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John RICHARDSON ( - )

His relationship to Ellen is Paternal Great (x2) Grandfather. John RICHARDSON1 resided at Burns Hill in Sebergham, Cumbria.2 He was a labourer .3

he migrated from England to Sydney, NSW arriving in 1865 (calculated).4 On 18 April 1881 he resided at Elizabeth Street in Strawberry Hills, NSW. It is not known if he had a wife resident with him at this time. The death certificate of his daughter Elspeth records his address at this time as Holt Place, Elizabeth St, South while her funeral notice records the Strawberry Hills address. Elizabeth St runs through Strawberry Hills.3,5 He resided at 12 Redfern St West in Sydney. It is not known if he had a wife resident with him at this time.6

he died "Date Unknown" .7 He married Mary Eugenie LIVINGSTONE.

 

Mary Eugenie LIVINGSTONE8,9 and John RICHARDSON had the following children:

 

Elspeth RICHARDSON (1857-1881) (known as 'Elsie')

Mary Ann RICHARDSON ( -1884)

Citations

1{S0302}, Researcher : STEVENS, Yvonne re ANDERSON, WRIGHT. Custom Id: SUB016. Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Elspeth's Richardson's funeral notice identifies John Richardson as Elspeth's father
2{S0464}, Newspaper : ANDERSON (nee RICHARDSON), Elspeth (0057) : Death Notice (Sydney Morning Herald). Cit. Date: 1 July 2011. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: "formerly Burns Hill, Sebergham, England"
If Elspeth was from there, then it is reasonable to believe her parents and sister were also from there. More detail on Sebergham can be found at http://books.google.com.au/books?id=z34gAQAAMAAJ&pg=PA33-IA11&lpg=PA33-IA11&dq...
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Elspeth Richardson's Death Notice

3{S0316}, Certificate - Death : ANDERSON (nee RICHARDSON), Elspeth (0057). Custom Id: NSW 670 / 1881. Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Primary evidence.
4{S0316}, Certificate - Death : ANDERSON (nee RICHARDSON), Elspeth (0057). Custom Id: NSW 670 / 1881. Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: "Time in Colony/State : 16 Years"
Death Certificate 1881 less 18 years gives 1865 as estimated arrival date
5{S0302}, Researcher : STEVENS, Yvonne re ANDERSON, WRIGHT. Custom Id: SUB016. Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Funeral Notice for his daughter Elspeth gives this as his address
6{S0302}, Researcher : STEVENS, Yvonne re ANDERSON, WRIGHT. Custom Id: SUB016. Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
A funeral notice for John's son-in-law Donald gives this as his address
7{S0302}, Researcher : STEVENS, Yvonne re ANDERSON, WRIGHT. Custom Id: SUB016. Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
8{S0066}, BDM (NSW) Online Indexs : Deaths (NSW Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages Deaths Index : http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/Index/IndexingOrder.cgi/search?SessionID=&event=...). Cit. Date: before 1 July 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: "Mother : Mary"
Registration no : 670 / 1881. Death of Elspeth Anderson (nee Richardson)
9{S0353}, Internet (MyHeritage) : General. Towers Web Site \ Poter Jeston Aug 09. Cit. Date: 9 September 2009. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Text From Source: "Mary Eugenie LIVINGSTONE"

Compiler of this family history is : John Owen

              

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Updated : 23 August 2014