John Richardson

1784–
Ticknall, Derbyshire, England

The Life of John

When John Richardson was christened on 11 February 1784, in Ticknall, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Richardson, was 29 and his mother, Elizabeth Barrow, was 28.

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Family Time Line

John Richardson
1755–
Elizabeth Barrow
1756–1823
Martha Richardson
1779–1779
George Richardson
1780–
Thomas Richardson
1782–
John Richardson
1784–
Betty Barrow Richardson
1785–1850
Richard Richardson
1787–
Joseph Richardson
1789–

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World Events (7)

1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia

The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.
1789 · The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano

"Former slave Olaudah Equiano settled in London and published his autobiography titled ""The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano."" Equiano learned to read and write and converted to Christianity. His autobiography is one of the oldest published works by an African-American writer."
1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Richard . This has undoubtedly also assimilated like-sounding cognates from other languages, such as Swedish Richardsson.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • John Richardson, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"
  • John Richardson, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"
  • John Richardson, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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