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Joseph Richmond

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1906. Joseph Richmond age 64. (1842-1926).

Joseph Richmond (1842-1926) of Joseph Richmond and Co

1851 Living at 21 Carlisle Terrace, Stratford le Bow: John Richmond (age 46 born Springfield, Essex), Engineer. With his wife Louisa Richmond (age 36 born Brebon Lees, Kent) and their nine children; Louisa Richmond (age 16 born Springfield, Essex); Sarah Richmond (age 15 born Springfield, Essex); Elizabeth Richmond (age 13 born Poplar); Lydia Richmond (age 12 born Bow); Joseph Richmond (age 9 born Bow); Ann Richmond (age 5 born Bow); John Richmond (age 3 born Bow); Joseph Richmond (age 2 born Bow); and Thomas Richmond (age 2 Months born Bow).[1]

1889 'Mr Joseph Richmond served apprenticeship with his father Mr. John Richmond of Bow, Engineer, until 1863, from there engaged in the works of Messrs. Miller and Ravenhills of Blackheath and other engineering firms as Foreman up to 1876 and for the last 12 years and now carrying on the Sun Ironworks, Burdett Road and at Kirby Street, Hatton Garden in partnership with Mr. Walter Whiting and trading as "Joseph Richmond and Co", Engineers.[2]

1891 Living at 7 Clapton Common, Hackney: Joseph Richmond (age 49 born Bow), Engineer and Machine maker - Employer. With his wife Hester A. Richmond (age 41 born Southgate) and their three children; Arthur Richmond (age 19 born Islington), Apprentice; Evangeline Richmond (age 14 born Edmonton); and Harold Richmond (age 10 born Edmonton). One servant.[3]

1903 October 9th. Death of his wife Hester Ann Richmond age 55. Refers to Alderman Joseph Richmond. Buried at Abney Park.[4]

1926 September 15th. Died when visiting Folkestone. Of 44 Lavington Road, West Ealing.[5]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 Census
  2. 1889 Proposal for membership of the I.Mech.E.
  3. 1891 Census
  4. Hackney and Kingsland Gazette - Friday 16 October 1903
  5. Gloucester Citizen - Thursday 16 September 1926