William ROUTH was christened on 18 Jan 1835 in Hawes, Yorkshire, England.
, daughter of Marmaduke DURHAM and Margaret MOORE, on 2 Dec 1865 in Hawes Parish Church, Askrigg.
Jane was born on 1 Oct 1845 in Thorton Rust.
In 1891 William and Jane were living at Dryhill with accompaied by all their children. However, by 1901 they had moved to Laughton Village accompanied by their three sons: Thomas, Marmaduke and James. Catherine was by this time married to Charles HAIGH and living at Gunthwaite Top.
William and Jane had the following children:
- Thomas ROUTH was born in 1872 in Hawes.
- Marmaduke ROUTH was born in 1875 in Denby.
- Catherine ROUTH was born on 17 Oct 1876 in Denby.
She died on 13 Dec 1944 in Holmbridge and was buried in Hombridge Church.
Catherine married Charles HAIGH, son of John HAIGH
and Sarah Hannah CROOKES, in Dec 1899 in Laughton Church.
Charles was born on 29 Dec 1871 in Ingbirchworth. He died on 26 Dec 1950 in Holmbridge and was buried in Holmbridge Church.
- James ROUTH was born in 1879 in Denby.
The parents of William ROUTH were:
Thomas ROUTH was born in 1801 in Aysgarth.
He married Catharine or Katharine BELL  on 5 Jun 1830 in Aysgarth.
Catharine or Katharine BELL was born in 1803 in Hawes and was christened on 14 Nov 1803 in Hawes, Yorkshire, England.