Charles Ellison Rich

(2 July 1809 - before 22 April 1835)
     Charles Ellison Rich was born on 2 July 1809 in Southwark, Surrey, England. If he is the 'Charles' aged 32, clerk, who immigrated with Maria 26 & son Charles 3, he would have been born about 1801. He was the son of John Rich and Mary Keen. Charles Ellison Rich was christened on 8 October 1809 in St George the Martyr, Southwark. Chares Ellision, sonof John & Mary Rich, born y 2nd July.
     Charles Ellison Rich made a will dated 31 March 1835 in Meerut, India. Charles Ellison Rich of Meerut, province of Hindoostan, merchant; Mr W Scott of Meerut, merchant and Mr W Warburton of Meerut, jeweller the executors; after payment of just debts and funeral expenses the residue to Mr W Scott afsd " ... who will grant a general release from all obligations ..."; signed 31 March 1845 Charles E Rich, witnesses Geo Gibbon, J C Daley H.M.11th Dragoons.
     Charles died before 22 April 1835 in Meerut. He was buried on 22 April 1835 in Meerut.
     The administration of his estate was granted on 24 October 1836 at Bengal, India. The executors declared that the property will scarcely cover funeral expenses and servants wages, some of whom are in arrears.

Charles Frederick Rich

(June 1873 - )
     Charles Frederick Rich's birth was registered in the quarter ending in June 1873 in Darfield, Barnsley RD, Yorkshire, England. He was the son of Frederick Rich and Elizabeth Unknown. Charles, Herbert, Arthur and George were listed as the children of Frederick Rich in the 1881 census in Snape Hill, Darfield.
Charles Frederick Rich married Rosetta Holmes on 24 April 1899 in Wombwell, Yorkshire. She was aged 26 & the daughter of Henry Holmes.He was aged 25..

Rev Charles Hamor Rich

(26 June 1829 - 25 July 1901)
Rev. Charles Hamor Rich
     Rev Charles Hamor Rich was born on 26 June 1829 in Camberwell, Surrey, England. He was the son of John Rich and Maria Mackglew. Rev Charles Hamor Rich was christened on 23 July 1830 in St Giles, Camberwell, Surrey. Charles Hamor, son of John & Maria Rich of Camberwell, gentleman, by H W C Hyde, curate.
     Rev Charles Hamor Rich arrived with John Rich and Maria Mackglew on 28 July 1833 at Sydney.
     Rev Charles Hamor Rich travelled to London, England, in April 1837 per the "Captain Cook". Master Rich departed Sydney 17 April 1837 per with Master Potter M'Queen & Mr Kinloch.
     Rev Charles Hamor Rich was recorded on the 1841 census in Nightingale Place?, Clewer, Berkshire. Charles Rich, aged 12, born in Foreign Parts, was a pupil at the school run by James? Green. He received a bible from John Rich on 11 April 1846 in England. Charles was given a bible by his paternal grandfather John Rich which is now in the possession of Joan Grimwade. This may have been on his return to Australia.
Rev Charles Hamor Rich married Isabella Tempest Bird, daughter of Isaac Bird and Isabella Tempest Paul, on 21 April 1853 in Holy Trinity (Garrison) church, Sydney, New South Wales. On the 21st instant, at Holy Trinity Church, by the Rev. J C Grylls, Mr Charles Hamor Rich, to Isabella Tempest, daughter of the late Isaac Bird, Esq..
Rev Charles Hamor Rich was listed in a directory dated 1855 as C H Rich, St James Grammar School, Philip St, Sydney at 13 Cumberland Place, Sydney, New South Wales. Charles was Headmaster of St James Grammar School in 1855, Sydney, New South Wales. St James Grammar school was in Phillip St Sydney, his private residence was no.13, Cumberland Place, Cumberland St. Sydney.. Charles was a Deacon, Curate & Priest of the Church of England at New South Wales, Australia, from 22 July 1855. He was ordained deacon 22 Jul 1855, appointed curate at Holy Trinity, Millers Pt, Sydney (Garrison Church), same year became Curate in charge of Aruluen where he remained till 1864 when he was appointed Chaplain to H M Gaol at Darlinghurst. He was also chaplain at the penal establishment at Cockatoo Island until 1869.
     In John Rich's will dated 2 November 1855 in Ewell, Surrey, Rev Charles Hamor Rich was named as heir.
     Charles resided at Braidwood, New South Wales, from 1856 to 1866.
Rev Charles Hamor Rich was listed in a directory dated 1857 as Rev C H Rich at Strathallan, New South Wales.
Rev Charles Hamor Rich was listed in a directory dated 1865 as Rev Charles Rich at Cooper St, Sydney, New South Wales.
     Rev Charles Hamor Rich made a will dated 26 January 1866 in Braidwood, NSW. This is the will of me Charles Hamor Rich of Braidwood... I give and bequeath to my wife Isabella Tempest Rich all the furniture plate linen china and other household effects (other than my gold watch and chains rings and personal trinkets) of which I may be possessed at the time of my deceased to and for her sole separate and absolute use and benefit I bequeath to my eldest son Hamor Charles Ellison Rich my gold watch and chain etc. And I give devise and bequeath all the rest residue and remainder to [trustees] that they shall [invest]....
Rev Charles Hamor Rich was listed in a directory dated from 1866 to 1867 as Rev Charles Rich at 140 Waterloo Street, Sydney. In 1866 no number was given..
     Rev Charles Hamor Rich was mentioned in the administration of the estate of John Rich on 4 June 1868. Letters of admon granted to John Charles Rich his son, affidavits mention his widow Amy Emily Rich and his sons Charles Hamor, resident in NSW, John Charles of Williamstown, sheep manager & Harry Tempest. Copy of inventory of goods held - estate valued at under £150.
Rev Charles Hamor Rich was listed in a directory dated from 1868 to 1870 as Rev Charles A Rich at 147 Dowling Street, Sydney. Charles was appointed a Minor Canon of St Andrew's at Sydney in 1869. Charles was the incumbent of S tBartholomews at Pyrmont from 1869 to 1878.
Rev Charles Hamor Rich was listed in a directory dated from 1871 to 1883 as Rev Charles Rich at 128 Palmer Street, Sydney.
Rev Charles Hamor Rich was listed in a directory dated from 1885 to 1887 as Rev C H Rich at 'Elamang', Elizabeth Street, Paddington.
Rev Charles Hamor Rich was listed in a directory dated between 1888 and 1889 as Rev Canon Charles Rich at 'Esmond', Point Piper Rd, Paddington.
Rev Charles Hamor Rich was listed in a directory dated from 1890 to 1893 as Rev Canon Charles H Rich at 172 Queen St, Woollahra, New South Wales. In 1890 & 1891 the house was called Tonbridge/Tunbridge..
Rev Charles Hamor Rich was listed in a directory dated between 1894 and 1895 as Rev Canon C H Rich at Ocean St, Woollahra. In 1894 the house was called 'Lota'..
Rev Charles Hamor Rich was listed in a directory dated from 1896 to 1900 as Rev C H Rich at Wallis St, Woollahra. In 1896 the house was called 'Merton'..
     Rev Charles Hamor Rich made a will dated circa 1900 in New South Wales. Will - Late of Woollahra, clerk in holy orders: To my wife all furniture, plate, linen, china & other household effects other than my goldwatch and chain rings & personal trinkets - this to my son Hamor Charles Ellison Rich my gold watch & chain rings & other personal trinkets. I give & bequeath to my trustees hereafter named all my books in trust to permit my sons the said Hamor Charles Ellison Rich & George Edward Rich to select there from such of the same as they may care to retain for their personal use & .... Investments & income to wife for her life & after her death 1 fourth part income lifetime of my daughter Mary Isabella Tempest Rich thence divided between Hamor C E Rich & George E Rich 1 fourth part to Emily Tempest Rich now known as Sister Freda in the Kilburn Sisterhood to provide her during life provided she shall not cease during her life to be one of the Kilburn sisterhood. If she does leave and guarantee not to rejoin the order then then will give her one quarter for her absolute use. Execs : C H Rich & G E Rich. Estate sworn under 975 pounds.
     Charles died of cirrhosis of liver, dropsy & congestion of the right lung. on 25 July 1901 in 'Mirton', Wallis St, Woollahra, New South Wales, aged 72. In 1929 a memorial tablet was erected in the St Andrew's Cathedral: Charles Hamor Rich, Minor Canon of this Cathedral 1768-1901. Born 26 Jun 1829. Died 25 July 1901. He was buried on 27 July 1901 in Waverley cemetery, Bronte.
     His will was proved on 23 August 1901. His estate duty was paid on 12 Sep 1901, quoting a death date of the 15 July.
Memorial tablet dedicated by the Archbishop of Sydney in 1929 to Charles Hamor Rich who was Minor Canon of the Cathedral from 1868 to 1901. "Memorial tablets to three men who gave notable service to St. Andrew's Cathedral, and to the Anglican Church in Australia, which have been placed in St Andrew's Cathedral, were dedicated during the morning service yesterday by the Archbishop of Sydney (Dr. Wright). The tablet to Minor Canon Rich has the following words:
CHARLES HAMOR RICH
Minor Canon of this Cathedral,
1868-1901 Bom 29th June, 1929
Died 25th July. 1901
"I know whom I have believed"
... "Minor Canon Rich,"the archbishop said, did a great and faithful work for God. For the last 32 years of his long life, he was on the staff of this Cathedral, and he did diligent work as a chaplain. He has left behind a golden memory of Christian gentleness and old-world courtesy and above all of diligence, faithfulness, and sympathy in carrying out the work of his Masters ministry, wherever he found it.
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Children of Rev Charles Hamor Rich and Isabella Tempest Bird

Charles Harold Rich

(September 1896 - )
     Charles Harold Rich's birth was registered in the quarter ending in September 1896 in Doncaster RD, Yorkshire. He was the son of William Moxon Rich and Martha Waude?
Charles Harold Rich married Agnes Burrow on 10 July 1920 in East Street Methodist Chapel, Leeds, Yorkshire, England. He was a Police Constable, aged 24, oa 17 Oxley St, Leeds, son of William Moxon Rich, bricklayer..

Charlotte Rich

(14 September 1777 - before 18 August 1796)
     Charlotte Rich was christened on 14 September 1777 in Carlton-in-Lindrick, Nottinghamshire. She was the daughter of Amor Rich and Sarah Unwin.
Charlotte Rich witnessed William Rich and Mary Barlow's wedding on 20 March 1794 in Carlton-in-Lindrick, NTT.
     Charlotte died before 18 August 1796 in Carlton-in-Lindrick, NTT. She was buried on 18 August 1796 in Carlton-in-Lindrick. Charlotte, daughter of Amor & Sarah Rich of this parish, aged 17 years was buried August 18th 1796.

Charlotte Rich

(1 November 1807 - )
     Charlotte Rich was christened on 1 November 1807 in Blyth, Nottinghamshire. She may be the Charlotte Rich whose marriage licence was dated 13 Jan 1836 at Rotherham for a marriage to John Rose. She was the daughter of Joseph Rich and Frances Ryalls.

Charlotte Rich

(10 November 1850 - 1852)
     Charlotte Rich was christened on 10 November 1850 in Blyth, Nottinghamshire. She was the daughter of Joseph Rich and Elizabeth Taylor. Frederick, Sarah, George, Betsy and Charlotte were listed as the children of Joseph Rich in the 1851 census in East Side, Blyth, Nottinghamshire.
     Charlotte's death was registered in the quarter ending in 1852 in Worksop RD, Nottinghamshire.

Charlotte Rich

(March 1871 - )
     Charlotte Rich's birth was registered in the quarter ending in March 1871 in York, Yorkshire. She was the daughter of Henry Rich and Martha Doughty. Arthur and Charlotte were listed as the children of Henry Rich in the 1871 census in 36-1/2 Jackson St, York.
Charlotte Rich married Fred Barraclough on 16 April 1895 in Christ Church, Sowerby Bridge, Yorkshire.

Charlotte Elizabeth Rich

(11 November 1855 - )
     Charlotte Elizabeth Rich was christened on 11 November 1855 in Blyth, Nottinghamshire. She was the daughter of Joseph Rich and Elizabeth Taylor. George, Betsy, Eliza and Charlotte were listed as the children of Joseph Rich in the 1861 census in Hyde Park, Doncaster, Yorkshire. Betsy, Charlotte and Eliza were listed as the children of Joseph Rich in the 1871 census in Doncaster, Yorkshire.

Colin Disturnal Ellison Rich

(18 September 1920 - 4 February 1961)
     Colin Disturnal Ellison Rich was born on 18 September 1920 in Abingdon Villas, Kensington, Middlesex, England. RICH. September 18, at 4 Abingdon Villas. London, W., to Mr. ands.Mrs. Charles Ellison Rich, a son. He was the son of Charles Ellison Rich and Mary Disturnal.
     Colin Disturnal Ellison Rich was on the passenger list of the "Ceramic", arriving at Fremantle, Western Australia, on 4 March 1939. The ship travelled from Durban bound for Adelaide. Colin was granted a divorce from an unknown person before 1960.
     Colin died on 4 February 1961 in Brighton, Sussex, aged 40.
     His will was proved on 12 April 1961 in the Principal Probate Registry, London. Colin Disturnal Ellison Rich of 40a Sackville Rd, Hove, Sussex died 4 Feb 1961 at the Royal Sussex Hospital, Brighton. Effects £q0258/11/6..

Daniel Rich

(8 May 1647 - 25 March 1697)
      In the Cawthorn land tax assessments 1621-1642 there is no Rich at Cawthorn, and then a gap exists to 1 March 1689. There is no Rich listed at Cawthorne in the 1672 hearth tax, only a William Rich at Thurgoland in the parish of Silkstone. Daniel Rich was christened on 8 May 1647 in Penistone, Yorkshire. Baptised Daniel filius Edwardi Rich. This is most likely to be the son of Edward of Daking Brook as Edward of Renall doesn't mention a son Dan in his will whereas Edward of Daking Brook is likely to be the father of a son Daniel of Daking Brook. However there is also a David son of Daniel Rich baptised at Darton on 1 April 1643.. He was the son of Edward Rich and Mary Unknown.
     Daniel Rich and Daniel Rich were mentioned in the 1672 hearth tax list in Thurlstone, Penistone. ... Daniell Rich 3; Daniell Rich 1.
At Bradfield Waldershelf: Daniel Rich 4 (heading the list). Daniel Rich mentioned in the 1680 militia list in Thurlstone, Penistone , with Daniel Rich and Daniel Rich. In the 1680 muster rolls there were two Daniels chargeable to provide furnishings for one pikeman or musketeer (having £50 p.a. from property or £600 personal estate), Dan[niel] at Thurlestone, pikeman and Daniel at Bradfield, musketeer.
     Daniel Rich and Daniel Rich were named in the militia list taken in 1680 in Bradfield, Yorkshire. There are two Daniels chargeable (having £50 p.a. from property or personal estate worth £600): Da[niel] to furnish a pikeman at Thurlestone and Daniel, musketeer at Bradfield.      
Daniel Rich paid land tax between 1689 and 1694 in Cawthorne, Yorkshire. The Land Tax assessment records for Cawthorne resume 1 March 1689 when Daniel Rich paid 15/- [4/- in the £]. On 24th October 1689 he paid 5/- assessed at 1/- in the £. In 1692 he paid 9/9. 9 March 1693 Dan Rich paid 17/6 [4/- in £]. 8 March 1693/4 he paid 17/6 at 4/- in £. 1696 paid 17/-. By 1703 Daniel is replaced by John Rich paying 19/4 but in 1706 no Rich is listed. He was mentioned in a deed dated 23 January 1696. Mentioned in a bond dated 23 Jan 1696, were Jonas Rich of Pond, yeoman, John Rich of Thurlstone, Emanuel Rich of Illians, Reynolds Rich of Hazlehead, all yeoman - Daniel Rich (of Smallshaw) was referee.
     Daniel was buried on 25 March 1697 in Cawthorne, Yorkshire.
     The administration of his estate was granted to Jonas Rich on 21 May 1697 at Yorkshire. Daniel Rich of Cawthorne, admon to Jona Rich filio. In July 1697 there were claims on his estate in the Quarter Session records as putative father of a bastard child begottien upon the body of Martha Outram.

Children of Daniel Rich

Daniel Rich

(6 November 1603 - 6 September 1679 or 1 October 1679)
     Daniel Rich signed his name as "Daniell Rich." He was christened on 6 November 1603 in Penistone, Yorkshire. Daniell, son of Amor Riche. He was described as the fifth son in January 1623/4. He was the son of Amor Rich and Alice Burdett. On 6 January 1623/24 Daniel Rich leased property from Amor Rich in 'Smallshaw', Thurlstone, Penistone, Yorkshire. Lease: Aymor Rich of Bullhouse, co, York to Daniell Rich his 5th son. 1/3 part of a messuage and lands at Smallshaw in Thurleston meer in the tenure of William and Edward Fyrth and an undivided 1/2 part of another 1/3 part of the same messuage in the tenure of William and Thomas Gleadhill, from the death of Aymor Rich for 100 years at an annual rent of 12d to Aymor Rich's heirs.
Daniel was party to a deed dated 20 & 21 June 1628 in re Smallshaw, Penistone, Yorkshire; 20 June - Revocation of lease. Whereas I the said Emor Rich of Bullhouse, did ... 6 January Jas 20 [1622/3]. pays 12d unto Daniell Rich my son 1/3 David and Daniel Rich my son, to make void leases of certain messuages in Smallshaw which had formerly made to them. In the tenure of Edward Mookeson. Witnessed 20 June Chas 4 [1628]. Signed Aymor Rich.
     21 June - Lease: Aymor Rich of Bullhouse yeoman to Daniell Rich, one of his sons 1/3 part of messuage called Smallshaw in the tenure of Aymor Rich, and the undivided 1/2 of 1/3 of the same messuage in the tenure of Edward ffyrth and John Tinker, for 100 years from the death of Aymor for a yearly rent of 1 shilling to Aymor's heirs. In witness ... 1624.
Daniel Rich married Mary Haugh-Haigh, daughter of William Haigh and Unknown Coldhill, on 24 June 1628 in Bradfield, Yorkshire. Daniell Rych & Marye Haughe, married June 24 1628 at Bradfield..
     Daniel Rich and Amor Rich were mentioned in a deed dated 2 March 1628/29 in Thurlstone, Penistone Yorkshire. David and Daniel Rich, younger sons of Aymor Rich of Bulhouse bound to John Marsden of Smalshawe in £10 to keep the covenants of a lease from Aymor Rich (late deceased) to the said John Marsden of 1/3 part of the messuage called Smalshawe from 1st March last for 21 years.
     Daniel and Daniel was a defendant in a court case on 28 February 1640/41 in Rotherham, Yorkshire. Daniel Riche of Stainborough, yeoman for on 28 Feb 1640/1, at Darton, breaking and entering a messuage and 10 acres of pasture commonley called Comberroide, in the peaceful possession of Robert Leake, and expelling him from such possession, and keeping him so expelled to this day. Witn., Rob. Leake. (At Large. Puts himself, not guilty, at Rotherham, 20 July 1641).
Daniel served under his brother William in the Parliamentary Army 1642. He is mentioned with William in Adam Eyre's diary in 1647 re hunting. He is also mentioned in his father's will in 1652. The official pedigree gives no wife or children, draft version gives details of marriage to Mary Haigh, etc.
     He is unlikely to be the Daniel Rich of Stainbrough, yeoman, mentioned 28 Feb 1640/1 at Darton breaking and entering a messuage and 10 acres of pasture, commonly called Comberroide, in the peaceful possession of Robert Leake...
     Eastwood's History of Ecclesfield in the notes on the Shaw family (p.473) states that in 1680 Daniel of Smallshaw had lands at Midhope which he left to Emor Rich, his second son, cousin to Elkanah Rich (husband of Margaret Shaw).
     This is probably the Daniel who bought lands from John Wainwright before 1691. He was described as "unsettled" by Oliver Heywood, and had son Daniel. [Hunter]..      
Daniel Rich paid 2/- land tax in 1642 in Thurlstone, Penistone, Yorkshire, England. The 1642 land tax for Thurlestone lists Daniel Rich paying 2/-, also Wm paying 3/- and Edward paying 3/4, Wm It..H paying 3/6 or 7/6 along with the widow Rich paying 1/6.
     In John Haigh's will dated 25 November 1645 in Midhope, Ecclesfield, Daniel Rich was named as executor of the estate.
A Dyurnall, or catalogue of all my accions & expences from the 1st of January 1646[7]. Adam Eyre:
     Jan 13. In the afternoon I went to Bullos to speak to Captaine Rich & met him in the Oxclose; and so home again
     Jan 14. Pm. Robin Cook came in to us I committed him prisoner & beat him in the presence of Capt Rich, Edward Hinchcliffe, Jo. Micklethwaite, Nich. Greaves, Jo. Cooke, Dan. Rich of Millhouse, & divers others….
     Jan 18. To Penistone, this day I gave Amor Rich to carry to my cos. Rawson, Ed., of Walkley for Michael Buxton of Manchester, which was due by my brother, and a letter
     Jan 22 To Bullhouse, where I spoke with Capt Rich & acquainted him with a meeting of the offices of the Army at York on Tuesday.
     Jan 24. … Then at noon Capt Rich came with me to Ernshaw's, where I spent 4d, & so came home
     Jan 25. In the morning I called on Capt Rich at Bullhouse, where I stayed halfe an hower by reason of the great rayne that then fell. After, hee & I went to Cawthron & called on Capt Shirt … Thence to Denby… then Wakefield were we stayed all night at the Mearemayd & spent 3s.
     Jan 26. .. Rode by Methley boat & so to York, so we went back to our lodging & spent 3/6. This day Rich wife abused mee about the lone of an horse very basely, so that I rid on Ed Mitchell's meare to York & home again.
     Feb 2. I went to Hornethwayte & carryed home Wm Rich his tow bookes.
     Feb 6. ... thence to Thurleston, where Cpt Rich … met me, and after that, home at night. I spent 6d at Frances in Thurleston,
     Feb 15. ... went to Bullhouse in the morning to speak to Capt Rich about passing our acct; & I allso wished him to borrow mee 20l [£] of his father, and to enquire of him whether hee was willing to buy Haslehead or not.
     Feb 18. I went to Bullhouse this norne, but Capt Rich was not at home
     Feb 19 ... Night, then I went to Bullhouse to Capt Rich, who told me his father was unprovided to deale with mee for the present; & after some other discourse about the auditing of our accounts, wee came together to the millne & parted.
     Feb 28. In the afternoon I went to Raynow [the name of an adjoining farm]
     March 2. About 9.30 Richard Hawkesworth & I rid to Hornthwayte & called on William Rich of Hornethwayte & went into & through Denby quarter & collected money of those whom wee mett and the rest promised to pay it to Rich & Hornthwayte before Sunday next; & parted at Gunthwayte Mill & promised to meet at Hornthwayt on Thursday for the same purpose; and so Wm Rich & I came homewards together & parted at his house & I came home at night.
     Mar 4. I went to Hornthwayte; thence to Waterhall; then to Hornthwayte again, where was John Mickelthwayte & Richard Hawksworth, who with Wm Rich & mee came to Eclans; so to Bullhouse, where Capt Rich went with us through the town to gather money towards the 40 l for the vicar & we were denied only by Jo. Scott, Wm Haigh & Rich. France.
     Mar 18. ... thence to Wm Jesop's where was Capt Rich, Wm Rich, Ralph Wordsworth & divers other parishioners, where we tendered to Mr Dickinson the summe of 40 l. upon condicion to leave us according to agreement but he refused
Signatories to certificate re Dickinson's removal, 8 March 1646/7
          Wm Rich [Bullhouse]
          Wm Rich [Hornthwaite]
      ...
          Jo. Priest     Ger Kay
          Uxor Greaves     Hen Haigh
          Tho. Haigh     Jo. Haigh
          Jo. Haigh     Thos. Haigh
          Jos Hinchcliffe     Nath. Greaves
     Papers at back of diary include
Nov 4 1646
     Petition to Committee of Goldsmith's Hall of parishioners of Penistone ... Re Wath Rectory ... Godfrey Bosvile, Esq. Member House of Commons
     Wm Bosvile, his sonne, esq
     Aymer Rich of Smallshaw
     Wm Rich of Bullhouse
     ...
     Wm Rich of Hornthwayte….
June 6 Sunday ... And after supper my wife with mee, who went at night to Millhouse to Aymor Riche's wife. Who was at church in the morning, and now in labour.
     June 15 After Capt Rich came hither & I went with him to Catshaw
     p. 114     Nov 2, 1648 I went to Smallshaw & talked with William & Dan Rich, who took tyme to me answer till Sat
     p. 117 Debts owing to me
     To Aymer Rich [of] Smallshaw
     p. 147 1 July 1647 I went with Capt Rich to the Bolsterstone & bowled all day & neither wonne nor lost, but spend 18d. Wee called at Shephouse as wee went, & I left £5 with Capt Rich to pay the Vicar for mee tomorrow.
     Sunday 25 July 1647 I went to Penistone to church ... and after sermon I spent with Silvanus Rich at Jessop's 6d.
     31st This morning came Wm Rich of Hornthwayte for his bill.
     Aug 2 ... and Wm Rich the constable came by us only
     Aug 3 wither came Capt Rich & the constable, who offered to rectify his accounts hitherto, & said the soldiers were to remove tomorrow.
     Aug 5 At night I lent Dan Rich of Millhouse my clock bagg
     Sunday August 8 .. in the afternoon I walked in the fields with John Milnes, who sayd hee would speake to Dan Rich of Smallshaw [his near neighbour] to help mee with some money, and his wife desyred to buy Haslehead.
     Aug 10 Capt Rich sent for mee to Smallshaw, to goe with him to Almondbury, to speak with Lawrence Castle ... Who went with Capt Rich to Bullhouse; & wee parted at the Coyle-pitt mills
     Sunday August 22. I came by way of Hornthwayte, Wm Rich asked if we would drink? & brought us some to the dore….
     Sep 30 I went with Capt Rich & his wife to Barnsley
     Sunday Oct 17. Yesterday ... I lent 3 of Dell's [army chaplain] again to Wm Rich of Hornthwayte, Jun., who willed mee meete his father at Catchaw tomorrow.
     Oct 18 to Catchaw, where Wm Rich passed his accompts
     Nov 11, Jo. Rich fetch my meare for John Miclethwayte, to whom I lent her
     p. 75. Nov 22. This morning Silvanus Rich & Reg Appleyard came hither
     Nov 27 1647 This morn I went over to Smallshaw to have record with Mary Greaves, but shee was not at home, so I came back again, and Daniell Rich came with mee to John Milnes at Floshouse, where we stayed til noone.
     Jan 24 1647//8 went on foot to Broad Oke [in the township of Gunthwaite] (& in the way I met Edward Rich of Royd, who wished me to go to Carlecoytes with him: & …) … & came home by Hornthwayte where I met Wm Rich at the dore, & so home, in all 8 miles.
. He's use of the property Aymor Rich of Smallshaw and others agree to the following uses of property of 132 acres in Thurlstone and Smallshaw to Aymor Rich for his life and then to Daniel Rich one of his sons was registered on 28 April 1652 in Thurlstone, Penistone Yorkshire.
He was mentioned in the will of John Haigh dated Nov 25 1645: Will of John Haigh of Middop yeoman - to be buried in church or churchyard of Bradfield - The sum of £50 remaining in (my) hands of the childs part or portion of Mary Street be raised soon as possible & paid to MY BROTHER WM RICH in discharge of the sd £50 he being also charged with 3rd child's part. Above & funeral exp being paid, remainder to be divided into 2 parts
     To my wife Elizabeth to have the one half in full satisfaction of all claims.
     To John Hobson of Dodworth & DANIEL RICH of SMALLSHAW my BROTHER IN LAW all my messuage in Silkston & lands thereto belonging now in occupation of John Swift to sell them to pay debts.
     Wife to have the education & tuition of Jonas Strete. To sd wife messuage wherein I live & the several romes in the same & also half of the outhouse & lands thereto belonging, said Elizabeth paying four marks by the year in such manner & to much use so hereafter is expressed.
     I make sd John Hobson & & Daniel Rich exors. To said exors the other half of the outhouses and lands etc in Middop afsd to hold the one half in ... & the other half in reversion after death of my sd wife paying during the life of my sd wife the sum of 26/8 to such uses as hereinafter expresssed and after the death osd wife the sum of 53/4 to such uses as hereafter expressed.
     The sd yearly rent I give to be paid out of my lands afsd for ever for & in my discharge of a gift of 10 pounds given by widow Savage of Middop decd to be by me disposed to the uses hereafter mentioned.
     To sd John Hobson & Daniel Rich a close in Langsett called the Royde paying to John Wainwright of Middop George Sanderson of the same Wm Cooke of the same & Thomas Hattersley of the same 4 pounds to be paid one half at Pentecost & the other at St Martin the Bishop, if twenty days in arrears thean ...
     I bequeath towards the maintenance of a preacher ... Middop chapel ... Several small legacies. Dated 25 Nov 1645. Signed. Witnesses John Priest, Humphrey Street, John D...
     Proved in London 17 July 1652 by Daniel Rich the surviving executor. Probate granted the ... of the Liberty of England with admon to Daniel Rich the surviving exec.

. He was an executor of John Haigh's estate on 17 July 1652 in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury.
     In Amor Rich's will dated 18 July 1652 in Thurlstone, Penistone Yorkshire, Daniel Rich was named as heir.
On 24 September 1653 Daniel Rich purchased property in Thurgoland, Silkstone, Yorkshire, on 24 September 1653. Bargain and sale between John Hobson of Dodworth, tanner, to Daniel Rich of Smallshaw, yeoman & Charles Usher of Dodworth, yeoman: a messauge or cottage in Thurgoland & closes called Gt Dickin Intack, the Paddock, Broom Close, etc. Consideration unspecified.
     Daniel Rich was mentioned in a deed dated 8 December 1653. Settlement. Thomas Burdett, son of John Burdett, of Nether Denby, deceased, to John Blakeley of Gunthwaithe and William (Kirke]) Rich of Stornessille. Messuage with houses and crofts in Netherby to uses in accordance with an agreement made between Thomas Burdett and Danyell (Kirke) Rich of Smallshay in Thurleston meare.
On 28 January 1653/54 Daniel Rich sold property in Smallshaw & Thurgoland, Penistone, Yorkshire. 28 January 1653 To all people to whom this Present writing shall come Daniell Rich of Smallshaw in the county of York yeoman and Charles Usher of Dodworth in the said county yeoman send greetings in our Lord everlasting. Know ye that we the said Daniell Rich & Charles Usher for Divers good causes & consideracons us hereunto moving HAVE given granted bargained sold enfeoffed confirmed AND by these presents So give grant bargaine sell enfeoff & confirm unto John Greenwood of Southill in the said county yeoman his heirs & assigns orever ALL that one mssuage cottage or tenement with thappurteneces situate lying & being in Thurgoland within the parish of Silkstone in the said county of York AND all the houses edifices buildings barns stables orchards gardens tofts crofts lands tenements & premises whatsoever thereunto belonging or appertaining and therewithall used occupied or enjoyed & late in the tenure & occupacon of one George Harrison deceased or of (his?) assignee or assigns AND also the several crofts or parcells of ground arable meadow or pasture comonly called or known by the several name or names hereafter mentioned (that is to say) one close of arable land meadow or pasture comonly called or knowne by the name of great Dickin paddock heretofore divided into two parts & now into three parts, one close of arable land meadow or pasture comonly called or known by the name of the paddock or by what other name or names the same are called, one spring wood containing by estimation one acre & a half of land be the same more or less, one close of arable land meadow or pasture comonly called or known by the name Broome close, one close of arable land meadow or pasture comonly called or known by the name of the Croft, one close of arable land meadow or pasture comonly called or or known by the name of Broad Croft and one parcell of ground arable meadow or pasture comonly called or known by the name of Little lane or by what other name or names (what)soever the same are called AND also all other houses edifices buildings lands tenementes & premises with thappurtenences late in the tenure or occupation of him the said George Harrison deceased or of his assignee or assigns under the demise of Lyon Bamford Esqire by lease but in being under the yearly rent of seven pounds, and also one close of arrable land meadow or pasture comonly called or known by the name of great Rasin? Intack, one close of arable land meadow or pasture comonly called or known by the name of Huthwaite Lee, AND one close of arable land meadow or pasture comonly called or known by the name of Long Lands now or late (in) the tenure and occupation of Priscilla Bamford widow or of her assigns also under the demise of the said Lyon Bamford at the yearly ent of nine pounds AND also all and all manner of tythes & grayne hay wool & lambe & all other tythes whatsoever yearly & from time to time coming growing & upon the premises with thappurtenences AND on Rencon? & Rencons? remainder & remainders all & singular premises above granted with thappurtenences and all the estate right tythe interest claim & demand whatsoever of them the said Daniell Rich & Charles Usher or either of them of in & the said granted premises & of in & to all & every piece & parcell thereof with thappurtenences AND all deeds evidences & writings touching & concerning the firm and true copies of all such other writings & touch or concern the same together with any other lands or tenements any now being in the posession & either of ye the said Daniell Rich [& Charles Usher (insert)] or of our assignes or which wee concern unto without suite in law TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the said essuage cottage tenement tofte crofte land tenements rents, heraditamentes & all other the prremises above mentioned with their & eine? of their appurtenences unto [(insert) the said John Greenwood his heir and assigns to the only proper use & behoof of] the said John Greenwood his heirs & assigns forever TO be held of the Cheif Lord or Lords of the of the Fee or Fees thereof by the rents & services therefore henceforth due and of right accustomed AND I the said Daniell Rich & my heires ALL the said essuage or tenement land tenements & premises above mentioned and meant to be granted bargained & sold as aforesaid unto the said John Greenwood his heirs & assigns to the only proper use & behoof of the said John Greenwood his heirs & assigns against me the said Daniell Rich & my heirs & all & any other person or persons claiming by from or under us or any persons shall & will warrant & forever defend by these presentes AND I the said Charles Usher & my heirs ALL the said messuage or tenement lands tenements & premises above mentioned & meant to be granted bargained & sold as aforesaid unto the said John Greenwood his heirs & assigns to the only proper use & behoof of the said John Greenwood his heirs & assigns against me the said Charles Usher & my heirs & all & evrey other person & persons claiming by from or under us or any of us shall and will warrant & forever defend by these presents.
     IN witness whereof the said Daniel Rich & Charles Usher have hereunto set our hands & seals the 28th day of January 1653.
     Daniel Rich Charles Usher
     Endorsed thus sealed & delivered & also full & peacable possession & seizen was had & deliverd by the within named Daniel Rich & Charles Usher in their proper possessions unto the within named John Greenwood in his proper possession of & in the messuage within mentioned in the names of all the lands & premises within expressed the day and year first within written in the presence of John Hobson, Richard Flather, William Senior his mark S, John Staniland his marke J S:
     Endorsed also thus M& (Memorandum) that the 30th day of January 1653, Willm. Senior, John Staniland & Mary Harrison widow tenants of the premises within mentioned did aforenamed)tenants unto the within named John Greenwood by the delivre of every one of them six pence in the name of aforenamed & have hereunto subscribed their names their names Willm. Senoir his mark, John Staniland his mark J S, Mary Harrison her mark M
. He was a juror at the manorial court on 18 October 1656 in Midhope, Ecclesfield, Yorkshire, Baron of Ann & Elizabeth daughters of Anthony Morewood for manor of Midhope held 18 Oct 1656. Jury: John Wainwright, Daniel Rich, etc.
     Daniel Rich was mentioned in the will of Christopher Greaves dated 24 September 1657.
Daniel 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 was the previous owner of property recorded 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.
     Daniel Rich and Daniel Rich were mentioned in a deed dated 15 January 1667/68 in Penistone, Yorkshire. Quitclaim I Daniel Rich of Thurlston, Penistone, heir apparent of Edward Rich, late of Milnhouse, yeoman, & David Rich, son & heir apparent of the said Daniel to Daniel Rich of Smallshaw, Penistone, yeoman (son of Emor Rich, late of Penistone, yeoman, deceased) Right to all messuages, buildings, lands etc. which the said Daniel Rich had by grant of the said Eamor Rich or by any other means in Penistone. Sealed & delivered in the presence of John Sotwell?, Will Rich. One Daniel signed the other made his mark - a sideways D. He was a juror at the manorial court between 1670 and 1671 of Alexander Stanhope, etc.. 11 Aug Chas II 1670. Jury John Wainwright, Daniel Rich... Reginald Priest, etc. He was also on the same Jury in 1671. Daniel Rich and Daniel Rich were mentioned along with Daniel Rich and Daniel Rich in the 1672 hearth tax list Thurlstone, Penistone.
     Daniel Rich and Daniel Rich were mentioned in a deed dated 14 November 1674 in Penistone, Yorkshire. Daniel Rich sr. & Daniel Rich jr. of Smallshaw release to Edward Hinchcliffe of Bilcliffe. Annuity? charged on two messuages in Bilcliffe in Langside.
Deeds relating to Abbot Birks farm in Thurlstone. In 1676 Daniel Rich of Smallshaw by his will bequeathed Abbot Birks to his son, Daniel Rich. In 1741 the property 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).
     Daniel Rich was mentioned in a deed dated 1676 in Smallshaw, Penistone. Deeds relating to Abbot Birks Farm in Thurlestone. In 1676 Daniel Rich of Smallshaw, by his will bequeathed Abbot Birks to his son Daniel Rich.
     Daniel Rich made a will dated 5 March 1676/77 in Thurlstone, Penistone Yorkshire. 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).



Daniel Rich was mentioned as tenant in the manor court rolls dated in 1678 in Bradfield, Yorkshire, In 1678 the verdict for the Soke of Bradfield shows Daniell Rich fined.
Daniel Rich was mentioned as tenant in the manor court rolls dated on 24 April 1679 in Bradfield, YKS, The verdict for the Soke of Bradfield shows Daniell Rich fined for not appearing. One of the Overseers of the Highways for Waldershelf bierlow was Daniel Rich ... By 1685 Emor Rich was listed in the same position.
     Daniel died on 6 September 1679 or 1 October 1679 in Penistone, Yorkshire. Rev Oliver Heywood states that Daniel Rich of Penistone parish, uncle to Sylv. Rich of Bullhouse, died Oct 1 1679 aged 76.. He was buried on 9 September 1679 in Penistone. Sepulti Daniel Rich de Smallshaw. He was mentioned as the previous tenant in the manorial court roll in Yorkshire, England, dated 24 September 1680, in Yorkshire . On September 24th 32 Charles II (1680), at the Court Baron of Alexander Stanhope Esq. & Henry Hall gent.: Daniel Rich of Smallshaw died since last Court & Emor Rich is his heir aged 30.

Children of Daniel Rich and Mary Haugh-Haigh

Daniel Rich

(4 January 1612/13 - 13 April 1698)
     Daniel Rich was christened on 4 January 1612/13 in Penistone, Yorkshire. Daniel son of Edward Rich the iiij [January] 1612/3. He was the son of Edward Rich.
Daniel Rich married Martha Shaw on 9 May 1639 in Frickley, Yorkshire. Daniel Rich, yeoman 27, Silkstone & Martha Shawe, spinster, 25, Frickley, there.
     Daniel and Daniel was a defendant in a court case on 28 February 1640/41 in Rotherham, Yorkshire. Daniel Riche of Stainborough, yeoman for on 28 Feb 1640/1, at Darton, breaking and entering a messuage and 10 acres of pasture commonley called Comberroide, in the peaceful possession of Robert Leake, and expelling him from such possession, and keeping him so expelled to this day. Witn., Rob. Leake. (At Large. Puts himself, not guilty, at Rotherham, 20 July 1641).
On August 5 1647 Adam Eyre records in his diary that he lent Dan Rich of Millhouse his clock bagg.
     In Amor Rich's will dated 18 July 1652 in 'Smallshaw', Thurlstone, Penistone, Yorkshire, Daniel Rich was named as heir.
     Daniel Rich and Martha Shaw were mentioned in a civil court action on 19 November 1654 in Wakefield. Indictment: Rich Daniel,Martha Rich
Barnsley --
And That Daniel Rich late [Barnsley?] of York Y--- Yeoman? Martha Wife of the said Daniel, Eliz--- Rich late of the same spinster & D--- Rich son of the said Daniel the Nineteenth day of November In the year 1654 at Thurleston afsd ---
.. Into one Messuage or dwelling house there --- situate & being, then in the peaceable possession of one John Roebuck & the freehold & inheritance of Silvanus Rich gen’, by force & arms unlawful - & by strong hand did make an entry into, whereas no such entry to them or any of them is given by the Law, & him the said John Roebuck from thence unlawfully & by strong hand did expulse & eject & him the said Silvanus Rich deseise & he the said John Roebuck so being expulsed & ejected & him the said Silvanus Rich deseized from the said Nineteenth day of November, in the year aforesaid, until the day of the taking of this Inquisition, by force & arms unlawfully & by strong hand did hold out & hitherto do hold out, to the great damage of the said John Roebuck & Silvanus Rich, Contrary to the Public peace, And Contrary to the form of the statute in that case made & provided./
[Left margin] Witnesses John Rich –sab-l [Isabell?] Rich
. Daniel Rich was the previous owner of property recorded 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.
     Daniel Rich and Daniel Rich were mentioned in a deed dated 15 January 1667/68 in Penistone, Yorkshire. Quitclaim I Daniel Rich of Thurlston, Penistone, heir apparent of Edward Rich, late of Milnhouse, yeoman, & David Rich, son & heir apparent of the said Daniel to Daniel Rich of Smallshaw, Penistone, yeoman (son of Emor Rich, late of Penistone, yeoman, deceased) Right to all messuages, buildings, lands etc. which the said Daniel Rich had by grant of the said Eamor Rich or by any other means in Penistone. Sealed & delivered in the presence of John Sotwell?, Will Rich. One Daniel signed the other made his mark - a sideways D.
     Daniel Rich and Daniel Rich were mentioned in the 1672 hearth tax list in Thurlstone, Penistone. ... Daniell Rich 3; Daniell Rich 1.
At Bradfield Waldershelf: Daniel Rich 4 (heading the list).
     Daniel Rich and Daniel Rich were named in the militia list taken in 1680 in Thurlstone, Penistone . In the 1680 muster rolls there were two Daniels chargeable to provide furnishings for one pikeman or musketeer (having £50 p.a. from property or £600 personal estate), Dan[niel] at Thurlestone, pikeman and Daniel at Bradfield, musketeer. Daniel Rich mentioned in the 1680 militia list in Bradfield, Yorkshire, with Daniel Rich and Daniel Rich. There are two Daniels chargeable (having £50 p.a. from property or personal estate worth £600): Da[niel] to furnish a pikeman at Thurlestone and Daniel, musketeer at Bradfield.
     Daniel was buried on 13 April 1698 in Penistone, Yorkshire. Daniel Rich de Catshaw.

Children of Daniel Rich and Martha Shaw

Daniel Rich

(before May 1641 - before 27 January 1725/26)
      Possibly 3 Daniels, one of Catshaw and another of Midhope who married Hellena Haigh 1663, & Bradfield (but Smallshaw) Daniel is separate.
     1672 & 1681 Daniel Rich is listed in the Waldershelf assessments (Bradfield), [possibly father & son] also listed in 1681 are David & Emor. [Ronksley Collection #12891].
     1679 April 24 Overseers of the Highways for Waldershelf byerlow: Daniel Rich. [Ronksley #7595].
     1690-92 documents concerning ancient sheepwalk of John Wainwright on Middoppe Common [a Wainwright held Jowet House] - "Note also that John Wainwright afsd was my uncle & it was he with John his son that sold part of their lands to Daniell Rich and that rest of them, John his son sold to me." John Greaves, So.... 1691. "Note that when they used this part of common with sheep as afsd then they had that Sillroyd & other lands which are since sold to Daniell Rich with their common right thereto belonging & which lands more proper or beneficial for the wintering sheepe on than mine & I think less lose in being eaten up at this spring." John Greaves. [Ronksley #5797].
     Abel his brother is also at Thurlstone paying 8/-, then 12/-. In 1642 his father Dan paid 2/-.
     Hey states that Daniel Rich of Smallshaw became a Quaker according to Yorkshire diaries, Surtees Society 65, 249-251; but is it this Daniel or his father?. Daniel Rich was born before May 1641 in Yorkshire. He was the son of Daniel Rich and Mary Haugh-Haigh.
Daniel Rich married Hellen Haigh on 11 May 1663 in Penistone, Yorkshire. Nupti Daniel Rich et Hellena Haigh. The marriage licence described them as Daniel Rich, yeoman 22 & Ellen Haigh, spinster, 20 of Penistone. Daniel Rich and Daniel Rich were mentioned along with Daniel Rich and Daniel Rich in the 1672 hearth tax list Thurlstone, Penistone.
     Daniel Rich was mentioned in the will of William Rich alias Peck dated 29 October 1673.
     Daniel Rich and Daniel Rich were mentioned in a deed dated 14 November 1674 in Penistone, Yorkshire. Daniel Rich sr. & Daniel Rich jr. of Smallshaw release to Edward Hinchcliffe of Bilcliffe. Annuity? charged on two messuages in Bilcliffe in Langside.
26 Dec 1674: Bond in £200: Daniell Rich of Smallshawe and John Wainwright jnr., Ralph Saunderson, William Cook and Thomas Hattersley all of Middop to Jonathan Beighton
of Hansworth, yeoman For peaceful possession by J. B. (from 25 March 1676)of 5 acres 2 r. 18 p. in the Townefeeld of Middop (adjoining W. side of lands allotted to R. S. and shortly
to be inclosed with a wall, further to Agreement between them, dated 12 December 1674); and for execution by them to him of any further assurances of the premises as he might request during the next 7 years: Witn. Daniel Rich junior, John Lockwood, Henr. Jackson, George Hey, Martin Jepson
.
Deeds relating to Abbot Birks farm in Thurlstone. In 1676 Daniel Rich of Smallshaw by his will bequeathed Abbot Birks to his son, Daniel Rich. In 1741 the property 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).
     In Daniel Rich's will dated 5 March 1676/77 in 'Smallshaw', Thurlstone, Penistone, Yorkshire, Daniel Rich was named as heir.
Quitclaim dated 9 Feb 1678: Daniel Rich, John Wainwright, Ralph Saunderson, William Cooke and Jonathan Beighton to Thomas Hattersley (all as DDBM/14/9 ), 4 closes or inclosures called Hassels and Meale and Bought, and Eldergreves, Narfolderings and Farfolderings (12 acres 3 r. 27 p.) in all in Middop: Further to an Agreement for 'the division and partition of the Townfield land of Middop', (12 December 1674). Reserving rights of way laid down in that Agreement. Witn. John Beighton, James Bagshawe, Martin Jepson, Henry Jackson.
     Daniel Rich and Daniel Rich were named in the militia list taken in 1680 in Thurlstone, Penistone . In the 1680 muster rolls there were two Daniels chargeable to provide furnishings for one pikeman or musketeer (having £50 p.a. from property or £600 personal estate), Dan[niel] at Thurlestone, pikeman and Daniel at Bradfield, musketeer.
     Daniel Rich and Daniel Rich were named in the militia list taken in 1680 in Bradfield, Yorkshire. There are two Daniels chargeable (having £50 p.a. from property or personal estate worth £600): Da[niel] to furnish a pikeman at Thurlestone and Daniel, musketeer at Bradfield.
On 19 June 1685 Daniel Rich purchased property in Smallshaw, Penistone, on 19 June 1685. Bargain and sale and counterpart: Elkanah Rich of Bulhouse to Daniell Rich of Smallshaye. Messuage called Smallshaye in Thurlestone and Thurlestone Meer with buildings and lands belonging and another messuage in Smallshaye for £600. Also bond in £1200 to keep the covenants.      
Daniel Rich paid land tax in 1692 and 93 in Thurlstone, Penistone, Yorkshire, England. In 1692 he paid £3/6/8 and in 93 he paid £5/0/6.
     Daniel Rich and Hellen Haigh were mentioned in a deed dated 23 August 1693 in Thurlstone, Penistone . Deed to lead the uses of a fine (and counterpart), Daniell Rich of Smalshaw and Hellen his wife, Josias Firth of Leader, parish of Kirkburton and Philippe Burdett of Denby agree that the fine to be levied concerning messuages in Thurlestone, High Greene and Gill Roydes shall be to the use of Daniell Rich. Daniel Rich was mentioned in a deed dated 23 January 1696. Mentioned in a bond dated 23 Jan 1696, were Jonas Rich of Pond, yeoman, John Rich of Thurlstone, Emanuel Rich of Illians, Reynolds Rich of Hazlehead, all yeoman - Daniel Rich (of Smallshaw) was referee.
He was a petitioner in Penistone, YKS, on 24 August 1699. He was widowed on 1 October 1703 in Yorkshire, England, on the death of his wife Hellen Haigh. Daniel Rich was mentioned in the marriage settlement for John Rich and Rebecca Shaw dated 26 April 1706. John Rich of Parkinhouse to Jonathan Shaw of Dungworth Storres and Daniel Rich of Smallshaw. A messuage in Thurlstone called Parkinhouse and all his other lands in Thurlstone in consideration of a marriage solmnized between John Rich, his second son and Rebecca Shaw sister of said Jonathan Shaw and of a marriage portion received with her, to stated uses.
     Daniel Rich was party to a land transaction 15 & 16 February 1708/9 in 'Smallshaw', etc, Thurlstone, Penistone, Yorkshire. Conveyance (lease and release) Daniell Rich of Smallshaw to Emor Rich of Smallshaw his son and heir apparent. A capital messuage called Smallshaw with buildings and lands in Thurlestone, a messuage called Abbot Birkes in Thurlston, a messuage at High Green, parish of Ecclesfield for 400 pounds and in consideration of an indenture of lease and release conveying lands at Middop and Langsett to the said Daniel Rich. Release (lease missing) between Emor Rich of Smallshay re messuages called Midophead and Popplewell house in Middop and closes called Nether, Middle and Overholm in consideration of an indenture of lease and release conveying messuages of Smallshaw, Abbot Birkes and High Green to the said Emor Rich.
     Daniel Rich was party to a land transaction on 16 February 1708/9 in Midhope, Ecclesfield, Yorkshire. Conveyance, release (lease missing): Emor Rich of Smallshay to Daniell Rich of Smallshay a messuage called Middophead and Popplewell house in and closes called Nether, Middle and overholm in consideration of an indenture of lease and release conveing messuages of Smallshaw, Abbot Birkes and High Green to the said Emor Rich.
     Daniel Rich made a will dated 26 April 1709 in Penistone, YKS. A copy of the 1709 will of Daniel Rich of Smallshay, Penistone was registered by Lydia Green in 1726. Will of Daniel Rich late of Smallshay in the parish of Penistone, yeoman, bearing date 26 April 1709 and concerning all and every messuages and tenements houses cottages, orchards, gardens etc. crofts, barns, buildings, lands, closes and parcells of land ... and not .... woods and uner... mines, qauarryes... etc. etc. in the townships, villages... of Midhope and Langsett and now & late in the tenure occupation of ... Signed and sealed by Lydia the wife of John Green of Yeat Holme in the said county ..
     Daniel died before 27 January 1725/26. John Hobson's diary states: 27th Jan 1725/6 At Peniston. Coz. Daniell Rich, of Smalshaw, was dead at Yateham, where he had resided a long time, with his daughter Green, and was to be buried tomorrow at the Quaker’s buriall place at Hoyland Swain. He was buried on 28 January 1725/26 in the Quaker burial ground, Hoyland Swain, Yorkshire. Dransfield states: Some of the Rich's would appear to have been Quakers. In the diary John Hobson of Dodworth Green...1725-6 Jan 27 at Penson - coz: Daniell Rich, of Smalshaw was dead at Yateham where he had resided a long time with his dauaghter Green and was to be buried tomorrow at the Quaker/s Burial place at Hoyland Swain.
     Daniel Rich and Lydia Rich were mentioned in a deed dated 15 April 1726 in 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.

Children of Daniel Rich and Hellen Haigh

Daniel Rich

(say 1675? - )
     Daniel Rich was also known as Daniel Rich (of Cawthorne) in records. He was born say 1675?.
     Daniel Rich was mentioned in a civil court action on 15 July 1697 in Wakefield, Yorkshire. He was orderd to pay maintenance for a bastard child of Martha Outram.

daughter Rich

(circa October 158? - )
     Daughter Rich was born circa October 158? In Penistone, Yorkshire. She was the daughter of Edward Rich and Elizabeth Turton.
Daughter Rich married Thomas Snydall before 1603.

daughter Rich

(circa 1580? - )
     Daughter Rich was born circa 1580? In Penistone, Yorkshire. She was the daughter of Edward Rich and Elizabeth Turton.
Daughter Rich married John Wordsworth before 1603.

daughter Rich

(before 1575 - )
     Daughter Rich was born before 1575 in Penistone, Yorkshire. She was the daughter of William Rich and Ann? Unknown.
Daughter Rich married James Mitchell before 1599 in Yorkshire.

daughter Rich

(circa 1550? - )
     Daughter Rich was born circa 1550? In Penistone, Yorkshire. She was the daughter of William Rich and Ann? Unknown.
Daughter Rich married William Hinchcliffe before 1570?.

David Rich

(before 1840 - )
     David Rich was born before 1840.
     David Rich arrived before 1842 at New Zealand.
     David resided at Auckland, New Zealand, 1842.

David Rich

(9 April 1601 - January 1633/34)
     David Rich was christened on 9 April 1601 in Penistone, Yorkshire. David filius Emor Rich nono die Aprilis.. He was the son of Amor Rich and Alice Burdett.
     David Rich and Capt William Rich were mentioned in a deed dated 12 February 1625/26 in Darton, Barnsley & Dodworth, Yorkshire. Exemplification of recovery: David Riche, pet. v. William Riche and ffrancis Jenkynson, tenants of 2 messuages, forty acres of land, 6 acres of meadow, 36 acres of pasture etc. in Darton, Barnsley and Dodworth. Vouchee to warranty: Edward Barbor, Hilary term 1625.
     David Rich and Amor Rich were mentioned in a deed dated 20 & 21 June 1628 in re Smallshaw, Penistone, Yorkshire. 20 June - Revocation of lease. Whereas I the said Emor Rich of Bullhouse, did ... 6 January Jas 20 [1622/3]. pays 12d unto Daniell Rich my son 1/3 David and Daniel Rich my son, to make void leases of certain messuages in Smallshaw which had formerly made to them. In the tenure of Edward Mookeson. Witnessed 20 June Chas 4 [1628]. Signed Aymor Rich.
     21 June - Lease: Aymor Rich of Bullhouse yeoman to Daniell Rich, one of his sons 1/3 part of messuage called Smallshaw in the tenure of Aymor Rich, and the undivided 1/2 of 1/3 of the same messuage in the tenure of Edward ffyrth and John Tinker, for 100 years from the death of Aymor for a yearly rent of 1 shilling to Aymor's heirs. In witness ... 1624..
David was party to a deed dated 2 March 1628/29 in 'Smallshaw', Thurlstone, Penistone, Yorkshire; David and Daniel Rich, younger sons of Aymor Rich of Bulhouse bound to John Marsden of Smalshawe in £10 to keep the covenants of a lease from Aymor Rich (late deceased) to the said John Marsden of 1/3 part of the messuage called Smalshawe from 1st March last for 21 years.
     David died in January 1633/34 in Penistone, Yorkshire, aged 32. He was buried in January 1633/34 in Penistone. Sepult. David Rich .ondetime [January] 1633/4.
     His will was proved on 12 February 1633/34 at Doncaster Deanery, Yorkshire. David Rich, of Smallshaw, Penistone, yeoman dated dated 4 Jan 1633/4.

David Rich

(1 April 1643 - before 14 September 1692)
     David Rich was christened on 1 April 1643 in Darton, Yorkshire. He must be the eldest son as is mentioned in the deeds relating to his grandfather, etc. He was the son of Daniel Rich and Martha Shaw. David Rich was mentioned in a deed dated 15 January 1667/68 in Penistone, Yorkshire. Quitclaim I Daniel Rich of Thurlston, Penistone, heir apparent of Edward Rich, late of Milnhouse, yeoman, & David Rich, son & heir apparent of the said Daniel to Daniel Rich of Smallshaw, Penistone, yeoman (son of Emor Rich, late of Penistone, yeoman, deceased) Right to all messuages, buildings, lands etc. which the said Daniel Rich had by grant of the said Eamor Rich or by any other means in Penistone. Sealed & delivered in the presence of John Sotwell?, Will Rich. One Daniel signed the other made his mark - a sideways D.
There is no David Rich listed in the 1672 Hearth Tax for South Yorkshire.
     David Rich was mentioned in the will of Silvanus Rich dated 22 November 1683.
David Rich married an unknown person before April 1690 in Yorkshire, England. David was present at Martha Rich's christening on 7 April 1690 in Penistone, Yorkshire.      
David Rich paid 18/8 land tax in 1692 in Thurlstone, Penistone, Yorkshire, England. He was not listed in 1693.
     David died before 14 September 1692 in Penistone, YKS. He was buried on 14 September 1692 in Penistone. Sepulti David Rich.
The Inheritance Disputes index mentions Dixon v Rich, regarding David Rich, testator.

Child of David Rich

Doris Rich

     Doris Rich was the daughter of Walter Frederick Rich and Amy Fox.

Doris Ellison Rich

(29 October 1887 - 7 November 1887)
     Doris Ellison Rich was born on 29 October 1887 in Burton St, Concord, New South Wales. October 29, at her residence, Clewer, Concord, the wife of H C Ellison Rich, of a daughter. She was the daughter of Hamor Charles Ellison Rich and Agnes May Gadsden.
     Doris died on 7 November 1887 in Concord, New South Wales. She was buried on 8 November 1887 in Enfield, New South Wales.

Dorothy? or Ann? Rich

(circa 1600? - )
     Dorothy? or Ann? Rich married Edward Barber. Dorothy? or Ann? Rich was born circa 1600?. She was the daughter of Amor Rich and Alice Burdett.
Michaelmas 1613 Dorothy? or Ann? Rich sold property in Penistone, Yorkshire. Richard Rich quer: Edw Barber sr & Ann his wife, Edw Barber jr. & Dorothy his wife, Robt Barber def. re Barn & toft in Thurleston & a moiety of a messuage & lands in Thurleston & Thurleston Meare.
     Dorothy? or Ann? Rich and Capt William Rich were mentioned in a deed dated 3 December 1628. Conveyance in trust (conterpart). Edward Barber of Gawberhall, Yks, to William Riche of Denbie Hall and Francis Jenkinson of Barnesley, 4 closes called the Great Roide, Broad yage, the Great New close and the Little New close in Darton and belonging to the messuage called Gawber Hall, to the use of the said Edward Barber, and Dorothy his wife for their lives and then to their issue; because certain lands of her jointure have been sold, to witt the halfield, the Great Fox Roide, Denge? Roide, Yatefield and Little Foxe Roide.

Edith Rich

(10 August 1748 - )
     Edith Rich was christened on 10 August 1748 in Tickhill, Yorkshire. She was the daughter of John Rich and Ann Smith.
Edith Rich married John Thorpe on 22 May 1769 in Tickhill, Yorkshire.

Edith R Rich

(circa 1870 - )
     Edith R Rich was born circa 1870. She was the daughter of William Rich and Mary Unknown. Joseph, Martha, Mary and Edith were listed as the children of William Rich in the 1881 census in 21 Bowring Road, Lezayre, Isle of Man, UK.

Edmund Rich

(1869 - )
     Edmund Rich was born in 1869. He was the son of Frank West Rich and Mary Elizabeth Elliott. Edmund and Roland were listed as the children of Frank West Rich in the 1871 census in 10 Bath St, Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.

Edward Rich

(before June 1838 - )
     Edward Rich was born before June 1838 in Berkshire. An Edward Rich was registered in the fourth quarter of 1837 in St James RD (Westminster) London, but he may be the son of Wm Rich in the 41 census. He was the son of Hamor Rich and Mary Elizabeth South.
     Edward Rich appeared on the 1841 census in the household of John Rich and Mary Keen in Adelaide Square, New Windsor, Berkshire.

Edward Rich

(14 July 1806 - 27 January 1879)
     Edward Rich was born on 14 July 1806 in Gloster Row, London, England. He was the son of John Rich and Mary Keen. Edward Rich was christened on 7 September 1806 in St Leonard, Shoreditch.
Edward Rich married Maria Unknown before 1834?. An Edward Rich & Maria Mason, both single of this parish were married by banns on 29 May 1837 at St James, Clerkenwell, in the presence of Wm Webb & F? Burwash. Banns were called 14, 20 & 28 May.
Edward Rich, bachelor & Maria Mason, spinster ... ending Aug ... (May 1837).
There is no record of children born to them in New Zealand or London..
An Edward Rich was crew on the Children which departed Launceston 29 Oct 1837 for Portland Bay - this seems unlikely. [CR:]Edward Rich was listed as a Freeman of the city of London on 6 May 1839. Edward Rich, aged 30, son of John Rich of Windsor, Berkshire, Gent occupying premises in no. 52/32 Walbrook in the parish of St Stephens, in the ward of Walbrook, and carrying on the business of a tea dealer, do hereby apply to be admitted to the Freedom of the City of London, by redemption ...
     Edward Rich arrived per "Clifton" on 23 September 1841 at Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Mr Edward Rich arrived Sydney as the only passenger per "Clifton" 23 Sep 1841, 283 tons, from London. Departed Downs 22 May, lading merchandize, general cargo, 1 cabin passenger, 15 crew.
     Edward Rich arrived per "Shamrock" on 25 November 1841 at Auckland, New Zealand.
     Edward resided at Auckland, between 1842 and 1844.
The Auckland Standard: April 25 1842 p.1(3) had Edward Rich of Lower Queens St, advertising goods for sale. Of Epsom [Auckland Library: 35].
Aug 11 1842 p.1(3): With others requests the Sheriff to call a meeting re a memorial to the Governor re the depressed state of the colony & means of relief.
The Auckland Chronicle: Aug 30 1843 advertises goods for sale. S.C. 1843 April 22.
S.C. June 10 p.1(3): With others signs farewell address presented to Mrs Hobson.
S.C. 1843 Aug 5 p.3(2): Store flooded when Ligar Canal burst its banks.
Auckland Chronicle 1843 Nov 1 p.1(1) & S.C. Oct 3: A cutter will sail weekly to the Tamaki from Rich's new wharf, Commercial Bay. Apply John Scott or Edward Rich.
Oct 14: Advertisement: Will purchase flax. S.C. p.1(1).
Nov 18 Adv: NZ cordage and blocks for shipping turned from NZ wood for sale. S.C. p.1(4).
Dec 2 Adv: NZ wheat for sale. S.C. p.2(1).
Dec 9 p.2(1): New vaulted brick bonded store open, built upon solid rock excavated at bottom of Queens St S.C. p.2(1); building commended p.3(2).
Dec 30 Introduced to Fitzroy at Govt House levee. S.C. p.3(1).
His warehouse in Queen St, to be used by Customs Dept. [Auckland Library reference: 34 3 p.289]. Edward was a customs agent from 1843, in New Zealand.
     Edward and John resided at Queen St, Auckland, New Zealand, 1844. Edward Rich, Queen St merchant; John Rich Queen St, settler.
Jan 6, 1844: Scale of charges at his new Bonded Store, Queen St. S.C. p.1(3).
Jan 27: calls tenders for the erection of a malthouse S.C. p.2(1).
June 15: With others , chosen to give evidence to Legislative Council on financial state of the colony. S.C. p.2(3), 3(2).
June 29: NZ flour for sale S.C. p.1(2).
Aug 31: Notice re the financial affairs of Captain Robert Milne, of Sydney, a partner of Ranulf Dacre. S.C. p.1(4).
Nov 23: Malting house now in course of erection: will be ready for ensuing crop of barley. S.C. p.1(4).
Queen St, merchant [A.L.: 34 4 (43)].
St George's Bay [A.L.: 35].
Summoned to attend Legislative Council re Customs Amendment Bill (no.2) [A.L. 26 5 p.52].
     Edward resided at Queen St, Auckland, 1845. His status: owner of property, occupation: merchant bonded store, and also listed at Albert Street, status: occupant, occupation: merchant and as the owner of unoccupied property at St George's Bay Road, merchant.
1845: Queen St: owner & occupier, bonded store; Occupation: merchant [A.L.35; 34 5 (20)].
Albert St (occupier - owner: WC Daldy) [A.L. 35].
Will move to Brick store a the extreme end of Queens St. [A.L. 27a 12 p.1(2) advt].
Unclaimed letter. New Zealander Sep 6 p.1(4).
St Andrews Anglican Church 100 St Andrews Rd, Epsom, Auckland: has on the door: This site, the gift of Edward Rich, had a chapel built on it in 1846. This church in the Selwyn tradition was designed by the Rev Dr Kinder and built in 1867. See his brother John for possible voyages to and from New Zealand and Australia. Note the George Rich (of the Dyer group) also gave money to the Epsom Anglican church..
     Edward resided at Auckland, 1846. His occupation was listed as: store.
In 1847 he was mentioned at Albert St, Auckland as a bonded store-keeper.
1848: Advertisment: Queen St. He is not on the Jury List.
     Edward Rich arrived on 26 November 1848 at Auckland. Mr Rich to NZ. There are other references for Mrs Rich & children, but there was another Rich family in New Zealand at this time.
On 21 April 1849 he advertised his bonded store in Queen Street.
     Edward resided at Gilbert St, Auckland, from 1850 to 1852. In 1850 he was a merchant; in 1851 a settler; in 1852 a merchant.
In 1851 his brick cellar in Queen St (rented) approved to receive goods under bond 34a 4(66); Land Commission & Estate Agent; advts New Zealander July 12 p1(2).
     Edward resided at Auckland, from 1853 to 1857. Edward Rich, Queen St, Merchant. Jury list. New Zelander Feb 5 p.4; 1855-57 Queen St, commission agent, householder.

1855/1658 From: Charles Taylor, Chief Commissioner Waste Land Board, Auckland To: Colonial Secretary, Auckland Date: 25 May 1855 Subject: Respecting his duties as Commissioner of Crown Lands for Province of Auckland
1855/1419 From: William Brown, Superintendent, Auckland To: Colonial Secretary, Auckland Date: 10 May 1855 Subject: Relative to Mr Taylor's Commission as Commissioner of Crown Lands
1855/1341 From: William Brown, Superintendent, Auckland To: Colonial Secretary, Auckland Date: 3 May 1855 Subject: Relative to Mr Taylors Commissioner as Commissioner of Crown Lands being sent through the Superintendent's Office
1855/1189 From: William Brown , Superintendent, Auckland To: Colonial Secretary, Auckland Date: 17 April 1855 Subject: Requesting Chief Commissioner may be appointed Commissioner of Crown Lands
1855/956 From: William Brown, Superintendent, Auckland To: Colonial Secretary, Auckland Date: 22 March 1855 Subject: Has appointed Mr C J Taylor Chief Commissioner of Waste Lands Board
1855/916a From: William Brown, Superintendent, Auckland To: Colonial Secretary, Auckland Date: 16 March 1855 Subject: Requesting to know who is Commissioner of Crown Lands
- 1855/1798 From: Edward Rich, Custom House Agent, Auckland To: Colonial Secretary, Auckland Date: 7 June 1855 Subject: For remission of duty on wine for Office of 65th Regiment
1855/1800 From: William Brown, Superintendent, Auckland To: Colonial Secretary, Auckland Date: 7 June 1855 Subject: For copies of all dispatches concerning the Waste Lands of the Crown in New Zealand which have been received from loan since March 1853
1855/1690 From: William Brown, Superintendent, Auckland To: Colonial Secretary, Auckland Date: 29 May 1855 Subject: To know if any dispatches have been received from Home Government since Governor Grey's regulations March 1853 relative to Waste lands of the Crown     
Enclosed:
1855/2199 From: Arthur Falcasser, Auckland To: Colonial Secretary, Auckland Date: 9 July 1855 Subject: For employment in the Public Service
- 1855/2201 From: William Young, Collector of Customs, Auckland To: Colonial Secretary, Auckland Date: 9 July 1855 Subject: Abstracts etcetera for week ending 7 July 1855
- 1855/2202 From: W B White, Sub Collector, Mongonui [Mangonui] Date: 9 July 1855 Subject: Abstracts etcetera for week ending 9th June Week ending 30th June 1855
1855/2203 From: Edward Rich, Auckland To: Colonial Secretary, Auckland Date: 9 July 1855 Subject: For permission to land wine imported ex "Coswell" for the use of a Military Officer
1855/2205 From: Bain and Company, Auckland Date: 10 July 1855 Subject: For Collector of Customs to deliver free of duty wine for Officers Mess 58th Regiment
1855/2206 From: Charles William Ligar, Surveyor General, Auckland To: Colonial Secretary, Auckland Date: 10 July 1855 Subject: Accounts for approval J J Wilson for Surveying £195:8:4     
1855 Department of Internal Affairs, Head Office.
     In John Rich's will dated 2 November 1855 in Ewell, Surrey, Edward Rich was named as heir.
From: Edward Rich, Custom Agent, Auckland Date: 7 January 1856 Subject: For Remission of duty on wine for use of Officers Mess 58th Regiment
1856 Department of Internal Affairs, Head Office. From: Edward Rich, Auckland Date: 9 October 1856 Subject: For remission of duty on wine for Officers Mess 58th Regiment
1856 Department of Internal Affairs.
From: Edward Rich, Auckland Date: 27 October 1856 Subject: For remission of duty on wine for 58th Mess Certificate of President enclosed
1856 Department of Internal Affairs, Head Office.
From: Edward Rich, Auckland Date: 9 August 1857 Subject: For remission of wine for Mess 58th Regiment.
1857 Department of Internal Affairs, Head Office [record group] Wgtn. From: Edward Rich, Custom Agent, Auckland To: Colonial Secretary, Auckland Date: 16 April 1858 Subject: For remission of duty on wine for 58th Regiment.
The 1860 NZ government gazette published a list of 22 people licenced to act as Customs House Agents at the port of Auckland for the ending 31 Dec 1860 which included Edward Rich, Queen-street wharf, Auckland.
     Edward resided at Wakefield Street, Auckland, between 1867 and 1869. Auckland City East - Wakefield St, dwelling, but not listed there from 1872.
On 12 Feb 1876 an Edward Rich of Auckland applies for employment but no vacancies available.
     Edward resided at Albert St, Auckland, New Zealand, 1878.
     Edward died of apoplexy on 27 January 1879 in Baker Street, Auckland, New Zealand, aged 72. His death certificate described him as aged 75, born in Ewell Yorkshire (sic), a Customs House agent and he had one male and one female living issue. He had been 36 years in the colony.
The New Zealand Herald 30 Jan, listed a death notice: On Jan 27, Mr Edward Rich. The funeral will leave his late residence Baker Street, 3 o'clock this day. Friends please accept this invitation. There is no record of probate in New Zealand. He was buried on 30 January 1879 in Symonds Street cemetery, Auckland. The Anglican Sexton's list has Edward & Mrs Rich at Block K 135 and K 136. The St Paul's register has Edward Rich buried 30 January 1879 aged 75 years of Baker Street.

Children of Edward Rich and Maria Unknown