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Richard William Riches (bef. 1857 - bef. 1909)

Richard William Riches
Born before in Palling, Norfolk, England, United Kingdommap
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Husband of [private wife (unknown - unknown)]
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Father of [private son (unknown - 1970s)] and [private daughter (unknown - unknown)]
Died before at about age 52 in Blofield, Norfolk, England, United Kingdommap
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Richard William Riches was born in the second quarter of 1857 in Tunstead, Norfolk, England to James & Lucretia Riches.[1] He was christened at Palling Church (St. Margaret), on 8 July 1860.[2]

In 1861 the Riches family were living in Palling, Norfolk, England. Richard's father James, was a corn merchant.[3]

  • James Riches Head 38 Catfield, Norfolk
  • Lucretia Riches Wife 36 Potter Heiham, Norfolk
  • Lucretia Riches Dau 12 Catfield, Norfolk
  • Charlotte Riches Dau 10 Palling, Norfolk
  • Richard Riches Son 3 Palling, Norfolk
  • Beatrice Riches Dau 0 Palling, Norfolk


Richard William Riches married Mary Ann Spanton at St Mary's Church, South Walsham, Norfolk, England on 5 October 1880.[4]


Richard William Riches passed away on the 3rd quarter of 1909 in Blofield, Norfolk, England. He was 52 years old.[5] His probate was passed on 10 February 1910, leaving his wife Mary Ann Riches as beneficiary.[6]


  1. England & Wales birth registration: Tunstead and Happing [district], Volume 4b, Page 44, 2nd quarter 1857, mother's maiden name GRAPES
  2. "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch ( : 12 February 2018, Richard William Riches, ); citing item 6 p 78, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,911,637
  3. "England and Wales Census, 1861," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 19 April 2019), Richard Riches in household of James Riches, Palling, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom; from "1861 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast ( : n.d.); citing PRO RG 9, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.
  4. "England, Norfolk, Parish Registers (County Record Office), 1510-1997," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 December 2014), Richard William Riches and Mary Ann Spanton, 05 Oct 1880, Marriage; citing South Walsham St Mary, Norfolk, England, Record Office, Norwich; FHL microfilm 1,657,202
  5. Reference: 1909 S Quarter in BLOFIELD UNION Volume 04B Page 109
  6. "England and Wales, National Index of Wills and Administrations, 1858-1957," database, FamilySearch ( : 17 September 2018), Richard William Riches, 10 Feb 1910; citing Probate, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, Great Britain.; FHL microfilm

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