Sarah Rich

(circa 1832 - )
     Sarah Rich was born circa 1832 in Hatfield Woodhouse, Yorkshire. She was the daughter of Francis Rich and Mary Lawson?

Sarah Rich

(19 June 1859 - )
     Sarah Rich was born on 19 June 1859 in Blyth. She was the daughter of Edward Rich and Mary Ann Birch.

Sarah Rich (Holme)

(19 October 1659 - )
     Sarah Rich (Holme) was born on 19 October 1659 in Penistone, Yorkshire. Nati et bapt. Sara filia Edvardi Rich.. She was the daughter of Edward Rich and Ellen Street.
     In Edward Rich's will dated 19 December 1682 in Penistone, Sarah Rich (Holme) 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].
She was mentioned in the manor court roll dated date missed 1685?, in Thurlstone, Penistone, Yorkshire, England, We present that John Rich is heir of Edward Rich, late of Renall deceased.
     Item we present that the said Edward Rich last above named that by his last will & testament devised diverse messuages lands etc. unto Emanuell Rich, Reginald Rich, Martha Ellis, Benjamin Ward, Sarah Holme & Hellen Morton & their heirs
Signed: Elkanah Rich, gen. ... Charley Rich, Jonas Rich, John Rich, Emanuel Rich, Reginald Rich
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Sarah Wright Rich

(6 January 1846 - )
     Sarah Wright Rich was christened on 6 January 1846 in Tuxford, Nottinghamshire. She was the daughter of George Rich and Elizabeth Wright. George, Thomas, Walter, Sarah and Samuel were listed as the children of George Rich in the 1851 census in Tuxford.
     Sarah Wright Rich married Thomas Bell on 12 December 1879 in Tuxford, NTT. However note that a Sarah Wright Rich aged 18 dies in the Dec quarter of 1883 in the Barnsley district.

Children of Sarah Wright Rich and Thomas Bell

Selina Evelina Rich

(December 1879 - )
     Selina Evelina Rich's birth was registered in the quarter ending in December 1879 in Sheffield, Yorkshire. She was the daughter of Henry Rich and Eliza Unknown. Selina Evelina Rich was listed as Henry Rich's daughter in the 1881 census.

Silvanus Rich

(circa 1624 - 26 December 1683)
     Silvanus Rich was born circa 1624 in Yorkshire. He was the son of Capt William Rich.
     In Capt William Rich's will dated 18 August 1648 in Penistone, Silvanus Rich was named as heir; His will mentions his wife Isabel, son Silvanus, younger son William (under the tuition of Silvanus, and to inherit Royd) and daughters Mary, Rebecca and Ruth.
I, William Rich of Bulhouse, gent. To Silvanus my son, my messuages lands, etc which I inherited of Emory Rich (?Aymer) Rich, father to me, and my son Sylvanus ...[also estates left my will of sd father, in fee simple] except a messuage in Thurlestone Mere called the Royd and except the lands etc thereto belonging, sd Silvanus paying to Mary Rich, my eldest daughter, Rebecca Rich, second daughter, and Ruth Rich third daughter 100 pounds each when 21.
To William Rich, son, in fee simple, my messuage in Thurlston Meare afsd, called the Royd, paying to Martha, youngest daughter 100 pounds when 21.
Sylvanus my son to have the tuition of sd William my son.
Residue one third to wife, one third to Mary my daughter, other third to Ruth & Martha my daughters equally.
Mary & Ruth my daughters to be executrices.
Isabel my wife to have the nether parlour & chamber over it at Bulhouse. Dated 18 Aug 1648, signed Wm Riche, Witness John Sotwell, John Hanson, Thomas Hanson.
Silvanus was a gentleman in 'Bullhouse', Thurlstone, Penistone, Yorkshire.
     Silvanus Rich married Mary Wordsworth, daughter of Ralph Wordsworth and Elizabeth Micklethwaite, on 22 April 1652 in St Peter, Sheffield, Yorkshire.
     Silvanus 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.
     In Amor Rich's will dated 18 July 1652 in 'Smallshaw', Thurlstone, Penistone, Yorkshire, Silvanus Rich was named as heir; 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.
He was an executor of Amor Rich's estate on 9 August 1652 in the Prerogative Court of York.
     He built Bullhouse Hall about 1655. There is a datestone over the door at Bullhouse Hall which shows that Sylvanus & Mary must have replaced the old house. It was extended in 1689.
     Silvanus Rich was mentioned in the will of Christopher Greaves dated 24 September 1657. Silvanus Rich was an executor of Capt William Rich's estate on 18 July 1660 in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury.
Silvanus Rich was mentioned as tenant in the manor court rolls dated on 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. He witnessed Mary Rich's burial on 17 November 1662 in Penistone. Sepulti Maria filia Sylvani Rich, Generosi.
     Silvanus Rich was mentioned in a deed dated 23 November 1662 in Thurlstone, Penistone, Yorkshire. Exemplification of a recovery: Silvanus Rich, lately of Penistone v. William Culthorp re a messuage, 20 acres of land, 10 acres of meadow, 20 acres of pasture and a fulling mill in Thurlestone demized by Daniel Rich to the said William. Hilary term 1662; made before a Justice of Assizes and a jury in York Castle.
     Silvanus Rich and William Rich were mentioned in a deed dated 1 May 1663. Bargain and sale: John Senyor of South Kirkby and George his son to Silvanus Rich of Bullhouse, William Rich of Hornsett??, Robert Blackburn of Shephouse and Jonyas Wordsworth of Waterhall. The advowdon of the vicarage of Penistone for £20.
     Silvanus Rich was mentioned in a deed dated 28 November 1663. Exemplification of a recovery: Silvanus Rich, lately of Bullowse in Thurlestone v. Robert Irlam? alias Carlow?, the younger. 7 messuages, 500 acres of land, 200 acres of meadow, 500 acres of pasture in Thurlstone and Thurlstone meere made before a Justice of Assize and a jury at York Castle. He was a juror at the manorial court on 4 May 1667 in Thurlstone, Penistone.
     Counterpart of deed of security 7 May 1668. William Rich of Coppster in Thurgoland to Silvanus Rich of Bullhouse. A dwellinghouse at Apleare called the Royd, par. Penistone, 1½ bays of lathing, 5 bays of other building and various closes called the Hare Butts, the Longeynne, the Cockshaweffeild, the 2 Cockshawe Crofts, the Intack, the Over Rodheades, the Nether Rodheades, the Over Pickles, the Nether Pickles and the Little Pickles, all in the occupation of Godfrey Booth, as security for a bond of £200 in which Silvanus Rich stood security for William Rich to William Beevor of Thurlstone.
     Traverse of the case against Joseph Priestley of Worsborough, for urging Sylvanus Rich of Bulhouse to attend an unlawful conventicle in Penistone, and perjury [Jan 1671].
     Silvanus Rich was mentioned in the 1672 hearth tax list in Thurlstone, Penistone , paying tax on 6 hearths. At Thurlstone: Mr Silvanus Rich, 6 hearths.
     In William Rich alias Peck's will dated 29 October 1673 in 'Hornethwaite', Thurlstone Meir, Penistone, Silvanus Rich was named as heir; 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.

     1674 Sat Oct 31 being at Wakefield Fair, Mr Silvanus Rich of Bulloughs in Penistone being in Wakefield with Mr Sotwell of Peninstone and others, had drunk too liberally... .
     By decree dated 12 June 29 Chas II (1677) Sylvanus Rich, gent. was a trustee for the Penistone Grammar School, with 8 others and the Vicar.
     Silvanus Rich was named in the militia list taken in 1680 in Thurlstone, Penistone Yorkshire. Silvanus Rich was chargeable for one pikeman, with Daniel Rich in the Thurlestone Militia.
Silvanus Rich was trustee to a marriage settlement between Elkanah Rich and Margaret Shaw dated 4 October 1680. Pre nuptial settlement and counter part. Silvanus Rich of Bullhouse to Jonathan Staniforth of ffirbecke and John Garland of Toddwirke. Part of the manor of Smallshay, parish of Penistone, a messuage in the tenure of Elizabeth Greaves, a capital messuage called Bullhouse, corn mills called Bulhouse Mills, messuage called Hornethfitt Hall, 2 corn mills called Thornstone Mills, in consideration of a marriage arranged between Elkanah Rich, son and heir of the said Silvanus Rich, and Margaret Shaw, daughter of the late John Shaw of Rotherham, and of £600 paid to Silvanus Rich by Margaret Shaw widow of John Shaw as a marriage portion for her daughter, at trust to stated uses. .
     Silvanus Rich made a will dated 22 November 1683 in Penistone. The will of Silvanus Rich of Bullhouse, Penistone, Gentleman, mentions Mary his wife, lands at Thurlestone, John Rich, David Rich of Catshaw, and his son & heir apparent Elkanah Rich. He also mentions his property at Longlands or Langfield, Ecklands, Milhouse (occupied by John Rich & Wm Battey), Catshaw (part of Smallshaw property, occupied and to be owned by David Rich) & Bulhouse. John & David are his cousins' sons.
     In the name of God Amen the twenty second day of November in the thirty fifth yeare of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord Charles the second by the Grace of God King of England Scotland France and Ireland defender of the faith &c AD 1683 I Silvanus Rich of Bulhouse in the parish of Penistone in the County of York ---- being weak in body but of sound and perfect memory praise be given to God for the same and knowing the uncertainty of this life on earth and being desirous to settle my estate in peace doe make this my last will and testament in manner and form following that is to say, First and principally I commend my soul to Almighty God my Creator assuredly believing that I shall receive full and free remission of all my sins and be saved by the pretious death and merits of my blessed Saviour and Redeemer Christ Jesus And my body to the earth from whence it was taken to be buried in such decent and Christian manner as to my Executors hereafter named shall be thought meete and convenient: And as touching such worldly estate as the Lord in mercy hath lent me my mind and will is that the same shall be ymployed and bestowed as hereafter ---ed by this my will is expressed; And First I doe revoke renounce frustrate & make void all wills by me formerly made and do declare and appoint this to be my last will and testament:
I give and bequeath unto Mary my loving wife and to her heirs and assigns for ever all that my messuage or tenement called Longlands or Langfeild with all the houses buildings lands hereditaments and appurtenances to the same belonging situate lying and being in Thurlstone meer within the parish of Penistone abovesaid and now in the occupation of Thomas Walker or his assigns And also all that my messuage or tenement at Ecklands in Thurlestone meer aforesaid with all the houses buildings lands hereditaments and appurtenances to the same belonging now in the tenure or occupation of John Mell-r and Sarah his wife or their assigns
Item I give and bequeath unto Mary my said wife for and during the term of her natural life all that my messuage or tenement called Milhouse in Thurlston-meer aforesaid with all the houses buildings lands hereditaments and appurtenances to the same belonging and now in the tenure or occupation of John Rich and William Battey or their assigns; And after her decease then to the right heirs of me the said Sylvanus Rich for ever
Item I give and bequeath and my mind and will is that Mary my said loving wife shall and may have and enjoy her thirds or third part of all other my messuages lands tenements and hereditaments whatsoever with the appurtenances in whose occupation soever the same now are or shall be for and during the term of her natural life according to the laws of this land in that case made and provided; And after her decease then the same to descend to the right heirs of me the said Silvanus Rich for ever;
Item my mind and will is that David Rich of Catshaw in Thurlstonemeer aforesaid and his heirs for ever shall and may have hold occupy possess and enjoy all that my messuage or tenement there called Catshaw with the houses buildings lands hereditaments and appurtenances to the same belonging together with such part of my lands which belong to the capital messuage or tenement called Smallshaw in Thurlston Meer aforesaid as now is in the occupation of the said David Rich or his assigns paying for the same the only yearly rent of three pounds of lawful English money at the usual and accustomed rent days viz. the feast days of Pentecost and Saint Martin the Bishop in winter by equal portions yearly and every year and also keeping a hound for the use of me and my heirs if it be required for and di----g soe longtime as the said David Rich and his heirs shall pay the said rent for the said premises in manner and form abovesaid;
Item I give and bequeath unto Mary my said wife all and singular my household stuff utensil plate brass pewter bedding apparel dwelling house at Bulhouse aforesaid and every room thereof;
Item as touching all and singular other my goods chattels leases debts ready money and personal estate whatsoever and also concerning one certain sum of money due from William Appleyard to be paid at a certain limited time for redemption of one moiety or undivided half part of all that messuage or tenement at Ecklands aforesaid wherein the said William ~ Appleyard now dwells with the lands and appurtenances to the same belonging mortgaged to me by the said William for the payment of the said sum as by one writing to that effect made and lawfully executed more at large appeareth my mind and will is that the same goods and chattels and redemption money or in case of default of redemption) the said mortgaged premises shall be had and equally divided by & betwixt the said Mary my wife and Elkanah Rich my son and heir apparent for and towards

     2nd page not photocopied - rough transcript: To William Rich my brother 40/-, paid quarterly in 10/- parts for his life
Unto William Rich my nephew, the son of my said brother £10 of like money at 21
Unto Theophilus Rich my nephew, another son of my said brother, £12, part thereof to be employed for putting him forth an apprentice & the remainder at 21.
I nominate Mr John Wordsworth, Mr Josias Wordsworth & Francis Haigh my brothers in law to be supervisors.
My wife Mary and son Elkanah to be joint executors. Silvanus Rich.

     Silvanus died on 26 December 1683 in 'Bullhouse Hall', Thurlstone, Penistone, Yorkshire. Inscription in the north aisle of the Penistone parish church: Here was interred the body of Sylvanus Rich late of Bullhouse, Gentleman who departed this life December ye 26 Dec AD 1683, aged 56 years.. He was buried on 29 December 1683 in Penistone, Yorkshire.
     His will was proved on 16 July 1684 at PCY. Proved by Maria & Elkanah Rich.

Children of Silvanus Rich and Mary Wordsworth

Silvanus Rich

(30 December 1690 - 20 December 1707)
     Silvanus Rich was christened on 30 December 1690 in Penistone, Yorkshire. Sylvanus filius Elkanae Rich. Gen. He was the son of Elkanah Rich and Martha Thorpe.
     Silvanus died on 20 December 1707 in Penistone, YKS, aged 16. He was buried in Penistone. Heart design on tomb. Here lieth interred the body of Silvanus the son of Elkanah Rich gent who departed this life December 30? 1707 aged 17 years. He was tall of stature & a sober sweet tempered youth.

Silvanus Rich

(26 December 1696 - )
     Silvanus Rich was christened on 26 December 1696 in St Peter, Sheffield, Yorkshire. He was the son of Theophilus Rich and Elizabeth North. Silvanus was a cutler from 1709. Silvanus, son of Theophilus, Ollerton, Cutler, apprenticed to Staniforth, Nathan, for 8 years, 1709.

Simon Rich

(31 August 1824 - )
     Simon Rich was christened on 31 August 1824 in Bleadon, Somerset. He was the son of George Rich and Elizabeth (?).

son Rich

(before 1850 - after 1879)
     Son Rich was born before 1850. He was the son of Edward Rich and Maria Unknown.
     1882 NZ freeholders lists John Rich carter, Auckland. The October 1881 electoral roll listed 2 Johns, one having freehold property in Newton electorate, a carter residing in lot 141 Richmond Road, the other a mariner having residential property in Holbson Street, Auckland North.
     Son died after 1879 in New Zealand.

son Rich

(25 March 1707 - )
     Son Rich was baptized on 25 March 1707 in Penistone, Yorkshire. He was the son of Theophilus Rich and Elizabeth North. Son Rich was christened in April 1708 in Penistone, Yorkshire.

son Rich

(before 27 September 1628 - )
     Son Rich was born before 27 September 1628 in Penistone, Yorkshire. He was the son of Ralph Rich.

Son Rich

(24 August 1851 - before 1874)
     Son Rich was born on 24 August 1851 in Onehunga, New Zealand. This is probably the same child reported in another newspaper on the same day but in 1857.. He was the son of Francis Dyer Rich and Margaret Forbes.
     Son died before 1874.

Son Rich

(24 August 1859 - before 1874)
     Son Rich was born on 24 August 1859 in Onehunga, New Zealand. He was the son of Francis Dyer Rich and Margaret Forbes.
     Son died before 1874.

Susan Elizabeth Rich

(22 July 1860 - )
     Susan Elizabeth Rich was christened on 22 July 1860 in Tuxford, Nottinghamshire. She was the daughter of William Rich and Sarah Unknown. Susan Elizabeth Rich was listed as William Rich's daughter in the 1881 census.

Susanna Rich

(26 February 1703/4 - before 24 June 1719)
     Susanna Rich was christened on 26 February 1703/4 in Cawthorne, Yorkshire. She was the daughter of John Rich and Susanna Morton.
     Susanna died before 24 June 1719 in Cawthorne, Yorkshire. She was buried on 24 June 1719 in Cawthorne, YKS.

Theophilus Rich

(7 June 1656 - 26 November 1660)
     Theophilus Rich was christened on 7 June 1656 in Penistone, Yorkshire. He was the son of Silvanus Rich and Mary Wordsworth.
     Theophilus died on 26 November 1660 in Penistone, YKS, aged 4. He was buried on 23 November 1661 in Penistone.

Theophilus Rich

(1 June 1665 - before 1 February 1667)
     Theophilus Rich was christened on 1 June 1665 in Penistone, Yorkshire. Theophilus filius Sylvani Rich, Generosi. He was the son of Silvanus Rich and Mary Wordsworth.
     Theophilus died before 1 February 1667 in Penistone, Yorkshire. He was buried on 1 February 1666/67 in Penistone. Sepulti Theophilis filius Sylvani Rich, Generosi. 1 Feb 1666.

Theophilus Rich

(circa 1670 - before 25 March 1727)
     Theophilus Rich was born circa 1670 in Wakefield, Yorkshire. He was the son of William Rich.
     Theophilus Rich was mentioned in the will of Silvanus Rich dated 22 November 1683.
Theophilus Rich was apprenticed in 1684 in Sheffield. Theophilus, son of William Rich of Wakefield was apprenticed to William Hoole of Brightside, a cutler, for eight years. Theophilus was a cutler from 1692, Sheffield. He took out his Freedom of the Company of Cutlers in 1692.
     Theophilus Rich married Elizabeth North on 10 November 1692 in St Peter, Sheffield, Yorkshire.
     Theophilus Rich lived at Ollerton, Nottinghamshire, circa 1709.
     Theophilus died before 25 March 1727 in Penistone, Yorkshire. He was buried on 25 March 1727 in Penistone.

Children of Theophilus Rich and Elizabeth North

Theophilus Rich

(before 7 April 1740 - )
     Theophilus Rich was born before 7 April 1740 in Mortomley, Ecclesfield, Yorkshire. He was christened on 7 April 1740 in Ecclesfield, Yorkshire. He was the son of John Rich.

Thomas Rich

(20 March 1816 - 20 April 1895)
     Thomas Rich was christened on 20 March 1816 in Laughton en le Morthen, Yorkshire. Thomas, son of William & Mary his wife, wheelwright. He was the son of William Rich and Mary Barlow.
     Thomas Rich appeared on the 1841 census in the household of William Rich and Mary Barlow in Laughton, Yorkshire.
     Thomas Rich married Mary Ann Broomhead? on 3 October 1846 in South Anston, Yorkshire. Thomas Rich, Carlton, joiner & Mary Ann Broomhead, daughter of John, farmer.
     Thomas Rich lived at Carlton, Yorkshire, between 1847 and 1848.
     Thomas Rich and Mary Ann Broomhead? were recorded on the 1851 census in South Anston, Nottinghamshire. John Broomhead, 56, farmer of 84 acres 1 labourer, born Anston, Yks; his wife Elizabeth 57, born Handsworth; Thomas Rich son in law, 34, joiner, born Laughton, Yks; Mary Rich, daughter, married, 33, joiner's wife, born Turn...? Yks, Betsey, grand daughter, 3, born Anston,Yks, Farnsworth Rich, grandson 2, born Carlton, Ntt, and nephews Henry Ashnore, ww, born Boston, Lincs and Wiliam Thorp 9, born Anston and 2 servants.
     Thomas Rich appeared on the 1861 census in South Anston, Yorkshire. Thomas Rich, aged 44, widow, boarder in the household of John & Elizabeth Broomhead , farmer of 87 acres and Harriet Rich his daughter, aged 9 both born Yorkshire - also in the household were Henry Ashmore 32, William Thorpe 19, John Woodhead 15, & Ann Brammer 18.
     Thomas Rich married Maria Unknown.
     Thomas Rich and Maria Unknown appeared on the 1871 census in South Anston, Yorkshire. Thomas Rich, 55, joiner and builder, born Laughton and his wife Maria 45, born Cockfield, Suffolk.
     Thomas Rich made a will dated 1 October 1872 in Anston. Thomas left everything to his wife Maria.
     Thomas Rich and Maria Unknown appeared on the 1881 census in North & South Anston, Anston, Yorkshire. Thomas Rich, head, joiner, aged 64, joiner, born Laughton & Maria, wife, aged 61, born Cuckfield, Suffolk.
     Thomas Rich and Maria Unknown appeared on the 1891 census in South Anston, Yorkshire. Thomas Rich, 76, living on own means, born Laughtok with his wife Maria, 71, born Cockfield, Suffolk.
     Thomas died on 20 April 1895 in Anston, Workshop RD, Yorkshire, aged 79. He was buried on 23 April 1895 in St James, Anston. Thomas Rich aged 76. He is three years too old to be the Laughton baptism but all else fits.
     His will was proved on 14 August 1895 at Wakefield. Thomas Rich of South Anston, Anston, Yks, joiner, died 20 April 1895 at South Anston (WRY, proved at Wakefield), to Maria Rich of South Anston, widow. the relict, the sole executor named in the will. Effects under £2564/12/11 including leaseholds.

Children of Thomas Rich and Mary Ann Broomhead?

Thomas Rich

(15 April 1590 - )
     Thomas Rich was born on 15 April 1590 in St Peter, Sheffield, Yorkshire. He was the son of Richard Rich (of Sheffield) and Cicilia Hall. Thomas Rich was christened on 17 April 1590 in Sheffield, St Peter's, YKS.
     Thomas Rich married Ann Harrison on 1 June 1617 in Sheffield, St Peter's, YKS. Thomas was present at Ann Rich's christening on 26 April 1618 in Sheffield, St Peter's, YKS. Anna fil. Tho Riche de Attercliffe..

Children of Thomas Rich and Ann Harrison

Thomas Rich

(22 March 1620/21 - )
     Thomas Rich was christened on 22 March 1620/21 in St Peter, Sheffield, Yorkshire. He was the son of Thomas Rich and Ann Harrison.
     There was no Thomas Rich in the 1672 Hearth Tax returns for South Yorkshire.

Thomas Rich

(before 1550 - )
     Thomas Rich was born before 1550 in Sheffield, Yorkshire. He was the son of Thomas Rich (of Sheffield) and Margery Unknown.
     Thomas Rich married Elizabeth Creswick on 21 January 1568/69 in St Peter, Sheffield, Yorkshire.

Children of Thomas Rich and Elizabeth Creswick

Thomas Rich

(3 January 1600/1 - )
     Thomas Rich was christened on 3 January 1600/1 in St Peter, Sheffield, Yorkshire. He was the son of Thomas Rich and Elizabeth Creswick.
     Thomas Rich married Elizabeth Lingard on 24 January 1621/22 in St Peter, Sheffield, Yorkshire.
     There was no Thomas Rich in the 1672 Hearth Tax returns for South Yorkshire.

Thomas Rich

(14 December 1625 - before 3 December 1640)
     Thomas Rich was christened on 14 December 1625 in St Peter, Sheffield, Yorkshire. He was the son of William Rich and Helen Housley. Thomas Rich was buried on 3 December 1630 in St Peter, Sheffield, Yorkshire.
     Thomas died before 3 December 1640 in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England.

Thomas Rich

(3 January 1647/48 - before 19 December 1648)
     Thomas Rich was christened on 3 January 1647/48 in St Peter, Sheffield, Yorkshire. He was the son of William Rich and Mary Unknown.
     Thomas died before 19 December 1648 in Sheffield, Yorkshire. He was buried on 19 December 1648 in St Peter, Sheffield.

Thomas Rich

(circa 1839 - before 12 April 1883)
     Thomas Rich was born circa 1839 in Laughton en le Morthen, Yorkshire. He was the son of Amor Rich and Prudence Hollingsworth.
     Thomas Rich appeared on the 1841 census in the household of Amor Rich and Prudence Hollingsworth in Laughton, Yorkshire. Henry, Edward, Thomas, Sarah, Prudence and Elizabeth were listed as the children of Amor Rich in the 1851 census in St John (Anston), Yorkshire.
     Thomas Rich appeared on the 1861 census in the village, Laughton en le Morthen. Thomas Rich, aged 21, unmarried servant in the household of Robert & Elizabeth Cottam, farmers.
     Thomas Rich married Sarah Anne Woolhouse on 5 April 1868 in St Philips, Shalesmoor, Yorkshire. He was a bachelor of full age, farmer, residing at Hoyle St.
     Thomas Rich and Sarah Anne Woolhouse appeared on the 1871 census in Ecclesfield. Thomas Rich 29, ag. labourer, born Laughton en le Morthen, his wife Sarah Ann Rich 25, born Rotherham, Frederic Rich 2, William Rich 2 Months, both born Ecclesfield.
     Thomas Rich and Sarah Anne Woolhouse appeared on the 1881 census in Wadsley Bridge, Ecclesfield, Yorkshire. Thomas Rich, head, aged 41, agricultural labourer, born Laughton en le Morthen, with his wife Sarah aged 35, born Woolley, Rotheram, Yks, and their son Henry aged 8, born Southey, Yks, and daughter Sarah born Hanswodhouse. There was also a William, steel melter aged 44, born Sheffield and his family at Ecclesfield and a John aged 41 in the Ecclesfield Cottage Workhouse who was born in Ecclesfield.
     Thomas died before 12 April 1883 in Ecclesfield, Yorkshire. He was buried on 12 April 1883 in St Mary, Ecclesfield.

Children of Thomas Rich and Sarah Anne Woolhouse

Thomas Rich

( - before 21 March 1863)
     Thomas Rich was assessed under the Tithe Commutation Act of 1836 in 1839 in Doncaster, Yorkshire. Thomas Rich occupied 8 plots (174-176, 196, 211-212, 222-223.
     Thomas Rich was recorded on 30 March 1851 census in Corn Market, Doncaster, Yorkshire. Thoams Rich, 56, innkeeper, born Hatfield, wife Sarah, 52 born Campsall, ...daughters Mary Rich 14, Sarah Rich 12. both born Doncaster..
     Thomas Rich appeared on the 1861 census in Masons? Arms Inn, Doncaster, Yorkshire. Thomas Rich, 66, victualler, born Hatfield, Yks, with his wife Sarah, 62, born Campsall, Yks..
     Thomas died before 21 March 1863 in Doncaster, Yorkshire.
     His will was proved on 21 March 1863 at the Principal Probate Registry, London. Thomas Rich, innkeeper, late of Doncaster, the executors were not obviously related.
     In the 1881 census there was a 65 year old Martha Rich, widow at Doncaster..

Thomas Rich

(circa 1880 - before 21 April 1884)
     Thomas Rich was born circa 1880 in Handswodhouse, Hansworth, nr Sheffield?, Yorkshire. He was the son of Thomas Rich and Sarah Anne Woolhouse. Henry, Thomas, Frederick and Sarah were listed as the children of Thomas Rich in the 1881 census in Wadsley Bridge, Ecclesfield, Yorkshire.
     Thomas died before 21 April 1884 in Ecclesfield, Yorkshire. He was buried on 21 April 1884 in St Mary, Ecclesfield.