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William Richardson

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

William has moved to the house next door and is reconciled with John

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,

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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

John Richardson died 1893

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

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1881 shows Elizabeth as wife of Julius Swift who married an Elizabeth WILSON in 1867

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

GRO Birth Arthur charles Swift sepQt1877 Hull 9d 227

GRO DEATH Julius Caesar A. Swift DecQt1887 Hull 9d 179

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
1911 census 14 perth st, hull
Arthur charles swift upholsterer
and Lillian with 4 children

A second Arthur charles Swift was born sepQt 1895 Sculcoates
could this be a son of of arthurs brother 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, Bond-street, Hull.
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
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.

Hull Daily Mail,   Saterday 21st September 1907
Commanding excellent picturesque views over part of this favourite Park.
ATTRACTIVE SEMI-DETACHED FR VILLA RESIDENCE, containing spacious ana i»nj Entrance Hall, cheerful and airy Dining, Drawing, and Breakfast Rooms, Bedrooms, _ Lavatory fitted with Hot and PP/» Kitchens, and excellent well-arranged Domestic Offlo*, with capital Cellarage, Gardens, Entrance, and good Carriage Road at the back- property, which splendid Of rep« well and substantially built, and finked through, superior manner. fitted with High Pressure Heating Apparatus and other conveniences, and affords comfort, family home, in this delightful residential ,and, whilst being within few minutes by Car of all parts the City, it has all the quiet Country House .

N. LEWENDON and SON are favoured with instructions to SELL the ABOVE by AUCTION, their Estate Mart, 4, Parliament-street ...

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