Margaret Riach

(before March 1811 - before 1881)
     Margaret Riach was born before March 1811 in Ru.. of Croughly, Kirkmichael, Banffshire.
     Margaret Riach married John MacPherson, son of James MacPherson and Elspet Innes, on 4 February 1846 in Kirkmichael, Banffshire, Scotland. John McPherson of Fotherletter & Margaret Riach, Ru.ck of Croughley..
     Margaret Riach and John MacPherson were recorded on the 1851 census in Kirkmichael.
     Margaret died before 1881.

Children of Margaret Riach and John MacPherson

Emma Amelia Ribbans

(25 April 1841 - )
     Emma Amelia Ribbans was christened on 25 April 1841 in St Andrew, Rushmere, Suffolk. She was the daughter of Jonathan & Eve, labourer.
     The marriage of Emma Amelia Ribbans and William Cocksedge, son of Thomas Cocksedge and Mary Sayer, was registered in Woodbridge RD, Suffolk, in the June 1858 quarter. They may be the William & Emma Amelia Ribbans who married in the June quarter of 1858 in the Woodbridge district. Emma was listed as the daughter of William Cocksedge in the 1861 census in Longfield, Kent. George Cocksedge 33, born Elmswell, Sfk, labourer on railway; his wife Emma Cocksedge 20, born Rushmere, Suffolk, George Cocksedge 4 months.
     Emma Amelia Ribbans and William Cocksedge appeared on the 1871 census in 3 Albert Square, Kensington, London. William Cocksedge 43, tailor?, born Elmswell, Sfk; his wife Emma Cocksedge 30, born Rushmere, Sfk; children Emma Cocksedge 11, born Dartford, Kent; Robert Cocksedge 9, born Eansford?Kent, Eliza Cocksedge 7, born Bury St Edmunds.

Children of Emma Amelia Ribbans and William Cocksedge

Sarah Rice

(circa 1800? - before 14 January 1855)
     Sarah Rice was born circa 1800? In Wetherden, Suffolk.
     Sarah Rice married John Cocksedge as his second wife, on 18 January 1820 in Wetherden, Suffolk. John was described as a widower of Gt Ashfield.
     Sarah Rice and John Cocksedge appeared on the 1841 census in Gt Ashfield. John Cocksedge 55, gardener, Sarah 55, Elizabeth Rice, 10, James Simpson 75, Ind., all born in the county.
     Sarah Rice and John Cocksedge were recorded on the 1851 census in Warter Hall, Gt Ashfield. John Cocksedge, head, married 68, gardener, born Bacton; his wife Sarah, 74, born Elmswell, with Coleman lodgers.
     Sarah died before 14 January 1855 in Gt Ashfield, Suffolk. She was buried on 14 January 1855 in Gt Ashfield.

Children of Sarah Rice and John Cocksedge

William James Rice

     William James Rice married Emily Cocksedge, daughter of Michael Cocksedge and Harriett Cobble, on 19 October 1867. They had 12 children including Ellen (Nellie) the great grandmother of Lynda Pearl of South Australia.

William Rich alias Peck

(between 1588 and 1600 - before 23 June 1674)
     This lease dated 7 May 1586 may be the husband of his mother: Lease, Francis Bosvile of Gunthwaite esq. and Dorothy his wife to William Peike of Hornethwaite. Messuage called Hornethwaite Hall in Thurleston, parish of Penistone now in the occupation of William and a portion of a corn mill called Thurlestone Myllne for 21 years for 56 shillings, 8 capons & 12 hens a year. William Rich alias Peck was born between 1588 and 1600 in Penistone, Yorkshire. He was less than 15 when his father made his will in August 1603. He was the son of Agnes Mendlove nee Peck, see her 1630-35 will. He was the son of Edward Rich and Agnes Unknown (Peck) (Mendlove).
     William Rich alias Peck was mentioned in the will of Edward Rich dated 6 August 1 James I (1603). William was a yeoman in Penistone, Yorkshire..
William Rich alias Peck was mentioned as tenant in the manor court rolls dated on 24 September 1621 in Penistone, YKS, Copy surrender and admittance: Court baron of Godfrey Bosville, Manor of Penistone: Agnes Mendlove surrendered all her houses, buildings, lands etc. in Penistone and Thurleston and a moiety of all lands and tenements (which the said Agnes lately had by surender of William Mendlove and which were lately customary lands of William Jenkinson and Joanna his wife) to the use of said Agnes for life and after her death to William Peake alias Riche. He was admitted. Fine respited.
     William Rich alias Peck married Ellen Street on 3 February 1623/24 in Penistone. Willelmus Rich et Helena Streete..
     In Agnes Unknown (Peck) (Mendlove)'s will dated 24 November 1630 in 'Hornthwaite Hall', Thurlstone, Penistone, Yorkshire, William Rich alias Peck was named as heir; Will and probate of Agnes Mendlove of Hornthwaite hall, Penistone, widow. She divides her household goods between her grandson William Riche, her niece Jane Turner, Mary Pecke and Mary Mookeson, her brothers John & William Pecke, her sisters Ann Mookeson and Diones Ibbotson and others, who also receive stated sums of money, and to her brother John Pecke the lease of the northfield and damcroft at Oxspringe.
On 19 November 1638 William Rich alias Peck purchased property in Thurlstone, Penistone Yorkshire, on 19 November 1638. Conveyance: Godfrey Bosville of Roxall? esq. to William Riche alias Peck of Hornethwaite Hall in Thurlestone re messuage called Hornethwaite Hall in Penistone in the tenure of the said William, with closes in Thurlestone called the two Nether crofts, Kilncroft, Orchard Batts, Barneslatt, Thorneroid, Farfeild [Bents Bentyage], Stottercliffe woods, Stottercliffe yage and Netheryage, all in the occupation of William Riche, for £450. Bond in £900 to keep covenant of above.      
William Rich alias Peck paid 3/6 land tax in 1642 in Thurlstone, Penistone, Yorkshire. William Rich, H[ornthwaite] H[all]. On 27 March 1647 William Rich alias Peck leased property in Penistone, Yorkshire. Lease. Godfrey Bosvile of Gunthwaite to William Rich of Hornthwaite. Two closes in Oxspring for a yearly rent of 12/15/2 for 21 years. They was mentioned in the Royalist Composition Papers A letter re minister of Penistone was signed by Wm Rich of Bullhouse & Wm Rich of Hornethwaite among others: Sep 14 1647. Letter to Wm Blythman that an allowance was made in his fine on his consenting to settle 50 li on the minister of Penistone, and that he had not done so; he is therefore required to settle same on Godfrey Bosvile Esq., Wm Bosvile his son, Wm Rich of Bullhouse, Adam Ayre of Haselhead, Ralph Wordsworth of Waterhall, Francis West of Denbigh, Richard Hawkesworth of the same, John Micklethwaite of Birchworth, William Rich of Hornthwaite, etc. in trust and pay all arrears or have his bond forfeited.
A dwelling existed in 1647 as Adam Eyre (owner of the adjoining estate Hazlehead) writes in his famous diary of his frequent visits to his friend William Riche of Bullas. They appear to have been brother officers in the parliamentary army. William was Master of the Penistone Hounds in 1647, on 14 September 1647. He was described as the parent of William Rich at his burial. Sepulti Gulielmus filius Gulielmi Rich 25 March 1650.
     Settlement 10 May 1650: William Rich of Hornthwaite in township of Thurlstone to John Coldwell of Shephouse in parish of Penistone and Reginald Appleyard of Ecklands in Thurlestone. Mansion house in Thurlstone called Hornthwayt Hall, a parcel of meadow in Ecklands in the occupation of William Appleyard called the Potte, his watercornmill in Thurlstone and a parcel of land called the Holmes or the Greaves lying between the Goyt of the said mill and the river Dun, to stated uses

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     William Rich alias Peck was mentioned in a deed dated 10 May 1650 in Penistone. Settlement: William Rich of Hornthwaite in the township of Thurlstone to John Coldwell of Shephouse in the parish of Penistone and Reginald Appleyard of Ecklands in Thurlestone re mansion house in Thurlstone called Hornthwayt Hall, a parcel of meadow in Ecklands in the occupation of William Appleyard called the Potte, his watercornmill in Thurlstone and a parcel of land called the Holmes or the Greaves lying between the Goyt of the said mill and the river Dun, to stated uses.
William Rich alias Peck was trustee to a marriage settlement between William Rich alias Peck and an unknown person dated 9 January 1654. Post nuptial settlment: Robert Marsden, the elder of Cubley in Penistone to William Rich of Hornthwaite in Thurlstone and William Haigh, younger son of William Haigh. Messuage in Penistone called the New House, with appurtenances to the use of Robert Marsden the elder and Mary his wife for the term of their natural lives and then to Robert Marsden the younger and his wife Ann etc. in consideration of a marriage solemnised between Robert Marsden the younger & Ann, daughter of William Haigh of Thurlstone.
     William Rich alias Peck was mentioned in the manorial court roll dated 30 November 1670 in Penistone, YKS. 6th April 1676 copy surrender: Court Baron of Godfrey Bosvile, Manor of Penistone. It was presented that William Peck, alias Rich, surrendered on November 30 1670, all that moiety of all messuages, lands, tenements, marks and groves in Thurlestone and Penistone and also a moiety of all other messuages and lands whatsoever, which William Jenkinson and Joan his wife once surrendered at a rent of 3 shillings p.a. to the use of William Peck alias Rich and Ellen his wife for their lives and other stated uses. If all the heirs fail, than as an annual rent charge to maintain a pious priest at Ecclesfield church. They made fine 3 shillings.
     William Rich alias Peck was mentioned in the 1672 hearth tax list in Thurlstone, Penistone Yorkshire, paying for 1 or 3 hearths. Willm Rich 3 ... At Thurgoland (parish of Silkstone): Willm Rich 1.
     William Rich alias Peck made a will dated 29 October 1673 in 'Hornethwaite', Thurlstone Meir, Penistone. In the name of God amen the nine & twentieth day of October 1673 I William Rich of Hornethwaite in Thurleston Meire, in the parish of Penistone, Yks, yeoman, being in good health and perfect memory ... being desirous to settle my estate in lands and goods in peace: and also being mindful of the uncertainty of mans life doe make constitute and ordaine this my last will and testament in manner and forme following. First and principally I commend my soul to God who gave it mee by and through the passions merritts of Jesus Christ my sole Saviour and redeemer And my bodie to the earth from whence it came and to be buried in the parish church of Penistone afsd at the discretion of Ellin my now wife hoping of a joyfull resurrection thereof to life eternal at the last day by vertue of Christ my Lord; And as for my estate both real and personal which it hath pleased god to bless mee with all; I doe dispose thereof as followeth;
First my will and mind is that my due debts and funerall expenses be paid and satisfied forth of my whole personall estate; And these discharged I doe hereby give devise and bequeath all my goods, chattles Cattells and personal estate unto the said ELLIN my now wife, and as for my freehold lands, tenements and heredeitaments with the appurtenances whereof I stand seized in present possession or ... I doe dispose thereof as followeth;
first whereas I ... formerly by deed indented under my hand and seal bearing date 4 May 1650 the same being lawfully executed with livery and seizin for the consideration therein specyfield given granted enfeffed and confirmed unto to John Coulswell Shephouse & Reginald Appleyard of Eclands in the said parish of Penistone yeomen all that my capital messuage or manor house within Thurlestone afsd commonly called Hornthewaite Hall with all ... barns, buildings, gardens orchards fonlds, yards... closes, lands, meadows feedings, pastures, woods ... rents services customs ways ... hereditaments and apppurtenances whatsoever to the said capital messuage or manor house belonging or in anywise appertaining lyeing and being in Thurlestone and Penistone afsd; And one parcell of meadows or pasture luing in Eclands afsd; And now or late in the occupation of William Appleyard and commonly called the .o..e; And also all those my water: Corne milnes and kilne in Thurlstone afsd together with all and only? the ... goyts ... libertyes easments ... customs and dutyes to the said milnes and kilne belong and appertaining; And all the parcell of lands and soile called the Greaves or .ohnes lying betwen the Goyts of the said milne and the ... of ...; to have and to hold the said capitall messuage or manor house barnes buildings gardens foulds yards croftes closes lands meadows pastures milnes and kilne ... goyts .ames ... soyle customs; And all the before granted premises with appurtenances unto them the said John Couldwell and Reginald Appleyard and to theire heires forever; unto ... use and uses intents and purposes hereafter lymitted and expressed that is to say for and to the use and uses of mee the said William Rich and Ellin my now wife for and during our naturall lifes and the life of the longer liver of us with out impeachment of ... and after our deceases and the decease of the longer liver of us to such use and uses intents and purposes as I the said William Rich shall by my deed or deeds under my hand and seale sufficiently executed or by my last will & testament in writeing under my hand and seale made ... expressed declared and appointe the same and to noe other use intent or purpose whatsoever; As by the said deed whereunto ... being had more at ... and doth appear; now I the said William Rich doe confirme and allowe the said deed and the possession and seizin thereof given for and r...ing the ... of the lives naturall of me the said William Rich and of the said Ellin my now wife; And after the deceases of me; and the said Ellin now my wife; in pursuance and according to the p... referred by the said deed I doe hereby give devise... expresse declare and appoint all the said messuage lands tenements hereditaments with appurtenances to the use & behoof of SILVANUS RICH of Bulhouse in Thurlestone in the said countie, yeoman and the heires males of his bodie lawfully begotten and to be begotten and for want of such issue;
then to the use and behoof of DANIELL RICH SONNE OF DANIEL RICH OF SMALLSHAW and the heires males of his bodie lawfully begotten; and for want of such issue;
then to the use of JOHN RICH son of EDWARD RICH OF RENNOW; and the heires males of his body lawfully begotten; and for want of such issue then to the use and behoofe of Josyas Wordsworth of Water Hall in Penistone, yeoman and Richard Morton of Honley in the sd co. yeoman their heires and assigns for ever In trust and confidence nevertheless and to this intent and purpose; that all and any person or persons from time to time forever ... have or take? any estate of inheritance of and in the said messuage lands tenements and premises by vertue of these presents and the said deed or other of them imediatley after the decease of mee the said William Rich and Ellin now my wife; Shall for the of the rents ... and profitts of the premises satisfie pay and discharge all and every the sume and sumes of money hereafter in these presents me... and expressed at such days and times as herein afterwards is sett down with out any default... or abatements for or by reason of any charges tax or impositions? charged or to be charged in any manor howsoever; that is to say the sume of three pounds six shillings and eight pence of lawfull money of England yearly and any? year forever att the feast of the Penticost only into the Godly preaching minister of the word of God of the parish church of Penistone afsd for the time being ... after my death and the death of Ellin my wife;
also the sum of four shillings of the money yearly and ... for ever of the ... only unto the schoolmaster of the Free Grammar School of Penistone afsd ... the first payment to being at the feast of Pentecost next after my death and the death of my said wife,
also the sum of twenty shillings of like money yearly and every year att the feast of Pentecost unto the overseers of the poore of the parish of Penistone ..; to be distributed ... at the discretion of the same overseers;
Also the sum of one hundred pounds of like money within one year next after the decease of me and my said wife unto Anne Sandersone widdowe ?yones ... Mary wife of Jonathan West? and Martha wife of Thomas Bramhall; equally to bee divided amongst them that now advantage and bee taken by survivorship amongst them all which sume and summes of money abovementioned I give and bequeath by these presents unto all ... chargeable of my reale estate ... and I hope the person or persons to whom my said estate shall come by the said deed and this my last will and testament will truly and honestly pay and discharge the same ..;
provided always nevertheless and my will and mind further is; that ... sums of money afsd be not paid and satisfied according to the intent and meaning of these presents; att the days and times ... then I doe hereby give and devise the said messuage, etc. unto the said Josyas Wordworth and Richard Morton and their heires and to the survivor of them and his heirs in trust that they ... may enforce unto the same; and receive and take the rents [until the money is paid]. ...
And I doe nominate and appoint John Wainwright? of She... and the said Richard Morton supervisor of this my last will and desiring them to ... the same executor they having theire charges born by my ...
I doe make and ordayne the said Ellin my wife sole executrix of this my last will and testament to whom I doe give all my goods chattels and personal estate whatsoever in ... whereof I have hereunto sett my hand and seale the day and month? first above expressed AD 1673 William Rich signed sealed published and declared in the presence of us Mathew Wilkinson, Richard Morton, William Stronge, Abell Rich.

     William died before 23 June 1674 in Penistone, Yorkshire. He was buried on 23 June 1674 in Penistone. Sepulti Gulielmus Rich de Hornthwaite.
     His will was proved on 31 August 1674 at the Prerogative Court of York.

Child of William Rich alias Peck

John Rich or Ridge

(before 1790 - )
     John Rich or Ridge was born before 1790 in Yorkshire, England.

Child of John Rich or Ridge

William Rich or Ridge

(before 10 February 1811 - )
     William Rich or Ridge was born before 10 February 1811 in Ecclesfield, Yorkshire. He was the son of John Rich or Ridge.

Abel Rich

(13 December 1651 - 28 July 1737)
     Abel Rich was christened on 13 December 1651 in Penistone, Yorkshire. He was the son of Daniel Rich and Mary Haugh-Haigh.
     He was mentioned in the will of his cousin William of Hornthwite in 1673 as Abel of Catshaw. There is no Abel listed in the 1672 Hearth Tax - no doubt he was living with his family. He witnessed William Rich alias Peck's will dated 29 October 1673 in 'Hornethwaite', Thurlstone Meir, Penistone.
     Abel Rich married Grace Unknown circa 1675.
     David & Ebial Rich were mentioned at Bromhead in 1678 in the Wilson Ms vol. 43 f.17.      
Abel Rich paid 8/- land tax in 1692 in Thurlstone, Penistone. The following year he paid 12/-. His brother Dan paid £3/6/8 then £5/0/6.
He was a petitioner in Penistone, YKS, on 24 August 1699.
     Abel Rich and Ellen or Eleanor Morton (Brook) obtained a marriage licence on 23 October 1700 in York, Yorkshire. Abel Rich, of Bullas, Penistone & Ellen Brook, parish not stated, no ages or place of the marriage nominated.
     Abel Rich married secondly Ellen or Eleanor Morton (Brook) on 24 October 1700 in Silkstone, Yorkshire. Eleanor, relict of John Brook of Pond in Dodworth.      
Abel Rich paid land tax between 1702 and 1710 in Waldershelf.
     Abel Rich was named in the militia list taken between 1703 and 1715 in Bradfield, Ecclesfield. Abel Rich was assessed £4 (princ) for the Bradfield militia from July 28 1703 to Dec 1715 (with Emor £15 from 1692-1715).
     Abel Rich was mentioned in the manorial court roll dated 20 April 1704 in Bradfield, Yorkshire. Verdicts of the Bradfield soke. Fined for non appearance: Abel Rich.      
Abel Rich paid land tax from 1707 to 1710 in Thurlstone, Penistone . In the 1707 land tax assessments - Thurlstone lists Abell Rich for land, £1/3/5, in 1710 he paid the same for land at Thurlestone but is not listed there in 1712.      
Abel Rich paid 9/- land tax with two others in 1712 in Cumberworth, Yorkshire. He witnessed a land transaction on 20 March 1712/13 in Penistone, Yorkshire. A deed poll bearing the date 20 March 1712 executed with livery and seizin made by Reynold Rich of Thurlston in the county of York yeoman to Emanuel Rich of Catshaw Cross in the county aforesaid whereby the said Reynolds Rich doth grant and convey unto the said Emanuel Rich ... all that barn and close of land lying at the east end of the town green in Thurlston and land ... known by the several names of one Dole in the Crimballs one half rood on the swain rood and twelth half rood ... Norwood ... three third parts under Walton and third part of a rood ... now in the tenure or occupation of James Walton or his assigns with all appurtenances whatsoever to the same belonging which said deed is witnessed by Abel Rich of Dodworth yeoman, Amor Rich of Smallshaw in Thurlston, yeoman and John Wainwright of Shorehall in Thurlston yeoman. Emanuel Rich his mark [sideways E]. Witnessed Abel Rich junr. & Reg Newstead. They was listed on a deed dated 16 June 1713 as a witness. Indenture of sale & confirmation 16 June 1713 between 1) Reynold Rich of Thurlstone, yeoman & 2) James Walton of Thurlstone, dyer ... Witnessed by Abel Rich of Dodworth, yeoman, Emor Rich of Smallshaw, Yeoman. Abel was a yeoman in June 1714 in Dodworth, Silkstone, Yorkshire..
     Abel Rich and Ellen or Eleanor Morton (Brook) were mentioned in a deed dated 2 & 3 June 1714 in Skelmanthorpe, Yorkshire. Indenture of lease and release between 1) Abel Rich, yeoman of Dodworth in the parish of Silkstone and Ellen his wife & 2) Jonathan Ellis of Sappitt? in the parish of High Hoyland re lands in Skelmanthorpe.
     Abel Rich was party to a land transaction 7 & 8 May 1719 in Thurlstone, Penistone, Yorkshire, England. Indenture 7 & 8 May 1719 between Ellini Rich of Catshaw Cross, Yorkshire, spinster and Abraham Haigh of Dodworth, taner [sic] re lands in Thurlstone, said premises is actually conveyed by the said indenture to the .. use of him the above named Abraham Haigh and his heirs forever... witnessed by Abell Rich within Thurlston.      
Abel Rich paid land tax in 1719 in Waldershelf. He was assessed on a farm at Waldershelf in 1719 land tax.
     Abel Rich was mentioned in a deed dated 14 May 1722 in re land in Thurgoland, Silkstone, Bradfield, Yorkshire. Indenture between Thomas Wyle of Witkerlsey, and Sarah his wife & Abel Rich of Nether Bradfield re land in Thurgoland in the parish of Silkstone.
     Abel Rich was mentioned in a deed dated 17 October 1722 in Bradfield, Ecclesfield . Thomas Wyle of Witkorsley in the county of York, gent and Sarah his wife and Abel Rich of Nether Bradfield in co. York - being in Thurgoland in parish of Silkstone tenanted by James Swift - land called Coldswell Flats and the ?utarkes formerly in two closes containing, by estimation 14 acres.
Rich to Wyle: Abel Rich of Nether Bradfield in the chapelry of Bradfield, Yks & Thomas Wyle of Witkorsley Yks or pasture ground commonly called or known by the Hall??? name or names of the Walkred?? etc. being at Witkorsley
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Abel Rich paid land tax in 1723 in Thurlstone, Penistone . Thurlestone: Abell Rich pays 9/8 1/2.
     Abel Rich and James Stuart were mentioned in a deed dated 4 July 1724 in Thurgoland, Silkstone. An Indenture dated fourth July 1724 made between Abel Rich of Outybridge Hall ,Yorks ??? of the one part and James Steuart of Catshaw Cross in the said county Linnen Draper of the other part. Off or concerning all that his messuage or tenement situate in Thurgoland, And all the houses barns buildings misstalls folds gardens orchards tofts crofts ??? lands tenements ??? closes and parcels of land meadows pastures ??? Waste grounds woods underwoods wayes waters watercourses commons common of pasture and ??? libertyes privileges and emoluments and hereditaments whatforever to the said belonging or of right appertaining with all their rights members and appurtences in Thurgoland aforesaid and now in the occupation of James Hurst or his assigns which said indenture is attested by Jeremiah Wainewright of the parish of Penistone Roper James Hurst of the parish of Silkstone coleminer and John Hurst of the same parish husbandman all in the County of York. On 14 December 1724 Abel Rich leased property. Lease: Abel Rich of Oughtibridge Hall, parish of Ecclesfield, to James Stuart of Catshaw Cross, parish of Penistone re a messuage called Catshaw or Catshaw Whine in Thurlstone-Meer for 22 years at a yearly rent of 10 pounds. He was imprisoned in April 1729 in Sheffield, Yorkshire. |He seems a little old to be imprisoned! John Hobson's diary at Easter 1729 reported "Abel Rich dead in Sheffield jail" however four days later the diariest was to visit Sheffield where Abel was "alive in the jail'.
     Abel was buried on 28 July 1737 in Ecclesfield, Yorkshire. Funerals - Abel Rich - Skenhill.

Child of Abel Rich and Ellen or Eleanor Morton (Brook)

Abigail Rich

(20 January 1681/82 - )
     Abigail Rich was christened on 20 January 1681/82 in Worksop, Nottinghamshire. She was the daughter of Thomas Rich (of Worksop).
     Abigail Rich married William Sheldon on 9 September 1711 in St Peter & St Paul, Sheffield. Abigail Rich of Worsop & Wm Shaldon of Auston..

Ada Louise Rich

(11 January 1860 - 17 September 1860)
     Ada Louise Rich was born on 11 January 1860 on Wednesday at 10 p.m. in New South Wales. She was the daughter of Rev Charles Hamor Rich and Isabella Tempest Bird. Ada Louise Rich was christened on 8 February 1860 in Braidwood. She was buried on 19 August 1860 in Braidwood.
     Ada died on 17 September 1860 in Braidwood, New South Wales. On Monday at 7 a.m., of water on the brain..

Agnes Rich

(before 1525 - after 1545)
     Agnes Rich was born before 1525 in Yorkshire. She was the daughter of John Rich and Jane Unknown.
     In John Rich's will dated 5 March 1540/41 in Penistone, Agnes Rich was named as heir; In the name of God amen the 5th day of March the year of our lord God [1540] I John Rich of the parish of Pennyston ... sound remembrance do make this my last will and testament in manner and form following First I bequeath and forsake my soul to almighty God and to ... and to all the holy company in heaven and my bodye to be buried within the church of Pennyston afsd
Item I bequeath to the high altar ...
Item I will that William my son and heir... to Rauf and Elizabeth my children ...
Item I bequeath to the afsd William my best jaket ...
Item I bequeath to Rauf my son a jake & jackett? ...
Item I bequeath to Ro... one ewe and a lambe
Item I bequeath to Agnes my daughter
Item I bequeath to Joh... also I will that Jane my wife Rauf my sone and ... Elizabeth my daughter to be my full and fare executors and to have all my goods unbequeathed my dear and faithfull ... ... being ... Joh Jenkinson ... Appleyard and John ... witnessed my hand February ...

     Agnes Rich married Arthur Greaves before 1543 in Yorkshire, England.
     Agnes died after 1545. Agnes, wife of Arthur Greive, was mentioned in her mother's will in 1545.
     In Jane Unknown's will dated 1 May 1545 in Penistone, Yorkshire, Agnes Rich was named as heir; In the name of God amen the first day of May [1545] I Jane Ryche widow of the parish of Pennyston being in good mind and ... make my last will and testament in form following First I bequeath my soul to the almighty God and my body to be buried ...
also I bequeath to William Riche my son... and my ..
also it is my will that Agnes Greave my daughter and Elizabeth my daughter and Rauf my son ... all my best ... with all ...
also I will that all my debts be paid of the said goods and that Rauf my son ... of my ...
also I will that ... also to the performance of this my will I make and ordain my executor ... ... Rauf my son and Elizabeth my daughter ... John Jenkinson Richard ...
I will that Eliz my daughter ...
I will that Elizabeth my daughter ... ... ...

Alethea Rich

(December 1895 - )
     Alethea Rich's birth was registered in the quarter ending in December 1895 in Doncaster RD, Yorkshire. She was the daughter of Henry Rich and Ellizabeth Cole. Fred, Horace and Alethea were listed as Henry Rich's children in the 1911 census in 7 Travis Row, Chapple St, Hexthorpe, Yorkshire.

Alfred F Rich

(before 1820 - )
     Alfred F Rich was born before 1820.
     Alfred F Rich was on the passenger list of the "Minerva" dated 9 August 1841 from Launceston, Tasmania.
     Alfred F Rich was on the passenger list of the "Union" dated 11 April 1843 from Launceston, Tasmania.
     Alfred F Rich arrived per "Union" on 19 April 1843 at Sydney, New South Wales. Mr A F Rich from Launceston, cabin passenger.
     Alfred F Rich married Bridget Doyle in 1845 in New South Wales. This marriage is assumed.

Child of Alfred F Rich and Bridget Doyle

Alice Rich

(1900 - )
     Alice Rich was born in 1900 in York, Yorkshire. She was the daughter of Frederick Amor Rich and Annie Ward (Cooper). John, Florence and Alice were listed as Frederick Amor Rich's children in the 1901 census in 4 Lawrence Crt, York, Yorkshire, England.

Child of Alice Rich

Alice Rich

(30 March 1567 - )
     Alice Rich was christened on 30 March 1567 in Worksop, Nottinghamshire. She was the daughter of William Rich.

Alice Rich

(before April 1837 - )
     Alice Rich was born before April 1837 in Rotherham, Yorkshire. She was the daughter of Amor Rich and Prudence Hollingsworth.
     Alice Rich married John Firth.

Child of Alice Rich and John Firth

Alice Rich

(June 1877 - )
     Alice Rich's birth was registered in the quarter ending in June 1877 in Doncaster RD, Yorkshire. She was the daughter of Henry Rich and Ellizabeth Cole. Alice were listed as the children of Henry Rich in the 1881 census in 4 Cemetery Rd, Doncaster, Yorkshire. Alice, Beatrice, Jessie, Hamar, Fred and Harry were listed as the children of Henry Rich in the 1891 census in 7 Chapel St, Hexthorpe, Yorkshire.

Alice Mary Rich

(March 1851 - )
     Alice Mary Rich's birth was registered in the quarter ending in March 1851 in Retford, Nottinghamshire. She was the daughter of Amor Rich and Mary Rayner. Elizabeth, Frances and Alice were listed as the children of Amor Rich in the 1851 census in Ordsall, Nottinghamshire. Alice Mary Rich was christened on 6 April 1851 in All Hallows, Ordsall, Nottinghamshire. Elizabeth, Frances and Alice were listed as the children of Amor Rich in the 1861 census in 11 Blackfriargate?, Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire. Elizabeth and Alice were listed as the children of Amor Rich in the 1871 census in 45 Warwick St, Southcoates, Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire.

Alice Vera Rich

(before April 1867 - )
     Alice Vera Rich was born before April 1867 in Helperby, Yorkshire. She was the daughter of Henry Rich and Annie Unknown. Charles, Henry, Frederick and Alice were listed as the children of Henry Rich in the 1871 census in Helperby, YKS. Henry, Frederick and Alice were listed as the children of Henry Rich in the 1881 census in 2 Gray Street, York. Alice Vera Rich was listed as Henry Rich's daughter in the 1891 census in 13 St Ann's St, Fulford, York.
     Alice Vera Rich married William Norman on 6 September 1894 in Ardsley, Yorkshire.

Amor Rich

(4 January 1679/80 - 26 May 1750)
     Amor Rich was also known as Emor in records. He was christened on 4 January 1679/80 in Kirkburton, Yorkshire. Emor son of Daniel Rich. Brooks claims John & Aymor to be children of Jonas Rich of the parish of Penistone, the supposed brother of Edward, Joseph & Daniel Rich. He was the son of Daniel Rich.
     Amor Rich married Martha Halliwell on 10 June 1712 in Cawthorne, Yorkshire. He possibly married the sister of Thomas Ellison of Higham, Yorkshire who was executor 1748-50.      
Amor Rich and Amor Rich paid land tax in 1712 in Sheffield district, Yorkshire, England. In the land tax assessment for the Barnsley area Emer Rich pays 17/4 at Cawthorne and £1/0/1 at Hoyland Swaine. Emer Rich paid £7/1/7 at Thurlestone.
     He was of Daw Walls in Cawthorne. He had lands in Penistone & heir in remainder to the Thurlstone lands under the will of his uncle Jonas 1713/4 & aunt Sarah 1714. In 1723 an Emor Rich sr. of Yate House paid 10/6 at Penistone.
     Amor Rich was employed by He was called Hamor, a clothier at his son Jonas' baptism 1713 as a clothier in 1713, Cawthorne, YKS.
     In Jonas Rich's will dated 20 March 1713/14 in Penistone, Yorkshire, Amor Rich was named as heir; Jonas mentions his wife Sarah in his will. They left lands to their nephew Jonas then Amor, sons of Daniel Rich, and mentioned his nephew John. In the name of God amen I Jonas Rich of Pond in the parish of Penistone being weak in body ... to my loving wife Sara ... household goods and all manner of .... to dispose of as she thinks fit ...
I give and bequeath to my nephew Jonas Rich late of Deykin Brook and his heirs ... after my wife's death all my messuage or dwelling house, lands tenements etc. lying in Thurlstone in the parish of Penistone now or late in the possession of Timothy Milnes and Timothy Askam and all other of my lands ... in Thurlston except what are ... otherwise devised to the said Jonas Rich or his heirs paying ... and whereas the said Jonas Rich my nephew has been for some time absent ... I do hereby devise and appoint that in case the said Jonas Rich shall not return twelve months after my wife's decease that then Emor Rich of Daw Walls shall enter to have & enjoy the messuage house ...before ... to Jonas Rich he paying ... and that the said Emor Rich and his heirs shall enjoy ... & profits ... said Jonas Rich shall dye without issue of his bodye lawfully begotten then I give and bequeath the afsd messuages, etc. in Thurlstone afsd to the said Emor Rich and his heirs ... and I do give & devise unto my said nephew Emor Rich and his heirs forever from and after my wife's death all my messuages, lands etc. lying in Penyston now or late ... occupation of wid: Priest, wid: Booker, John Wordsworth & John Hinchcliff or any of them and I do give & devise unto John Lyndley my grandson and his heirs forever after my wife's death all my messuage house now or late in the possession of ... Crosley lying in Thurlston afsd and I do give unto my grandson George Lindley and his heirs forever after my wife's death all my houses, lands etc. lying & adjoining to Silkston Moor now or late in the possession of Wm M..son
And I give and devise unto my nephew John Rich of Deykin Brook and his heirs forever after my wife's decease all my messuages, lands, etc. at Catthill late in the tenure or occupation of Thomas Caldwell upon condition that he or his heirs pay unto Sarah Bagshaw my granddaughter twenty pounds c/o John? Lindley twenty pounds within twelve months after my wife's decease if he or his heirs fail in payment thereof then I give and devise the said messuages, etc. to Sarah Bagshaw ... Lindley ..
Also I give and devise to my grandson John Lindley and his heirs for ever after my wife's death all my messuage lands, etc. at Kind?? Moore in the parish of Silkstone now or late in the possession of Thomas Hobson upon condition that he pay to Mary Beever? forty pounds within twelve months after my wife's decease and I do hereby further give and devise ... to be charged upon & out of my lands in Thurlston to Emor Rich Jonas Rich to witt
I give and devise to Jonathan Frances ten pounds
to my grand daughter Sarah Bagshaw ten pounds
and to .... fifteen pounds
and to my ... Martha Goldthorpe five pounds
and to my ... Hanna Goddard five pounds
and to my neice Anne Goddard five pounds ...
George Wordsworth of Wosbrough three pounds
and to Richard Woodward of ... three pounds
and to Richard Turner of Hunshelf Bank one pound
& to my sister Mary Goddard ten pounds
and also to my parish apprentice Barnett Bowder upon condition he serve his time out at my farme at ... pounds all which several sums last ... & not chargeable out of any other .. of my estate I will and devise shall be paid out of my estate in Thurlston which is devised to Jonas and Emor Rich to be paid by him or his heirs that shall enjoy the said estate within twelve months after my wife's decease except to Barnett Bowder who is not to be paid before he has served his time but if default be made in payment then I give and devise the said messuages & lands to my said legatees? ... to hold the same until payment of their legacy with interest & costs and in case my nephew Jonas Rich shall return then my will and mind is that John Rich shall pay out of the estate at Catthill to him ... said Jonas Rich ... how he left the country and I do hereby give and devise all the residue ... of my personal estate to my grand daughter Alice Lindley paying my executors their reasonable charges & expenses & for their trouble and I do make John Rich and George Lindley joint executors of this my last will and testament 20 March 1713
Jonas Rich his mark Signed delivered published & declared by the above named testator in the presence of us who have under sett our hands as witnesses in the presence of the said testator (and ... the words Emor Rich ... John West... Geo walker. vicessimo octavo die mensis ... fuit.
     
Amor Rich paid land tax from 1714 to 1728 in Cawthorne, Yorkshire. In 1712 he is first listed for Cawthorne land tax assessment paying 17/4, his brother John was next entry at 18/8. In September 1714 he paid 8/8 as Hamor Rich, in 1715 Hamor Rich paid 17/4, 1717 Emor paid the same amount, 1723 Emor paid 8/8 tax and 1/4 tithe, 1728 paid 15/-.
     In Sarah Unknown's will dated 24 October 1714 in Penistone, Amor Rich was named as heir; I Sara Rich of Pond in the parish of Penistone & county of York Spr being infirme & weak of body but of perfect mind & memory doe make this my last will and testament in manner & forme following - Imprimis my will & mind is & I doe hereby devise that all my just debts funerall expense be paid by my executor hereafter named out of all my personal estate
Item I give and devise to my grandson George Lindley tenn pounds & to my grandaughter Sara Bagshaw tenn pounds and to Alice Lindley my grandaughter tenn pounds all which severall sums are instead of any share of the goods in the dwelling house at Pond except to Alice Lindley to whom I give one bed in the parlor with feather bed & a pair of sheets & one pair of blanketts & a coverlet:
I give to John Rich of Dekin brooke one shilling & to Emor Rich of Daw walls one shilling; all which several sums are to be paid by my executor;
All the residue & remainder of my goods credits cattles & chattles I give and devise to John Lindley my grandson and I do make the afsd John Lindley sole executor of this my last will and testament revoking all former wills by and made in witness whereof I the said Sara Rich have hereunto sett my hands & seale the twenty fourth day of October A.D. 1714. Sara Rich her marke. Sealed & delivered published and declared by the above named testator in the presence of ... hereunto sett our hands as witnesses in the presence of the said testator. John Priest, Martha Tompson her marke, Geo. Walker.

Amor Rich was mentioned as tenant in the manor court rolls dated on 15 November 1714 in Penistone, YKS, Copy surrender: Court of Sir William Boseville, Manor of Penistone. It was presented that Jonas Rich, lately deceased, surendered on 13 March last, to Sir Godfrey Boseville lately deceased then lord of the manor of Peniston, a messuage called Woodend with several closes and lands to such uses as would be revealed in his will. It was also presented that the said Jonas Rich had by will dated 23 March last left the premises to the use of Sarah Rich his wife for her life and after her death to the use of Amor Rich. On 22 April 1716 Amor Rich leased property in Woodend, Cawthorne. Lease and counterpart: Emor Rich of Cawthorne to Joseph Parkinson of parish of Penistone. Several closes called Chappell Close, the Thorne and Little pingle, the New Close with a pingle adjoining in Penistone for 21 years for a yearly rent of 2/10/-
Counterpart of lease: Emer Rich of Cawthorne to Samuel Green of the parish of Penistone. A messuage called Woodend in Penistone with buildings and lands, etc. for 21 years at a yearly rent of 3/10/-.
. He contributed to the parish poor rate in Cawthorne, in 1718 as Amor Rich, North Lane Quarter.
Amor Rich was listed on the rent roll of Capt. Bosville's estate, Martinmas 1722, for property in Cawthorne.
     In 1722 Emor Rich paid rent of £6/15/3 to Capt Bosville for land at Cawthorne, and 3/6 for land at the Wood-end in Pennyston Manour copyhold rts, at Martinmas. In 1723 an Emor Rich sr. of Yate House paid 10/6 at Penistone. On 22 October 1725 Amor Rich leased property in Broomfield, Sheffield. Lease and counterpart: Emor Rich of Cawthorne to Joseph Parkinson of parish of Penistone. Several closes called Chappell Close, the Thorne and Little pingle, the New Close with a pingle adjoining in Penistone for 21 years for a yearly rent of 2/10/-
Counterpart of lease: Emer Rich of Cawthorne to Samuel Green of the parish of Penistone. A messuage called Woodend in Penistone with buildings and lands, etc. for 21 years at a yearly rent of 3/10/-.
     Amor Rich was party to a land transaction 20 May, 9 & 10 June 1726 in Daw Walls, Cawthorne. Indentures of lease and release between Thomas Walton of Hollingroyd and Amor Rich of Daughwalls in Cawthorne afsd yeoman. He contributed to the parish poor rate in Cawthorne, in 1729 as Amor Rich, for Dobson's Farm. He was a churchwarden in Cawthorne, YKS, from 1735 to 1738. 1735/6 Emor Rich, 1738 Amor Rich, churchwarden at Cawthorne. He contributed to the parish poor rate in Cawthorne, YKS, in 1737 as Amor Rich for Daw Walls.
     Amor Rich was mentioned in a deed dated August 1745 in Cawthorne. Daniel Rowley to Emor Rich, yeoman of Daw Walls. He was widowed on 7 December 1746 on the death of his wife Martha Halliwell.
     Amor Rich made a will dated September 1748 in Cawthorne. In the name of God amen I Aymor Rich of Daw-walls in the chapelry of Cawthorne ... 2 September 1748 ... my body I commit to the earth to be buried at the discretion of my executors hereafter named ... all my just debts and funeral expenses to be paid and satisfied out of my personal estate
I give devise and bequeath all my freehold messuages etc... whatsoever ... York to Thomas Ellisson of Higham and John Sanderson of Upper Middop in the parish of Ecclesfield ... yeoman ... mortgage of any part thereof for each one of every of the younger children lawfully begotten or to be begotten on the body of my son Jonas Rich the sum of one hundred pounds a piece when 21 or marry ... for the benefit of each and every of my said son Jonas Riches younger children ... But nevertheless upon trust to permit my said son Jonas Rich to receive the rents ... profits... during his natural life ... and after the decease of my said son Jonas Rich to remain to the first son of my said son Jonas Rich and to the heirs of the body of such first son lawfully issuing .. and the use and behoof of the second third fourth & fifth son ...of my son Jonas begotten or to be begotten the elder of such son and sons and the heirs of his body lawfully begotten ...
for default of such issue I give and devise the same to daughter and daughters of my said son Jonas ...
For default of such issue male or female ... I give and devise all my ... messuage lands tenements hereditaments and premises unto John Rich son of my nephew John Rich and his heirs for ever
Nevertheless subject to ... in case my son Jonas Rich shall die leaving no issue male or female ...
I give and bequeath the sum of one hundred pounds to Mary Batty wife of Jonathan Batty,
unto Ellin Chadwick wife of Joseph Chadwick the sum of one hundred pounds,
unto Sarah Mate wife of John Mate the sum of one hundred pounds,
unto Elizabeth Field the wife of Joseph Field the sum of fifty pounds and I give to my nephew Emor Rich the sum of fifty pounds to be paid them respectively within twelve months next after John Rich son of my said nephew John Rich shall have the inheritance of the said messuage, etc ...
with which said several legacies I do charge my said estate
in case my said son Jonas Rich shall die leaving no heirs of his body
I give unto James Batty son of Jonathan Batty all my wearing apparel,
I give unto my executors all my ready money and ... for money upon trust and ... that they and the survivor of them do and shall within twelve months next after my decease pay and discharge all my son Jonas Rich's just debts so far as they sum & will go and in case there be any surplus therein I give it to the children of my said son Jonas Rich equally ...
I give unto my said son Jonas the ...right of my farm or farms? and stock whereupon quick and dead and personal estate save and except my ready money and securityes ... and I do hereby appoint the said Thomas Ellisson and John Sanderson executors of this my last will and testament in trust for the purposes afsd.
In witness whereof I have ... set my hand and seal the day and year first written Aymor Rich ... in presence of George Chapman, John Fretwell, Wm Fenton. This will past the Seal the 30 (31?) day of July 1750.

     Amor died on 26 May 1750 in Cawthorne, YKS, aged 70. He was buried on 29 May 1750 in Cawthorne. Aymor Rich, yeoman.
Section 6 Table tomb with border of lines. Semi-cirle with acanthus leaves bearing a crown. Here / Lyeth Interred the Body / of Martha the Wife of / Aymor RICH of Dauwalls / Yeoman. She Departed her / life the 7th day of Decem- / ber Ano. Dom. 1746 / Aged 65 years. / Here / Lyeth Interred the Body / of Aymor RICH of Dauwalls / Yeoman, who Departed this / life the 26th day of May in / 1749 In the 72nd year / of his Age.
     His will was proved on 31 July 1750 at the Exchequer Court of York. Administration was also proved 30 June 1758 at York. He was mentioned as a deceased tenant in the manorial rolls dated 6 October 1757, in Penistone, YKS, 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. He's relationship was 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..

Children of Amor Rich and Martha Halliwell

Amor Rich

(17 July 1724 - 20 April 1788)
     Amor Rich signed his name as "Emor Rich." He was christened on 17 July 1724 in Cawthorne, Yorkshire. He was the son of John Rich and Ann Ellison.
     Emor was mentioned in the will of his grandfather Francis Ellison 1730, his father in 1741 and uncle Aymor in 1748.
I have assumed the schoolmaster Emor of Stainbrough and Barnsley to be the son of John with reservations: his age doesn't change between marriages and he is 10 years out and subsequently 22 years out for the third marriage but the occupation and address is consistent, however it seems hard to accept a 52 year old as 30.
     In John Rich's will dated 21 August 1741 in Cawthorne, Amor Rich was named as heir; In the name of God amen I John Rich of Jowet in the county of York, yeoman this 21 Aug 1741 do make this my last will and testament in manner & form following (to wit) first my will is that all my just debts the expences of my funeral the charge of the probate of this my will be paid out my personal estate.
Then I give devise and bequeath to my elder son John Rich and heirs forever all my lands and tenements whatsoever subject to the dower which my wife shall be entitled to during the term of her natural life
Also I give unto my daughter the wife of Jonathan Battey and her assigns an annuity twenty shillings a year to be paid every year from the time of my decease during her natural life
Also I give to my daughter Ellin the wife of John Chadwick twenty pounds
To my daughter Sarah the wife of John Mate twenty pounds and to my daughter Elizabeth the wife of Joseph Field ten pounds to be paid by my executor hereafter named with two years next after my decease which ten pounds so given to my daughter Elizabeth Also I give to my said daughter Elizabeth fifty pounds now left to me by the last will of Francis Ellison deceased to be paid by his executors Richard Ellison and Martha Ellison now wife of Francis Liley
Also I give to my younger son Amor Rich eighty pounds to be paid him by my executor when he shall attain the age of 22 years and until that time my will is that he shall have sufficient and ... clothes and pocket money to and provided by and at the proper charge of my said executor over and above I give to my wife all the goods in the little parlor
Lastly all the residue of my personal estate I give to my said son John Rich whom I appoint sole executor of this my will and and hereby revoking all wills and testaments by me heretofore made I declare this to be my last will and testament In witness whereof I the said John Rich the testator have hereunto put my hand and seal the day and year first above expressed. John Rich.

The 1741 poll for Yorkshire has no John Rich at Cawthorne. He was 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. Amor was a mercer in London, on 17 December 1746.
     Amor Rich and John Rich were mentioned in a deed dated 17 December 1746. Know all men by these presents that I Aymor Rich of London, mercer, have remised released and forever quit claimed and by these presents do for me? my heirs Executors and Administrators remise release and for ever quit claim unto John Rich of Jowett House in the chapelry of Cawthorne and county of York, yeoman his heirs Executors and Administrators all and all manner of Action and Actions Cause and Causes of Action and Actions Suits Bills Bonds Writings Obligations Debts Dues Duties Reckonings Accounts Sum and Sums of money Judgements Executions Extents Quarrels Controversies Trespasses Damages and Demands whatsoever both of law and in Equity or otherwise heresoever which against him the said John Rich I ever had now have or which I my heirs Executors and Administrators shall or may have Claim Challenge or Demand for or by reason or means of any Act Matter Cause or Thing? from the beginning of the world to Day of the Date of these presents AND WHEREAS I the said Aymor Rich in or about Michaelmas Term now last past did obtain and recover judgment in his Majesty's Court of Kings Bench at Westminster against the said John Rich for one hundred and sixty two pounds thirteen shillings and four pence Debt and Sixty three Shillings for costs of suit as by the Records thereof remaining in the said Court more at large may Appear of and for which said Judgment and the Debt and Damages thereby recovered I the said Aymor Rich do hereby acknowledge myself to be fully satisfied and contented These are therefore to Desire and Authorize your Edward Oates and Jeremiah Spincke Gentlemen Attorneys of his Majesty's said Court of Kings Bench or either of you to acknowledge Satisfaction upon record in the said Cort, of and for the said Judgment and Debt and Damages thereby recovered And this shall be your Sufficient Warrant and Authority IN WITNESS whereof I the said Aymor Rich have hereunto set my Hand and Seal the Seventeenth Day of December in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Seven hundred and forty Six. Signed Emor Rich (with seal) Sealed and delivered in the presence of: ....Jno Harrison.
     Amor Rich and Ann Aldersey obtained a marriage licence on 11 March 1746/47 in Holborn, London. Emor Rich, aged 22, bachelor of the parish of St Andrew Holborn & Mrs Ann Aldersey, aged 23, spinster of the parish of St Martin in the Fields.
     Amor Rich married Ann Aldersey on 12 March 1746/47 in St Sepulchre, Holborn, London.
     Amor Rich was mentioned in the will of Amor Rich dated September 1748.
     Amor Rich and Ann Wroe obtained a marriage licence on 8 May 1765 in Yorkshire. Emor Rich of Stainborough, parish of Silkston, schoolmaster aged 30 years and upwards, widower & Ann Wroe, of Sheffield, aged 30 years and upwards, spinster, to be married in the parish church of Sheffield. The bondsman was Robert Revell of Sheffield, innkeeper.
     Amor Rich married secondly Ann Wroe on 9 May 1765 in St Peter, Sheffield, Yorkshire. Emor Rich, widower, aged 30 of Silkstone & Ann Wroe aged 30 of Sheffield. Amor was a schoolmaster from 1765 to 1777, Stainborough, Silkstone, Yorkshire. An article in the Barnsley Times in 1878 notes: Amor Rich was landlord of the Old Wind Mill [Inn] but this was so long ago that the oldest will not remember it. In addition to his duties as mine host, he officiated as schoolmaster at Stainborough. This latter post he filled for thirty two years, and walked over to Stainborough every school day to teach. The school was very near Stainborough Inn. There were 25 scholars, boys and girls. The Earl of Strafford found each boy a yellow coat and each girl a jacket and petticoat. The boys went once a year to Hermit Hill to be measured for their yellow coats. In a corner of the playground they planted a walnut tree....
     Amor Rich and Mary Unknown (Wilkinson) obtained a marriage licence on 7 February 1772 in Yorkshire. Emor Rich of Stainbrough, parish of Silkston, schoolmaster, aged 30 years and upwards, widower & Mary Wilkinson of Barnsley, aged 25 years and upwards, widow, to be married in the parochial chapel of Barnsley, bondsman was John Walker of Barnsley, carpenter.
     Amor Rich married thirdly Mary Unknown (Wilkinson) on 9 February 1772 in St Mary, Barnsley, Silkstone, Yorkshire. Emor Rich of Stainbrough, in the parish of Silkston, (schoolmaster) & Mary (X) Wilkinson, of the chapelry of Barnsley, widow, by licence, witnessed by Francis Hardy, John Walker & Wm Truelove.      
Amor Rich paid land tax as Emor Rich on property owned by Messr Handley, then Richard Richardson. between 1781 and 1788 in Barnsley, Yorkshire, England.
     Amor died on 20 April 1788 in Barnsley, Silkstone, Yorkshire, aged 63. He was buried on 21 April 1788 in St Mary's, Barnsley. Emor Rich, school-master, died 20th, buried 21st April 1788, aged 67.
     The administration of his estate was granted to Mary Rich on 20 March 1790 at the Exchequer Court of York, Doncaster. The 27th day of the month aforesaid administration of the goods, etc. of Aymour Rich, late of Barnsley in the diocese of York, deceased intestate (as it is asserted) was granted to Mary Rich widow his relict and having been first sworn etc. before the Rev John Pickles, clerk surrogate an inventory was taken... exhibited above 20th and bond is entered.

Children of Amor Rich and Ann Wroe

Children of Amor Rich and Mary Unknown (Wilkinson)

Amor Rich

(say 1565 - before 9 August 1652)
     Amor Rich was born say 1565 in Penistone, Yorkshire. He was the son of Edward Rich and Elizabeth Turton.
     Amor Rich married Alice Burdett, daughter of Henry Burdett, on 15 May 1587 in Almondbury, Yorkshire.
     A marriage settlement between Amor Rich and Alice Burdett was made on 24 July 1598 in Penistone. Post nuptial settlement: William Riche of Bollows in Thurlestone to Francis Greave of Hunshelf and William Hinchcliff of Bilcliff, in consideration of the marriage already solemnised between Aymer Riche (one of the sons of Edward Riche son and heir of the said William) and Alice Burdett (one of the daughters of Henry Burdett of Walton), the manor of Smallshaie and capital messuage called Smallshaie and appurtenances in Smallshaie, Thurlestone & Thurlestone meare and the capital messuage called Roide and the capital messuage called Milnehowse and fulling mill and one water corn mill in Thurlestone with a yearly rent of 13/- out of several lands in Thurlestone (all lately purchased of Richard Turton of Pickeringe) and the capital messuage called Bollowes with lands, etc. and a water corn mill at Bollows in order that a fine may be levied, settling the estate on William, Edward and Aymer Riche in succession, with reversion to Richard Riche, brother of Aymer, in default of issue, also it is agreed that a settlement may be made on Alice of the Smallshaie and Milnhouse property for her jointure.
     Amor Rich was party to a land transaction on 24 July 1598 in Thurlstone, Penistone. By feoffment:Adaimer Riche of Milnehouse in Thurleston, one of the sons of Edward Rich of Bollowes to Richard Rich, his brother. Messuage called Raynowe in Thurlestone and Thurlestone Meare with reversion to the grantor.
     In William Rich's will dated 24 August 1598 in Penistone, YKS, Amor Rich was named as heir; In the name of God amen 24 August 1598 I William Riche of Bullos in the pish of Penistone ... my body to be buried at the discretion of my executors and my mortuary to be paid according to the ...
Item my will is that the poor people of the parish of Pennystone shall have towards their relief 13/4 for seven years next ... following the day of my death to be paid .. and upon the first Friday in lent in the pish thereof Pennistone at the discretion of my executors ... churchwardens for the ... being at one ... and .. payment
Item I give unto William Gledill 3/4 John Firth? 3/4 ... 3/4 Emor Battye 3/4 Ellen Daulton 3/4
Item I give unto Edward Riche my sonne: all my household goods and all my husbandrie yeares during his life natural to have the use of them and after his decease to [his son] Emor Riche and his heires to remain to the use of the right heirs of the Riches for ever ... on that ... on ... or any .. from my house at Bullos at any time
Item I give unto James Mitchell my sonne in law tenne ... fyve pounds to be paid to him ... the first yeare after my decease ... one year next ... following after
Item I give unto the children of the said James Mitchell ... to be divided equally among them ... years
Item the rest of my goods remaining and not bequeather after ... my debts, legacies and funerall expenses discharged I give unto Edward Rich my son and? William Hinchcliffe ... behoof of their children equally to be divided amongst ... Edward Rich and William Hinchcliffe I ordayne constitute and appoint lawful executors of this my last will and testament And .... Francis .. my last will and testament be ... given in the presence of William ... and George Goodm... ... Probatum... Edward Rich filio ..

     In Edward Rich's will dated 6 August 1 James I (1603) in Thurlstone, Penistone, Yorkshire, Amor Rich was named as heir; In the name of god Amen: I Edward Rich of the Bulhouse in the township of Thurleston and County of York being of perfect memory make this my last will and testament this sixth of August the first year of our soveraigne Lord James by the grace of god of England Scotland France & Ireland king defender of the faith etc AD 160-. First I commend my soul into the hands of god trusting assuredly to be saved by the redemption of Christ Jesus & my body to be buried in the parish church of Peniston And for my worldly goods I will they be disposed in maner & form following viz:
First I give & bequeath to Richard Riche my son one great arke in the lower chamber and a yoke of black oxen, and a yoke of stottes.
Item I give to John Wordsworth two less stottes a black and a red.
Item I give to Mathew Thewlesse £5
Item to William Rich alias Pecke £13/6/8 due to him & my executors to bring him up till he be 15 years old accordinge to my Covenant.
Also I give to Mary Thelesse £13/6/8; and so much wool as will make her a gown
Item I give to my wife that third part of my goods which is due to her by the law, and a bed furnished with a chest & a cupboard with a great pan upon condition she rest contented therewith without any further claim to my other part of my goods.
Item I give to Amor Rich the two great tables in the house and the less table in the house, I give to Richard Rich my son,
Item I will that my executors pay 26 shillings & eight pence to the poor which was left by my fathers will to be given to them.
Item I give to the poor of the parish of Peniston 20 shillings to be distributed in four years next after my decease at the feast of Easter.
Item I give to Thomas Snydall my son in law £5/3/4
Item I will that my executors pay to every one of the three children of James Michell 28 shillings which I owe them.
Item I give to every servant in my house a sheep or 3s 4d
The rest of my goodes & chattells my debtes being paid & funerall discharged I give to Richard Rich my son John Wordsworth & Thomas Snydall my sons in law & make them three executors of this my last will & testament
Witnesses Francis Oley Amor Riche.

Note that his other son Amor is not a beneficiary of the will, presumably because he is the heir of his grandfather.
During Michaelmas term 1607 Amor Rich purchased property in Penistone, Yorkshire, during Michaelmas term 1607. Adamer Riche & Richard Rich quer: Robert Brownell and Mary his wife def: re messuage and lands in Penistone and Ecland.
Amor Rich was mentioned as tenant in the manor court rolls dated in 1608 in Thurlstone, Penistone, Yorkshire, England, 1608 Liberi Tenents: Aemor Riche of some tenements etc Bullhouse of Smallshaw, the Royd, Milnhouse.
Richardus Riche of some/nine/one tenement ... Raynor Robertus Bramell - tenement in Ecklands alienate Aemoris Riche et Richardo Rich qi - et Jurors: Aemor Riche,      Richardus Riche,      Johes Haighe.

     Amor Rich and Richard Rich were mentioned in a deed dated 5 February 1609/10 in Ecklands, Thurlstone, Penistone. Deed of partition: Aymor Rich of Bulhouse and Richard Rich of [?] divide one messuage in Eclande in the parish of Penistone which they purchased jointly of Robert Brownell of Derby (particulars of lands assigned to each). Amor Rich's use of the property Agreement to levy a fine: Aymor Rich of Bullhouse, George Burdett of Denby Hall and John Wordesworth of Softley agree that Aymor Rich shall levy a fine of the manor and capital messuage called Smallshaw in Thurlestone, messuage called Bullhouse and water corn mill, other messuages called Roid, Milnehouse, with a fulling mill, Catshaw and Langfield and a rentcharge of 13/4 to the use of Aymor Rich.
Exemplification of final concord: [George Burdett and John Wordesworth plaintiffs v. Aymor Rich, deforciant - the manor of Smalshaw, parish of Penistone, 10 messuages, 4 cottages, 1 water corn mill, 1 water fulling mill, 14 gardens, 400 acres of land etc., and 13/4 rent charge in Smalshaw and Roid for 400 pounds.
Fines and recoveries were fictitious actions at law designed to register a title. This is the first mention of Catshaw in the records according to David Hey was registered 9 & 25 October 1611 in Smallshaw, Penistone.
Michaelmas 1614 Amor Rich purchased property in Penistone, Yorkshire, Michaelmas 1614. Emery Rich quer: Wm Hinchcliff & Edward Hinchcliff def. Annual rent of 100 shillings issuing out of 2 messuages & lands in Bilclif, Pawfield house & Langsyde.
     Amor Rich was party to a land transaction on 22 August 1622 in of Bullhouse etc., Thurlstone, Penistone, Yorkshire. Settlement: Adamorus Rich of Bullhouse to William Rich his son, capital messuage called Bullhouse in Thurlston Meer, a water corn mill called Bullhouse Mill, a messuage called Catshaw in closes called Doughty Royd, the Brighill, the Upper Sike, the Nether Sike, Moorehouse Ing, Great Tonge, Lt Tonge, the Nooke and other closes belonging to Milnehouse from the east of the River Dun (except the Wheatholm) to the use of Adam for his life and after his death to William and his heirs. On 6 January 1623/24 Amor Rich leased property to Daniel Rich in 'Smallshaw', Thurlstone, Penistone, Yorkshire. Lease: Aymor Rich of Bullhouse, co, York to Daniell Rich his 5th son. 1/3 part of a messuage and lands at Smallshaw in Thurleston meer in the tenure of William and Edward Fyrth and an undivided 1/2 part of another 1/3 part of the same messuage in the tenure of William and Thomas Gleadhill, from the death of Aymor Rich for 100 years at an annual rent of 12d to Aymor Rich's heirs. Amor was Chief Constable in 1624, Staincross Wapentake, Yorkshire, England.
     Amor Rich and Capt William Rich were mentioned in a deed dated 22 February 1626/27 in Penistone, Yorkshire. Revocation of grant: Aymor Riche of Bullhouse revokes the deed of August 20 1622 whereby he granted William, his third son, his capital messuage called Bullhouse in Thurlestone meere with a messuage called Cattshaw and all the closes occupied with a messuage called Milnehouse and known as Daughty roids, the Brigge hill, the Upper Sicke, the Nether Sike, the Moorhouse Inge, the Great Tonge, the Little Tonge, and the Nooke, by payment (as provided in the deed) of 12d to William.
     Note that John Rich, yeoman of Royd had just died.
     Amor Rich and Capt William Rich were mentioned in a deed dated 5 October 1627 in 'Bullhouse', 'Catshaw' & 'Royd', Thurlstone, Penistone. Amor & his 3rd son William settled Millhouse & the fulling mill, 2 pts of Smallshaw, Bullhouse & Bullhouse Mill, Catshaw and Royd on Od Ogden of Denby Hall & John Hinchcliffe of Langside; but for the use of Amor during his life and then his wife Alice was to have Millhouse, Millhouse mill & 2 pts of Smallshaw for her life and then to the right heirs of Amor and the other premises to William and his heirs.
     Amor Rich and David Rich were mentioned in a deed dated 20 & 21 June 1628 in re Smallshaw, Penistone, Yorkshire. 20 June - Revocation of lease. Whereas I the said Emor Rich of Bullhouse, did ... 6 January Jas 20 [1622/3]. pays 12d unto Daniell Rich my son 1/3 David and Daniel Rich my son, to make void leases of certain messuages in Smallshaw which had formerly made to them. In the tenure of Edward Mookeson. Witnessed 20 June Chas 4 [1628]. Signed Aymor Rich.
     21 June - Lease: Aymor Rich of Bullhouse yeoman to Daniell Rich, one of his sons 1/3 part of messuage called Smallshaw in the tenure of Aymor Rich, and the undivided 1/2 of 1/3 of the same messuage in the tenure of Edward ffyrth and John Tinker, for 100 years from the death of Aymor for a yearly rent of 1 shilling to Aymor's heirs. In witness ... 1624..
     Amor Rich was mentioned in a deed dated 2 March 1628/29 in re Smallshaw, Penistone. Aymor Rich of Bullhouse to Henry Smyth of Penistone. Half part of 1/3 of the messuage called Smalshawe for 21 years at a rent of £7.
     Amor Rich and Daniel Rich were mentioned in a deed dated 2 March 1628/29 in Thurlstone, Penistone Yorkshire. David and Daniel Rich, younger sons of Aymor Rich of Bulhouse bound to John Marsden of Smalshawe in £10 to keep the covenants of a lease from Aymor Rich (late deceased) to the said John Marsden of 1/3 part of the messuage called Smalshawe from 1st March last for 21 years.
     Emer Rich of Thurlston (with Thomas Eyre) was listed in the Book of Compositions for not taking the order of knighthood at the coronation of King Charles I 1630-32 which was a tax gathering device on those with more than £40 freehold land.
Amor Rich was mentioned as tenant in the manor court rolls dated in 1639 or 1634? In Thurlstone, Penistone Yorkshire, 1639/4? Court baron of Thurleston 8 Sep 1639/4?
Aymor Rich, John Ernshaw, Willm Rich... Aymor Rich enjoyeth the lands of William Rich his grandfather. Signed Aymor Rich, Will Rich.     
     Final concord 1652. Thomas Keresforth, William Wordsworth, Reginald Apleyard plaintiffs v. James Greene and Isabell his wife and Aymor Rich deforcs. 2 messuages, 76 acres of land, 13 acres of meadow, 66 acres of pasture, common of pasture etc. in Felchurch, South Hindley, Thurlstone and Smallshaw for �120. Easter day in 15 days. He's use of the property Aymor Rich of Smallshaw and others agree to the following uses of property of 132 acres in Thurlstone and Smallshaw to Aymor Rich for his life and then to Daniel Rich one of his sons was registered on 28 April 1652 in Thurlstone, Penistone Yorkshire.
     Amor Rich was party to a land transaction on 18 June 1652 in 'Smallshaw', etc, Thurlstone, Penistone, Yorkshire. Exemplification of a final concord: Silvanus Rich plaintiff v. Aymor Rich deforciant re manor of Smallshay, 10 messuages, 4 cottages, 2 mills, 14 gardens, 400 acres of land etc 13/4 rent in Smalshay, Roide, Bolloes, in Thurlston and Thurlston meer for 400 pounds. In 15 days from Holy Trinity 1652.
     Amor Rich made a will dated 18 July 1652 in Thurlstone, Penistone Yorkshire. His will mentions his son Daniel Rich, his grandson Silvanus, his deceased son Edward and Edward's children - Daniel, the children of Amor Rich, Mary wife of Stephen West, Martha widow Greene. John Rich. Hellen Rich. William Rich is a witness. There is no mention of a grandson Edward, let alone as son of Edward, unless he is one of the un-named children of Edward's son Amor but he seems too old for this relationship.
     In the name of God Amen the Eighteenth day of July AD 1652 Aymor Rich of Smallshaw in the parish of Penniston and county of York; being in good health of body and of good and perfect memory, Gods name be praised therefore and desirous to dispose of my worldly Estate now in my health, All former wills by me heretofore made disallowed and revoked, I do make this my last will and testament in manner and form following, First I bequeath my Soul to God hoping assuredly to be saved by the death and passion of Jesus Christ, And my body to the Earth from whence it came, to be disposed at the discretion of my executors hereafter named;
     Item I give unto Silvanus Rich my grandchild all my houshold goods and husbandry geer at Bull house if any be,
     Item I give unto my son Daniel Rich all my houshold goods that I have at Smallshaw (if any be ...) and my will is that if the said Silvanus Rich my grandchild his heirs and assigns shall have hold and enioy peacably and quietly all and every part and parcel of the lands and tenements with thappurtenances which I have given unto him the said Silvanus Rich without suit trouble claim or molestation to be made by Daniel Rich my grandchild son of Edward Rich my eldest son deceased, or by any of the children of the said Edward Rich or by any other person or persons by through or under them or any of them, or by the procurement of them or any of them That then the said Silvanus Rich shall pay out of a Bond if he hold and enioy the said Lands quietly without suit claim or trouble the sum of £100 within five years next after my decease, making the said Silvanus & his heirs and assigns such discharge and discharges and release of all titles or any other assurance as by his Councel learned in the Law - shall be thought fit And for want of such discharge the money to be unpaid, the money to be divided in manner as followeth.
     To the Children of Edward Rich my eldest son viz to Daniel Rich £50, to the Children of Amor Rich £10, To Mary the wife of Stephen West £10, To Martha which is widow Greene £10. To John Rich £10. To Hellen Rich £10.
     Item I give unto Silvanus Rich my grandchild and his heirs for ever, all my deeds indentures wills and all my writings whatsoever (- certain bonds bills of debts and notes of debts only excepted) which I give to my executors hereafter named
     The rest of my goods not bequeathed I give to the said Silvanus Rich and Daniel Rich my son and I make them Executors of this my last Will and Testament.
     In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the day and year above written. Amor Rich. Sealed and published in the presence of William Rich Reginald Appleyard.

     Amor died before 9 August 1652 in Penistone, YKS.
     His will was proved on 9 August 1652 at the Prerogative Court of York. He was buried on 9 June 1653 in Penistone. Sepulti Emor Rich generosus Junii 9.
Amor Rich was mentioned as tenant in the manor court rolls dated on 6 May 1661 in Thurlstone, Penistone Yorkshire, The releifes due for Thurleston
Mr. Amer Rich lands.
Thurleston:
Denby
6o May 1661
Thurlestone: / Mr Amer Rich Lands thus divided /
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. He was mentioned as a deceased tenant in the manorial rolls dated 6 May 1661, in Thurlstone, The verdict at Thurlestone Court: Willus Rich de Thornsett?? Item: we also find that Aymor Rich gent is dead and Silvanus Rich gent his granchild is heir to ... of his land and of full age. And William Rich another grand child is heire to another part of his land and of full age. And Daniel Riche his youngest son is heir to another part and at full age. Confirmed by deed from Amor Rich to every one of them. Signed as juror: Will Rich.

Children of Amor Rich and Alice Burdett

Amor Rich

(18 December 1653 - before 5 March 1707/8)
     Amor Rich was christened on 18 December 1653 in Penistone, Yorkshire. Emor filius Edvardi Rich.. He was the son of Edward Rich and Ellen Street.
     Amor Rich married Martha Unknown before 1680? In Yorkshire, England.
     Recognizance Description Emor Rich yeoman of Thurston to testify against Thomas Barlow alias Eastwood of Holmfirth.
     In Edward Rich's will dated 19 December 1682 in Penistone, Amor Rich was named as heir; His will mentions his eldest son John, and younger children Emanuel executor, William, Emor executor, Reginald, Martha, Mary, Sarah & Helen.
In the name of God Amen the nineteenth day of December in the 34th year of Chas II 1682 ... I Edward Rich of Renall in the parish of Penistone and co. of York yeoman being in perfect memory praised be God for the same and doe make and ordaine this my last will and testament in manner and forme following. First and principally I committ my soule unto the hands of Almighty God my maker ... And my bodye I committ to the earth to be decently buried at the discretion of my executors hereafter nominated ...
I give and bequeath unto John Rich my eldest son his heirs and assigns for ever all my messuage or tenement at Renall afsd with all the houses buildings and and herediments whatsoever to the said messuage belonging, provided nevertheless that my said son John Rich or his heirs shall not enter to the same till the second day of February which shall ... next after my decease and after that my younger children shall and make ... and take the herbage and grass growing upon the said lands until the eighth day of April. ... to the first day of May ... after my decease my said son John his heirs and assigns having full ... liberty from and after the said second day of February to enter into the said lands ... the same in order to the making of his cropp
Item I give and bequeath unto my younger children Emanuel, Emor, Reginald, Martha, Mary, Sarah and Hellen, their heirs and assigns forever all and every my lands and hereditaments with the appurtenances lying and being ... Middlemiss? in Thurlestone Meer commonly called Thirlstone C... and alsoe all and every of my messuages or tenements in Thurlestone in the said parish and county with all and every ... houses buildings lands and hereditaments whatsoever to the said messuages belonging ... now in the demesne or occupation of John Sanderson, Robert Hooson Edward ... and William Stoney or heirs assignes ... my will and mind is that the same shall be divided into seven equal parts to be had held and enjoyed by my said seven younger children abovenamed and their heirs and assigns from and after the day of my decease for ever ...
Item ... WILLIAM RICH my son be living? or not, my mind and will is that if the said William Rich my son be indeed living and shall come in his own proper person unto my executors or their heirs or assigns time after my decease and shall of them require or demand his porcon or childs part that then my said seven younger children ... or their heirs and assigns shall ... and ... pay unto the said William Rich my son the sum of thirty five pounds of lawful English money that is to say every one of them ... to be paid to the said William Rich ... proper person within the space of three months next after shall personally demand land? as above said
Item my will is that all my debts legacies church and funeral expences be paid and discharged out of my chattels goods or personal estate Item ... my goods chattels and personal estate whatsoever my executors having ... just and reasonable costs and charges about proving this my last ... [corner removed].

     Amor Rich was the defendant and loser in a defamation case (sexual slander). Date:19/3/1687- 26/7/1688: William Batty, plaintiff v. Emor Rich, defendant, Penistone. Witesses: Elias Walton, 37, clothmaker, Thurlstone; Elizabeth Haig [Haigh],22;spinster, Gowker; Nathaniel Crosland, 23, clothier, Thurlstone.
     Consistory Court. Case:Defamation (sexual slander)Has deposition; Has libel; Has sentence. Outcome:plaintiff won. Date: 11/4/1688 — 26/7/1688
William Batey [Batty; Battie], plaintiff v. Martha Rich defendant, wife of Emor Rich. Penistone (YorkshireWestRiding).
     Court:Consistory; Case:Defamation (sexual slander); Has deposition; No libel; Has sentence; Outcome:plaintiff won; Date: 19/3/1687 — 26/7/1688. Participant:William Batty [Batty], plaintiff v. Emor Rich defendant, Penistone (YorkshireWestRiding).
They was a petitioner in Penistone, Yorkshire, on 24 August 1699.
     Amor died before 5 March 1707/8 in Penistone, YKS. He was buried on 5 March 1707/8 in Penistone, YKS. Sepultus Emor Rich, Royd.

Children of Amor Rich and Martha Unknown

Amor Rich

(before 1 November 1702 - 18 November 1769)
     Amor Rich was born before 1 November 1702 in 'Bullhouse', Thurlstone, Penistone, Yorkshire. He was the son of Elkanah Rich and Martha Thorpe. Amor Rich was christened on 1 November 1702 in Penistone, Yorkshire. Emor, f. Elkanae Rich, Bullhouse & Emor filius Elkan. Rich, Bulh..
     Amor Rich and Grace Bagshaw obtained a marriage licence on 3 December 1722 in Attercliffe, Sheffield. Amor Rich, aged 21 of Penistone & Grace Bagshaw aged 22 of Penistone for a marriage at Attercliffe Chapel.
     Amor Rich married Grace Bagshaw on 4 December 1722 in Attercliffe chapel, Sheffield, Yorkshire. Mr Amor Rich of Bullhouse, in Peniston Parish, and Mrs Grace Bagshaw, of Attercliffe, married Dec 4 1722.
     In "The Bagshawes of Ford," by Mr. William H. G, Bagshawe: Grace Bagshawe was married to Mr. Riche, by Mr Harris, minister of Attercliffe Chapel, December 4, 1722, the constables and churchwardens being present, as Chalmer records, to keep good order.      
Amor Rich and Amor Rich paid land tax of £3/9/11 in 1723 in Thurlstone, Penistone, Yorkshire. Amor Rich was widowed on 29 September 1724 on the death of his wife Grace Bagshaw.      
Amor Rich and Amor Rich paid £5/6/2 land tax in 1728 in Thurlstone, Penistone, Yorkshire, England.
     Amor Rich was mentioned in a deed dated 9 October 1728 in Shepley, Penistone. Memorial between Aymor Rich of Bullhouse, Penistone, Esq., Samuel Crompton ... and John Spencer of Cannon Hall.
     Aymor Rich of Bullhouse subscribed to: The Art of dancing, 1735; The Elements of algebra, 1740; A Critical and chronological history ... of knowledge 1. From Adam to Moses, 2. From Moses to Christ, 1746; Discourses on all the principal branches of natural religion and social virtue, 1752.
     Copy surrender and admittance - date: 11 Oct 1735: Court of Godfrey Bosville. Found that Aymor Rich surrendered all those customary lands of which Elkanah Rich, father of the said Aymor, died seized, to the use of the said Aymor; he pays a fine of 6s. and is admitted.
     Bosvile v Smales 1737. Bill and two answers.
Plaintiffs: Godfrey Bosvile aged 20 years (only child and heir of William Bosvile, esq deceased late of Gunthwaite, Yorkshire), infant (by Aymor Rich, esq of Bull House, Penistone, Yorkshire).
Defendants: Thomas Smales senior, Thomas Smales junior, Henry Jenkins, John Goodrick, Jacques Sterne and Catherine Sterne his wife, Richard Mathewman, Hugh Bosvile and Bridget Bosvile his wife, John Bosvile, Thomas Bosvile, Susanna Mosley, Charles Burbeck and Elizabeth Burbeck.
     Amor was registered as Aymor Richard at Thurlstone, Penistone, on the 1741 electoral roll. In 1741 Aymor Rich voted at Thurlstone for C Turner, esq in the Yorkshire poll.
     On the 10th November 1743 the clothmakers in and about the parish of Penistone agree with Amyer Rich of Bullhouse and George Walker of Hunshelf, not to sell any cloth at Sheffield before 29 September next, under a penalty of £3 a pice of cloth, for the better establishing a meeting at Penistone. On the 8 December 1743 there was a bond recorded between John Wood of Oxspring Hill, ffulling miller, Francis Batty Mill ffulling miller, and Thomas Hobson of Hobson Mill, ffulling miller, bound to Aymor Rich of Bullhouse and George Walker of Hunshelf in £40 not to full or mill any cloth from any clothmaker who has not entered the agreement for establishing a meeting at Penistone..
     Amor Rich and William Bagshaw mortgaged property on 3 February 1748. William Bagshaw of the Inner Temple, at the direction of Richard Bagshaw, his father, to Aymor Rich of Bullhouse (co. York) and Edward Willmot of Duffield, Hazlehurst Farm, redeemable for £800 to be paid at the house of Aurangzebe Hatfeild of Laughton, co, York.
     In 1749 Mr Rich for Turton Lands was assessed for 7 seats for the repair of the Gentleman's Quire at Penistone church.
     In 1753 Aymor Riche witnessed an account of the boundaries of the Lordship of Thurlstone.
     Amor Rich was mentioned in a deed dated 4 April 1754 in 'Parkin House', Thurlstone, Penistone, Yorkshire. A memorial between Aymor Rich of Bullhouse & Hood.
     Amor Rich made a will dated 5 May 1764 in Thurlstone, Penistone Yorkshire. His nieces Mary & Martha inherited Bullhouse, being the daughters of his only sister of the full blood. Hamor Rich of Bullhouse ... body interred in the chapel at Bulhouse ... my sister Martha Crompton, Benjamin Shaw of Ecklands, Yorkshire preacher/ minister of Bullhouse... to Mrs Martha Pearson now living & residing with me, unto Samuel Crompton of Derby Esq. & Joshua Crompton ... of my niece Mary Rodes, niece Martha Busk, nieces Margaret Hatfield, Ursula Hatfield, Rosamund Barker, Richard Bagshaw, William Bagshaw ...
     2 copies held in the Crewe Muniments: Will of Aymor Rich of Bullhouse - he leaves annuities to his sister Martha Crompton, widow, the Rev Benjamin Shaw of Ecklands so long as he continues to preacher or minister at Bullhouse, and to Mrs Martha Pearson (apparently his housekeeper). He leaves his estates in Yorkshire and Derbyshire (other than his lead mines and mineral interests) in trust to Samuel & Joshua Crompton of Derby to the use of his niece Mary Rodes and her issue, and in default of issue to the use of Martha Busk, wife of Hans Busk and thento her daughters Mary, Martha and Rachel in order, with reversion, as to the Yorkshire estates, to John Hatfield, son of his nephew Aurenzebe Hatfield and his issue with reversion to his nieces Margaret & Ursula Hatfield in order with reversion to Margaret & Ursula Barker daughters of his late neice Rosamund Barker and to his own right heirs; and as to the Derbyshire estates, to Richard Barker and his issue with reversion to William Bagshaw, John Bagshaw an Samuel Bagshaw; he directs that any person who comes inot the Yorkshire esates (other than Mary Rodes, Martha & Hans Busk) shall take the name and arms of Rich; his mineral veins and lead mines, etc. (except those in Gt Hucklowan and not subject to the mineral custom of the county an are intended to be enjoyed by the owners of the land they lie in) to Mary Rodes absolutely, who is also executrix; to his nieces Martha Busk, Margaret John and Ursula Hatfield 100 pounds each and to Margaret & Ursula Barker 50 pounds A codicil makes void the annuity to Benjamin Shaw 21 Sep 1767.
Amor Rich was mentioned as tenant in the manor court rolls dated on 1 November 1764 in Cawthorne, Yorkshire, 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. He added a codicil to his will on 21 September 1767. It voided the annuity to Benjamin Shaw.
     Amor died on 18 November 1769 in Thurlstone, Penistone Yorkshire. Died at Bulhouse near Penistone in the 68th year of his age. He was buried after 18 November 1769 in Bullhouse chapel, Thurlstone, Penistone. Here lie the remains of Aymor Rich, Esq. who died Nov: 18th 1769, aged 67. He was in his behaviour the accomplished gentleman, in his worldly affairs, the man of prudence; and in charity to the poor an exemplary Christian. Coat of arms pictured.
     Here lieth the body of Grace daughter and heiress of Wm Bagshaw of Huckloe Esq. and wife of Aymor Rich Esq. She departed this life September 30th 1724 in the 27th year of her age. Also the body of Elkanah, son of Aymor & Grace Rich he died Feb 7th 1724 aged 1 year 4 months. (arms pictured - presumably hers).
     His will was proved on 21 May 1770 at the Prerogative Court of Canterbury. Probate 6 Feb 1770 in the Crewe muniments.
     Re Smallshaw property: Thomas Bromfield of Shrewsbury and Julia his wife, Rowland Longfield of the Hall nr. Shrewsbury, William Oakeley of Shrewsbury, Frances Barbara Lister of Shrewsbury, William Walker of Wembley and Catherine his wife, John Walker of Basinghall St., London and Mary his wife, to Mary Rodes of Great Houghton and Samuel Crompton of Derby. Capital messuage called Smallshaw in Thurlston for £3650 in trust to the uses directed in the will (recited) of Amor Rich of Bullhouse, Penistone, deceased, reciting various mortgages now redeemed.

Child of Amor Rich and Grace Bagshaw

Amor Rich

(23 March 1664/65 - before 12 June 1737)
     There is confusion between this Emor and his uncle Emor, his admon is required to clarify. Amor Rich was christened on 23 March 1664/65 in Penistone, Yorkshire. Bapt. Emor filius Danielis Rich de Middop. He was the son of Daniel Rich and Hellen Haigh.
Amor Rich was mentioned as tenant in the manor court rolls dated between 1691 and 10 April 1697 in Midhope, Ecclesfield, Yorkshire, Midhope? Manor court held 10 April 1697 of Godfrey Bosvile esq., Joseph Banks steward. Jury : ... Emor Rich ... Also on 7 Oct 1691, ditto. Amor was listed on the rent roll of, in 1692, for property at in Waldershelf, in Midhope, Ecclesfield, Yorkshire. 1692 Waldershelf: Emor Rich land in Middop, 30 acres rent 4/8. Emor Rich, John Greaves & John Wainwright land in Middop 50 acres, rent 3/7..
They was a petitioner in Penistone, YKS, on 24 August 1699.      
Amor Rich paid the poor rate in 1701 in Waldershelf, Yorkshire. 1701 Waldershelf: single tax? for the poore: Emor Rich of/for Hordrose? Bradshaw, Crow Hornnes?, Ranall Royde [these are written above his name not adjacent but he is the first entry, however the following names have no location].
Amor Rich was listed on the rent roll of, in 1704, for property in Middop, Midhope, Ecclesfield, Yorkshire. 1704 Middopp chief rents: Emor Rich £4/8/-.
     Amor Rich was party to a land transaction 15 & 16 February 1708/9 in 'Smallshaw', etc, Thurlstone, Penistone, Yorkshire. Conveyance (lease and release) Daniell Rich of Smallshaw to Emor Rich of Smallshaw his son and heir apparent. A capital messuage called Smallshaw with buildings and lands in Thurlestone, a messuage called Abbot Birkes in Thurlston, a messuage at High Green, parish of Ecclesfield for 400 pounds and in consideration of an indenture of lease and release conveying lands at Middop and Langsett to the said Daniel Rich. Release (lease missing) between Emor Rich of Smallshay re messuages called Midophead and Popplewell house in Middop and closes called Nether, Middle and Overholm in consideration of an indenture of lease and release conveying messuages of Smallshaw, Abbot Birkes and High Green to the said Emor Rich.
     Amor Rich was party to a land transaction on 16 February 1708/9 in Midhope, Ecclesfield, YKS. Conveyance, release (lease missing): Emor Rich of Smallshay to Daniell Rich of Smallshay a messuage called Middophead and Popplewell house in and closes called Nether, Middle and overholm in consideration of an indenture of lease and release conveing messuages of Smallshaw, Abbot Birkes and High Green to the said Emor Rich.
Amor Rich was listed on the rent roll of, between 1710 and 1712, for property in Thurlstone. 1710 & 1712 Emor Rich paid £7/1/7 for property at Thurlstone (taking over from Daniel paying the same in 1707).      
Amor Rich and Amor Rich paid land tax in 1712 in Sheffield district, Yorkshire, England. In the land tax assessment for the Barnsley area Emer Rich pays 17/4 at Cawthorne and £1/0/1 at Hoyland Swaine. Emer Rich paid £7/1/7 at Thurlestone. They was listed on a deed dated 16 June 1713 as a witness. Indenture of sale & confirmation 16 June 1713 between 1) Reynold Rich of Thurlstone, yeoman & 2) James Walton of Thurlstone, dyer ... Witnessed by Abel Rich of Dodworth, yeoman, Emor Rich of Smallshaw, Yeoman.
Amor Rich was listed on the rent roll of Niddop Estate, at Martinmas 1722, for property in Midhope, Ecclesfield Yorkshire. Martinmas 1722, Emor Rich Sen: of Yate House who paid 10/6 rent to Capt Bosvile. He paid land tax of £3/9/11 in 1723 in Thurlstone, Penistone, Yorkshire.
Amor Rich was listed on the rent roll of, between 1723 and 1728, for property in Midhope, Ecclesfield. In 1723 Emor is listed as paying £3/9/11 and £l5/6/2 in 1728.      
Amor Rich and Amor Rich paid £5/6/2 land tax in 1728 in Thurlstone, Penistone, Yorkshire, England.
     Amor died before 12 June 1737 in Penistone, YKS. He was buried on 12 June 1737 in Penistone.
     The administration of his estate was granted to Lydia Rich on 26 July 1737 at the Exchequer Court of York. An unknown person was mentioned as deceased in the land contract on 1 October 1744 in Penistone, YKS. Deed to lead the uses of a fine: John Green of Smallshaw and Lydia his wife (sister and heir of Emer Rich of Smallshaw), Thomas Wainwright of Royston, George Walker the younger of Hunshelf and Nicholas Stead of Dongworth agree that the fine to be levied of the messuage in Thurlstone called Smallshaw farm, several messuages in Langsett and a messuage at High Green in Ecclesfield shall be to stated uses.

Amor Rich

(22 November 1680 - before 21 December 1727)
     See notes on other Aymors re lands at Cawthorne, Middop, etc. Which Amor died in 1708?? Possibly continued from his father in paying assessments for the Bradfield militia from 1692 to 1715. [Ronksley collection #1180-7].
An Emor Rich paid £6/15/3 for land at Cawthorne and 3/6 for copyhold rights at Penistone manor to Capt. Bosville at Martinmas 1722 and Emor Sr. of Yate House paid 10/6 plus for lands at Middop at Whitsuntide 1723.. Amor Rich was christened on 22 November 1680 in Penistone, Yorkshire. He was the son of Amor Rich and Martha Unknown.
     Amor Rich married Elizabeth Hirst on 14 January 1704/5 in Penistone, Yorkshire. Nupti Emor Rich et Eliz. Hirst, T[hurlstone]. Amor Rich paid land tax in 1712 in Sheffield district, Yorkshire, England. In the land tax assessment for the Barnsley area Emer Rich pays 17/4 at Cawthorne and £1/0/1 at Hoyland Swaine. Emer Rich paid £7/1/7 at Thurlestone. He paid land tax of £3/9/11 in 1723 in Thurlstone, Penistone, Yorkshire.
     Amor died before 21 December 1727 in Penistone, YKS. Emor Rich of Midhope, brother of Daniell Rich of Smallshaw. He was buried on 21 December 1727 in Penistone, YKS. Emor Rich. Note that another Emor was buried 5 Mar 1708/9 at Penistone.
John Hobson's diary records on Friday 29 Dec 1727: Emor Rich, of Midhope, brother of Daniell Rich, of Smallshaw, was lately buried at Peniston.

Children of Amor Rich and Elizabeth Hirst

Amor Rich

(22 May 1804 - June 1886)
     Amor Rich was born on 22 May 1804 in Laughton en le Morthen, Yorkshire. He was the son of William Rich and Mary Barlow. Amor Rich was christened on 19 June 1804 in Laughton en le Morthen. He witnessed John Turner and Rebecca Rich's wedding on 10 March 1828 in Laughton en le Morthen, YKS.
     Amor Rich and Prudence Hollingsworth obtained a marriage licence on 28 April 1828 in Yorkshire. The licence was dated 28 April 1828 and granted to Amor Rich, 25 of Laughton-en-le-Morthen & Prudence Hollingsworth, aged 25, of Bolton on Dearne, for a marriage at Bolton on Dearne.
     Amor Rich married Prudence Hollingsworth on 29 April 1828 in Bolton upon Dearne, Yorkshire. Amor was a carpenter and joiner.
     Amor Rich and Prudence Hollingsworth appeared on the 1841 census in Laughton, Yorkshire. Amor Rich, 35, carpenter, Prudence 30, Harriet 13, Henry 11, Marian 8, Julia 6, Edward 4 & Thomas 1, all born in the county.
     Amor Rich and Prudence Hollingsworth were recorded on the 1851 census in St John (Anston), Yorkshire. Amor Rich, head, married, 47, journeyman carpenter, born Laughton; his wife Prudence aged 46, born Boulton?, children Henry 20, ag lab, Edward 14, errand boy, Thomas 11, ditto, Sarah 8, Prudence 5, Elizabeth 3, all born at Laughton.
     Amor Rich and Prudence Hollingsworth appeared on the 1861 census in St John's, Anston. Amor Rich, head, married, 56, carpenter, born Laughton; Prudence Rich, 55, born Boulton, Yks; Elizabeth Rich, 13, born Laughton; Sarah Rich, 18, born Laughton; John Henry Rich, grandon 3, born Shire Green, Yorkshire, A possible daughter is Prudence Rich, 16, born Laughton, Yks.
     Amor Rich and Prudence Hollingsworth appeared on the 1871 census in Laughton en le Morthen. Amor Rich, head, 67, carpenter & joiner, born Laughton, Yks; his wife Prudence aged 65 born Bolton upon Dearne; Elizabeth Rich his daughter, unmarried aged 22, general servant, born Maltby?, Henry Rich, grandson, aged 13, scholar born Shiregreen. Amor Rich was widowed in December 1875 on the death of his wife Prudence Hollingsworth.
     Amor Rich appeared on the 1881 census in Laughton en le Morthen. Amor Rich, head, widower, aged 76, born Laughton, ordinary carpenter with his grandson William Crofts, aged 11, scholar, born Laughton.
     Amor's death was possibly registered in the quarter ending in June 1886 in Rotherham RD, Yorkshire.

Children of Amor Rich and Prudence Hollingsworth

Amor Rich

(6 August 1782 - 3 January 1787)
     Amor Rich was also known as Emor in records. He was born on 6 August 1782 in Barnsley, Yorkshire. He was the son of Amor Rich and Mary Unknown (Wilkinson). Amor Rich was christened on 17 August 1782 in Barnsley.
     Amor died on 3 January 1787 in Barnsley, Yorkshire, aged 4. He was buried on 4 January 1787 in Barnsley.

Amor Rich

(before 29 May 1723 - before 18 July 1723)
     Amor Rich was born before 29 May 1723 in Cawthorne, Yorkshire. He was the son of John Rich and Ann Ellison. Amor Rich was christened on 15 June 1723 in Cawthorne.
     Amor died before 18 July 1723 in Cawthorne, YKS. He was buried on 18 July 1723 in Cawthorne.

Amor Rich

(21 June 1778 - June 1857)
     Amor Rich was also known as Amos in records. He was born before 21 June 1778 in Mortomley, Ecclesfield, Yorkshire. He was christened on 21 June 1778 in Ecclesfield, Yorkshire. He was the son of John Rich and Mary Stephenson.
     Amor Rich married Mary Thompson on 28 February 1802 in St Dunstan in the East, Stepney. Amor Rich of this parish , bachelor & Mary Thompson of this parish also, spinster, were married in this church by licence 28 Feb 1802. Both signed in the presence of Thos Stinson/Stimson? & Ann Hather.
     Elizabeth Barber married secondly Amor Rich on 5 October 1812 in St Margaret Pattens, London. Amos Rich of the parish of St Gabriel, Fenchurch, widower, & Elixabeth Barber of the same parish, spinster,by banns, both signed in the presence of Joshua Livingland? & Eliz Brown.
     Amos Rich married thirdly Sarah Morton on 27 December 1840 in St Michael Queenhithe, London. Amos Rich of full age, widower, foreman, of St Michael Queenhythe, son of John Rich, nail merchant, to, Sarah Morton, of full age, ditto, daughter of John Morton, shoemaker.
     Amor Rich appeared on the 1841 census in Pond yard, Southwark, St Saviour, Surrey. Amos Rich/k, 65, Landing foreman, London Dock, not born in the county.
     Amor Rich and Sarah Morton were recorded on the 1851 census in 10 George Yard, London, St Edmund the King & Martyr. Amos Rich, head, 72, foreman at London Docks, born Mortomley, Yks; his wife Sarah, 64, born Woodlands, Dby, son John 46, stationer's clerk, born London, Mdx and his wife Hannah, 47, office? keeper, born Sutton, Kent and Emma Jane Rich, son's daughter, 14, scholar, born Rotherhithe Surrey.
     Amor Rich made a will dated 10 August 1855 in 42 Stone Wharf Bank Side, Southwark, Surrey. Amos Rich of 42 Stone Wharf, with a son John Rich of no. 10 George ... Lombard St, London and a grand daughter Emma Jane Rich, and a daughter Jane Rich of no. 18 Brixton ... Brixton, co. Surrey.
     Amor's death was registered in the quarter ending in June 1857 in London.
     His will was proved on 30 June 1857 at the Prerogative Court of Canterbury. Will of Amos Rich of No 42 Stone Wharf Bank Side Southwark , Surrey.

Child of Amor Rich and Mary Thompson