GROUP RECORD OF
WILLIAM HORROCKS AND
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).
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.
William was a churchwarden in the parish of Deane
in 1668. He died and was buried 20 September 1720 in Deane.
William had the following children:
*1. Margaret, christened 13
August 1668 in Deane "of Rumworth"; married Thomas
Bentley 30 December 1688 in Deane.
christened 13 September 1670 in Deane; married Isabel Edge 8 July
1702 in Deane.
christened 5 February 1672 in Deane; buried 20 June 1689 in Deane.
christened 29 June 1675 in Deane.
christened 21 May 1678 in Deane; married Margaret Heys.
christened 9 September 1680 in Deane; married George Moncks 4
September 1701. .
christened 4 October 1683 in Deane, may have died young.
christened 26 August 1686 in Deane.
SOURCE: Deane parish register;
FAMILY GROUP RECORD OF
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 of Rumworth was buried 23 December 1672 in
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
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.
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