Sarah Ann Rush

1857–1919 (Age 62)
Holbeck, Yorkshire, England

The Life Summary of Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann Rush was born in 1857, in Holbeck, Yorkshire, England. She married Henry Charles Simkins on 24 December 1877, in Hunslet, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Hunslet, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1881. She died in 1919, in Stockport, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 62.

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Family Time Line

Henry Charles Simkins
Sarah Ann Rush
Marriage: 24 December 1877
Charles Simkiss
Lilian Symkiss
Walter Simpkiss

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 December 1877Hunslet, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


    World Events (6)

    1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened
    Age 6
    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.
    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children
    Age 23
    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
    Age 27
    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    English: from Middle English rishe, rush(e), rosh(e) ‘rush’ (Old English risc), either a topographic name for someone who lived in a rushy place, or a nickname probably denoting someone who wove mats, baskets, and other articles out of rushes.English: nickname from Middle English rush ‘beehive’ (probably referring to skeps woven from rushes), perhaps denoting a bee-keeper.Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ruis ‘descendant of Ros’, a personal name perhaps derived from ros ‘wood’. In Connacht it has also been used as a translation of Ó Luachra due to confusion with the Irish word luachair ‘rushes’ (see Loughrey ).

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

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    Sources (7)

    • Sarah A Simpkiss, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
    • Sarah A Simpkiss in household of Henry C Simpkiss, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
    • Sarah Ann Rush, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"

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