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Moorhouse names , 1650-1744 free
Posted by: Susan Roberts Date: February 03, 2002 at 02:39:55
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I came across a good reference in the Genuki website, Yorkshire, Church Records. The Rev. Heywoods Register of Non-conformists for 1650 -1702 and Rev . Dickinson's Register have Marriages and Births indexed by Patricia Hayward and Baptisms indexed by Tania Willis Johnson. I read all of these today and have picked out all the Moorhouse/Moorehouse/Morhouse names to help other researchers and hopefully save others some time.If you print this out please observe copyright and acknowledge the source as requested by Genuki.I have used their old spelling.
HEYWOOD REGISTER(1650-1702)Northowram(West Riding Yorkshire)
* Mary Moorehouse married John Armitage of Lidiat at Kirkburton Parish on 21 July, 1679
* Matthew son of George Moorhouse was baptised 1st June,1690
*John Moorhouse in Burton Parish near Lydiatt died June, 1679 aged 76
* Thomas Moorhouse of Kirkburton Parish buried Nov. 29, 1679 aged 70
* Mr Moorhouse , Vicar of Rotheran, died Aug.5th, 1690 "an old man, had bin a N.C. 8 years, succeeded Mr Bovil." Note: I assume N.C. stands for 'non conformist'.They kept track of them and made them pay yearly fines if they didn't conform and give money to the church/king.
*John Armitage of Lidyat died age 68 on April 22nd...Note: This is mentioned as the possible father of John Armitage who married Mary Moorehouse in 1679. A Lady Armitage,Sir John of Kirkley's mother died Feb 1695/6 and was buried Feb. 10 ...from Hardgar Hall at Hardgar Church.
FROM "DICKENSON'S REGISTER" (1702-1744)Northowram
*1690- Baptism,Matthew Moorhouse son of George
*May,7,1704- Bapt.Thomas Moorhouse son of George
*Aug.13,1706-bapt.Elizabeth Moorhouse d. of John (of Oxheys near Norwoodgreen)
*Nov. 10,1709-bapt.Susanna Moorhouse d. of John (as above)
*June 5,1712- bapt.Henry Moorhouse s. of John (as above)
*Nov.16,1715-bapt. Stephen Moorhouse s. of John (as above)
*Nov.2,1715-Moorhouse Widow (of Norwood green died at her sons at Norwood green and buried at Kildwick.)
*Sept.27th, 1727- Tho.(Thomas?) Morhouse (near HulmFirth) and Mrs Earnshaw married at Halifax.
*Buried-1738- Henry Moorhouse.This person was from London and was the brother of one of Dickenson's maids.Quote:" His scull was broke by a stroke which a Maid servant gave him a few days before ."
*Dec.24th,1717- Buried-Thomas Morhouse, son of John (near Norwoodgreen) Note: different spelling of surname from Baptism to burial notation.
*Sept.25th,1718-Buried...Morhouse, wife of George (HulmeFirth)
*April 27,1743-Buried- John Moorhouse (Pudsay)

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