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Dewhurst of Beardwood Green #2
Posted by: Theresa Dewhurst Date: October 13, 1998 at 11:32:11
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John Dewhurst, Junior, was a juror also on that Survey. "John Dewhurst of Blackburn, freeholder", is named in 1657.
Thomas Dewhurst, of Billinge Carr, buried Janet, his wife, April 24th 1656.
Arthur Dewhurst of Blackburn (a son of William who died in 1639) was buried March 8th, 1679. His son roger died in Oct, 1675.
Thomas Dewhurst of Blackburn, had a son John, born in 1675.
Richard Dewhurst, of Blackburn, son of Thomas, had a son Daniel, born in 1674.
James Dewhurst, of Blackburn, yeoman, was buried April 7th, 1763.
John Dewhurst of Blackburn, yeoman, died in March 1765.

That's all that was written about the Dewhurst family of Blackburn and area in the book "History of Blackburn Town and Parish" by Wm Alexander Abram, pub 1877 in Blackburn by JG&J Toulmin.
I hope someone will be able to make use of these. Please keep me in mind if you do. I've a James Dewhurst born in 1796 Blackburn that I'm stuck on.


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