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Richard Kitchen (b.c1786)

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Richard Kitchen (c1786-1863) of Richard Kitchin

1851 Living at Manchester Road, Warrington: Richard Kitchin (age 67 born Sandholme, (Claughton)), Engineer employing 44 men and Unmarried. With his two nieces Mary Kitchin (age 33 born Preston) and Jane Hind (age 28 born Dundalk, Ireland). One servant.[1]

1860 ' indenture of assignment, bearing date the 22nd day of March, 1860, George Sims, of Warrington, in the county of Lancaster, Manufacturing Chemist, assigned all his personal estate and effects, whatsoever and wheresoever, as therein mentioned, unto Richard Kitchin, of Warrington aforesaid, Engineer, whose place of abode is in Church-place, in Warrington aforesaid, Abel Pennington, of Warrington aforesaid, Builder, whose place of abode is in Market-street, in Warrington aforesaid, and James Jack, of Liverpool, in the county of Lancaster, Millwright and Engineer, whose place of abode is No. 123, Mount Pleasant, in Liverpool aforesaid, upon trust, for the benefit of all the creditors of the said George Sims...'[2]

1861 Living at Church Lane, Warrington: Richard Kitchen (age 75 born Claughton), Engineer Master employing 100 men. With his two nieces Mary Kitchen (age 4) and Mary Kitchen (age 43). One servant.[3]

1863 Died in Warrington, a machinist[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 Census
  2. The London Gazette Publication date:6 April 1860 Issue:22374 Page:1390
  3. 1861 Census
  4. National probate calendar