Tuesday, 15 May 2018

Turton Churchwardens 1670 - 1791

An Account of the Churchwardens in Turton and Longworth since the year 1670


Bolton Archives reference PTU/1

1670 Chris: Horrocks
1671 Richard Longworth
1672 Roger Nuttall
1673 John Longworth in Longworth
1674 Will: Horrobin for Dinen[?]holme[?]
1675 Will: Horrobin for Ric: Orrell
1676 Hugh Woods
1677 John Longworth in Longworth
1678 John Longworth in Longworth
1679 John Orrell Snr.
1680 Ralph Brooks
1681 Lawrence Ward in Longworth
1682 Richard Dewhurst
1683 Richard Haworth
1684 Will: Horrobin for tho: bronne[?]
1685 Tho: Mayolh [sic] in Longworth
1686 Will: Kershaw snr.
1687 Richard Orrell hired[?] for t[?]owne ?n?
1688 Lawrance Haworth for Mr. Isherwood
1689 Thomas Taylor in Longworth
1690 Will: Woods
1691 Thomas Meddowcroft
1692 Henry Ashworth for Oaks
1693 Ric: Valentine in Longworth
1694 Rich: Low
1695 Giles Marsh
1696 Thurstan Bradley for Joseph Nort?
1697 Roger Haslam in Longworth
1698 James Hoult
1699 Simon Lomax
1700 Thomas Kerkham
1701 Tho: Taylor for Law: Halwell? in Longworth
1702 Will: Woods
1703 Ralph Orrell hired[?] Orrell Fould
1704 John Batersbey
1705 Will: Walmesly in Longworth
1706 Rich: Rawstron for John Orrell oth? uper? houses?
1707 John Haslam for Egertons
1708 John Thomasson for Longworth
1709 John Horrocks for Longworth
1710 Franc: Taylor
1711 Richard Low
1712 John Woods Wod End
1713 James Cunlife in Longworth
1714 Andrew Haworth
1715 Robert Wood for Barlowes
1716 John Horrocks
1717 John Halwell in Longworth
1718 John Knowles
1719 Will: Lomax
1720 Tos: Bromley
1721 James Gregson in Longworth
1722 Ric: Orrell for Ralph Orrell
1723 Tho Rawstron
1724 John Taylor Timberbotham
1725 Danill Longworth in Longworth
1726 John Entwisle Batrige
1727 Henry Hardman
1728 John Mather
1729 Roger Haslam in Longworth
1730 John Haworth for his own Estate
1731 Evan Dewhurst
1732 John Haworth hired for Nicolas Kershaw Brownefield
1733 John Hallewell in Longworth
1734 John Mason
1735 Edmond Woods
1736 John Warburton
1737 Tho: ?nle? for Longworth
1738 James Hoult Top Turton
1739 James Thomasson for Pars
1740 Thomas Fogg
1741 Robert Barlow for Longworth
1742 Willm: Holt for Kennions
1743 Willm: Mayoh for Rushtons
1744 John Marsh for Cousons
1745 Hugh Wittle for Longworth
1746 James Knowles
1747 Cris Rawstron
1748 John Nuttall - Brookes
1749 Richd Hamson for Longworth
1750 Samll. Hamer at Great Oak
1751 John Orrell Moside
1752 John Kershaw
1753 Thomas Halwell for Longworth
1754 Thomas Kay
1755 Nathan Kay
1756 James Lomax Tarkingtons
1757 Peter? ????? Longworth
1758 Edmund Whew???
1759 ?????????? for Bradley
1760 Rob: Mason for Coopers
1761 James Holden in Longworth
1762 James Lomax for Nabb
1763 James Howarth Medowcrofts
1764 John Orrell for Orrell Fold
1765 Thomas Longworth for Longworth
1766 John Knowles for Heydocks
1767 John Wood
1768 Richard Orrell for Upphouses
1769 Henerey Bury for Longworth
1770 Henry Ashworth
1771 John Lomax for land
1772 John Ormorod for Top oth Brow
1773 Samuell Marsden Longworth
1774 John Knowles Grindle end
1775 James Holt Little Moor
1776 John Haworth Pilkingsons
1777 John Hampson Longworth
1778 Lawrence Haworth
1779 John Kay Lower House
1780 James Kay Buffs
1781 James Longworth Longworth
1782 James Marsh Grindle End
1783 Moses Whewell for Cranshaw's
1784 Saml Holt for Nathaniel Haslam Ramsdens
1785 Longworth
1786 John Crook for Cockcarr
1787 Benjamin Helm for Sharrocks
1788 Richard Thomason for Serjiants
1789 Longworth John Whittle
1790 Samuel Knowles for Rammels
1791 John Kershaw for Branfield