Catherine Richardson

6 December 1825–
York, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Catherine

When Catherine Richardson was born on 6 December 1825, in York, Yorkshire, England, her father, William Richardson, was 20 and her mother, Ann Metcalf, was 24. She lived in York, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1825 and Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851.

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William Richardson
Ann Metcalf
Catherine Richardson
Charlotte Elizabeth Richardson
Sarah Jane Richardson
James Richardson
William Henry Richardson

Parents and Siblings



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.
1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened

Age 38

The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.

Name Meaning

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

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cathe Richardson in household of Jas Richardson, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Catherine Richardson, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Catherine Richardson, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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