William Richards

30 October 1825–10 November 1902 (Age 77)
Lenton, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Richards was born on 30 October 1825, in Lenton, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Richards, was 20 and his mother, Mary Brunt, was 22. He married Caroline Eliza Byard on 28 May 1854, in Radford, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States in 1902. He died on 10 November 1902, in Wellsville, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Richards
Caroline Eliza Byard
Marriage: 28 May 1854
William Richards
Eliza Richards

Spouse and Children

28 May 1854
Radford, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (8)


Age 5

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 8

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.

Age 21

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English and German: patronymic from the personal name Richard . Richards is a frequent name in Wales.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • William Richards in household of Joseph Richards, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • William Richards, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • William Richards, age 44, & spouse Eliza Richards, age 45, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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