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of Witham Boynton, Esq. of Whitby, by Mary his wife,
eldest dau. and eventual co-heir of William Addison, Esq. of
Whitby), m. 15 Feb. 1779, Mary, youngest dau. of John Holt,
Esq., also of Whitby, and by her (who d. 6 March, 1840), had

Christopher, his heir.

John, b. 5 March, 1781 ; m. 10 July, 1806, Margaret, 5th dau.
of Joseph Barker, Esq. of Whitby, and by her (who d. 14
Oct. 1849) left at his decease 28 Aug. 1812, Christopher,
of St. Hilda's, W^iitby, J. P. and D L. North Riding, co.
York, b. 13 July, 1807; m. 25 Sept. 1855, Ann (who d.
1883), eldest dau. of Aaron Chapman, Esq., M.P. for
Whitby, fZ.22 Sept. 1875; John, (-. 16 Jan. 1811, m. Dorothy
Ann (who d. 1877), dau. of Thomas Benson, Esq., and d.
3 Feb. 1855, witliuut suriiving issue; Ann Barker; and.
Mary Holt.
Boynton, rf. «)i!ii 1803. William, (i. tinm. I8I2.

Charles, d. unm. I8l5.
Martha, d. unm. 1883, aged 98.
Mr. Richardson d. 26 April, 1825, and was s. by his son,

Christopher Richardson, Esq. of Field House, J. P. and
D.L., b. 2 Jan. 1780; m. 1st, 2 Oct. 1806, Ann, 4th dau. of
Joseph Barker, Esq. of Whitby, and by her (who d. 1 July,.
1809), had issue,
Christopher, now of Field House.

Joseph Barker, b. 5 March, 1809; m. 11 Sept. 1849, Mary,
one of the co-heirs of Col. James Wilson, M.P., of Sneatom
Castle, CO. York, and c^. 18 April, 1875, leaving issue, 1
.lames Wilson, b. 5 Sept. 1851 ; 2 Christopher, b. 1 Aug.
1853; and 3 John, 6. Jan. 1856.
He III. 2ndly, 29 July, 1814, Letitia, dau. of Lieut.-Gen. Henrj-
Rudyerd, R.E., and relict of Robert Gordon, Esq., and by her
(.who d. Jan. 1855) had issue,
Henry Boynton, b. 1815 ; infancy.

Mary, m. 29 July, 1851, Philip Augustus Hclpman, Esq.,
Rear-Admiral R.N., and has issue.
Mr. Richardson d. 30 Oct. 18C6.

Anas — Arg., three chaplets of roses ppr., quartering Boyn-
ton and Addison, Crcxt — A dexter arm erect couped below
the elbow, holding in the hand a broken sword, all ppr. Motto
— Quod honestum est decet.
^«(( — Field House, W'hitby, co. York.



Sliotley Lodge, co. Durham, b. 28 April, 1828; m.
16 IMay, 1850, Eachcl, dau. of John Eobinson
Waitc, Esq., of Stoke JMewington, by Sarah Pryor
his wile, and has issue,

I. Jonathan, b. 17 May, 1851 ; ra. June, 1873, Elizabeth,
dau. of H. Grainger, Esq. of Westminster.

II. Cliarles, b. 4 May, 1852 ; m. 9 Feb. 1881, Mai, eldest dau.
of J. W. Shiel, Esq. of Chester-le-street, co, Durham.

HI. Henry Edward, 6. I June, 1853.

IV. Edmund Lewis, b. 18 Oct. 1854 ; d. 1 April, 1865.

V. Thomas Walter, b. 10 Feb. 1857.

I. Amelia Florence, b. 11 Oct. I8.:,.j ; ;,!. 26 Jan, 1880, Edwarfl
Harrison Hudson, Esq.

II. .Marion, b. 19 May, 1858.

III. Isabella,/;. 12 Feb. 1861.

IV. Amy Erlinda, b. 23 Oct. 1864.
v. Anne, b. 2 April, ls66.





Xiineage. — Thomas Richardson, a resident of Hull, who
heads the hitherto unbroken line of Thomas Eiehardson, most
of whom have been in turn representatives of the family, was
b. 1525, in Hull; he owned property there and also in Scar-
borough, and d. 1597. His son, Thomas Richardson, had issue,
Thomas Richardson, who d. 1650, leaving issue,

Thomas Richardson, b. 1645 ; la. 16S2, Mary (b. 1653), dau.
of Richard Mayson and granddau. of Rev. Valentine Mayson,
Rector of Driffield, and ancestor of Mason, the poet. Thomas
Richardson is said to have displayed a great aptitude for artistic
pursuits, a trait which, liliewise remarliable in the family of his
wife, noticeably reappeared in the persons of several of their
descendants. In the year 1695, Thomas and Mary Richardson
Joined the Society of Friends, greatly to the chagrin of the
clerical relatives of both. As usual with all prominent indiv-
duals, the former paid the penalty of non-compliance with the
exactions of a State Church, and was therefore immured in
York Castle. After prosecution in the Ecclesiastical Court, he
was excommunicated. He had issue,

I. John, b. 1634; d. unm.

II. Richard, b. 1686 ; rii. Lydia Richardson, of Great Ayton,
and had a dau. Mary, m. 1763, Josepti i:*ease, eldest son of
Edward Pease, of Darlington.

III. Thomas, of whom herealter.

IV. Robert, 6. 1791; d. unm.

I. Mary, b. and d. 1689.

II. Martha,- ft. 1693; wi. Richard Box, of Thorne, and had
several cliildren.

III. Mary, b. 1696 ; m. 1736, John Huitson, son of Wil-
fred Huitson, of Throxenby, co. Yorli. and liad an only
child, Mary, m. Kathan Dearman, of Pinden Oaks, near

Thomas Richardson d. 1733, aged 88. His 3rd son,

Thomas Richardson, of Hull, b. at that place 1688; m, 1st,
Mary Peacock, of co. Durham, and had issue,

I. Thomas, of whom presently. ii. Roger, d. unm.

He m. 2n(31y, Elizabeth, only dau. and heir of Roger Dicken-
son, of Whitby, and had an only dau.. who m. 1763, John
Dearman, of Wandsworth, co. Surrey ; he d. at Whitby, 1739.
His eldest son,

Thomas Richardson, of Hcndon Hill, near Sunderland, co.
Durham, settled there in 1750, and owned property in that
neighbourhood. He m. 1st, 1763, Sarah Walker, and 2nd!y,
5771, Frances, eldest dau. of Joseph Haswell, of Durham,
by his wife, Frances, dau. of Thomas Hunter, of Shotley
Bridge and Medomsley (the Hunter family of Medomsley had
held lands there for at least three centuries, and had settled
in the locality some time previously to 1607, when the then
parish registers commence ; the last of the family was General
Sir Martin Hunter, to whom a monument was raised in Dur-
ham Cathedral). By his 2nd wife, Thomas Richardson had

Thomas Richardson, of Hendon Hill, Sunderland, and of
Shotley, m. 1799, Elizabeth, dau. of Jonathan Backhouse,
Banker, of Darlington, by whom (who d. 2 March, 1843)
he had issue,

1 Thomas, of Snows Green House, Shotley Bridge, b. 1800 ;
d. unm. 1872.

2 Jonathan, of whom hereafter.

3 James, 6. 1805; d. 1807.

4 Edward, of Hendon, Torquay, h. 1810 ; m. 1843, Guliel-
ma, dau. of Samuel Tuke, of York, and has issue, four
sons and three daus.

5 William Backhouse, h. 1811 ; d. 1812.

1 Sarah, 6. 1807; d. unm. 1870.

2 Elizabeth, b. 1813; m. 1850, Edwin Octavius Tregelles,
andd. s. v- 1878.

Thomas Richardson d. 28 Oct 1835. His 2nd son,

Jonathan Richardson, of Woodlands Hall and Shotley
Park, J.P., 6. 1802 ; m. 1827, Ann (b. 1797), dau. of Edward
Robson, of Darlington, and d. 25 Dec. 1871, leaving issue,

I. Jonathan Backhoise, now of Shotley Lodge.

II. Thomas, of The Briary, Shotley Bridge, b. 2 June, 1832 ;
111. 1861, Catharine Marion, dau. of John Benton, M.D.,
and d. 8 Jan. 1877.

I. Lucy Ann, b. 24 Dec. 1829; m. 28 July, 1852, Jonathan
Priestman, Esq., J. P., of Derwent Lodge, Shotley Bridge,
and has issue, 1 Francis, b. 25 Aug. Is55; 2 Lewis, h. 22
Dec. 1863; 1 I-'rances, 6. 24 March, 1854; 2 Rachel Eliza-
beth, b. 25 Jan. 1857 ; 3 Lucy, 6. 6 March, 1S69; 4 Katha-
rine, b. 4 July, 1872.

II. Eiizabeth Frances, b. 21 June, 18.35 ; vi. 14 June, 1857,
George Peile, Esq. of Greenwood, Shotley Bridge, and has
had issue, 1 George, b. 27 Feb. 1858, d. March following ; 2
Henry, b. 18 July, 1862 ; 1 Mary, b. 5 Feb. 1859 ; 2 Helen, b.
2Ye\>. 1860; 3 Frances, 6. 12 Aug. 1861; i Evelyn, b. 29
Aug. 1864, d. 18S0.

ni. Amelia, b. 24 Feb. 1837 ; m. 15 July, 1859, Rev. Robert
George Willis, of SpringSeld, Shotley Bridge, Rector of

Goodmanham, East Riding, co. York, and has i~<;ue 1
Robert, b. 5 July, 1864; 2 William, b. 31 Oct. 1b69-' 3
Thomas Richardson, 6. 3 March, 1873; 4 Edward, 6. 28 Dec.
1876; 5 Reginald; 1 Mary, 6. 5 June, 1860, w. 1 July^
1880, to Stratton Collings Knott, Esq.; 2 Anne; 3 Amelia'
b. 13 Feb. 1863 ; 4 Frances; 5 Evelyn ; 6 Alice ; 7 Marion;
8 Helen ; and 9 Agnes Maud.
Siat — Shotley Lodge, co. Durham.


EiCHAEDSON, John Meeyxn Aechdall Car-
LETON, Esq. of Eossfad, co. Permanagh, J. P. and
D.L., High Sheriff 1868, Col. (retired) 3rd batt.
Eoyal InniskiUing Fusiliers, High Sheriff co. Tyrone
18S5, and for co. Armagh 1888, b. 3 Jan. 1836 ; m.
•22, Sept. 18S0, Mildred Harriet, 3rd dau. of the late
Gartside Gartside-Tipping, Esq. of Eossfeny, co.
Eernianagh, and of Boltou-le-Moors, co. Lancaster,
and has issue,

I. Henry Sachevep.ell Carleton, b. IS Jan. 1883.

II. Guy Carleton, b. 4 May, 1885.

I. Jane JIary.

II. Mildred Cicely Carleton.

Lineag'e. — This family of Richardson is descended from
AVilliam Richardson, stated by Roberts, Ulster, in a con-
firmation of arms 22 May, 1647, to be descended of the ancient
family of Richardson of Pcnhore, co. Worcester. His son,

Major Edward Richardson, of Legacorry, co. Armagh,
M.P. for that co. 1C61, m. Anne, only child and heir of Francis
Sacheverell, Esq. of Legacorry, who was eldest son and heir of
Francis Sacheverell (to whom a grant of Legacorry and other
lands was made, by his wife Dorothy, eldest dau. and co-heir
of Sir John Blennerhasset, Knt. Baron of the Exchequer). By
Anne his wife (who was b. 1632, and d. circa 1706) Major
Richardson, who d. 1690, had issue,

I. William, of Legacorry, M.P. for co. Armagh 1689 and
1715, matriculated at Trin. Coll. Dublin, 22 Oct. 1677, 6. ia
CO. Ai-maghl656; «i. (licence dated 21 Feb. 1691-5) Elizabeth,
dau. of the Right Hon. Sir Richard Reynell, Bart., Lord
Chief Justice, and d. s. p. 1 June, 1727. He is said to have
?/). 2ndly, a dau. of Major-Gen. John Jephson, 3rd son of
Sir John Jeplison, Knt. of Mallow.

II. John, of whom presently.

John Richardson, Esq. of Legacorry, alias Rich Hill, an
Officer in the army. High Sheriff co. Armagh 1715, h. in that
county 1663; matriculated at Trin. Coll. Dublin, 23 Jan. 1681 ;
d. 1745, leaving, by Anne, his wife, two sons and two daus.,

I. William, of Rich Hill, M.P., b. 1709; matriculated at
Trin. Coll. Dublin, 13 Jan. 1725 ; m. 1746, Isabella, only dau.
of Daniel Mussenden, Merchant of Belfast, and by her (who
d. 29 Dec. 1753) left, at his decease, 16 Feb. 1758, an only
son, and three daus.,

1 William, of Rich Hill, many years M.P. for co. Armagh,
a minor at his father's death, 1758, m. 1st, Dorothy
Munro, of Roe's Hall, co. Down, and by her had no issue,
and 2ndly, Louisa, dau. of Richard Magennis, Esq. of
Waringstown, co. Down, and by her (who d. 29 Feb.
1860) had three daus., co-heirs,

1 Elizabeth, d. unm. 23 Dec. 1859.

2 Isabella, d. unm. 12 Aug. 1860.

3 Louisa, of Rich Hill, 7)i. 22 Aug. 18'22, Edmund, eldest
son of .Sir Edmund Bacon, 10th Bart, of Raveningham
Hall, Norfolk, who d. 14 April, 1852 ; she d. s. p. 23
Feb. 1881.

1 Mary Anne.

2 Isabella, m. Edmund Baun, Esq.

3 Louisa.

II. Henrt (Col.), of whom hereafter.

I. Hester, m. Feb. 1745, Rev. James Lowry.

II. Mary, m. 1740, Archibald, 1st Lord Gosford.
Mr. Richardson d. 1745. His 2nd son.

Col. Henrt Richardson, of Kossfad, m. 26 June, 1760,
Jane, dau. and co-heir of Guy Carleton, Esq. of Rossfad, co.
Fermanagh, and d. circa 1794, having had issue, a son,

John Richardson, Esq. of Rossfad, Major Tyrone Militia, 6.
7 May, 1768 ; m. 5 Sept. 1807, Angel, dau. of Col. Mervyn
Archdall, M.P. of Castle Archdal!, and d. 10 Dec. 1841, leav-
ing by her (who d. 1817) an only son,

Henry Mervyn Richardson, Esq. of Eossfad, D.L., High
Sheriff 1834. 6. 13 Dec. 1808; m. 22 Dec. 1834, Mary Jane,
widow of John Johnstone, Esq. of Crockna Crieve, co. Ferma-
nagh, and 2nd dau. of Charles Ovenden, M.D. of Mayfield,
Sussex, and of Inniskillen, and by her (who ci. 10 Dec. 1868} had





I. John Mervts Archdall Cakleton, his hoir.

II. Charles William Hemy, late Lieut. 73id licgt., b. 2 Dec.
1840 ; d. S Nov. 1SS8.

I. Jane Angtl.

II. Angel Catherine Charlotte.

III. Emilie Margaret, 711. Feh. 1871, ncv. Robert Kighy Kew-
ley. Vicar of Winghani, Kent, anil has issue.

IV. Henrietta Marth.i Mervyn, m. .^11!:. 11^72, Capt. Charles
Kobert Barton, of The Watorfoot, J. P. and D.L., co. Ter-
nwnagh, and has issue.

Mr. Eichardson s. on the death of his cousin Louisa, Mrs.
Eacon, in ISSl, to two-thirds of the Rich Hill estate. He (^
3 Aug. ISS'2, and was s. by his eldest son.

Arms — A-Tg., on a chief sa. three leopards' heads cra.'ed of
the first, a crescent for difference. Crtsl — An armed arm,
holding in the hand a sword with a bunch of thorns at the end,
all ppr. Motto — Pro Deoet rege.

iStat — Rossfad, Ballinamallard, co. Fermanagh.


EiCHAEDSON, Edwaed John, Esq. of Poplar
Tale, CO. Monaghan, b. 16 Sept. 1874, s. liis father

Lineage.— This family claims descent from the Richard-
sons of Honningham, Norfolk, and settled, it is stated, in
Ireland tcm}!. Queen Elizabeth.

Simon Richardson was granted by Charles II., 30 May,
11)67, considerable lands in the cos. of Monaghan, Cavan, and
Tyrone, part of which was jointly granted to Robert Burgh,
Ksq. By Katherine his wife, dau. of the before-mentioned
Robert Burgh, Esq., he had issue, i. Francis, b. 1G82, m. Edith
NoUcot, who d. 1721. He d. in Dublin, 1682, leaving two
daus., 1 Katherine, to. her cousin, Francis Richardson, Esq. of
Poplar Vale; 2 Letitia, in. Frederick McVeagh, M.D. ; 11.
Henry, of whom hereafter; iii. Edwafd, to. Miss Coote, and
had an only son, Francis, whos. his uncle. The 2nd son,

Henry Richardson, Esq. of Pojilar Vale, co. Monaghan,
High. Sheriff, attainted by the Parliament of James II., m. 1st,
Jane, dau. of Robert Maxwell, Esq. of Finnebrogue, co. Down,
and had issue,

Edward, d. s. p.

Jane, m. Beaumont Astle, Esq., an Officer of Dragoons.
He in. 2ndly, Miss Gibson, of, co. Down, and had
nine daus., two d. un;n. ; three m. three Mr. Montgomery's ;
one TO. Mr. Cuff, co. Maj-o ; one m. Mr. Watson ; and another
TO. Rev. Oliver Douglas, Rector of Tigkallon, Diocese of
Clogher, who d. 1738. He d. 1730, and wass. by his nephew,

Francis Richardson, Esq. of Poplar Vale, Capt. of Dragoons.
He III. 1G04, his cousin, Katherine Richardson, and had issue,

I. Simon, b. 1705; c^. %inin. v. p. 1744.

II. Edward, his heir.

in. Christopher, 6. 1711 ; d. 1776.
IV. Francis, b. 1720 ; i^. 1733.
1. Dorothy, d. uam.

C:ipt. Richardson d. 17C4, and was s. by his eldest suiTiving

Edward Richardson, Esq. of Poplar Vale, h. 1707 ; m.
1732, Catherine, dau. of Thomas P>aillie, Esq. of Dublin, and
by her (whod. 1794) had issue,

I. Francis, his heir.

II. Thomas, d. Aug. 174,5.

III. Simon, 1742; m. 1779, Frances, dau. ol John Clements,
F.'sq., and had issue, Edith, m. Col. Shaw; d. 1818.

IV. Edward, d. unm. 1785.

V. John, TO. 1775, Miss Williams, and had a dau. Katherine ;
d. 1796.

VI. Christopher, m. 1783, Susanna, dau. of Edw.ard Dawson,
E.sq. of Kilcrow, co. Monaghan, and had

1 Edward, Lieut. 50th Regt., 6. 1784, served during the
Peninsular war; </. uniii. 1819, of yellow fever in Jamaica,
serving with his regt.

2 Francis, d. young.

3 Samuel, 6. 1787, Lieut. 11th Regt., killed in the Pyrenees,
in command of the advanced picquet of his corps, in

4 John, who eventually s. to Poplar Vale.

1 Catherine, d. 18^8.

2 Elizabeth Eleanor, d. 1878.

I. Mary Anne, m. Capt. Williams, R.F.

II. Elizabeth, to. Rev. Edward Weeks, co. Cork.

III. Catherine, to. John Bolton, Esq.

IV. Dorothy, to. Mr. Ashton.

V. Sarah, m. Pakenham Smythe, Esq.

Mr. Richardson d. 17CI, and was s. by his son,

Francis Richardson, Esq., who in. 1707, Mary Anne, dau.
of Lancelot Fisher, Esq., and had issue,

I. Edward, his heir.

II. Launcelot, 6. 17 71; d. 1785.
HI. Francis Henry, </. I7^i'>.

IV. Henry, 6. 1776; d. 1784.

V. George Arthur, 6. 1776; (/. unm.

VI. William, </. 1784.

I. K.itherinc Elizabeth, d. unm.

II. Harriett Matild.a, d. unm.

Mr. Richardson d. Oct. 1782, and was .'.by his eldestssn,

Edward Richardson, Esq. of Poplar Vale, High Sheriff
1793, b. 1769 ; m. 1788, Alica, dau. of Rev. F'rancis Lucas, of
Coote Hill, and dying s. p. 3 Aug. 1895, was s. by his cousin,

John Richardson, Esq. of Poplar Vale, High Sheriff 1846
sometime Capt. in the 40th and 83rd Regts. ; served with,
distinction with the 40th Regt. in the Peninsular War; present
at the battles of Toulouse, Orthes, Nivelle, Pyrenees, Vittoria,
Salamanca, Badajoz, Cuidad Rodrigo, Busaco (medal and nin©
clasps), Waterloo (medal), also at Redinha, Gonezales, Heights
of Vera, Olivinza, and Panipeluna, and New South Wales and
India; was twice severely wounded in the face and once in the
knee. He was presented with a gold snuff box, by the officers
of the 83rd, which has the inscription, "From the officers of
the 83rd Dcp6t to their friend and comrade, Captain John
Richardson, in token of their admiration of his services as a
soldier and esteem for his character as a man — March, 1840."
He was b. 1794; m. 1st, 29 July, 1834, Elizabeth, dau. of
James Wood Wright, Esq. of Gola, by whom (whod. 1836) he
had issue,

I. Elizabeth, d. 1885.
He TO. 2ndly, 23 Sept. 1840, Frances, dau. of George Jacson,
Esq. of Barton, eo. Lancaster, by whom (who d. 1854) he had

I. Edward, his heir.

II. George Clements Kirkwood, Barrister-at-Law, 6. 25 Sept.
1844 : m. 1871, Edmundia, dau. of Chief Justice Harding, of
Natal, and has a dau. Charlotte Susanna.

III. Henry Francis, 6. 13 Dec. 1846; m. 1872, Anne Cecilia,
dau. of Chief Justice Harding, of Natal, and has had issue,
John Cliaiies, b. 25 Feb. 1874, d. 18 July, 1876; George
Clements Victor, b. 30 July, 1875, d. 13 June, 1876 ;
Dorothy Eleanor; Kathleen, d. young.

IV. Thomas Ferdinand, J. P., Major, 5th batt. Royal Tyrone
Fusiliers, b. 19 May, 1849 ; to. 187C, Victoria, dau. of Major
Thomas Coote, J. P. and D.L., co. Blonaghan, and has issue,
Thomas Coote, *. 18 Jan. 1880; Albert Victor John, b. 4
Sept. 1884 ; Henry Francis Edmund, 6. 17 May, 1886 ; Cathe-
rine Horatio Elizabeth; Rebecca Victoria, rf. 1888.

II. Charlotte Susanna, d. 1872.

Mr. Richardson d. 23 Aug. 1859, and s. by his eldest son,

Edward Richardson, Esq. of Poplar Vale, J. P. and D.L.,
High Sheriff 1871, 41st and 80th Regts., 6. 26 June, 1843; m.
1873, Anne Charlotte, dau. of Robert Adams, M.D. , Surgeon
in ordinary to the Queen in Ireland, d. 1882, and had issue,

I . Edward John, now of Poplar Vale.

II. Robert Adams, b. 19 Dec. 1875.
HI. Charles Roger, ?(. 24 Feb. 1879.
IV. George, C. K., b. 31 Dec. 1880.

I. Frances Dorothy, rf. 1877.

II. Mary Eleanor.
Mr. Richardson d. 1883.

Arms — Quarterly: 1st and 4th arg,, on a chief sa. three
lions' heads erased of the first, for Richardson; 2nd and 3rd,
erm., on a canton az. a St. Andrew's cross arg., as a coat of
augmentation. Crest — Out of a ducal coronet or, a unicorn's
head sa., crined and horned or. 3/o({o —Virtute acquirituir

Seat — Poplar Vale, Monaghan.


RicnARDSON, Jeremiah Clarke, Esq. of Der-
wen Fawr, co. Grlarnorgan, J.P., J. 1822; m. 1st,
1848, Margaret, dau. of Thomas Walters, Esq. of
rictoii House, Swansea, and by her has issue,

I. Arthur Henry, J. P. co. Glamorgan, Major 2nd Brigade
Welsh Artillery Militia, b. 1855.

I. Mary Clarke, m. George E. S. Pearce-Serocold, Esq. of
Cherry Hinton, Torquay.

II. Jessie Mai-garet.

He m. 2ndly, 1860, Sophia Langharne, dau. and
eo-heir of John Lucas Popkin, Esq. of Llandillo, CO.
Carmarthen, and has further issue,

II. F'rederick Lucas, b. 1803.

III. John Langharne, b. 1872.

III. Emily Livia, m. Henry D. Fussell, Esq. of Amroth
Castle, CO. Pembroke, who d. 1889, leaving issue.





IV. Esther Sophia Clarke.

V. Jlarguerita Clare.

liiueagre. — John Richakdsok, Esq., 6. 1760 ; m. about
1787, Sarah Hetherington, who d. 1812. He d. 1805, leaving
a son,

John Richardson, Esq. of Swansea, J. P., m. 1809, Elizabeth,
dau. of Jeremiah Clarke, Esq., and by her (who d. 1864) had

I. John Crow, m., d. 1884. ii. Joseph, m., d. 1854.

III. James Coxon, to., d. 1874. iv. MaiUew, d. 1834.

V. Henry, d.

Yi. Robert, m., took the name of Gardner.

VII. George Straker, m.

viii. Jeremiah Clarke, now of Derwcn Fawr.

I. Sarah, m., d. 18S1.

II. Elizabeth Clarke, m., d. 1870.

III. Mary Isabella, ra.

IV. Esther Frances, m., d. ISGO.

Mr. Richardson d. in 1858.
Seat — Derwen Fawr, Swansea, co. Glamorgan.


Richardson, Joseph, Esq. of Potto Hall, co.
York, J.P. for co. Durham, North Riding, co.
York, and for the horough of Stockton-on-Tees,
D.L. CO. Durham, High Sheriff for that co. 1885-6,
h. 15 Jan. 1830; m. 1st, 18 Dec. 1856, Ann Ehza
Backhouse, only dau. of the late Frederick Back-
house, Esq., Banker, of Stockton-on-Tees, and by
her (who d. 27 Dec. 1886) has issue,

I. Edwin Backhouse, h. 22 May, 1869.

I. Frances Mary, m. Rev. Charles Hutton Coates, Vicar of
Sheriff Hutton, Yorks.

II. Anne Backhouse, to. Alfred Edward Kitching, Esq.,
J.P. and D.L., of The Firs, Great Ayton, Northallerton.

III. Amy Louisa.

IV. Marion Josephine, m. Cecil Wagner Holmes, Esq.

He m. 2ndly, 14 Sept. 1893, Flora, youngest dau.
of the late James Macdonald, Esq. of Ennerdale
Lodge, Birkenhead, Cheshire.

liineage. — John Richardson, Esq., 1794, Hannah Wilson,
who d. 18C0. He d. 1842, leaving a son,

Caleb Richardson, Esq. of West Lodge, Sunderland, in. at
Leeds, 26 April, 1827, and d. 24 April, 1875. By his wife
Mary (who d. 26 Aug. 1890), he had issue,

I. Joseph, now of Potto Hall.

II. John Winn, m. Mary Green.

III. Edwin, m. Emma Walker.

IV. Frederick (deceased), in. Sarah Jlaria Harris.

V. Stanstield, ?». Mary Anita Pini.

I. Emily, m. Robert Hayden Gayner, Esq.

Armi — Sa., gutte d'eau on a pale ermine a lion's head erased
ermines, on a chief indented arg. two anchors in saltire of the
first between as many lions' heads erased of the third. Crest —
On the battlements of a tower or, in front of an anchor in bend
sinister sa. a lion's head as in the arms. Motto — Potus ingenio
quam vi.

Seo«— Potto Hall, Northallerton.


EiCHAEDSON, Thomas, Esq. of Kirkleviiigton
Grange, co. York, J.P. co. Durham, and Borough
of Hartlepool, Mayor of Hartlepool 1886-88, and
County Councillor co. Durham, E.A. Camb., b. 28
Dec. 1846, m. April, 1879, Anna Constance, dau. of
Rev. John Cooke Faber, Eector of Chickdale, Wilts,
by Emily his wife, dau. of Sir William Bagshaw,
and by her has issue,

I. Thomas, 6. 17 Jan. 1880.

II. John Stanley, 6. 29 June, 1883.

III. Ernest Benbow, b. 25 March, 1SS5.

IV. Arthur Douglas, b. 1 Aug. ISSC.

V. Leonard Faber, b. 5 June, 1889.

VI. Roland Charles, b. 2 Jane, 1891.

I. Alice Constance, 6. 10 Sept. 1881.

II. A dau., b. 3 Nov. 1893.

Lineage.— This family have rcpided at Kirklevington,

CO. York, for the last twenty-sis years, but previously in co.

Thomas Richardson, Esq., m. 1815, Margaret Isabel, dau. of
— Heslop, Esq., and by her (who d. 1835) had issue,

Thomas Richardson, of co. Durham, J.P. and D.L. for co?.
Durham and N.R., Yorkshire, M.P., m. 1843, Maria, dau. it.
Richard Greenwell, Esq., and had issue,

I. Thomas, now of Kirklevington Grange.

II. Henry, m. Margaret Harner, and has issue.

III. William John. iv. Charles Edward.

I. Eleanor, m. 25 Jan. 1892, Compton Charles Domville.

Mr. Richardson d. 29 Dec. 1890.

Sent— Kirklevington Grange, Yarm, co. York.


EiDDEiL, John Giffaed, Esq. of Felton Part,
and Swinburne Castle, co. Northumberland, J.P.,
High Sheriff 1881, b. 10 Jan. 1830; m. 1st, 1854,
Mademoiselle Sapelier, who d. s. p. April, 1865, and
2ndly, 20 Sept. 1866, Victoria Henrietta, 5th dau.
of Peter Purcell, Esq. of Halverstown, co. Kildarc,
and by her had issue,

I. Cutheert David Giffard, h. 10 Sept. 1868.

II. Thomas Oswald Henry, 6. 22 Aug. 1S71.

III. Edward Pius Arthur, 6. 23 May, 1875.

IV. John Jo.seph, 6. 27 March, 1877; d. 19 Oct. 1878.

I. Laura Mary.

II. Monica Gertrude Mary, d. 11 Oct. 1887.

III. Maiy Elizabeth Josephine.

IV. Honoria Mary Victoria.

Lineage. — The family is of Norman origin, and the name
of its patriarch appears on the roll of Battle Abbey. Subse-
quently, it became established in Scotland, where one of its
members, Gervase, was a great favourite of David I., who
lived in the year 1139. When the Riddells migrated front
North Britain docs not appear ; but they were for some timtv
located at Norham and Twysell-on-the-Tweed, and held ther
custody of the castle at the former place. In 1314, or shortly-
previously, William de Ridell filled the office of Sheriff of
the county, and was employed on several important occasions:
during the reign of Edward II. The Eiildells were afterwards
resident in the town of Newcastle-on-Tyne, and th

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