Harry Rushton

September 1885–5 April 1946 (Age 60)
Newton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Harry

When Harry Rushton was born in September 1885, in Newton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Rushton, was 44 and his mother, Elizabeth Cowking, was 37. He married Mary Parker in 1905, in Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 5 April 1946, in Newton, Yorkshire, England, at the age of 60, and was buried in Slaidburn, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Harry Rushton
Mary Parker
Marriage: 1905
John Parker Rushton
Kate Rushton
Betty Rushton
Annie Rushton
William Edward Rushton

Spouse and Children

Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


    John Parker Rushton


    Kate Rushton


    Betty Rushton


    Annie Rushton



Parents and Siblings



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World Events (7)

1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

Age 16

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.

Age 23

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1908 · 7th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers

Age 23

The 7th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers was active from 1908-1967. They were another volunteer unit for Britian's Territorial Army. During WWI they fought on the Western Front and during WWII they arrived in Liverpool just in time for the Liverpool Blitz.

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)

  • Harry Rushton in household of William Rushton, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • 1901 England Census
  • 1891 England Census

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