When Harold Rushton was born about September 1878, in Newton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Rushton, was 37 and his mother, Elizabeth Cowking, was 30. He married Alice B Cowking in 1921, in Clitheroe, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. He died on 26 July 1950, in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 71.
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’.