James Rushton

about 1874–25 June 1942 (Age 68)
Newton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of James

When James Rushton was born about 1874, in Newton, Lancashire, 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. 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

Spouse and Children

Slaidburn, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

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World Events (8)

1878 · Bacup Natural History Society

Age 4

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.

Age 10

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

Age 27

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 any of the various places so named, for example in Cheshire, Northamptonshire, and Staffordshire, from Old English rysc ‘rushes’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

Sources (3)

  • James Rushton in household of William Rushton, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • James Rushton in household of William Rushton, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • James Rushton in household of William Rushton, "England and Wales Census, 1891"

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