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* The Rushtons of Halifax (UK)*

Updated September 17, 2006

Welcome to the Rushtons, Proud to include Benjamin Rushton as one of our ancestors. Ben Rushton Born in 1785 died 1853 was a Chartist and such was the respect for ''The Grand Old Man'' that although he died in poverty 10,000 people turned out in Halifax to attend his funeral.Indeed a celebration of his life and times took place in Halifax in June 2006.


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