Richman, Robert (1848-1919)

Family

Robert was born in June 1848 at Pinchbeck, Lincolnshire, to parents William, who worked the land, and Eliza.

He married Mary Ann Ladd (1846-1931) in the summer of 1875 in the Mile End Old Town Registration District, London. Census returns identify six children.

  • William Robert (1876-1917) – a commercial traveller (1901); a press advertising representative (1911); died in WW1 at Ypres
  • Annie Bertha (abt1878-1935) – married George Pickett, an actor (1911), in 1909; divorced in 1916 ; married Thomas D Hancock in 1922    
  • Edgar B (b abt1880) – a theatrical manager and cinema graphist (1911)     
  • Jennie Gertrude (1880-1916)   – wholesale mantle saleswoman (1911); married Reginald P Webster in 1915
  • Eveline (1885-1973) – telephone operator – Stock Exchange; married Bertram Walter Filer Starling in 1913; married Albert Francis in 1926
  • Horace (1887-1949) – an insurance clerk (1911); an accountant (1919)

Robert died on 29 December 1919 at Croydon, Surrey.

Circuits

  • 1871 Peterborough
  • 1874 Leighton Buzzard
  • 1875 London VIII
  • 1876 Guernsey
  • 1879 Dunstable
  • 1880 disappears
  • 1880-1917 Zion, Mitcham, Surrey – Congregational minister

References

Surman Index id:22947

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

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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