Joseph Rawsthorn

Brief Life History of Joseph

When Joseph Rawsthorn was born on 25 April 1841, in Huyton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Rawsthorn, was 37 and his mother, Ann Molyneux, was 42. He married Matilda Sanderson about 1862, in England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died on 13 June 1892, in Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 51.

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Joseph Rawsthorn
Matilda Sanderson
Marriage: about 1862
Ann Matilda Rawsthorn
Mary H. Rawsthorn

Sources (3)

  • Joseph, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Joseph Rawsthorn in entry for James Rawsthorn, "England and Wales, National Index of Wills and Administrations, 1858-1957"
  • Joseph Rawstorn in entry for Anne Matilda Rawstorn, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

World Events (6)

1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842

The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.


Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

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: locative name from Rostherne (Cheshire).

Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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