and Ann ROBERTS (1817-1891)
Henry Richardson and Ann Roberts married
on 12 May 1838 at St. Nicholas in Brighton, Sussex. Their fathers were
named as James Richardson and John Roberts.
(They were not my direct
Henry Richardson was
baptised on 4 June 1814 in Cowfold, Sussex. He was the son of
(1783-1855) and Ann Woolvin
(1789-1880). His father was a
labourer. Henry died aged 54 years on 28 July 1869 and was buried on 1 August
1869 in Cowfold.
Ann Roberts was baptised on 14 December 1817 in Upper Beeding, Sussex.
was the daughter of John Roberts and Mary
(possibly Mary Broughton). She died aged 73 years 9
July 1891 and
was buried on 12 July 1891 in Cowfold in the same grave as her husband.
Their headstone still survives in the Cowfold churchyard.
When the 1851 census was recorded the couple were living at Potters in Cowfold, along with their 6 children and 22 year old unmarried visitor,
Rebecca Stoner. Henry was a 36 year old agricultural
labourer and Ann was a 33 year old schoolmistess. (Rebecca
Stoner was baptised on 18 January 1829 in Cowfold and was the
daughter of John Stoner (c1798-?) and Sarah King
In 1861 the couple and 5 children were living at Potters House, Cowfold.
Henry was a 46 year old agricultural labourer and Ann was a 43 year old
schoolmistress. He gave his place of birth as Cowfold and she as
Beeding. Their next door neighbours at Potters House were the family
Henry Richardson and Ann Roberts had
7 known children:
James Richardson was baptised on 26 May 1839 in
Cowfold, at which time his father was a labourer. He was
an 11 year old scholar in 1851. In 1861 he was an unmarried 21
year old agricultural labourer and living at home.
Elizabeth Richardson was baptised on 30 May
1841 in Cowfold. She was a 9 year old scholar in 1851.
Fanny Richardson was baptised on 7 May 1843 in
Cowfold. She was a 7 year old scholar in 1851.
Michael Richardson was baptised on 27 April
1845 in Cowfold. He was a 6 year old scholar in
1851. In 1861 he was a 16 year old agricultural labourer and
living at home.
Michael married Mercy King
on 29 September 1873 in Fletching, Sussex. They were both then
aged 28 years. Their fathers were named as Henry
Richardson and Thomas King.
Ann Richardson was baptised on 26 September
1847 in Cowfold. She was 3 years old in 1851. In
1861 she was a 13 year old scholar.
Henry Richardson was baptised on 11 May 1851 in
Cowfold. He was under a month old when the 1851 census was
recorded. In 1861 he was a 10 year old scholar. He married
Knight in 1875. (They have their own page.)
William Richardson was baptised on 12 August
1855 in Cowfold. He was a 5 year old scholar in 1861.
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