John Rushton

Leek, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Rushton was born in 1836, in Leek, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Rushton, was 37 and his mother, Esther Machin, was 31. He married Mary Ann Tatton on 29 June 1857, in Leek, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851.

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John Rushton
Mary Ann Tatton
Marriage: 29 June 1857
Lucy Ann Rushton

Spouse and Children

29 June 1857
Leek, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (8)


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.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 44

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various places so named, for example in Cheshire, Northamptonshire, and Staffordshire, from Old English rysc ‘rushes’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

Sources (3)

  • John Rushton in household of Joseph Rushton, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • John Rushton in household of Josh Rushton, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • John Rushton in entry for Lucy Ann Rushton, "England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944"

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