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some RISHWORTHs in New Zealand

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some of the RISHWORTHs in New Zealand:

1. 1899-1985 Ada Eleanor Rishworth
- didn't marry
- died aged 86 in Palmerston North 1985
- was living at Lockhart Ave Palmerston North
- cremated at Kelvin Grove

2. Rishworth, Agnes Hitching (1849 - 1864)
- daughter of John RISHWORTH & Jane Gladys SHIERS
- born in Bingley, West Yorkshire, England
- died aged 15 in Bingley

3. Rishworth, Alfred Charles (1901 - 1978)
- married Maud LONDON 1924

4. Rishworth, Cyril Lackland (1898 - 1976)
- born Bingley Cottage, Taranaki St, Wellington
- grew up in Lower Hutt
- Cyril was a baritone singer, performing numerous times on radio

5. Rishworth, Edward Percival 'Percy' (1869 - 1930)
- born in Christchurch
- married Georgina Patience LACKLAND in Wellington 1894
- Georgina was a daughter of George Lackland of Greytown
- was on the Grand Jury in Nelson in 1901 & 1908
- married Blanche Beatrice BURT in 1908, widow of Ernest Broderick JONES whom she married in 1893
- was at the Lower Hutt Ratepayers Meeting in 1910
- was a candidate for the Hutt and Petone Borough Councils 1913
- was the secretary of the Petone Bowling Club 1913


6. Rishworth, Ella (1890 - 1938)
- daughter of Emanuel RISHWORTH & Jean Ann McKISSOCK
- she married Lewis BARCLAY in 1914

7. Rishworth, Emanuel (1832 - 1924)
- born in Bingley, West Yorkshire, England to John RISHWORTH & Jane Gladys SHIERS
- he was a Fellmonger, emigrating to Dunedin in 1862
- lived at 68 Norwood St, North East Valley Dunedin
- he married Jane Ann McKISSOCK in 1886
- Jane emigrated from Scotland about 1877

8. Rishworth, Francis Palmer 'Frank' (1874 - 1945)
- son of Rev John Shiers RISHWORTH & Emily Sarah PALMER
- went to school in Christchurch & Oamaru
- married Evangeline BULL 1905

9. Rishworth, Gladys Jane Shiers (1888 - 1968)
- born in Dunedin
- lived at 8 Montague St Dunedin
- married Thomas Edward MORGAN in 1922

10. Rishworth, Henry Shiers 'Harry' (1872 - 1954)
- went to school in Christchurch & Oamaru
- moved to Hornsby NSW Australia

11. Rishworth, Horace Wilfred (1881 - 1946)
- born in Christchurch to Rev John Shiers RISHWORTH
- went to Richmond Boys School, before moving to Onehunga
- married Nora Catherine BENNETT 1913
- a son, Peter Shiers Rishworth, was killed in action WWII 1943
- Horace was a Dentist
- he died in Masterton

12. Rishworth, Hugh Clifford (1883 - 1962)
- married Anne Muriel COAD 1912
- died in Whangarei, buried Maunu

13. Rishworth, James Francis 'Frank' (1897 - 1949)
- married Grace Emily MARLIN 1938

14. Rishworth, Jane Selina (1839 - 1864)
- born in Bingley, Yorkshire to John RISHWORTH & Jand Gladys SHIERS
- died in Bingley aged 25

15. Rishworth, John (1802 - 1875)
- of Keighley, Yorkshire, England
- married Jane Gladys SHIERS
- at least 2 of their children emigrated to NZ

16. Rishworth, John Norman (1876 - 1947)
- born in Blenheim
- he attended schools in Oamaru & Richmond Boys & Nelson College
- he was a Dentist in Onehunga, Auckland specialising in "gold filling and artificial teeth"
- he was a member of the Borough Council and also held the position of Worshipful Master of Lodge Waiuku, No. 90, and Grand Master of the Loyal Manukau Lodge, I.O.O.F.,M.U.
- he married Ethel Eunice WATKIN in 1903

17. Rishworth, John Shiers (1895 - 1958)
- son of Emanuel RISHWORTH & Jane Ann McKISSOCK
- nothing else known about him at this time

18. Rishworth, Leonard Sydney (1879 - 1959)
- son of Re John Shiers RISHWORTH & Emily Sarah PALMER
- nothing else known about him at this time

19. Rishworth, Margaret (1893 - 1948)
- born in Dunedin
- she married David Samuel MORGAN in 1920
- he was a son of Samuel MORGAN & Elizabeth 'Betsy' BICKLEY
- she died in Cambrian, Central Otago

20. Rishworth, Mary Elizabeth (1834 - 1839)
- a daughter of John RISHWORTH & Jane Gladys SHIERS
- she died aged 5 in Bingley, Yorkshire

21. Rishworth, Peter Shiers (1915 - 1943)
- born in Masterton
- son of Horace Wilfred RISHWORTH & Nora Catherine BENNETT
- Peter was killed in action in WWII at the age of 28
SERIAL NUMBER - NZ412740
RANK LAST HELD - Flying Officer
CAMPAIGNS - Pacific
LAST UNIT SERVED - Royal New Zealand Air Force, 18 Squadron
PLACE OF DEATH - Pacific
MEMORIAL NAME - Bourail Memorial, Bourail New Zealand War Cemetery, New Caledonia
MEMORIAL REFERENCE - Panel 4.

22. Rishworth, Reverend John Shiers (1840 - 1919)
- born in Yorkshire England
- he emigrated to New Zealand about 1862
- he married Emily Sarah PALMER in 1868
- they lived in Christchurch, Blenheim and Auckland
- he died in Devonport, Auckland

23. Rishworth, Stanley Alfred (b.1871)
- son of Re John Shiers RISHWORTH & Emily Sarah PALMER
- nothing else known about him at this time

24. Rishworth, Susannah (1833 - 1864)
- daughter of John RISHWORTH & Jane Gladys SHIERS
- born in Yorkshire, England
- died aged 31

25. Rishworth, Thomas (b.1836)
- son of John RISHWORTH & Jane Gladys SHIERS
- born in Yorkshire, England
- nothing else known

26. Rishworth, William Henry (1891 - 1916)
- born in Dunedin
- son of Emanuel RISHWORTH & Jane Ann McKISSOCK
- he was a carpenter
- he died of wounds in WWI
SERIAL NUMBER - 11340
FIRST KNOWN RANK - Private
NEXT OF KIN - Emanuel Rishworth (father), Main Road, North-east Valley, Dunedin, New Zealand
SON OF - Emanuel and Jane Ann Rishworth, of 68, Hawthorne St., North East Valley, Dunedin.
BODY ON EMBARKATION - New Zealand Expeditionary Force
EMBARKATION UNIT - 12th Reinforcements Otago Infantry Battalion, D Company
EMBARKATION DATE - 1 May 1916
PLACE OF EMBARKATION - Wellington, New Zealand
TRANSPORT - HMNZT 51
VESSEL - Ulimaroa
DESTINATION - Suez, Egypt (9 June 1916
LAST UNIT SERVED - Otago Infantry Regiment, 2 Battalion, D Company
PLACE OF DEATH - United Kingdom to France
BURIED - Walton-on-Thames

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