William Cusworth

October 1841–April 1901 (Age 59)
Felkirk, South Hiendley

The Life of William

When William Cusworth was born in October 1841, his father, William Cusworth, was 39 and his mother, Elizabeth Harrop, was 35. He had at least 3 sons and 2 daughters with Elizabeth Thomas. He lived in Hall Green, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and Crigglestone, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years. He died in April 1901, at the age of 59, and was buried in Crigglestone, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

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William Cusworth
Elizabeth Thomas
Walter John Cusworth
Charles William Cusworth
Denton Cusworth
Hannah Elizabeth Cusworth
Ethel Agnes Cusworth

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World Events (5)


Age 2

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

Age 13

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 22

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: habitational name from either of two places named Cudworth, in South Yorkshire and Somerset. The first element of the Yorkshire name is the Old English personal name Cūtha, that of the Somerset name the Old English personal name Cuda; the second element of both is Old English worð ‘enclosure’.

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

Sources (3)

  • William Cushworth, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Wm Cusworth, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • William Cusworth, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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