Richardson, William (1822-1908)

Family

William was born abt1822 at Duffield, Derbyshire.

Census returns identify the following occupations after William left the PM ministry.

  • 1861 book-keeper
  • 1871 Insurance agent
  • 1881 insurance agent & Baptist lay preacher
  • 1891 insurance agent & teacher
  • 1901 insurance agent 

He married Martha Flint (1820-1853)  in the summer of 1849 at Wirksworth, Derbyshire.

He married Mary Stubbs (1822-1895)  in the spring of 1855 at Wymeswold, Leicestershire. Census returns identify three children.

  • George Richard (1856-1911) – an estate agent and tax collector (1911)
  • Willie Samuel (1859-1934)   – a photographer (1881)      Nottingham
  • Catherine Anne (1862-1949) – married William Marshall, a boot and shoe manufacturer, in 1893

William died on 28 December 1908 at Nottingham, Nottinghamshire.

Circuits

  • 1844 Belper
  • 1845 Derby
  • 1846 Horncastle
  • 1848 Rugby
  • 1849 Newark
  • 1851 Sheffield
  • 1853 Spalding
  • 1854 disappears

References

W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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