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RICHARDSON / WELLER

 

Richard RICHARDSON (Sh12)
(Son of Richard RICHARDSON & Lucy ROCHESTER)
Born: 4 Nov 1791, Wadhurst SSX
Baptised: 30 Nov 1791, Wadhurst SSX
Died: 3 Jan 1864, Lamberhurst SSX, aged 72
Buried: 8 Jan 1864 Lamberhurst KEN/SSX, aged 72
Occupation: Ag Lab

 

MARRIED
18 Jun 1814, Hartfield SSX, by banns
Witnesses: William GARRETT, Fortin SLATER
to:

Sarah WELLER (Sh13)
(Daughter of Henry WELLER & Mercy STAPLEY)
Baptised: 24 Jul 1791, Cowden KEN
Died: 26 Dec 1874, Ticehurst SSX, aged 86
Buried: 1 Jan 1875 Lamberhurst KEN/SSX, aged 84

(The death certificate shows Sarah as widow of John RICHARDSON, farm labourer, but her death was registered by the Master
of the Workhouse, who may well have mistaken her husband's forename. Workhouse records give her age at death as 81.)

 

Children:

Mary WELLER/RICHARDSON
bapt: 3 Apr 1814, Hartfield 
(as Mary WELLER, daughter of Sarah)
John RICHARDSON
bapt: 3 Sep 1815, Hartfield SSX
died: Mar Qtr 1880, Lewisham Reg. Dist, aged 60
buried: 19 Jan 1880, Ladywell Cemetery, Lewisham KEN, aged 64
married (1): Anne BROOK, 20 Aug 1843, Bromley KEN
married (2): Charlotte JACKMAN, 9 Jan 1860, Trinity Chapel, Lewisham KEN
William RICHARDSON 
(see Notes)
bapt: 26 Aug 1816, Burstow SRY
buried: 31 Aug 1816, Burstow SRY, aged 1d
Elizabeth RICHARDSON 
(see Notes)
bapt: 26 Aug 1816, Burstow SRY
buried 6 Sep 1816, Burstow SRY, aged 7d
Thomas RICHARDSON (Sh6)
bapt: 28 Sep 1817, Burstow SRY
Hannah RICHARDSON
bapt: 29 Nov 1818, Hartfield SSX
buried: 10 Oct 1823, Hartfield SSX, aged 5
Ann RICHARDSON
bapt: 12 Mar 1820, Cowden KEN (of Holtye)
died: Jun Qtr 1895, Tonbridge Reg. Dist., aged 76
married: Francis BURR, 10 Nov 1843, Lamberhurst KEN/SSX
Richard RICHARDSON
bapt: 25 Nov 1821, Cowden KEN (of Hartfield)
buried: 14 Jun 1822, Hartfield SSX, aged 8m
Jane RICHARDSON
buried: 25 Mar 1823, Hartfield SSX, aged 2d
Sarah RICHARDSON
bapt: 23 Feb 1824, Hartfield SSX
buried: 29 Feb 1824, Hartfield SSX, aged 14d
Emma RICHARDSON
bapt: 20 Feb 1825, Cowden KEN
buried: 30 Jun 1826, Hartfield SSX, aged 17m
Richard RICHARDSON
bapt: 15 Apr 1827, Hartfield SSX
died: Jun Qtr 1881, Maidstone Reg. Dist,. aged 53
buried: 5 May 1881, Loose KEN, aged 53
married: Mary
Caroline RICHARDSON
bapt: 22 Nov 1828, Hartfield SSX
buried: 16 Oct 1829, Hartfield SSX, aged 1
George RICHARDSON
bapt: 5 Dec 1830, Hartfield SSX
died: Mar Qtr 1916, Lewisham Reg. Dist., aged 85
buried: 6 Mar 1916, Ladywell Cemetery, Lewisham LND, aged 85
married: Elizabeth Charlotte HONEYSETT, 17 Jun 1860, St George the Martyr, Southwark SRY
Louisa RICHARDSON
born: 30 Nov 1835; baptised: 13 Mar 1836, Wadhurst SSX
died: Dec Qtr 1926, Ticehurst Reg. Dist., aged 90 
(as Louisa WATTS)
married: Thomas Watts BATEUP, 23 Apr 1854, Lamberhurst KEN/SSX

 

NOTES

It is not certain that twins William and Elizabeth belong in this family, though it seems likely. Their private baptism in 1816 is recorded only as a note in the Burstow burial register, and the parents' names are not given.

 

CENSUS INFORMATION

 
1821 - Hartfield (north side of parish) (from transcript only)

RICHARDSON Richard 3 males and 4 females, Agriculture
Thomas, aged 4  
John, aged 6  
Ann, aged 15m  
Hannah, aged 2  
Mary, aged 7  

(Taken 20-29 May 1821)

 
1841 - High Street, Eltham KEN (HO 107 482/10 Fo: 6)

Richard RICHARDSON 50 Ag. Lab. Not born in County

(With STYLES family - is this the right Richard RICHARDSON?)

 
1841 - Busses Green, Wadhurst SSX (HO 107 1116/10 Fo: 16)

Sarah RICHARDSON 50 Ag. Lab. Born in County
Richard RICHARDSON 14   Born in County
George RICHARDSON 9   Born in County
Louisa RICHARDSON 5   Born in County

 
1851 - Furnace Lane, Lamberhurst SSX (HO 107 1639 Fo: 470)

Richard RICHARDSON Head Marr 59 Ag. Lab. Hatfield (sic) SSX
Sarah RICHARDSON Wife Marr 60   Wadhurst SSX
John GILBERT Lodg Wid 51 Ag. Lab. Rotherfield SSX

 
1861 - Furnace Lane, Lamberhurst SSX (RG9 572 Fo: 111)

Richard RICHARDSON Head Marr 69 Ag. Lab. Wadhurst SSX
Sarah RICHARDSON Wife Marr 70   Hartfield SSX

 
1871 - Stone Cottages, Furnace Lane, Lamberhurst SSX (RG10 1048 Fo: 156)

Thomas WATTS Head Marr 42 Ag. Lab. Wadhurst SSX
Louisa WATTS Wife Marr 36 Ag. Lab. Wife Wadhurst SSX
Thomas WATTS Son Unm 16 Ag. Lab. Son Lamberhurst SSX
Hannah WATTS Daug Unm 12 Ag. Lab. Dau Lamberhurst SSX
Mary Ann WATTS Daug   11 Ag. Lab. Dau Lamberhurst SSX
Catherine WATTS Daug   9 Ag. Lab. Dau Lamberhurst SSX
William WATTS Son   7 Ag. Lab. Son Lamberhurst SSX
George WATTS Son   3 Ag. Lab. Son Lamberhurst SSX
Martha WATTS Daug   1 Ag. Lab. Dau Lamberhurst SSX
Sarah RICHARDSON MinL Wid 80 No occupation Heathfield (sic)

 

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