Joseph Hayhurst

18 April 1824–
Haslingden, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Hayhurst was christened on 18 April 1824, in Haslingden, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Hayhurst, was 34 and his mother, Alice Oldham, was 30. He had at least 1 daughter with Ellen.

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Joseph Hayhurst
Jane Hayhurst

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World Events (8)

1825 · Museum of Lancashire

The Museum of Lancashire is located in the former courthouse of Preston in Lancashire, England. The building was designed by Thomas Rickman. Some the exhibits include Lancashire through the years, at work, at play, goes to war, and law and order. All depict different times and events in Lancashire county. The museum closed in 2015 and is now only opened for scheduled appointments.

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers

The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.

Name Meaning

English (Cumbria and Lancashire): habitational name from Hay Hurst in the parish of Ribchester, Lancashire, so called from Old English hæg ‘enclosure’ ( see Hay 1) or hēg ‘hay’ + hyrst ‘wooded hill’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Joseph Hayhurst, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Joseph Hayhurst in entry for Jane Hayhurst, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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