When Thomas Dewhurst was born on 6 November 1690, in Whalley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Richard Dewhurst, was 44 and his mother, Jenet Coubrand, was 39. He married Mary Yewdall on 9 February 1724, in Bradford, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 24 June 1754, in Whalley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 63, and was buried in Bradford, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.
English: topographic name from Wilpshire in Lancashire, probably so named from Old English dēawig ‘dewy’ + hyrst ‘wooded hill’.