Jonas Rich

(16 April 1713 - 17 February 1772)
     Jonas Rich was born before April 1713 in Cawthorne, Yorkshire. He was christened on 16 April 1713 in Cawthorne. Jonas, son of Hamor Rich, clothier. He was the son of Amor Rich and Martha Halliwell.
     Jonas Rich married Elizabeth Waring on 20 October 1739 in Cawthorne, YKS.
     He was not listed at Cawthorne in the 1741 poll for Yorkshire. He contributed to the parish poor rate in Cawthorne, YKS, in 1746 as Jonas Rich, Town Quarter. Jonas was described as a yeoman in 1747 & 1753 and at his death. from 1747 in Cawthorne..
     Jonas Rich was mentioned in the will of Amor Rich dated September 1748. He was a churchwarden in Cawthorne, YKS, in 1749. He was a parish official in Cawthorne, YKS, in 1753 being Deputy overseer of highways for North Lane Quarter.
Jonas Rich was mentioned as tenant in the manor court rolls dated on 6 October 1757 in Penistone, Yorkshire, Copy admittance: Court of Godfrey Bosville, Manor of Penistone. It is found by the homage that Amor Rich a customary tenant of this manor is lately dead and he held divers lands and tenements in the manor and that Jonas Rich is his son and heir. Jonas Rich pays 3/4 for a fine and is admitted.
Copy surrender: Court of Godfrey Bosville, Penistone: It is found that Aymer Rich surrendered his copyhold lands to uses as will be declared by his will.
     Jonas Rich was mentioned in a deed dated 19 & 29 July 1758 in Lanehead, Daw Walls, Cawthorne. Indenture of lease and release between Jonas Rich of Daw Walls in Cawthorne, yeoman, only son and heir of Emor Rich late of the same place deceased & Elizabeth Broadhead of Lanehead in the township of Cawthorne afsd, widow and mother of John Wainewright ... between Jonas Rich of the first part Jonathan Ellison of Higham in the parish of Darton yeoman brother and sole executor of the last will & testament of Thomas Ellison late of the same place, yeoman, deceased who was the only acting executor of the last will and testament of the said Emor Rich deceased re the messuage called Lanehead ... . He contributed to the parish poor rate in Cawthorne, YKS, in 1759 as Jonas Rich, North Lane Quarter. Jonas was a yeoman in 1764 in Daw Walls, Cawthorne..
     Jonas Rich and Elizabeth Rich were mentioned in a deed dated 20 October 1764 in Cawthorne. An indenture tripartie bearing date the 20 October 1764 ... between Jonas Rich of Daw Walls in Cawthorn, yeoman (only son and heir at law and also a devisee named in the last will and testament of Aymor Rich late of the same place yeoman] deceased of the first part and Elizabeth Rich of the same place, spinster, one of the daughters of the said Jonas Rich of the second part and Godfrey Bosville of Gunthwaithe in Peniston Esq of the third part ... messuage etc in Cawthorn Lanes in Cawthorne and Hollingroyd ... Daw ... in the occupation of Thomas Walton deceased ... Jonas Rich.
     Copy surrender and admittance - dated 1 Nov 1764: Court of Godfrey Bosville, it is presented that Jonas Rich of Daw walls in Cawthorne and Elizabeth his wife surrendered in open court a messuage called Woodend in Penistone and several closes called the Kiln Croft, Chappell Croft, Pond croft, the new Close and Pingle below it, the Thorn, the Pingle under the Thorn and a parcel of land in an open field in Penistone called Rud Broom field, all of the yearly rent of 3s.6d. in the occupation of Sarah Ardron, to the use of Aymor Rich in consideration of £420 received from him, Aymor Rich paid a fine of 3s 6d. and was admitted.
1 Nov 1764 Jonas Rich of Daw walls in Cawthorne bound to Aymor Rich of Bullhouse in £840 that he was lawfully seized of the messuage and lands [named in CM/1008] which he surrendered in consideration of £420. Jonas Rich was mentioned as the previous tenant in the manorial court roll in Cawthorne, YKS, dated 1 November 1764, in Cawthorne, YKS. Copy surrender and admittance: Manor Court of Godfrey Bosville, Penistone it is presented that Jonas Rich of Daw Walls in Cawthorne and Elizabeth his wife surrendered in open court a messuage called Woodend in Penistone and several closes called the Kiln croft, Chappell croft, Pond croft, the New Close and Pingle below it, the Thorn, the Pingle under the Thorn and a parcel of land in an open field in Penistone called Rud broom field, all of the yearly rent of 3/6 in the occupation of Sarah Ardron, to the use of Aymor Rich in consideration of 420 pounds received from him, Aymor Rich paid a fine of 3/6 and was admitted.
     Copy surrender: Manor of Penistone, Court of Godfrey Bosville. It is presented that Aymor Rich of Bullhouse surendered in to the hands of the lord of the manor a messauge called Woodend in Penistone and several closes to those uses which he shall declare in his will.
     Bond: Jonas Rich of Daw Walls in Cawthorne bound to Aymor Rich of Bullhouse in 840 pounds that he was lawfully seized of the messuage and lands [named above] which he surrendered in consideration of 420 pounds.
     There was also a case touching Jonas Rich's title to a copyhold estate at Woodend and an account of money owed to Jonathan West by Aymor Rich for legal expenses over the copyhold estate at Woodend.
     Jonas Rich and Elizabeth Rich were mentioned in a deed dated 9 November 1764 in re land at Hollingroyd, Cawthorne, Yorkshire. Between 1. Jonas Rich of Daw Walls in Cawthorne, yeoman (only son and heir at law and also a devisee named in the last will and testament of Aymor Rich, late of the same place, yeoman, deceased); 2 Elizabeth Rich of same place, spinster, one of the daughters of said Jonas Rich; 3 Godfrey Bosville of Gunthwaite, Penistone, Esquire, re tythes of corn, messuages etc. in Cawthorne Lanes or known by the name of Hollingroyd, etc. Daw Hill, Daw Croft ... occupied by the Waltons..
     Jonas Rich was mentioned in a deed dated 28 & 29 May 1767 in Cawthorne, Yorkshire. Between John Sanderson Heesthorp?? in the parish of Ronksfield, cordwainer, eldest son & heir of Joseph Sanderson late of Heesthorp & Eleanor Haigh widow, formerly the wife of Joseph Sanderson deceased ... messuage called ... Croft the Swain? Royd the Turnip Close ... at Thurlstone....
     Jonas Rich and Elizabeth Rich were mentioned in a deed dated 4 January 1768 in Cawthorne, YKS. Jonas and his daughter Elizabeth sold land to John Holdsworth, mentioning John Sanderson of Upper Middop, yeoman.
     Deed re messuage called Clay Hall with three closes, Town Ing, (3 acres) bound on East by a close of Sir Thomas Wentworth called The Little Ing, now in occupation of George Milner, and partly by a lane leading to Underhill, Cawthorne, called the Cow Close Lane; on the west by another close called The Town Ings now in occupation of Thomas Rhodes; on the north by part of 2 other closes called the Wett Ing and the Horse Ing, and on the south by a close of Jonas Rich called The Clay Croft now in occupation of Thomas Hemingway; 1 close called the Croft als Clay Croft als the Laith Croft (3 acres) bound on east by a close of John Spencers called The Dixon Close, in occupation of Jane Beatson, spinster; on the west by Cow Close Lane; on the north by part of a close called The Long Means Close als The Long Ing and on south by the High Road from Cawthorne to Kexbrough; 1 close called The Long Means Close als the Long Ing, (2 acres) bound on east by a close called the Far Means Close als the Taylor Croft; on west partly by Cow Close Lane and partly by the Cow Close; on south by 2 closes called the Clay Croft and the Dixon Close; 1 close called the Far Means Close als The Taylor Croft, (2 acres) bound on east by the Bower's Croft now in occupation of Caleb Moakson; on the west by Dixon Close, and part of Long Means Close; on the north by the Cow Close, and on the south by the High Road; 1 close called the Kirk Croft als the Bowers Croft, (3 acres) bound on the east by the Miln Ing or Miln Close now in occ. of Jun Beatson; on the west by the Bower's Croft; on the north by the Cow Close and on the south by the High Road; also the close called the Gilliam als the Gillans Royd, 2 acres bound on E. by the Lemon Cliffe now in occ. of Robert Clegg; on west by the Wichin Hill in occupation of Thomas English; on north by the High Road and on south by a close called the Upper New Close. He was a juror at the manorial court on 24 October 1771 in Cawthorne, YKS, The call book of the manor of Cawthorne listed as a freeholder, Jonas Rich in Do? .... to him from his father A Rich for ... purchased of . Wainwright?.
     Jonas died on 17 February 1772 in Cawthorne, YKS, aged 58. He was buried on 20 February 1772 in Cawthorne. Jonas Rich, yeoman.
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Here / lyeth interred / ye Body of Mary / The Daughter of Jonas and / Elizabeth RICH of Cawthorne / She departed her life the 22nd / Day of March 1739 / Aged 7 months. / Here also lyeth the Body of the said Jonas RICH / who died 17th February / 1772 aged 58 years. / Also of Elizabeth his / Wife who died the 27th / July 1793 Aged 83 years.
     His will was proved in April 1772 at the Exchequer Court of York. Of Daw Walls, Cawthorn. An unknown person was mentioned as deceased in a deed dated 3 June 1775. John Sanderson of Little Boughton [Houghton?] in the parish of Darfield, Yks and Elizabeth his wife and Ann Rich and Martha Rich, both of Daw Walls in Cawthorn in the said county, spinsters, which the said Elizabeth the wife of the said John Sanderson, Ann Rich and Martha Rich are the three daughters and heirs at law of Jonas Rich, late of Daw Wills, yeoman, deceased, who was the only son and heir at law and also a devisee named in the last will and testament of Aymor Rich late of the same place, yeoman, deceased, of the one part and Joseph Allen .....

Children of Jonas Rich and Elizabeth Waring

Francis Ellison

(circa 1660 - 7 June 1730)
Broad Oake, Penistone, home of Francis Ellison
     Francis Ellison was born circa 1660 |He may be the Francis Ellison, son of Francis Ellison born 24 Oct and baptised 5 Nov 1657 at Darton. A Francis Ellison senior was buried at Penistone 23 Oct 1693 in Darton?, Yorkshire, England.
     Francis Ellison married Elizabeth Whaites? on 2 December 1682 in Silkstone, Yorkshire.
Francis Ellison was a petitioner in Penistone, on 24 August 1699.
     A Francis Ellison rented lands at Gunthwaite, Penistone worth £13/7/2 from Capt. Bosville at Martinmas 1722. A note adds that Broad Oake Farm was purchased and added to the Gunthwaite Estate in 1726. [Dransfield, p.335,340]. 1698 will dated 6 Feb John Ellison, grocer of Sheffield mentioned in Ronksley Collection #2834, no details given
     A Francis Allison married Ann Young 20 Feb 1679/80 at Eston, Yorkshire. Eston is a chapelry in the parish of Ormsby, North Riding..
     Francis was buried on 7 June 1730 in Penistone, Yorkshire. Francis Ellison of Broad Oak.
     His will was proved in 1730.

Children of Francis Ellison

Ann Ellison

(8 December 1688 - before 5 January 1768)
     Ann Ellison was christened on 8 December 1688 in Penistone, Yorkshire. Anna, daughter of Francis Ellison (of Broad Oake, Penistone). She was the daughter of Francis Ellison.
     Ann Ellison married John Rich as his second wife, on 15 December 1719 in Penistone, YKS.
     She was mentioned in her husband's will 1741, & her father's will of 1730..
     Ann Ellison and John Rich were mentioned in a deed dated 2 April 1743 in Cawthorne, Yorkshire. An agreement dated 2 April 1743 between John Rich of Jowett House, Cawthorne, yeoman and Anne Rich of Cawthorne, widow, reciting the will of John Rich, father of the above mentioned John, dated 21 August 1741. By this he gave his son Amor enough pocket money and clothing until he reached 22, to be provided by John, his brother. No specific sum was mentioned, though the parties now agree as follows: John Rich is to provide Anne with 3/10/- at twice yearly intervals until Amor reaches 22. Anne Rich is to provide clothing, etc. for Amor.
     Ann Ellison was party to a land transaction on 19 November 1746 in re Cathill, Hoyland Swaine, Cawthorne, Yorkshire. Indenture of lease and release 19th & 20th Nov 1746 between: 1 - Rebecca Hall of White Lee in the chapelry of Bradfield, widow; 2 - John Rich of Jowitt House, Cawthorne, yeoman, eldest son & heir of John Rich late of the same place, yeoman, deceased, and Sarah his wife and Ann Rich of Daken Broke, Cawthorne, widow and relict of the said John Rich; 3 - William Taylor of Cawthorne, yeoman re property at Cathill in the township of Hoyland Swaine, Silkstone.
There is a similar deed dated 19 & 20 December 1746 between Rebecca Hall & Taylor.
     Mortgage in fee (by lease and release) - ref. SpSt/207/2-3 - date: 15-16 Jan 1762 - John Lindley of Jowett House, Cawthorne, Yorks., yeoman, and Elizabeth his wife to John Spencer of Cannon Hall, Cawthorne, Yorks., esq.
Messuage at Jowett House and closes belonging, called Over Rowleys, 6 acres, Lower Rowleys, 4 acres, Rowley Ing, 2 acres, Over Ranold Royd, 4 acres, Lower Ranold Royd, 3½ acres, Over Wood, 3 acres, Lower Wood, 4 acres, Bank, 6 acres, the Rush Ing, 4 acres, Laith Croft, 2½ acres, Broad Ing, 4 acres, the Nooks, 1½ acres, Crate Royd, 3½ acres, and two closes, which have recently been granted in exchange by Spencer to Lindley, and called Crate Royd and Picking Croft, and containing 5 acres 1 rood 36 poles.
Assignment of a mortgage term - ref. SpSt/207/4 - date: 16 Jan 1762 - Jonathan Ellison of Dirtcarr, par. Sandall Magna, Yorks., yeoman, brother and executor of Thomas Ellison, late of Highham, par. Darton, Yorks., yeoman, dec'd., of the first part: John Linley of Jowett House, par. Cawthorne, Yorks., yeoman, of the second part: John Spencer of Cannon Hall, Cawthorne, Yorks., esq., of the third part: George Walker of Middlewood, par. Darfield, Yorks., esq., of the fourth part.
     Ann died before 5 January 1768 in Cawthorne, Yorkshire. She was buried on 5 January 1768 in Cawthorne. Anne Rich, widow, late of Jowit House, buried Jan 5 1768.

Children of Ann Ellison and John Rich