James Rushton

Brief Life History of James

When James Rushton was born in 1874, in Newton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Rushton, was 33 and his mother, Elizabeth Cowking, was 26. He married Isabel Nowell in 1919, in Slaidburn, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. He lived in Accrington, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Newton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years. He died on 25 June 1942, in Bowland, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 68.

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James Rushton
Isabel Nowell
Marriage: 1919

Sources (6)

  • James Rushton in household of William Rushton, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Legacy NFS Source: James Rushton - Government record: Census record: birth-name: James Rushton
  • Rushton, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

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World Events (8)

1878 · Bacup Natural History Society

The Bacup Natural History Society was established in 1878 in Lancashire. It holds a collection of over 4,000 photos, slides, and documents. It holds many different artifacts from military to fossils.


Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

The East Lancashire Royal Engineers was a group of volunteers in a unit of Britian's Royal Engineers. They were started in Manchester in 1901. They fought on the western front during WWI and were part of the Dunkirk Evacuation during WWII.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Rishton (Lancashire) and Rushton (Staffordshire), and perhaps also from Rushton (Cheshire, Northamptonshire), Rushton in East Stoke (Dorset), and Rhiston (Shropshire). The placenames derive from Old English risc ‘rush’ + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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