William Rich

(circa 1650? - before 23 November 1653)
     William Rich was born circa 1650?. He was the son of William Rich.
     William died before 23 November 1653 in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England. He was buried on 23 November 1653 in St Peter, Sheffield, Yorkshire. William, son of W'm Riche.

William Rich

(after 1655 - 1671)
     William Rich was born after 1655. He was the son of William Rich.
     William was buried in 1671 in St Peter, Sheffield, Yorkshire. Will'mus filius Will'mi Riche.

William Rich

(6 April 1794 - )
     William Rich was born before 6 April 1794 in Potter Hill, Ecclesfield, Yorkshire. He was christened on 6 April 1794 in Ecclesfield. He was the son of Ann Rich.

William Rich

(20 January 1795 - )
     William Rich was born on 20 January 1795 in Mortomley, Ecclesfield, Yorkshire. He was the son of Mary Rich. William Rich was christened on 6 April 1795 in Ecclesfield, Yorkshire.
     William Rich married Martha Unknown on 12 May 1839?. A William Rich married in London City Registration District in the June quarter of 1839. The marriage was solmnized at the parish church of St Michael Queenhithe, in the City of London on Sunday May 12 1839, William Rich, aged 42, bchelor, farmer of 14 Queenhithe, son of John Rich, merchant, to, Martha Shaw, 41, spinster, of 14 Queenhithe, daughter of John Shaw, farmer. Both signed in the presence of Amos Rich and Jane Rich. Amos was the son of John Rich, nail merchant.
     William Rich and Martha Unknown appeared on the 1841 census in Mortomley Lane End, Ecclesfield, Yorkshire. William Rich, 40, farmer, Martha 40, John 1, all born in the county. I am unsure which William survived - son of Ann or Mary?.
     William Rich and Martha Unknown were recorded on the 1851 census in Lane End, Ecclesfield. William Rich, 54, farm manager bailiff, his wife Martha, 53, sons John 11?, Wm 8, both ag labs, all born at Ecclesfield, with a lodger John York and his wife Caroline.
     William Rich and Martha Unknown appeared on the 1861 census in Ecclesfield, Yorkshire. William Rich, aged 66, Martha Rich aged 63, John Rich aged 21, William Rich aged 18, all born Ecclesfield.

Children of William Rich and Martha Unknown

William Rich

(21 January 1668/69 - )
     William Rich was christened on 21 January 1668/69 in Silkstone, Yorkshire. He was the son of William Rich.
     In Silvanus Rich's will dated 22 November 1683 in Penistone, William Rich was named as heir. 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
; 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.

William Rich

(11 June 1704 - )
     William Rich was christened on 11 June 1704 in Mattersey, Nottinghamshire. He was the son of Richard Rich.

William Rich

(before 1715 - )
     William Rich was born before 1715 in England.
     William Rich married Elizabeth Pinnington on 5 November 1736 in All Saints, Harworth, Nottinghamshire, England.

William Rich

(circa 1715 - )
     William Rich was born circa 1715 in Tuxford, Nottinghamshire.
     William Rich married Alice Tub on 2 May 1746 in Tuxford, NTT. William Rich of Tuxford, weaver, 30, widow & Alice Tub, of Sutton on Trent, aged 30, spinster, at Tuxford.

William Rich

(21 October 1590 - )
     His issue is probably mixed with the 1583 William.. William Rich was also known as William Rich (of Sheffield) in records. He was christened on 21 October 1590 in St Peter, Sheffield, Yorkshire. He was the son of Thomas Rich and Elizabeth Creswick.
     William Rich married Elizabeth Hancocke on 30 July 1615 in St Peter, Sheffield, Yorkshire.

Children of William Rich and Elizabeth Hancocke

William Rich

(11 January 1582/83 - before 3 May 1633)
     William Rich was christened on 11 January 1582/83 in St Peter, Sheffield, Yorkshire. He was the son of Richard Rich (of Sheffield) and Cicilia Hall.
     William Rich married Helen Housley in 1611 in St Peter, Sheffield, Yorkshire.
     William died before 3 May 1633 in Sheffield, Yorkshire. He was buried on 3 May 1633 in St Peter, Sheffield.

Children of William Rich and Helen Housley

William Rich

(19 July 1618 - )
     William Rich was also known as William Rich (of Sheffield) in records. He was christened on 19 July 1618 in St Peter, Sheffield, Yorkshire. Mother not named, so which Wilam was his father?. He was the son of William Rich and Helen Housley.
     William Rich married Mary Unknown.
     William was A William Riche, son of William obtained his Freedom in the Company of Cutlers in 1648. in Sheffield, Yorkshire, in 1648.
     William Rich was mentioned in the 1672 hearth tax list in Sheffield. These persons following are the cutlers belonging to Sheffield who deposited the duty for their forges but refused to pay ye money with a Tryall at Law... Willm Rich, 1 hearth.

Children of William Rich and Mary Unknown

William Rich

(6 February 1614/15 - before 3 May 1621)
     William Rich was also known as William Rich (of Sheffield) in records. He was christened on 6 February 1614/15 in St Peter, Sheffield, Yorkshire. He was the son of Robert Rich (of Sheffield) and Isabel Lound.
     William died before 3 May 1621 in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England. He was buried on 3 May 1621 in St Peter, Sheffield.

William Rich

(14 July 1644 - )
     William Rich was also known as William Rich (of Sheffield) in records. He was christened on 14 July 1644 in St Peter, Sheffield, Yorkshire. He was the son of William Rich and Mary Unknown.
     In the 1672 Hearth Tax there are two Wiilliam Riches - one at Thurgoland with 1 hearth, and one at Thurlestone with 3 hearths..

William Rich

(9 May 1647 - )
     William Rich was also known as William Rich (of Sheffield) in records. He was christened on 9 May 1647 in St Peter, Sheffield, Yorkshire. He was the son of Richard Rich and Ann Parker.
     In the 1672 Hearth Tax there are two Wiilliam Riches - one at Thurgoland with 1 hearth, and one at Thurlestone with 3 hearths.

William Rich

(3 May 1835 - )
     William Rich was christened on 3 May 1835 in Carlton-in-Lindrick, Nottinghamshire. He was the son of Joseph Rich and Mary Unknown.
     William Rich appeared on the 1841 census in the household of Joseph Rich and Jane Ward in South Carlton, Carlton-in-Lindrick, Nottinghamshire. William Rich appeared on the census 1851 in the household of George Rich and Jane Holt in Laughton en le Morthen, Yorkshire.
     William Rich married Mary Unknown.
     William Rich and Mary Unknown appeared on the 1881 census in 21 Bowring Road, Lezayre, Isle of Man, UK. William Rich, aged 46, head, joiner employing 1 man and 1 boy, born Carlton in Lindrick, Ntt. with his wife Elizabeth, aged 44, and children Joseph aged 19, joiner, Martha P Rich aged 16, Mary J Rich 12, Edith R Rich aged 10, all born in England. Living with them was Ann Hofteller, aged 36 born Switzerland, a boarder, teacher.

Children of William Rich and Mary Unknown

William Rich

(14 April 1640 - )
     William Rich was christened on 14 April 1640 in Penistone, Yorkshire. He was a minor at his father's will, his brother Silvanus to have his tuition.
William of Hornthwaite who died in 1673 is unlikely to be the son of Capt William as Wm of Hornthwaite was an adult in 1647 and therefore could not be under the tuition of his brother Silvanus. A William son of William Rich died in 1650 unless it was the son of William of Hornthwaite. He was the son of Capt William Rich.
     In Capt William Rich's will dated 18 August 1648 in Penistone, William 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.

William 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.
     William Rich was party to a land transaction on 16 January 1663 in 'Royde', Thurlstone, Penistone. Lease: William Rich the younger, son of William Rich, deceased, late of Bullhouse in Penistone, to Godfrey Booth of Cunesbrough re a dwellinghouse of Appleyard called the Royde in Penistone... for 21 years at a yearly rent of 22/5/-.
     William Rich and Silvanus 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.
     William Rich married Mary Unknown circa 1663. Married Hellen according to the 1817 pedigree and had no issue..
     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.
     William Rich was mentioned in a deed dated 19 November 1668 in Silkstone. William Rich of Highfield, Silkstone, bound to William Beever of Thurleston in £360 to keep the covenant of deed of even date ... Gulielmus Rich of Highfield, Silkstone, yeoman ... above written obligation made between Silvanus Rich of Bulhouse gentleman & the above bonded William Rich on the first part, William Beever on the other part. Signed William Rich, 19 Nov 1668..
     William Rich was mentioned in the 1672 hearth tax list in Thurgoland, Silkstone, paying tax. In the 1672 Hearth Tax there are two William Riches - one at Thurgoland with 1 hearth, and one at Thurlestone with 3 hearths.
     Hunter says he had a son William mentioned in 1676 & 1683 and other children mentioned in 1676.
He was granted lands in Roid by his father. He is mentioned in his brother Silvanus' will in 1683. This is William of Hornthwaite according to Hunter.
     William Rich was mentioned in the will of Silvanus Rich dated 22 November 1683. 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.
William was a cutler. A William Riche, son of William obtained his Freedom in the Company of Cutlers in 1648., Wakefield.

Children of William Rich

William Rich

(24 May 1767 - before 18 April 1846)
     William Rich was christened on 24 May 1767 in Carlton-in-Lindrick, Nottinghamshire. Another William was son of John Rich of Ecclesfield who was baptised in 1774. The Laughton & Carlton Williams may be two separate people. He was the son of Amor Rich and Sarah Unwin.
     William Rich married Mary Barlow on 20 March 1794 in Carlton-in-Lindrick, NTT. William was present at Ann Rich's christening on 17 December 1813 in Laughton en le Morthen, Yorkshire. Daughter of William by Mary his wife, wheelwright of Laughton.
     William Rich and Mary Barlow appeared on the 1841 census in Laughton, Yorkshire. William Rich 70, carpenter, Mary 65, Eliza 30 & Thomas 20, all born in the county.
     William died before 18 April 1846 in Laughton en le Morthen, YKS. He was buried on 18 April 1846 in All Saints, Laughton en le Morthen.

Children of William Rich and Mary Barlow

William Rich

(9 September 1604 - )
     William Rich was christened on 9 September 1604 in Worksop, Nottinghamshire. He was the son of William Rich and Elizabeth Alline.
     William Rich married Elizabeth Gilbert on 4 June 1629 in Worksop, Nottinghamshire. The marriage was also recorded at Wellow..
     William Rich married Mary Unknown circa 1633.

Children of William Rich and Mary Unknown

William Rich

(16 March 1829 - before 23 February 1892?)
     William Rich was christened on 16 March 1829 in Tuxford, Nottinghamshire. He was the son of George Rich and Elizabeth Wright.
     William Rich appeared on the 1841 census in the household of George Rich and Elizabeth Wright in Eldon Street, Tuxford.
     William Rich married Sarah Unknown.
     William Rich and Sarah Unknown appeared on the 1881 census in Weston, Nottinghamshire. William Rich, aged 53, married, agric. labourer, born Tuxford, living at Weston with his wife Sarah aged 45 who was born at Rampton.
     William died before 23 February 1892? In Tuxford, NTT. He was buried on 23 February 1892 in Tuxford.

Child of William Rich and Sarah Unknown

William Rich

(circa 1575? - )
     William Rich was born circa 1575? In Nottinghamshire. Parentage is a guess, no records in Nottinghamshire yet found. He was the son of William Rich.
     William Rich married Elizabeth Alline on 1 June 1597 in St Mary (Priory), Worksop.

Children of William Rich and Elizabeth Alline

William Rich

(7 February 1599/0 - )
     William Rich was also known as William Rich (of Worksop) in records. He was christened on 7 February 1599/0 in Worksop, Nottinghamshire. He was the son of Brian Rich and Ann Raine.
     William Rich married Elizabeth Gilbert on 4 June 1629 in St Mary (Priory), Worksop, Nottinghamshire. Which William did she marry?.

William Rich

(23 January 1624/25 - before 25 March 1650)
     William Rich was christened on 23 January 1624/25 in Penistone, Yorkshire. He was the son of William Rich alias Peck.
     In Agnes Unknown (Peck) (Mendlove)'s will dated 24 November 1630 in 'Hornthwaite Hall', Thurlstone, Penistone, Yorkshire, William Rich 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.
     He was mentioned in Adam Eyre's diary Oct 17 1647.
     William died before 25 March 1650 in Penistone, Yorkshire. He was not mentioned in his father's will. He was buried on 25 March 1650 in Penistone. Sepulti Gulielmus filius Gulielmi Rich 25 March 1650.

William Rich

(before 1350 - )
     William Rich was born before 1350 in Yorkshire, England.
     William Riche of Carlcotes near Bullhouse, mentioned 45 & 47 Edward III (1370-1373).
     William Rich was mentioned in a deed dated between 1372 and 1374 in Penistone, Yorkshire.
     William Rich married Alice Unknown before 1379.      
William Rich was listed in the Poll tax in 1379 in Thurlstone, Penistone, Yorkshire. The 1379 Poll tax of the west riding of Yorkshire lists Willelmus Ryhs & Alicia uxor ejus, mercer at Thurleston (villata de Dhurleston), assessed 12d, followed by Willelmus servus ejus (his servant), 4d, then Thomas filius & Alicia uxor ejus 4d. There are no other Rich type names in Penistone, Silkstone, etc. At Silkstone there were 2 couples and a lady with the surname Bulhall, each assessed 4d. William was a mercer in Penistone, Yorkshire, in 1379. He witnessed a document relating to Pawfeld as Wm Ryche de Carlecoates in 1395 in Penistone, YKS.

Child of William Rich

William Rich

(before 1380 - circa 1440)
     William Rich was born before 1380 in Carlecoates, Thurlstone, Penistone, Yorkshire. He was the son of William Rich.
     William Rich lived at Carlecoates, Thurlstone, Penistone, 1429.
On 29 August 1429 William Rich purchased property in 'Bullhouse', Thurlstone, Penistone, on 29 August 1429. Confirmation deed between John Appylyard of Holwell to William Ryche of Carlekot re all the lands and tenements which he holds of the gift of William Poynden in Bolhous (Bullhouse])in Thurlestone, parish of Penistone at an annual rent of 13/4.
     William died circa 1440. He died about 19 Henry V. (Note that Henry V only reigned for 10 years! Perhaps Henry VI is meant).

Child of William Rich

William Rich

(before 1410 - )
     William Rich was born before 1410 in Yorkshire. He was probably of Carlecoates. He was the son of William Rich.
     He was mentioned as William Riche of Bullhouse, 3 Edw IV (1462/3).
     William Rich and Robert Rich were mentioned in a deed dated 10 January 1486 in Penistone. Grant and confirmation: Amer Burdett esq, William Wordsworth, vicar of the church of Penyston, and Robert Riche, to William Rich, late of Carlecotes. One messuage with lands, meadows, etc. at Yngbirchworth [Ingbirchworth], one messuage with lands, meadows, etc at Bullhouse once Thomas Apulyarde's with closes called Ortyarde, Groncroft, Barcroft Bellyng, Sandes, Pighele, Longyntake, Boatroide, Brodeyntake, Bostlayne, 3 parts of 5 closes called Poncroft, Lathecroft, Southefelde, Heighfelde, Holynwelbutts and lands at Eckilhouse; and a fourth part of a watermill at Thurlestone which once belonged to William Riche, father of Robert.
     William Rich and Robert Rich were mentioned in a deed dated 4 October 1486 in Penistone. Confirmation: Nicholas Burdet to Robert Riche. Land and tenements in Bulhouse in the township of Thurlestone, parish of Penistone, which lands were lately held by William Riche his father, and formerly by John Appulyerde at a rent of 3 shillings.

Child of William Rich

William Rich

(before 6 March 1649 - 6 March 1648/49)
     William Rich was born before 6 March 1649 in Yorkshire. He was the son of Edward Rich and Mary Unknown.
     William was buried on 6 March 1648/49 in Almondbury, Yorkshire. Willelmus, filius Edwardi Ritche, sepult.

William Rich

(8 January 1881 - )
     William Rich was born on 8 January 1881 in Heavygate Rd, Walkley, Sheffield, Yorkshire. He was the son of Edwin S Le Tall Rich and Frances Ann Rich. William Rich was christened on 13 February 1881 in St Mary, Walkley, Yorkshire. Amor and William were listed as the children of Edwin S Le Tall Rich in the 1881 census in 270 Heavygate Rd, Nether Hallam, Sheffield. Amor and William were listed as the children of Edwin S Le Tall Rich in the 1891 census in Nether Hallam, Sheffield .

William Rich

(10 April 1796 - )
     He died young according to Sheila Gates via Sue Swannack. William Rich was christened on 10 April 1796 in Carlton-in-Lindrick, Nottinghamshire. He was the son of William Rich and Mary Barlow.

William Rich

(circa 1775 - 14 July 1827)
     William Rich was born circa 1775. He was the son of Amor Rich and Mary Unknown (Wilkinson).
     William Rich was named in the militia list taken in 1806 in Barnsley, Silkstone, Yorkshire. He was an innkeeper, aged 31. He was licensee of the Old Windmill Inn in Barnsley, Silkstone Yorkshire, in 1822. In Baine's 1822 directory, he is listed as licencee of the Windmill, Shambles St, while the Old Windmill is under Matthew Mallinson, Shambles St.
     William died on 14 July 1827 in Barnsley, Yorkshire. He was buried on 16 July 1827 in St Mary's, Barnsley. William Rich, Barnsley, buried 16 July 1827, aged 52.
     His will was proved in December 1827 at the Exchequer Court of York.

William Rich

(6 August 1732 - )
     William Rich was christened on 6 August 1732 in Worsbrough, Darfield, Yorkshire. This is only a guess and would assume that the child died before his father. He was the son of John Rich and Ann Ellison.