dec 9th 1845 37yr. John Rushworth Jan 9th 1846 72yr. Martha relict of John Rushworth Aug 28th 1860 81yr. Jonas their son Sept 4th 1861 40yr.

William Rushworth of Mouldgreave of Oxenhope Feb 18th 1763 57yr. Susan his relict May 13th 1780 76yr. John their grandson Aug 10th 1826 57yr. Sally wife of Thomas Rushworth of Marsh, Oxenhope Sept 4th 1853 82yr. Joseph son of Thomas & Sally Rushworth Feb 19th 1884 80yr. Mercy wife of Joseph Rushworth April 6th 1887 73yr.

Sarah wife of Thomas Rushworth of Stairs June 15 1761 45yr. Martha their daughter Oct 25th 1798 34yr. Thomas Rushworth Oct 21st 1799 78yr.

Joseph Rushworth March 6th 1743. Mary Dau of John Rushworth May 3rd 1769. Mary wife of John Rushworth March 18th 1773 37yr. Joseph their son Feb 12th 1788 23yr.

Mary dau of Sarah Rushworth May 22nd 1843 20yr. Sarah Rushworth May 1st 1886 88yr.

John Rushworth Nov 21 1770 37yr?. Joseph Rushworth of Stanbury July 13th 1798 34yr. John Rushworth July 27 1815 80yr. Betty his wife June 7th 1819 86yr. Mary Hird Sept 4th 1834 70yrs.

Betty dau of George & Sarah Rushworth of Haworth Hall May 29th 1832 2 months. Mary dau of George & Sarah Rushworth Feb 6th 1835 1yr. Sarah Rushworth May 31st 1835 32yr.

Mary wife of Joseph Rushworth of Mouldgreave Nov 17th 1851 55yr. Joseph Rushworth May 13th 1870 86yr. William Rushworth their son Nov 14th 1870 66yr. Mary their daughter Dec 28 1880 70yr.

Abraham Rushworth of Haworth June 6th 1837 74yr. Hannah his relict Dec 28th 1851 86yr.

Ellen wife of James Rushworth of Hull, late of Haworth April 5 1826 52yr. John son of Thomas & Rebecca Rushworth April 19th 1827 48 weeks. William their son March 24th 1839 1yr. Thomas Rushworth Oct 16th 1857 53yr. Rebecca his relict April 21st 1862 58yr.

Mary wife of William Rushworth of Mouldgreave & Daughter of Joseph Midgley esq of Oldfield late Lord of the Manor Feb 22nd 1809 50yr. William Rushworth Oct 16th 1848 88yr.

Elizabeth, wife of Robert Rushworth of Stanbury born Oct 26 1841 died June 6th 1847. Rebecca their daughter born March 5 1869 died July 25 1872. John their son born May 8 1875 died May 22nd 1876.

Sally daughter of Joseph & Mary Rushworth of Mouldgreave died April 8th 1821 10yr. Grace wife of William Sutcliffe of Mouldgrave June 10th 1842 85yr. William Sutcliffe of Mouldgrave late of Colden Edge, Hepton Hall [probably should be Heptonstall] Sept 2nd 1842 86yr. Grace dau of jOseph 7 Mary Rushworth Feb 25th 1813 24yr. Mary Rushworth of Mouldgrave Dec 28th 1886 70yr.

John son of John & Betty Rushworth of Stanbury Aug 30 1818 1yr. John Rushworth their son Jan 9th 1820 9months. Mary their daughter Oct 12th 1822 1yr. John Rushworth Nov 2nd 1842 50yr. Betty his relict Dec 2nd 1851 60yr.

Mary dau of Thomas & Sally Rushworth of Vale Mill January 31st 1882 40yr. Thomas above January 24th 1888or9 67yr. Mary his wife Dec 30th 1888 70yr.

John Rushworth of Stanbury Oct 9th 1809 49yr. Mary his daughter Nov ? 1811 14yr. Holmes their son Dec 1st 1811 18yr. Betty his wife July 23rd 1823 62yr. Mary dau of Holmes & Ann Rushworth April 10th 1830 7yr. Joseph son of John & Betty Rushworth May 5th 1850 66yr. Esther relict of Joseph April 13th 1860 74yr.

George Rushworth of Vale Lane Jan 30th 1885 72yr. Sarah his daughter May 1st 1855 9yr. Nanny his wife Dec 17th 1899 83yr. Mary his daughter March 18th 1931 73yr. Bessie dau of George & Martha Jane Rushworth of Mythomes Lane April 23 1932 28yr.

Rebecca wife of George Rushworth of Stanbury Oct 20th 1870 55yr. James Simpson of Stanbury April 24th 1864 74yr. George Rushworth Nov 5th 1889 74yr. Betty second wife of George Rushworth Feb 10th 1904 70yr.

Children of Joseph & Elizabeth Rushworth of Isle: James Sept 9th 1858 9yr, Joseph Feb 17th 1863 16yr, Nanny June 12th 1869 18yr, Elizabeth Nov 13th 1871 18yr, Amelia March 7th 1873 16yr, Thomas July 11th 1877 34yr. Elizabeth their mother March 27 1886 69yr.

John Rushworth of Belle Isle April 10th 1873 43yr. Mary Elizabeth his daughter March 15th 1866 2yr. Frank his son Jan 16th 1864 1yr. Sarah Ann his daughter Feb 27th 1887 12yr. Sarah his wife Feb 5th 1909 76yr.

David Rushworth of Shipley Aug 16th 1876 48yr. Wm Robert his son Nov 30th 1863 2yr. Elizabeth Annie his daughter April 16th 1866 1yr. Betty name of wife [stone perished]. Mary wife of Holmes Rushworth Dec 29th 1912 75yr.

Richard Rushworth of Stanbury born Oct 4th 1841 died Aug 8th 1891. Mary his wife died July 21st 1922 81yr. Arthur his son died Dec 16th 1871 2yr. George A his son died Feb 4th 1934 66yr. Rebecca his wife died Nov 8th 1950 85yr. Thomas son of above died Dec 29th 1950 56yr.

Mary wife of Wm Sagar of Hull died March 23rd 1790 39yr. William above died Dec 28th 1807 58yr. James Rushworth died June 1st 1825 42yr. Esther his widow died Jan 25th 1843 61yr.

Mr Richard Pollard of Stanbury died Aug 25th 1735 70yr. Michael Pighells died June 4th 1789 64yr. Michael Pighells of Stubbing House died May 4th 1804 33yr. Mary relict of above and wife of John Fawthorpe of same place died Feb 17 1830 55yr. Sally wife of Thomas Rushworth of Mill Hill died May 5th 1849 31yr. Maria their daughter died june 27th 1851 5yr.

Susannah wife of James Rushworth died May 29th 1770 55yr. James Rushworth died July 28th 1790 85yr. Ann wife of Francis Barraclough & dau of James died Sept 19th 1816 42yr.


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