The RATHBONE Families in
The main RATHBONE Family of Liverpool
(ex Gawsworth, Cheshire) is well documented, and every member on this very
large family has been identified. A great many of the family's documents
and photographs are held by Special Collections and Archives at the University
of Liverpool. SeeThe
Trying to identify Arthur
RATHBONE (c1850-1868) who was lost at sea on the ship "Margaret
Longton" on the voyage from Swansea to Valparaiso on 14 May 1868, when
he was 18. He was the second son of an Emma (RATHBONE?) DUTTON, wife
of Robert George Elliott DUTTON of Liverpool, who died on 5 March 1885.
No birth registration has been found for this Arthur RATHBONE in 1849-1851
Searching for the parents of
Jane RATHBONE who
married Thomas OLIVER at Farnworth St Luke in 1835.
Searching for informationr regarding
Thomas Higginson RATHBONE
/ RATHBORNE (c1845-1872),
a hammer driver of Openshaw, son of William RATHBORNE,
when he married in 1867.
No birth registration found.
Searching for the family and descendants of
Theodore Vigars RATHBONE
(1898-1971), son of George RATHBONE (1858-1930),
draper of West Derby, Liverpool, later of Solihull,
Searching for the parents and family of
John William RATHBONE
married Elizabeth (nee ?) in Liverpool in 1844.
who married Ann DAVENPORT at Manchester Cathedral
of Liverpool > Menton OH, USA, arriving 20 May
1910, aged 52
with his wife: Susan, born c.1852.
married Elsie McCULLOCH (1879-??), Crosby/Ormskirk
area; children: Ethel and Joyce.
Seeking details of his birth/baptism and parentage.
Searching for the parents, and family of
James RATHBONE (c1820-
born Manchester; who may have been the son of
John & Sarah (Davies?) - moved to Ryhope, Co. Durham.
Searching for details of
joined the Liverpool Scottish Regiment in 1913,
sergeant (No.2657?) mentioned in despatches.
He continued to serve in the Regiment after World
Coincidentally, this is the was the Reginment
in which (Philip St John) Basil RATHBONE served, but there is connection
with his family.
Early Sources in Lancashire:
The earliest records of RATHBONE in Lancashire
have been found in the parish of Farnworth, near Ditton. Amongst the early
entries in the Farnworth parish registers there is a William RATHBONE
who was thought to have been born before 1538, and died in 1587, and was
buried at Farnworth on 8 June 1587. He married 2 February 1565/66
at Farnworth to Ellen (nee?), who was buried at Farnworth on 30 November
Their children were:
1. William RATHBONE (1562-before 1577)
2. Thomas RATHBONE (1563-before 1566)
3. Thomas RATHBONE (1566-7 Nov 1623)
married 13 Oct 1588,
3.1 Margaret RATHBONE (1589-before
3.2 William RATHBONE (1591-?)
3.3 Margaret RATHBONE (1594-?)
married 16 November
1612, Thomas ROSE
3.4 Thomas RATHBONE (1596 - 7 Feb 1654),
married 13 April
1616, Alice CHILDWALL
3.4.1 Thomas RATHBONE (1622-?)
3.4.2 Grace RATHBONE (1626-?)
3.4.3 John RATHBONE > RATHBUN (1629-1702)
married circa 1654, Margaret ACRES
(dau of Thomas ACRES), emigrated to America
4. Ellen RATHBONE (c1569-?)
3.4.4 William RATHBONE (1632-?)
3.5 Ellen RATHBONE (1600-?Aug 1652)
3.4.5 Mary RATHBONE (c1634-?)
3.4.6 Alice RATHBONE (c1636-?)
married 27 November 1591, John
5. Richard RATHBONE (1570-?)
6. Hamlet RATHBONE (1571- )
7. John RATHBONE (1571-?)
8. Hugh RATHBONE (1573-?)
9. William RATHBONE (1577-?)
married 27 Aug 1605,
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28 June 2001