Windy Bank Farm, Rishton

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Street: Blackburn Old Road
Town: Rishton
Post Code: BB1 4AB

Situated at almost the highest point in Rishton, at over 946 feet above sea level, Windy Bank Farm gives the most panoramic views over Rishton.

Sadly there is no date stone on this farm or barn to say when it was built.

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Windy Bank Farm, seen here on the 15th April 2010.

Windy Bank farm is serviced by footpath 12, which turns into a lane for parts of it.

Previous Tenants

1841

Christened: Name: Catherine BIRTWISTLE Age: 60 Date of Birth: 1781 Birth Place: Relationship: Occupation: Married on: Address: Windy Bank, Blackburn Old Road Telephone: Died at: Burial Date: Cremated? Burial No: Grave Ref: Notes: Reference:

1841

Christened: Name: Daniel BIRTWISTLE Age: 60 Date of Birth: 1781 Birth Place: faint Relationship: Occupation: Farmer Married on: Address: Windy Bank, Blackburn Old Road Telephone: Died at: Burial Date: Cremated? Burial No: Grave Ref: Notes: Reference:

1841

Christened: Name: Thomas BIRTWISTLE Age: 30 Date of Birth: 1811 Birth Place: Relationship: Occupation: Agricultural Labourer Married on: Address: Windy Bank, Blackburn Old Road Telephone: Died at: Burial Date: Cremated? Burial No: Grave Ref: Notes: Reference:

1841

Christened: Name: Ann BIRTWISTLE Age: 25 Date of Birth: 1816 Birth Place: Relationship: Occupation: Calico Weaver Married on: Address: Windy Bank, Blackburn Old Road Telephone: Died at: Burial Date: Cremated? Burial No: Grave Ref: Notes: Reference:

1841

Christened: Name: Mary BIRTWISTLE Age: 20 Date of Birth: 1821 Birth Place: Relationship: Occupation: do Married on: Address: Windy Bank, Blackburn Old Road Telephone: Died at: Burial Date: Cremated? Burial No: Grave Ref: Notes: Reference:

1841

Christened: Name: Sarah? BIRTWISTLE Age: 15 Date of Birth: 1826 Birth Place: Relationship: Occupation: do Married on: Address: Windy Bank, Blackburn Old Road Telephone: Died at: Burial Date: Cremated? Burial No: Grave Ref: Notes: Reference:

1841

Christened: Name: George GRIMSHAW? Age: 7 Date of Birth: 1834 Birth Place: Relationship: Occupation: Married on: Address: Windy Bank, Blackburn Old Road Telephone: Died at: Burial Date: Cremated? Burial No: Grave Ref: Notes: Reference:

1875

Christened: Name: James Houghton Age: 67 Date of Birth: Birth Place: Relationship: Son of Robert Occupation: Married on: Address: Windy Bank Farm, Telephone: Died at: Burial Date: Friday, May 14, 1875 Cremated? Burial No: Grave Ref: 02 152 Notes: Reference:

1878

Christened: Name: Ann Butterworth Age: Date of Birth: Birth Place: Relationship: Occupation: farmer Married on: Address: Windy bank, Blackburn Old Road Telephone: Died at: Burial Date: Cremated? Burial No: Grave Ref: Notes: Reference:

1881

Christened: Name: Miss Ann Butterworth Age: Date of Birth: Birth Place: Relationship: Occupation: farmer Married on: Address: Windy bank, Blackburn Old Road Telephone: Died at: Burial Date: Cremated? Burial No: Grave Ref: Notes: Reference:

1885

Christened: Name: Miss Ann Butterworth Age: Date of Birth: Birth Place: Relationship: Occupation: farmer Married on: Address: Windy bank, Blackburn Old Road Telephone: Died at: Burial Date: Cremated? Burial No: Grave Ref: Notes: Reference:

1888

Christened: Name: Miss Ann Butterfield Age: Date of Birth: Birth Place: Relationship: Occupation: farmer Married on: Address: Windy bank Farm, Blackburn Old Road Telephone: Died at: Burial Date: Cremated? Burial No: Grave Ref: Notes: Reference:

1890

Christened: Name: Ann Butterworth Age: 74 Date of Birth: Birth Place: Relationship: Occupation: Married on: Address: Windy Bank Farm, Telephone: Died at: Burial Date: Monday, February 3, 1890 Cremated? Burial No: Grave Ref: 02 152 Notes: Reference:

1891

Christened: Name: J. Butterfield Age: Date of Birth: Birth Place: Relationship: Occupation: farmer Married on: Address: Windy Bank Farm, Blackburn Old Road Telephone: Died at: Burial Date: Cremated? Burial No: Grave Ref: Notes: Reference:

1894

Christened: Name: J. Butterfield Age: Date of Birth: Birth Place: Relationship: Occupation: farmer Married on: Address: Windy Bank, Blackburn Old Road Telephone: Died at: Burial Date: Cremated? Burial No: Grave Ref: Notes: Reference:

1897

Christened: Name: William Ireland Age: Date of Birth: Birth Place: Relationship: Occupation: farmer Married on: Address: Windy bank Farm, Blackburn Old Road Telephone: Died at: Burial Date: Cremated? Burial No: Grave Ref: Notes: Reference:

1903

Christened: Name: William Ireland Age: Date of Birth: Birth Place: Relationship: Occupation: farmer Married on: Address: Windy Bank Farm, Blackburn Old Road Telephone: Died at: Burial Date: Cremated? Burial No: Grave Ref: Notes: Reference:

1906

Christened: Name: William Ireland Age: Date of Birth: Birth Place: Relationship: Occupation: farmer Married on: Address: Windy Bank, Blackburn Old Road Telephone: Died at: Burial Date: Cremated? Burial No: Grave Ref: Notes: Reference:

1909

Christened: Name: William Ireland Age: Date of Birth: Birth Place: Relationship: Occupation: farmer Married on: Address: Windy Bank, Blackburn Old Road Telephone: Died at: Burial Date: Cremated? Burial No: Grave Ref: Notes: Reference:

1912

Christened: Name: William Ireland Age: Date of Birth: Birth Place: Relationship: Occupation: farmer Married on: Address: Windy bank, Blackburn Old Road Telephone: Died at: Burial Date: Cremated? Burial No: Grave Ref: Notes: Reference:

1915

Christened: Name: William Ireland Age: Date of Birth: Birth Place: Relationship: Occupation: Farmer Married on: Address: Windy Bank, Blackburn Old Road Telephone: Died at: Burial Date: Cremated? Burial No: Grave Ref: Notes: Reference:

1915

Christened: Name: William Ireland Age: Date of Birth: Birth Place: Relationship: Occupation: Farmer Married on: Address: Windy Bank, Blackburn Old Road Telephone: Died at: Burial Date: Cremated? Burial No: Grave Ref: Notes: Reference:

1925

Christened: Name: Frederick Ireland Age: Date of Birth: Birth Place: Relationship: Occupation: Farmer Married on: Address: Windybank Farm, Blackburn Old Road Telephone: Died at: Burial Date: Cremated? Burial No: Grave Ref: Notes: Reference:

1935

Christened: Name: Alexander Mercer Age: Date of Birth: Birth Place: Relationship: Occupation: Farmer Married on: Address: Windy bank, Telephone: Died at: Burial Date: Cremated? Burial No: Grave Ref: Notes: Reference:

1994

Christened: Name: David James TAYLOR Age: 26 Date of Birth: Birth Place: Relationship: unmarried Occupation: Married on: Address: Windy Bank Farm, Blackburn Old Road Telephone: Died at: Side road off York Lane, Langho Burial Date: Wednesday, August 17, 1994 Cremated? Burial No: 16868 Grave Ref: NG 4950 Notes: Reference:

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