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Richard Richardson

Birthplace Great Asby Near Penrith Westmorland EnglandPlace of Death Wreay Farm Brampton Cumberland England Date of Birth: May 24, 1882 Date of Death: November 9, 1950


Full name of worker at H.M. Factory Gretna (and any other names they are known by) : Richard Richardson

Gender: Male

Date and Place of Birth: 24th May 1882, Great Asby, near Penrith, Westmorland

Date and Place of Death: 9th November 1950, Wreay Farm, Brampton, Cumberland

Nationality: British




Parents: Richard Richardson and Mary nee Steadman


Parent’s occupations: Stone mason


Schools / universities attended and years of attendance: N/K


Occupational history (previous jobs in their career):  Farmer and publican


Place of residence at Gretna: N/K


Job title at Gretna: N/K


Marital status: Married Sarah A Smith on 3rd July 1918 at Crosby Ravensworth.


Children: At least 6


Travels: N/K


Awards/recognitions: N/K


Trivia / any other information: Richard Richardson was born at Greta Asby, Near Penrith, Westmorland on 24th May 1882 to Richard Richardson and Mary nee Steadman.


1891- Living at Great Asby. Father a stone mason


1901 – working as a cowman on farm – servant and boarding at Fellbarrow, Caterlen, Penrith


3rd July 1918 married Sarah A Smith at Crosby Ravensworth.


WW1 – Coldstream guards but also employed at Gretna.


1921- Richard, Sarah, John and 1 other are listed at Kirkandrews Nether. Richard listed as an ex Gretna worker.


1939- living at Graham’s Arms, Middle Gelt, How Mill, Hayton near Brampton, Cumberland. A publican and a farmer.  Sarah and Richard have 6 children.


9th November 1950 – died at Wreay farm, Brampton aged 68



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