Col Christopher Rowland Richardson (Senior)
Birth: 1785 circa Died June 19, 1864 (79) 17 Abingdon Villas, Kensington, Greater London, Buried Kensel Green London interred in a public vault Anglican Chapel. 11493 Catacomb B Vault 108
The natural born son of Captain William Richardson a East India Company merchant comamnder and mother Anna Maria Sany .This Angli / Indian union also brovided siblings ,the Twins Charotte and Elizabeth Capt William Jun.. And to be confirmed brother Capt. William Junior and sister Hariett He married Martha Anne Humphreys, in Powys ,Montgomery, Wales, in 1812 Daughter of Charles Gardner Humphreys and Martha Anne Bright
Known children o Catherine Marion Richardson 1819-1891 Married Francis Hart Viceimus Guinness Tirhoot ,Patna Bihar India ) 16th Nov 1844 moved to New Zealand
o Lt Clephane Louis Richardson 1831-1861 Married Jessica Nee Ditmas;1841-1962 Eldest daughter of Col Ditmas HM Madras Artillery)Died in Camp May 4th At Jingeratchia Jessore of Cholera Aged 29 HM 58 Regt. Bengal North India . Jessica Died 3 days after her husband also with Cholera aged 21 .
o Martha Anne Francis Richardson B 1819 circa Married Robert Alexander B Taylor
o Jane E Richardson Married J Waler 5TH Jan 1835 a civil servant at Muzzufferpore India she was the eldest daughter of C. R. Richardson, Esq., Tirhoot. India
o Clara Harriett Richardson Born 1827 Exeter , Devon England died 15 Jan 1910 London England
o Henrietta Nelson Richardson (1826 - 1896) Married 1892 Lt Henry Postlethwaite
o Lt Col Christopher Rowland Richardson Jn Dec 8th 1825-1900 Christopher Junior had four children, three by his first wife And the youngest Lydia Constance Richardson by his second wife Lydia Bulsowe
Died 19 June 1864 Reading, Berkshire, England Interred in a public vault beneath All Souls Kensal Green Cemetery Anglican Chapel. The reference is 11493 Catacomb B Vault 108. The Catacombs are not open and you would need to make an appointment to view.
Transcript from the Probate Record 4TH July 1864 Richardson Christopher Rowland Esq. ( Effects under 1000 pounds ) Formerly of 56 St Johns Wood Tce. , St Johns Wood ; but late of 17 Abingdon- Villas Kensington. , both in the county of Middlesex , Esquire . Deceased. Who died 19th June 1864 at Reading in the County of Berks. , Was proved at the Principle Registry by oath of Martha Ann Richardson, of 17 Abingdon Villas a foresaid Widow of the Relict the Executrix .
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