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James Gadsby Richmond

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James Gadsby Richmond (c1841-1912) of Richmond and Chandler

1840 James Richmond married Sarah Gadsby or Gadsey in Manchester[1] - at a guess these were the parents of James Gadsby Richmond

1841 James Gadsby Richmond was born in Cheetham[2]. James Gasby died in Manchester[3]

1851 Sarah Richmond 50, widow, and James Richmond 9 were visiting John Bibby 57 and Rachel Bibby (nee Gadsby[4]) 52 in Cheetham[5]

1861 James Gadsby Richmond was a locomotive engineer, lived in Bowdon, Altrincham with his widowed mother Sarah Richmond 60[6]

1871 Agricultural implement maker, lived in Altrincham with his mother Sarah Richmond 70, and cousin Alfred Gadsby 30, commercial traveller[7]

1881 Agricultural machine manufacturer, staying at the Grand Hotel, Strand, London[8]

1882 Married Elizabeth Dawes in Altrincham[9]

1911 Living at 42 Scarisbrick New Road, Southport: James Gadsby Richmond (age 69 born Manchester), Retired Machine Maker. With his wife Elizabeth Richmond (age 52 born Manchester) and their three children; Albert Gadsby Richmond (age 27 born Southport), Engineer; James Richmond (age 24 born Southport), Accounts Clerk - disengaged; and Vera Richmond (age 21 born Southport). Three servants.[10]

1912 Died in Southport[11]

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. BMD
  3. BMD
  4. Marriage register
  5. 1851 census
  6. 1861 census
  7. 1871 census
  8. 1881 census
  9. BMD
  10. 1911 Census
  11. National Probate calendar