FAMILY GROUP RECORD OF
WILLIAM HORROCKS AND
ALICE LETHWAIT


William Horrocks was christened 22 December 1639 in Deane, the son of William Horrocks and Katherine Hunt. He married 1) Ellen Garner 5 February 1666 in Deane, and 2) Miss Lethwait 4 February 1667 in Deane (her first name is missing in the parish register).

William Horrocks marriage

Marriage record for William Horrocks and Miss Lethwait in Deane:
"Gulielmus Holrox et ______ Lethwait"


The only Lethwait girl born in the right time period in Deane was Alice Laithwaite, christened 8 June 1644, the daughter of John Laithwaite. It is likely that this is our Miss Lethwait, aged 23 years at her marriage.

 

Alice Lethwait baptism

Baptism record for Alice Lethwait in Deane: "8. Alicia filia Johannis Laithwait de Bathson in Westhaughton"


William was a churchwarden in the parish of Deane in 1668. He died and was buried 20 September 1720 in Deane.


William Horrocks burial

Burial record for William Horrocks in Deane: "Sep 20 - Gulielmus Horrocks de Rumworth"


William had the following children:
 

*1. Margaret, christened 13 August 1668 in Deane "of Rumworth"; married Thomas Bentley 30 December 1688 in Deane.

Margaret Horrocks baptism

  Christening record for Margaret Horrocks in Deane: "Aug: 13. Margareta filia Gulielmus Horrocks de Rumworth"


2. Roger, christened 13 September 1670 in Deane; married Isabel Edge 8 July 1702 in Deane.


3. Alice, christened 5 February 1672 in Deane; buried 20 June 1689 in Deane.


4. John, christened 29 June 1675 in Deane.


5. William, christened 21 May 1678 in Deane; married Margaret Heys.


6. Anna, christened 9 September 1680 in Deane; married George Moncks 4 September 1701. .


7. Hester, christened 4 October 1683 in Deane, may have died young.


8. Hester, christened 26 August 1686 in Deane.


SOURCE: Deane parish register; www.ancestry.co.uk.

 
 
 


FAMILY GROUP RECORD OF

WILLIAM HORROCKS
AND KATHERINE HUNT

William Horrocks was born in about 1594 of Deane, the son of William Horrocks. He married Katherine Hunt 7 February 1619 in Deane.


William Horrocks marriage 1619

Marriage record for William Horrocks and Katherine Hunt:
"Wilhelmus Horrocks et Katherina Hunt de Westhoughton"


William of Rumworth was buried 23 December 1672 in Deane.



William Horrocks burial

Burial record for William Horrocks in Deane: "23 - Gulielmus Horrax de Rumworth"


William left a will written 30 November 1671 and probated 5 February 1672:


William Horrox of Sinderland in Deane parish, will prob. 5th of Ffebruii ano dom 1672

In the name of God, amen, I William Horrock of Romwoth in the parrish of Dayne and Countie of Lancaster, yeoman, beinge verie waike of bodie but perfect of memorie presed bee to God and verie myndfull to settle my estate doe make this my last will and testimente in manner and forme following, ffirst my will and mynd is that my deits and funeral expences shall bee paid and discharged out of my whole estate and them I give to Jane Greenehaugh daughter of John Horrocks the some of five shillings and then for the rest of my etate I give one third part to my sonn William Horrocks and I give the other twoe parts to my daughter Margrett Warringe and further I nominate and appoynte my sonn William Horrocks and my sonn in lawe John Waringe to bee my true and lawfull exuctowr to execute this my last will and testimente as I doe putt my whole trust and confidence in them. In witness hearof I have putt my hand and seale this thertithe day of November and in the yeare of our Lord God 1671.

William Horrocks his marke

Sealed in witness of us William Siddon, John Leigh

Inventory of William Horrocks, 1672
A true and perfecte inventory of all the goods, chattels & katle of William Horrax of Rumworth late decessed prysed by us whose name are under written the 15th of Jann: 1671
Imprimis in kattell  09-00-00
Item, one mare  1-00-00
Item, tow bedsteds  00-06-00
Item, in bedclothes  01-00-00
Item, in tow pare of shittes  00-13-04
Ittem, one arke  00-03-04
Ittem, in three cheers  00-01-06
Ittem, in rady monny  03-00-00
Ittem, in depts  12-13-00
Ittem, in apparel  03-00-00
Sum totell  30-7-2

John Leigh
William Saddon
William Ffoster


William and Katherine had the following children:
 

1. Christoper, christened 20 May 1621 in Deane; married Agnes Snype 26 October 1652 in Deane.


2. Roger, christened 8 July 1638 in Deane "de Synder landes in Rumworth"; buried 24 July 1638 in Deane.


*3. William, christened 22 December 1639 in Deane "of Rumworth"; married Ellen Garner 5 February 1666 in Deane; married Alice Lethwait 4 February 1667 in Deane.


4. Margrett, married John Waringe; mentioned in father's will of 1672.


SOURCE: Deane parish register; www.ancestry.co.uk; www.familysearch.org; will of William Horrocks of Deane, 1872.

 


FAMILY GROUP RECORD OF
WILLIAM AND MARIE HORROCKS



William Horrocks was born in about 1576 of Deane. Deane parish records show a burial record for Marie, wife of William Horrocks of Rumworth on 26 January 1662 in Deane.

Marie Horrocks burial

Burial record for Marie Horrocks in Deane: "26 - Marie the wife of William Horokes of Yomouth buried"


A burial is recorded for William Horrox of Rumworth in the same year, 11 September 1662 in Deane. It is likely that Marie is our William's wife.

William Horrocks burial 1662

Burial record for William Horrocks in Deane (very faded): "11 - Gulielmus Horrox de Rumworth sepultus"



William and Marie had the following children:


*1. William, born in about 1594 of Deane.



SOURCE: www.familysearch.org; Deane parish register on www.ancestry.co.uk.

 
 



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