(1650 - 1709)
John Moorhouse was the first born son of Thomas Moorhouse (1607-1661) and
John married Mary and according to local historian and author Harry
Speight in "Upper
they had four children:-
Thomas (born 1689),
Ann (born 1690)
John (born 1692)
Edward (born 1697).
John Moorhouse died in 1709 and he is recorded
in the Skipton Parish Register as "John Moorhouse
of Skibeden, Keeper of My Lord Thanets Parke". He was buried on May 17th.
Lord Thanet was The Lord of Skipton Castle