Jane Rushton

Brief Life History of Jane

When Jane Rushton was born about March 1877, in Newton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Rushton, was 36 and her mother, Elizabeth Cowking, was 28. She married William Henry Jackson in 1908, in Clitheroe, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. She died on 23 February 1956, in Clitheroe, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 79.

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William Henry Jackson
Jane Rushton
Marriage: 1908

Sources (4)

  • Jane Rushton in household of William Rushton, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Jane Rushton - Government record: Birth record or certificate: birth: about March 1877; Newton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
  • Jane Rushton, "England, Manchester, Parish Registers, 1603-1910"

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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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