Haythornthwaite

Richard Haythornthwaite (1859-1919)

  • born 11 February 1859 at Town Head, Yorkshire
  • son of Richard Haythornthwaite (c.1830–1886) and wife Elizabeth Haythornthwaite neé Carter (1822–1906)
  • married Elizabeth Alice Taylor (1860–1935) in 1881
  • lived at 2 Helmside, Oxenholme
  • railway signalman chargeman
  • died 31 December 1919
  • buried at St. Mark’s, Natland
  • headstone inscribed “In memory of Richard Haythornthwaite of 2 Helmside, Oxenholme, who dies 31st December 1919 aged 60 years. This stone was erected by his fellow workmen and friends as a mark of their esteem. Also of Elizabeth Alice his wife who died April 5th 1935 aged 76 years. At rest.”
  • administration 17 March 1920 to Elizabeth Alice Haythornthwaite widow
  • effects £98 3s 9d

Richard and Elizabeth had 8 children:

  • William Haythornthwaite (1882–1966) – see further information below
  • Alice Haythornthwaite (1886–1954) – born at Workington – married Frederick Cragghill (1886–1954) of 19 Helmside, Oxenholme in 1911 – had two children – see Cragghill family page
  • Richard Haythornthwaite (1888–1955) – see further information below
  • Robert Haythornthwaite (1890–1896) – born at Workington and died there as an infant
  • Joyce Haythornthwaite (1892–1962) – born at Workington – never married – died at 10 Windermere Road, Kendal aged 69
  • Jane Haythornthwaite (1895–?) – born at Workington
  • Elizabeth Ann Haythornthwaite (1898–1963) – born at Oxenholme – never married – died at 10 Windermere Road, Kendal aged 65
  • Mary Agnes Haythornthwaite (1900–?) – born at Oxenholme

William Haythornthwaite (1882–1966)

  • born at Overton, Morecambe
  • lived at 2 Helmside, Oxenholme
  • married Sarah Jane Pitt-Plady (1882–1959)
  • railway engine stoker
  • lived at 16 Helmside, Oxenholme
  • railway engine driver
  • died 1966

William and Sarah had two children:

  • Richard Haythornthwaite (1911–1964) – lived with parents at 16 Helmside, Oxenholme – railway linesman? – died 19 November 1964 at Beaumont Hospital, Lancaster – buried at St. Mark’s Church, Natland – headstone inscribed “In loving memory of a dear son Richard Haythornthwaite who died Nov. 19th 1964 aged 53 years. At rest.” – effects £4,152
  • Dorothy Haythornthwaite (1914–?)

Richard Haythornthwaite (1888–1955)

  • married Mary Elizabeth Collin (1888–1963) in
  • lived at 24 Bolefoot, Oxenholme
  • no children identified
  • died 28 April 1955
  • buried at St. Mark’s Church, Natland
  • headstone inscribed “Treasured memories of my dear husband Richard Haythornthwaite died April 28th 1955 aged 66 years. Also Mary Elizabeth his wife died March 15th 1963 aged 75 years. At rest.”
  • probate 26 May 1955 to Richard Haythornthwaite linesman
  • effects £1,500 19s 2d
  • wife Mary died 15 March 1963 at Kentdale Nursing Home, Kendal
  • probate 13 May 1963 to Richard Haythornthwaite linesman
  • effects £2,763 2s 6d

Page last updated: 10 April 2016

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