Sarah Rushforth

2 December 1836–6 March 1889 (Age 52)
Idle, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sarah

Sarah Rushforth was born on 2 December 1836, in Idle, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom as the daughter of Eli Rushforth. She married Abraham North on 7 December 1856, in Calverley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 6 March 1889, in Idle, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 52, and was buried in Holy Trinity King's Square, York, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Abraham North
1837–1905
Sarah Rushforth
1836–1889
Marriage: 7 December 1856
Joseph North
1857–1890
James William North
1859–1912
Martha Ann North
1863–1870
Abraham North
1867–1868
Arthur North
1875–
Myers North
1878–
Ruth North
1860–1917
Samuel Henry North
1862–
Sylvester North
1866–1866
Fred North
1868–
Charles North
1871–1925
Sarah Hannah North
1872–1918
Walter North
1880–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 December 1856
Calverley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(13)

    Male1857–1890Male

    Male1859–1912Male

    Ruth North

    Female1860–1917Female

    Samuel Henry North

    Male1862–Male

    Martha Ann North

    Female1863–1870Female

+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Eli Rushforth

    Male1809–Male

siblings

(1)

World Events (5)

1843

Age 7

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 18

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened

Age 27

The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.

Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): probably a habitational name from Ryshworth in Bingley, West Yorkshire ( see Rushford ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah North in household of Abraham North, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Sarah North in household of Abraham North, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Sarah North in household of Abraham North, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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