Catherine (Guinness) Richardson
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Catherine Mary (Guinness) Richardson (1856 - 1921)

Catherine Mary Richardson formerly Guinness
Born in Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealandmap
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Wife of — married 31 Oct 1878 in Collingwood, New Zealandmap
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Died at age 65 in 9 Upper Addison Gardens, Kensington, London, Englandmap
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Catherine Mary Guinness was born on 20 February 1856 in Christchurch, Canterbury New Zealand, her father, Francis(Frank) Viceimus Hart Guinness, was 36, and her mother, Catherine Marian Richardson, was 36.

She married Frederick Charles Richardson on 31 October 1878 in Collingwood, Tasman, New Zealand.

The couple resided in Christchurch , then relocated to Auckland.

They had eight children in 16 years.

The family then moved to 9 Upper Addington Gardens, Kensington London.

She died on 27 December 1921 at the age of 65.

Her brother was the Hon Sir Arthur Robert Guinness Kt, Speaker of the House of Representatives in New Zealand


Great grandson PR Richardson

  • "England and Wales Census, 1911," database, FamilySearch ( : 1 August 2017), Catherine Mary Richardson in household of Fred Chs Richardson, Kensington, Kensington W, London, England; from "1911 England and Wales census," database and images, findmypast ( : n.d.); citing PRO RG 14, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

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Catherine Mary Guinness 1856 – 1921(age 65)

Catherine Mary Guinness , daughter and 5TH Child of Francis Hart Vicesimus Guinness and Catherine Marian ( nee Richardson ), 20th Feb 1856 Christchurch NZ , and was baptised 30th March 1856 St Paul’s Church Papanui Christchurch ,and was raised in the South Island of New Zealand and one of 7 children She married Frederick Charles RICHARDSON, in Oct 31st 1876, aged 20 in St Cuthbert’s Church, Collinwood, Nelson .Resided. In Christchurch then was then to move to Auckland around 1883. And raise there family of eight children . 1. Selina Guinness Richardson ( Nellie) Oct 9th 1879 Christchurch – 1949 Kensington Hanwell London married MacKenzie no children 2. Charles ( Ike) Guinness Richardson 13th Sept1881 Christchurch – 1936 Devonport Auckland 3. Arthur Walter Guinness Richardson 9th Aug1984 Auckland - 1912 ( South America) 4. Noel Marion Guinness Richardson –25th Dec1886 Auckland -1955 London 5. Mabel Elennor Guinness Richardson 9th Nov1888 Auckland -29th Nov1912 aged 39 6. Frederick Charles Guinness Richardson 2nd Feb 1891 Auckland -1918 7. Frank Guinness Richardson Jan 11th1894 Auckland -June 21st1951 Kaihere (near Ngatea) 8. George Vivian Guinness Richardson 14th Nov1895 Auckland – 1965/66) They had a town house , in Grafton Road and a Country House called Vine Bank , which was later sold to Mr Horton of Wilson & Horton ( NZ Herald ) the property is now .St Kentigern Prep School Catherine and Frederick imgrated back to London , with there unmarried daughters and establised their final home in Kingsington .leaving son Charles who was studing law in NZ . They Surcomed to the Influenza epidemic of the time . Buried in Kinsington Cemetry Hanwell There son Frank Guinness Richardson, was their only offspring to Florence Edith Spray and have children of there own  Charles James ( Jim) Guinness Richardson ( married Marlene Bourn )  Jack Frank Guinness Richardson ( married Esme Hart )  Patricia Noel Richardson ( married Peter Creswell Grierson )

posted 28 Jun 2009 by Phil Richardson
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