Francis RICHARDSON and Mary, his wife have just one child on the Shared Tree. The GRO Births Index indicates the existence of five more and they may have had a seventh child – before they married.
The parents buried their two youngest children in 1862.
59 Richardson B17
In affectionate remembrance of the beloved children of FRANCIS and MARY RICHARDSON, JANE ANN who died March 16th 1862, aged 1 year and 8 months.
Also, FRANCIS, who died November 28th 1862, aged 1 year and 3 months.
‘Those lovely flowers so young and fair
Called to an early tomb
Just came to see how sweet such flowers
In Paradise would bloom.’
Also of the above FRANCIS RICHARDSON, Master Mariner, who died Feb 13th 1883, aged 62 years.
Also of MARY his wife, who died April 27th 1895, aged 71 years.
Both interred at Cardiff.
‘Their warfare is accomplished’Crimlisk Survey 1977
I failed to find a birth registration for Mary Ann in or about 1843. She appears in George CHEW’s household in 1851.
Here are some sources that may help to grow the family on the Shared Tree.
Francis RICHARDSON senior
RICHARDSON, Francis, Age at Death (in years): 62. GRO Reference: 1883 M Quarter in CARDIFF Volume 11A Page 208.
Buried 17 February 1883, Llandaff
RICHARDSON, Mary, Age at Death (in years): 71. GRO Reference: 1895 J Quarter in CARDIFF Volume 11A Page 178.
1851, Church Street, Filey
1861, 35 Cooks Row, Scarborough
1871, Norwood Street, Scarborough
1881, Scarbro House, Ely Road, Llandaff, Cardiff, Glamorganshire, Wales.
RICHARDSON, Jane Ann, Mother’s Maiden Surname: WILLIS. GRO Reference: 1860 S Quarter in SCARBOROUGH Volume 09D Page 277.
16 Mar 1862, Filey? (The family was enumerated in Scarborough on 7 April 1861.)
RICHARDSON, Jane Ann, Age at Death (in years): 1. GRO Reference: 1862 M Quarter in SCARBOROUGH Volume 09D Page 211.
21 Mar 1862, St Oswald’s, Filey.
RICHARDSON, Francis, Mother’s Maiden Surname: WILLIS. GRO Reference: 1861 S Quarter in SCARBOROUGH Volume 09D Page 295.
28 Nov 1862, Scarborough
RICHARDSON, Francis, Age at Death (in years): 1. GRO Reference: 1862 D Quarter in SCARBOROUGH Volume 09D Page 223.
1 Dec 1862, St Oswald’s, Filey.
The other children:-
Priscilla Dunn married George PALLISER in 1899; Mary b. 1853, married William HOLLINS in 1874; William Willis b. 1856, married Minnie Liza JOHN in 1888; Elizabeth b. 1858, married William Bilton SMITH in 1896.
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