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William Richardson 1818-1907
In 1861 the 3 brothers had moved from above the shop
to 8 Belgrave Terrace.
however by 1871 Joseph and John are no longer with William,
Wether this was a result of expanding prosperity of the firm or some family discord is not clear.
1871 census Source: PRO ref RG10 piece 4791 folio , page 16, enu 59 Place Holy Trinity, North Myton District 19, St Stevens, Kingston upon Hull Dwelling 8 Bellgrave Terrace, Spring Bank William Richardson head u 45 Cabinet Maker Hull Charlotte Shapley ser w 46 House Keeper Louth Linconshire Elizabeth Ledger ser u 19 Gen Servant Hull
1881 cencus Source: PRO Ref RG11 Piece 4770 Folio 32 Page 6 Place: Holy Trinity, Kingston-upon-Hull, York, England Dwelling: 1 Minerva, Spring Bank William RICHARDSON Head U 58 Cabinet Maker Hull Yorks Employing 42 Men John RICHARDSON Bro U 65 Cabinet maker Hull, York, and Apprentices Charlotte SHARPLEY Serv U 58 Housekeeper Louth, Lincoln, Ann COOPER Serv U 21 Domestic Serv Burton Willows, York,
1891 cencus Source RG12/ Piece 3937, Folio 110, Page 5, en 22 place Myton, Holy Trinity, Hull district 13 Dwelling 63 Spring Bank Rel Mar Age Occ Born William Richardson head s 71 Cabinet Manufacturer Hull John Richardson brother s 79 Living on own means Hull Sarah A Barron cousen s 60 House Keeper Hull Elizabeth Swift ser w 44 Asst. Housekeeper and nurse Sherrif Hutton Arthur G Swift s 13 Hull
1901 Census Source RG13 piece 4492 folio 98 page 2 en14 Place West Sculcoates District 11 Dwelling Linden Villas, 1 Pearsons Park William Richardson head s 80 Cabinet manufacturer employer Hull Elizabeth Swift ser w 54 house keeper Sheffif Hutton Annie B Robinson ser s 24 housemaid domestic Hull
1901 Census Source RG13 piece 4476 folio 109 page 13 Place Sculcoates, Kingston upon Hull Dwelling Schedule 139, 48 Plane Street Eliza Barron head W 60 living on own means Hull Sarah ann Barron vist s 74 Hull
1905 DecQt death Sculcoates 9d 97 Sarah A Barron 82
1881 shows Elizabeth as wife of Julius Swift who married an Elizabeth WILSON in 1867
GRO Elizabeth Wilson married JunQt1867 Leeds 9b 541 Julius Ceasar Swift 1881 Census Source: PRO Ref RG11 Piece 4770 Folio 131 Page 68 Place: Holy Trinity, Kingston-upon-Hull, York Dwelling: 8 Sydney Ter Julius SWIFT head M 48 House painter Doncaster, York, England Elizabeth SWIFT wife M 34 Sheriff Hutton, York, England Thomas SWIFT son 11 Scholar Hull, York, England Ada Sheriff SWIFT dau 6 Scholar Hull, York, England Arthur C. SWIFT son 3 Hull, York, England
Following Julius' death Elizabeth works for Richardson given that she is allowed to bring her son with her does suggest some family connection and later Arthur is working in the family factory
GRO marriage Arthur Charles Swift MarQt 1902 Sculcoates 9d 275 at St Pauls to Lillian Frank A second Arthur charles Swift was born sepQt 1895 Sculcoates could this be a son of Thomas is this the Arthur C. who married Ruby Jacklin in Grimsby
Both Sara Ann Barron and a William Barron and a
Monica Marshall benifited from William Richardson's Will
and are dscribed as relatives.
Only one possible Monica Marshall found in 1901 born Derby, living Lydney Gloscestershire
|Hull Daily Mail, Monday 22nd July 1907||BOND-STREET.
We regret record the death of Mr William Richardson, head of Messrs,
Richardson and Sons, the well-known cabinet-makers and upholsterers,
He died at his residence, Linden Villa, The Park, this morning, the ripe age of 88. Mr Richardson, who was a bachelor has been in the Bond-street business — founded by his father—between 60 and 70 years The firm has the honour of holding the Royal appointment. Mr Richardson was a director the Hull Exchange Company. He took a real interest in the Newland Orphanage, and a home which he built and furnished is named after him.
|Hull Daily Mail, Wednesday 24th July 1907||DEATHS.
Richardson.— July 22nd, at Linden Villa, Park, Huli, William Richardson, of the firm of Richardson and Sons, Bond-street, Hull, aged years.
Funeral at the Hull General Cemetery, Thursday, at 12 noon, leaving the house at 11.50. Friends will kindly accept this intimation.
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