Joseph Rich

(7 April 1770 - )
     Joseph Rich was christened on 7 April 1770 in Anston, Yorkshire. He was the son of John Rich and Elizabeth Parkin.

Joseph Rich

(1906 - )
     Joseph Rich was born in 1906. He was the son of George Albert Rich.

Joseph Mossman Rich

(circa 1866 - )
     Joseph Mossman Rich was born circa 1866 in Gamston, Nottinghamshire. He was the son of Charles Rich and Mary Mossman. Millicent and Joseph were listed as the children of Charles Rich in the 1891 census in Gamston.
     Joseph Mossman Rich married Sarah Ann Kirk on 17 March 1892 in St Peter, Gamston, Nottinghamshire.

Joshua Rich

(25 January 1656/57 - )
     Joshua Rich was christened on 25 January 1656/57 in St Peter, Sheffield, Yorkshire. He was the son of Richard Rich and Ann Parker.

Julia Rich

(31 October 1835 - )
     Julia Rich was christened on 31 October 1835 in Laughton en le Morthen, Yorkshire. She was the daughter of Amor Rich and Prudence Hollingsworth.
     Julia Rich appeared on the 1841 census in the household of Amor Rich and Prudence Hollingsworth in Laughton, Yorkshire.
     Julia Rich appeared on the 1861 census in Handsworth, Yorkshire. Julie Rich, aged 26, born Throapham.

Lydia Rich

(16 October 1671 - )
     Lydia Rich was also known as Lydia Kaye or Beever in records. She was christened on 6 October 1671 in Bradfield, Yorkshire. Lidia, daughter of Danyell Rich. She was christened on 16 October 1671 in Penistone, Yorkshire. Baptised Lydia filia Danielis Rich de Middop Oct xvj (16th). She was the daughter of Daniel Rich and Hellen Haigh.
     Lydia Rich and John Green obtained a marriage licence on 4 June 1706 in York, Yorkshire. John Green aged 30, of Yateholm, Almondbury & Lydia Rich aged 30 of Penistone were issued a licence on 4 June 1706 for a marriage at Penistone parish church or Bradfield chapel or Denby chapel.
     Lydia Rich married John Green on 17 June 1706 in Bradfield, YKS.
     Lydia Rich was mentioned in the will of Daniel Rich dated 26 April 1709. Lydia Rich was widowed before 27 January 1725/26 on the death of her husband Daniel Rich.
     Lydia Rich and Daniel Rich were mentioned in a deed dated 15 April 1726 in Smallshaw, Penistone. A will of Daniel Rich, late of Smallshay in the parish of Penistone, yeoman dated 26th April 1709 re property lying in the townships etc. of Midhope and Langsett and now or late in the tenure or occupation of William Earnshaw, John Earnshaw and widow Chappell, George Trout or their assigns which will is attested by Philip Earnshaw of Holme in the said county and Christopher Green of Oftenley John Green late of Holme afsd yeoman now deceased? and Joseph Haigh of the same yeoman, Signed and sealed by Lydia the wife of John Green of Yeat Holme in the said county gent a devisee in the said will named in the presence of James Crosland junr, James Hinchcliffe, Lydia Green.
     Administration of the estate of Amor Rich was granted to Lydia Rich, on 26 July 1737 in the Exchequer Court of York.
     In 1741 Abbots Birk farm which Lydia had inherited from her father and his father, belonged to John Greene of Smallshaw and was leased to James Wainwright, son of Jeremiah Wainwright. There is an agreement that the latter will do a certain amount of re-building of the house. The property descended by inheritance to John Green the younger of Yate Holm, yeoman, and was sold by him to Rev. Joseph Horsfall of Penistone, who sold it in 1801 to Robert Middleton of Totties, clothier. It was mortgaged by Middleton and in 1821 was sold to George Farrar and James Farrar of Prickleton (Prickleden), dyers. In 1829 it was conveyed by the Trustees of the will of James Farrar to the trustee of Robert Couldwell Clarke and Mrs. Sarah Anne Clarke as Mrs. Clarke's share of the estate of her late father, James Farrar. There are also a few papers about the right to a pew in Penistone church including a letter from Elkanah Rich (1719) and declarations of use of the Smallshaw pew (1798, 1799). She's use of the property 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 was registered on 1 October 1744 in Penistone, YKS.
15 days from St Martin 1744 Lydia Rich sold property. Final concord: Thomas Wainwright plaintiff v. John Green and Lydia his wife ....
     Lydia died on 10 February 1765 in Penistone, YKS, aged 93. She was buried on 23 February 1765 in Penistone, YKS. The gravestone states: Here was interred the Body of John Green of Smallshaw Gent, who departed this life the 4th Day of September 1766, Aged 91 Years. Here was interred the Body of Lydia the Wife of John Green Gent, who departed this Life the 10th Day of February 1765 Aged 94 years.

Children of Lydia Rich and John Green

Lydia Rich

(3 December 1709 - 20 January 1790)
     Lydia Rich was born on 3 December 1709 in Bradfield, Yorkshire. She was the daughter of Jonas Rich and Alice Crossley.
     Lydia Rich married Josias Kaye on 17 February 1728/29 in Penistone, Yorkshire. Josias Kaye and Lydia Rich. A Josias Kay was buried at Penistone on January 16 1763 and a Lydia Kay in March 1767..
     Lydia Rich was also reported as having married Benjamin Smith on 2 February 1731/32 in Bradfield, YKS. Benjamin Smith & Lydea Ritch..
     Lydia Rich married Joseph Beever as her second husband, on 21 February 1735/36 in Penistone, YKS. There must be another Lydia.
     Lydia was buried on 20 January 1790 in Penistone, YKS. Lydia Beever, widow...

Lydia Rich

(before 30 July 1769 - )
     Lydia Rich was born illegitimate before 30 July 1769 in Mortomley, Ecclesfield, Yorkshire. She was christened on 30 July 1769 in Ecclesfield, Yorkshire. She was the daughter of Elizabeth Rich.
     Lydia Rich married Richard Hill on 22 March 1803 in Ecclesfield, Yorkshire. Married by licence.

Lydia Rich

(15 March 1808 - )
     An Amor Rich Radley, aged 10 weeks was buried in the Boughton cemetery, Nottinghamshire on 20 Feb 1866.. Lydia Rich was christened on 15 March 1808 in Carlton-in-Lindrick, Nottinghamshire. She was the daughter of George Rich and Elizabeth Barg.
     Lydia Rich married William Radley on 22 June 1833 in Worksop, Nottinghamshire.
     In George Rich's will dated 31 December 1859 in Carlton-in-Lindrick, NTT, Lydia Rich was named as heir; This is the last will and testament of me George Rich of Carlton in Lindrick in the county of Nottingham I give and bequeath the ... and enjoyment of all my household goods and furniture ... my personal estate except ... to my sister Lydia Radley of Gateford with a request that she will give to my two sisters Rebecca Turner and Elizabeth Cooper ... she thinks proper I give and bequeath all my joiners tools to my two nephews James Radley and John Radley, the sons of my sister Lydia Radley ... George Rich (his mark).
     In George Rich's will dated 31 December 1859 in Carlton-in-Lindrick, NTT, Lydia Rich was named as heir; This is the last will and testament of me George Rich of Carlton in Lindrick in the county of Nottingham I give and bequeath the ... and enjoyment of all my household goods and furniture ... my personal estate except ... to my sister Lydia Radley of Gateford with a request that she will give to my two sisters Rebecca Turner and Elizabeth Cooper ... she thinks proper I give and bequeath all my joiners tools to my two nephews James Radley and John Radley, the sons of my sister Lydia Radley ... George Rich (his mark).
     Administration of the estate of George Rich was granted to Lydia Radley, on 5 January 1861 in the Principal Probate Registry, London, Administration (with the will annexed) of personal estate & effects of George Rich, late of Carlton in Lindrick, Ntt., joiner deceased who died 1 Jan 1860 at Gateford in the parish of Worksop, granted to Lydia Radley, wife of William Radley of Gateford afsd, the sister and residuary legatee, no executor being named in the said will. Effects under £100.
     Administration of the estate of George Rich was granted to Lydia Radley, on 5 January 1861 in PPR, Administration (with the will annexed) of personal estate & effects of George Rich, late of Carlton in Lindrick, Ntt., joiner deceased who died 1 Jan 1860 at Gateford in the parish of Worksop, granted to Lydia Radley, wife of William Radley of Gateford afsd, the sister and residuary legatee, no executor being named in the said will. Effects under £100.
     Lydia Rich and William Radley appeared on the 1861 census in Gateford, Worksop, Nottinghamshire. William Radley, head, married, aged 62, grocer and groom, born Worksop, Ntt; Lydia Radley, wife, aged 53, born Carlton in Lindrick; John 16, Anne 10 children born Wallingwells, Ntt and Anne Radley visitor aged 16, born Letwell, Yorks.

Children of Lydia Rich and William Radley

Lydia Rich

(9 October 1636 - )
     Lydia Rich was christened on 9 October 1636 in Penistone. Lydia filia Danielis Rich nono die Eidem... . She was the daughter of Daniel Rich and Mary Haugh-Haigh.
     In Daniel Rich's will dated 5 March 1676/77 in 'Smallshaw', Thurlstone, Penistone, Yorkshire, Lydia Rich was named as heir; In the name of God Amen the fifth day of March in the year of our Lord gpd (1676) I Daniel Rich of Smallshaw in the county of York being of perfect memory and remembrance praised be God for it I do make and ordain this my last will an testament in manner and form following: First I give and bequeath my soul unto the hands of Almighty God believing that I shall receive full pardon and free remission of all my sins and be saved by the precious death and merits of my blessed saviour Jesus Christ, and my body to the earth from whence it was taken to be buried in such Christian manner as to my executors heeafter named shall be though meet and convenient; and as touching such worldly estate as the Lord in mercy hath lent me; my will and mind is the same shall be employed and bestowed as here after by this my will is expressed and first I do revoke renounce frustrate and make void all wills by me formerly made; and I do declare this my last will and testament in manner and form following that is to say;
     Imprimis my will is that Mary my wife have a third part of my whole estate thoughout; and the new parlour being in my house at Smallshaw or choose one room in my house at Middopp head whether she will during her life
     Item I give to my son Daniell Rich one messuage of lands at Smallshaw with all the houses barns buildings lands thereunto belonging and to his heirs and assigns forever
     Item I give to my son Daniell Rich the rent of those years which are to expire of Anne Smith farm
     Item I give to my son Daniell Rich one messuage of lands att Abbotsburkes with all the housing barns buildings thereunto belonging and to his heirs and assigns
     Item I give to my son Daniell Rich these several closes called by the names of Gillroydes and one barne one other close called by the names of moresend and one other close called by the name of Fenicominge and to his heirs and assigns for ever
     Item I give unto my younger son Emor Rich one messuage of lands at Middop head with all the housing barns buildings lands and tenements thereunto belonging and to his heirsand assigns for ever
     Item I give unto my son Emor Rich one other messuage in Middop aforesaid usually called by the name Happellwell house with all the housing barns buildings lands and tenements thereunto belonging and to his heirs and assigns for ever
     Item I give to my son Emor Rich all my cattells and chattells both quicke goods and dead goods which are mine own goods at Smallshaw whatsoever
     Item I give to my son Emor Rich the remainder of those bonds and money which may ... be received or unpaid by ....[line not visible in crease] I give to my son in law Thomas -durd- [Burdett] and which he hath by his first wife fifty pounds and to be paid within two years after the decease of Daniel Rich the elder
     Item I give to my daughter Lidia and to her children fifty pounds to be paid within two years after the decease of the aforesaid Daniel Rich and to be equally divided amongst them all.
     And I do make my two sons Daniel & Emor my true and sole executors of this my last will and testament for to prove and pay all my debts and legacies; And I do revoke make null land void all former wills and testaments confirming this my last willl and testament with my hand and seal in the presence of those witnesses whose names are here subscribed the day and year above written. Signed Daniell Rich.
     Witnessed by John Rich (his mark) and William Earnshaw (his mark).


Lydia Rich

(circa 1643 - )
     Lydia Rich was born circa 1643 in Penistone, Yorkshire.
     Lydia Rich married Joshua Wilson in 1673 in Penistone, YKS. Lydia Rich, spinster, 30, Penistone & Joshua Wilson, yeoman, 24 Thongsbrige? Almondbury, at Penistone.

Lydia Jane Rich

(26 January 1836 - )
     Lydia Jane Rich was christened on 26 January 1836 in Laughton en le Morthen, Yorkshire. Lydia Jane, daughter of George & Jane Rich, of Hooton, wheelwright.. She was the daughter of George Rich and Jane Holt. Elizabeth and Lydia were listed as the children of George Rich in the 1851 census in Laughton en le Morthen, YKS.
     In George Rich's will dated 8 February 1860 in Laughton en le Morthen, Lydia Jane Rich was named as heir; This is the last will and testament of me George Rich of Laugton en le Mortham in the West Riding of the county of York, wheelwright and farmer I will and direct that all my just debts funeral and testamentary expenses shall be paid by my executor ... unto George Chapman of Dinnington ... to my wife ... the remainder between my two daughters Elizabeth Bramall and Lydia Jane Rich ... Lydia and Elizabeth were listed as the children of Jane Holt in the 1861 census in Laughton en le Morthen, YKS.
     Lydia Jane Rich married an unknown person in 1866 in Rotherham RD, Yorkshire.

Lydia Tempest Rich

(21 December 1896 - 11 April 1988)
     Lydia Tempest Rich was commonly known as Jill. She was born on 21 December 1896 in 'Belwood', Turramurra, New South Wales. "Belwood" is at 12 King St, Turramurra and was auctioned 8 May 1982 being a "gracious family residence in spacious gardens" - 9/10ths of an acre. She was the daughter of George Edward Rich KCMG, PC and Elizabeth Steer Bowker.
     Lydia was educated at Ascham School, Sydney. She was confirmed on 24 September 1913 in St Mark's, Darling Point, New South Wales. She travelled with Elizabeth Steer Bowker and John Stanser Rich on the "SS Otranto".
     Lydia Tempest Rich and Elizabeth Steer Bowker travelled to Sydney, in 1914 per the "SS Maloja". They departed from London 14 Nov 1914. Jill became completely deaf in her teens and they travelled to Europe in 1914 in search of treatment, learning to lip read. Betha & Jill returned, Jack having joined the English Army.
     We have her prayer book inscribed "Lydia T Rich from her loving grannie 22 Dec 1917" - the day after her 21st birthday.
     Lydia Tempest Rich married Ashby Arthur William Hooper, son of Arthur Frederick Hooper and Fannie Madeline Elma Dempster, on 14 April 1924 in St Paul's College chapel, Sydney University. HOOPER-RICH. The marriage was celebrated on April 14 of Lydia Tempest Rich, only daughter of Mr. Justice and Mrs. Rich, of Elizabeth Bay, to Ashby A. W. Hooper, elder son of Mr. A. F. Hooper, of Toorak, Melbourne. The Rev. A. H. Garnsey officiated. The bride, who was given away by her father, was gowned in silver cloth satin with a court train lined with silver not and trimmed with diamond buckles. Tho bridesmaid, Miss M. P. Rolln, wore maize beaded Georgette. Mr. Frank Richardson (Geelong) acted as best man. The reception was held at the Royal Sydney Golf Club, where Mrs. Rich received the guests. The bride travelled in dark embroldcicd morocaln, and wore a toque to match.      
Jill Rich and Ashby Arthur William Hooper moved to Switzerland departing August 1925. Ashby had taken a position with Brown Boveri in Baden, Switzerland.
     Jill Rich and Ashby Arthur William Hooper lived at Baden, Switzerland, from November 1925 to 1928. His sister Margot joined them.
     Lydia Tempest Rich and Ashby Arthur William Hooper were on the passenger list of the "Oronsay", arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 5 March 1928. The departed London on 4 Feb 1928, via Toulon to Sydney.
     She was a member of the Queens Club Sydney, resigning in 5 Oct 1976.      
Lydia Tempest Rich and Ashby Arthur William Hooper moved to Melbourne, Victoria, in 1934 per the "Westralia".
     Lydia and Ashby were registered at 11 Douglas St, Toorak, on the between 1934 and 1936 electoral roll.
     Jill Rich and Ashby Arthur William Hooper lived at 31 Montalto Avenue, Toorak, from 1937 to 1957.
     Elected as member of the Alexandra Club, Melbourne on 13 Oct 1949.
     Lydia Tempest Rich received a letter from Charles Ellison Rich dated 18 December 1956. A letter addressed from 3 Kingston House, London SW7 mentions the visit of Joan Rich (Grimwade) to London, Colin and his family at St Anton for winter sports, Martin in South Africa.
     Lydia Tempest Rich lived at 115 Canterbury Rd, Toorak, Victoria, from c. 1960 to 1985.
     Lydia Tempest Rich lived at 32a Coppin Grove, Hawthorn, Victoria, from 1985.
     Lydia died on 11 April 1988 in the Alfred Hospital, Prahran, Victoria, aged 91. She was living at 32a Coppin Grove, Hawthorn at the time. She was cremated in April 1988 in The Necropolis, Springvale. Her ashes were placed in the Dempster family grave at Kew Cemetery along with her husband on 21 April 1988.
     Her will was proved on 17 August 1988 at Victoria. She was described as having blood type B+, blue eyes and went grey in her twenties.

Child of Lydia Tempest Rich and Ashby Arthur William Hooper

Mally Rich

(11 June 1780 - before 23 July 1790)
     Mally Rich was also known as Mary Ritch in records. She was christened on 11 June 1780 in Anston, Yorkshire. She was the daughter of John Rich and Elizabeth Parkin.
     Mally died before 23 July 1790 in Anston, Yorkshire. She was buried on 23 July 1790 in St James, Anston.

Margaret Rich

(10 May 1684 - before 15 November 1684)
     Margaret Rich was born on 2 May 1684 in Penistone, Yorkshire. She was christened on 10 May 1684 in Penistone, Yorkshire. Margareta filia Elkana Rich, Gen. She was the daughter of Elkanah Rich and Margaret Shaw.
     Margaret died before 15 November 1684 in Penistone, YKS. She was buried on 15 November 1684 in Penistone, YKS. Margareta f. Elkana Rich, Gen.

Margaret Rich

(18 March 1580/81 - )
     Margaret Rich was christened on 18 March 1580/81 in St Peter, Sheffield, Yorkshire. She was the daughter of Richard Rich (of Sheffield) and Cicilia Hall.

Margaret Rich

(28 October 1630 - )
     Margaret Rich was christened on 28 October 1630 in St Peter, Sheffield, Yorkshire. She was the daughter of William Rich and Helen Housley.

Margaret Rich

(7 October 1750 - )
     Margaret Rich was christened on 7 October 1750 in Tickhill, Yorkshire. She was the daughter of John Rich and Ann Smith.

Margaret Mary Rich

(7 December 1855 - )
     Margaret Mary Rich was born on 7 December 1855 in Onehunga, New Zealand. She married Walter Shrimpton in 1874, no issue. She was the daughter of Francis Dyer Rich and Margaret Forbes.

Margery Rich

(24 November 1581 - )
     Margery Rich was christened on 24 November 1581 in St Peter, Sheffield, Yorkshire. She was the daughter of Thomas Rich and Elizabeth Creswick.

Maria Rich

(circa 1834 - 31 May 1854)
     Maria Rich was born circa 1834. She was the daughter of Edward Rich and Maria Unknown.
     Maria died on 31 May 1854 in Auckland, New Zealand. She is not listed in the civil registers. She was buried on 2 June 1854 in Symonds Street cemetery, Auckland. Maria Rich, aged 20 years.

Maria Rich

(3 September 1831 - 19 August 1900)
     Maria Rich was christened on 3 September 1831 in Bleadon, Somerset. She was the daughter of George Rich and Elizabeth (?).
     Maria died on 19 August 1900 in New Zealand aged 68. Her gravestone at the Hautapu cemetery, mentions her husband (marreid 1866) and 2 sons & a possible daughter. Younger son named Arthur George Rich Williams who died 25 Feb1940 in Melbourne (1905 engineerm, Cambridge NZ). He married Clara Roberta Newall in 1910 in NZ and she probably died & Jan1958 in Auckland.

Marie Rich

(29 August 1602 - )
     Marie Rich was christened on 29 August 1602 in Worksop, Nottinghamshire. She was the daughter of Brian Rich and Ann Raine.

Marjorie Tempest Ellison Rich

(3 November 1896 - 15 May 1984)
     Marjorie Tempest Ellison Rich was born on 3 November 1896 in Woollahra, New South Wales. November 3, at Glenhead, Woollahra, the wife of H C Ellison Rich, of a daughter. She was the daughter of Hamor Charles Ellison Rich and Agnes May Gadsden.
     1920 Bush Book Club ball, Town Hall, Sydney April 7: - Miss Marjorie Rich with Miss Isabel Garland arranged "Idylls of the King". Phyllis Rolin arranged "Pride & Prejudice" which included Jill Rich, Ashby Hooper & Lydia Bellbridge.
     Marjorie Tempest Ellison Rich married Clifford Squier Ross on 12 April 1923 in Woollahra, New South Wales. ROSS-RlCH. - On the 12th April, 1923, at All Saints' Church, Woollahra, Sydney, by the Rev. Canon Langley, assisted by the Rev. C. A. Lucas, Clifford Squier, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. Ross, "Ardenbraught," Point Piper, Sydney, to Marjorie Ellison Tempest, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Ellison Rich, "Kergrist," Edgecliff road, Woollahra.
     Marjorie and Clifford were registered at 4 Fairfax Rd, Bellevue Hill, on the between 1930 and 1936 electoral roll.
     Marjorie Tempest Ellison Rich lived at 44 Village High Rd, Vaucluse, New South Wales, 1979.
     Marjorie died on 15 May 1984 in Vaucluse, New South Wales, aged 87.

Children of Marjorie Tempest Ellison Rich and Clifford Squier Ross

Martha Rich

(10 July 1647 - before 4 April 1718)
     Martha Rich was christened on 10 July 1647 in Penistone, Yorkshire. Martha filia Reginaldi Rich. She was the daughter of Reginald Rich and Sarah Kay.
     Martha Rich married John Rich, son of Edward Rich and Ellen Street, before 1670.
     Martha Rich was mentioned in the will of Reginald Rich dated 26 May 1677.
     Martha Rich and John Rich were mentioned in a deed dated 24 October 1677 in Penistone, YKS. John Rich of Parkin House bound to John Wordsworth of Softley in 200 pounds to abide by the division to be by lot assigned of the estate of Reginald Rich, deceased, which is to be exactly surveyed and is to be equally divided by John Wainwright and Abraham Haigh of Carlecoates.
     Martha Rich and Sarah Rich were mentioned in a deed dated 11 December 1677 in re Parkinhouse, Thurlstone, Penistone, Yorkshire. Deed of partition and counterpart: John Wordsworth of Softley and Sarah his wife and John Rich of Parkinhouse and Martha his wife agree to divide a messuage called Parkinhouse with its lands and buildings at Parkinhouse and Ecklands lately the inheritance of Reginald Rich, deceased, and now descended to his daughters Sarah wife of John Wordsworth and Martha wife of John Rich, as follows:- to John and Sarah Wordsworth the east half part of the dwellinghouse and the outshott, the west half part of the barn, the fold, the east half part of the garden and of the barn at Ecklands, the Mistall and one little house, the east half part of the fold and 1 little croft adjoining Dodge Lane, several parcels of ground called Ryecroft, the Rough close, the Ing Holme, the Well Cliff Head, the Little Field, the Pingle, the Holme, the Barren Royd, the Little Well Cliffe, the Acre and the West half part of the house in it, the west side of Upper Hey Dole, n. side of Nether Dole, s. side of Little Dole, n. side of Great Dole in Longlands, s. side of the High Leys, n. side of the Oakes Doke, s. side of the Bents dole, 2 acres in the Rough Grounds, s.w. side of the Well dole, upper side of the uppermost dole, upper side of Brow dole, upper side of Dole next to More royd-gap, lower side of Hollin dole, lower side of the ½ acre, east side of the Meadow Spot in the Bents to the meere stone; to John and Martha Rich, the west half of the dwelling house and the outshott, the east half part of the barn and fold, the west half of the garden and of barn at Ecklands, the Mistall there and the stable adjoining. the whole garden at Ecklands, the West half part of the fold next to the barn to the meer stone; several parcels of ground called the Croft, the Ley Close the West Croft, the Rushy Fields, the Meare Ing Head, the Wainehouse croft adjoining the head of the barn at Ecklands, the lane into the Barren Royd, the lower part of the Holme, upper part of the Barren Royd, upper half of the little Well Cliffe, east half of the Acre and of the house standing in it called the High Coat, east side of Upper Hey dole in the Townfield, s. side of Nether Hey dole, n. side of Little Dole in Longlands, s. side of the Great Dole in Longlands, n. side of the High Leyes, s. side of the Oakes dole, n. side of the Bents dole, 2 acres of land in the Rough Grounds, n.e. side of the Well dole, lower side of the uppermost dole in the Townfield, lower side of the Brow dole, lower side of dole on More-royd-gap, upper side of Hollin dole, upper side of half acre, west end of Meadow Spot on side of the Bents dole.
On 10 May 1701 Martha Rich sold property in 'Parkin House' & 'Eclands', Thurlstone, Penistone, Yorkshire. Bargain and sale: John Rich of Parkinhouse and Martha his wife and Jonas Rich, son and heir apparent of John Rich, to John Priest of Bradshaw. A messuage called Parkin house with buildings and lands in Thurlstone and Thurlstone meer and other buidings and lands in Ecklands for 160 pounds.
     Martha died before 4 April 1718 in Penistone, YKS. She was buried on 4 April 1718 in Penistone. Sepulti Martha ux Johis Rich de Parkin House, yeoman.

Children of Martha Rich and John Rich

Martha Rich

(7 June 1655 - )
     Martha Rich was born on 7 June 1655 in Penistone, Yorkshire. Nati Martha filia Edvardi Rich.. She was the daughter of Edward Rich and Mary Unknown.
     In Edward Rich's will dated 19 December 1682 in Penistone, Martha 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].

Martha Rich

(21 October 1676 - 21 October 1676)
     Martha Rich was christened on 21 October 1676 in Penistone, Yorkshire. Martha filia Johannis Rich..
     Martha died on 21 October 1676 in Penistone, Yorkshire. She was the daughter of John Rich and Martha Rich. Martha Rich was buried on 21 October 1676 in Penistone. Martha filia John Rich, but mentioned in Reg Rich's will of May 1677.

Martha Rich

(2 November 1647 - )
     Martha Rich was christened on 2 November 1647 in Penistone. Martha filia Gulielmi Rich, Gen.. She was the daughter of Capt William Rich.
     She may be the Martha, wife of Thomas Bramhall mentioned in William Rich of Hornthwaite's will of 1673, or the Martha who married Thomas Prigion in 1665.

Martha Rich

(3 October 1654 - before 8 June 1666)
     Martha Rich was christened on 3 October 1654 in Penistone. Nati & bapt: Martha, filia Sylvani Rich, gen. Oct 3 1654. She was born on 3 October 1654 in Penistone, Yorkshire. She was the daughter of Silvanus Rich and Mary Wordsworth.
     Martha died before 8 June 1666 in Penistone, YKS. However Dransfield (p.13 mentions the burial of Martha, daughter of Sylvanus aged 2 in 1656?. She was buried on 8 June 1666 in Penistone. Sepulti Martha filia Sylvani Rich. Gen.

Martha Rich

(29 September 1691 - after 1764)
     Martha Rich was born on 29 September 1691 in Penistone, Yorkshire. She was the daughter of Elkanah Rich and Martha Thorpe. Martha Rich was christened on 9 October 1692 in Penistone, Yorkshire.
     Martha Rich and Richard Rodes obtained a marriage licence on 21 October 1713 in York, Yorkshire. Rich. Rodes aged 22 of Long Houghton, Darfield, & Martha Rich aged 21 of Bullhouse, Peniston for a marriage at Penistone parish church or Denby chapel or Silkstone parish church.
     Martha Rich married Richard Rodes, son of William Rodes and Mary Wilson, on 18 November 1713 in the nonconformist chapel, Penistone, Yorkshire. Richard Rodes married Martha, daughter of Elkana Rich of Bullhouse, 18 Nov 1713. Mr Richd Rodes, of Great Houghton, and Mrs Martha Rich, of Bullhouse, married Nov 18 1713.
     Samuel Crompton married secondly Martha Rich on 18 January 1728. Martha remarried Samuel Crompton, a banker (the husband of her first husband's sister Ann) 18 Jan 1728. Ann Rodes/Crompton died 16 May 1724, buried in Aldermandbury church, London.
     Lease and release: 1. Aymor Rich of Bulhouse in the Parish of Penistone, esq Samuel Crompton of Derby, esq and Martha his wife 2. John Spencer of Cannon Hall, esq. Property: 2 messuages called the Abbey, with closes called Wharley Field, Upper Donffin, Nether Donffin, Upper Hall Royd, Nether Hall Royd, Great Lee, Little Lee, Hanging Croft, Well Ing, Storth, High Owler Ing, New Lands, Lower Close, Little Close, Upper Cross Field and Nether Cross Field, in Shepley. 9-10 Oct 1728.
     Martha died after 1764 in Derby?, Derbyshire. She was mentioned in 1764. Described as only sister of the whole blood to Aymer Riche esq.

Children of Martha Rich and Richard Rodes

Child of Martha Rich and Samuel Crompton