Dr Henry Richards

25 October 1826–29 May 1887 (Age 60)
England, United Kingdom

The Life of Henry

When Dr Henry Richards was born on 25 October 1826, in England, United Kingdom, his father, Henry Slater Richards, was 24 and his mother, Mary Skelding, was 20. He married Amelia Weston on 15 August 1850. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 29 May 1887, in Hororata, Selwyn, Canterbury, New Zealand, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

Dr Henry Richards
1826–1887
Amelia Weston
1824–1915
Marriage: 15 August 1850
Henry Frederick Richards
1851–1947
Amelia Alice Mary Ada Richards
1855–1934
John Deeton Charles Richards
1853–1929
Sybil Richards
1860–1907
Beatrice Richards
1860–1951
Gerald Rockwood Richards
1864–1930

Spouse and Children

    Male1826–1887Male

    Amelia Weston

    Female1824–1915Female

MARRIAGE
15 August 1850
Bridgnorth, Shropshire, England
children

(6)

    Male1851–1947Male

    John Deeton Charles Richards

    Male1853–1929Male

    Amelia Alice Mary Ada Richards

    Female1855–1934Female

    Sybil Richards

    Female1860–1907Female

    Female1860–1951Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

    Male1826–1887Male

    Mary Jane Richards

    Female1828–Female

    Joseph Richards

    MaleMale

World Events (8)

1830

Age 4

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

Age 7

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.
1843

Age 17

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

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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Story Highlight

Dr Henry RICHARDS LB6Q-X82

Collection of surgical & dental tools c 1850. presented to Canterbury Museum by James Cordy Stringer 20 Dec 1982 Have following records from a T E Richards: Amelia Alice Richards born 5 Dec 1889 Lesl …

Sources (3)

  • Henry Richards, "England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944"
  • Henry Richards, "New Zealand, Archives New Zealand, Probate Records, 1843-1998"
  • Henry Richards, "British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices"

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