Richard was born abt1839 at Pontefract, Yorkshire, to parents John, a weaver, and Margaret.
After leaving the ministry, Richard worked as a commission agent.
He married Elizabeth Johnson (b1841) in the summer of 1862 in the Shoreditch Registration District, London. Census returns identify five children.
- Alice Ruth (abt1863-1904) – a waitress (1881); married George Needham in 1885
- Annie A (b1866) – a draper’s assistant (1891)
- Nelly Maud M (1869-1872)
- Margaret (1871-1923) – married Arthur Horne, a labourer, in 1890
- G.W.J.C. (b abt1877) – later known as George Carr, a coppersmith’s labourer in 1901
Richard was buried in March 1877 at Ottringham, York, Yorkshire.
Elizabeth married Christopher Weedon Joseph Pollard in May 1891.
- 1859 Chelmsford
- 1860 Buckden & St N
- 1861 St Albans
- 1862 Cardiff & New
- 1863 disappears
W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990
Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers