Silsden St. James Churchyard Memorial Inscriptions of RISHWORTHs and RUSHWORTHs.

The following infoformation was kindly supplied by Philip Rushworth.
(Verses have been omitted.)

RISHWORTH - Stone table.
In memory of MARGARET the daughter of WILLIAM & MARY RISHWORTH, of Marchup, who died January 7th 1826 in the 12th year of her age. Also of GEORGE their son who died July 8th 1850 in his 25th year. Also of the aforesaid MARY RISHWORTH who died Ocober 28th 18?? aged 78 years. Also of the aforesaid WILLIAM RISHWORTH who died April 11th 1872 in his 86th year.

RISHWORTH - Stone pillar type with railings.
In memory of JANE, the beloved daughter of THOMAS & MARTHA RISHWORTH of Silsden, who died December 11th 1862 in the 14th year of her age. Also of the above MARTHA RISHWORTH, born Feb 5th 1827 died May 10th 1898. Also of the above THOMAS RISHWORTH born Jan 5th 1820 died Apl 28 1903. Also of JEREMIAH PHILLIPS their son who died July 2 1918 aged 73 years. Also MARY SAVILLE their daughter who died December 27th 1933 age 90 yrs. In memory of MARY beloved wife of JOHN PHILLIPS of Swatha, who died October 20th 1866 aged 71 years. Also of the aforesaid JOHN PHILLIPS who died February 21st 1874 aged 81 yrs. Also of EMMA MARY daughter in law of THOMAS RISHWORTH of Swatha and daughter of the late JAMES BRACEWELL of Kildwick Station, born March 8th 1848, died November 18th 1883.

RUSHWORTH - Stone table.
In memory of GERORGE RUSHWORTH of Cringles who died June 11th 1819 aged 65 years. Also of HANNAH, daughter of the above George and Mary Rushworth, who died October 9th 1821 aged 32 years, Also the aforesaid MARY widow of the above George Rushworth, who died August 10th 1850 in her 97th year.

FLESHER - Stone low enclosed table (almost illegible).
Here lieth the body of Margaret the wife of HUGH FLESHER of Holden Gate, who departed this life the 11th day of March 179? in the 75th year of her age. Also MARGARET daughter of George and Mary RUSHWORTH of Cringles, who died January 24th 1795 in her 9th year. Also the body of the above HUGH FLESHER, who died April 25th 1807 in the 88th year of his age.

WATSON - Stone pillar type.
In memory of REBECCA WATSON of Car House, Howden, who died May 30th 1857, aged 31 years. Also of HENRY STEEL of Howden Gate, who died June 3rd 1862 in his 14th year. Also of RACHEL RISHWORTH of Shipley, born August 4th 1825 died July 4th 1892. In affectionate remembrance of JOHN STEEL of Haworth Hall, who died Febry 29th 1876 in his 84th year. (Later of Howden Gate.) Also of the above named ANN wife of John Steel of Haworth Hall, who died August 18th 1870 in her 74th year.

RISHWORTH - Stone vertical.
In memory of ANN daughter of THOMAS & ELIZABETH RISHWORTH of Crowtrees, who died July 25th 1860 in the 30th year of her life. Also of MIDGLEY, their son who died September 7th 1868 in his 32nd year. Also MARY JANE, their daughter who died December 23rd 1873 in her 30th yr.

RISHWORTH - Stone vertical.
In memory of JOHN RISHWORTH of Walton Hole, Silsden Moor, who died May 31st 1866 in the 74th year of his age. Also OLIVIA, widow of the above who died July 31st 1876 in the 70th year of her age. Also GRACE, the beloved wife of THOMAS RISHWORTH, who died October 16th 1889, in her 33rd year. Also the above THOMAS RISHWORTH, who died September 2nd 1909 in his 75th year. Also EMMA, who died June 13th 1939 in her 73rd year.

RISHWORTH - Stone table.
In memory of ELIZABETH the daughter of GEORGE and SARAH RISHWORTH of Well House, who died May 5th 1851, in the 19th year of her age. Also of the above SARAH who died July 27th 1860, aged 55 years. Also the above GEORGE RISHWORTH, who died January 26th 1886 in his 89th year. Also HUGH, their son who died March 6th 1896 in his 49th year.

RISHWORTH
In loving memory of MARGARET ELIZABETH, wife of FLESHER RISHWORTH of Silsden, who died March 13th 1903 aged 51 years. Also of the above FLESHER RISHWORTH, who died October 21st 1920 in his 73rd year.

RISHWORTH
In loving memory of ELEANOR FLORENCE, the beloved daughter of FREDERIC WILLIAM and SARAH RISHWORTH of Drabble House, Silsden, who died July 24th 1903 aged 3 years. Also the above FREDERIC WILLIAM RISHWORTH, who died May 19th 1955 in his 81st year. Also the above SARAH RISHWORTH, who died April 2nd 1959 in her 84th year. Also MARY and FRED died 15th February 1970 and 3rd September 1972.

RISHWORTH
In loving memory of BENJAMIN F. RISHWORTH of Moorside, Addingham, born January 22nd 1873, died October 26th 1917.

RISHWORTH
In loving memory of ANN the beloved wife of JOHN RISHWORTH of Moorside, Addingham who died May 9th 1900 aged 71 years. Also the above JOHN RISHWORTH who died March 7th 1903 aged 76 years.

RISHWORTH
In loving memory of CATHERINE the beloved wife of JOSEPH RISHWORTH of Woodside, Silsden who died June 13th 1901 aged 37 years. JOSEPH RISHWORTH, husband 1861 - 1929. JOHN FRANCIS, son 1890 - 1948. ANNIE RILEY, daughter 1894 - 1970.

RISHWORTH
In loving memory of ANN wife of THOMAS RISHWORTH of Silsden, died April 22nd 1887 aged 55 years. Also of the above THOMAS RISHWORTH who died October 16th 1896 aged 45 years.

RISHWORTH
In loving memory of GEORGE FRANCIS RISHWORTH of Brunthwaite, late of Horn House, Silsden Moor. Born March 4th 1830. Died January 9th 1910. Also SARAH ANN his wife who died May 7th 1939 aged 92 years. Also of MARY EMMA SPENCER, their daughter who died April 16th 1944 aged 73 years. Also of JAMES her husband who died March 10th 1947 aged 80 years.

RUSHWORTH
In loving memory of ENOCH RUSHWORTH 1868 - 1936. And of his wife MARY ELLEN RUSHWORTH 1872 - 1927.

SMITH & RISHWORTH
In loving memory of ALFRED SMITH of Braken Hill, Silsden. Born December 13th 1822. Died November 30th 1893. Also of GRACE his wife who died February 27th 1903 aged 79 years. Also of HENRY RISHWORTH, son of the above who died March 3rd 1925 aged 84 years. Also of MARY RISHWORTH, wife of the above died September 25th 1928 in her 85th year. Also LAVINIA daughter of ALFRED and GRACE SMITH, died April 1st 1934 ag 86 years.

RISHWORTH
In loving memory of URWIN son of GEORGE and MARY RISHWORTH of Silsden, who died November 27th 1891 aged 7 months. Also MARY their daughter died in infancy. Also ADA their daughter died October 26th 1907 aged 22 years, Also of the above GEORGE RISHWORTH who died October 19th 1915 aged 61 years. Also MARIA daughter of the above GEORGE and MARY RISHWORTH died October 13th 1923 aged 41. Also MARY wife of GEORGE RISHWORTH died February 2nd 1933 aged 79 years.

RUSHWORTH
In loving memory of JOSEPH RUSHWORTH who died August 26th 1926 aged 66 years. Also EVA his wife who died January 3rd 1943 aged 77 years. Also MAGGIE their daughter died July 31st 1966 aged 73 years.

RISHWORTH
MARGARET daughter of WILLIAM & MARY RISHWORTH of Marchup, died Jan 7th 1826 aged 12 years. Also GEORGE, son died 8.3.1850 aged 25. MARY RISHWORTH (wife) died Oct 28 1871 aged 78. William died 11.4.1872 aged 86.


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