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Henrietta Nelson (Richardson) Postlethwaite (abt. 1818 - 1896)

Henrietta Nelson Postlethwaite formerly Richardson
Born about in East Indies, Calentta, Indiamap
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Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Died at about age 78 in 12 Brooklyn Road, Sheperds Bush London Englandmap
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Henrietta Nelson Richardson was born in 1818 in'East Indies, Calentta India, her father, Christopher Roland Richardson, was 33, and her mother, Martha, was 28. She married Capt.Henry James William Postlethwaite on 2 February 1839 in Calcutta, West Bengal, India. They had three children during their marriage. She died on 6 April 1896 in ,12 Brooklyn Road, Sheperds Bush London England having lived a long life of 78 years.

3rd Daughter of Col Christopher Rowland Richardson jSen and Martha Anne Richardson ( Nee Humphreys) MARRIED Henry James William Postlethwaite who was born in 1821 at Broadway, Worcestershire On the 8th August 1840 they had a son, Harry, whilst stationed at Fort William, Bengal, India. Henry then accompanied his regiment to China qualifying for the 1st China War Medal and the 1842 musters show him stationed in Hong Kong, then Bengal before returning to England in 1843. The Officers Returns for that year note that he was 'To retire from the Army', with leave 'until retirement' and there is no trace on the musters after June 1843. sHE DIED 6TH April 1896 , 12 Brooklyn Rd . Sheperds Bush London leaving 246 pounds to daughter Violetta Henritta Mary ROWE ,WIDOW of Richard The 1851 Census shows Henry to be living at Islington, Middlesex with his wife Henrietta, son Harry and a daughter Elizabeth born following his retirment to London. Marriage Date 2 - Feb Marriage Year 1839 Husband First Names H.J.W. Husband Surname Postlethwaite Wife First Names Henrietta Nelson Wife Surname Richardson IOR Reference None Source Year 1839 Source Edition 2 Source Presidency Bengal Source Event Marriage Entry At Calcutta, H.J.W. Postlethwaite, Esq., H.M. 26th regt. Cameronians, to Henrietta Nelson, third daughter of C.R. Richardson, Esq., of Kumtoul, Tirhoot. She died 6th April 1896 12 Brooklyn Road , Sheperds Bush London leaving 246 pounds to her daughter Violetta Henrietta Mary ROWE

Henrietta Nelson Richardson FATHER Christopher Rowland Richardson MOTHER Martha Anne BAPTISM 11 Feb 1819 - Calcutta, Bengal, India.[1]

Henrietta Nelson Richardson SPOUSE Henry James William Postlewaite MARRIAGE 2 Feb 1839 - Calcutta, Bengal, India.[2]


  1. Baptism: "India Births and Baptisms, 1786-1947"
    citing Digital film/folder number: 005136987; FHL microfilm: 498611
    FamilySearch Record: FGD6-NP1 (accessed 21 March 2024)
    Henrietta Nelson Richardson baptism on 11 Feb 1819, daughter of Christopher Rowland Richardson & Martha Anne, in Bengal, India.
  2. Marriage: "India Marriages, 1792-1948"
    citing Digital film/folder number: 005137010; FHL microfilm: 498976; Record number: 26; Packet letter: A
    FamilySearch Record: FGNS-X42 (accessed 21 March 2024)
    Henrietta Nelson Richardson marriage to Henry James William Postlewaite on 2 Feb 1839 in Bengal, India.

Henrietta Postlethwaite Age: 42 Record Type: Burial Birth Date: abt 1854 Death Date: abt 1896 Burial Date: 22 Dec 1896 Burial Place: Norwood Cemetery, Norwood Road, Lambeth, Lambeth, England Register Type: Bishop's Transcript

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