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William Milward Richardson

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William Milward Richardson (1839-1922) of W. and J. Richardson, Leather Merchant

1839 Born the son of William Richardson, Currier, and his wife Mary

1870 Married to Violet Anne Hadden

1871 Birth of son William Henry Richardson

1922. 'William Milward Richardson died on Thursday at his residence, at the advance age of 83. He had been an invalid for a number of years. He never took much part in public affairs, but by reason of his business activities he was one time one of Derby's best known citizens. One of the principal partners in the firm of W. and J. Richardson, curriers and leather merchants, he was also for a number years director of the Derby Gas Co'[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. Derby Daily Telegraph - Friday 31 March 1922