Unspecified work for Leve/Levi Louis Rushton, brother of William Forsyth’s second wife Delilah Lucy Rushton, ‘Butler’ to father James Rushton, Farmer, of Lower Cotton, Staffordshire. Death of both mother Elizabeth Rushton nee Warrington and sister Elizabeth Rushton in 1869.
“In one of the hymns, ‘Flowers for the Altar,’ we have a description of some of the features of the neighbourhood. It contained the following lines: Jacob shall bring his lilac and Lucy her thyme, To deck Our Lady’s Altar. I sometimes wondered whether Jacob and Lucy were fancy names or whether they referred to real children. By a happy chance I found out.