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Richard Archer (abt. 1820 - 1900)

Richard Archer
Born about in Thorpe Mandeville, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdommap
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Brother of and
Husband of — married 1855 in England, United Kingdommap
Died in Bourton, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdommap
Profile last modified | Created 6 Jan 2010
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Biography

Richard Archer was born about 1820 in Thorpe Mandeville, Northamptonshire, England to Richard Archer and Martha (Adkins) Archer.

In 1841 Richard Archer (age 21) lived in Aston le Walls, Northamptonshire with his father Richard (55), brother John (24), uncle George (50), aunt Margret (52), two cousins: Margret (23) and Benjamin (20), and two servants: John Quinney (28) and Hanah Giles (17).[1]

In 1851 Richard Archer (age 31, Farmer Labourer) lived in Bourton Oxfordshire with House Keeper Elizabeth Busley (28).[2]

Richard Archer married the widow Elizabeth (Tomkins) Williams in 1855. The marriage was registered in Banbury, Oxfordshire in the first quarter of the year.[3]

In 1861 Richard Archer (age 41, Farmer of 430 Acres Employing 2 Men 1 Boy) lived in Bourton with his wife Elizabeth (37, Farmer Wife), nephew K (2), and servant Emma Smith (13, House Servant).[4]

In 1871 Richard Archer (age 51, Landowner) lived in Bourton with his wife Elizabeth (47) and servant Sarah A Batchelor (24, Domestic Servant).[5]

In 1881 Richard Archer (age 61, Farmer (43 Ac Emp 2 M 1 B) lived in Bourton with his wife Elizabeth (57), niece Mercy P Tomkins (17, Student), cousin Arthur J Archer (4), and servant Emma Tucker (18, Gen Serv).[6]

Richard was an Executor of his brother John's estate in 1881: "The Will with a Codicil of John Archer late of Little Bourton in the County of Oxford Farmer and Road Surveyor who died 26 July 1881 at Little Bourton was proved at the Principal Registry by Richard Archer of Little Bourton Farmer and Road Surveyor the Brother and James Adkins of Greatworth in the County of Northampton Farmer the Executors. Personal Estate £1,346 12s. 4d."[7]

In 1891 Richard Archer (age 71, Highway Surveyor & Farmer) lived in Bourton with his wife Elizabeth (67) and two servants: Ruth Wade (19, Domestic Servant General) and Frederick Haynes (15, Groom).[8]

Richard's wife Elizabeth Archer passed away in 1891.

Richard Archer passed away on 13 Jan 1900, aged 80 years. His death was registered in Banbury in the first quarter of the year.[9]

"ARCHER Richard of Little Bourton Oxfordshire gentleman died 13 January 1900 Probate Oxford 26 April to John Carpenter and James Jones farmers and Mercy Pearson Hollier (wife of William Amos Chinner Hollier) Effects £5791 9s. 3d. Resworn December 1900 £5872 17s."[10]

Sources

  1. "England and Wales Census, 1841," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M7Q3-G8F : 25 May 2019), Richard Archer in household of George Archer, Aston le Walls, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom; from "1841 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO HO 107, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.
  2. "England and Wales Census, 1851," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:SGXK-LPB : 24 October 2017), Richard Archer, Bourton, Oxfordshire, England; citing Bourton, Oxfordshire, England, p. 25, from "1851 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO HO 107, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.
  3. "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2D33-PDJ : 13 December 2014), Richard Archer, 1855; from "England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005," database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1855, quarter 1, vol. 3A, p. 645, Banbury, Oxfordshire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.
  4. "England and Wales Census, 1861," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M7LJ-T8G : 19 April 2019), Richard Archer, Bourton, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom; from "1861 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 9, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.
  5. "England and Wales Census, 1871", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KDD8-7CR : 26 April 2019), Richard Archer, 1871.
  6. "England and Wales Census, 1881," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q27H-11TD : 11 December 2017), Richard Archer, Bourton (Great And Little), Oxfordshire, England; from "1881 England, Scotland and Wales Census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 21, Piece/Folio 1526/47, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,774,471.
  7. "UK Wills & Probate, 1858-1996" (https://probatesearch.service.gov.uk/) Archer, 1882.
  8. "England and Wales Census, 1891," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:4GZT-CZM : 2 May 2019), Richard Archer, Bourton, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom; from "1891 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, Oxfordshire county, subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.
  9. "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2J5C-5JC : 31 December 2014), Richard Archer, 1900; from "England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006," database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death, Banbury, Oxfordshire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.
  10. "UK Wills & Probate, 1858-1996" (https://probatesearch.service.gov.uk/) Archer, 1900.


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