Third Generation

6. John Thomas3 Richardson (Eleanor (Ellenor)2 Hopwood, John1) was born in Langley Dale, Yorkshire September 1872. Free BMD has an entry Ref Auckland 10a 278. John died DEC Q 1927 in Auckland district, Co. Durham. Information from my mother that he died between the 2 World Wars. Susan Field says he died 1924. But Free BMD has an entry Ref. Volume 10 A Page 257 for a John T Richardson aged 56 which ties in with his birth .

He married Elizabeth Annie Brown in Auckland district, Co. Durham, March 1893. Ref 10a 203. This marriage has to be confirmed as at this stage I am not certain if Elizabeth Annie Brown is the correct spouse. However, the 1901 Census has a John Thomas Richardson with his wife Elizabeth Annie.

Elizabeth was born in Woodhouses, Pollards Lands, Co. Durham 10 April 1872. Birthplace and year taken from 1901 Census when aged 28. Exact date supplied by Susan Field.

She was listed as head of household in the 1901 census in Woodhouses, Pollards Lands, Co. Durham. RG13 Piece 4645 John aged 29 a shaftman on coal mine, Elizabeth 28, Frederick William 6, Mary Ellen 4, John 2 and Elizabeth Ann 2 months.

She was listed as head of household in the 1911 UK Census in 1 Deanery House, Adelaide, Shildon, Co. Durham. RG14PN29717 RG78PN1721 RD547 SD1 ED15 SN416 shows John T 39 coal miner stoneman born Copley, Elizabeth A 38 born Woodhouse married 18 years, Mary Ellen 14 born Langley Moor, Elizabeth Ann 10 born Woodhouse, Thomas 4 born Shildon and Maurice 1 born Shildon. Joyn and Elizabeth had 7 children 1 of whom is dead.

He was listed as head of household in the 1881 census in Eldon Village, Eldon, County Durham. RG11 Piece 4918 Folio 7 Page 8. Thomas is aged 33 a farm labourer born Shildon. Eleanor (spelt Ellinor) 26 born Bishop Auckland. Mary Annie 7 and John Thomas 9 both born Langley Dale, York and father John 64 widower, farm labourer.

He was listed as head of household in the 1891 census in Greenfield, Etherley, West Auckland, Co. Durham. RG12 Piece 4075 Thomas aged 43 a farmer, Ellenor 38, John 19, Mary 17 Thomas's father John a widower 74. I have a flyleaf from a bible on which is writen "Mary Annie Richardson Etherley 18/92" (presumably 1892). Below it written in pencil is "Low green Field farm".

He was listed as head of household in the 1901 census in Woodhouses, Pollards Lands, Co. Durham. RG13 Piece 4645 John aged 29 a shaftman on coal mine, Elizabeth 28, Frederick William 6, Mary Ellen 4, John 2 and Elizabeth Ann 2 months.

He was listed as head of household in the 1911 UK Census in 1 Deanery House, Adelaide, Shildon, Co. Durham. RG14PN29717 RG78PN1721 RD547 SD1 ED15 SN416 shows John T 39 coal miner stoneman born Copley, Elizabeth A 38 born Woodhouse married 18 years, Mary Ellen 14 born Langley Moor, Elizabeth Ann 10 born Woodhouse, Thomas 4 born Shildon and Maurice 1 born Shildon. John and Elizabeth had 7 children 1 of whom is dead but I can only trace 6 in total.

John Thomas Richardson and Elizabeth Annie Brown had the following children:

child 19 i. Frederick William4 Richardson was born in Sunniside, Co. Durham June 1894. Free BMD has an entry Auckland district Ref. Volume 10A Page 253. 1901 Census when aged 6 says born Sunniside. Frederick died 1910 in Auckland district, Co. Durham, at 16 years of age. Date supplied by Susan Field. Free BMD has an entry Ref. Volume 10A Pa ge 129 aged 16.

He was listed as head of household in the 1901 census in Woodhouses, Pollards Lands, Co. Durham. RG13 Piece 4645 John aged 29 a shaftman on coal mine, Elizabeth 28, Frederick William 6, Mary Ellen 4, John 2 and Elizabeth Ann 2 months.

child 20 ii. Mary Ellen Richardson was born in Littleburn, Co. Durham 8 August 1896. Birthplace and year taken from 1901 Census when aged 4. Exact date supplied by Susan Field. She was listed as head of household in the 1901 census in Woodhouses, Pollards Lands, Co. Durham. RG13 Piece 4645 John aged 29 a shaftman on coal mine, Elizabeth 28, Frederick William 6, Mary Ellen 4, John 2 and Elizabeth Ann 2 months.

She was listed as head of household in the 1911 UK Census in 1 Deanery House, Adelaide, Shildon, Co. Durham. RG14PN29717 RG78PN1721 RD547 SD1 ED15 SN416 shows John T 39 coal miner stoneman born Copley, Elizabeth A 38 born Woodhouse married 18 years, Mary Ellen 14 born Langley Moor, Elizabeth Ann 10 born Woodhouse, Thomas 4 born Shildon and Maurice 1 born Shildon. Joyn and Elizabeth had 7 children 1 of whom is dead.

child 21 iii. John Richardson was born in Woodhouses, Pollards Lands, Co. Durham 25 September 1898. Birthplace and year taken from 1901 Census when aged 2. Exact date supplied by Susan Field. He married Jemima Ballentine MacMillan in Teesdale district, Co. Durham, DEC Q 1925. Name of spouse taken from Susan Field's family teee on Genes Reunited. F ree BMD has an entry Ref. Volume 10A Page463.

He was listed as head of household in the 1901 census in Woodhouses, Pollards Lands, Co. Durham. RG13 Piece 4645 John aged 29 a shaftman on coal mine, Elizabeth 28, Frederick William 6, Mary Ellen 4, John 2 and Elizabeth Ann 2 months.

child 22 iv. Elizabeth Ann Richardson was born in Woodhouses, Pollards Lands, Co. Durham 10 February 1901. Birthplace and year taken from 1901 Census when aged 2 months. Exact date supplied by Susan Field. Elizabeth died 1940 at 39 years of age. Date supplied by Susan Field.

She was listed as head of household in the 1901 census in Woodhouses, Pollards Lands, Co. Durham. RG13 Piece 4645 John aged 29 a shaftman on coal mine, Elizabeth 28, Frederick William 6, Mary Ellen 4, John 2 and Elizabeth Ann 2 months.

She was listed as head of household in the 1911 UK Census in 1 Deanery House, Adelaide, Shildon, Co. Durham. RG14PN29717 RG78PN1721 RD547 SD1 ED15 SN416 shows John T 39 coal miner stoneman born Copley, Elizabeth A 38 born Woodhouse married 18 years, Mary Ellen 14 born Langley Moor, Elizabeth Ann 10 born Woodhouse, Thomas 4 born Shildon and Maurice 1 born Shildon. Joyn and Elizabeth had 7 children 1 of whom is dead.

child 23 v. Thomas Richardson was born in Shildon, Co. Durham 1907. Place and year of birth taken from 1911 Census. He was listed as head of household in the 1911 UK Census in 1 Deanery House, Adelaide, Shildon, Co. Durham. RG14PN29717 RG78PN1721 RD547 SD1 ED15 SN416 shows John T 39 coal miner stoneman born Copley, Elizabeth A 38 born Woodhouse married 18 years, Mary Ellen 14 born Langley Moor, Elizabeth Ann 10 born Woodhouse, Thomas 4 born Shildon and Maurice 1 born Shildon. Joyn and Elizabeth had 7 children 1 of whom is dead.

child 24 vi. Maurice Richardson (still alive).

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