Info 9, BMD for John Robert Richardson of Hull Close info Window

Following his fathers death in April 1899 John Robert Richardson now head of the family business applied for a Passport on 14 August 1899 .
Intended Destination details are lost.
However it is known he went to Africa at some time previous? to his marriage in 1901 possibly to secure Timber contracts for the family business. Whilst in Africa he contracted Maleria whiich plaqued him the rest of his life.

It is not known how John robert Richardson came to meet his bride Louisa ellen Roberts, however he was present at her father's funeral in September 1900, and given he was in the 2nd carriage along with Edward Roberts (brother)and John Vine(married aunt Mary ann Roberts), its clear John was by then a close family friend.

1901   Marriage Solomnized at the CATHEDRAL in the parish of WAKEFIELD in the county of York
Number When
Married
Name and Surname Age Condition Rank or
Profession
Residence Fathers
name
Fathers
Rank
411 March
21st
1901
John Robert
Richardson
23 Bachelor Timber
Merchant
Bridlington Joseph Richardson Gentleman
Louisa Ellen
Roberts
24 Spinster   Wentworth
Terrace
George henry
Roberts
Gentleman
Married in the   Parish Church According to the Rites and Ceremonies of the Established Church,
after Banns / Licence by me Rev. William Donne, Archdecon
This Marriage
was solomnized
between us.
In the presence of:

Ellen Roberts
Arnold Percy Codner

And a couple of weeks later On their honeymoon

1901 census              Painton , Torquay,  Devon
Scource:                 piece 2063 folio    page8 enu 44
Place:                   Esplanade Hotel,    Christchurch parish

John    Richardson      visitor  24     Timber Merchant        Yorks Hull
Louisa  Richardson      visitor  24                            Yorks Wakefield

John Robert (Bob) then had a Timber Import business at St Georges Docks, Hull (which the trade directories appear to show that he was not the sole owner.) till his death 1918 Bridlington

1902 Birth in Registration District of Sculcoates, book 27 page 16

Registration in Sub-district of  Cottingham in the Counties of   Kingston upon Hull and York
No. When and
where born
Name Sex Name of
father
Name of
Mother
Occupation
of Father
Informant When
Registered
76 Twelth September
1902
129 Westbourn
Avenue Sculcoates
Francies Eileen Girl John Robert
Richardson
Louisa Ellen
Richardson
formerly Roberts
Timber
Merchant
Jno. R.Richardson
father
129 Westbourn
Avenue, Hull
21st
October
1902

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1904 Birth in Registration District of Sculcoates, book 27 page 47

Registration in Sub-district of  Cottingham in the Counties of   Kingston upon Hull and York
No. When and
where born
Name Sex Name of
father
Name of
Mother
Occupation
of Father
Informant When
Registered
232 Twelth August
1904
117 Park
Avenue Sculcoates
Cynthia Caton Girl John Robert
Richardson
Louisa Ellen
Richardson
formerly Roberts
Timber
Merchant
Jno. R.Richardson
father
117 Park
Avenue, Hull
21st
September
1904

1911 Birth in Registration District of Bridlington, book 45

Registration in Sub-district of  Bridlington in the County of   York
No. When and
where born
Name Sex Name of
father
Name of
Mother
Occupation
of Father
Informant When
Registered
468 Twenty eighth May 1911
Seacroft, Trafalgar Cresent Hilderthorpe
Audrey Josephine Girl John Robert
Richardson
Louisa Ellen
Richardson
formerly Roberts
Timber
Merchant
Jno. R.Richardson
father
Trafalgar Cresent
Hilderthorpe
29th May 1911


BAPTISM   solomnised in the parish of   Christ Church Bridlington  in the County of   Yorkshire
When
Baptised
Christian Name Name of
father
Name of
Mother
Abode Trade or
Profession
Ceremony by
1911
July 5th
No. 622
Audrey Josephine John Robert
Richardson
Louisa Ellen
Richardson
Trafalgar Cresent
Bridlington
Timber
Merchant
H hewville Wharam
Curate

Kelly's North and East Riding dirctory 1913 Richardson john robert Seacroft Trafalgar Cresent
PROBATE
Richardson, John Robert of
Seacroft Bridlington Yorkshire and Kingston upon Hull.
Died 28 May 1918 at Danes Lea Nursing Home Bridlington.
Probate London 27 June to
Louisa Ellen Richardson widow.
Effects 11,988,17s 1d


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