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Name: Richard Rooksby

Burial Number: 0781

Gender: Male

Occupation: Commercial Traveller

Born: 00/00/1840

Died: 22/4/1915

Buried: 24/04/1915

Mother:
Elizabeth Sherwood

Father:
Henry Rooksby

Story

Richard Rooksby 1840 – 1915

Richard Rooksby was born in Irthlingborough, Northamptonshire in 1840 to Henry Rooksby and his wife Elizabeth Sherwood.

Richard had 5 siblings: Martha, Jacob, James, Richard, Elizabeth and Emily.

He married Emily Kate Randle on 29th August, 1866 in Banbury, Oxfordshire. The couple had 7 children: Charles, Percy, Arthur, Hilda, Sidney, Ida and Randle.

Richard was a commercial traveller based in the Edgbaston area of Birmingham.

Researcher: Pat Brownbill

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: EB Row: 2 Plot: 23

Exact Location (what3words): flips.they.weedy

Ashes or Urn: Unknown

Headstone

Description:

Richard Rooksby is buried under the headstone for Ethel and Audrey Bladon

Inscription:

In ever loving memory of our beloved mother Ethel Frederica Bladon who fell asleep 22nd July 1934 aged 77 years "The eternal God is thy refuge and underneath are the everlasting arms" In loving memory of Audrey F Bladon who fell asleep 20th Dec 1961 "Where the weary rest"

Further Information

Birth

Name: Richard Rooksby

Gender: Male

Born: 00/00/1840

Town: Irthlingborough

County: Northamptonshire

Country: England

Marriage

Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: 29/8/1866

Spouse First Name: Emily

Spouse Second Name: Kate

Spouse Last Name: Randle

Town of Marriage: Banbury

County of Marriage: Oxfordshire

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 22/4/1915

Cause of death: Unknown

Town: Unknown

County: Unknown

Country: Unknown

Obituary

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Personal Effects

Money left to others: No value recorded

Current value of effects: Not calculated

Census Information

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Miscellaneous Information

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