YORKSHIRE COUNTY MAGAZINE 1891-1892
South Yorkshire Burial Records
compiled by Mr. Elkanah Pigott, of Darfield parish
Mr. Pigott, the recorder of these obituary notes, was born in 1746, of the parish of Darfield,
and lived before the time of daily papers, which might have recorded the events he describes here.
He was the son of Timothy Pigott, whose father was a Dissenting Minister at Bolsover in Derbyshire.
|SURNAME||FORENAMES||DESCRIPTION||AGE||DIED ON||ABOT||Mrs. Hannah||Daughter of John Abot, and sister to Nancy Hatfield, both of Great Houghton. Died of a long lingering illness and was buried the 22nd at Darfield.||80||20 01 1804||ADAMS||Dame||Died at Little Houghton. She was James Adams['s] wife of the same place.||74||31 07 1811||ADDAMS||Benjamin||Died at Little Houghton of a long lingering illness, and very fond of ale and supposed to [have] shortened [his] days. A Milner by trade and profession.||69||20 03 1808||ALLEN||William||Died at Thrunscoe, and interred at High Melton, near Doncaster||72||11 12 1807||ANDREW||Joseph||Son of Sarah Andrew. Died at Billingley of a short illness. He had been poorly a year and a half before and been at Leeds Infirmary, but no better.||66||10 11 1808||ANDREW||Sarah||Wife of Thomas Andrew. Died at Billingley. She as a widow 28 years.||86||11 01 1804||ARCHDALE||Nancy||Died at Great Houghton of a lingering complaint. She was John Archdale['s] wife of the same place.||66||01 12 1811||ARMER||Doraty||Wife of John Armer died at Darfield, a few days illness, supposed to be a palsy fit. He was curate at Darfield Church.||47||16 02 1806||ASKWITH||John||Died at Houghton Hall in the Gates of an apoplexy, about five o'clock in the morning. He was Mrs. Rodes' farmer.||.||03 05 1790||AWCROFT||Richard||Died at Hickleton. He was a wheelwright by trade and hurt himself by drinking a quantity of gin.||.||06 04 1809||AXWORTH||Ann||Died at Darfield. She was William Axworth['s] wife of the same place. She died of apoplexy fit in three or four hours' time.||73||23 12 1807||AXWORTH||Cristifer||Died at Darfield. Very suddenly in two or three hours time||83||07 02 1803||AXWORTH||Nancy||The wife of Cristifer Axworth, died at Darfield. Daughter of Wm. Cope of Great Houghton||75||13 04 1804||BARACLOUGH||Rachel||Wife of Thomas Baraclough, died at Great Houghton||76||16 02 1803||BARACLOUGH||Thomas||Died at Great Houghton very suddenly. He was found dead in bed. He had been poorly but a few days before.||81||07 04 1808||BARRAM||John||Died at Mount Pleasant near Great Houghton, and was buried at Darfield.||61||16 03 1798||BATTY||Jane||Died at Round Hill of a short illness in a few days. She was John Iveson['s] daughter of Billingley.||39||23 06 1808||BATTY||William||Died at Barnsley. He married Richard Armatige['s] daughter. Of Great Houghton but formerly lived in Hickelton in Mr Wintworth['s] family.||53||15 03 1805||BEAMON||William||Died at Darfield Bridge. A very infirm old man, and went on crutches a many years.||70||10 02 1809||BEAMONT||Sarah||Died at Darfield Bridge of a long tedious illness, supposed to be a consumption and supported by [the parish] of Darfield.||62||02 06 1808||BEEFERS||William||Died at Little Houghton and was buried the 6th at Darfield. He lived a ...swearing and drinking. He waggoned a great deal to Doncaster.||62||04 07 1807||BIERD||George||Died at Billingley, of a smey or dropsy, and at last an inflammation at the liver. A farmer at Billingley the greatest part of his time.||75||02 06 1806||BLACKBURN||Thomas||Died at Billingley. Supposed to be a dropsy.||55||01 03 1795||BLYTHEMAN||Elizabeth||Died at Billingley. She was [a] poor woman and supported by the town of Billingley.||69||16 05 1805||BOX||Joseph||Brother to Thomas Box, of Great Houghton. Died by an accident in a quarry from a fall of earth and gravel near Kirby.||67||25 03 1803||BOX||Thomas||Died at Great Houghton of a decline and old age.||75||27 07 1809||BRAMMAH||George||Died at Billingley. He had fits a long time and was a great Idiot, and taken his senses.||18||07 11 1808||BRAMMAH||Nancy||Wife of William Brammah and daughter of Sarah Andrew. Died at Billingley of a dropsy.||56||23 04 1809||BRAMMAH||Sarah||Of Wath. Died at Little Houghton of a week's illness. A Mantimaker by profession.||38||25 12 1807||BROOK||George||Died at Wath. Died of a decline or a waste. He was Attorney by profession and married Jeremiah Swift['s] daughter of Crookhouse in Darfield parish. And was buried at Wath [on] 19 03 1807.||53||16 03 1807||BROOKE||Dinah||Daughter of Jeremiah Swift, of Crook house near Darfield. Died of a decline. Buried at Wath Church.||42||06 03 1800||BROOKE||John||Died at Great Houghton of an inflammation at stomach. He was a Butcher by trade.||36||05 12 1811||BROWN||Annah||Died at Billingley of cramp at stomach in a few days' time. She was supported by the town of Billingley.||37||10 02 1810||BURKS||Sarah||Daughter of Mary Casson of Billingley. Died at Wath of a miscarriage of two children, in a week's time.||35||22 09 1810||BUSK||Hans Esqr.||Of Bullhouse, died at Leeds, and Brother in Law to Mrs. Rodes of Houghton Hall||75||12 02 1792||BUSK||Mrs. Martha||Daughter of Hans Busk Esqr. Died on the road from London. And niece to the above Mrs. Rodes||17||17 05 1777||CASSON||Elizabeth||Wife of John Casson. Died at New Laythes near Goldthorp of a lingering consumption.||37||26 12 1808||COCKSHAW||Thomas||Died at Barnsley. He was seized with a palsy a week before. He was a stationer at Barnsley for books. He married John Hutichison['s] daughter of Houghton.||68||01 06 1805||COLYER||George||Died suddenly at Darfield||.||11 11 1810||CONNOAH||George||Died at Nuesead near Hemsworth. Supposed to die of the cramp at his stomach.||55||30 04 1808||COOK||Mrs.||Wife of the Revd. Mr. Cook. Both of them interred in the vault at Darfield. He was the Rector of the same place.||63rd year||20 02 1804||COPE||Ann||Wife of William Cope Junr. Died at Great Houghton of a consumption and interred at Darfield the 11th of the same month.||51||07 02 1808||COPE||Sharlot||Died at Great Houghton of a dropsy in her head. Sister to Willm. Cope of Great Houghton.||63||10 09 1809||COPE||William||Died at Great Houghton. His death was occasioned by a trap in his finger that gangered and killed him in a little time.||76||09 07 1809||CREASHAW||Dinah||Wife of William Creashaw and daughter of Benjamin Adams. Died at Barnsley of Child bed and interred at Barnsley.||44||25 01 1809||DAY||William||Of Tias Hill near Darfield. Died of a dropsy caused by excess drinking spirits which shortened his life.||32||01 03 1808||DENTON||Elizabeth||Wife of Willm. Denton, died at Billingley. She was the first wife to Wm. Medley of Darfield bridge.||52||07 05 1803||DOWEND||Mary||Died at Billingley and interred at Darfield.||67||14 12 1807||DOWENEND||James||Died at Billingley. He was a very weak man in his senses and a great Idiot, and supported by the town of Billingley from house to house.||81||04 06 1803||DRURY||William||Died at Great Houghton of a palsy fit and very infirm a long time.||71||11 08 1810||ELLIS||John||Died at Billingley. Supposed to be a deep assmay [asthma] and a shortness of breath, and left a wife and four small children.||41||18 05 1803||FIRTH||Mary||Wife of Thomas Firth and daughter of William Wood of Billingley. Died at Hooton Roberts, by a fall from her horse.||55||03 01 1808||FOSTERD||Ann||Wife of Robert Fosterd. Died at Darfield.||70||04 01 1804||FOSTERD||Robert||Died at Darfield a fortnight after his wife.||74||12 01 1804||GARLAND||John||Died at Woodell. He was the eldest son of John Garland his father. Supposed to [have] shortened his days by excess of living. Interred at Darfield.||32||27 11 1807||GARLAND||John Esqr.||Died at Nether Woodall. An old man. Nether Woodall is in the parish of Darfield.||88||07 06 1810||GELDER||John||Died at park Lodge near Little Houghton. He was a great farmer and married Aame Roberts['s] daughter of Little Houghton. He has left a son and a daughter.||77||16 12 1806||GUEST||John||Died at Burdwell near Wosper, son of John Guest of Billingley. He died of a week's illness.||63||27 11 1807||GUEST||John||Died at Billingley of old age and weakness in an hour's time.||90||05 02 1809||GUEST||Mary||Daughter of Thomas Guest of Great Houghton of a fever in a few days time.||16||08 09 1810||GUEST||William||Son of Thomas Guest. Died at Great Houghton. He was a Carpenter by trade and died of consumption.||54||06 04 1809||HAGUE||Mary||Died at Great Houghton, of old age. She was Joseph Hague['s] wife of Houghton.||90||14 04 1811||HALL||John||Father of Rachel Pigott, wife of Elkanah Pigott, died at Leeds. Buried at Leeds Old Church.||69||04 02 1800||HAMMON||Elizabeth||Wife of John Hammon. Died at Billingley on Easter Tuesday.||42||12 04 1803||HARGIT||William||Died at Darfield of a palsy fit in four or five days time. He kept the Cross-keys at Darfield. He was a ringer and singer at the church.||65||03 01 1810||HARGUIT||Mary||Died at Great Houghton. She was Wm. Harguit['s] wife of Great Houghton.||88||12 03 1812||HARGUIT||Mary||Wife of Thomas Harguit. Died at Darfield, suddenly of Child bed.||36||10 06 1810||HARGUIT||William||Died at Great Houghton, and was buried May 22nd, being Thursday 1794||69||20 05 1794||HERRING||Mary||Wife of William Herring and daughter of Mary Swinding of Tinseley. Died at Billingley.||39||04 01 1801||HILL||Elizabeth||Wife of Samuel Hill. Died at Darfield Brudge. She died of Child bed.||41||30 04 1809||HIRST||Susanah||Wife of John Hirst, died at Great Houghton.||66||08 04 1803||HODSON||Ann||Daughter of Marting Hodson at Billingley. The cause of her death by her close taking fire, and so burnt as to occasion her death.||8||04 11 1809||HODSON||Elizabeth||Daughter of Marting Hodson. Died at Billingleye of a consumption or a decline.||21||05 08 1810||HODSON||Martha||Wife of Marting Hodson. Died at Billingley of a deep consumption, and left a small family.||46||14 06 1809||HOPPER||William||Died at Bolsover in Derbyshire. Brother in law to my father Timothy Pigott. He was a baker by Trade and formerly of Linn, and interred in Bolsover Church porch with his name and age against the wall.||72||18 11 1791||HORSFOLD||Martha||Mother to William Horsfold [Horsfall] of Ranfield, but late [of] Billingley. Died of old age. Buried at Penseton.||85||16 03 1805||HOLSWORTH||John||Died Milnhouse near Darfield. His disorder was a dropsy. A wright by trade.||73||05 12 1811||HUMBELBEE||John||Died at Bolton of a short illness. He lived at Bolton, a farmer.||.||23 08 1810||HUNT||John||Died at Billingley the 9th April 1797, being Sabbath day. He died about 3 o'clock in the afternoon, supposed to be in a deep decline.||42||09 04 1797||HURST||John||Died at Great Houghton, of old age and weakness and buried the 25th.||.||23 02 1811||HURST||William||Son of John Hurst. Died at Great Houghton of a long lingering illness. He was a Shoemaker by trade.||27||20 02 1808||HUTCHON||Elizabeth||Wife of Thomas Hutchon and daughter of William Smith of Great Houghton. Died of a decline.||43||17 08 1809||IVESON||Ann||Wife of Robert Iveson. Died at Billingley of old age and weakness.||75||10 02 1809||JACKSON||Sarah||Daughter of John Jackson, of Ederthorp, died at Darfield of a decline.||42||29 03 1803||JONSON||Joseph||Of Goldthorp. Died at Thauparch, of a short illness in two hours time. Born at Warnfield in the parish of Kiththorp, and steward to Mr. Wintworth.||63||19 09 1804||JONSON||Mrs.||Wife of Joseph Jonson. Died at Bolton and interred the 7th at Bolton. Her first husband was Mr. Shepperd, Goldthorp, near Bolton.||.||04 05 1809||JONSON||Sarah||Wife of Robert Jonson of Great Houghton. Died of a long lingering illness.||77||25 02 1805||JUBB||John||Died at Thruncoe, of an inflation at his stomach. He was a labouring man.||.||05 12 1811||KEMP||William||Died suddenly in a lane leading from Great Houghton to Little Houghton, supposed from the keenness of the Frost that affected him to occasion his death.||45||26 01 1795||KENLEY||James||Died at Great Houghton. Was found dead in bed. He as a carpenter by trade and lived at Great Houghton.||76||20 04 1809||LONGDAL||John||Died at Chapelhorp near Sandel. He was Vicar of Darfield and interred at Darfield... the 13th.||67||10 07 1807||MARRIOT||Dor. [Doctor]||The Rector of Darfield||82||06 05 1782||MARRIOT||John||Son of the Revd. Doctor Marriot. Was interred in the family vault at Darfield. His father was Rector of Darfield a number of years.||70||11 11 1809||MARSDIN||William||Died at Bolton of a putrid fever. He was a schoolmaster at Bolton-upon-Dearn||.||12 04 1810||MARSHELL||Nancy||The wife of John Marshell, died at Billingley. Died bleeding at the mouth, supposed to be a decline.||61||20 10 1803||MIKELWITE||Liass||Died at Billingley of a cancer in his throat and bled to death.||67||14 05 1807||MIKELWITE||Richard||Died at Billingley. He was brother to Liass Mikelwite, of apoplexy fit.||71||16 05 1807||MILNES||James||Died at Thorneshouse. He married Mrs. Rodes' niece of Houghton Hall, and daughter to Hanse Busk Esqr. of Bullhouse in this county. He was interred at Wakefield Chapel May the 1st. He died of a long lingering illness.||49||21 04 1805||MILNES||Mrs. James||Died at Thorneshouse near Wakefield of a short illness. She was niece to Mrs. Rodes of Great Houghton Hall, and daughter of Hans Busk Esqr. of Bullhouse.||46||10 11 1802||MORLEY||Mary||Wife of Thomas Morley, she died of Child bed and supposed to be a milk fever. Daughter of James Senior and Sarah of Billingley.||41||17 06 1801||NEWSAM||Ebye||Wife of John Newsam died at Great Houghton. Died of Child bed and a putrid fever.||25||25 07 1809||NEWSAM||Thomas||Of Great Houghton, died suddenly or seized in a lane called the Ould More Lane. And buried the 11th [January] 1796. Supposed to be an apoplexy fit, and the Inquest the same day.||.||08 01 1796||NIKELSON||Mary||Wife of James Nikelson, and daughter of Thomas Newsom. Died at Great Houghton of a long tedious illness. She was quite blind all her illness, and suffered a great deal.||39||13 07 1807||NIKELSON||Nancy||The wife of Thomas Nickelson and daughter of Thomas Cope of Great Houghton.||78||19 05 1804||NUSSEY||Joseph||Died at Little Houghton of three days illness, a fever.||58||15 12 1808||OSTICK||Elizabeth||Died at Darfield Bridge of old age and weakness.||93||21 08 1810||PARKIN||Richard||Died at Etherthorp near Darfield. Supposed to have got a surfit of Cold by driving cattle out of the flood way in a meadow near the river.||55||27 03 1808||PARKING||Elizabeth||Daughter of Willm. Parking of Ardsley. Supposed to be a deep dropsy for a many years.||56||14 01 1804||PARKING||William||Died at Ardseley near Darfield and buried the 9th April. He was son of Robert Parking of Great Houghton formerly, but lived the greatest part of his time [at] Ardsley, a great farmer.||89||07 04 1807||PEARSON||Nathanel Esqr.||Of Tiasshill near Darfield.||69||15 09 1785||PIGOT||Godfrah||Died of misfortune at Swinten Common by getting too much liquor, coming from Rotheram, and broke his neck, and died immediately. He was a farmer and lived at Bolton upon Dern. He was found dead on 26 03 1805.||39||.||PIGOTT||Elizabeth||Wife of Timothy Pigott||80½||22 06 1790 Tuesday||PIGOTT||Elkanah||Epitaph:|
Borne 16 03 1766. [Should be 1746] In which he departed this life September 1814, aged 68 years, and was Buried in Darfield Church yard on 9 day of September.
|68||Sept 1814||PIGOTT||Elkanah||The son of Timothy Pigott was married at Stillingfleet, near York January the 7th 1793, being Plow Monday, to Rachel Hall.||.||.||PIGOTT||Hephzibah||Daughter of Timothy Pigott, died at Billingley, of a palsy fit.||65||17 04 1798||PIGOTT||The Revd. John||Died at Bolsover, Derbyshire. He was a Dissenting Minister||77||16 04 1742||PIGOTT||Rachel||Birthday Sunday October the 9th 1758, born at Leeds.||.||.||PIGOTT||Susanah||Daughter of John Pigott, died at Bolsover in Derbyshire||66||10 10 1766||PIGOTT||Timothy||Son of the Revd. John Pigott, of Great Houghton.||85||04 02 1787||PIGOTT||William||Son of Timothy Pigott and Brother to Elkanah Pigott, of Great Houghton. |
Died of a dropsy at his stomach and buried at Darfield in the family burying ground [on] 28 01 1805, being Sunday. He was laid by his father and mother.
In this Tome is deposited all that is mortal of William Pigott of Great Houghton Jentn. son of the above Timothy and Elizabeth Obn. the 25th of Janry. 1805, aged 74. Mary widow of the said Wm. Pigott and niece of the above Elizabeth in gratefull afection to there memory Erected this Tome.
|74||25 01 1805||PIGOTT||William||The brother to Elkanah Pigott and son to Timothy Pigott was married at Darfield to Mary Swift of Crookhouse, daughter of Jeremiah Swift April 7th 1795, being Easter Tuesday.||.||.||PILKINTON||Richard||Died at Stormill in Darfield Parish of a long tedious illness, a Miller by trade.||46||02 03 1808||POPLETON||Rebecah||Daughter of Samuel Sunderland, died at Billingley of a deep decline. She died in the second year after she was married.||26||28 06 1803||PYGOT||William||Died at Wombill of a day's illness. Supposed to be an apoplexy fit and never spoke more.||66||10 03 1809||REEKEY||Walter||Died at Wyth very suddenly. He was a potecary [apothecary] by profession and died supposed to be full of liquor.||56||04 09 1805||RIMENTON||George||Of New Hall near Ardsley in the Parish of Darfield. He put an end to his life in an outbuilding by hanging himself on a cord, kneeling on a tub. The Jury['s] verdict Lunatic, and out of his mind a long time.||75||06 01 1806||RIMINTON||Ann||Wife of George Riminton. Died at New Hall near Darfield, of Child bed.||33||25 05 1810||ROAH||Nancy||Wife of William Roah, at little Houghton. Died of a decline.||34||19 04 1805||RODES||Mrs. Mary||Died at Houghton Hall||75||14 03 1789||RODES||Mr. William||Died at London, brother to Mrs. Rodes.||25||29 03 1740||SALES||Benjamin||Died at Bawtrey on his journey in to the South. He was a great farmer and grazier. Lived at Wentbridge near Pontefract. He died in a few hours' time.||77||15 09 1808||SALES||Robert||Died at Arksay. He was seized with a palsy at York upwards a year before that occasioned his death. He married Jeremiah Swift['s] daughter, of Crook house||48||06 10 1804||SANDERSON||John||Died at Darfield of an Apoplexy and formerly of Little Houghton.||72||12 06 1804||SAVIL||Charles||Brother to Mr. Savil of Midlewood Hall Esqr. Died at London on a long tedious illness and interred at Medley Church.||33||16 02 1807||SHAW||Elizabeth||Died at Kirby. She was John Robeson['s] daughter of Midlewood.||58||20 03 1812||SHAW||Jonathan||Father to Joseph Shaw, died at Billingley, formerly of Ardsley.||84||05 03 1806||SHAW||Joseph||Died at Kirby of a short illness, an inflation in his body.||54||07 11 1808||SHAW||Lidiah||Wife of William Shaw, died at Great Houghton.||72||29 08 1802||SHAW||William||Died at Great Houghton. He died of old age, weakness and infirmaties. He was Mrs. Rodes' farmer several years at Houghton Hall.||82||04 02 1805||SHELITOE||Mary||Died at Pontefract, mother of the late Willm. Shelitoe||76||26 10 1755||SHELITOE||Susanah||Died at Pontefract, daughter of the above Mary Shelitoe||53||06 07 1757||SHELITOE||William||Of Pontefract, son of the above Mary Shelitoe||75||19 09 1778||SHEMELDS||Mrs. Hannah||Of Billingley. Sister to the late John Shemelds, of Billingley.||74||17 03 1786||SHEMELDS||Mary||Wife of Joseph Shemelds, died at Barnsley and buried 02 01 1804.||76||30 12 1803||SILVERWOOD||William||Died at Darfield of old age and weakness and laid in bed six or seven years.||77||29 07 1808||SLATER||Richard Esqr.||Died at Egremont House, Piccadilly, London, of Friston in this county, representative for York in the three last parliaments. He married the youngest daughter of Hans Busk Esqr. of Bullhouse.||45th year||02 06 1804||SMITH||William||Died at Great Houghton of old age and weakness. He was a tailor by trade.||86||09 02 1810||SUNDERLAND||Samuel||Died at Billingley. Died of a decline. He was married 31 years, and a farmer 35 years at Billingley.||55||09 12 1802||SWIFT||Dinah||Wife of Jeremiah Swift, of Crookhouse, in the township of Darfield. Died of weakness and old age. She was Joseph Wilson['s] daughter, of Bolsover Woodhouse, Derbyshire.||.||20 02 1808||SWIFT||Hephzibah||Daughter of Jeremiah Swift was married at Darfield to Thomas Singleton of Armthorp, near Doncaster, March the 24th 1807. She was Jeremiah Swift['s] youngest daughter, of Crookhouse||.||.||TALOR||Thomas Esqr.||Of Parkhouse near Ardsley, and interred at Darfield January 2nd 1808. Died of the Black Jaundice.||70||30 12 1807||TOMPSON||William||Died at Himsworth. He was Apothecary by profession and lived at Himsworth, supposed to [have] shortened his life by drinking spirits to excess.||41||30 03 1805||TOMSON||Robert||Died at Millnas near Darfield, of a short illness.||68||29 09 1810||TOWEND||Thomas||Died at Etherthorp, near Darfield, of consumption.||63||15 12 1810||TOWNEND||William||Died at Etherthorp, near Darfield, of dropsy at his stomach. Interred the 2nd of January 1811. He was a great farmer and acquired a great property.||62||31 12 1810||TRICKET||Elizabeth||Died at Great Houghton, and niece to Robert Day of Great Houghton. Died of a dropsy and buried the 11th at Darfield.||.||08 06 1809||WADE||William||.||50||.||WADE||William||Died at Melton near Wath. Brother to Doctor Wade. Supposed to [have] shortened his day by drinking spirits.||.||25 02 1807||WALKER||Mrs. Margret||Daughter of George Walker Esqr. of Midlewood Hall near Darfield. Died at London.||39||03 05 1798||WALKER||Mary||Wife of George Walker Esqr. of Midlewood Hall near Darfield. Mother in law to Mrs. Walker of the above place and buried Saturday before Easter, April the 9th.||62||29 03 1803||WARD||Elizabeth||Died at Little Houghton of a deep decline. Buried at Darfield.||77||09 01 1807||WHITE||Thomas||Died at Great Houghton Common of a cut in his knee which occasioned his death.||76||08 07 1809||WILSON||Elizabeth||Wife of William Wilson. Died at Chesterfield, in Derbyshire. Buried at Bolsover Church||62||04 03 1793||WILSON||William||Died at Bolsover, Woodhouse. He was much afflicted with the Stone, and cut for the complaint in London. Buried at Bolsover Church.||65||29 12 1782||WINN||Sir Rouland||Died at Nostal and buried at Bagby Church in the family vault. His estate ascends to his sister's children.||31||13 10 1805||WITE||Annah||Wife of Thomas Wite of great Houghton Common. Died suddenly. She was a very lusty woman and of a nower [an hour] sickness.||70||15 09 1808||WODSWORTH||Mary||Wife of John Wodsworth. Died at Little Houghton of a palsy fit in a short time.||59||02 12 1809||WOLTON||James||Died at Little Houghton of a short illness, an inflammation in his body.||59||21 12 1808||WOLTON||John||Died at Little Houghton. He was a tailor by trade, and left a great family chargable to the town of Little Houghton.||41||16 05 1803||WOOD||Benjamin||Brother to William Wood of Bililngley. Died at Brockholes near Baughtry. He was a great Farmer and a great foxhunter to the last.||71||04 01 1804||WOOD||Martha||Of Goldthorp, was by accident burnt to death by her hair taking fire.||50||03 05 1795||WOOD||Mary||Wife of William Wood and daughter of Jonathan Steemson, both of Billingley. Died of an ansmay [an asthma].||76||27 11 1803||WOOD||Moriah||Died at Wombill. She was sister of George Rimenton of Newhall, and also wife of William Wood of Wombill. She died of sore legs a long time.||57||12 02 1809||WOOD||William||Came to his end by hanging himself in a crabtree near the Almshouse, near Darfield.||83||19 08 1809||WOOD||William||Died at Wombil, near Darfield. Died of an inflation in his kidneys.||65||08 09 1809||WOOD||Old William||Died at Billingley. He died of old age and weakness. He was a great Farmer and a good honest man, and brought up a great family.||84||27 05 1807|
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